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MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe

MSC
MSC Splendida
Europe
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

19

Very Good

26

Average

9

Poor

7

Terrible

7

Cruise type

Family Cruises

68

Romantic Cruises

25

First-Time Cruisers

24

Senior Cruises

21

Spring Break Cruises

10

68 MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe


userspain avatar

userspain

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice experience. Facilities for children can be improved.

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This was my second cruise with MSC (first one was in August 2014 on Fantasia). We travelled with 2 kids (aged 4 and 2) and I missed having a specific pool were families with small children could stay (with deck ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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emaneiro

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fairly good but some very weak points

It was a family trip. Embarkation and disembarkation were fine and everything was very well organized. Ship. Everything was in very good condition. At this point I have a small complaint that the temperature ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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arangom

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise at a great value

We got the Fantastica experience that included 12 drinks per passenger. Even though it was in MSC's computer system, we did not get the drink vouchers as we embarked. For one reason or another the reception staff ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Babs1176

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

A disappointment all around

Embarkation and disembarkation went surprisingly smoothly. Cabin was adequate but we couldn't enjoy balcony due to chain smokers on next balcony. Unfortunate because husband got quite ill with bronchitis and URI ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Bodster

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Great cruise on the MSC Splendida

I have just recently returned from a cruise on board the MSC Splendida. I travelled with my partner and our 2 boys aged 10 and 7. We did the Mediterranean cruise from Genoa for 7 nights 27th May – 3rd June. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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neyney1960

1 Review Written

40 Helpful Votes

Not all inclusive!

Since friends and I were already in Italy we decided to try a Eurocentric cruise. Our travel agent suggested MSC and we booked the Splendida from June 11th through June 17th. We found to our surprise that many ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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starryflower

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing experience

we chose this cruise on recommendation from our travel agent, the embarkation process was very smooth & quick, most of the staff onboard were friendly, helpful, courteous, we chose suite, it was spacious, with ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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hummer2407

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful way to see the Med

I am a 46 year old from Indiana. I traveled with my family which consisted of my wife, my 2 10 year old boys, my 70 year old mother and her 68 year old sister. We have all cruised before on Princess, NCL, ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Bainsey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time on a cruise ship

Got on in Barcelona it was raining embarkation was pretty easy room was great had a balcony we were on level 12 right in the middle we didn't know what to expect as first timers but we had a great time met some ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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ray13255

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

NICE ON SHIP BUT OFF SHIP VERY POOR

An honest review I wills start with the PROS I) Service in the bar and restaurants excellent. 2) The guy attending to our rooms was excellent 3) Service in the breakfast and dinner restaurants excellent ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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aniilp

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Amazing Value for Money

When I set out to find a decent destination for our honeymoon this Feb, after trotting half the globe I stumbled upon the idea of taking a cruise. After comparing various itineraries, reviews on this platform and ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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wales20

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic ship and crew

This was a cruise with friends and I really enjoyed myself. The cabin was roomy and clean. All the staff were great and helpful. It caters more to Italians than North Americas and British Ship left and arrived ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Cruising 2017

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Exceptionally clean ship, good food, arrived and left all ports on time

After reading reviews before we left I was unsure what to expect as some were very negative about the food, entertainment and the overall experience. We travelled as a family in January 2017 and found the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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JagDeeAb

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Do not be put off by bad reviews.

When researching for an European cruise for Christmas holidays we came across this which was of quite low tariff. Having sailed in semi-luxury cruises before we were somewhat concerned about this cruise because of ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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svnet

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable week on Splendida

We are just back from our week on MSC Splendida. In spite of being winter, we loved it and had a lovely time. The ship is huge and its beautiful and it shines from its cleanliness, we’ve been already in Poesia ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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gfratello

5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Better than expected.

We sailed 10/5/16 from Southampton. We were on the MSC Preziosa several years back with extended family and were overall disappointed, so we chose to check out the Yacht Club this time around. Although it wasn't ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Chynadog

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

My First Cruise impressed!!

Chose this cruise as it was booked with friends, our first time cruising .As there was a coach full of us we were taken directly to the ship Embarkation was smoother than i imagined .Cannot fault the service ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Pickaway Cruiser

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Mixed bag but give it a try

I chose this cruise based on the price and ports of call. The ship is big and beautiful, although the décor is so reflective (shiny/mirrored) that we had a hard time with finding things at first. It has a lot of ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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LynnA1955

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great value cruise experience

I love this ship and i love MSC, I think people lose sight of the value for money you get with an MSC cruise. We have just done a one week northern europe cruise for £450 each including the Allegrisimo drinks ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Pepe1972

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

A floating all you can eat highway restaurant

I chose this cruise because I wanted an easy dis- and embarkation port for my parents who don't like air travel and who live in the Netherlands. Unfortunately my parents at the last moment couldn't travel and I ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Byron_1978

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Cruising on a budget

We did this cruise mainly for the price and the convenience of departing from Zeebrugge. We cruised with our son (aged 2,5) and this was his second cruise. Let me start by saying that we had a very good week ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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joyvogt

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

MSC Orchestra Fantastic Ship & great itinerary

This was our 3rd cruise with MSC (previously on Presiosa and Splendida). Orchestra is a slightly smaller ship that those we’ve previously been on but it it still very big and has plenty on board. Great selection ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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COLEY BOY

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Splendida; Mostly Satisfied

The interior decor of the ship is very pleasant and welcoming. the inside cabin was spacious, clean and homely, the restaurants were well run with friendly attentive staff. There was a good choice of diferent themed ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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sonjab

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Grand Ship, Interesting Mediterranean and Atlantic Ports visited

Seen one MSC Fantasy class ship seen them all (we had previously been on Magnifica), BUT despite similarities they do have unique touches. The nightly theatre entertainment was good (not stunning or amazing) - ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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daberry

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Extremely Rough Cruise

Msc was a big disappointment. The fact that they do not have ice tea or lemonade for you to drink is ridiculous. They do not cater to American cruisers.Americans like to have coffee with dinner at a formal dinning ...
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Sail Date June 2015


MSC Splendida Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining4.03.2
Entertainment5.03.2
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Family5.02.6
Enrichment2.03
Service5.03.7
Value For Money4.03.6
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