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213 MSC Middle East Cruise Reviews


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sorocco

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

My new Favorite Ship

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Beautiful beautiful beautiful, I love this ship. We spent 18 days on this ship and I don't think we saw everything or tried every bar like we planned. But along the way we met some new friends, amazing staff, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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blue dragon

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

"so sorry" but we won't do anything cruise

I have over 10 years of cruising history with over 20 cruises on various line. I have seen better and lesser conditions on cruises over that time BUT The cruise that I have just taken on MSC on the Splendida on Feb ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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enuf42

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Suite 9010 - The Cruise That Should Never Have Happened.

28 days from Dubai to Hamburg visiting places I had never been was the mantra for our cruise. We set sail on March 12th 2020, same day I believe the world Pandemic was officially announced. Should MSC have let ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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tim716

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

28-night Grand Voyage - a great cruise and a great MSC job in the virus madness!

I booked this cruise 3 days before the virus hysteria started. I chose it because it was very cheap (about 40 euro person/day) with an Ok itinerary. It turned out to be probably the best and definitely the most ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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awat

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC - A huge disappointed - BEWARE!

We are highly disappointed and feel cheated out of our money. I feel like MSC should’ve canceled the cruise due to coronavirus outbreak as we didn’t visit any ports outside of UAE. I refuse to believe that MSC ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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RuthHutcheson

1 Review Written

Commercialised

Chose this cruise for some sunshine good food and sight seeing. Long queues every where ie checking in. Reception always had a queue Boat was clean Cabin ok but cabin boy over worked and never reached our ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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The Bone

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed on So Many Levels

I thought this a good time as any to write this review, as I’m lying in bed listening to the clanking and pounding coming from above our cabin. Disappointment began departure day. They had the wrong boarding ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Blacktrigeek

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Worked hard to please

We chose the cruise as we were celebrating our birthday. The embarkation process went seamlessly; we were shepherded from airport to ship with no problems. There was some waiting for our rooms to become available ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Chukigek

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Bellissima cruise tips

* Avoid deck 14 rooms by any means, until they are at the very nose of the ship (see cabin review) * All the packages (drinks, Internet) are hugely overpriced and I see no reason you'd like to use them as no ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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natalyakor99

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Overview

There was a suggestion to buy this [articular cruise and I liked the list of cities to visit, so I bought it. In overall, I enjoyed the cruise! There was a pleasant surprise - I got a cabin with a window! Cabin ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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zacarito20

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Scam Cruise - Hell of a week

CHRISTMAS CRUISE Abu Dhabi (22-12-2019 until 29-12-2019) Everything started with the wrong foot (Family travel - Party of 11 originally, but only 9 arrived because my mother had an emergency surgery and stayed ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ColoradoSkiier5

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good Itinerary, Great Staff, Blah Food

Like many other reviewers, we choose this cruise based on the itinerary. We were able to get a very good price on the cruise, which is good, because paying full price would not be worth it. The Good- Our state ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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momdaughtercriusers

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beauty and the Beast

I choose this cruise as it was a large group booking. The ship was absolutely beautiful, the attention to detail in the construction and decor was apparent throughout. There are so many areas to take pictures. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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allison1952

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

We had a wonderful time!

We chose this 20 night cruise from Venice to Dubai because of the itinerary-- we had always wanted to go to Venice, and seeing Petra has long been on our bucket list. We booked two balcony rooms through where we ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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travelmisses

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Too many "hidden"

We booked as a last-minute vacation for myself, niece and nephew, who has never cruised before. They wanted the location and itinerary. While booking, we realized we must pay for travel insurance for 3 when we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Colummcdaid

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Extra,Extra,Extras.

The main reason we chose to go on this particular cruise was to go somewhere we'd never been before on a new ship. This trip was booked in October 2018 with Tour America..At the time we were told that flights would ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Quintiles

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Poorly organised ship

Too big, too many people and badly organized. From the moment you have your cruise card in the terminal you are pestered to buy this package and that package. The ship is stunning but the staff need more training in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Margaret T.

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Thanks MSC for proving to be nothing but an uncaring money grabber

This cruise was a retirement present to myself. After an awesome 6 days Rome/Venice stay, downer came with the horrible MSC Lirica experience. From the awful, unwelcoming embarking to disembarking this cruise ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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xxy

1 Review Written

Could do better.

Itinerary was very good Barcelona to Dubai via Suez Canal. 19 days so plenty of time to check out most things. Embarkation at Barcelona was a nightmare. Three hours to board & no organisation in terminal ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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JSmith53

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sadly disappointing ship.

We bought this as a package that included flights. We looked forward for over a year to a beautiful new ship and watched the progress of its construction. Sadly the anticipation was the best part. Bellissima is a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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KristaVanhala

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Poor service

The Ship overall was great, nice kids activities and shops. BUT, the service was really bad all over the ship, food was average at best and constant pushing the extras, for example photo sessions was really ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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torrie

5 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

MSC NOT FOR ME

My husband and I have been travelling for over 30 years and this was the worst holiday we have ever had. The Staff and crew are disorganised and poorly trained in there jobs. They have no customer service ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Rigsy13

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

One of our best MSC Cruises

Having now completed 7 cruises over 8 years with MSC we continue to enjoy the multi national experience both on board and counties visited. This cruise will rank as one of our favorites great ship great food ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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maxx

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing on board but itinerary on the whole very good.

We read the negative reviews prior to booking. I really don't take much notice of them. How wrong we were. We booked because of the itinerary, lots of places we wanted to visit.Not much to add to many other ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Margaret5281

2 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Worst ship we have ever been on

We choose this ship for the iternary but it was awful. The food was really bad, the dining room was like a cafe and none of the food was very hot. We had a balcony room which was much smaller than other cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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