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MSC Meraviglia Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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28 MSC Meraviglia Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


Big Paddle avatar

Big Paddle

1 Review Written

New Years week Caribbean cruise on Meraviglia - Positives and Negatives

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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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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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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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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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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


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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


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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


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Newcruiser92

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beauty, but some kinks need worked out

Took a Caribbean cruise from Miami with my partner. It was the first trip from the ships new home port in Miami. That being said, the embarkation process was horrible. Took about 2 1/2 hours. However, when we got on ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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irisheyes31

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Beautiful cruise from NY to Canada

Living in South Florida, we were ready to get away from the heat and travel to a cooler climate for a few days. Had cruised on MSC Divina and MSC Seaside, so decided to give the Meraviglia a try. We were not ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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beeper1520

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Review of cruise from New York Port-Roundtrip To Canada on MSC Meraviglia

Introduction: MSC Cruise Line is a new entrant to an American market. MSC is a registered company in Switzerland but operates from Geneva, Italy. The company was originally founded in Naples, Italy as ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Jao1953

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Flatters to Deceive

This was my first and probably last MSC cruise. It's a pity because the ship itself has some good points and the ports of call were fantastic. We picked the ship up in Southampton along with what it turns out ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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WorldTraveler151208

2 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Quality in MSC Cruises is falling.

For clarity, I was traveling in the Yacht Club area on the MSC Meraviglia, so the review concerns rather this part of the ship. Ship: The ship is beautiful and impressive. It has a modern but elegant interior. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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josemmsa

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Crowded trip to northen most Europe

It may seem odd that I do a review nine months after it ended. However I found that among all the other reviews that I read there are some aspects concerning this ship, that have not been pointed out before. It is ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Pcallaway

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful and new ship

This ship was amazing and beautiful. Tastefully decorated, extremely clean and very nice cabins. But, the food was the downside. This was my first cruise with MSC. We've cruised many times on Royal Caribbean, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Jazzman888

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Ship and service, the food ...... got me sick

Location and time frame is great! The service is friendly most of the time. However, compared to the food I had on the US base cruise ships, MSC is not on the same level. The specialty restaurants are OK, I ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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ClaytonLuke

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia vs Costa Luminosa Comparative Review - Cruising Cowded

My partner and I, along with our 14 yo daughter (New Zealanders) recently spent a month (Dec 2018) in Europe including two cruises, one on the Costa Luminosa (out of Venice) and the other on the MSC Meraviglia (out ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Aurora Australis

1 Review Written

Less (service-quality-quantity) for More (money)

MSC MERAVICLIA / 5 – 19 JULY 2018 / CABIN 8020 (Inside) “L’Olive D’Oree” Dining room We had an early – on time request – via our travel agent for a table of two. Instead of this, MSC gave us a ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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onatan

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Bitter sweet experience

I was looking forward for this experience with MSC having travelled with other companies in the past. first the sweet: The ship is new and looks very well kept, the cabin was really nice, the staff is trying ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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asbjorn

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great sundaes!

I’ve been following the reviews here of MSC Meraviglia since summer 2017, and have been quite worried about our cruise at the end of February. That was not nescessary. In general there is very little to ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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judyandthegang

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fabulous ship, lots of Bling, too big to have a good organisation,

we wanted to try this new ship, which seemed very new and impressive. First of all the embarkation was very long at Barcelona, especially with two small kids. First evening we had a safety drill, we were told to ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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atlantasandyg

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship - Boring Ride

I chose this ship as I wanted to enjoy the holidays with my family in a new ship and this one looked spectacular and I thought the ports would be fun as well. Before leaving I read the reviews that other people had ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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anastasiot101

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Many PROs and CONs

This was the only other cruise line I tried since I usually go on Royal Caribbean. The rooms were very nice, new and the housekeeping did an amazing job at keeping the rooms clean - they came in twice a day. The ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Celticdoll

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Food let them down

Travelled on Meraviglia out of Barcelona, myself and two teenagers. Check in was very smooth and were onboard withing 30 minutes of arriving at the port. First impressions were that of splendour. It is ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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kitty8

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

INTERCONNECTING ROOM DISASTER!

We are recently back from a cruise where we were given an interconnecting cabin. I noticed this myself on deck plans about 2 weeks before we left and contacted my travel agent to have it changed, but it was too ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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pollyanna8

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Interconnecting Cabin Disaster

This is a word of honest warning to anyone sailing on this ship. DO NOT get an interconnecting cabin, unless it is with your own family. We have come back from a 7 night cruise with our young child exhausted! It ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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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