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MSC Meraviglia First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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546 reviews
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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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Meh….
"The drink packages were a rip off - they required the whole cabin to have a package even if you have kids so it would have cost us close to $700 for a four night cruise.One day we decided to go to the restaurant for breakfast and I asked if they could bring my son a banana and they looked at me as if I had four heads...."Read More
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Beautiful ship, wonderful ports.

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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mzvicky70
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My husband and I chose this cruise because of the Ports of call. We really wanted to sail through the Italian and French Riviera to see Nice, Portofino, Cinque Terre. We had never sailed MSC before and wanted to try it. The ship is beautiful! The staff were wonderful! Entertainment was some of the best we have seen on a ship! Combined, my husband and I have been on over 20 cruise ships. ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Not Pleased

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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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

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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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

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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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


Msc..nice ships , lousy food

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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celebrityxxo
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Free casino voucher ..upgraded to Auria pkg.. Since booked pre covid kept a lot of perks that have been done away with since restart. Sailed out of port Canaveral Florida. Had one of the best cabins on the ship. was great for viewing the lighthouse show on the private island.. Front of ship starboard side right hand side underneath the bridge. We had a separate bedroom and living room, ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Terrible Food

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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NOWIS23264
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Buffet food was terrible and the food was only slightly better in the 2 specialty restaurants we tried. Bread served in the dining room was stale on two different visits. The pasta sauce was more like tomato soup. Fish dishes were either cold or over cooked. Room service food: A. Dried hash brown just like the one at the buffet. B. Strange looking and tasting scramble egg also like the ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Meraviglia -You need to know before you go.........

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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pamelaeterry
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

MSC Meraviglia March 20-27, 2022 We had high hopes for this family cruise for eight people that was rescheduled due to the pandemic. A pre-pandemic cruise on the MSC Davina was lovely and problem free. We also sail three times per year on Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian so we can compare with informed minds. While we could find some positives, the negatives far outweighed them ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


I used to sing their praises

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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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.

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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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!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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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


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