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MSC Armonia Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Reviews: 6
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Overall rating:

3.7 out of 5
MSC Armonia

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 21, 2019

Ship: MSC Armonia

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9083

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Adequate ship... Old but well maintained. Great staff. Entertainment and inboard activities were the weak link. Except for the Roatan port... Great stops for a western Caribbean sailing. Costa Maya a nice surprise. Plenty to do... Fun stop

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Fast and smooth. Get on early and familiarize yourself with the ship

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Dining rooms were very good. Friendly staff good selections. Buffet... Busy and a bit cramped. Selections were more limited than other cruise ships

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Older ship... Nothing fancy. Plenty of pools and kids pool area.

Entertainment

2 out of 5
Stage shows ho hum... Hard working dancers... Choreography... Weak. Varied music in the lounges... Adequate... None outstanding

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was great. Friendly and helpful. Room steward did fine. Dining staff was mostly attentive

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Older ship... But we knew that. Well maintained and clean. Easy to get around

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Plenty of storage. Room and balcony small by 7 day cruise expectations. Bathroom... Way too small. Shower was a joke... Had to open the shower door to wash my knees!

Ship tip

Accept its an older ship... But enjoy the journey

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

I live in Florida

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

1 out of 5
It's a construction site! Dirty and small. May be nice when it's done but a waste of time until. We've been to the other Roatan port which is very nice... This one... Stay on the ship

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
Great shops and entertainment right at the port. Lots to do even if you don't leave the port area. Nice beaches.

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Always a nice stop. Varied things to do... A taste of Mexico at your pace

Key West, Florida

5 out of 5
Never a disappointment. Something always going on once the locals wake up.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy departure. Not rushed off. Times for disembark were very close to on time... Who wants to leave the ship anyway?
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