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

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

Kez1004 avatar


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


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

stratocast85 avatar


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

Mezza1 avatar


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


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


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

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

Hotlatte avatar


2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes


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


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


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

Hemdarve avatar


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

takksi avatar


1 Review Written


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

glennsaddress avatar


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

catharina avatar


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

AxisSally avatar


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

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