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56 Caribbean MSC Preziosa Caribbean Cruise Reviews


cruiserky95 avatar

cruiserky95

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Avoid completely - terrible food, terrible service, even got food poisoning

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My girlfriend and I have cruises with other cruise lines before and thought we would give msc a try mainly due to the itinerary. What a mistake. It all started with booking. We purchased on msc.ca. The purchase ...
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Sail Date January 2020


Barre01 avatar

Barre01

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Won’t be returning

We have cruised the Caribbean several times in the last 10 or so years mainly with P and O, but also with NCL and Thomsons. We were attracted to this cruise as it offered a slightly different itinerary which ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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lynnechall

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Glitzy ship, good staff, food was a disappointment

We boarded in Barbados having flown from the UK, embarkation was late due to delays with luggage at the airport and there was no welcome when we got on the ship We were on board for 14 nights and found that there ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jerseyv

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Not as Bad as Previous Reviews had Suggested!

Having just returned from two weeks in the Southern Caribbean on the MSC Preziosa here are some general comments from the experience. We chose the January 11th through January 25th cruise so that we could visit ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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G4llowg4te

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

“The Good, The Bad and The ?”

MSC Preziosa - Yacht Club - 5-19 March 2019. Caribbean from Barbados via Cruise Club UK. The cruise consultant, Ian\, delivered on every promise and commitment made. He has been superb throughout the whole ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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oldrover

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Oh woe, oh woe, MSC Christmas and a crappy new year. 15 Nights

We were looking for a Christmas/New year cruise and this seemed to fit the bill. Big Mistake. Cabin was a little small and could do with more storage. Balcony was small compared to other ships. The pillows were ...
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Sail Date December 2019


oldgit26 avatar

oldgit26

4 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, awful cruise

We chose this cruise to get some winter sunshine and we were lucky as the weather was excellent, with just one day of rain. We flew from Gatwick and the organisation at the airport was superb ( bags dropped off and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


Peaky68 avatar

Peaky68

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wow we had a blast on MSC Preziosa!

I chose this cruise purely for the itinerary and expected very little after reading numerous reviews. I must commend MSC for obviously listening to the complaints and being in the process of making improvements from ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Katie scarlett

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Preziosa sept 19 the truth

After reading all the reviews I went with an open mind and little expectation Boarding was easy at Southampton and we were onboard by 1 pm Quick lunch in buffet and off we went to explore. Preziosa is a big ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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rama kant uppal

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, comfortable stay

I had earlier been on three cruises, two of them being to Europe (Mediterranean west and Southampton /Norway).This was our first experience with MSC Preziosa and we had a great time on the ship.I had booked a ...
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Sail Date April 2019


Tinkerbell8 avatar

Tinkerbell8

1 Review Written

Disappointed

What we liked : - Beautiful ship - Cabin is fine and was kept very clean, the cabin steward did a great job. - Disembarkation was very smooth, we were allowed to stay on board till around 10 o'clock which ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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vtgumby

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time MSC experience, yacht club on Preziosa

We took our first MSC cruise, a 21 day TA from Martinique to Hamburg, many port stops in between which I initially thought might be a negative (we love the sea days, hence the TA's) but it was broken up nicely and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Welshy63

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Would not use MSC again!

We returned from our first cruise with yourselves on the 6th March after sailing on the MSC Preziosa. We travelled as a party of 2 couples, my husband and I (cabin 10243) and our friends in 10245. Excursions ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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sarah230378

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

A little disappointed

We cruised on this ship on March 5th to 20th this year we fly to Barbados and got straight onto the ship this part was brilliant such a easy and well organised procedure by MSC, the plane was all Cruise ship ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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whiterocksurfs

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A mixed bag for MSC Preziosa. Probably wouldn't sail with MSC again.

Dates fitted our holiday window, so we gave it a go. Lead up all went good, emails and info supplied. Boarding was swift and free from issues. Met by friendly staff and went to our cabin. Cabin was small ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Tatey14

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Frustrating Practices

The ship its self was modern clean with an impressive stairway and delivered what was expected from this class of ship . We purchased the Aurea package which gave you some extras like free drinks, package ...
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Sail Date April 2019


sandycj avatar

sandycj

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good but could improve in a few points

We have traveled to Caribbean previously in 2017 on MSC Fantasia and had a wonderful time. It was a fly cruise. This time we flew out to Caribbean on Virgin Atlantic and this was a very pleasant experience. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


RAP999 avatar

RAP999

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

What a show - NOT

Mainly chose this ship as the itinerary suited, no sea days and many islands to visit. its difficult to find something very good about this MSC cruise and unless they have a good rethink about the following would ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Farehamtravellers

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Yacht Club Experience - Superb!

Our cruise started at Barbados, we flew on a Virgin charter organised by MSC from Gatwick. Prior to the cruise I was concerned about the lack of information regarding selection of seats on the plane and taking ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Stephiscope

1 Review Written

Yacht Club a great concept

Our second Yacht Club Experience Having been on board Fantasia April 2018 Barbados back to Europe. Sadly for us it did not live up to our previous cruise. Yacht Club: One Pool Could not fault the pool boys ...
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Sail Date March 2019


LesC29 avatar

LesC29

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Big disappointment

My husband and I chose this cruise to celebrate our retirements. It was our first time cruising and it has certainly NOT given us the “bug”!! The ship was so crowded. The food was awful, particularly not ...
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Sail Date March 2019


ISHMAEL avatar

ISHMAEL

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, nice ship, okay food.

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary (12 different islands, no sea days), The ship was beautiful and both our cabin and all the public places were kept spotless. The servers we had in the dining room were ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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blueboy2908

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worse cruise ever!!

This was our thirteenth cruise which was certainly unlucky for some The food and the entertainment were no where near the standard we have come to expect from other companies. The use of hand sanitisers was left to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Angelabr avatar

Angelabr

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

We chose this cruise for its itinerary different islands every day we used independent excursions which were much better value for money the msc excursions we went on were rushed with a need to arrive back in port ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Vincent Davis avatar

Vincent Davis

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Surprise, Surprise

I chose this Caribbean cruise because according to all the adverts in the papers I thought it ticked all the boxes, how wrong can you be. Never once did it say that MSC Preziosa was a glorified tramp steamed picking ...
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Sail Date February 2019


MSC Preziosa Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.2
Entertainment4.03.1
Public Rooms5.04
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family5.03.3
Service4.03.4
Value For Money5.03.3
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