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Canada & New England MSC Poesia Canada & New England Cruise Reviews

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WORST CRUISE EVER

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jojosays
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I have been on several cruises and this was the worst cruise I have ever been on. There was no safety muster, MSC has no regard for passenger safety. There was sewer in the cold water on the 3rd day out and MSC never alerted the passengers of this health hazard. When we called it in, the said they were having a "technical difficulty" and not to drink the water. After talking with other ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Mixed Review

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Kreader
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was my first MSC cruise. I had taken 15 cruises before this one. Cabin: Small,inside,but ok for me. No hair conditioner or body lotion. Bed hard. Very lumpy pillows. No chair-just a stool. No choc. mint on pillow at night. Food: Hit or miss. Very inconsistent-for example I had veal scaloppini one night and it was great,another night it was terrible. Some food good(even ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


MSC POESIA - a great cruise

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geminitraveler2
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I read the many critical reviews but booked 3 consecutive cruises totaling 23 nights for a relatively low price anyway. I am writing my first cruise review after taking 10 cruises because my great experience and belief that some of the criticisms are dated. MSC must have worked on some of the points people criticized it on based on my experience. My embarkation was on 10/22 in NYC. The ports ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Should have taken the reviews more seriously

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chrysler300
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Just returned this afternoon from a 10 day New England/Canada cruise with MSC: The ship is beautiful & clean, the food was good. This was only our second cruise but the comparisons between Princess and MSC were glaring. #1] This was a European line, each time an announcement was made it was made in 5 different languages (tedious to say the least) #2] In ten days we (party of 4) did not speak ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Worst Cruise Ship Ever

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SunCityAlex
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

STAY OFF OF MSC CRUISE LINES ESPECIALLY THE POESIA This cruise lines is the Wal-Mart of cruise lines. Let me start off with the standard disclaimers, we have cruised over 37 times on most all lines. We really like Princess, Carnival, and NCL. We just took this cruise to see the fall foliage and New York City as we are southerners and this sounded like a great itinerary. The cruise left New York ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Treated Cruisers as Cargo

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Biscuitsmum
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

The MSC Poesia is a beautiful ship with well appointed high end decor. It is fastidiously clean. Some of the crew members ( the cabin crew, the dining room waiters and some of the servers in the lounges were pleasant and put their hearts and skills into their jobs, but the majority did not. I will never cruise with them again and hope that this review will keep others from making the same ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


MSC New England/Canada Review

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cracker355
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

After our smooth flight to New York, my wife and I began our MSC 7 night cruise with a rather painless check in. While walking to the ship I was impressed by the new appearance of the ship. Everything was clean and freshly painted (ship looked new). Upon entering the ship I was greeted by many ships crew welcoming me (barely speaking English) wanting to escourt me to my room. My wife an I ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


MSC Poesia - A Very Positive Cruise Experience!

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Sailorboy1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After reading many rather negative reviews about MSC on Cruise Critic I had doubts about trying the line but I liked the itinerary of the October 8, 2011 MSC Poesia cruise to New England and Canada and booked. I was very pleased with all aspects of the cruise experience and while the ship is very European and while the MSC cruise experience is somewhat different from what most North Americans ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


European cruise lines not for me

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chrysler300
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Just returned this afternoon from a 10 day New England/Canada cruise with MSC: The ship is beautiful & clean, the food was good. This was only our second cruise but the comparisons between Princess and MSC were glaring. #1] This was a European line, each time an announcement was made it was made in 5 different languages (tedious to say the least) #2] In ten days we (party of 4) did not ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


10/8-14 2011 cruise canada and East Coast

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svejkat
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I was a little concerned when I read many negative reviews. But I was very happy with the ship, food and everything else. Really good service and food. The rolls where the best I have ever had and the pasta was out of this world. The servings in the dining room where small and I really appreciated that. I agree beef dishes were lacking, I did not have the lobster but the shrimp cocktail ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


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