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First MSC cruise

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Canada & New England

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ontheroad4now
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Due to the fact that it was a two week cruise down to my preferred destination, southern Caribbean, and that it left from New York (bused to Manhattan from Montreal/flew back from Miami) which meant I would sail by the statue of Liberty, as well as it was totted to be an interesting ship and my introduction to MSC line. Could not resist. Ship was good sized, slightly unique (French builder), easy ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Bella Inside Stateroom


13 Day reposition cruise NYC to Miami

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Canada & New England

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Boschmann
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This is another one of my part two reviews from our back-to-back Meraviglia sailings in October and November. The first part was a ten day Canadian/New England cruise in a Yacht Club interior cabin beginning October 18th. On this sailing beginning in New York City on October 28th we headed straight towards warmer waters so chose a forward facing Aurea Suite with large balcony. I’ll try to keep ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Aurea Suite


Great ship but lacking in emergency medical care or compassion!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - All

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Ron from Smithtown
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was a 13 day repositioning cruise to the Caribbean, from NYC to Miami & not the five day Canada cruise, as stated! We chose this cruise because it left from our home port of NYC, eliminating on air fare, plus the cost was low, i.e. $499. per person for an ocean view room! The ship was opulent & the shows presented were beautifully staged, with the digitally changing backgrounds ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Outside Stateroom


First time on MSC

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Ormond44
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

New York Boarding was a breeze .the shows were excellent . The meet and mingle was a highlight to meet and greet cruise critics fans. Outstanding! Staff in all areas were very friendly and helpers with our internet.ship was different than our usual cruises. Enjoyed our new cabin after we had to change due to problems in our original cabin. Cruiser were friendly except that we had trouble ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Bella Balcony Stateroom


They were very accomodating

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surshot
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The price leaving NYC 13 day cruise was great we even got a balcony , the balcony was tight for luggage space, ,embarking from NY was smooth , disembarking was havoc , The main dining food was not that good ,they push specialities dinning ,thecrew was inexperienced and very new to working on a ship,but very eager to please, and we took care of our waiter, assistant waiter and steward with cash ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Family Balcony (1 Balcony Stateroom, 1 Inside Stateroom)


The facade was wonderful but....,

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Canada & New England

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whymegez
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This ship is beautiful and the shows were outstanding but cold food and lack of hygiene and sanitation made it undesirable. There are no hand sanitizers at all entries to the buffet. It was not until the ship became a cough fest did MSC stand a crew member to spray hands and this was only at the one entrance with sanitizers in place. MSC allowed guests to refill water bothles bu putging the used ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Bella Inside Stateroom


Meraviglia - Repositioning Extensive Review

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Southern

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CruisinMaterial
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

About the Reviewer: I’m a 37-year-old male who sailed with his mother to celebrate her milestone birthday. This was my second MSC Cruise, my first being on the MSC Seaside in October 2018 (there’s a review for that voyage as well). However, this sailing I was celebrating a milestone of my own as this was my 47th cruise overall and my accomplishment was hitting a full year of my life at sea! Other ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


MSC Meraviglia ship thinks it's still sailing in Europe

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Southern

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cruiseladies99
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is a new ship and it is beautiful and the price was right. Getting on the ship was pretty fast if you don't stop to take a cruise pic. First impression of inside of ship was wow very nice. We went to buffet for lunch it was just ok noting special like Carnival or RCCL lines what I'm use to. Made it to cabin stated where's the 3rd closet and extra storage space. There was a foul smell coming ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Inside Stateroom


Gorgeous ship, great itinerary

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Canada & New England

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blanche42
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This ship is absolutely beautiful. Everything was clean and fresh and shiny. The food was good to delicious in the MD and the buffet. In fact, the prime rib was better than we had recently at a local steak house. We enjoyed the Cruise Critic party. It was held in the Sky Lounge and was the largest number of guests to attend. There were drinks and snacks and we got a chance to meet the ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


How can I do my job?

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Canada & New England

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georgelawler228
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Had a really good time as usual we dont let the little stuff get to us.The crew were unreal and worked harder than ever to make our vacation as good as it could be. THE PROBLEM? The company completley misses the mark on the importance of quality and making tools available to the staff. We have done about 15 cruises now Royal Caribbean, celebrity,Cunard, Seabourn, viking and even Carnival and ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


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