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Middle East MSC Orchestra Middle East Cruise Reviews

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A dreadful cruise a waste of good money

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Dianne Allan
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The trip was sold as a luxury cruise it was NOT The idea of sailing to Gallipoli and following in the footsteps of our soldiers was a good one but that was where the dream ended.In fairness the Gallipoli component was very well done and there could be no complaints about that, the lectures were wonderful and going onto the peninsular was very emotional but that was no thanks to the MSC cruise ...
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Sail Date: May 2015


MSC Never Again

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Cruickshankn
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My friend and I joined the MSC Orchestra in Fremantle for a 35 day cruise retracing the voyage of the ANZACS to Gallipoli and then ending in Rome. The ship was very clean and the decor very nice. The cabin attendant was excellent and our cabin was always clean and tidy. The staff overall were very pleasant and helpful apart from some Italian staff who were somewhat arrogant. The dining room ...
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Sail Date: March 2015


Gallipoli Cruise

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Diannekaye
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Most of the staff were fantastic. Food was below average. Buffet was disgusting. Nearly all passengers got the flu/virus and were very ill. Doctor was poor. No medication. Service was slow. Internet was so expensive and disgusting. Could hardly get internet most of the time. Staff at reception were not nice most of the time. Entertainment could have been better. Got repetitive and boring over ...
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Sail Date: March 2015


Worse Cruise We Have Ever Had

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Genie13
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise went from Dubai to Perth Australia. It left on February 21, 2015, and was 33 days long. My husband and I will not be using this cruise line again. The Pros • The ship was well decorated. • The room steward was good. • The dining room server was good. The Cons • We could not book excursions on line. If you called up, they asked if you book through them or through ...
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Sail Date: February 2015


Dont Contact Customer Service at MSC there Crap

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Paul Edwards
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Well what a joke!! we got on at Dubai, First thing we did was get a drinks package, went to our room it was nothing like on the pictures there was no throw bed was not clean the cabin was not that clean. The cabin steward did not introduce himself. One case did not get to the room so we went and asked were it was it contained a bottle of vodka and 4 small bottles off the plane we were un a wear of ...
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Sail Date: February 2015

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


First and Last

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RDonald
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

As this was my first cruise I was anticipating many of the good qualities and values which I had heard from others who had cruised. Fortunately for them they had, presumably, not ventured on an MSC ship, especially 'The Orchestra' The ship was very splendid and well appointed, the crew, especially those who were seen in public, the servers general staff were excellent in carrying out their tasks. ...
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Sail Date: February 2015


GREAT CRUISE ON MSC ORCHESTRA 14TH FEB 2015

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suron
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My family and I (son, his wife and my twin grandsons, aged 11) sailed on MSC Orchestra from Dubai around the United Arab Emirates on 14th February. I have travelled many times before with MSC but this was the first ever cruise for my son and his family, who are based in Dubai. I had joined a Roll Call for this cruise and the group met up on the afternoon we boarded and it was so nice to put faces ...
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Sail Date: February 2015

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Great time but wished we had known

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cruisingisagirlsbestfrien
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Just returned from a great cruise. Having cruised previously with P&O, Royal Caribbean and Princess, I had heard mixed reviews about MSC, so was a little worried, but found the ship and the staff excellent. Food was very good too. I had enquired prior to our cruise whether we could purchase the drinks package on board as it was cheaper and was told this was not possible I was not too happy to ...
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Sail Date: February 2015


First MSC cruise

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Cathcart 20
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I have just returned from our first cruise with MSC,please do not listen to all the complaints that are listed.Go with an open mind you will be pleasantly surprised. We arrived early morning in Dubai 7-30 ,usual queues taking you through.once you get past this its plain sailing,until you get to the port the queue again.Boarded ship about 10 -45 thought we would check to see if our ...
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Sail Date: February 2015


Great Cruise

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marina pirates
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Just arrived back from a wonderful cruise with MSC on board the Orchestra. I really cannot understand the bad reviews which have been written. Firstly the flights were good with Emirates, transfers and booking in at the port, very quick and organized Everybody friendly and helpful. First impressions were good, beautiful ship and very clean.Cabins ready by 12 mid day ( arrived on board 11am ) we ...
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Sail Date: January 2015


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