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510 MSC Europe Cruise Reviews


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Frame101

1 Review Written

Very Poor Service Generally, Especially When Sun Bathing on Decks & Small Cabin

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Small Cabin, Very Poor Service Generally, Especially When Sun Bathing on Decks and they Certainly want to Pack you in.!! High Pressure Selling their Full Drinks package, which is okay but due to this take up, or ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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sorocco

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Uncomfortable Non Smoking ship, inhospitable staff

MSC is my preferred cruise line but I was let down by this ship and some of the staff. I enjoy a smoke with my cocktails and also a chair to sit on but there is very limited smoking areas and sitting areas on ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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lyndarra

5 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

MSC - Lift Your Game if You Want to Attract Non European Cruisers.

This was a 20 night cruise Genoa/Miami commencing Nov 5., Cruising background. Celebrity x 6, HAL x 4, RCI x 3, Princess x 1, Carnival x 1. Countries cruised, Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Indonesia, USA, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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roubok

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor guest communication, no one knew the answer

Like many people have mentioned about MSC ships - BEAUTIFUL SHIP, POOR EXPERIENCE. Let's start with the Pro: - very clean - excellent gym equipment - great stage/entertainment, top notch. - great ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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agregory_pr

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Bad Service and Pay For EVERYTHING

Having sailed previously on MSC Divina in Carebbean on two ocasion, thaught a mediterranean cruise with MSC would be a good idea. Wrong. Mediterranean cruises are not like in the caribbean. Not even the water on ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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JJOHNSTON1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Never Again..

My husband and I went on this cruise ship with another couple for a "babymoon" vacation. Last hurrah before a baby. A little background on us, I am 26 years old, my husband 28 and we have been on a princess cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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joshdaking777

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

MSC Scamiosa or MegaSCam

The company is not transparent in many ways. Let's start with the cabin, the photo they advertise is completely different than the actual cabin (Bella experience ocean view). They advertise the cabin being more ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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lay about

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A cruise without TV and poor satellite communication

Told by Iglu that this was a good cruise, .No bus to pick us up at Nice, one arrived 2 hours late. Boat drill held before we had got to our cabin. Internet very slow and news from TV non existent after ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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port solent

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not the best cruise

We chose this repositioning cruise because of the itinerary and wanted to do more of South Africa. Overall the ship was clean and tidy, the staff must take a lot of credit for this. But we were disappointed ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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tony s

9 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

MSC CAN'T EVEN GET IT RIGHT IN YACHT CLASS

We are experienced cruisers and have been to many of the ports and have cruised on many different cruise lines. So, we expect mistakes,errors, and missteps,especially on a new cruise ship. MSC exceeded our ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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sosinga

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The second disappointment on the Divina

We have been cruising with MSC for the last 3 years. This was the 11th cruise with MSC and the 7th on the Divina.This review compares the Transatlantic cruise from the Divina during November 2019 against the ...
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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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foyspa

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Not my kinda cruise

Well after 73 cruises I can finally say never again on MSC. My pros were : Embarkation in Barcelona and disembarkation in Barcelona Our wait staff in main dining room (I use the term dining room loosely) ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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RedStarLine

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC is deteriorating

Embarkation was quick and smooth. The Preziosa is a beautifull ship with a good layout. We were cruising in an Aurea suite which includes the ‘Easy’ drinking package, massage and spa access. Overall food ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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dsjm

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

First & Last MSC Cruise!

We chose this cruise because we like the itinerary, the dates were perfect and the price was good. In the past we have cruised with P&O, Cunard, Royal Caribbean & Princess and have always had a good experience ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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abnamro

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Mafia Syndicate Cruiseline

Kiel to New York Embarkation at Kiel: Complete chaos took us 3 hours to get on the ship. There were no real lines for USA Citizens EU citizens after 2 hours they tried to rearange after thet it was more ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Pipo64

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Too much advertising, always discounts, great offers, shops...

A friend of mine said that MSC offers good trips through Europa. So we booked a expensive cruise with almoust all the packages needed. We were surprised, that a lot of drinks are not included in our package. We ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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janmel

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

NEVER AGAIN

We chose this cruise as we wanted to revisit some of the destinations again & the value for money Muster what a joke this is how you put your lifejacket on Produce your passports at 7:30 am ??? never went we ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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gordygord

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Slipping standards

Previously used MSC about 7 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. Treated with respect and pleasant dining all through the day. This cruise eas so different, majority of staff unsmiling and grudgingly helpful when ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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antonia80

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Miss

This was a winter break away. The check in was straight forward. No major problems. Inside the ship, you scan your sea pass card at a machine and authorize €250 to b taken as on board credit. The first ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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jonjohn61

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Treated as second class.

Our cruise began in Copenhagen, Denmark. During the pre boarding process my wife and I were asked where we were from by one of the MSC cruise line staff holding a clip board. We responded, "we are from Texas, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Debred

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Would not sail with MSC again

Chose this cruise as it was a good price but with hindsight I would rather miss a cruise and put that money towards another cruise line. Ive been with other cruise lines before and have enjoyed all of them. The ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Jayneontheocean

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Quantity over quality

Pros: Cleanliness and space of cabin was good. Equipment at the gym is good. Cons: Food: The (paid for in advance but constantly stated as ‘complimentary’) restaurants and buffet all served low ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Russ Cruiser

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Poor service and organisation

If you’re looking for a bit of luxury, some good quality service, friendly staff, great entertainment and decent value for money, THIS IS NOT FOR YOU. The entertainment is a bunch of people singing, changing ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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grjbyfleet

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise from hell

We have been on over 60 cruises on at least 8 cruise lines. This is the first time when checking in, you do not produce a credit card for validation. When you get on board there is a machine to validate your ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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