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139 Europe MSC Sinfonia Europe Cruise Reviews


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agibbs

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cruising with small children and infants

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We chose MSC cruises based on their "family friendly" policies and although the reviews weren't great we were willing to give it a go. I have previously cruised with many other lines, however these were all ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Dagenhamboy

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Six months is a lifetime

We chose the Sinfonia for our November cruise as we'd had a brilliant experience on the same ship in May. Unfortunately, six months is a lifetime for this ship. Departing from Venice, the embarkation was chaotic, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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KL sailor

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not Impressed

This cruise started from Venice and started out badly - the embarkation process was a nightmare. It took us just over 2 and a half hours of standing around with little assistance from MSC personnel. The food was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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pennystroud

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Never Again

American Airlines Cruise recommend this cruise and for that they will never get my business again. I have been on numerous cruises Carnival, Princess, NCL & Celebrity and I would pick any of these any day. We ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Bleugh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely Staff, Average buffet dining, manic port schedule if you have kids.....

MSC were well priced and fitted in with the area we wanted to visit at the times we wanted to visit. The destinations were all fantastic and, without young children, this cruise would have been good... Problem ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Princess1ct

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

We have travelled with MSC many times and have always been satisfied, however, when the service model changed recently it seems so has our opinion. The embarkation process was a complete joke, keeping people outside ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Kballer

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Just okay

Our cruise on MSC’s Sinfonia was our 5th cruise. We have previously cruised with Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and MSC. Our cruise last summer on MSC’s Musica was the reason we booked with MSC again. We are not ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Heather Jill

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Third MSC cruise. Hope there will be more!

I originally heard about MSC from a work colleague and this is now our 3rd time with them. I cannot recommend them more highly. I had read one or two negative comments before booking the Sinfonia trip but I ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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4skinz

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

SOME PEOPLE

My Wife & I did a 7 night cruise through Croatia & the Greek Islands. The excursions were a good option if you want to see and know the history, some were brief visits , but you will know that when you see the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Riversideboy

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Amazing Itinerary

I am rating this cruise Excellent, basically due to the Itinerary. You are in Venice, Split, Santorini, Mykonos, Dubrovnik, Ancona, and back to Venice. Here are the pluses of the cruise ship. It's a smaller cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Sunforyouandme

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Norivirus waiting to happen

We chose this due to itinerary. That was wonderful. Ship and service was a disaster. We booked Fantasica and adjoining rooms. No adjoining rooms and no drink tickets. Filed a special needs 3 times prior to cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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mafinol

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Birthday Gift - couple trip

Normally I don’t write reviews but I feel the need to write this one due to all the bad comments I have read about the MSC Sinfonia. We flew from London to Venice, the first tips is take a Taxi (Car) from the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Gillers1

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Cruise

This was our first time with MSC, we've previously sailed with RCI, Princess and P & O. Having read reviews on this site we were really apprehensive. However, we were pleasantly surprised. Embarkation and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Damaso67

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not impressed by MSC. The worst food ever...

I chose this cruise because it was suggested by our travel agent in the USA. We truly regret not having read the reviews of this cruise ship before our trip. The ship is the oldest of the fleet. Common areas are ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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happyfeelin

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

AMAZING...A CRUISE OF A LIFETIME!

As I read through several of these reviews, I'm scratching my head, but okay, I'm going to post MY EXPERIENCE as best I can and hope that folks understand that not only am I a person whose character can be selective ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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MagdalenaSz

1 Review Written

Great itinerary but MSC doesn’t pay attention to details

We previously cruised on Costa, Carnival and Holland America as suite guests. We purchased a suite on MSC. This time there was no champagne in the cabin, no daily fresh fruit, no coffee and no hair conditioner. And ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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tuddyone

1 Review Written

The Cruise from Hell

We are seasoned travelers who have experienced Norwegian; Royal Caribbean, Viking River and many other reputable Shipping lines. This Ship is old and the worst service we have ever experienced on any Ocean/ River ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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reneelimm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Highly disappointed With MSC

I chose this cruise based on the itinerary and time of year. My boyfriend doesn’t enjoy travelling when there’s tons of tourists, and hates the heat, so this trip seemed perfect. We’ve cruised before on ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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harcoosto

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Satisfied on the Sinfonia

Just returned from 10 nights on the MSC Sinfonia. I've been reading reviews for the last several months and had been very concerned for our sailing. Well I can honestly say, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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stillmoretosee

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sinfonia Winter MED Plus Malta and Greece was Just Nothing Special

We boarded the older unfancy SINFONIA HOP ON HOP OFF Ship in Civitivecchia/Rome for the winter Med itinerary which included Malta and Greece. We read all the luke warm reviews and decided to go ahead and try this ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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cartunespl

2 Reviews Written

You get what you pay for, and less

We booked this cruise at the Nurnberg Germany Airport when my wife found a Bargain Price...08 to 20 Feb 2019 We normally take time and search for reviews but we did not this time, our mistake. I had recently had ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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jonaloofu

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lower your expectations to avoid being disappointed

MSC Sinfonia is one of the oldest ships MSC has on service. Is a small boat when compared to the others the company has. The ocean view cabin is quite small, and even worst than that, not all the cabins, under the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Mandurah

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but could have been so much better

Food in main dining in Covo restaurant was very good and our waiters were superb but that’s where the good food ends .,Buffet food boring and not very nice also the area far to small for the amount of ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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sunnysbee

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Way to see Mediterranean

This was our first cruise with MSC. We have cruised 15 times in the past with Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean. Overall, we were pleased with this cruise. Accommodations were comfortable, the food was ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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jazzybaz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC should have provided more transportation to the airport due to taxi strike

I liked the itinerary and it fit my timeline for my trip to Europe. The price was also very good. Disembarkation was a disaster due to a taxi strike and rain in Barcelona. MSC should have provided more ...
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Sail Date January 2019


MSC Sinfonia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.04
Enrichment1.03.7
Service4.03.9
Value For Money4.03.8
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