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87 Europe MSC Lirica Europe Cruise Reviews


Frame101 avatar

Frame101

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very Poor Service Generally, Especially When Sun Bathing on Decks & Small Cabin

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Small Cabin, Very Poor Service Generally, Especially When Sun Bathing on Decks and they Certainly want to Pack you in.!! High Pressure Selling their Full Drinks package, which is okay but due to this take up, or ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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snowcat

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

First Time on MSC

I tend to write long reviews, so here it goes! My husband and I cruised on MSC on a 12 day itinerary RT Venice and the Mediterranean. We are seasoned cruisers, having cruised on Holland America, Carnival, Royal ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Tpoulakis

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Terrible

Me and my friends decided to take a Mediterranean cruise, we’ve taken a few Caribbean’s ones, and this cruise was terrible only good thing was the itinerary. I was in a different room and right when I walked in ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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SirJackDaniels

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great First Cruise

Our first cruise. Cabin was comfortable, albeit shower a bit small. Will definitely book a balcony cabin in future, just to have that outside private space for a coffee in the mornings and to relax with a book ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Clorty Midden

4 Reviews Written

59 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly surprised by this lovely ship

We sailed with MSC Lirica last month on a short 4 night itinerary We have never sailed with MSC before, so decided on a short trip to try it out We boarded at Venice, and it was a relatively smooth process. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Old Army Guy

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A Good Ship and Crew

This is our fifth cruise and our first with MSC. We got an excellent price offering about 10 months ago, so decided to give them a try. We certainly got our money’s worth. The ship was well maintained, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Zimasa

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

An experience of a lifetime

Best prices ever, food was on point ,the neatness of the cabins,dining setup was classy, Oooh the excursions were great. I really, really enjoyed this cruise I will never forget the extra service from the medical ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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IringG76

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Family vacation

I would try to give an honest review. First of all I would like to start of saying that I read a lot of negative reviews and was a bit upset before going on this cruise, but thankfully I read them after I booked so ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Soreen

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Don't book this ship very poor

The food was poor, even in the restaurant. We decided to go to the sushi restaurant which was also v. poor. The chicken from the noodle soup was dry and resembled the grilled chicken served as an alternative in ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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steve dell

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

FIRST CRUISE, disappointing

My first cruise , so wanted a short "try it out" type holiday.Embarkation, was a nightmare , 31/2 hours of queueing to get on board and very little information as to what to do and where to go next. The ship ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Cattlaya

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise

This was our 8 cruise and the second with Msc. We choose this cruise because of the itinerary. We are a couple in our late fifties. Embarking in Venice took several houres and here they can do a ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Thomas Wilson

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

WORST CRUISE

Very tacky. Most of the service was terrible. This is not good value for money. There was absolutely nothing to do on the boat. My shore excursion was cancelled due to lack of people. Also there is no sports area at ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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VaianaSquared

1 Review Written

First but not last cruise

We chose this cruise, because of the path it took and the timing for our travel needed to be in this specific window of time. The trip only included my husband and I. Our trip was ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Parul Kapoor

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pleasant !!

We chose Lirica to sail across Italy, Greece and Dubronvik. Was happy with most of the ports, halts, amenities on the cruise and excursions. We took guided excursions at every stop and were satisfied with the trips. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Tanissteel

4 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Great locations; Ship spaces a little bit of a let down

The ship itself is small carrying less than 2000 people the main issues we found is that there is no functional space big enough to accommodate passengers wishing to watch the shows provided by the animation team. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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lvannwalker

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise

I felt I had to write a review following some of the awful ones others have written, We spent a week on MSC Lirica & had an amazing time. The ship was beautiful with excellent staff. They always went out of their ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Bell60

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

LOVED IT

This ship was lovely plenty of bars and food was lovely in the Restaurants. Different menu every night. If you didn't like what was on the menu they always had chicken salmon and something else can't remember. You ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Mark9

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC = Makes you Sick of Cruising

Went on the lirica. Decent ship with a really good itinerary but really poor service. Organisation is poor and while the food tastes good, there isn't much of it and it's very samey. Great cruise if you wanna ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Mimas happy

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Could do better

Chose the cruise because we liked the itinerary and had heard good things about MSC. On arrival at Venice we were kept waiting for ages at the terminal waiting for our transfer. We were given no information but ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Imor95

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Superb in most respects

This was our first cruise not with Holland America but we were soon appreciative of the comfort and luxury offered by MSC. The accommodation was excellent and the food exceeded our expectations. The itinerary ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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YoliTx

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Outstanding!!

Best Vacation I traveled the Mediterranean aboard the MSC Lyrica for 8 days in September with a few girlfriends and had an absolute blast. I was amazed at how hard the crew worked during our stay. They were very ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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peter paw

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

'Worst experience on the seas'

We chose MSC through previous good experiences in 2008 and 2014. However, our experience this time left us feeling cheated. Ports of call were in most instances too short in time, particularly if you have limited ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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geniegenie53

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not Good for Food!

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. (Venice, Greece, Dubrovnik) We have qa previously cruised on MSC Splendida and MSC Preziosa and were very impressed with both of them. The Lirica, however, was very ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Elena C.

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Surprising cruise

we choose this cruise to celebrate our exams ending, and although it started weak, it ended up being amazing. the ship had everything you needed, and you could eat whenever you wanted, and there was food for all ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Jocey916

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

I took the MSC Lirica for a 8 day 7 night Mediterranean Cruise. It’s the worst money I ever spent. I was better off booking with another company. This is my first and last time I will ever book with them. This way ...
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Sail Date September 2018


MSC Lirica Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04
Dining3.03.1
Entertainment4.03.4
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation3.03.3
Family3.02.4
Enrichment3.02.9
Service4.03.5
Value For Money4.03.4
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