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MSC Orchestra Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

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MSC Orchestra
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Excellent

5

Very Good

3

Average

1

Poor

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Terrible

5

Cruise type

Family Cruises

99

Romantic Cruises

35

Senior Cruises

35

Repositioning Cruises

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Entertainment Cruises

17

17 MSC Orchestra Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


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rasamin

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Genoa to Durban - great itinerary, very poor quality cruise

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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 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Beatrizg

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

The worst cruise ever

It was our second time with MSC. The first one was with MSC Fantasy and was very good. To start, embarkation lasted three hours, very stressful. We had to buy soap at the first port we arrived because the soap ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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toinev123

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible ! NEVER AGAIN

Ship is old but OK, Service is very good, polite, helpfull... Cabin could be better. Excursions are very expensive and not good organised, to get on and off the boat it is a war, a fight to be the first ! Dining is ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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sand dunes and salty air

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

FREE BALCONY UPGRADE, THANKS MSC

We did back to back cruises and did Greece and Montenegro the week before on the same ship. Awesome itineraries, we were scheduled to stop at Malta but due to rough seas detoured to Majorca which was amazing ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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WEBBSKIES

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Overall, superb value for money! Good buffet but fair/poor restaurant experience

We took (and reviewed) a similar repositioning cruise from Genoa to Brazil aboard the MSC Orchestra 2 years ago. At a cost of just £50 per person per day we think MSC offer exceptional value for money. The ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Skier52

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

B2B Southern Caribbean and Transatlantic

MSC ORCHESTRA ANTILLES GRAND CRUISE, B2B, Trans-ATLANTIC GRAND CRUISE (28nights) Choice of Itinerary This was driven by a number of factors. Most importantly was my wife’s desire to see where “Death ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Jollyholidays

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent

Food, cleanliness, service all really good, always found something nice to eat, staff amazing. Aurea package good with massage, priority embarkation,dressing gown and slippers, access to jacuzzi etc, my-time ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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EvelynJ

1 Review Written

Repositioning Cruise Aboard the MSC Orchestra

There was 4 off us, one disabled, and we had a marvellous time. The staff where friendly and very helpful and went out of their way to make our disabled friend's live as easy as possible aboard. They made sure that ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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tonymag1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fortunate to be Alive

We boarded this ship with great optimism after i had been given the all clear after going down with cancer on my previous cruise on Davina maiden voyage to Miami with cancer. MSC knew of my cancer and when we ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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paj123

1 Review Written

Fabulous 40 Nightts on the MSC Orchestra

We have recently returned from a 40 night Grand Voyage on MSC Orchestra. Our first cruise with MSC, only the second cruise that we have ever done, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We cant wait to do another one! ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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Awelon

2 Reviews Written

No rating

Magnificent Special Cruise!!!

Well, after all the worry after reading some of the reviews on this Cruise Line, we did actually go with an open mind. We where not dissappointed the ship was beautiful. After a very long flight we actually boarded ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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Midlands Couple

3 Reviews Written

Excellent cruise despite hiccups!!

Booked in August 2008 after seeing the MSC Orchestra Transatlantic/Repositioning Balcony Cruise advertised in Saturdays' Daily Mail.  Their advertisement stated that a transatlantic flight and one night's ...
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Sail Date May 2009


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DonDonTheCruiserMon

1 Review Written

MSC Orchestra Complainers - THIS ONE'S FOR YOU!

Unfortunately, my wife and I had to cut our back to back cruise of 1/10 thru 1/24/2009 short due to a death in the family and fly home from Fort Lauderdale this past Saturday. At our insistence, our daughter and ...
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Sail Date January 2009


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swamper

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst cruise in my life

The MSC Cruise line is for the birds. If you plan a cruise DO NOT CHOOSE MSC CRUISE LINES. It is a very boring place to be. The food was terrible-horrible-everything was either undercooked or overcooked....they ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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Bradenton

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC Orchestra - The worst 17 day cruise ever

We did try to find something good to write about this dreadful experience but apart from looking out over the lovely seas that was it! It was 17 days cooped up in a tin can. Toward the end it felt like prison and ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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love to cruz

1 Review Written

Unwanted relatives

We are not novices to cruising as this was our 39th cruise. We are gold card members of the MSC line. Until this sailing, MSC has been our favorite cruise line. Unfortunately the service made us feel like unwanted ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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THEKRAUT

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Never again MSC

This was the worst cruise we ever had. Embarcation in Genova took almost 5 hours. Disembarkation in Durban took more than 3 hours. Because of the bad airconditioning half the passengers were ill after the first week ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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