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Havana Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
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Havana

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Excellent

29

Very Good

33

Average

33

Poor

28

Terrible

22

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33 Havana Cruise Reviews


monellar avatar

monellar

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not Fantastic

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We decided on this cruise as a sudden addition to our bucket list - Havana (Cuba), St Marteen, Antigua, Madera - all in one sweep. Getting through Havana airport was an exceptional experience and one not to be ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Kublakhan1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Boarded this ship 19/o2/19. Cuba, Mexico, Belize, Cayman Islands.

We chose this cruise for the itinerary, especially for Cuba. We had 3 chances to go ashore at Havana and it exceeded our expectations. The cabin was nice with large window and our cabin steward was excellent at ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Colorado Amy

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Family travel on this ship for U.S. travelers

I cruised the Montego Bay-Havana itinerary with my husband and three twenty-something children. We're from Colorado. We've traveled a lot together and are avid sightseers. We took this cruise mainly to visit ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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TheCruiseSearcher

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Some positives but lots of negatives

First time on MSC and from all the reviews I had read I went in with low expectations. Embarkation was a nightmare. There were long lines that moved very slowly and there were large groups of very noisy people ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Oline

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good and bad

Went on this cruise because I wanted to see Havanna,Mexico and Jamaica. It was my first cruise, and I rely enjoyed this way of traveling! We had everything we redden on board! What I did not like, which i ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Charbecca

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good itinerary, basic ship but value for money.

This was our first time on an MSC ship having previously cruised with Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Cunard & Princess. It's safe to say they do things a bit differently on MSC but this cruise was a lot cheaper than ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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caremi

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cheap and cheerful, don't expect any frills

Several issues with this cruise - entertainment on a weekly programme, if you're there for two weeks you get the same twice - no comedy shows (assume because of language issues) - no cinema, although the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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M. Regensburg

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

14 night cruise from Havana, Cuba

Cruise is chosen because of the itinary and price. We have cruised before with MSC (Splendida & Fantasia) in the mediterranean. Embarkation was smooth (except for the customs in Cuba) Ship is old and on ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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gskpk

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cuba & Caribbean Cruise

2 weeks cruise with had a very good itinerary inc 4 days in Havana Cuba. Also stops at- Belize City, Roatan Island Honduras, Costa Maya Mexico, Cozumel Mexico, Grand Cayman & Jamaica We thought Havana Cuba was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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MWVC46

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Was expecting more from this holiday

I had been on a cruise with Norwegian Sky a month before so I was able to compare quite easily and some of the differences astounded me. First off, alot of the staff in the buffet area were quite rude. I felt ...
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Sail Date November 2017


Denlen29 avatar

Denlen29

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mediocre

This was our first cruise, so although I have nothing to compare it to, I did expect a bit better. The first problem we encountered was a note in our stateroom saying the excursion we had booked for the following ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Papinop

1 Review Written

Se puede mejorar mucho todavia

El servicio de restauración sentado fue un desastre, mal atendidos, lento (2 horas para cenar) el camarero echando la culpa a la cocina, equivocaciones en los menús solicitados y servidos, .... Excursiones ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Baz-and-Shaz

2 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Could Do Better!

First impressions were good with the ship looking highly impressive moored alongside the quay at Havana and the staff being very smiley. Once on board, the ship was confirmed as being generally well maintained even ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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CC at sea

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Good time. But .........

After along flight (not direct) we arrived in Havana. Luggage was taken direct to the ship, we were advised to take some clothes etc for the following day ( in hand luggage)just in case our luggage was delayed - due ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Sleapy

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

FIVE STAR SHIP, THREE STAR CRUISE

We've cruised extensively but this is our first on MSC, we chose this ship for the itinerary and date. Firstly the flight on Air Europa was horrendous, inedible food, no leg room miserable hostesses and no screens ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Petticoat

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Loved Havana but not the best cruise experience

We choose this cruise because it was well-priced and the itinerary starting in Havana was a bit different than what other cruise lines had to offer. We flew to Varadero first, had a couple pf days in a wonderful ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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xtarra

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Mixed reviews

While there were many things I enjoyed about the cruise, there were a number of major problems. The main reason I was going to Cuba was to experience Havana. I was expecting to have 2 days in Havana. When I asked ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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ashleymarieS

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cuba is great......the ship isnt so wonderful

I went with a large group of single travelers to Cuba during the Christmas vacation (2016). I will say that the tours and sightseeing were all satisfactory. Loved seeing Havana and 2 other port of calls. I was ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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woolvett

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never Again

Choose cruise for destinations. The staff tried very hard but language was a problem for a lot of the waiters. Mostly Italian, Spanish, French and German passengers, British a very small amount of passengers. ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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hokalice

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good Old Medium Ship

Embarkation was good but not enough signs directing you to the check-in desk or to the ship (MSC was also docked here and their signs were everywhere which made it a little confusing). Disembarkation was very ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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CanadaFamilyOttawa

1 Review Written

29 Helpful Votes

Good and bad

We choose this cruise, to see Havana, as it was docked for two night followed by several islands. Good : We had a all inclusive, so the unlimited drinks were great. The food variety at dinner was ample. ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Emmert

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Probably better cruise line for this destination out there now

We chose this cruise line because we are Americans wanting to visit Cuba and at the time this was our best choice. Ship is old, windows were dirty, crew not helpful and unfriendly. Most unfriendly crew we have had ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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canman273

3 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

English Speakers Beware

This was my second cruise on Opera. I last travelled on her to the Black Sea thee years ago. On my last cruise I would have rated the ship four or five but this voyage had some major problems. Firstly the good ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Gracie36

2 Reviews Written

70 Helpful Votes

First MSC Cruise; a Little Disappointing

We are a british couple that flew from London to Havana on 10/02/16, we went to Varadero & spent 6 nights at the Blau Varadero before joining the MSC Opera. We knew the ship wasn't due to dock until around 3pm ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Traveller29

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

After Many Cruises ...

This was supposed to be something different, and special since we would get to see Havana. In fact, there were a lot of disappointments, from the get-go. Somehow, our overall trip included the "drinks ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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