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Mediterranean MSC Orchestra Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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The most empathetic and professional staff of 2022!!!

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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FPM719
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Having the possibility to board directly in Lisbon, made all the difference. This was my first MSC cruise and I enjoyed it very much. The employees were outstanding at all levels! Many thanks and praises to the staff at the Ville Bourgeoise restaurant, you are the best!!! Also, at the buffet diniung, despite the number of guests, they were always very empathetic and professional. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Traveled with children


Loved it

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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jspqld
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We really enjoyed this cruise, as we do most. The ship is about 15 years old, but was kept in fantastic condition. The ship so white on the outside, no rust to be seen. All staff encountered were friendly and fun. Our balcony on deck 11 was nice. Only negative, they could update the TV to something a little larger. Loved all the large mirrors in the room to make the area feel bigger than it ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Small Ship, Friendly Staff, Amazing Entertainment, Fabulous Itinerary

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Iloper
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

When searching for my third cruise and having experienced more premium offerings, i discovered this 10 day western Medi itinerary. Immediate concerns were that i heard MSC was an average cruise line, in the same club as RCL and Carnival. So what did i thought? Ok, we will have the ports. The food, staff, ship will be secondary. Completely wrong idea. Lets review by items: Ship: recently ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View (obstructed view)

Traveled with children


Must do better.

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Ian Bloor
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have just finished our Mediterranean cruise and had time to reflect on it. It was a multiple embarkation trip with passengers coming and going on a daily basis and at this time of the year there were many families with young children. Overall, having been on many MSC cruises including two in 2021 we were very disappointed with this cruise. I am sure that the Covid pandemic and the need to take ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony


The best cruise ever

Review for MSC Orchestra to Mediterranean

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YADVIMEENA
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We loved our cruise. We loved all the people we met there and also the staff were just amazing. The lady specifically that took care of us was exceptionally amazing. JUDITH. Even thr baby loved her. We even wanted to take her back home with us. The food was wow. We enjoyed everything to the fullest. Raja from the liquor store was also so nice and friendly. We loved his entertainment and music he ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Traveled with children


Disappointed!

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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PartTime
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Bad experience overall and that is too bad for them, we are displeased of the msc, never again! Its like they don't care or have a verry bad management. The AC in the room can't be put to off, we were constantly in the freezer and waking with pain in the neck or in the middle of the night not able to breath thr the nose. The food is mediocre and just a few sortiments. The stuff not so wellcoming ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Not the best cruise

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port solent
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this repositioning cruise because of the itinerary and wanted to do more of South Africa. Overall the ship was clean and tidy, the staff must take a lot of credit for this. But we were disappointed over a lot of things such as the following (some can be attributed to the staff having to say it in several languages and people talking over it). - The mandatory emergency drill ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


The Med and Indian Ocean to Durban, South Africa

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Crag rat
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Good Itinerary. Unfortunately, as usual, many whinging & moaning passengers on this good value for money cruise. Our only complaints were related to the slow embarkation in Genoa and lack of satellite TV reception while cruising the Indian Ocean. The ships passengers were multi-national with Australians, British, Germans, Swiss, Italians, French, South Africans etc etc. Public ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Genoa to Durban - great itinerary, very poor quality cruise

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rasamin
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had a great trip but the time on the ship was a total disappointment . The itinerary was what enticed us to book this cruise. It was our first with MSC and we are very unlikely to cruise with them again. If this had been our first cruise it is possible we would have never returned to cruising. First impression - beautiful ship but don’t be taken in by this. It is a beautiful facade to ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


A cruise without TV and poor satellite communication

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lay about
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

Told by Iglu that this was a good cruise, .No bus to pick us up at Nice, one arrived 2 hours late. Boat drill held before we had got to our cabin. Internet very slow and news from TV non existent after Suez. Ship had coughs which required doctors treatment more than expected. Disembarkation Durban like very stressful like rush hour in London, also at Durban airport long queue to ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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