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Europe MSC Fantasia Europe Cruise Reviews

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Slipping standards

Review for MSC Fantasia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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gordygord

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

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 unable to avoid assistance. Started badly with us (70 yrs of age) having to lug our luggage from the port entrance to our cabin, plenty of staff just watching pretending that they ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Bad organisation

Review for MSC Fantasia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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pinors

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We had a week to spare while on holiday in Europe so picked a 7 day cruise to suit our dates. The MSC Fantasia leaving from Palma de Mallorca was chosen and we flew to the island. On arrival at the cruise terminal at 4pm it was chaos, passengers waiting to board jamming the main reception area. We were told by the local cruise services operator that he did not know why there was a delay, there ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Poor organization

Review for MSC Fantasia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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teodora2912

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

The employees are overworked, they all seem very tired. The services are overall very good, but they clearly have to hire more resources, everyone was looking exhausted during the entire cruise. The cabins look pretty good, the only thing that I didn't like was the fact the the most of the tv shows were in Italian. The ship is a little crowded. Other ships with the same size have half of th ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


WATCH OUT! No sun on this balcony

Review for MSC Fantasia to Mediterranean

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John mck

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Cruised on Msc's Fantasia July 2018. Multiple issues. We found our balcony in cabin 13089 on deck 13 was completely overhung by the aqua deck above and did not receive any sunlight this also made the cabin shadowy. Can't say for certain but other cabins on this level and perhaps deck 12 would have the same issue.The safe didn't work and one of the balcony chairs was broken. We reported all ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


MSC Med Cruise different to MSC cruise leaving an American port, disappointing.

Review for MSC Fantasia to Mediterranean

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golfmadnutter

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Chose as Thomas Cook rep said it was fantastic and that MSC were throwing loads of money into their cruises to try and bring them up to Royal Caribbean standards. Sure the staircase and decor in the public rooms was glitzy but I would have preferred to be at a tumbledown ranch style bar in order for the money to have been redirected towards better quality food ingredients. A friend told me that ...
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Sail Date: June 2018


Not good

Review for MSC Fantasia to Mediterranean

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Two 2 Tango

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Firstly this is going to look like the usual MSC slag off, but prior to this cruise MSC has been one of our favourite cruise lines. The problem seems to be that they have let standards slip well below what you would expect. Following a joint transfer from Nice to join the ship, our cases were sent to MSC Seaview and we had to run after them to retrieve them to be sent to Fantasia. We had a ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Never again

Review for MSC Fantasia to Mediterranean

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Judycruz

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

There were great ports of call on the short mediteranean cruise. The balcony cabin was great and room attendant did good job. But the "great" stops there!! Two booked shore excursions were cancelled with less than a day notice and no attempt was made to try to offer an alternative arrangement for us. Generally the crew were unresponsive to our requests and enquiries and rudely answered back ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Couldn’t wait for this cruise to end

Review for MSC Fantasia to Mediterranean

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WestTexasGal

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We’re experienced cruisers but this was our first (and most assuredly) our last cruise with MSC. The good: We chose this cruise because it embarked from Barcelona (we’d never been there) as well as the itinerary. We thoroughly enjoyed each port and always had plenty of time in each one. The ship itself was nice and despite all the reviews we’d seen about the difficulties in avoiding smokers, ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


Everything, but everything has to be paid for.

Review for MSC Fantasia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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J.Thomas

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I chose this cruise because I had previously sailed on the OPERA on her maiden voyage, that was wonderful. I had expected this cruise to match that one. I was wrong. Everything, but everything had to be paid for, right down to water on the table for dinner. Every other cruise I have done (19 up to now) had supplied iced water in a jug at dinner. I am not a wine drinker and so opted for water ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Fantasia disappontment

Review for MSC Fantasia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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haggy321

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Never cruised with MSC before but had high expectations for our experience. Ship was huge and its presentation inside and out was good. Our midship balcony cabin was comfortable and very nice. Now the not so god points. Ship was busy. Majority of passengers were italian or spanish. Buffet restaurant was a disorganised unpleasant nightmare with lots of bumping and queue jumping. Food quality and ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


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