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48 Europe MSC Fantasia Europe Cruise Reviews


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rt3413

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Discounted Cruise, Some Bright Points but Some Lows

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This was my 20th cruise across many lines and my wife's 12th. With us was our 9-year-old daughter on her 3rd cruise. We booked in a balcony (non-Yacht Club) and had a rate I would call exceptional (helped out by the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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karbonis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Fantasia - OK, I guess...

MSC Fantasia Review Intro I have read quite a few reviews of this ship (few of them positive) and thought I would add my own. We are a large family group and between us have probably cruised nearly 100 times ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Bognor

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Cannot recommend

The ship itself is very nice, with lovely public spaces but rather cramped cabins. The entertainment shows, every night, were really first rate. Some of the service is very poor, those crew members who were very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Raymond Roy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Cruise Line is Cheap...and it shows!

Overview: Cancelled ALL final airport excursions Had an issue receiving water each day Loud and pushy passengers Everyday passengers ON and OFF ship (Cattle run) 7th Floor walking deck (especially on ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Al.ho

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Italian kitsch, but clean...

We spent a week on Fantasia and an overall experience was positive except few remarks. NO SMILE policy is something you notice in a day or two. As an ex crew member on a bigger cruise line i know how important a ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Steviltravels

1 Review Written

Not Wheelchair Friendly!

I sailed on the MSC Fantasia with my husband and 3 children ages 7, 9, and 10. My daughter ended up breaking her foot a couple of days before our vacation and ended up using a wheelchair and crutches throughout our ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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EAaH

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A mixed experience, but better than expected

Just got back from a cruise on MSC Fantasia which was a mixed experience. I did not have high expectations after reading a few reviews on this page, but it was not as bad as I expected. I have been on several ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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U2pies

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship but let down by food

We went on an MSC cruise 4 years ago and decided to try again as the first one was excellent. We embarked in Rome and check in was well organised although once on board it was fairly chaotic and not enough staff to ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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phi

10 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Affordable luxury in Yacht Club

MSC Yacht club makes the cruising much more comfortable but it is still a normal cruise with some upscale features. We did Mediterranean with Fantasia for seven days and then the brand new Seaview seven days also ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Gary Tickman

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worsest cruise in our experience

Was very impress with MSC Divina and this is how we choose this, big big mistake. Newer saw so bad service and so care less personal and so angree. They just hate all customers and this is what you can read in their ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Zboots

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not Impressed Overall

Based upon other reviews, I would not have selected this cruise but as it was a family affair booked from points halfway around the world, it was done. Let me first say there were many positives about this cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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bfamily9

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

MSC Ala Carte Pricing_Issues for American Passengers

We traveled to and from Genoa to the Western Mediterranean. However we flew into and out of Milan as it was cheaper, with more flights, and then we took trains to match our itinerary. The price was reasonable, and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Susanep

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

7 night Med Cruise Barcelona

Cruise chosen due to destination/itinerary which was fabulous. We have cruised many many times but never with MSC and most likely won’t be choosing them again. Our balcony cabin 11148 was standard but we ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Duracell1966

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Backward step

I have been a loyal customer of MSC and I have always held them in high regard and after our RCL cruise last year could not wait to get back to 7 course dinners , free in cabin movies, room made up quickly, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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davhu

1 Review Written

12 Day Mediterranean cruise

We choose this cruise due itinerary and price. I little hesitant in booking with MSC due to mostly bad reviews and decided to try anyway. My rating is based on comparable cruise lines we have been on: Carnival, ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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JimmyTheSaint

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

10 Nights in the Med

Embarkation: A brief summary, the most chaotic, disorganised shambles of an embarkation process we’ve ever encountered. After much queuing, observing lots of gesticulation, lots of shouting and tempers getting ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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This is silly

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Pre cruise let down

Good value for money for a 7day cruise to the Baltic with excellant itinerary. The Fantasia was a lovely ship , with lovely decor with the Italian touch. Due to the low temperatures on deck, most passengers we're ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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jules1318

1 Review Written

Sad End to Our Honeymoon Cruise

We booked 7 nights on this ship for our honeymoon. Our initial impression was beautiful ship, very grand in places. Very clean apart from some of the toilets. Staff worked tirelessly but some senior staff were ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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roynbet

1 Review Written

45 Helpful Votes

Fantasia: the Very Good and the Not So Good

Ship layout was excellent with many stylish lounges and bars with live entertainment in many. Cabin was the best we have had by a mile...Spacious and a balcony. Dining room food was good with an interesting menu ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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barnego

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

We should have known better!

We are what you might call experienced cruisers..cruising since 1994 with many different cruise lines. We will normally seek out a good itinerary and then worry about the cruise line or ship,so have been on both ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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terrikoopai

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Dinner in Dining rooms better than Buffet. Buffet fair to poor. Cold food.

Chose this cruise because other family members had made that choice. The ports of call were great choices and we decided to join them. The best thing about this ship and cruise line is the rooms and the ship itself. ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Helen15mac@live.co.uk

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

1st Cruise

First cruise and just wanted to experience it. The ship is spotless and beautiful we had a midship cabin on deck 10 with a balcony, it was to a very high standard. What let it down for us was first the dining ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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SH56

2 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

MSC in Two Minds

Chose cruise mainly due to the price and it being a cruise line that we haven't been with before. The biggest disappointment was the number of children on board the ship. The children were very badly behaved, loud ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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joseph123

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean Cruise, Very Mediocre

I Chose to mix up my planned European vacation with a one week Mediterranean cruise along with a one week land vacation to maximize being able to visit many different locations with minimum travel in between. I was ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Long John Saliva

5 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Really, 3* is a bit generous IMHO.

Our 10th cruise in c 20 years. Cruise Points- MSC Fantasia, Eastern Mediterranean Fly-Cruise. March 16. If you like P&O you probably will not like MSC. MSC is much more International/European though English is ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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