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MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe

MSC
MSC Fantasia
Europe
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

6

Very Good

9

Average

7

Poor

5

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

87

Senior Cruises

28

First-Time Cruisers

27

Romantic Cruises

22

Spring Break Cruises

10

28 MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe


Bognor avatar

Bognor

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Cannot recommend

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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


Mathguy42 avatar

Mathguy42

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise on MSC!

Mediterranean Cruise Vacation ex Barcelona on MSC Fantasia. We have previously sailed with Celebrity, RCL, and Norwegian in The Caribbean, Alaska and on the Pacific coast, and this was our first European cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Mathguy42

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean Cruise out of Barcelona: MSC Fantasia, September 2018

Mediterranean Cruise Vacation ex Barcelona on MSC Fantasia. We have previously sailed with Celebrity, RCL, and Norwegian in The Caribbean, Alaska and on the Pacific coast, and this was our first European cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ccritic2018

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Honeymoon

The disappointment started with the embarkation. The process did not go smoothly at all. I have an injured left leg and should not walk for far lengths. The airport provided a wheelchair and the cruiseline said ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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martysmarty

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Very enjoyable, but could be improved

We had been on an MSC cruise previously, and wanted to try the Yacht Club category. This is really worth the extra cost, as we are an older couple, and do not enjoy all the noise associated with the mainstream ...
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Sail Date June 2018


Zboots avatar

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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doggo12

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC thank you

We were talked into going on this cruise by my sister in law as it seemed to be excellent value and a good way to see some great european sights. we are first time cruisers and were a little apprehensive especially ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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djoolibibi

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a lifetime!

This was the best itinerary for the time of the year for us. The best part was unpacking once, and our floating 5 Star Hotel followed us around the Mediterranean as we departed Genoa, and visited the most amazing ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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J.Thomas

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Everything, but everything has to be paid for.

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, ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Rog and Nod

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Energetic elderly couple from England.

Ship: Very clean throughout, impressive art displays throughout the ship.Embarkation very quick at the time we boarded. Disembarkation very well organised and directed. Food was reasonable given the number of ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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killie.47

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Excellent

This was our first ever cruise and I have to say I was very apprehensive but we were very impressed. Everything ran very smoothly. The staff, especially the cabin boy and waiter were excellent. Will definitely ...
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Sail Date August 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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haggy321

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Fantasia disappontment

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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4others

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Fantasia: Good Experience

We have sailed MSC before- they are not Princess but for the money a great deal. We love Rome so we make use of these cruises. Food was ok--we do not have great expectations for food--we are easy in that regard. ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Robert Webster

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Life of Luxury

Booked our trip to begin three days before boarding ship, wanted enough time to get over jet lag. Our trip was to be done in three legs as we started in Az. a long way from Genoa, our final destination to board ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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sagirits

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Mixed experience

We chose this cruise as they have a separate gluten free kitchen as wife is coeliac ,and short flight from UK and places visited. The ship is huge and on occasion it got very busy and the staff struggled to cope ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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fstanleymckay

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Yacht Cub M.S.C.Fantasia

From arrival at the port of Genoa, when we were greeted and tended by our Butler, we had the most wonderful experience. A lovely cabin with balcony in the Yacht Club. The Yacht Club is exclusive, and the beautiful ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Tarragon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Special birthday

We thought the ship was magnificent and the crew first class.Special mention should be made of the cabin steward and the waiting staff in the Velvet Lounge who were exceptional.The food we found was not as good as ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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mayhew@talk21.com

3 Reviews Written

Great Cruise BUT?

My wife and I are regular cruiser and booked this cruise to experience a new style very large ship. On arrival at Genoa check-in was chaotic but nevertheless we got from arrival to ship in less than 30 minutes. ...
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Sail Date July 2015


Jean Lawson avatar

Jean Lawson

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Never Again

Great ship. Stink of smoke. Smokers in public areas. No crew enforcing rules i.e. no food or drink in theatre, passengers doing just what they pleased. No taking of videos in theatre.... passengers doing this ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Ann & Alan

1 Review Written

Disembarkation Hell!!

We found the service comparable to our last cruise with carnival. The decor had more bling, nobody can top that fabulous stairway. We did find it challenging adjusting to continental meals, although Western tastes ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Cruising Cassy

2 Reviews Written

Cruised a number of times, but never with MSC again.

We have been on a number of cruises with different companies, and this was the first time on MSC. Even though Fantasia ship itself is opulent and beautiful, and the cabin is very nice with lovely facilities, this ...
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Sail Date March 2015


Neal Dunn avatar

Neal Dunn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

1st time with MSC but not our first cruise experience

We have just returned from our first cruise with MSC on the Fantasia and although we enjoyed our 11 day excursion, it just didn't come up to the standards we had experienced on Carnival Cruise Ships. Ticketing ...
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Sail Date March 2015


Linda avatar

Linda

21 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good value for money but

We had read the mixed reviews and decided to book this cruise which was offered at a VERY good price. We made a decision to go with low expectations - what we were looking for was a week in the sunshine with some r ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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