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MSC Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe

MSC
Ship
Europe
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

46

Very Good

53

Average

41

Poor

46

Terrible

34

Cruise type

Family Cruises

865

Romantic Cruises

302

Senior Cruises

220

First-Time Cruisers

168

Entertainment Cruises

158

220 MSC Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe


muddicaroline2 avatar

muddicaroline2

1 Review Written

Brilliant

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Extremely friendly service staff brilliant and in the dining room at night they were so friendly, and could not gave done enough for us there was particular lady in the dining room who met us and showed us to our ta ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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BizzyBea17

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Size does matter

We booked this 14 day cruise to Canada, America and Iceland in 2018 and the price was fantastic. The ship is beautiful - no expense spared with regard to decor and furnishings etc. BUT it's too big and cold ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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lyndarra

5 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

MSC - Lift Your Game if You Want to Attract Non European Cruisers.

This was a 20 night cruise Genoa/Miami commencing Nov 5., Cruising background. Celebrity x 6, HAL x 4, RCI x 3, Princess x 1, Carnival x 1. Countries cruised, Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Indonesia, USA, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Kenwootton

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Just a good value cruise

We read all the reviews. We have a balcony cabin it is great, yes the shower is small but really it is good. The staff have been fantastic The food is good, really good. The buffers have everything thing you ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mervous

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

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

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


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lay about

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A cruise without TV and poor satellite communication

Told by Iglu that this was a good cruise, .No bus to pick us up at Nice, one arrived 2 hours late. Boat drill held before we had got to our cabin. Internet very slow and news from TV non existent after ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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swisstrailblazer

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

We are cured of any desire to travel on a large cruise ship

The Grandiosa is certainly an impressive ship - the LED roof is amazing - but, but, but.. The tall silver bar stools on Deck 6 are terribly uncomfortable and I kept sliding off. The first time I sat on the normal ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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seabourndt

22 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Short cruise

As this is a brand new ship i wanted to try this ship out and see if msc is for me? I booked it through an american agent so got free bottled water in dining room. Tap water is free on every other ships except ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Xanda

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Experience Ever

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We had never been to Iceland and we thought this would give us an idea of what to see there. The embarkation process was horrible. Long lines and only two windows ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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hpnguyen

5 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship and magnificent scenery

This is our fifth cruise. In general we are very satisfied with the cruising experience. We’ve done NCL, Princess Cruise and Celebrity before. MSC is definitely different from the “American” lines. The ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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daisy-mae

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

A few minor irritants, but good overall

We chose the Divina because it fit our schedule, and also because of the price. We did have some concerns about our first MSC cruise, and were advised by our travel agent to “keep an open mind” – something ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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B15mark

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

They did it again

Embarkation was an experience departing from Cannes, nearest airport Nice cost 60e taxi to get to the port. Then you are put through security checks lots of times off the ship, no seating (I am registered disabled), ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Russ Cruiser

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Poor service and organisation

If you’re looking for a bit of luxury, some good quality service, friendly staff, great entertainment and decent value for money, THIS IS NOT FOR YOU. The entertainment is a bunch of people singing, changing ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lancashire_Lad_69

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very Interesting Itinerary - Ship only Average !

We chose this Cruise for the Itinerary and because we had previously had 3 Good Cruises with MSC. We took a North Europe cruise on the MSC PREZIOSA from Souhampton. The following review is, I feel, very fair ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Balmyard

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Go only for the food

Theis ship is horrible, the service is so bad there is no excuse for it. It takes ages for a waiter to come to you for drinks in the main buffet even tho you have a bell for colling them, one time the waiter came ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Rania70

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nice ship. Amazing staff. Food level not up to standard for a luxury ship.

I choose MSC without going through the reviews and that was a big mistake. The only high standard other than the ship is the amazing staff which I believe that they are the most valuable asset. And if they ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Grdxx1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

More sure charges

This cruise was chosen for its itinerary. The ship is a fancy barge where you pay extra for anything you may need. We were expected to pay for a glass of tap water in the formal restaurant. They do not provided any ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Cullen1224

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

NOT an American Product; overcrowded - discourteous and inattentive staff

Where to start: First, we have sailed nineteen times and experienced an array of American AND European cruise products from RCCL, Princess, Costa, P&O, NCL, Holland America etc. The experiences of these diverse ...
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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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Bleriot

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

The staff were fantastic, Yacht Club MSC have it cracked

We had been on MSC Seaview late last year, and while on board we took the opportunity to book this cruise and take the option of trying "Club Class". So we arrive at the port in Barcelona where we are immediately ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Luan Yee

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Unexpectedly Good

We completed our 15 nights Northern Europe cruise which set sail from Southampton Port on 30 April 2019. There were 6 of us, my husband and I and 2 other couples. After booking the cruise, I had cold feet when I ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Frogmill0

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Magnificent ship but......

My wife and I have cruised with several lines but it has been Royal Caribbean for the last few years. However, we had a number of issues on our last trip with them so we decided it was time for a change. We were ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Maxijet

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Different cruise experience

People often ask what was my worst cruise and I answer I've never had a bad one. I can still say that after my mediocre experience cruising the Mediterranean from Rome (Civitavecchia) last week on MSC Divina. Had ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Bognor

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Cannot recommend

The ship itself is very nice, with lovely public spaces but rather cramped cabins. The entertainment shows, every night, were really first rate. Some of the service is very poor, those crew members who were very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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New Forest Contact

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship decor and waiter and cabin service.. Shame about the rest

We chose MSC because it looks luxurious inside and we wanted to try something different. We've been on 10+ cruises from one week to 5 weeks each. Unfortunately, this cruise is geared for the German and European ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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