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MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Europe

MSC
MSC Splendida
Europe
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

17

Very Good

3

Average

1

Poor

2

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

68

Romantic Cruises

25

First-Time Cruisers

24

Senior Cruises

21

Spring Break Cruises

10

24 MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Europe


Rajkumar avatar

Rajkumar

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our Very First Cruise

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I am very impressed with this cruise company. MSC did very well to make our cruise a great and pleasurable experience. The good point: Excellent Food, Excellent Accommodation, Amazing service from all the crew ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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spencer_maryjo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My first cruise with MSC Splendida was awesome.

It was the first cruise of my life and i picked MSC cruises because of its amazing price and an agent told me its a very family friendly company. I went with my husband and my two kids Likes: - The ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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ms resetnaka

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Terrible Shore Excursion Experience & Service

For me and my mother this was our first cruise. We have flown from Riga to Milan and then took a train to Genoa. Unfortunately on our way back we had no information upon disembarkation in Genoa about the trains not ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Easyriderscooters

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Fantastic experience and super for wheelchair user

This was our first cruise and exceeded all expectations, my husband and I, our 11 year old son and my mother who is disabled and uses a wheelchair full time. Our cabin was a balcony fantastica grade which although ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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AVACTION

1 Review Written

Yacht Club: Definitely worthwhile option

Barcelona - Valencia - Tunisia - Rome - Genoa - Marseille - Barcelona As "first time cruisers" my wife & I were apprehensive about being stuck on a boat for seven days in case we did not like it, so I decided to ...
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Sail Date August 2013


Kez1004 avatar

Kez1004

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Splendida

I found it hard before I left for my cruise on the MSC Splendida to find real reviews which covered many of my questions for the ship itself, which I will try to answer here to help others. I arrived at genoa ...
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Sail Date February 2013


Hamish72 avatar

Hamish72

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC Splendida 30-09-2012

My First Cruise Ever : I am now spoilt for ever" My partner and I travel a lot, we are from Sydney Australia, we are in our late 40,s and we love staying in 5 star hotel's and flying business class whenever we ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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stratocast85

1 Review Written

Splendida - Great for Laid Back Sailing

My wife and I are US expats living and working in Romania and I've been wanting to get her into the cruising scene. I've been on HA (Baltic Sea) and RC (Eastern Caribbean) before, this was her first cruise. We are ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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Mezza1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC Splenida review Sept 2012 Part 2

Right lets get straight to the point here! My party and I of experienced independent travellers have no complaints about our first ever cruise, but a number of observations that may be of use to others. We knew ...
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Sail Date September 2012


Iza avatar

Iza

1 Review Written

Big thumbs up for MSC SPLENDIDA

After booking our first cruise, we read some of the reviews and wondered if we had done the right thing. Embarkation was due to start at 2.30pm and I was dreading it in-case it was just one big hassle, well, it ...
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Sail Date August 2012


hep25 avatar

hep25

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great week on board MSC Splendida

My husband and I are both first time cruisers. We chose to book our cruise on MSC Splendida mainly because of the itinerary. We want some Mediterranean sunshine and Neither of us had previously visited Tunis, Malta ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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expatchris

1 Review Written

First Cruise review on MSC Splendida

This was our first cruise and before we departed we went from high expectations to it cant be that good for the price we paid ( £349 ). Well overaall the cruise surpassed our highest expectations and like people ...
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Sail Date April 2012


Mrs T avatar

Mrs T

1 Review Written

Free and Easy - Not Exactly!

This was our first cruise and we therefore had nothing to compare the experience with. All in all, we found the ship to be very luxurious and stylish, the staff very helpful and standards of cleanliness and hygiene ...
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Sail Date January 2012


David Priestley avatar

David Priestley

1 Review Written

unbelieveable

I had read reviews about msc cruises and the ship msc splendida and a lot had said how bad it was well i can tell you they were wrong. I got picked from the airport and taken to the ship bags taken off me and shown ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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Hotlatte

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

SPLENDID ON MSC SPLENDIDA!

Msc Splendida and our first ever cruise. It was spotlessly clean with a constant programme of steaming, spraying, wiping and polishing. There was barely a finger mark or smudge anywhere. The food was lovely, ...
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Sail Date January 2012


aidanco avatar

aidanco

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Honest Review From A 1st Timer

After reading all the reviews I was expecting the worst. So here is my summary:1. Ship is beautiful, clean and spacious. 2. Staff are unfriendly and in a lot of cases have poor English.3. Italian seems to be the ...
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Sail Date June 2011


Comet2011 avatar

Comet2011

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Happy Americans sail European Cruise Line

This was our first experience with cruising and our trip was a real pleasure. Having read critical reviews of Italian cruise lines after purchasing our tickets, I was a bit apprehensive. However, having visited ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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Paul Ingram

1 Review Written

Piracy on the high seas

Arriving at Nice !6th Decenber 2010 was not nice since no rep. was there to greet us, we were left stranded for about 2 hours with out any explanation. Eventually getting on a coach for the 2 Hour drive to Genoa, ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Hemdarve

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A very nice cruise!

Since this was our first cruise (m+f from Sweden, ages 30 and 27), we do not really have a frame of reference from comparing to other cruises. Having said that, we will try our best to rate this cruise in an ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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takksi

1 Review Written

un-Splendida

This was my first cruise. I was really looking forward for this as other members of my family, including my wife had gone on cruises previously and were really happy with them from all aspects. However, I must say ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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glennsaddress

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship! Had a Great time!

We enjoyed this cruise so much. Everything was great. Our room (12029) was a balcony on the 12th deck between the bow and mid section. Rooms were very clean and the wife kept saying how nice the bed and sheets were. ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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rambler8363

1 Review Written

A great trip!

From start to finish all I can say is wow! We approached this trip with a small bit of fear given some of the reviews we had read on here our expectations were not high. From the time we landed at the Barcelona port ...
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Sail Date June 2010


catharina avatar

catharina

1 Review Written

A Great first time cruise experience on MSC Splendida

Our cruise was 28 march from Marseille, then Barcelona. Tunis,. Malta, Sicily, Rome, Genua and back to Marseille. I am Carina, 32 years old travel agent from the Netherlands, with my husband Erik, 34 years old IT ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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AxisSally

1 Review Written

MSC - Splendida cruising the Med

My partner & I spent a night in Milan after landing, caught the train to Genoa, spent the night there & woke up to watch the Splendida cruise into port. In A Nut Shell: Things I read about from others: Ship ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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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