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Europe MSC Opera Europe Cruise Reviews

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GREAT SERVICE. MEDIOCRE SHIP.
"When asked, we got the standard answer of "THIS IS A DIFFERENT CLASS OF SHIP.The ship itself isn't up to the MSC standard we have become accustomed to...."Read More
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6-10 Cruises

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Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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JulieWang
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We just finished a 7-day Mediterranean cruise onboard MSC Opera. This was our sixth cruises overall (three on Princess and one on Carnival) and second on MSC since last December. Embarkment: Easiest of all cruises. We were scheduled to board Opera at 1 pm in Barcelona, but arrived at the terminal around 12 pm. There were about a dozen people lining up and we got onto the ship in no more than 10 ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


GREAT SERVICE. MEDIOCRE SHIP.

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Johnrocker
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 8th MSC cruise and we actually booked our next one while on board. That being said, this ship needs some work. The dining room chairs were always falling apart. The shower drain didn't drain well. AND this was wasn't up to the MSC standard we have become accustomed to. There are no shrimp cocktails on the menu at dinner. When asked, we got the standard answer of "THIS IS A ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Poor management means a poor experience.

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Short Car
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

I was excited to take my mom on her first cruise. I've been on many cruises and it's my favorite way to cruise. I wanted to try out MSC and I liked the ports available. First, I made some assumptions. I assumed that as a European cruise line they would be more accommodating for gluten free. I also assumed that if I planned ahead, called customer service, and documented my interactions they ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Suite Aurea

Traveled with disabled person


Worst cruise line

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Traveller2121
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise because of the itinerary but I should have paid more attention to the ship and cruise line. The buffet was lukewarm and didn't have much variety. We went once to the to the sit-down restaurant my girlfriend isn't picky, and she only ate half her meal. The sheets and comforter were stained. Only a sheet at the bottom so just sleeping with the comforter was too hot, I slept with ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Relaxing and safe cruise

Review for MSC Opera to Mediterranean

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manuela rogoz
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

During 28.04.2022 I was on a cruise on the MSC ship with the name of OPERA. We were very impressed with everything there was: the staff were kind and well trained .... ARDIKA served us in the restaurant at table 516 and together with his assistant they were at the height offering us services at the highest and select level (very well trained, gentlemen, welcoming and understanding, with healthy ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Traveled with children


Just a good value cruise

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Kenwootton
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We read all the reviews. We have a balcony cabin it is great, yes the shower is small but really it is good. The staff have been fantastic The food is good, really good. The buffers have everything thing you could need The beds are comfortable and bangs fit under the beds This is our second msc cruise and it is just plain good Value When we read the reviews we were suspicious, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Clean Ship - Everything Else Disappointing

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yakety sax
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

It had a very good itinerary of destinations, at the right time for our plans. The destinations were great. The ship was very clean and comfortable. The food was awful. Very little selection, very slow service, very bland tasting, very little portions, very plain food. The pizza and baked fish were good. Everything was for sale - that normally comes standard with most quality cruises. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


If you want sheets with bedbugs, go to MSC Cruises.

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Travel rocks
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The excursions were fairly good and so was the food and servers. Everything else was horrible. The beauty salon was awful, terrible communication skills and high pressure staff, like your money was their personal piggy bank. The cabin steward was obviously so badly trained he put dirty sheets with bedbugs on the bed. The Reception staff customer service skills were horrible, assumptions like ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Dirty, bad service and quite low cost running ship

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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cruisecriticanonymus
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Ship is very much understaffed and absolutely not able to offer good cruise for such big number of passengers onboard. Obviously company is trying to save money on all aspects, including food, number of their employees, entertainment variety, and so on. Dining area on deck 11 is crowded without place to sit, so only way to eat is to take plate outside or in a room. Automatic hand disinfect ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Terrible

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Gazzetta
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

The ship is very unorganized. The food was the same every day. Front desk clerk named Barbara Uchiyama was always scowling and treating guests without the least education and attention. The tours were disorganized. The guides hired by MSC knew almost nothing about the tours, reaching the height of not wanting to take us to the Mount of Olives in Israel because he preferred to take ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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