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MSC Magnifica Cruise Reviews

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78 MSC Magnifica Cruise Reviews


muddicaroline2 avatar

muddicaroline2

1 Review Written

Brilliant

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Extremely friendly service staff brilliant and in the dining room at night they were so friendly, and could not gave done enough for us there was particular lady in the dining room who met us and showed us to our ta ...
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Sail Date September 2019


Susieg26 avatar

Susieg26

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful

I chose this cruise because it was going round the Greek isles & also was all inclusive on the the drinks. The embarkation went smoothly and we where son on the ship. My first surprise was how big the ship was. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


KarenDON avatar

KarenDON

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Loved this Cruise, Amazing stops

We have just returned from our 7 day cruise departing venice and travelling to Bari, Katakolon, Santorini, Pireas and Kotor in Montenegro and we couldnt recommend this cruise highly enough! We travelled on the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


jp382 avatar

jp382

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

The ship staff was so warm and sweet. They really made our vacation memorable.

My husband and I decided to book a very spontaneous trip on MSC Magnifica four days before the ship was to set sail through Expedia. We were coming from Boston, USA and took a non-stop flight to Rome, then a ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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CruiseQueen612

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Absolutely AMAZING trip!!!!

I’m not even sure my words can accurately describe just how amazing this entire trip was. Our vacation started in the beautiful port of Venice, Italy. Highly recommend flying in at least 2 days before embarkation ...
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Sail Date July 2019


whitehousecomp avatar

whitehousecomp

10 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

An Excellent Cruise but with a few minor niggles

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary - Apart from Venice & Kotor - all the other ports were a new experience for us. The other attraction was there were no sea days, so every day was an opportunity to ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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edd2712

1 Review Written

Spotless Ship, 1st Class Staff

Embarkation was very quick and smooth. Arrived at Southampton after staying over night and parked up, quick easy system. Walk short 2 minute walk to Departure Lounge, straight through to passport control and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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pumpkinpie000

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Christmas cruise Magnifica - wonderful spectacular midnight buffet

We booked this cruise as a short break over Christmas mainly as it was a 5 nighter out of Marseille that suited our dates. Having travelled mostly with celebrity, Rci and princess we were not sure what to expect ...
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Sail Date December 2018


Docboch avatar

Docboch

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Magnificent Magnifica

This was the first time we sailed on the MSC line. We were pleasantly surprised as we had heard many negative reviews from Americans but the ship and this journey exceeded our expectations. The itinerary was what ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Essex Man avatar

Essex Man

5 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Fantastic value for money!

This was a seven-day Northern Europe Cruise booked via Mail Travel who turned out to actually be Jet Line Cruise for this cruise, and it was £700 each for 7 days, included the Classic Drinks Package and free ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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CruisingPolly2

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

One of the greatest cruises of my life!

I chose this cruise because my boyfriend and I love taking cruises. I had been to Europe a few times, but he had never been. I thought this was a great way to see Paris a few days before, cruise to a few different ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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DisneyFanTony

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent exceeded all our expectations

Having done over 12 cruises this was the first with MSC and I have to say it far exceeded our expectations. The food was excellent the Spa was amazing the staff were friendly and helpful such amazing value for money ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Jennaj5945

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

It was mine and my partners first cruise. I really didn’t know what to expect after reading some of the reviews some good and some where dreadful. We went with an open mind and no sort of expectations as it was ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Connie Tact avatar

Connie Tact

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Second time this Year!

Our second time on Magnifica this year-this time for 10 days-and we had an equally fabulous time! Entertainment was great and we loved the dancing each night. We were delighted that Kalid had been promoted since ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Lisadsanto

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great

My husband chose this cruise for the price and the fact it was a Mediterranean company as I’m Italian. We had a lovely time and to be honest the year before we went on celebrity and were really disappointed to be ...
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Sail Date August 2018


loopylissy avatar

loopylissy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Staff, Great Ship

Travelled with MSC previously cruised with Thomsons checkin was a breeze if you have any concerns about reading other reviews then ignore them the ship was immaculate the food was very good both the buffet and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Bazza f

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great 1st time with MSC

We decided to give MSC a try after reading some very interesting reviews, have to say we were not disappointed had a great time aboard the Magnifica. The Parking was free which was a bonus, embarkation and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Leeonship

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mr Lee's cruise tips

I booked a lovely cruise to Norway with my wife as a last minute holiday, being only the second cruise we were a little out of touch on what to expect however embraced the idea of travelling north for a change and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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bobdylan0199

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Dont be put of by all the negative reviews! We Loved this ship!

We chose this cruise purely for the ports of call which is unusual for as we usually choose the ship as a destination foremost. Please do not be swayed by all the negative reviews of this ship as they fairly ...
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Sail Date June 2018


geta911 avatar

geta911

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

The MSC Magnifica is simply MAGNIFICA!

English friends chose the line and the cruise although after reading the reviews (prior to the cruise), I'm not sure why. Now that the cruise is over, I'm really, really happy that they chose MSC and the Magnifica! ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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scarletsmummy

7 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Cruise

We chose this cruise initially because it sailed from Southampton and we have all long hauled out over the last 2 years After reading some of the poor reviews on Here i was worried as to what we would expect but ...
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Sail Date May 2018


grouty avatar

grouty

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very Enjoyable

have never been on a cruise with msc cruises before. We found. the embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly and in a timely manor as we had a taxi booked for 9am on disembarkation and asked for an earlier ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Rob F avatar

Rob F

7 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Much better than expected!! Indeed an excellent cruise

This was Susan's 70th Birthday present, she wanted to see the Northern Lights if possible and the Fiords. We embarked at Southampton, which was so smooth and welcome from the hassle which is flying, airports and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Harvey and Angela

2 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Must do cruise

This was our first cruise out of Southampton and what a difference. We arrived in the Port car park at 1.20 and we were in our cabin and unpacked by 1.20. The initial impression was of a very eye catching ship and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


SimonCornes avatar

SimonCornes

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

First time with MSC

Booked last minute - 4 days before sailing! Attracted by the excellent itinerary and cost. Booked via Iglu and given excellent advice by them. Only one inside cabin left and that came with the Wellness package (free ...
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Sail Date April 2018


MSC Magnifica Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining4.03.1
Entertainment3.03
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.2
Family5.03.4
Enrichment3.02.8
Service5.03.5
Value For Money4.03.3
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