Beautiful ship, unhappy crew.

MSC Bellissima Cruise Review to Europe

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

3.1 out of 5
MSC Bellissima

France, Italy, Malta, Spain

Sail date: September 15, 2019

Ship: MSC Bellissima

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8102

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Bellissima is a beautiful ship, but the crew seemed very unhappy in their jobs. Buffet food was very ordinary and was very repetitious. Excursions were expensive and had lots of free time included, which made excursions not value for money. Would not recommend MSC to friends. Have done 11 cruises on other lines.


4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


4 out of 5
London room stage show was excellent and top rate, but Cirque du Soleil show which we had to pay extra for was terrible and not up to CDS standard with exception of one actress.

Service and Staff

2 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Cabin was good except we were not informed until 3 days prior that it was obstructed. Had a nice view of a lifeboat.

Ship tip

Don’t expect to feel welcome.

Ports of call

Genoa, Italy

3 out of 5

Naples, Italy

3 out of 5

Messina, Sicily

2 out of 5

La valletta

5 out of 5

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5

Marseille (Provence), France

4 out of 5


1 out of 5
Gave us the wrong colour tag which almost made us miss our transfer until we questioned it just in time.
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