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MSC Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Worst cruise of our 50+ cruises so far!

Review for MSC Seaview to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Barryc1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We obviously enjoy cruising and expect high standards, this was the worst we've encountered. Positives: 1. Mostly great service apart from arrogant, poorly communicating Guest Services. 2. Really good premium beverage drinks. 3. Excellent Fusion speciality restaurant. Negatives: 1. Main dining room and buffet food was, overall, terrible. Bland, tasteless, poorly presented, ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Poor quality service and food but ship real pretty like your girlfriend

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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CruiseM1018
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

Cruise review MSC Grandiosa April 19, 2022 About me: Hello all, thank you for taking the time to read my extensive review of the MSC Grandiosa. For better context, it’s always helpful to understand the client that is writing the review of a cruise company. I have long taken advantage of Cruise Critic and the resources on here to plan as perfect of vacation as possible! That being said, ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Huge ship, filled about 50%, breakfast & lunch below average, dinner ok

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hafenmeister
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Family with 2 kids (10+12), Fantastica cabin category. The ship had only 50% utilization, but the buffet-restaurants were absolut full! Too many people, bad service, food was below average. Dinner was nice, food was ok, on the service-managment they could also work more! We expected much more than this for the price… Embarkation was well done organized: from arriving to arriving ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony


Ridiculous Covid testing procedure before boarding created a strong negative impression…

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AaaR
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The cruise was absolutely excellent in every way. The ship is beautiful and the staff is wonderful. However the testing requirement pre-boarding was a total mess. First of all MSC hadn’t made it clear that it was necessary to bring a negative Covid test (not older than 48 hours) to the check-in desk. So on arrival to the port we were sent to a nearby pharmacy to get our test certificate. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Inside Stateroom


No proper control, especially regarding Covid despite MSC proclaiming how careful they are.

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clarence50
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We will start by saying that we have been cruising for 25 years therefore we know what to expect. We joined the boat in Barcelona and arrived at the port at our scheduled time of 3pm. MSC said for us to arrive on time so as to avoid long awaits. We do not know what MSC understands to be a long wait but it took us three hours to get aboard. During this time we stood in countless queues ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


MSC Seaview, nice surprise

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frrivadulla
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Already at home after 2 years of cancellations and changes of ships and itineraries, finally I was able to cruise the western Mediterranean again, this time on the MSC Seaview, and finally enjoy a few days in Barcelona. It was not the ship initially planned, but I had a very good impression of the Seaview, better than I expected. It is a big ship, but full of nooks and crannies, so everyone can ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Inside Stateroom


A lot of people having a great time!

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turkeyRIO
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This is our third cruise on MSC including a trip in yacht club prior to this cruise around the Mediterranean. We flew into wonderful BCN and the cruise port is a very short cab ride to the terminal. Embarkation was long but met expectations due to the many COVID hoops to jump through and documents to check. Once onboard we went to our balcony cabin on deck 13 which was much smaller than expected. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Traveled with children


Price was right. The ship is amazing! The staff stepped up where they could, given current Covid related restrictions.

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MI family
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

MSC was one of the few options for a Mediterranean cruise this time of year and during the pandemic. We were grateful to be able to go, and at a reasonable price. We knew it would not have all of the "wow" factor because of health and regulatory restrictions, but the staff made up for that, especially the team in the Purple Crab. They focused on what they could control, providing the best ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Traveled with children


!!! MSC - Don't Do It !!!

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bobnsofi
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Ok, The staff are forced to hustle and relentlessly pitch the passengers, to benefit the ships profit, it's sad to see the pain in the worker's eyes. There are mostly bad's and just a few goods about my experience on MSC. BUFFET FOOD - horrible, they are cheap beyond imagination. If you like cheap fatty food like pizza, meatless pasta and hot dogs, MSC may be for you. They push the ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Lots of Cons!

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cepal
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I started planning that vacation 5 months before it left port. The first time I heard that we could not get off the ship unless we had MSC excursions planned was at dinner the first night. I literally have been on the MSC website almost daily for MONTHS and did not hear of such a rule. I planned an excursion for every port on our vacation and had to cancel (which we lost a massive amount of money ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony


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