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Venice MSC Poesia Cruise Reviews

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Not my favorite cruise

Review for MSC Poesia to Mediterranean

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Cherod

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Booked thru Transat Holidays..big mistake. This ship was pretty much the same as any other ship..no WOW factor. Our inside cabin was quite pleasant. Locate at the front of the ship and down a small side hall, it was nice and quiet. Our room steward kept it nice and tidy and even laid out our jammies when he turned down the bed. Was disappointed we didn't actually meet him/her. The food was ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Loved every minute of it......

Review for MSC Poesia to Mediterranean

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Mattyo10

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I chose this particular cruise because of the ports of call, and no ‘at sea’ days. Booked well over a year in advance, I started reading reviews on many different sites and was becoming a little concerned but thankfully fretted over nothing (surely couldn’t have been worse than my P&’n’O experience earlier this year. Onboard announcements were in a number of languages, English being first, and ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Great itinerary, so-so ship

Review for MSC Poesia to Mediterranean

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jnc3

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our fifth cruise, but our first with MSC. It was also our first cruise to the Mediterranean. Our time on the MSC Poesia (sailing out of Venice, Italy) was a different experience than we've had with U.S. based cruises. Much of the difference was due to this ship having six official languages. Most activities and entertainment were limited to those that required little verbal interaction ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


So impressed we've booked another

Review for MSC Poesia to Mediterranean

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wendywelch2

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose MSC as it tends to be cheaper than other cruise lines. We have used another 2 company's previously and MSC were on a par with them. The food was excellent and staff friendly and helpful. Would defiantly recommend. We went on a couple of excursions organised by the ship which were excellent and good value for money. The bars and restaurants were all beautifully decorated. This ship was ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Don't let the bad reviews put you off. It's actually very good

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MSenekal

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I was quite concerned after reading several bad reviews that were very negative about the MSC Poesia. After returning from a cruise on the MSC Poesia in September 2018, I can honestly say that the bad reviews are not all accurate in my view. Allthough there are some things that may bother you if you choose a cabin in the wrong area of the ship, like next to lifts or above the engine room, you ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


A Gastronomic Disaster!

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Walkersue

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

We booked our first cruise with MSC (a party of 4) in August as we were drawn to the fact that there were no sea days and most of the ports looked appealing and were places we wanted to visit However I can honestly say I don’t think we’ll be rushing back to book again anytime soon! First for the good bits:- Price - the price is very competitive when you look at other cruise ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Not recommended for Brits

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Lisaandmikec

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We booked this over a year before sailing. MSC would not let us bolt on a couple of days in Venice and the return flight home was too early to have an excursion, so sadly we did not get chance to go into Venice, although you did get to see the edge of it on the sail away. I also had to chase the flight details and paperwork information a couple of weeks before departure as I had not received ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Very good experience despite the bad reviews

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vgoodie

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

After reading bad reviews I was hesitant to take this cruise but my mother and I had a great time without any issues with the ship, staff or excursions. We chose this cruise because of all the ports and it was a good time for us. My mom and I booked our cruise without any problems and we had the drinks package as well as a few excursions making a nice mix. Embarkation went well it was actually ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Good First Cruise on MSC Poesia

Review for MSC Poesia to Mediterranean

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ecnirp

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our (2 adults + 1 11 year old child) first cruise on MSC, previously we had been on 2 cruises on Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas, but this time we were struggling to find an Itinerary that we fancied in the summer holidays, and the RCCI prices were quite expensive, so we looked at other cruise Itineraries and found MSC, which had some good Itineraries, leaving Venice and vising ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Booked despite many bad reviews and were glad we did!

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Yossi890

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We booked this years cruise embarkation city for many reasons. 1 we didn't want to loose 4 days at sea leaving from Southampton like we did the previous cruise 2 We wanted to get to the warm weather as soon as possible (albeit, there was a heat wave in the UK) 3 The cruise dates suited us. Overall, the embarkation went well, yes it was hot waiting in the queue but we were there for the ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


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