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MSC Preziosa Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to the Mediterranean

4.5 / 5.0
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379 reviews
Me with a life ring. This is on the "Promenade" deck, which does not encircle the ship and offers no loungers or views.
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Pity the Yacht Club restaurant was 350 metres away from the YC
"So we had arranged for wheelchair assistance before boarding the ship, but we never had imagined the long and awful bumpy journey to get from the YC to the restaurant, twice a day once for lunch and again in the evening for dinner.The journey took around 15 minutes every day, which included 2 lift rides, travelling 350 metres through a variety of bares and 18 quite significant bumps in the floor, where fire protection doors had been installed...."Read More
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Pity the Yacht Club restaurant was 350 metres away from the YC

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Cha-Cha
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The Yacht Club is a brilliant concept, including both boarding and disembarking which is extremely well organised and we had 5 weeks previously on the MSC Virtuosa, where we had found the YC to be a completely self contained ship within a ship, this is not the same on the Preziosa. Let me first explain that both my wife and I both suffer from walking difficulties, we are both over 85 years of ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Traveled with disabled person


MSC is deteriorating

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RedStarLine
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

Embarkation was quick and smooth. The Preziosa is a beautifull ship with a good layout. We were cruising in an Aurea suite which includes the ‘Easy’ drinking package, massage and spa access. Overall food quality is below average, in the buffet hot food is just warm. If you’re looking for Nutella or something alike they refer to the shop where you can buy(!) it. Never heard that one before. At ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Suite


Great experience in all areas

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blanka_elekes
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

After reading so many negative reviews of the MSC Preziosa, our entire family felt that we have to share our great onboard experience. We boarded the ship in Genova, a quick and effective process which was started even earlier than announced. The rooms were also ready early and our cruise cards perfectly prepared in the cabins. The Preziosa is a big ship but well designed and the signage ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Appalling start but customer service & cruise staff turned it round.

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Folkfeb10a
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

PART ONE - Horrendous Our holiday got off to a terrible start. I had booked to go away with my mother and a few of her [elderly] friends. We booked early and chose our cabins so that we were all together and conveniently located to the facilities we planned to enjoy. However, a few weeks before we were due to travel, one of our cabins was pulled and we were told we were going to be placed 3 ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Needs improvement to compete with other cruiselines

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Kellie68
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise because of the ports it was visiting. The ship itself was lovely, but they lacked in a few areas. Not enough staff. I was ordering 2 drinks at a time because there was not enough staff. They did not offer coffee cards like other lines. Instead they try to get you to but a drink package. No water with dinner, you have to buy this in the restaurant. No soft serve, have to ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Worst cruise ever

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drivethebus
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose because of the low cost. unfortunately I got what I paid for. After more than 10 cruises with other cruise I can't tell how disappointed I was. The issue started before I left home. Calling MSC you have 2 choices 2 for new booking or 3 for existing booking. If you choose 2 someone answer within 30 seconds, but if you choose 3 then no one ever answers. I tried several times no luck. Then ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Expectations dashed - but still a very nice ship.

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Sonya11
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The itinerary was what prompted me to take this cruise, the ship was luxurious and the staff very professional. The average rating comes from the main dining room food, small portions, and average quality. Some excursion staff is sadly lacking in experience knowledge and organization! Missing excursion tickets, after several attempts and frustrating times dealing with the excursion ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Disappointed

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BFPtraveler
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was my first cruise on MSC and I should have paid better attention to the reviews. There were so many things wrong, the list is long: 1. Food. I was on the ship for 15 days and the same cold breakfast buffet was offered everyday. There is no service in the buffet unless you pay for items from the buffet bar. 2. Be prepared to add the cost of water, tea or coffee in the main dining ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


MSC have lovely ships, however miss the mark in other areas, including food!!

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flyaeu
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Choose a short cruise as a break between our longer holidays. Overall we had a good time the Preziosa is a nice ship very similar to the Meraviglia that we sailed on in Jan 2018. Our Cabin 11011 was a good cabin, great location with a very comfy bed. Nice and spacious and plenty of stowage. Lacked hooks around the cabin having said this I would not let this stop me from booking into this cabin ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Americans, beware...

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CruisesForMillenials
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

This was my first MSC cruise - I just got off the Preziosa this morning. Here are a few thoughts about the experience, coming from an a American 20-something year-old who has been on other cruises. First, know that there is a smoking area down by the middle pool - you’ll sometimes walk through a cloud of smoke often on your way to the buffets. The food was a 2.5/5 ... honestly, the dinners ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


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