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544 reviews
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Low price for the naked cruise, unreasonably high prices for everything else.
"I am a very, very experienced cruise traveler. I enjoyed this cruise, had a good time. There are some big BUT's though which unnerved me. Here my opinions, which will most likely resonate more with fellow..."Read More
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DimiV

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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Disappointing on board but itinerary on the whole very good.

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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maxx

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We read the negative reviews prior to booking. I really don't take much notice of them. How wrong we were. We booked because of the itinerary, lots of places we wanted to visit.Not much to add to many other negative reviews. The overall on board experience was dreadful. Frustrating to miss 2 of our desired ports Sir bani yas & Piraeus (Athens). Of course MSC did not refund port charges even ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom

3 Helpful Votes


Not the best cruise

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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KathyBC

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I chose this cruise for the ports visited and I was not disappointed. The ship was clean and staff willing to please. The cabin steward was awesome. Bella Experience did not provide a robe and there is a delivery charge for breakfast in your room. These items were provided free when I sailed last year with Holland America in the cheapest accommodation. The entertainment was very ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)


Never again

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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wee lass

10+ Cruises

Chose this cruise to help us unwind from a very stressful nine months due to illness,what a mistake that was ,certainly not due to weight gain as the food on offer was diabolical I had porridge every day as couldn't eat fry up over cooked streaky bacon broccoli or cauliflower with beans eggs and various sausage tastes'Toast brick hard and cold, Entertainment not to our taste most nights and ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


Pizza, chicken and fries

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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tellygirl

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This cruise had a brilliant itinerery but was let down by both food and entertainment on the ship. The food was of not very good quality in either restaurant or in buffet. If you liked fish you would be ok as it was cooked in just about every way you could think of and ways you have'nt heard of. It didn't even look like fish as most of time either in oil, batter or mixed in something. Salads were ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom

2 Helpful Votes


Costa downfalls

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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gaglione7

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Chosen this cruise line because of the itinerary offered and being an Italian passport holder I did believe to be proud of the italian hospitality offered and convinced friends to join on the Costa Mediterranea. A total catastrophy to say the least!!! Never again will look or put a foot on a Costa vessel regardless on what they offer. A catalogue of mistakes, rudeness, could not care and bother ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Inside Classic

7 Helpful Votes


Dubai

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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Imran507

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

You’re not just paying for a trip,you’re paying for an experience and a lifetime of memories... I had the worst small room(7144)too small...can’t even move around..food was very bad...it’s like you’re eating at a convalescent hospital (buffet)they need to create more varieties of food,if you take other cruise lines they have so much different variety of food to offer .. pizza n burgers were ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Wellness Inside Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


Not for people who speak English

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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ceil14100

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Upon boarding there was no one available to greet our group, no greeter to welcome us (that was probably our first clue to disaster). I got to my room, it’s clean but had a very musty smell so I needed to open the balcony to air it out as it had a strong stench. Beds hard as hell and unable to control the temperature in the room. There were no English channels on the television only AL-jerze new, ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony

4 Helpful Votes


Poor Administration and Customer Service

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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OK valley boy

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the exceptionally good pricing. We arrived in Venice 2 days prior to cruise embarkation to find the city Flooded. Embarkation process on 2 November was disappointing. We were asked to produce our passports by 4 different MSC personnel but we are not sure what valued added each person contributed if anything. Later when we were allowed to go to ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

6 Helpful Votes


Group travel to the Middle East (UAE + Oman) for 14 days with Costa cruise

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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luvlife05

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We were part of a Group travel to the Middle East (Dubai+Abu Dhabi+Sir Bani Was Island-UAE, Muscat-Oman for 14 days). We truly enjoyed our group travel but we cannot say we enjoyed Costa, the only positive out of the cruise is that they spoke French which is our first language but we also are fluent in English. We have been on RCC and Celebrity ships and really nothing to compare. The ship is old ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Outside Premium

2 Helpful Votes


Avoid at all costs

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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mcgorr

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this because of the date and the weather at this times of year. My dh and I had cruised with costa before, my daughter and her son had not and never will again. We stayed in Abu Dhabi in the beautiful Marriott Al Forsan which I would recommend. Embarkation was only allowed after 7pm and not one person greeted us with a welcome and the same when we were leaving when we left not one ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Departure Port: Palma de Mallorca (Majorca)

Cabin Type: Inside Classic

5 Helpful Votes


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