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MSC Orchestra First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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MSC Orchestra
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Traveler rating

Excellent

2

Very Good

2

Average

1

Poor

3

Terrible

6

Cruise type

Family Cruises

99

Romantic Cruises

35

Senior Cruises

35

Repositioning Cruises

17

First-Time Cruisers

14

14 MSC Orchestra First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


dr.anuraaggarg avatar

dr.anuraaggarg

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

cruise again

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this was the first cruise we took , that too after so many apprehensions that we may end up managing the motion sickness issue of mine and my daughter , but to our surprise both had no issue of nausea etc . at all ...
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Sail Date June 2016


Jirkapieter avatar

Jirkapieter

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

great cruise

we went for a cruise with msc orchestra to the French Antiles. We had a great time. The staff was verry friendly, they spoke french/ englisch/ spanisch/italian,.... The cabins were clean the beds confortable ...
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Sail Date March 2016


sharonmorgan71 avatar

sharonmorgan71

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise Enjoyed By All!

So before I start I want to acknowledge all the other reviews for MSC and the Orchestra and appreciate that everyones expectations and experiences are individual and I will just be representing ours as 6 family ...
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Sail Date February 2016


paulsmith avatar

paulsmith

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

MSC Caribbean Cruise

we went on this cruise thinking it was wheelchair friendly the staff were very rude the only person that helped us was the cleaner I had to get my partner off the ship by myself twice as there was no one to help ...
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Sail Date January 2016


Adrian63 avatar

Adrian63

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise

The ship is nice and the balcony cabines are looking good also. The food was low cost quality. The strongest point of this cruise was the staff, with special remarks for Miguel, the waiter in cigar bar. ...
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Sail Date January 2016


Janice 1944 avatar

Janice 1944

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruised Several Countries

we cruised Germany, Norway, England, the Mediterranean etc for 41 days last August/September. A very disappointing cruise, the food was ordinary, the beds were like a concrete slab and the pillows should be ...
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Sail Date August 2014


samer avatar

samer

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Incredibly disappointing

OK, 35 nights cruising for one's first cruise could be problematic! NOT loved the cruising, despised the European cruise staff. Best bits: Our dinner table companions (overwhelmingly the best thing about ...
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Sail Date March 2015


Stumpy1278 avatar

Stumpy1278

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

An appalling rip off.

We left the ship in Rome after 36 days on a ship riddled with respiratory illness. The ship itself was well maintained and comfortable. That's where the good news ends. Health - A high percentage of the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Stumpy1278

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Sold as a Luxury Cruise of a lifetime

I will cover the good point first. The ship MSC Orchestra was a clean, well maintained ship. That's where the plusses end. The food was appalling, mostly overcooked in the dining rooms. The buffet on the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


Chopsie1 avatar

Chopsie1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Anyone that will listen don't go MSC.

My wife and I embarked in Fremantle with our young Son in Perth, it was super slow embarkation. We left our bags with MSC staff as requested at 3pm, we did not get our bags again until 10:30pm when they were ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Daretodream

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Orchestra Cruise from Hell

Well what can I say other than DON'T GO ON AN MSC CRUISE. Kids running everywhere all day and most of the night, shouting, yelling and totally out of control. Running around the restaurant whilst the waiters were ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Daretodream

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Orchestra Cruise From Hell

MSC Cruise from Hell Well what can I say other than DON’T GO ON AN MSC CRUISE. Kids running everywhere all day and most of the night, shouting, yelling and totally out of control. Running around the restaurant ...
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Sail Date January 2006


bas2013 avatar

bas2013

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great first experience

I have heard lots of bad reports about cruising but it seems to be such an easy and comfortable way to see lots of places and I was not disappointed. I flew from Heathrow (flights included) to Rome and was met by ...
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Sail Date April 2013


schubertk9 avatar

schubertk9

1 Review Written

MSC Mediterenean Cruise not for US/Canadian people...

Hello all: My girlfriend and I did our 1st ever cruise on the MSC Orchestra from Sept 8-15. Boarded from Genoa and service was bad nealy everywhere, we are from Quebec/Canda I do speak English well but my girl ...
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Sail Date September 2010


MSC Orchestra Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining4.03
Entertainment3.03.4
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.3
Family3.03.5
Enrichment2.02.8
Service3.03.4
Value For Money4.03.2
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