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MSC Rio de Janeiro Cruise Reviews

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Disappointing

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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Ronnie6024
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 us were exhausted and hungry. Organisation in disembarking for excursions, were chaotic & disorganised. An excursion to Rio was not included as part of the itinerary. Sorry, there was an ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


DO NOT BOOK WITH MSC

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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nomoretogo
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 rude Staff just walk into your cabin without knocking No point in complaining as you just get fobbed off with false promises and actions Muster drills at nearly every port, ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Experience OK with some drawbacks

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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flcbarbosa
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

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 color (green) during some days. The cabin was very good. The restaurants handled well all the people onboard, and the food variety was very good. However, the Red Velvet restaurant ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


NEVER MORE

Review for MSC Fantasia to South America

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MAUROJR
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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 birthday present, and what should have been of the dreams turned out to be a big disappointment. But I prefer to start with the good points: the cabin cleaning service was excellent, the ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Fun in the sunshine

Review for MSC Magnifica to Transatlantic

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Ann Leeds
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

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 people in Britain. Of course as people know Rio is a fabulous place, having a wonderful coastline,lots of places to visit and a big vibrant city. The people are very kind and helpful and go ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


MSC Musica, excellent Transatlantic cruise

Review for MSC Musica to South America

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aecjansz
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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) offered a special promotion. We took our transatlantic cruise from Venice to Rio de Janeiro, 21 nights (12 Nov to 5Dec2017) . We actually have no complaints at all. ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Bad experience at MSC Musica

Review for MSC Musica to South America

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Helerson
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

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 because we bought the Bingo rate and knew we could go to internal or external cabin with balcony. Confirmed that it was external, with balcony, we rejoice even more. On the day of the ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


GET ME OFF THIS SHIP !!!!!

Review for MSC Lirica to South America

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Venetia
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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, here are the reasons why and I hope this information assists others considering their cruise options. MSC LIRICA 1. Service. Dispassionate and lack lustre. The service was the least ...
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Sail Date: February 2015


Not the worst

Review for MSC Divina to Transatlantic

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Extant
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

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. Food at buffet was cold, lacking in variety, small portion sizes, and set up in a non functioning manner. Poolside was overly crammed, insufficient lounges, very LOUD sounds from the ...
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Sail Date: July 2014


Worst Cruise Ever

Review for MSC Divina to Caribbean - Western

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sapp1blue
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 would think it's being newer and paying for a balcony suite would mean a certain level of comfort but no. Our room smelled of cigarette smoke and stale sweat from the time we walked in the ...
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Sail Date: July 2014


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