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MSC Sinfonia Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Transatlantic
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Food on this ship is for "survival", not for appreciation nor enjoyment
"You can't argue with the price for this 21-night cruise from Cape Town to Venice, with return flights included in the price. It was a good value for money cruise. Would I go on the MSC cruises again? Most probably..."Read More
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Dannylam

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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Poor service so sad to see the services on board dropped so much

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Transatlantic

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Hvpkhyu

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Poor customer service information we were due to start sailing from Venice on 23rd of November 2019, instead we were put on a coach travelled 2.5 hours to Trieste without prior notices Buffet restaurant not enough capabilities so often have to queue for sitting at breakfast and at lunch. Choice of food poor and not nicely cooked. The buffet restaurant is cramped and if wanted omelette one needs ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom

5 Helpful Votes


A wonderful rest and magnificent stopovers!

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Transatlantic

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josephlyn272

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We chose this, our first cruise for two reasons: 1. The rest and relaxation it would afford us and 2. the places we would get to see. We were not disappointed; every place had its own unique history and was a worthwhile visit. The pre-stop talks by Alison were appreciated but not always accurate and lacked practical information for those not doing the organised Excursions. However, that said, the ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Departure Port: Naples

Cabin Type: Suite

1 Helpful Vote


Great cruising moments of my time.

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Transatlantic

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Boitumelo

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

I wanted to go over the equator by ship and the cruise line I chose was the perfect one. Plus the dates fell on my birthday .. this was awesome. The entertainment was perfect perfect. The food.. good food and for weight watchers there.. you do have some choice. Quite a variety for all. The rooms were very clean and well kept. As for the gym and say daily workout.. it was great. The morning yoga ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Departure Port: Naples

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom

3 Helpful Votes


Very happy with personnel

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Transatlantic

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Nawnsdreams

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We saw a cruise that included a return flight for an acceptable price. We wanted to visit family in Europe and celebrate an anniversary. (that was a complete misnomer!) We were cordially received by the staff on-board, but it is overwhelming to be accosted with hard sell on drinks vouchers etc. The cabins were not yet ready, but our cabin steward was a real delight Luciano from Madagascar. He ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Departure Port: Naples

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


Fantastic

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Transatlantic

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muriel.watson

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Cruise from South Africa with interesting destinations. The staff were very friendly and the entertainment team great. I liked the way that the whole entertainment was involved and everyone in the team played an important role. The food was good as well as the bar service. Cabin was cleaned and serviced to my liking. The cleaning cabin staff did little things extra like, lying out the pajamas ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Departure Port: Naples

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Poorly provisioned, poor quality food, shabby public areas.

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Transatlantic

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elcee1495

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Celebration cruise my 70th and my wife's 69th birthdays. This ship was under provisioned for the entire cruise. The following were poor quality, meats, juices, salads, burgers and most of the time no bananas etc. The food on board was poor quality in all dining areas; meat in particular was of the lowest quality and inedible most of the time. There were no sauces or condiment to accompany ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Departure Port: Naples

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


A bit of everything

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Transatlantic

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JUKSINKENT

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We did this cruise because of the itinerary and timing, having done the return trip via the W. Coast 4 times before - but never on the Sinfonia. We had been told that she was a nicer ship than the Opera, but did not find that to be the case. The good stuff first: Cabin. We had booked an Aurea Suite and were not disappointed - best position and cabin (and bed) we have ever had - spacious ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Suite


Suez and Middle East

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luytlaager

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

The middle eastern ports of call appealed to us and the fact that the cruise went along the East coast of Africa. We have already done the voyage along the west coast of Africa. We also looked forward to going through the Suez Canal as that was a first time experience. WE were disappointed in the excursion to King Solomons mines as we were given the impression we would visit a kibbutz but ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


MSC SINFONIA SOUTHBOUND CRUISE - WORTH EVERY CENT!

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Amanda Snyders

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

In October 2016 my daughter and son-in-law told us about their intended cruise in October 2017 - they investigated the different options, but soon found that the southbound cruise (Venice to Durban, South Africa) offers the best value for money. We were intrigued and immediately started planning towards our once-in-a-lifetime cruise vacation! Being practically virgin travelers (we only did a ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


3.5* A good itinerary, slightly let down by lack of attention to detail.

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sdigby

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

The cruise was the culmination of our 40th wedding anniversary celebrations, and was particularly appropriate as apart from the start in Venice, and end in Durban, we had not been to any other destination on the cruise. However, whilst in general it was most enjoyable, it was let down by some lack of attention to detail, and admin problems, especially at embarkation, where there was some sort ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


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