Just eat the burgers!!!!

MSC Armonia Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall rating:

2.4 out of 5
MSC Armonia

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 12, 2019

Ship: MSC Armonia

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The cabin was okay if you can forgive the tiny shower. The food was out of a can or a freezer. I compared their desserts to those you find at a Chinese buffet. Horrible. I thought an Italian based cruise lime would have good pastas and breads. Chef boyardee made every meal. What cruise line has buffets that are too often found closed? That serves the same foods every single meal? Food that has either hot spots or ice chunks in it? Who closes ice cream service at 7? Who has one barista for thousands of guest? Whose dining room meals are dry, cold, with meats and lobster so tough you can’t cut it with a steak knife??? Who thinks this is acceptable??? Who puts customer satisfaction last?? MSC!!!!!!!!

Embarkation

4 out of 5
No issues with embankment. All went smoothly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
The food was an embarrassment. Most was frozen or came out of a can. No variety! Same buffet daily. Better food is served in prison daily I’m sure. Their drink package is necessary but cost too much. Their easy package is $35 per day per person and includes coffees, colas, and easily made drinks such as rum and coke or vodka grapefruit. The mixing of these drinks were very inconsistent between bartenders. One made it in a tiny short glass that included mostly ice. Another bartender made it in a large glass full of liquor

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
All events were boring with the same organizers in your face over and over. Large parties promoted as a do not miss event equaled around 6 songs. Most all music and entertainment was in Spanish. English speaking in social settings were rare. No accommodations for visual or hearing impaired individuals

Service and Staff

2 out of 5
There was a ton of staff everywhere. Rarely were they helpful. You often found people standing at the bar to order drinks with the wait staff standing around. I remained in the buffet dining room drinking coffee and reading a book following breakfast. It was later and most tables were empty. It was suggested to me that I would enjoy my book and coffee more if I moved to the pool deck. I was not a fan

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Clean but very outdated

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
My ocean view cabin had enough room for two comfortably. Bathroom was just an unforgivable accident in measurements. What sane person believes any person can fit in comfortably in a shower that is 3ft along one wall and 2 ft along the second wall and then it’s cut in half.

Ship tip

Choose the grill every meal. If it weren’t for the burgers, hot dogs, and pizza, we would have done without. If you want to socialize or enjoy entertainment you must know Spanish

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Used self-disembarkment. Heavily suggested.

Traveler Photos

20 minute line for a burger speaks volumes!!! Out dated lounge Sad tiny shower
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