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MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe

MSC
MSC Meraviglia
Europe
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

25

Very Good

16

Average

16

Poor

18

Terrible

14

Cruise type

Family Cruises

89

Romantic Cruises

45

Entertainment Cruises

42

Senior Cruises

25

Cruises for the Disabled

11

89 MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe


antonia80 avatar

antonia80

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Miss

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This was a winter break away. The check in was straight forward. No major problems. Inside the ship, you scan your sea pass card at a machine and authorize €250 to b taken as on board credit. The first ...
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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


KurtPN avatar

KurtPN

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice first cruise shame about the noise

We have never cruised before, and chose the specific cruise we went on, due to the availability of kid’s activities for our 10 year old daughter, the destinations throughout the Baltics and a decent price. Getting ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Krod17 avatar

Krod17

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

We chose this cruise for the remarkable deal we found to cruise Northern Europe. Embarkation was very smooth, we waited about 30 min or so, but we arrived before our check-in time. The ship is very modern and has a ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Balmyard

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Go only for the food

Theis ship is horrible, the service is so bad there is no excuse for it. It takes ages for a waiter to come to you for drinks in the main buffet even tho you have a bell for colling them, one time the waiter came ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Jcavedo

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Horrible service, horrible amenities, over priced for what you get

Have cruised carnival, royal, princess and others mostly larger boats like meraviglia. Cost was higher than most but we expected a matching experience. We booked this boat specifically because of the ports of call ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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smeshinka

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

The WORST ship and service

The ship is terrible - despite its enormous size, has very few things to do, no entertainment program on the main pool deck, only a few games to share among 5000 passengers, very low quality theater shows. Food is ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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babyonboat

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Ship

We did a Baltic Capitals Cruise on the MSC Meraviglia with our 24 months old. The experience was amazing for the three of us. The ship is decorated with taste - in fact it was the most beautiful ship we’ve been ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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sailing Dutch Peter

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Don't choose this cabin

We sailed the Nordic fjords from Kiel with our adult children. The cabins are quite OK, not a lot of space for storage, bit dark colors. Still cleaning twice a day, not really necessary for us. Very large ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Rjrja20

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Poor food, sad unfriendly staff and no customer support

First , I tried to contact MSC customer support prior to the cruise. Two emails and two phone call back requests and NO response! Ship was beautiful but food was mediocre at best. Staff was sad looking, not friendly ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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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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lyudmyla_camp

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, excellent entertainment, good food and warm atmosphere

We chose this cruise ship because of the ports mostly. We were most interested in sightseeing, but got more than we expected. We used cruise shuttles and Hop-off/Hop-on busses arranged by the cruise, for reasonable ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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CelebrationFamily

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

WOWed by our first MSC experience!

Last summer we were planning spring break 2019 and found a great deal on AA Rewards tickets to Barcelona. We'd been to Spain, but not Barcelona. During our research, we came upon MSC and their 7 night Med cruises. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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azaffiro

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Amazing ship with amazing ports!

This is a long review. It has a lot of info that I wish I knew before we went. We are a family of 4 from Ohio. This is our 5th cruise, first time on MSC. My wife and I (43 & 45) and our two girls (11 & 9) have ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Slysocks

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

An affordable cruise that will cost you big....

I traveled with my partner and my mother, both my mother and I have traveled with Royal Caribbean quite a few times so I have another company to base this experience with. We flew to Barcalona from Heathrow, and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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M0Msigns2019

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise! Great itinerary! Awesome price!

We booked this cruise a year in advance with an inside guarantee quad cabin. We were given a free upgrade to an outside cabin with a porthole #5078. Room was well laid out, enough room for us and 2 teenagers. The ...
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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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otonomartillo

2 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Great ports of call

Overall, this was an enjoyable cruise and I would sail on MSC again. My husband and I sailed with our 13 mo daughter and both sets of grandparents (in their 70s). We have all cruised several times on a variety of ...
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Sail Date February 2019


konr avatar

konr

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship!

We had a great time at MSC Meraviglia, so much that we're going to its sister Belissima, again. Pros: - Bars. The champagne bar was above the atrium band, so we could enjoy a nice bottle of sparkling wine in ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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astrodoc3

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First time cruise, great international flair

I went on this cruise with my husband and my parents who are in their late (age 67 and 69). None of us had ever been on a cruise before and we only had minimal travel to Europe in the past. We chose this cruise ...
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Sail Date January 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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shirlzta

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

An awesome cruise on a awesome ship!

I don't get all the negativity surrounding this ship? I guess some people are never satisfied. Anyway, this was my very first cruise ship experience, and in my opinion, worth it indead. Very good first impression. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


sdbmc avatar

sdbmc

2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Another excellent MSC cruise

We have been on 17 MSC cruises now and wouldn't consider any other cruise line. We tend to pick cruises based on dates rather than itinerary as we just go to relax. This time was a bit different for us as it was ...
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Sail Date December 2018


eraedcn avatar

eraedcn

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Major experience with minor disappointments.

The 5 plus and minus with this cruise. Plus. World class evening entertainment - The main company consist of 6 singers, 11 dancers and 5 musicians (alternate nights). They offer 6 great shows of 40 minutes, ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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VtBowMan1

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Mediterranean MSC Cruise

We chose this as our 25th anniversary and it sailed out of Rome, and Rome was on our Bucket list. Embarkation was one of the smoothest ever, as was disembarkation. Our first time on MSC, so not sure how to compare, ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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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