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MSC Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe

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Europe
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46

Very Good

53

Average

41

Poor

46

Terrible

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46 MSC Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe


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lyndarra

5 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

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

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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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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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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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Old Seadog99

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Extremely noisy

We did three cruises with MSC: Our first, only and last. Our ticket said food and drinks included. Yes if you "dined" at the chaotic Bistro on deck 14, and kept to iced water and coffee out of a bucket. Our balcony ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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GOIN2C

3 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Some Pros and cons

Sailed with husband,daughter and 2 friends. This was our 55th cruise. 6th cruise line, returned from 04/04/2019 sailing on MSC .meraveglia The ship is lovely, staff was wonderful, especially Jonathan, my ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jonaloofu

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lower your expectations to avoid being disappointed

MSC Sinfonia is one of the oldest ships MSC has on service. Is a small boat when compared to the others the company has. The ocean view cabin is quite small, and even worst than that, not all the cabins, under the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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annbe20

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Lack of entertainment

Been on of of MSC ships before back in 2012. We had a great time there This nov cruise from Barcelona it was not was we expected. The ship is very nice we have no complains about the design at all. But very little ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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LifeLife

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A baby Disney Line

MSC cruise was offered in trip package with many lines as options. I thought new ship would be nice change and decided on MSC. This was a big mistake. Had read reviews that was really negative after I had sign up ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ByContinental

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

Wanted to try a new Cruise line. Embarking close to our location. “All Inclusive” drink package excludes many items, hard to know what’s included. Tiny library lacking any press, hardly any books etc. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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2dreaming

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

OVERCROWDED

Friends asked us to join them on this cruise as they had never been on a cruise before. We had travelled on Princess Cruise line before and could not help but compare the two. In fact there is no comparison! Don't ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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the2rais

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Magicificent ship.....Disgraceful service.....horrible food.....

Wonderful itinerary...beautiful ship...SERVICE WAS DISGRACEFUL....never want to sail on any of the MSC ships again. Food was horrible...Bar service was disgusting....dinner was a nightmare....no water, no coffee or ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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1942fabio

1 Review Written

Bad choice of company

This was the 1st time in MSC. We have been to 13 other cuises before with 5 different companies. MSC was the worst in our experience. We chose this cruise because of the date and itinerary (that was very good). The ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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tony james

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

this was our first cruise.My wife's ambition to cruise the Med. Visions of good food, good service and interesting places to visit, the main reason for chosen this particular cruise was its ports of call. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Queen Gena

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship, inferior cruise

We chose this cruise because of the ports, timing, and cost. The ship was beautiful with wonderful appointments. Access to room was each with a touch or the room card. There was an "over 18 only" room on the 18th ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Rhodie101

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First MSC cruise. Never again

We have cruised about a dozen times before, mainly in the Mediterranean, but also the Baltic, Norway, Caribbean and Alaska. We prefer joining the ship at Southampton. This gets away from all the problems with ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Emily Burnham

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruise to nowhere

I chose this cruise as it was our 49th wedding anniversary and it left Southampton on our anniversary and it was a good price for a weeks cruise to Belgium.Amsterdam, Germany and France. The ship is very good and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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islingtonchris

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise

Although we had never cruised aboard such a large ship, we thought that the yacht club experience would give us the advantages of a tranquil haven as well as being able to enjoy some of the activities on board. We ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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shalgim

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Nice ship, Terrible (but a lot) of food

The ship is very nice. The pools are OK. The team - excellent. No real shows at night. the food is very very bad. the lowest of the lowest quality of ingredients - for instance: the was only rice Pilaf ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Harves1

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Read reviews before booking

We picked this cruise because of the ports it stopped at.first we embarked at venice from the time we got to the ship it took 2 1/2 hours to get on standing in the heat.rooms were good we had inside cabin very ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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1000bob

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Cruise Experience

Ship: This ship smells of smoke, is dated, with not much to do on board. Pool Area: Was surprised to see that there were only two pools for tons of people. Pools are packed with people- didn't bother to go ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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uboatman

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

MSC Questionable Business Model

We chose this cruise due the fact we wished to see Baltic cities we had never visited before. The issues that I wish to address are far too many to enumerate so I will attempt to limit my review to those concerns ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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ray13255

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

NICE ON SHIP BUT OFF SHIP VERY POOR

An honest review I wills start with the PROS I) Service in the bar and restaurants excellent. 2) The guy attending to our rooms was excellent 3) Service in the breakfast and dinner restaurants excellent ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Maurobin

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First and final cruise!

Pre-trip - we had to ask for the itinerary about a week before we left and then received it in Spanish. When I asked for an English copy I was told there wasn't one yet a German lady on the coach had an English ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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J.Thomas

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Everything, but everything has to be paid for.

I chose this cruise because I had previously sailed on the OPERA on her maiden voyage, that was wonderful. I had expected this cruise to match that one. I was wrong. Everything, but everything had to be paid for, ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Genoa20

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

If you like chain smoking Italians who are rude then this is the cruise for you

The ship is kept spotlessly clean, but the italians smoked everywhere . Even under the no smoking here signs.The sotto vento pub was always in a haze of smoke and impossible to inhabit if you dont smoke.The guest ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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