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Rome (Civitavecchia) MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews

MSC
MSC Meraviglia
Destination
Rome (Civitavecchia)

Traveler rating

Excellent

7

Very Good

7

Average

6

Poor

5

Terrible

2

Cruise type

27 Rome (Civitavecchia) MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews


Pcallaway avatar

Pcallaway

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Beautiful and new ship

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This ship was amazing and beautiful. Tastefully decorated, extremely clean and very nice cabins. But, the food was the downside. This was my first cruise with MSC. We've cruised many times on Royal Caribbean, ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Jazzman888

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Ship and service, the food ...... got me sick

Location and time frame is great! The service is friendly most of the time. However, compared to the food I had on the US base cruise ships, MSC is not on the same level. The specialty restaurants are OK, I ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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shayv01

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Pretty ship that charges for everything

A little about us: my husband & I are 45-50 yrs old. We have cruised a total of 34 cruises on RCCL, Celebrity, Princess, Norwegian (2) & Carnival (2). This was our 4th European cruise but our 1st MSC cruise. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Milily

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Is the Yacht Club worth it? A resounding, "YES!"

Being an avid cruiser and a loyal RCI customer (Royal, Celebrity, Azamara), I was getting curious about the MSC's new Yacht Club product. Everything I was reading indicated this was the standard of cruising my ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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GLASGOWCHILL

1 Review Written

Yacht Club is the only way!

My second cruise on Meraviglia and my second time in Yacht club. Based on my two experiences i will never sail MSC outwith Yacht Club. Embarked at Civitavecchia which was a breeze, yacht club butler organised ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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astrodoc3

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First time cruise, great international flair

I went on this cruise with my husband and my parents who are in their late (age 67 and 69). None of us had ever been on a cruise before and we only had minimal travel to Europe in the past. We chose this cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Mary123456789

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

My last cruise line choice

Just got back from cruise in Rome beautiful ship cabins good size restaurant waiters cabin staff excellent I don’t know how they put up with so many rude customers. Food in Buffett lukewarm was told to ask for ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ClaytonLuke

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia vs Costa Luminosa Comparative Review - Cruising Cowded

My partner and I, along with our 14 yo daughter (New Zealanders) recently spent a month (Dec 2018) in Europe including two cruises, one on the Costa Luminosa (out of Venice) and the other on the MSC Meraviglia (out ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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shirlzta

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

An awesome cruise on a awesome ship!

I don't get all the negativity surrounding this ship? I guess some people are never satisfied. Anyway, this was my very first cruise ship experience, and in my opinion, worth it indead. Very good first impression. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


eraedcn avatar

eraedcn

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Major experience with minor disappointments.

The 5 plus and minus with this cruise. Plus. World class evening entertainment - The main company consist of 6 singers, 11 dancers and 5 musicians (alternate nights). They offer 6 great shows of 40 minutes, ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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VtBowMan1

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Mediterranean MSC Cruise

We chose this as our 25th anniversary and it sailed out of Rome, and Rome was on our Bucket list. Embarkation was one of the smoothest ever, as was disembarkation. Our first time on MSC, so not sure how to compare, ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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kevin5128

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Terrible system and rude

I was really disappointed with MSC system. Most of the crew were rude, rude and rude in all area of the ship. Please pay attention to your bill. Almost everyday I need to go down the reception to clarify the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Tapi avatar

Tapi

8 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Meraviglia Truly Lived Up to its Name!

BACKGROUND In 2016, I had taken my family on our first MSC cruise aboard the MSC Divina out of Miami. At the time, I couldn’t pass up MSC’s deep discounts, kids sail free promotion, and loyalty match ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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david wilkinson

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

MSC one to forget

Fantastic ship,our cabin was a balcony could not complain the food was outstanding the staff in the pub where the best. ALL above where the best bits below for the bad bits Hair drier didn't work first day ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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mikekleber

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Big ships aren't relaxing

We did a MSC 7 day cruise onboard the Meraviglia leaving from Civitacchia end october 2018 , on the sunday it was raining and the ship was delayed due to bad weather , we had been given a ticket by the MSC staff and ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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RealNorwegianCruiser

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Former loyal to Royal tries out MSC!

A small review after my cruise with MSC Meraviglia. Background: My wife and I got 7-8 cruises with Royal (grand suites incl.) 2 with Celebrity and 1 with NCL under my belt. A few negatives; - less ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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CLIPPERCRUISER

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great trip around the Med.

This was our first cruise and first trip to Europe. The ship left from Civitavecchia but since we wanted to see Rome we arrived a day early and stayed across from the Coliseum. It was about an hour and 50 Euros to ...
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Sail Date January 2018


Piccinm avatar

Piccinm

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Big dissappointment

Just finished a one week cruise on the Meraviglia from Rome, travelling to Palermo, Malta, Barcelona, Marseille and Genoa. We went on the Divina from Miami last year thus having experienced Msc before. First ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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JMHamburg

7 Reviews Written

93 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise On 'MSC Meraviglia' !

The just about 1 year old cruise liner 'MSC Meraviglia' is a great ship with lots of attractions, sights and well designed and elegant interior. She sailed a little bit unstable, reacting more intense to waves, ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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dpal2208

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Meraviglia Great Cruise, The ship is getting a bad Rap!

We are avid cruisers, Platinum on Carnival, Emerld on Royal in addition to other lines with single or double cruises. This was our first time with MSC and probably not the last. We chose this cruise and ship ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Babyeddiedog

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Big, Bold and Beautiful Meraviglia

We’re a couple in our late 40’s who enjoy all sorts of holidays. On this trip we were looking for relaxation, good food and drink, dancing of all kinds, and a visit to Valetta. I also wanted to experience this ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Wendelpecaskie35

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not like Celebrity

Chose cruise for ports of call over Christmas holidays so my family could come with us. Do not take this ship if you get seasick. It is too tall for waves and 1/2 the audience in the theatre was motion sick when ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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BenDRL

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Better than Expected

We booked our December cruise (Rome, Palermo, Malta, Barcelona, Marseilles, Genoa) well in advance, and like many others, we were a bit freaked out by the many bad reviews of the cruise. After going on the cruise, I ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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atlantasandyg

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship - Boring Ride

I chose this ship as I wanted to enjoy the holidays with my family in a new ship and this one looked spectacular and I thought the ports would be fun as well. Before leaving I read the reviews that other people had ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Megnet4

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome cruise

We mainly chose this cruise for the itinerary & because of the brand new ship. We have been on many cruises, only once on MSC(Divina). We were a little hesitant because of some of the reviews, but we were not ...
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Sail Date November 2017


MSC Meraviglia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.03.8
Dining4.02.9
Entertainment5.03.4
Public Rooms5.03.7
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Family5.03.3
Enrichment2.02.9
Service4.03.3
Value For Money5.03.1
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