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MSC Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe

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Very Good

53

Average

41

Poor

46

Terrible

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34 MSC Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Europe


Xanda avatar

Xanda

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Experience Ever

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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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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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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


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noni4200

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Terrible, just terrible

Embarked in Warnemunde, embarkation was fine. Went to the rooms, was room 10241,aft balcony. Large balcony however the engines shook so much, I couldn’t sleep half of the 10 nights. Then, the food. Half of it was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ldhogg

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

not good

This was a chance to break up a Scottish winter, which it did. The weather was great the destinations were superb. The ship was a complete let down . The embarkation some 10hrs late due to problems with the ship. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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vspit

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Crew and management not trained for guests' needs

1. English Tea the only tea we drink was locked up had to ask a crew member each time we wanted a cup of tea 2. The water was never hot enough to make a decent cup of tea or coffee 3. Kept running out of hot? ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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dougal086

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lirica

I am afraid our experience was bad firstly the majority of travellers on board were loud, and had little or no manners, the entertainment was very poor ie the music in Beverly Lounge was very loud and of poor ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ccritic2018

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Honeymoon

The disappointment started with the embarkation. The process did not go smoothly at all. I have an injured left leg and should not walk for far lengths. The airport provided a wheelchair and the cruiseline said ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Clgs

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

MSC Sinfonia - Be carefull isn’t what is advertised

The cruise schedule only mention one day at sea, instead they are two. The schedule mentions 2 days at Mykonos and that a great lie. The Santorini visit is just 4 hours in the morning and then the ship moves to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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dicap99

7 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Be warned - terrible cruise

The good * getting on the ship - fast and easy. The bad * service onboard was terrible - had to wave down staff to get their attention * the food was below average * most of the staff could not speak ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Lepre

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Appalling

We chose this cruise as we had heard from various people that MSC offered a cruise experience like no other. They were correct it was a cruise like no other and one we do not wish to repeat. MSC make a great fuss ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ShadowMonkey

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

We have been cruising for over 35 years, and never have we had a bad cruise, till now. We have cruised with Costa before on many of their ships, so we were under no illusion it would be noisy, particularly as it ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Normbud

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Don’t bother

This cruise ship was clean and tidy but the cruise was a disaster hoping to have a lovely Xmas cruise we were very very disappointed .The food was disgusting most of the time it was served after a long wait more ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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toinev123

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible ! NEVER AGAIN

Ship is old but OK, Service is very good, polite, helpfull... Cabin could be better. Excursions are very expensive and not good organised, to get on and off the boat it is a war, a fight to be the first ! Dining is ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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judi 1942

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

This was cruise number 13 for me and number 4 for my partner all with MSC. We thought because it was a new ship it would be great, no such luck. There were not enough crew for the ratio of passengers hence ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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mich g

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

booked this cruise online with iglu travel looked good liked the itinerary but should have taken more notice of some of the reviews ,booked outside with balcony, shower+wc very small, food very very average but ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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the2rais

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

MSC - NOT FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET - no way!

Was so hoping that things were going to be different on this cruise and the Meraviglia since MSC is now making a huge play for the AMERICAN MARKET....but it was really an unfortunate circumstance for a wonderful ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Podium

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

The pick-up from the airport and boarding the ship, went very well. The facilities at the ship is very good, but that is probably all at the positive list. The service in the 2 receptions, were non existing. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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scottburgh

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

LAST SINFONIA CRUISE FOR US. IT WAS DREADFUL

We have travelled on m.s.c. Now for the 4th time, and 2 on the sinfonia. In 2013 from c.town to genoa hit was a great trip and we were so happy with everything on the ship excepting the air conditioning which went ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Nessy60

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

NO! NO! NO!

Worst cruise out of 7 that we have been. We'll start with the food in the restaurant 1/ Black hair in the food on 1st night (for the wife),2/ Black hair in the food again a couple of nights later(for the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Gordon Lindsay

1 Review Written

Fantastic

As we were going to be in Copenhagen we thought we should do something from there. 3 days in Copenhagen was great and the HOHO(Hop on hop off Bus) was great to get around. The 3 day pass seemed a bit dear but ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Freshwater1940

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

CRUISE NIGHTMARE

DISAPPOINTING (1) msc up graded our cabin (or so they claimed) and relocated us directly under the uper dance deck ..... imagine untill 2 am in the morning thump - thump - thump over your head. (2) 80% of ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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lodibob

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Avoid MSC cruising

In April 2015 our friends and us booked two adjoining balcony rooms on the MSC Orchestra leaving from Kiel, Germany on Sept. 19, 2015 for a 9 day cruise. We had previously sailed on MSC Musica and MSC Splendida in ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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mire2tap

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC; avoid at all cost.

It was the worst cruise I’ve ever joined and will never ever set foot on MSC again….a total write-off. It was a disappointment, an awful experience and an embarrassment for me because I got a friend and family ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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