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12 MSC Europe - Black Sea Cruise Reviews

Connie Tact avatar

Connie Tact

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Good Value Cruise


Having read varied reviews we went on MSC with low expectations but hopeful, as my husband understands Italian we may find experience better than others who have reviewed it. In fact the announcements on this trip ...
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Sail Date September 2016

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Gisela Martinez

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

They gave me a balcony with a completely obstructed view.

I would like to make a complaint of my last cruise with MSC. In October 2013, I made a cruise in the Mediterranean in the ship Lirica. I reserved a balcony and this trip was great. I had a beautiful view from my ...
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Sail Date September 2015

katryn88 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Food and Service All Time Low

MSC Opera. Experienced cruiser and this was the worst. Service Mgr said that cruise caters to Europeans and not to American standards...what? Expecting decent food, timely beverage and meal service is too much to ...
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Sail Date September 2015

EMYBgd avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Annoying things

Before MSC Opera I was on MSC Fantasia which is a bigger (and better) ship. Overall impresion is great! Itineraries are great, time spent on shore excellent and everyone are so nice and kind. If this had been my ...
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Sail Date July 2015

skybird123 avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly surprised!!

I had read so many negative reviews that I was hesitant to book this cruise line. I truly don't know what they were complaining about! Boarding was so swift and I was in my cabin, with my luggage without any snafus. ...
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Sail Date October 2013

dun123das avatar


14 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

MSC Magnifica - magnificent value!

MSC Magnifica 8th October 2024  Very quick check-in, on board and in cabin by 12.45. S3 family cabin - sitting area next to full length balcony windows, separated from dressing area and bedroom by curtains. King ...
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Sail Date October 2014

kazzer257a avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worries were absolutely needless

we booked the cruise as it was a good price and nice itinerary, then I got very concerned by all the bad reviews regarding the food and staff. These concerns was needless. The ship is lovely, the food in both the ...
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Sail Date September 2014

Moi 123 avatar

Moi 123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lots of good points - but quite a few bad ones too!

MSC has some pretty bad reviews, and I'm pleased to report that we had a very pleasant time on board Opera. However, it was not all plain sailing, if you'll excuse the pun. So let's start with the bad points and if ...
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Sail Date June 2014

kstares avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise, well worth the money.

Just returned home after a Magnificent 11 day cruise. Having never been to Europe and having read the reviews, I had very low expectations. Well, this trip was fantastic. Embarkation was very easy and quick. Our ...
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Sail Date May 2014

siempre avatar


1 Review Written

No rating

Surprise surprise

I say surprise surprise for two reasons, this was our first cruise with MSC and my husband had been very reluctant to sail with this Italian company but we were very surprised at the high standard of hygiene, food, ...
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Sail Date October 2013

SpeMarCruiser avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote


We have cruised on Holland America - can't find any fault there - our friends have cruised with Princess - also could not find any fault. MSC Musica was an experience that we would not want to repeat. The ship was ...
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Sail Date September 2013

Stargazer1937 avatar


1 Review Written

Lirica -- Mixed Experience

We boarded the Lirica at Civitavecchia to cruise to Istanbul, Yalta, Odessa, Athens, Sorrento (Capri), and Genoa. MSC traces its history to cargo shipping, and care of the ship is tops -- constant cleaning, ...
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Sail Date April 2013

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