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MSC Orchestra Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe

MSC Orchestra
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17 MSC Orchestra Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe

roytherrien avatar


2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

The Ship That will not be Named


“The ship that will not be named” — that is how my wife and I have agreed to deal with this atrocious memory. Embarkation was sadistic. Pouring rain in Venice, through which you MUST walk for the final 100 ...
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Sail Date April 2019

CruisingFox27 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Orchestra Baltic Cruise A Warm Experience

MSC Orchestra – Baltic Cruise Review August 2018 11 Nights – Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark We arrived at the terminal in Copenhagen at approximately 12:45pm, ...
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Sail Date August 2018

eddiecat avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superb setting for a romantic retreat!

My boyfriend and I are 19 and 20. We are both pretty busy people starting careers and completing various qualifications. Last minute (one month before the holiday) we booked to go on the Orchestra end of may to ...
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Sail Date May 2017

Tiftinsas avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Left a lot to be desired..

I chose this ship because of the amazing itinerary. The ports were wonderful.. had and a great time visiting Greece, Italy, France, Malta and Barcelona. However let me start off by saying, my entrance into the ship ...
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Sail Date March 2018

dormin avatar


2 Reviews Written

Customers have to do everything for themselves

This ship was clean and tidy, the food was average and never hot, just warm if you were lucky. If you had a question regarding anything on the ship, YOU had to go to deck 5 and stand in a queue to speak to one of ...
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Sail Date October 2017

CORNUDA avatar


2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

MSC first cruise with this company

Time and date right for our 3 week Italian holiday. We have been cruising for years on Princess(platinum), H.A., and Celebrity. Ship was extremely clean, food best we have ever had, service very good, balcony cabin ...
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Sail Date September 2017

1000bob avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Cruise Experience

Ship: This ship smells of smoke, is dated, with not much to do on board. Pool Area: Was surprised to see that there were only two pools for tons of people. Pools are packed with people- didn't bother to go ...
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Sail Date July 2017

Barnierubble1 avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

High and low

Choose it on locations to visit Ship was very good cabins excellent hard working staff were very good in all dept except management who had an air of superiority and indifference to any issues on board ...
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Sail Date June 2017

Flashpoint avatar


1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Not up to expectations

We chose this ship on recommendation of travel agent.It all kicked off at Barcelona Airport where the MSC rep could not be found. We looked everywhere and eventually spied him behind a pillar. The embarkation was a ...
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Sail Date May 2017

Lean47 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Value for Money, but choose your cabin wisely

We only choose to travel with MSC and this is the first time that we would rate it lower than "very good or excellent". The entertainment quality was nowhere near as good as usual this included the nightly show and ...
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Sail Date June 2016

Chapo avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Ship, Poor Service

The ship itself was gorgeous & kept beautifully. However the variations in levels of service we experienced were just too great for the money paid. We were unfortunate that on our cruise was a group of almost ...
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Sail Date November 2015

susangkeith@aim.com avatar


1 Review Written

MSC Orchestra- great experience

We just returned from a Baltic cruise on MSC Orchestra sailing from Kiel, Germany. The cruise surpassed our expectations. We have been on over 70 cruises and found the cabin to be spacious, well decorated and had ...
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Sail Date August 2014

makerfamily avatar


1 Review Written

As long as you know what to expect, its great!

Please read all of the reviews about MSC Orchestra very carefully because for the most part they are true as far as: *Great value for an international cruise *Most patrons on the ship do not speak English ...
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Sail Date October 2010

schubertk9 avatar


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

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Sue Russell

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time cruising

Before our very first cruise I checked out the reviews on this site and became quite apprehensive on what our experience of our first cruise would be. I would like to say we were enthralled, our cruise could not ...
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Sail Date April 2018

zhoopslady avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Never sail with MSC!!!!

This was our first and last cruise with MSC! I was travelling with my husband, daughter and her husband. We booked two cabins, both on deck 12. Luckily, we all flew in a day before the cruise was to begin to have ...
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Sail Date November 2017

dormin avatar


2 Reviews Written

Unknown Passengers

We were looking forward to the cruise, however as passengers on this ship we rarely existed to the crew, for example, we had to always go to deck 5 to find someone to find answers regarding anything. The problem ...
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Sail Date October 2017

MSC Orchestra Ratings

Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.3
Value For Money4.03.2
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