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MSC Magnifica Cruise Reviews

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53 MSC Magnifica Cruise Reviews


Katcas75 avatar

Katcas75

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

WORST CRUISE EVER ! RUINED ANNIVERSARY TRIP!

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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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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maturelady01

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

FLOATING DIRTY ASHTRAY

Despite my friends and work colleagues telling me to stear clear of this company, the Itinerary was the thing that I required...Venice and Greek Islands. I had booked a late flight back after the cruise so I could ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Wbellmer

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible Experience!

This was our first, and last, cruise with MSC. Having been on MANY cruises from the US to many different ports including international ports, this was a great disappointment. The food was below our standards in ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Cat0521

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ridiculous

This was the only cruise that fit schedules for everyone in our family. We also thought maybe we should try new cruiseline after 5 cruises with the same company. Big mistake. The ship itself looks beautiful. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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marniridge

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Little or no respect for passengers' health or health and safety.

We are an older couple with one in a wheelchair and have traveled on more than 10 different cruise ships. We booked an accessible ocean view cabin( wheelchair accessible) room number 8001, only to find that ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Jupiter66

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise line ever

Worst food and worst customer service! Poor communication! Would suggest to avoid this one. We chose the cruise line because it was the only one operating in that area during the winter time. However it was a huge ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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riddell57

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Dreadful

We choose this cruise for its ports of call oh how i wish we had not The buffet restaurant served cold food with only 1 vegetable mainly carrots Everything covered in oil In the main restaurant the food was again ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Shipahollea

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Glorified Ferry Service - Food Appalling

MSC Magnifica. Our party of five travelled on the 25th June from Southampton. Our experiences over the two weeks has left us reeling from the catalogue of diabolical service and procedures we endured whilst hoping ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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maggie194531honey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Hop on hop off ferry

we chose this cruise because it went from southampton to which we could drive and we qualified for free parking, also there was only stop on the itinerary that we has visited before. the ship also looked very ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Daddyt67

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst cruise ever!!!!!!!

Having been on previous cruises with Royal Caribbean & Celebrity we decided to give Msc a try, at the end of this cruise i was saying to my self "next time, stick with what you know". This was the worst cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Martin John avatar

Martin John

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC (Mediocre Shambolic Cruises) Magnifica

I have been trying unsuccessfully to get some feedback from MSC cruises following a very disappointing experience on MSC Magnifica. Despite emailing the UK Managing Director and following this up with several emails ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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sjs6666

1 Review Written

Terrible food, cheap entertainment

The service and food on board is terrible,the worst food on a ship we have ever had.They also still owe me 98 euros they did not put back on my card. There is nobody to ring at msc to complain about the money you ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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dicap99

7 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Be warned - terrible cruise

The good * getting on the ship - fast and easy. The bad * service onboard was terrible - had to wave down staff to get their attention * the food was below average * most of the staff could not speak ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Lepre

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Appalling

We chose this cruise as we had heard from various people that MSC offered a cruise experience like no other. They were correct it was a cruise like no other and one we do not wish to repeat. MSC make a great fuss ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Ks7280

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Horrendous!!! Heed previous reviews!!

Despite reading the many negative reviews on CC we decided (at our peril) to ignore these as we thought "how bad can it be?" There are not enough words in the English language to describe how bad this MSC cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Jagman07 avatar

Jagman07

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Never Again with MSC

We were looking for a relaxing short break, unfortunately we had the worst cruising experience ever. The ship looked good and appeared to be well appointed. That is where the positives end. The staff are rude and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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MDicksonuk

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Case Study of How Not to Run a Cruise Ship

We have heard very mixed reports about MSC, some saying they are dreadful, others saying they are making great improvements so we thought a simple couple of nights on the ship from Hamburg to Southampton would be a ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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adiel64

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Make sure you know what your are letting yourself in for with MSC

We booked a 3 day leg of this cruise to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday. We had a terrible time and MSC succeeded in ruining what should have been a landmark celebration. There were 18 in our party and we have a ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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samshltn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It's an ok ferry but would make a terrible cruise ship.

We are two NCL Platinum members, tempted to try MSC by their status match program, in which we were enrolled as 'Black'. Until this trip, we have only ever cruised on Norwegian, so we were very much expecting a very ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Brucenoble

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Sub Standard Cruise line

We chose this mini cruise for the Easter Weekend and were keen to visit Hamburg. The time spent in Hamburg was great and we were looking forward to a leisurely trip back to Southampton. Embarkation was a joke 2.5 ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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nancywong

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Broken leg untreated for 3 days

I was on the repositioning cruise from Copenhagen to Genoa. Somewhere off the coast of Portugal I slipped and broke my leg. Purely an accident. The problem came, though, when the Dr. insisted it was unnecessary ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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cruiser8743

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Never again!!!!

We choose this cruise because of the ports of call. Just returned from the worst 12 day cruise ever. The ship was nice, the guest so rude you really wouldn't believe it, pushing, shoving, telling you to get off ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Podium

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

The pick-up from the airport and boarding the ship, went very well. The facilities at the ship is very good, but that is probably all at the positive list. The service in the 2 receptions, were non existing. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Farmor, Malmø

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very disappointing

This was our first cruise and unfortunately very disappointing. Fortunately, we traveled with good friends so we could laugh at the countless things that did not work. I will start with the biggest lack and ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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dixiedog123

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Not good

We chose MSC to go away for Christmas largely because of the price. Having said that we paid over 3k for 11 nights, so not exactly a bargain. Where to start? Well we arrived at Milan Linate airport with no delays ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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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