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MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Caribbean

MSC
MSC Meraviglia
Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

9

Very Good

9

Average

8

Poor

4

Terrible

9

Cruise type

Family Cruises

39

Entertainment Cruises

24

Romantic Cruises

18

Senior Cruises

18

Repositioning Cruises

4

39 MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Caribbean


jillmpauly avatar

jillmpauly

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Spring Break 2020 on MSC Meraviglia

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We choose this cruise because of the beautiful ship, price and itinerary. Embarkation and disembarkation were very smooth. We were able to board the ship at the time of our scheduled arrival. The disembarkation was ...
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Sail Date March 2020


Ellenton avatar

Ellenton

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Love love love the ship

This is our third MSC and our 43rd cruise embarkation was super smooth and easy but we are diamond because of our status match cabin was a balcony on deck nine nicely appointed room plenty of space but limited ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Big Paddle

1 Review Written

New Years week Caribbean cruise on Meraviglia - Positives and Negatives

Booking this cruise was a shot in the dark as there were no North American reviews at the time, but the price was good for the holiday week I wanted and I took the dive. I'm writing this to help others decide if ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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annauccia

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible experience from start to finish

My husband and I cruise quite often, several times a year. This time we decided to take our entire family with us , a group of 11, including 8 adults...(2 seniors) , an 8 year old, and twin 3 year olds.... this was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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bilbou

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Spirit Airlines of the sea

First of all, I got an excellent deal on this cruise and took that into account before writing. The good. The ship is new and beautiful. State of the art everything. Can't say enough about the kids club. Lots of ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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laurabavelaar

1 Review Written

Prepared for the worse but was delighted instead

After reviewing the ships design and watching videos on the making of the Meraviglia, we were intrigued. We have sailed a number of times with Celebrity, RC, Princess, Norwegian, and Disney, but we've noticed the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


colorado14 avatar

colorado14

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Fantastic

Chose this cruise to fill some time before another cruise. You could not beat the price. We went in to the experience very natural after reading the mixed reviews. To our surprise it turned out to be one of the best ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Cheyshe

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia Review 1/22/2020

When I booked our MSC Meraviglia cruise I couldn't find a lot of information directly associated with this ship since it is such a new ship to the Caribbean. I had many questions and called many times to get the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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petergibbonsuk

2 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship let down by the crew

We just got back from the 12th - 19th Jan cruise around Miami, Jamaica, Grand Cayman etc. I have to say, the ship is stunning... very clean and very spacious with lots of great features. The shows were amazing. I ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Lifeisabeach27

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not recommending this cruise

We picked this cruise mainly because we wanted to give MSC a try and the pictures of this new cruise looked really cool. Also, we were excited to take our 9-year-old son to Ocean Cay which is a new private island ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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OliversTravels

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Meraviglia Yacht Club - New Favourite Ship

We originally booked a 10-day cruise on MSC Divina for the same time period, but in the summer, MSC suddenly changed that sailing to a 5-day Jazz charter and expected guests to pay the same amount despite the major ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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dv21401

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Ship - Lots of growing pains

We did family cruise (11 people - 3 generations ages 10 to 88) for New Years 2020. Right off the bat: my wife and I have cruised MSC before (stateside and Europe) but this is our first try at a big MSC ship - it ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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lgarc055

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Terrible Service, Nightmare Ending

Took the New Year 2020 7 day cruise. This was my 6th cruise but 1st time with MSC. Ship was very modern and beautifully design even though the theater seems a bit small and some of the layout is not ideal such ...
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Sail Date December 2019


AnneFink0 avatar

AnneFink0

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good, but room for improvement

We booked this cruise largely because friends of ours invited us to join them. We were quite excited to try out MSC, having previously tried Royal, Disney, Norwegian and Carnival. Some Pros: 1) Loved the status ...
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Sail Date December 2019


capitalbarry avatar

capitalbarry

6 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

MSC MERAVIGLIA a week in review Dec-8-15-2019- 7 day not 14

I choose this cruise I am a very drawn to what MSC Offers. As Diamond Members and YES earned points as we have sailed over 12 cruise with MSC. Found on this sailing being not in the YACHT CLUB meant we didn't ...
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Sail Date December 2019


esiler14 avatar

esiler14

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Unacceptable

This experience was very disappointing for myself and my family. It was immediately and consistently apparent that this ship was being utilized to train inexperienced staff, many of whom seemed to have zero previous ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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yadamarie

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Pros and Cons

We traveled in a group and the experience was Okay. Many good things but also many BAD. Unfortunately more bad…... PROS: 1. Room was very clean at all times. The girl we had was amazing. 2. The ...
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Sail Date December 2019


Vonnah avatar

Vonnah

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful in every way

We took our family with five children between the ages of 1 and 9 with us on this Cruise in two fantastica balcony rooms. Everyone was very nice and accommodating. The food was delicious from the main dining room ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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PA.RNcruisers

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Nice but not Royal

This was our 9th cruise overall and 3rd with MSC (Divina,Seaside). They were all pretty much the same. Immaculate ship, great service with one exception and average entertainment. Royal Carribean is slightly more ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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razzzbere

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Comfortable & Clean, Great Way to Spend a Vacation!

7 of us, 4 adults & 3 kids spread out over 3 cabins. We arrived at the pier around 12 and were on the boat by about 1 or so. Pretty easy. We found our cabins, neighboring balconies on deck 10 with an inside ...
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Sail Date December 2019


Cljen28 avatar

Cljen28

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointed ship

We choose this ship for the cost and ports. So after checking in the staff forgot to give us a boarding number so we sat even longer to board the ship. The ship was beautiful, rooms was pretty small compared to ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Dana Elena avatar

Dana Elena

1 Review Written

A 2 weeks cruise, flew by in a second

We had a 2 weeks cruise, with a different itinerary each week. Started from Miami. Embarcation was ok, we were super tired, but it went quickly. Pro’s: - the people working on the ship are doing an awsome ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Jessy1021 avatar

Jessy1021

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

First MSC Experience

We were interested in trying a new line as we had never sailed on MSC before. We were also very excited to try out the new Ocean Cay. Unfortunately the island was not ready yet, and we had an itinerary change to ...
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Sail Date November 2019


GeorgeMt avatar

GeorgeMt

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Incompetence at every step. Stay away!!!

I and my family cruised many times and never had such bad experience as we did on Meraviglia. Only positive is that this ship is new, but very bad design from comfort and efficiency stand point. You can't enjoy your ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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teamawesome06

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Last family MSC cruise

Before we even left, the private island was cancelled and replaced with a second Mexico stop. Not major but kids were excited for the private island. Embarkation was the same as every cruise we’ve ever taken ...
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Sail Date November 2019


MSC Meraviglia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.03.8
Dining4.02.9
Entertainment5.03.4
Public Rooms5.03.7
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Family5.03.3
Enrichment2.02.9
Service4.03.3
Value For Money5.03.1
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