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MSC Magnifica Cruise Review to Worldwide

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
MSC Magnifica

World Cruise

Sail date: January 07, 2019

Ship: MSC Magnifica

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The Worldcruise was fantastic but the ship had two swimming pools but to small. The ship is making for a lot of passangers with childrens. A real familyship. The Captain was fantastic but he make only this Worldcruise . Now there is an other Captain. The shows wher real good. The food real good. The staff and crew real good. The AUREA facility's are bad.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Topazio Bar

4 out of 5

All bars are good on this ship

Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

1 out of 5

Bad experience.

Sahara Buffet

5 out of 5

For a buffet was this realy very good

Ruby Bar

4 out of 5

Nice crew and good drinks

Quattro venti Restaurant

4 out of 5

Good restaurant for the 4 mounts. Nice crew

L'Oasi Restaurant

4 out of 5

For the 4 mounts it is good.

L'Ametista Lounge

4 out of 5

A fine place with beautiful colors

La Conchiglia Bar

4 out of 5

Good drinks and nice crew

La Barchetta Bar

4 out of 5

Also nice crew an fine drinks

Il Bar del Sole

4 out of 5

Nice crew an fine drinks

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Turkish Baths

1 out of 5

The bath is Ok but there is no pool to refrech after the bath

Tour Office

3 out of 5

They must have more experience to organise the excursions. A lot where below the middle

Sliding Sun Roof

4 out of 5

This is interesting when the weather is good

Shopping Area

5 out of 5

This was OK for us

MSC Aurea Spa

1 out of 5

This is realy a bad place on the shipAlso the solarium for the AUREA and the SUITES is a poor place to be. Not realy a betther place to be. No comfort and not a separate swimming pool. The not smokers must burn in the sun while the smokers coult sit under an embrella.

Meeting Room

4 out of 5

A good place for meetings

Le Gocce Reception

5 out of 5

The crew try always to satisfite the passangers

Jacuzzis

3 out of 5

To warm on the spagood on the swimming pools

Bond Street Boutique

4 out of 5

This is a very nice place to shop

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Virtual Arcade

4 out of 5

it is a beautifull ship but 10 years old???

Royal Theatre

5 out of 5

A lot of time we had a good show.But the music was realy to hard. On decibel meter more than 98 dcb. A lot of peaple ask to change the volume but the cruise director never did it.

Card Room

3 out of 5

Kalm an d quit place

4-D Cinema

1 out of 5

Very bad experiance and dificult to make a reservaion

Children's Programs

Because there where only 8 childrens on board

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
When you are friendly then they are relax and very kind as well.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Yes the ship is continue cleaned. The dising is beautiful.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
That could be better. Our roomkeeper was not so good but verry kind.

Ship tip

If you have no children with you Never go on cruise in vacationtime of the childrens.

Ports of call

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5
A beatiful Port and city Barcelona

Malaga, Spain

4 out of 5
There is not much to see but OK for me.

Funchal, Madeira

5 out of 5
A free included excursion and very good. We had beautiful wether as well

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

4 out of 5
A nice place to visit but to much trafic.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5
Nice place to see and to visit

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5
A trip to the rain forest is nice.

Willemstad, Curacao

3 out of 5
Its OK but do not visit the Rainforest because there are no rainforest on the Island.

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5
This is a place tobee and to visit.

Santa Marta

4 out of 5
We visit the small typical port.

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5
The Big Bus will help you to see this city.

Cristobal, Panama

5 out of 5
When you take a excursion to the Embera-Indian village you will have a fantastic day.

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5
This is realy a fantastic experience.

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
A zipline excursion is fantastic. The Salvatura rainforest is beatifull.

Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua

1 out of 5
This is realy a durty place.

Puerto Quetzal

4 out of 5
Here is a Big Bus available

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

4 out of 5
A nice place to visit. Also a zipline in the rainforest.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5
What a beautifull place to see. Dont forget making a trip with a small boat . Beautiful.

San Diego, California

3 out of 5
Poor American stile. Take the trolley hop on hop of and not the bus.

Long Beach (Los Angeles), California

1 out of 5
Here we had a free excursion of 6 hours. Very bad place to see. Durty and a lot of durty places. We visit Los Angeles and Santa Monica. Bove realy durty.

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5
Fantastic town to visit. A must to see are the Golden Gate Bridge and the Pier 39. Go on the cabletram as well. Beautiful.

Hilo, Hawaii

3 out of 5
This is not what we suspected. It is realy an American Island and no more like the movie with Elvis Presley.

Honolulu, Oahu

3 out of 5
Here we had a free excursion. This is not what we suspected. Pearl Harbour is OK but you need more time to visit this place.

Papeete, Tahiti

4 out of 5
A free excursion. Bether than Hilo

Moorea, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Fantastic place to visit

Bora Bora, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Can we make 6 stars pleace. beautiful place to be

Pago Pago, American Samoa

5 out of 5
A very nice place to visit

Apia, Samoa

5 out of 5
What a beautiful Kathedral we see there. Nice to walk and enjoy the place.

Nuku'Alofa, Tonga Islands

4 out of 5
The national Park is nice to see

Lautoka, Fiji Islands

4 out of 5
Compleetely differance but nice place to explore

Suva, Fiji

5 out of 5
Make the trip of Bobinson Crusoe or a zipline in the forest

Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Here we had a free city tours. Lot of Trafic. Nice place to be

Auckland, New Zealand

5 out of 5
Here we had a free Sightseeing excursion ; A nice place to see

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5
A free excursion discover Autralia. very nice place.

Melbourne, Australia

5 out of 5
here we take the Big bus hop on hop of to explore the city

Fremantle (Perth), Australia

5 out of 5
So clean and so a fantastic place to see and to visit. I Love Perth.

Singapore Marina Bay

5 out of 5
What a beautiful place to be for a more than 2 days. So muth to see.

Port Kelang

3 out of 5
What is here to see???? nothing special.

Phuket, Thailand

5 out of 5
When you make some excursions than is all good. We did the excursion to the James Bond Islands. Fantastic. In the bay where the ship was ancred no not realy beautiful.

Colombo, Sri Lanka

5 out of 5
A free excursion as seightseeing is OK. But there are a lot of beautiful places to see in Sri lanka

Male, Maldives

1 out of 5
This is realy not any more a Paradise place. The resorts are still there but everywhere its durty.

Dubai, U.A.E.

5 out of 5
A place to be more than one day. Beatiful after the visit of Maldive.

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

5 out of 5
Beautiful place to see

Khasab, Oman

3 out of 5
Not so muth to see.

Muscat, Oman

5 out of 5
A lot of things to see

Aqaba (Petra), Jordan

5 out of 5
The old city of Petra is a wonderful place to visit.

Suez Canal Transit

4 out of 5

Heraklion

5 out of 5
A free excursion let us see the Palace of Knossos very interesting

Messina, Sicily

2 out of 5

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

5 out of 5
When you visit Rome then you make a fantastic day. But attention. A lot of tourists are in town.

Genoa, Italy

5 out of 5
A lot of things you can visit. Dont forget to visit the Gribaldi street ( open museum)

Marseille (Provence), France

4 out of 5
Fantastic Kathedral the la Garde. Nice Port and city.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Yes for is it was OK
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