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MSC Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe

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108

Very Good

66

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48

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41

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48 MSC Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe


mervous avatar

mervous

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Better planning, bettter details and this would be our best yet.

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The ship was due to sail from Venice and we were advised that due to the weather, it was now leaving from Trieste but we needed to check in at Venice at usual from 11am. Of course, the weather is not their ...
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Sail Date December 2019


wood868 avatar

wood868

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Improving but still a way to go...

We booked this cruse very last minute, and snapped up a reasonable deal on a YC1 cabin in the famous MSC Yacht Club, first things first, the Yacht Club is a wonderful experience and really does set a bar for ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Chewitson avatar

Chewitson

1 Review Written

Far too crowded poor food and sell sell sell

Pros ... lovely modern cabin lots of space nice size and balcony , Lovely ship and nice staff,Cons .. way too crowded marketplace buffet is hell on Earth it’s like a stampede no spare tables and people pushing ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Bcconws

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

2nd time cruiser

Have done one previous Cruise on Carnival in the Caribbean. My review is thus going to be comparison to that one. Things I liked more about this cruise. They do less announcements as Carnival would be woken ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Alexg12345 avatar

Alexg12345

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A real « family cruise » more than we’d have thought

PROS: 1) Everything you had to pay for, Champagne Bar, Butcher’s Cut, Sushi resto, French Bistrot, 10/10, excellent food! Excellent service! 2) Brand New ship, quite modern. 3) Excellent itinerary, Malta, ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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maria gibson

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia

With 4 cruises behind us and having visited many countries we decided we would like to visit Northern Europe. MSC was the cheapest option as Royal Caribbean and Norweigan were a lot more expensive so we decided to ...
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Sail Date June 2019


ell493 avatar

ell493

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Some good things but mostly we did not like it

I have only been on one other cruise, that was Carnival, so that is the only comparison I have. First, the good thing... The entertainment was great. The people in the show do a wonderful job. Most of the staff ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Mjwilsey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disorganized

The destinations in the cruise were great, beautiful towns all. The staff very friendly. Overall experience mediocre food not great,MSC nickels and dimes their customers . No one seems to be in charge and know ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Jazzman888

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Ship and service, the food ...... got me sick

Location and time frame is great! The service is friendly most of the time. However, compared to the food I had on the US base cruise ships, MSC is not on the same level. The specialty restaurants are OK, I ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Jem23 avatar

Jem23

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wouldn’t rush to go with MSC again

So this was my third cruise, our first with MSC which we embarked in Genoa for our honeymoon around the Mediterranean. Firstly the ship is amazing and our room was lovely, we had everything we needed but ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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EAaH

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A mixed experience, but better than expected

Just got back from a cruise on MSC Fantasia which was a mixed experience. I did not have high expectations after reading a few reviews on this page, but it was not as bad as I expected. I have been on several ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Bertiespiv

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Lovely week in the Med on a beautiful ship.

Our first MSC cruise and won't be our last. Chosen for the itinerary. Would have given it a 4 but for the disappointing dining experience. Ship is immaculate and although the ship was full it was kept spotless at ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Tiftinsas

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Left a lot to be desired..

I chose this ship because of the amazing itinerary. The ports were wonderful.. had and a great time visiting Greece, Italy, France, Malta and Barcelona. However let me start off by saying, my entrance into the ship ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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little britain

34 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

The one where it all went wrong...

Where do I start.....? The cruise documentation detailed the wrong port in Hamburg. I actually had to point it out to MSC UK that the address was wrong and they sent out second documents a few days later which ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Gaetano the Sailor

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Overall, a disappointment

Our first criteria was the itinerary, in particular, Palermo and Malta. We had previously visited Marseille, Genoa and Civitavecchia ( Rome). Pricing was attractive. I consultated with a travel agent we had used in ...
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Sail Date January 2018


farahj avatar

farahj

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Honest Review

Cabin was great Ship was clean and beautiful Shows were good Very disappointed that Cirque de Soliel was having tech difficulties and therefore never performing Staff was ok. Some were great (bars), ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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ginapeterb

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Underwhelming Throughout

We chose MSC and this particular cruise because the itinerary Ports of call, suited the half term break for the UK Schools, we booked an Air Cruise, so MSC booked our flights on British Airways, the downside of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


anne0612 avatar

anne0612

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Really disappointing trip.

We booked this trip for our honeymoon, and were accompanied by another two couples. We chose this ship because it was brand new. We had cruised before with Thompson and Royal Caribbean. First off, we had to wait at ...
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Sail Date October 2017


dormin avatar

dormin

2 Reviews Written

Customers have to do everything for themselves

This ship was clean and tidy, the food was average and never hot, just warm if you were lucky. If you had a question regarding anything on the ship, YOU had to go to deck 5 and stand in a queue to speak to one of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Mags30 avatar

Mags30

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Too many passengers, not enough staff

Booked this cruise to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary and was initially amazed at such a magnificent ship but unfortunately things went downhill very quickly. Lengthy queques for embarkation and when checked ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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allenkimber

1 Review Written

1st Trip with MSC on All Inclusive Anniversary Treat

3 hours waiting to board at Southampton despite getting there for our allotted time. P&O and Royal Caribbean less than 10 mins. Organised chaos on a Beautiful Ship, due to a lack of staff. Reception had 2 people ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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ladyhawk415

3 Reviews Written

Beautiful ship, wonderful ports, but customer service leaves a lot to be desired

Embarkation was quick and efficient in Hamburg, but once you got on the ship, you had to run a college hazing type gauntlet through 15 people trying to sell you drink packages before you even got your cabin card. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


steve333 avatar

steve333

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Northern Europe September 2017

Gave Msc a try despite recent negative reviews from fellow British travellers but sadly most we're correct-I'll start with the positives:-the ship is elegant and very clean everywhere on board,cabins are very ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Barnierubble1

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

High and low

Choose it on locations to visit Ship was very good cabins excellent hard working staff were very good in all dept except management who had an air of superiority and indifference to any issues on board ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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seahorsesmalta

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

Shame on Msc

We have travelled on various Msc ships, and really enjoyed the experience. This is their first venture into large ships, and they haven't got it right. The buffet area seating increases in size, but the service ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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