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MSC Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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823

Very Good

594

Average

398

Poor

371

Terrible

304

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Family Cruises

2,506

Romantic Cruises

938

Entertainment Cruises

807

Senior Cruises

695

Group and Theme Cruises

319

2,506 MSC Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


andrewjb1 avatar

andrewjb1

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Cruising During Covid with MSC

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MSC are one of the first cruise lines to start operating their ships again following the situation with Covid-19. Whilst they appear to be getting it right and the experience was excellent they could be leading to ...
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Sail Date September 2020


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aprillew

1 Review Written

Worst ever!

This was the worst Cruise line I've ever been on. I took my 20 year old son on it for his first cruise and was embarrassed. The ship's elevator kept breaking down. They changed our itinerary and we couldn't stop at ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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tara1308

1 Review Written

No Complaints!

This was our first cruise with MSC and definitely will not be our last. We were a family of 4 (with 2 older teenagers 18 & 19) and stayed in an Oceanview cabin. We had heard previous complaints about the food but we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


SarahW avatar

SarahW

1 Review Written

Just amazing!

I loved almost everything about MSC. My other experience of a cruise is Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas. I would say the major differences in US and European cruises are the food and entertainment. Royal Caribbean ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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PearlM

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good Travel On A Budget!

MSC allows kids under 18 to travel free. It also offers military discounts as well as other discounts, just ask. We were 3 people, me- the mom, one daughter in college, and one daughter in high school. We went ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mpunt

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Always a Great time

This was our 4th cruise with MSC and again I checked reviews to see about our ship and what people had to say. We were on the sister ship last year in Europe and it was excellent. My only complaint about this ship ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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rnweide

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship and phenomenal entertainment staff

Definitely a more European feel, so maybe not suitable for American families with young kids. The food was wonderful with a buffet running most of the day and several dining rooms. We were in the Marco Polo dining ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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jillmpauly

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Spring Break 2020 on MSC Meraviglia

We choose this cruise because of the beautiful ship, price and itinerary. Embarkation and disembarkation were very smooth. We were able to board the ship at the time of our scheduled arrival. The disembarkation was ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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potsie57

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Average Cruise

We booked this cruise at full price over a year ago. We wanted to try MSC, I had read all the reviews and decided to go with an open mind. First off the ship is beautiful and very clean, the only think we didn't ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Cruisin80

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Always so much fun and luxurious

We love to cruise, we find it relaxing and love spending quality time with the family. We always enjoy the entertainment and love taking part. Its definitely easier on the 2nd cruise.. the food in the buffet it ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Kitty7576

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just Okay

Good price. Six days five night cruise was $179. . Embarkation was average. It takes a bit of time for 2500 people to board a ship so that was not remarkable either way. When we arrived onto the ship we were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Lottie57

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Average experience

Well first of all I want to say that the Coronavirus did not impact our cruise whatsoever. We didn't even know about the chaos at home until we disembarked from our cruise on March 14. We booked this "spring ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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semberton

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Another Amazing Vacation!

Pros and Cons with detailed review to follow. Pros: Beautiful, large, fun filled ship Friendly helpful staff and crew Entertainment Food and beverage selection ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Ellenton

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Love love love the ship

This is our third MSC and our 43rd cruise embarkation was super smooth and easy but we are diamond because of our status match cabin was a balcony on deck nine nicely appointed room plenty of space but limited ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Norahkiora

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Stunning Ship

I went on this cruise with my daughter and her two little boys, aged 4 and 6. We chose it because it matched the boy’s half term dates. The ship looked enormous, I really doubted it would be ‘for me’. With ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Macbear avatar

Macbear

2 Reviews Written

MSC Seaside Feb 8, 2020 Back to Back

We are experienced cruisers (18+) with five different cruise lines and trips to five continents. We choose this cruise based on a positive experience on MSC Meraviglia last year in Med. Beautiful ship, great ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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FelipeAnh

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Awful experience

Starting from the embarkation the experience was terrible. Complete caos, disorganized, very lazy and uncomfortable... get ready for at least 3 hours of waiting. Arriving at the ship we found all the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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faddymaher

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very Disapointed !

We had used MSC for our 10 year anniversary in the Mediterranean and I admit that it had been perfect on all points; staff, stopovers, shows, entertainment, quality of food served in the restaurants. We were ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Big Paddle

1 Review Written

New Years week Caribbean cruise on Meraviglia - Positives and Negatives

Booking this cruise was a shot in the dark as there were no North American reviews at the time, but the price was good for the holiday week I wanted and I took the dive. I'm writing this to help others decide if ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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montylee

7 Reviews Written

70 Helpful Votes

Budget family cruise option.

MSC Armonia review Each person that cruises will have their own set of criteria for evaluating a cruise. Complaints by some are rejected by others. I accept that. Having been fortunate enough to have traveled on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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annauccia

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Horrible experience from start to finish

My husband and I cruise quite often, several times a year. This time we decided to take our entire family with us , a group of 11, including 8 adults...(2 seniors) , an 8 year old, and twin 3 year olds.... this was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Omaji

1 Review Written

Caraïben cruise

Last summer July 2019 I went with my family on cruise to the Caraïben and the Bahamas. Main reason we went with MSC is the itinerary because they provided a 2week back to back cruise which covered most of the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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joken1105

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A great first ever cruise experience

Overall, I loved the MSC Divina and I would highly recommend it to anyone who would like to take a cruise on it. However, it has its pros and cons in each category. Cabin: This category has no cons, my cabin was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Germy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Time of our life

Beginning of this February we made the one week Caribean Cruise on MSC Seaside. It was a special trip together with our almost 18 year old son. And the goal was to have together a wonderful, unforgetable time. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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rdsleep

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise!

We spent 7 nights on the Divina and had a fine time. The food was just ok but when you're cooking for thousands of people, you've got to keep things pretty generic. Finding a table at the buffet was sometimes hard ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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