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New York (Manhattan) MSC Poesia Cruise Reviews

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Arrogant Captain, Bad Food, Good Ports

Review for MSC Poesia to Canada & New England

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gonetomontana

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Easy Embark Easy Disembark. Great Ports of Call. English, German, & Spanish speaking passengers were friendly. French Pas singers were pushy & were butting in line everywhere. We rented Cars at most ports. Budget Rent-a-car was great service & value, average excursion price for us was about $20.00 each person vs. Poesia Excursion at $80.00 each person. Bad experience at Quebec, 2 days in ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


MSC Poesia stop whining

Review for MSC Poesia to Canada & New England

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Recreation

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We booked a Fall Foliage cruise with another couple on the MSC Poesia embarking on October 8, 2011. The embarkation was smooth and efficient and the lunch was just what we needed. We found it refreshing to be among so many different nationalities on board as opposed to Caribbean cruises with whiny parents and their disruptive children. Although repetitious, announcements in five different ...
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Sail Date: October 2011

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MSC Poesia - A Very Positive Cruise Experience!

Review for MSC Poesia to Canada & New England

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Sailorboy1

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

After reading many rather negative reviews about MSC on Cruise Critic I had doubts about trying the line but I liked the itinerary of the October 8, 2011 MSC Poesia cruise to New England and Canada and booked. I was very pleased with all aspects of the cruise experience and while the ship is very European and while the MSC cruise experience is somewhat different from what most North Americans ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Treated Cruisers as Cargo

Review for MSC Poesia to Canada & New England

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Biscuitsmum

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

The MSC Poesia is a beautiful ship with well appointed high end decor. It is fastidiously clean. Some of the crew members ( the cabin crew, the dining room waiters and some of the servers in the lounges were pleasant and put their hearts and skills into their jobs, but the majority did not. I will never cruise with them again and hope that this review will keep others from making the same ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


MSC New England/Canada Review

Review for MSC Poesia to Canada & New England

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cracker355

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

After our smooth flight to New York, my wife and I began our MSC 7 night cruise with a rather painless check in. While walking to the ship I was impressed by the new appearance of the ship. Everything was clean and freshly painted (ship looked new). Upon entering the ship I was greeted by many ships crew welcoming me (barely speaking English) wanting to escourt me to my room. My wife an I ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


European cruise lines not for me

Review for MSC Poesia to Canada & New England

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chrysler300

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Just returned this afternoon from a 10 day New England/Canada cruise with MSC: The ship is beautiful & clean, the food was good. This was only our second cruise but the comparisons between Princess and MSC were glaring. #1] This was a European line, each time an announcement was made it was made in 5 different languages (tedious to say the least) #2] In ten days we (party of 4) did not ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Should have taken the reviews more seriously

Review for MSC Poesia to Canada & New England

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chrysler300

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Just returned this afternoon from a 10 day New England/Canada cruise with MSC: The ship is beautiful & clean, the food was good. This was only our second cruise but the comparisons between Princess and MSC were glaring. #1] This was a European line, each time an announcement was made it was made in 5 different languages (tedious to say the least) #2] In ten days we (party of 4) did not speak ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


MSC POESIA - a great cruise

Review for MSC Poesia to Canada & New England

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geminitraveler2

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

I read the many critical reviews but booked 3 consecutive cruises totaling 23 nights for a relatively low price anyway. I am writing my first cruise review after taking 10 cruises because my great experience and belief that some of the criticisms are dated. MSC must have worked on some of the points people criticized it on based on my experience. My embarkation was on 10/22 in NYC. The ports ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


MSC POESIA; A waste of MONEY, Time

Review for MSC Poesia to Caribbean - Eastern

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dlittledike@bigpomd.com

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We Arrived in New York 21st overnighted then Boarded next day Saturday. No Luggage labbles available/supplied until the Bus has arrived at the dock & we had waited over 20 minutes. Boarded the Poesia & escorted to our Cabin on Deck 12 (Balcony). First couple of days experience "passable" but the continual 5 languages begun to annoy. ENGLISH (1748 english speaking passengers)LATIN(OK it is a ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Pleasant Surprise

Review for MSC Poesia to Caribbean - Western

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Theo Cay

10+ Cruises

Our cruise on the MSC Poesia turned out to be one of our best ever. We were concerned about the many negative reviews we had seen prior to sailing, but were pleasantly surprised! THE FOOD: It's about what you'd expect on any cruise. More Italian and Mediterranean dishes(which was a plus for us).Some items are never seen on other lines. Buffet food could have been warmer. Cruise food is cruise ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


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