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MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to the Bahamas

5.0 / 5.0
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546 reviews
Found a cruise ducky on the way to dinner.
View from our cabin door of the private island light show.
Meraviglia on Ocean Cay from the walkout to the Lighthouse.
Final sunset by the Horizon Pool
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Beautiful ship but service needs some work.
"First I found my MIL's suitcase in the wrong section and then I couldn't find one of our suitcases.First we had asked for 5:30 dining and were assigned the 7:30 so because of the timing, we missed the show the first night...."Read More
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Pcds_146
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Food on buffet was good but did not seem like it changes much from day to day. Burgers and Hot Dogs were almost unedible, under heat lamps and dried out. Sodas were like $3.75 each, buffet drink area for water or lemonade you had to be served by a waiter behind a roped off section but you were allowed to serve yourself on the buffet line ? Main Dining room portions were smaller as compared to ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony


Fantastic Girls Cruise

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Alyssagay
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Just got back from a four-night girls' cruise on the MSC Meraviglia! We had a fantastic time! Lots of great food and the drinks were flowing. The pizza by the pool was awesome! I wish it had been on the menu (if it was, I didn't see it). They also excel in their excellent bread. All of the food was exceptional. Never had anything I disliked. All of the cruise staff were extremely professional and ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Great get away

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Cruiser3261
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Just needed to get away from this crazy world. I chose MSC cruis line because they were offering a great price for a four day cruise. Booking was very easy. Arrived at the port to see that it was a very large ship. Entered the ship to find a lot of employees eager to assist you. I have cruised quite a few times, but I have never been on a ship where all the employees go out of there way to make ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony Aurea


I used to sing their praises

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BPmom2two
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Recently sailed on this ship. Had sailed MSC Seascape in December 2019 and it was by FAR my favorite cruise I had ever taken. What made it so great was the activities team- they were determined to make sure everyone had a great time. I suppose part of it was a 7 day vs 4 day cruise- definitely draws a different crowd. Short cruises seem to draw partiers more than the seven day cruise. Here’s a ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Traveled with children


I didn’t think it could be this bad.

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Blondestranger13
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We’ve cruised probably 12 times on four other lines with this being our first on MSC. First, the ship is really beautiful and very clean. However, we had no wash clothes or toilet paper, which I sadly found out after I needed it. I called to get some and waited probably an hour. They put us in a handicapped room even though we did not need one. The room seemed larger than other lines, but that ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Traveled with children


Beautiful Ship!

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SUSIEK
10+ Cruises

We chose this cruise because it was 4 nights over Spring Break and because it sailed from Port Canaveral, which is 2 hours from our house. We had 2 connecting balcony cabins (Fantastica) for 4 passengers. Myself and my hubby, our teenage son and his buddy. The ship was beautiful. Sparkling clean! We found the staff to be friendly and accommodating. EMBARKATION: This took a very long ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


MSC really blew it with the surge of passengers!

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Markanddonna
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Let me start by saying that three and four-day cruises are a whole different experience than longer cruises. I typically avoid them like the plague, but we decided in late February to take our granddaughter on this cruise since COVID numbers were going in the right direction. I have about 25+ cruises on five different lines under my belt, with many on MSC (I am a Diamond member.) Our first ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony

Traveled with children


Avoid MSC!!! Awful food and service!

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VacayGirlDiz
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

After sailing Disney, Carnival, Royal Car and Princess, we decided to try MSC. We were enticed by the price and the free balcony upgrade. Well, you get what you pay for (and less) because it was terrible. First of all, good luck navigating their website. They also supposedly have a loyalty match program, which worked for my sister in law (same level) but even though I filled out the form twice ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Traveled with children


Getting way beyond what you pay for

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ggrios
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

When me and my friends booked this cruise, we booked it mainly because it was one of the more affordable cruises out there. With that and what the past two years represented for the cruising industry in mind, we literally had not idea what to expect from it and were very pleasantly surprised with the experience. The reviews about this ship do not make it justice at all, you have to be clear on ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Second Cruise with MSC

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honeyb085
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Actually, this was the 5 day, 4 night cruise. General Information: This cruise was identical to the cruise we took in December. The biggest difference was that this time, it was Spring Break, and the ship was around 3/4 filled. We had zero lines or delays in December, and for this cruise lines were predominant on the island and in the buffet. Also, this was the ship's first cruise with a ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


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