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Service Good, but experience levels are confusing

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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NOVABuffalo
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were visiting Venice and added on this cruise since the price was very good. Stayed in suite on deck 12, cabin 12047 specifically (with Aurea package). Cabin steward was good. Cabin spacious, but layout a bit odd. Approximately 15 feet wide by 33 feet long. Bed headboard was next to interior bulkhead, sometimes carts hit the bulkhead while sleeping. Also, cabin is located underneath a ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Suite


Disappointed!

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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PartTime
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Bad experience overall and that is too bad for them, we are displeased of the msc, never again! Its like they don't care or have a verry bad management. The AC in the room can't be put to off, we were constantly in the freezer and waking with pain in the neck or in the middle of the night not able to breath thr the nose. The food is mediocre and just a few sortiments. The stuff not so wellcoming ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Bad cruise

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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bmdm715
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

we choose this ship because of the itinerary We wanted to see venice and hearing they might close the port we decided to go for it now..Unfortunately before we could go the water problems happened but as of the week prior to our trip msc assured us we would be sailing out of venice.. We found out we would be bused to trieste when we arrived at the port on sailing day--no email or text- However ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Better planning, bettter details and this would be our best yet.

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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mervous
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The ship was due to sail from Venice and we were advised that due to the weather, it was now leaving from Trieste but we needed to check in at Venice at usual from 11am. Of course, the weather is not their fault. We arrived early at 10:30 and proceeded to check in, it was fairly fast, we had done it online and the staff were fast to label our cases and clear us to the departure lounge, at ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


WORST CRUISE EVER ! RUINED ANNIVERSARY TRIP!

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Katcas75
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

SO DISAPPOINTED !! My husband and I were on our 20th Aniversary, we normally travel the first week of December. We arrived at Venece to embark and the first surprize we recieved was an unexpected 2 hour bus drive from Venece to Triste, no advance warning not even a bottle of water were we offered, much les an apology. We had booked the Aurea package directly over the phone, this being the most ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Poor service so sad to see the services on board dropped so much

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Transatlantic

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Hvpkhyu
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Poor customer service information we were due to start sailing from Venice on 23rd of November 2019, instead we were put on a coach travelled 2.5 hours to Trieste without prior notices Buffet restaurant not enough capabilities so often have to queue for sitting at breakfast and at lunch. Choice of food poor and not nicely cooked. The buffet restaurant is cramped and if wanted omelette one needs ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


We had a wonderful time!

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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allison1952
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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


Great food and entertainment

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Mel_Oz
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We boarded the Magnifica the day that Venice flooded - the water was already calf-deep in the morning, very sad. The boarding process was very smooth, and so was our departure. Our interior cabin was always clean and well tended; make sure you bring tissues (kleenex) as they aren't provided. The TV only showed news, news, and the view from the bow of the ship. You want movies? You have to ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


First Time on MSC

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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snowcat
10+ Cruises

I tend to write long reviews, so here it goes! My husband and I cruised on MSC on a 12 day itinerary RT Venice and the Mediterranean. We are seasoned cruisers, having cruised on Holland America, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Princess, but we had not cruised with MSC before. We chose this particular cruise because of the itinerary which included an overnight in Haifa, Israel and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


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