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MSC Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

MSC
Ship
Eastern Mediterranean
Departure Port

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Excellent

173

Very Good

132

Average

113

Poor

95

Terrible

89

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612 MSC Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


muddicaroline2 avatar

muddicaroline2

1 Review Written

Brilliant

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Extremely friendly service staff brilliant and in the dining room at night they were so friendly, and could not gave done enough for us there was particular lady in the dining room who met us and showed us to our ta ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Kenwootton

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Just a good value cruise

We read all the reviews. We have a balcony cabin it is great, yes the shower is small but really it is good. The staff have been fantastic The food is good, really good. The buffers have everything thing you ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Gazzetta

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Terrible

The ship is very unorganized. The food was the same every day. Front desk clerk named Barbara Uchiyama was always scowling and treating guests without the least education and attention. The tours were ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mervous

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Better planning, bettter details and this would be our best yet.

The ship was due to sail from Venice and we were advised that due to the weather, it was now leaving from Trieste but we needed to check in at Venice at usual from 11am. Of course, the weather is not their ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Katcas75

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

WORST CRUISE EVER ! RUINED ANNIVERSARY TRIP!

SO DISAPPOINTED !! My husband and I were on our 20th Aniversary, we normally travel the first week of December. We arrived at Venece to embark and the first surprize we recieved was an unexpected 2 hour bus drive ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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fhflea

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Americans on MSC in the Mediterranean

This ship seemed to have a primarily European clientele. However, being American was not a detriment. Every staff person that we approached for whatever reason, spoke English. All messages were announced in English ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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snowcat

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

First Time on MSC

I tend to write long reviews, so here it goes! My husband and I cruised on MSC on a 12 day itinerary RT Venice and the Mediterranean. We are seasoned cruisers, having cruised on Holland America, Carnival, Royal ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Cranleigh Man

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Party Ship

This was our first cruise with M.S.C. cruises and we chose this cruise for the itinerary not the ship. Before we booked our cruise we looked on various websites for reviews on the Opera but there was not many, and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


robo18 avatar

robo18

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

having done 23 other cruises this was the worst one,and one of the most expensive, tha cabin was very good,clean and comfortable,the public rooms were nice and good service,but thats were it stops,the 2 bars with ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Melcoz

2 Reviews Written

Great food and entertainment

We boarded the Magnifica the day that Venice flooded - the water was already calf-deep in the morning, very sad. The boarding process was very smooth, and so was our departure. Our interior cabin was always ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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agibbs

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cruising with small children and infants

We chose MSC cruises based on their "family friendly" policies and although the reviews weren't great we were willing to give it a go. I have previously cruised with many other lines, however these were all ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Dagenhamboy

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Six months is a lifetime

We chose the Sinfonia for our November cruise as we'd had a brilliant experience on the same ship in May. Unfortunately, six months is a lifetime for this ship. Departing from Venice, the embarkation was chaotic, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Traveler-14344

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary Cruise

We picked this cruise because of the itinerary. We have cruised with MSC's bigger ships (Divina, Preziosa, and Seaside). So our expectation at least for the ship experience is a tad lower than the ships we've been. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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maturelady01

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

FLOATING DIRTY ASHTRAY

Despite my friends and work colleagues telling me to stear clear of this company, the Itinerary was the thing that I required...Venice and Greek Islands. I had booked a late flight back after the cruise so I could ...
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Sail Date October 2019


DIROY avatar

DIROY

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Organised Chaos!

Chose this cruise for the itinerary as places we hadn't been before . Have cruised with other companies , Royal Caribbean, Celebrity , P & O previously. Lovely start to the holiday with 3 days in lake Garda prior to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


KL sailor avatar

KL sailor

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not Impressed

This cruise started from Venice and started out badly - the embarkation process was a nightmare. It took us just over 2 and a half hours of standing around with little assistance from MSC personnel. The food was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Wbellmer

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible Experience!

This was our first, and last, cruise with MSC. Having been on MANY cruises from the US to many different ports including international ports, this was a great disappointment. The food was below our standards in ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Angiekimurphy

1 Review Written

Excellent value for money

This was our first cruise and we wanted to get an overview of cruising at a reasonable cost. We were looking for a cruise out of Venice to visit the Greek Islands. We absolutely loved the cruise we found the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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valencastarias

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Avoid!! The cruise of hell!!!

[Borrador] Este mensaje no se ha enviado. Guardado: Mié 29/05/2019 18:41 Since we left the airport the entire experience was Incredibly bad. The bus that took us to the port was leaking, the bus was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


Nick570 avatar

Nick570

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent debut cruise

My wife and I decided to cruise for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. We chose MSC for the location. We were lucky to spend 2 days in Venice prior to departure which was amazing. Firstly having read reviews I see a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Jim met avatar

Jim met

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not up to par with other cruise lines

Food in the main dinning room was good some nights and bad others, lobster was available one night for an addition $24 and was very small. And salads are not offered as one of the courses. Drink packages are very ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Ginge1 avatar

Ginge1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awful service and after care

This was our first cruising experience and definitely our last with MSC. We travelled with another family who have been on quite a few cruises. From the start we were left feeling disappointed with the length of ...
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Sail Date May 2019


Besswest avatar

Besswest

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We felt there was a lot of waiting in lines. But the guests were very rude, arrogant & pushy. And people invade your space. Waiting for a shuttle bus, for approx 200 people and only one arrived a fight broke out. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Rosa62 avatar

Rosa62

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

Picked this cruise from Bari as we wanted to come back to Bari and spend time in the Puglia area.. Cruise was great although more time could have been spent in ports . Restaurant waiters and service was great ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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pennystroud

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Never Again

American Airlines Cruise recommend this cruise and for that they will never get my business again. I have been on numerous cruises Carnival, Princess, NCL & Celebrity and I would pick any of these any day. We ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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