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"We took this cruise because the itinerary was good, the price was right and it dovetailed with the end of a land tour that we took in Croatia. However, we did not anticipate that the ship would be full of Italians..."Read More
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Clean Ship - Everything Else Disappointing

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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yakety sax

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


Just a good value cruise

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Kenwootton

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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

Departure Port: Nevis

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

5 Helpful Votes


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

Departure Port: Nevis

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom

10 Helpful Votes


Terrible

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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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

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

8 Helpful Votes


You get what you pay for, hard working crew....

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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David Watt

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I picked this cruise for the price as a solo traveller as I thought the itinerary was good for the time of the year (Dec), overall I got good value for money as the ship was clean and the crew hard working. The food in the buffet was good Italian fare with hotdogs and burgers always a favourite for the kids and grown up's alike. The big let down for me was the standard of food in the restaurants ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Nevis

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


Party Ship

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Cranleigh Man

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first cruise with M.S.C. cruises and we chose this cruise for the itinerary not the ship. Before we booked our cruise we looked on various websites for reviews on the Opera but there was not many, and what there was were not very good. The majority of the passengers were from Italy as you would expect as this cruise line is Italian and sailing from Venice. If anyone is looking for a ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


Avoid!! The cruise of hell!!!

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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valencastarias

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

[Borrador] Este mensaje no se ha enviado. Guardado: Mié 29/05/2019 18:41 Since we left the airport the entire experience was Incredibly bad. The bus that took us to the port was leaking, the bus was maybe from 1920's old as my grandma or older but in worst shape. The driver got lost going to the port. The check in to get into the cruise was tedious. They made us wait 45 minutes in ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children

5 Helpful Votes


Awful service and after care

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Ginge1

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

This was our first cruising experience and definitely our last with MSC. We travelled with another family who have been on quite a few cruises. From the start we were left feeling disappointed with the length of question to board the ship and then being ushered past the welcome drinks because of the que system to get on board. Our room was small but there was no mention in the brochure ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Traveled with children

5 Helpful Votes


Disappointing

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Besswest

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We felt there was a lot of waiting in lines. But the guests were very rude, arrogant & pushy. And people invade your space. Waiting for a shuttle bus, for approx 200 people and only one arrived a fight broke out. There needs to be more organisation. There is hardly any waiting staff around the pool & go to the bar you would die of thirst waiting to be served. The ship is clean, but in parts ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


Fantastic Cruise

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Rosa62

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Picked this cruise from Bari as we wanted to come back to Bari and spend time in the Puglia area.. Cruise was great although more time could have been spent in ports . Restaurant waiters and service was great and food too. Our housekeeper Mundir was very helpful and always there if Needed. Room was always cleaned to perfection. Entertainment staff were the best I have come across on ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Vancouver

Cabin Type: Suite

4 Helpful Votes


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