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MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean

MSC Splendida
Western Mediterranean
Departure Port

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Family Cruises


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Singles Cruises


30 MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe - Western Mediterranean

emaneiro avatar


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

wales20 avatar


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

gfratello avatar


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

wherestheship avatar


4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

No Fuss Chilling

This was my first Mediterranean cruise I have only cruised in Australia and Asia and New Zealand, and I was so impressed. Very easy getting onto Splendida, in Singapore it can take hours to board a ship and even ...
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Sail Date April 2015

jcsc1314 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

International Feel; Good for Americans Willing to Step Out of their Comfort Zone

I'd hate to see Americans skip this cruise ship and itinerary based on the mixed reviews so here is mine. Our main goal was to have our two teens exposed to new people, food, cultures and customs and to stay ...
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Sail Date March 2015

princess1979 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Tad Disappointing

My husband, child (age 13), and I along with another family of three decided to sail on the MSC Splendida during the Christmas season. This is our second cruise (first cruise was with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines). ...
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Sail Date December 2014

KSWind avatar


4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

YC1 On The Splendida

This was our second cruise with MSC and our third overall (Disney Dream was our first). I had originally booked a Bella Balcony cabin but was upgraded somehow to YC1. We ended up in cabin 16033. The Yacht Club ...
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Sail Date April 2014

4ever@cruiseline avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote


I have read several reviews of the Splendida MSC and must say I am very surprised with most reviews being top stars. I can not concur with the same high rating. For a great majority of time spend on the boat I was ...
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Sail Date August 2013

sthelder avatar


2 Reviews Written

Enjoyable family cruise

We are back from our MSC Splendida cruise (6 April to 13 April) and Italy tour this week. Personally would rate this cruise as 4 out of 5. The itinerary was Genoa - Marseille - Barcelona - Valencia - Sea day - Tunis ...
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Sail Date April 2013

timeoff avatar


2 Reviews Written

Splendida Mediterranean Cruise

Sailing out of Barcelona is a breeze, organized and efficient. Once you get checked in, you can buy souvenirs and alcohol on the way to the ship. We were supposed to get vouchers for bottled water and no one seemed ...
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Sail Date February 2013

ellamalta avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Our Splendid Splendida Cruise

I am going to compare this cruise to our RCCL cruise which we took out of venice last year. Our holiday started on a very good note...... we were upgraded from outside to balcony cabin Category 8. I was hesitant ...
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Sail Date June 2012

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splendid splendida 123

1 Review Written

Slendida gave us a splendid holiday!!

Msc Splendida gave our family a fantastic holiday!I went with my mam and dad and sister (we are 13 and 16). Everyone in our family enjoyed the holiday. We embarked from Barcelona and found this was very easy to do. ...
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Sail Date July 2012

euroman1995 avatar


1 Review Written

MSC Splendida Mediterranean Cruise(July8-15/2012)

Out of all the cruises I have been on, I would rate this as one of the top ones. Being Canadians we all enjoyed the cruise. Languages spoken frequently on board(Italian, Spanish, German, English, French, Russian ...
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Sail Date July 2012

mairead224 avatar


1 Review Written

MSC Splendida

Okay this is will be a long review so I apologise in advance!!!! We had sailed with MSC Fantasia in 2010 and had a wonderful experience so I was very eager to sail with them again. The ship was immaculate, the ...
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Sail Date June 2012

peace2012 avatar


1 Review Written

Cruise exceeded expectations

We booked this cruise with mixed feelings, based on the reviews we've read before. We live in USA and cruised in the Caribbeans with Carnival (Legend and Valor) and Norwegian. Overall, we thought that MCS was better ...
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Sail Date June 2012

Galeaden avatar


1 Review Written

Our experience on the Splendida

For those of you who don't know already, we were lucky enough to win a ticket to an MSC Splendida cruise departing from our charming island, Malta. It was short notice so my partner and I were forced to check what ...
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Sail Date April 2012

smahk avatar


2 Reviews Written

MSC Splendida was simply Splendid

We are a family of four, two adults and two teens ages 16 and 17. We are from New York. This was our 12th cruise. We have cruised eastern Caribbean, western Caribbean, southern Caribbean, Bahamas, Mexico, Alaska, ...
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Sail Date February 2012

tammez avatar


3 Reviews Written

Great cruise with msc

Hi all reviews are subjective and it's about managing expectations. After reading the mixed reviews we decided to place our expectations towards the low end of the spectrum particularly after our fantastic time ...
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Sail Date December 2011

Familyhay avatar


1 Review Written

Also just returned from Cruise on the Splendida

Have just returned from an amazing three week holiday in Europe, which ended with a seven night Med Cruise. My husband and I and our four children departed from South Africa on 27 June on KLM Airways. the ...
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Sail Date July 2011

marty5028 avatar


1 Review Written

Family cruise holiday (honest reveiw )

hi just back from a 7 day cruise around the med and i had to write my review as i found the reviews helpfull before i left first the ship WHOW!!! it was our first family cruise kids 11/13 years old the ship ...
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Sail Date June 2011

MadMax avatar


1 Review Written

Girls on Tour with Lively Europeans

For myself I have been on quite a few cruises with my husband always aimed at the British market out in the Carribean. After reading many reviews on the MSC Splendida I was worrying slightly as I was going for a 1 ...
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Sail Date June 2011

queenL avatar


14 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Splendida Western Mediterranean 11/2010

I'm back from a great cruise. A bit of background for you guys. This was my 16th cruise. I've sailed all the major cruise lines RCL, NCL, Carnival, Princess, HAL and Celebrity. This was my first cruise on MSC. I ...
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Sail Date November 2010

JeanMM avatar


1 Review Written


We booked our cruise directly with MSC (UK). Our flights were from Manchester to CDG Paris and connecting from CDG Paris to Genoa where we would be met and transported by coach to Port. When our flight details ...
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Sail Date August 2010

ADRIAN avatar


1 Review Written

The MSC Experience (Recommended)

Having been on two cruises before I more or less knew what to expect.My wife and my experience last time was not great. A small cabin limited entertainment and a small ship. Needless to say she had been put off ...
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Sail Date July 2010

MSC Splendida Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Value For Money4.03.6
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