Disappointed, not as expected

MSC Magnifica Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall rating:

3.2 out of 5
MSC Magnifica

7 Night North Sea Ports (Southampton Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 15, 2018

Ship: MSC Magnifica

Cabin type: Inside

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

If we didn’t encounter the rude bar manager and the food was better, we would of had a fantastic time

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Fast and stress free

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Not a great selection, food not always hot, at a couple of meals I had nothing. Not at all my taste. I found more to eat on kids section

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
We played the casino machines. And they paid out really well

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Bingo was ok, the ABBA quiz was very entertaining.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
We purchased a coffee package and had to go to deck 5 I think to get the iced coffees. The head bar staff was very rude on more than one occasion and made it very uncomfortable having to served by him. It got to the point of me choosing my time to visit this bar when he wasn’t there.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
The overall ship was very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Unless you like a variety of foods you will find it difficult to find something that you may like

Ports of call

Southampton (London), England Did not visit port

Le Havre (Paris), France

3 out of 5

Zeebrugge (Bruges), Belgium

4 out of 5
The shuttle bus was very overpriced. We have sailed with many cruise lines and never paid so much. P&o have a free shuttle bus to zeebrugge

Amsterdam, Netherlands

4 out of 5
Nice that you didn’t have to get a shuttle bus. Nice being there overnight. First time we have been here. Will venture more inland next time

Hamburg, Germany

3 out of 5
First time here. Just visited local shops this time

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Got stopped getting off because I had to reregister my payment card. After queuing we then had to queue again
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