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Venice to the Middle East Cruise Reviews

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We had a wonderful time!

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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allison1952
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this 20 night cruise from Venice to Dubai because of the itinerary-- we had always wanted to go to Venice, and seeing Petra has long been on our bucket list. We booked two balcony rooms through where we were told that if we saw the cruise at a lower price at any time more than 90 days before our cruise, they would match the price. At approx. 93 days out I found the same cruise at a much ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Suite


Thanks MSC for proving to be nothing but an uncaring money grabber

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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Margaret T.
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise was a retirement present to myself. After an awesome 6 days Rome/Venice stay, downer came with the horrible MSC Lirica experience. From the awful, unwelcoming embarking to disembarking this cruise line administration was nothing but a heartache. No proper accommodations were made for unexpected port change: had to maneuver long lines, ordered from room to room before being ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Poor Administration and Customer Service

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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

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Good rather than very good

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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Hardygirl48
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I would have given this cruise a good rather than very good but feel that the two reviews so far have been extremely negative . Food: I actually found the food good and pretty varied in the main dining room. I do think that msc have cut back on staff making service sometimes rather slow. The waiting staff that we had were friendly. I enjoyed the buffet breakfasts although getting a seat was ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom

Traveled with children


Quite the adventure

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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Twistohusband
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are a couple in our early 60s and experienced cruisers. We chose this cruise based on ports of call and price. This was our 4 th cruise on Msc. We did not realize then there are some distinct differences when sailing in Europe. There was no tap water, iced tea or coffee offered in the dining room. You can purchase wine or mineral water. The stateroom we chose included free mineral water and ...
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Sail Date: November 2018


Disappointing

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Maggiet34
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise after long cancer treatment .It looked a good deal with a great itinerary. Sadly this cruise proved to be a disappointment.Although we had a lovely cabin spacious and beautifully clean the rest was a let down.After cruising several times in the past we had high expectations .The food was boring and repetitive and not very large portions in the restaurant but the buffet ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Suite


Cruise Venice to Dubai

Review for Splendour of the Seas to Middle East

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AStoney
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Started the cruise after a 4night stay in Mestre Venice embarkation excellent balcony cabin midship on deck 6 plenty of hanging space but no drawers or shelves for clothes. Drinks expensive so took a package for one (surprising as in the past all cabin occupants had to have one.) We knew about the drinks policy but managed to get a bottle of gin and a bottle of brandy on board in our suitcase. ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


This was the worst cruise we have ever been on

Review for Splendour of the Seas to Middle East

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NOrabi
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This statement is based on comparisons with numerous other cruises we have enjoyed with several cruise companies including two with Royal Caribbean (although they were about ten years ago). Our latest cruises have been with P and O, Thompson and Azamara, all of which we would travel with again. In November four of us traveled to Venice to join the cruise ship Splendour of the Seas for another ...
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Sail Date: November 2015


Splendid Cruise on Lady Splendour

Review for Splendour of the Seas to Middle East

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Seabournboy
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Having read some very mixed reviews of this ship I was curious to form my own opinions and experience Splendour for myself. It always intrigues me how there can be so vastly differing reports of the same ship. I am pleased to say that my experience was superb and fulfilled an ambition to cruise through the Suez Canal. From start to finish the ship and its outstanding crew did a great deal to make ...
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Sail Date: November 2015


Venice to Dubai.

Review for Splendour of the Seas to Middle East

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champers@7
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Flew Newcastle/Paris/Venice with Air France - flights on time but our worry about luggage transfer was a needless concern - met by RC staff and taken to coach. In no time we were on the ship & in our cabin. We had some concerns about the Splendour after reading so many bad critiques - however, it pays not to take too much notice as we found the ship to be spotlessly clean from top to bottom ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


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