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Transatlantic MSC Orchestra Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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19 Transatlantic MSC Orchestra Transatlantic Cruise Reviews


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cruiserchad

4 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Can't Grumble for the Cost

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Now don't get me wrong, we really enjoyed this cruise and for the money we paid it was a bargain. However not having cruised with MSC before there were a few unexpected omissions compared to other lines we've used. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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sand dunes and salty air

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

FREE BALCONY UPGRADE, THANKS MSC

We did back to back cruises and did Greece and Montenegro the week before on the same ship. Awesome itineraries, we were scheduled to stop at Malta but due to rough seas detoured to Majorca which was amazing ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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WEBBSKIES

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Overall, superb value for money! Good buffet but fair/poor restaurant experience

We took (and reviewed) a similar repositioning cruise from Genoa to Brazil aboard the MSC Orchestra 2 years ago. At a cost of just £50 per person per day we think MSC offer exceptional value for money. The ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Lisburmo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Non Grand Voyage....

Sailed with MSC...gold card holders...so very disappointed. Venice embarkation shambles to say the least. After flight from Dublin and long track across Venice airport coach park with luggage in the rain we ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Jimjelich

2 Reviews Written

Interesting Experience

My wife and I have just finished the cruise from Rio to Genoa. Have cruised with MSC before so knew what to expect. If you expect English or Australian standards you will be disappointed as the passengers come from ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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anipere

1 Review Written

Wonderful First Cruise on MSC

My friend and I flew from New Zealand to board the MSC Orchestra on its repositioning cruise from Rio to Genoa. We had a wonderful experience and are keen to repeat. The cruise was amazing value for money and we ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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WEBBSKIES

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

An truly outstanding experience

I was astounded to read that MSC have only a 54% passenger satisfaction rating, so was apprehensive when I booked an outside balcony cabin for a 17 night Transatlantic cruise for the bargain price of just £770. My ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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kenno

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Interesting and comfortable Line Voyage with quality Italian touches.

Outstanding combination of European and Brazilian ports punctuated by a five day calm Transatlantic crossing was the initial attraction - the value for money pricing was a further benefit. Organisation from ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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Awelon

2 Reviews Written

No rating

Magnificent Special Cruise!!!

Well, after all the worry after reading some of the reviews on this Cruise Line, we did actually go with an open mind. We where not dissappointed the ship was beautiful. After a very long flight we actually boarded ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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kysen

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

No rating

MSC .The customer is King. Pull up your socks.

We arrived(2 passengers) at the embarkation point at 1pm on the day of the cruise,May 2nd 2009. We boarded the ship promptly just after 1 pm and found our way to our cabin without the help or support of the staff ...
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Sail Date May 2009


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Midlands Couple

3 Reviews Written

Excellent cruise despite hiccups!!

Booked in August 2008 after seeing the MSC Orchestra Transatlantic/Repositioning Balcony Cruise advertised in Saturdays' Daily Mail.  Their advertisement stated that a transatlantic flight and one night's ...
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Sail Date May 2009


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John820

1 Review Written

Sour Notes from the Orchestra

The ship is new, very nice appointed and well designed. The rooms were very adequate. We enjoyed many hours sitting on the balcony reading and basking in the warm sun. We would have normally spent more time in open ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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LaurLaw

2 Reviews Written

This Was HORRIFIC!

I was on the Horrific transatlantic sailing. I agree with my co-cruisers...this cruise was the worse. And not getting any better might I add. We have been back 3 weeks and they are still not responding to issues ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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Galveston Cruiser

10 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

We enjoyed our cruise

We arrived at the dock around 4pm and boarded immediately. Having already familiarized ourselves with the layout of the ship, had no trouble locating our cabin. Met our cabin steward who asked if we needed ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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kayjanae

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amen to all reviews- additions with kids

This was our 16th cruise, 3rd this year. we have been on ships for 40 days in 2008 We liked: our balcony room The classical concerts Night at the opera concert (and we're not opera fans) The energy of the ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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jhuntermartin

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Cruise from Hell

This was our first cruise on MSC and it will be quite a long time before I consider another one. The Orchestra faced several challenges on the Transatlantic Crossing and has quite a few improvements to make if it ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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swamper

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst cruise in my life

The MSC Cruise line is for the birds. If you plan a cruise DO NOT CHOOSE MSC CRUISE LINES. It is a very boring place to be. The food was terrible-horrible-everything was either undercooked or overcooked....they ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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Bradenton

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC Orchestra - The worst 17 day cruise ever

We did try to find something good to write about this dreadful experience but apart from looking out over the lovely seas that was it! It was 17 days cooped up in a tin can. Toward the end it felt like prison and ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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love to cruz

1 Review Written

Unwanted relatives

We are not novices to cruising as this was our 39th cruise. We are gold card members of the MSC line. Until this sailing, MSC has been our favorite cruise line. Unfortunately the service made us feel like unwanted ...
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Sail Date December 2008


MSC Orchestra Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining4.03
Entertainment3.03.4
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.3
Family3.03.5
Enrichment2.02.8
Service3.03.4
Value For Money4.03.2
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