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68 MSC Gay & Lesbian Cruises Cruise Reviews


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ngeromette

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

No... Just No

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My husband found this cruise on Travelocity at a very good price. We have been on 13 cruises but never with MSC. At such a great price, we thought we would give it a try. Boarding the ship in Miami was a breeze. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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LikesCruising

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Do yourself a favor, research the ship’s age before you book.

Do yourself a favor, research the ship’s age before you book a cruise. It has been decades since we have been on an MSC ship. In between we have cruised on medium sized ships with lots of lines, Celebrity, Royal ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Kevin79

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing first experience cruising

This was our first cruise, and whilst we booked it when we were a little tipsy, so glad we did. This was a holiday to celebrate my 40th... This was a Barcelona round trip. We stayed in the city the night before ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Torontomatt

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

If I could give this cruise a negative rating, I would ...

If you want to be treated like a criminal, discriminated against and be at risk of burning to death on the open seas, MSC is the cruise line for you! My issues started even before the cruise. As a solo traveller, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Newcruiser92

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beauty, but some kinks need worked out

Took a Caribbean cruise from Miami with my partner. It was the first trip from the ships new home port in Miami. That being said, the embarkation process was horrible. Took about 2 1/2 hours. However, when we got on ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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CruisinMaterial

34 Reviews Written

112 Helpful Votes

Meraviglia - Repositioning Extensive Review

About the Reviewer: I’m a 37-year-old male who sailed with his mother to celebrate her milestone birthday. This was my second MSC Cruise, my first being on the MSC Seaside in October 2018 (there’s a review for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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CHIPITN

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Never again! SAVE YOUR MONEY AND SANITY...go elsewhere

This cruise was a disaster from start to finish! I can't believe we paid so much and got so little in return. - Embarcation was a HUGE fail. There were no signs or people providing information regarding luggage at ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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tysona

5 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship but lacking

This is our first MSC cruise. I so wanted tonlove it but I just cannot. The ship its self is really lovely andthe cabin with balcony is spacious and comfortable. The food is adequate. Nothing special but not bad ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Host Joe

11 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Celebrity Cruiser Tries MSC Seaside

Background This was my 80th cruise overall, with most of them being on Celebrity in the past, followed by Royal Caribbean, Princess, Holland America, Cunard and Carnival. We found an incredible offer back in ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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jp382

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

The ship staff was so warm and sweet. They really made our vacation memorable.

My husband and I decided to book a very spontaneous trip on MSC Magnifica four days before the ship was to set sail through Expedia. We were coming from Boston, USA and took a non-stop flight to Rome, then a ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Bfsroyal

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC Seaview vs Royal Caribbean

We travelled as a couple on an 11 night transatlantic from Salvador to Barcelona. We primarily travel on Royal Caribbean and this was our first time on MSC. As such this review will be comparing the two. Good ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Nigellock

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A few things needed to improve on but otherwise a very nice ship.

Firstly this was our first cruise so we have nothing to completely judge against, however the things I will talk about was our experience. On arrival onto the ship we we’re badgered by staff wanting us to sign ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jadmiral

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beautifully designed Chrome & Mirrored ship, despite all the negativity!

This was our 9th cruise and we chose Seaside because of its design. We wanted as much outdoor space as possible. Tired of the old "Food Court" atrium designs. The outdoor seating for food and drink was beautiful. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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JohnTnolin

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Older ship

This was my first cruise and last. Truthfully I am the type that enjoys this however want to say the staff was extrely good. From the bars to the table. A gentleman was st my table and he had issues with his meal ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Gusto280

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great value, great cruise

We sailed on MSC Divina because we got got a bargain and to entice us we were "matched" to the level on NCL/Carnival, we found the ship to be nicely designed, our cabin was comfortable and the amount of amenities ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Delene Moodley

1 Review Written

My Husband's 30th birthday

Trying to find the perfect gift is always daunting, luckily i decided to gift my husband a cruise with the Msc Musica, Upon Arrival at the harbour, There was a que to get into check in and to leave your luggage, ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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bencatering

1 Review Written

HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE

We have been cruising with msc for many years, actually since 2009. This specific cruise was the first of three back-to-back cruises, as we only disenbarked on the 19th of december 2018. This cruise was the most ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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nickyboi88

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruisers

The reason for the cruise was to celebrate my 30th birthday. When looking for a cruise to match my birthday, MSC had the perfect dates , great itinerary and was quite cost effective for a 7 night cruise which are ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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rivaview

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous experience, so why the poor reviews?

I have cruised before, but my wife had not, and she was looking for "an over the top" experience". So I began searching for big ships doing the Mediterranean in November. MSC had a lot of ships and the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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LarryMiami

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

We loved the MSC Seaside....

I have to say after some of the bad reviews we were a little concerned, but honestly the Seaside exceeded our expectations on every level. We had a great time onboard, and in fact, are now planning another MSC ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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CruisinMaterial

34 Reviews Written

112 Helpful Votes

Seaside – Fantastica Balcony In-Depth Review

About the Reviewer: I’m a 36-year-old male who sailed with his mother for the first time on MSC Seaside (9/29/18). I’m now a seasoned cruiser with this first MSC cruise being my 45th cruise overall. Over half my ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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AmberAles

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Your vacay is what you make of it

This ship was chosen for a number of reasons. It was new (still under construction) when it was booked and we had never sailed MSC, having sailed on Carnival and NCL previously. We were initially booked into the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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cshim

6 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Amazing Yacht Club

Embarkation in Genoa started off as a nightmare. It was disorganised, none of the staff knew where we had to go and the signage was very confusing. No sign of the Yacht Club tent until we finally got directions from ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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PurpleUnicorn

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for!

Apologies this review is huge (over 9000 words) please see section headings if you don't want to read everything! Reasons for choosing this cruise: I chose this cruise as I wanted to be able to take my two ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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shearboinky

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

One of the best ships I have been on!!!

This is listed on CC as a 14 day but this was a 7 day on the Western Caribbean. Absolutely stunning. Great staff. Staff always cleaning. Very organized. Some of the best shows at sea!!!! Lots to do. Food ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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