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MSC Rio de Janeiro Cruise Reviews

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22 MSC Rio de Janeiro Cruise Reviews


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flcbarbosa

1 Review Written

Experience OK with some drawbacks

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The embarkation process was catastrophic, it took me 6 hours to get onboard. Unacceptable. The cruise was fine, with some good points during the trip, such as the animation team, and bad ones, such as the pool water ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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MAUROJR

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

NEVER MORE

My wife and I embarked on the MSC Fantasia on December 8, 2018, on a cruise that departed from Rio de Janeiro, heading for Buenos Aires, returning to Punta Del Este and Ilha Grande. The trip was my wife's ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Ann Leeds

4 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Fun in the sunshine

We chose this cruise because we could start our holiday in Rio de Janeiro, which is one of our two favourite destinations for overseas holidays. We knew we would get some warm winter sunshine, so precious for ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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aecjansz

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC Musica, excellent Transatlantic cruise

MSC MUSICA My wife and I , together with my sister and brother-in- law , booked for the Transatlantic cruise during the month of november 2017. We booked the cruise because Kras travels (the Netherlands) ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Venetia

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

GET ME OFF THIS SHIP !!!!!

Absolutely the worst cruise ever. We got off this ship two days ago and I felt like I had gotten out of a dirty prison and was released back to society and civilization. In my opinion and based on my experience, ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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sapp1blue

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst Cruise Ever

We have cruised many, many times and on all types of ships, we are more interested in the itinerary than the amenities mostly but this ship is the doss house of the cruise world - one star would be generous. You ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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nieves

1 Review Written

Family Vacation After World Cup

We took this wonderful cruise, after the last game of the world cup. Been a avid cruiser, I saw the cruise line had a nice route and decided to book it. I book a yact club family suite after reading good reviews ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Extant

1 Review Written

Not the worst

The bad The food was of institutional quality. Looked nice, but tough, not cooked enough or too much, and of a commercial grade. Coffee, was the pits, so was forced to pay for a fresh cappuccino with breakfast. ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Jimjelich

2 Reviews Written

Interesting Experience

My wife and I have just finished the cruise from Rio to Genoa. Have cruised with MSC before so knew what to expect. If you expect English or Australian standards you will be disappointed as the passengers come from ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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anipere

1 Review Written

Wonderful First Cruise on MSC

My friend and I flew from New Zealand to board the MSC Orchestra on its repositioning cruise from Rio to Genoa. We had a wonderful experience and are keen to repeat. The cruise was amazing value for money and we ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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Jimjelich

2 Reviews Written

Interesting Experience

My wife and I have just completed the 14 day cruise from Rio to Genoa. Having cruised with MSC before our expectations were reasonable and they were met. The staff on the ship range from speaking English but not ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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midlifetravel

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Nicked and Dimed for 8 days. Poor Service and food

We were extremely disappointed with the experience on this voyage. While our expectations were not high, based on others' reviews, we still hoped that would be somewhat enjoyable. It turned out to be a great ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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love of cruising

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise Nightmare

We boarded the ship in Rio de Janiero after we were told our cabin was occupied by a travel agent for a 1 night cruise from Santos to Rio. We paid the same price as all the other passengers who boarded in Santos. ...
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Sail Date April 2012


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cruisequeen12

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Never again

I read many reviews before boarding the MSC Orchestra for an 18 day Transatlantic cruise, many comments were negative but I boarded the ship with an open mind. My First impression on boarding the ship she was ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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Puppydoug

1 Review Written

MSC Musica as experienced by a 'first timer'

I had never been on a cruise before, although my partner had. We found the boarding process (in Rio) to be as efficient as could be reasonably expected. The ship itself is large and it was easy to get lost! But it's ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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telarchitect

1 Review Written

MSC Musica, Rio - Buenos Aires

We decided on this cruise because we have never been to South America. Rio and Buenos Aries were exotic cities that we were interested in seeing. They are both wonderful cities with much to explore. ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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vagabond_b

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Fair & Balanced Review of the MSC Musica

My wife wanted to go to Rio de Janeiro for our anniversary. I always wanted to go to Buenos Aires. Only one cruiseline gave us both with significant time in Rio on the dates near our anniversary plus a stop at Punta ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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chrisaw

1 Review Written

Water,water all around but you still have to pay for it !!!

The embarkation was well organised and the Mini Suite was in line with most other cruise lines Balcony cabins. Good clean furnishings and attentive cabin staff, plus fresh fruit and chocolates on arrival. Cabin was ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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nomoretogo

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

DO NOT BOOK WITH MSC

As a very experienced cruise, thought we would try MSC. Never again, worst cruise line ever, nothing good to say about it. Service not existant in all areas Food served warm, never hot Cabin staff very ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Helerson

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Bad experience at MSC Musica

My wife and I took a Cruise at MSC Musica. RIo-Buenos Aires-Rio. After purchasing the tickets, directly with MSC, we received, on the eve of the trip, an email confirming a cabin with a balcony. We were very happy ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Ronnie6024

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We were all waiting a large warehouse type building up to 6 hours to acess ship!! No explanation, no apologises. Then once on the ship, we were ordered to take part in the health and safety exercise, when most of ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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owl61

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Armonia continues service So America - caveat emptor

INTRODUCTION This is a review from my cruise aboard the MSC Armonia in January 2005. We sailed seven days from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador and back. The Armonia continues to ply these So American waters so for ...
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Sail Date January 2005


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