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MSC Meraviglia Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

MSC
MSC Meraviglia
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

11

Very Good

12

Average

12

Poor

7

Terrible

10

Cruise type

Family Cruises

143

Entertainment Cruises

70

Romantic Cruises

69

Senior Cruises

52

Cruises for the Disabled

13

52 MSC Meraviglia Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


BizzyBea17 avatar

BizzyBea17

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Size does matter

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We booked this 14 day cruise to Canada, America and Iceland in 2018 and the price was fantastic. The ship is beautiful - no expense spared with regard to decor and furnishings etc. BUT it's too big and cold ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Atheobald48

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

Travelled with family. Ship was beautiful. As embarking we were hounded by in-your-face sales/photo people. This continued throughout ship. Very annoying! Cabin very clean. Compliments to room cleaning crew. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Cruisergal1208

7 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A MONTH MAKES

We are a well seasoned cruising couple of ages 78 & 81. We have sailed 26+ cruises on MSC and many others on other cruise lines. We sailed the first time on Meraviglia Dec. 5 & 12, 2019 for a back2back in the Yacht ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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2LoveBikes

8 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

First time on the Meraviglia and first time in Yacht Club

MSC Meriviglia in Yacht Club The Yacht Club made the cruise experience exceptional.. The ship was beautiful, clean and the staff was very pleasant, friendly an helpful to all we met and observed. We are frequent ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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alanmm2

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Overrated. Very disappointed with MSC. Our worst cruise ever.

We heard that the MSC Meraviglia was one of the biggest and newest MSC cruise ships and thought that the ship would be spectacular so we booked a cruise for Dec 1st 2019.. We were very disappointed. The crew and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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CarolinaGirl2010

7 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Ship is beautiful, but overcrowded and noisy

Embarkation We were on the first cruise that the Meraviglia sailed out of Miami. It started out very unorganized, and maybe this set the tone for the entire cruise. I've never seen a terminal as disorganized as ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Boschmann

7 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

13 Day reposition cruise NYC to Miami

This is another one of my part two reviews from our back-to-back Meraviglia sailings in October and November. The first part was a ten day Canadian/New England cruise in a Yacht Club interior cabin beginning ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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dollyspeaks

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Food

After breakfast in the dining room the food was unacceptable. The buffet was exactly the same choices every day. They virtually had no pastry chef. Maybe three desserts at the buffet any given day. Even the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cruiseladies99

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia ship thinks it's still sailing in Europe

This is a new ship and it is beautiful and the price was right. Getting on the ship was pretty fast if you don't stop to take a cruise pic. First impression of inside of ship was wow very nice. We went to buffet for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Xanda avatar

Xanda

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Experience Ever

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We had never been to Iceland and we thought this would give us an idea of what to see there. The embarkation process was horrible. Long lines and only two windows ...
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Sail Date September 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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CHIPITN

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Never again! SAVE YOUR MONEY AND SANITY...go elsewhere

This cruise was a disaster from start to finish! I can't believe we paid so much and got so little in return. - Embarcation was a HUGE fail. There were no signs or people providing information regarding luggage at ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Westwood1

3 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Terrible cruise! MSC should be ashamed!

It was horrible from the beginning. MSC was NOT prepared to deal with NY. They did not make the right arrangements with the longshoremen and the Stevedore unions and got it stuck up where the sun doesn’t shine. No ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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hpnguyen

5 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship and magnificent scenery

This is our fifth cruise. In general we are very satisfied with the cruising experience. We’ve done NCL, Princess Cruise and Celebrity before. MSC is definitely different from the “American” lines. The ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Balmyard avatar

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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GOIN2C

3 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Some Pros and cons

Sailed with husband,daughter and 2 friends. This was our 55th cruise. 6th cruise line, returned from 04/04/2019 sailing on MSC .meraveglia The ship is lovely, staff was wonderful, especially Jonathan, my ...
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Sail Date April 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


Jtu avatar

Jtu

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Overall pretty good

Was the largest cruise boat we have booked on, but nevertheless ran like clockwork with few long waits compared to Princess when it comes to getting on and off. Purchased cruises were excellent and as advertised. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Leeonship avatar

Leeonship

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mr Lee's Mediterranean medley

I would like to start off by saying that this cruise was booked whilst on-board a previous MSC cruise in the year (Voyagers Club), therefore understandably chuffed with the already discounted trip/cabin/onboard ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Alan and Pauline Spain

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Western Med cruise on the Meraviglia 22 - 29 Nov 2018

We were concerned about the likely service, food etc - having read many poor reviews and bad comments. But our experience was almost nothing but everything was fine. We were very content. The ship's customers were ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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rivaview

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous experience, so why the poor reviews?

I have cruised before, but my wife had not, and she was looking for "an over the top" experience". So I began searching for big ships doing the Mediterranean in November. MSC had a lot of ships and the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Ghida avatar

Ghida

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

10/10 cruise!

My my embarkation port was Barcelona, where we spent three days at portaventura hotel. I advice. Then we embarked. I.went with my husband, my five years kid and thirteen years kid. I can only say it was a ...
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Sail Date August 2017


ShadowMonkey avatar

ShadowMonkey

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

We have been cruising for over 35 years, and never have we had a bad cruise, till now. We have cruised with Costa before on many of their ships, so we were under no illusion it would be noisy, particularly as it ...
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Sail Date January 2018


the2rais avatar

the2rais

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Magicificent ship.....Disgraceful service.....horrible food.....

Wonderful itinerary...beautiful ship...SERVICE WAS DISGRACEFUL....never want to sail on any of the MSC ships again. Food was horrible...Bar service was disgusting....dinner was a nightmare....no water, no coffee or ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Queen Gena

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship, inferior cruise

We chose this cruise because of the ports, timing, and cost. The ship was beautiful with wonderful appointments. Access to room was each with a touch or the room card. There was an "over 18 only" room on the 18th ...
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Sail Date January 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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