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MSC Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to Europe

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25 MSC Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to Europe


marinegurg avatar

marinegurg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Grandiosa - Smart ship but too busy

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This was our second experience of MSC following a short cruise only a few days earlier on the Presiosa. Upon embarkation we were assaulted by 'in your face' crew members on a mission to sell you 'things', sadly ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Serendipity52cruiser

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Forgettable experience.

First off, we were told we had a free upgrade. I tried to contact the travel agent to no avail. When we got onto the ship, I asked about the upgrade and had a sign literally pushed into my face which said there ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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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


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ell493

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Some good things but mostly we did not like it

I have only been on one other cruise, that was Carnival, so that is the only comparison I have. First, the good thing... The entertainment was great. The people in the show do a wonderful job. Most of the staff ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Cher9090

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Average cruise

We enjoyed the places of Port the cruise took, our cabin had a balcony and it was a very nice room, the food was poor and so was the service very unfriendly staff, made the ship experience very unpleasant. Having ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Bevangus

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic world beating ship

Bellissima is truly a wonderful ship. Awe inspiring. It has every available resource that you could wish for. It truly is magnificent. The cabin (inside) was so much nicer than portrayed in photos and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Mary123456789

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

My last cruise line choice

Just got back from cruise in Rome beautiful ship cabins good size restaurant waiters cabin staff excellent I don’t know how they put up with so many rude customers. Food in Buffett lukewarm was told to ask for ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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nettienettie52

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good for the Price

Cost of Cruise - very reasonable - ours included a drinks package (anything on the bar lists barring ones marked with asterisk. The only Lager on this package was Heineken draught or bottled. Loads of different ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Steviltravels

1 Review Written

Not Wheelchair Friendly!

I sailed on the MSC Fantasia with my husband and 3 children ages 7, 9, and 10. My daughter ended up breaking her foot a couple of days before our vacation and ended up using a wheelchair and crutches throughout our ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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nycviki

1 Review Written

Could have been better

this was an OK - average cruise experience, but defiantly could have been better. if you like to have coffee with your breakfast, get ready to wait 30 minute to have it brought to you, or you will have to go to ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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jastaniforth

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

It was part of a tour package with Trip A Deal. Embarkation went smoothly.Considering how many people there were and our luggage came to our room within the hour. Our first cruise in years we were looking forward ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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atlantasandyg

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship - Boring Ride

I chose this ship as I wanted to enjoy the holidays with my family in a new ship and this one looked spectacular and I thought the ports would be fun as well. Before leaving I read the reviews that other people had ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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anne0612

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Really disappointing trip.

We booked this trip for our honeymoon, and were accompanied by another two couples. We chose this ship because it was brand new. We had cruised before with Thompson and Royal Caribbean. First off, we had to wait at ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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dormin

2 Reviews Written

Customers have to do everything for themselves

This ship was clean and tidy, the food was average and never hot, just warm if you were lucky. If you had a question regarding anything on the ship, YOU had to go to deck 5 and stand in a queue to speak to one of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Mags30 avatar

Mags30

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Too many passengers, not enough staff

Booked this cruise to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary and was initially amazed at such a magnificent ship but unfortunately things went downhill very quickly. Lengthy queques for embarkation and when checked ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Elena Rivero

1 Review Written

Improvable

We spent a good week because the family company we had was great, but the service on the cruise is better. I have been to other shipping companies and this was the first time with MSC and I think some services are ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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ALLAN99

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

FIRST AND PROBABLY THE LAST CRUISE WITH MSC

First cruise with MSC having sailed previously on P & O, Celebrity and NCL. This is probably the most luxurious ship that we have been on, but the least positive experience of any cruises we have taken. The ship ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Claudette.porter

1 Review Written

Could have been better

We picked this cruise because we could pick it up in Valencia. Getting on the ship was ok. The cabin was excellent. I didn't like that at every port people left the ship and new people got on. The cafeteria we gave ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Polperro

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

1st cruise with MSC

I have cruised with numerous other cruise lines mainly NCL , RCI, P and O, Thomsons. I liked the look of the new ship and thought I would try MSC. Here's my honest review Check in no problems waited about ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Prada66

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Magnifica cruise August 2017

This was my first time cruising with MSC - the ship was adequate, the Magnifica - friendly and couldnt complain about my room - however the food was awful . We were on the first sitting at the Quattro Venti ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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breault

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Mixture of Good and Poor

A friend and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary (Eastern Mediterranean) and getting a fairly good deal on a balcony cabin. The Embarkation was very slow as we had to wait in at least 4 lines to get the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Padicoch

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Curate's egg - good in parts.

Performed with Corws Colin Jones Chorus as part of entertainment.. The ship is huge and depending on the location of your cabin , a lot of walking isinvolved to get from your cabin to the various restaurants. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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maria0922

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Standards down !!!

We have sailed on the Seaside two previous times and had very good experiences. This time, things certainly changed ! Dining room dinners were substandard for sure, although our dining room staff were very nice ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Josephinecachia

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Had high expectations but was disappointed

Just came back from Msc Bellissima ,we booked a year ago . This is our 15 th cruise ,second time on Msc.We were so looking forward as Msc Splendida was perfect. But unfortunately this one no.Inside cabin very ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Spookle

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship let down by food and staff

We flew to Hamburg to join this cruise and were very impressed with the price. Boarding in Hamburg took forever.. we queued for at least 2 hours and we arrived early. The ship itself is beautiful and balcony cabin ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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