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Venice to the Mediterranean MSC Musica Cruise Reviews

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140 Venice to the Mediterranean MSC Musica Cruise Reviews


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Traveler-14344

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary Cruise

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We picked this cruise because of the itinerary. We have cruised with MSC's bigger ships (Divina, Preziosa, and Seaside). So our expectation at least for the ship experience is a tad lower than the ships we've been. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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DIROY

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Organised Chaos!

Chose this cruise for the itinerary as places we hadn't been before . Have cruised with other companies , Royal Caribbean, Celebrity , P & O previously. Lovely start to the holiday with 3 days in lake Garda prior to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Angiekimurphy

1 Review Written

Excellent value for money

This was our first cruise and we wanted to get an overview of cruising at a reasonable cost. We were looking for a cruise out of Venice to visit the Greek Islands. We absolutely loved the cruise we found the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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The Archers

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not a Luxury experience in anyway!

We were guided by our Cruise company to book this one as it fitted the dates and they said it was a good itinerary and lovely ship. The departure city, Venice is breath taking and it is worth spending time ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Heyrita

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Smokers Paradise

We choose this cruise due to travel dates and destinations. However if I’d known the minimal standard of this ship I would of seemed alternative options. On embarking it was chaos it clearly states on ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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amandy72

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Cruise - Average

For some background, my dad took me (19 years old) and my brother (27 years old) on our first cruise. Since this was my brother and I’s first cruise our expectations were not high. We saw a lot of bad reviews ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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kimmienath

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Would not cruise again

We chose this cruise because the kids were free and since we were getting married it seemed like a good choice to offset some of the costs. This was my first cruise but my husband had previously cruised before on ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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KEITHSOX

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

TOTAL WASTE OF MONEY 5K

Used a cruise company to select suitable ship for 70yrs grandmother, daughter and granddaughter 5yrs, our first time on a cruise. The ship was old and tired throughout. Food was awful, commercial plastic produced ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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JulieM123

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Ignore bad reviews

We choose this cruise due to destinations it sailed to. After reading so many negative reviews I was a little bit worried about going with MSC. But let me be honest. EMBARKING After reading about chaos at ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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C Crayenstein

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Family dream cruise

Always wanted to sail the Mediterranean! First ever cruise and included my kids. Really enjoyed the Musica. She is beautiful and versatile all restaurants are amazing. I will definitely want to sail again. Buffet ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Julia A avatar

Julia A

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Terrible ship

CONS -Embarkation - we were waiting for two hours in the port. The port guy was constantly shouting at you and people waiting. People in the queue were very poorly mannered, kicking, pushing you and trying to ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Gumby0923

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

From the beginning things were terrible. Our cruise cards were not correct. We had the drink package and they put it on the card wrong. So we had to go the guest services to correct all three cabins cards. Then you ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Chrisbartley

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

If you're used to an American line don't touch MSC you'll regret it

We sail RCI and NCL every few months. Embarkation and disembarkation was shocking - didnt get onboard until 2.30pm as a black status holder. Its 10am now and no one has disembarked yet... we are standing in huge ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Mjwilsey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disorganized

The destinations in the cruise were great, beautiful towns all. The staff very friendly. Overall experience mediocre food not great,MSC nickels and dimes their customers . No one seems to be in charge and know ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Ianbhemming

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor all inclusive

1st and last time with MSC on the Music a, nice ship but and it's a big but purchased the drinks package and only beer available was Heinaken in every bar but 1 was only Heinaken. I've now been on 15 cruises and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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kerrisingleton

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Msc never again

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary, embarking in Venice and sailing through the Suez Canal, disembarking in Durban Sth Africa. There was a long 7 days at sea and unlike other cruises we have been on, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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ZapCity

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

2nd MSC Cruise. Eastern Med on Musica. Positive but room for improvement.

Background Information We (wife and I in 50-60 age group) sailed on MSC Poesia a couple of years ago around the western med. (our 1st cruise), so this year we wanted a similar experience but eastern med. Booked ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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boattonowhere

3 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Great trip - Loved the cruise

We were two couples travelling to Italy and chose this cruise for the itinerary and affordable price. In the past we have sailed with MSC on the Poesia in the Caribbean so we knew what to expect from an MSC cruise. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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mowgli-mc

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Nice itinerary, decent ship, poor quality food.

Overall, it was a good cruise. Main reason we chose it was because of the port destinations. All destinations were good and worth calling to. Good choice of excursions also, if quite expensive to do some of the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Chippie67

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise and Really Enjoyable

We chose this cruise for both Value and Itinerary, and neither disappointed. The ship was clean, and consistently being kept that way bu the attentive crew. The Cabin was clean and a good size, no issues ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Andre9 avatar

Andre9

1 Review Written

Food awful

Departure from Venice Italy. Food is awful the breakfast is terrible. Egg cold hard and forget the benedictine egg. The diner is not good also. The fish terrible and the steak very bad. I did 8 cruise before and I ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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MRVLV

6 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Customer Service is Lacking

I do not want to give 3 stars, but 2 stars wouldn’t be fair, because there are some hard-working crew members onboard who did their best to make guests feel special. Let me begin with this disclaimer: I am an ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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ScottRussell1966

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

Just returned from a 7 night cruise on this ship and was really impressed with the ship. I had read a number of reviews with a mix of good and bad but struggle to find real negatives. The ship has the option for ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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theoneandonlymrb

5 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Quirky

In this review we will give information, then list the good points, then the bad points INFORMATION The Transfer from airport to ship was ok once we had located the MSC rep and negotiated the 10 minute walk ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Ice storm

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Mediterranean Cruise

We chose this cruise for the ports. We didn’t know much about MSC and the reviews I read were mixed but the ports were where we wanted to go so off we went. Embarkation in Venice was very smooth and quite quick. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


MSC Musica Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining3.03.6
Entertainment4.03.9
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family4.03.8
Enrichment1.03.6
Service3.03.8
Value For Money3.03.7
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