Good cruise - Excellent cabin steward - HORRIBLE FOOD

MSC Divina Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

3 out of 5
MSC Divina

10 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 06, 2016

Ship: MSC Divina

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 12227

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

This was our second cruise in the DIVINA in 2016. For our 50th anniversary we took all our family and a big group of friends, in this ship, and we wanted to repeat it by ourselves; so we did it again in December.  We did get a much better cabin this time and our cabin attendant was one of the bests we ever had. 


The food in the Eataly restaurant was excellent, but the food in the Black Crab restaurant was HORRIBLE. At times inedible and the maitre d' did not come by our table once in the 10 days of the cruise. I have been on 26 cruises and the food in this ship is the worse I have ever had. 


The embarkation process was atortious. Much worse than our previous cruise with MSC. It took us over 2 hours to get on board, and we had priority boarding.


 Otherwise this is a good ship with an excellent crew.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Food in the Black Crab restaurant was horrible.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Very good shows

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very nice staff, including the captain who was very friendly

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Excellent cabin and the cabin attendant Martha Megacahyani RochadI was excellent. One of the best we ever had.

Ship tip

I would wait until they get their act together on the food. The food at the restaurants is horrible. At the buffet is better, but still they do run out of food and it is mostly cold. The pizzas at the buffet are excellent.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

I live in Miami. The port need to expedite embarkation and disembarkation process. Too disorganized. The city is nice and it has a lot to offer. Too bad they have let the downtown area get so run down.

Cartagena, Colombia

2 out of 5
I had better experience at Cartagena before. I found it run down.

Oranjestad, Aruba

3 out of 5
Aruba is very nice.

Willemstad, Netherlands

3 out of 5
Very nice. Love it.

Grand Turk Island

2 out of 5
Not impressed at all.

Nassau, Bahamas

1 out of 5
Nassau is getting worse by the day. The people is getting very rude and the prices as high or higher than in the USA.
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