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MSC Meraviglia Cruise Review to Transatlantic

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Reviews: 6
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

3.7 out of 5
MSC Meraviglia

14 Night Msc Grand Voyages (Southampton To New York)

Sail date: September 24, 2019

Ship: MSC Meraviglia

Cabin type: Oceanview

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We had rough sea, but were lucky to have nice weather in the ports. Ship is too big for us, embarkation and disembarkation takes too long.

Embarkation

2 out of 5
Very slow, lucky we are Black Voyager members.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Nice menus, we always went to MDR for breakfast and dinner. We were very happy with our waiter. We had one dinner in Ocean cay, which is really overpriced. Food was average, small portions and the price was 50€ pp.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Only 1 or 2 trivias a day, some of them in the English pub, very crowded and too noisy.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
We loved Cirque du Soleil, unfortunally 3 shows postponed and then cancelled due to the weather.

Children's Programs

We had no children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Excellent service. Big improvement compared to previous cruises.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Too much bling, bling. Mirrors everywhere.

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Very small, no space between the wall and the bed. No chair or sofa in the room.

Ship tip

If you don't like big crowds, don't choose this ship.

Ports of call

Southampton (London), England

4 out of 5
We embarked here

Belfast, Northern Ireland

4 out of 5
We loved Ghiant Causeway

Reykjavik, Iceland

5 out of 5
We did a private excursion Golden Circle, very good and the weather was fantastic.

ST. JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA

3 out of 5
Not very interested, did a private excursion, not much to see.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

4 out of 5
We walked the boardwalk and had lunch in one of the restaurants,

New York, New York

3 out of 5
Custom formalities took 3 hours, excursion from the ship for a visit by bus was nit interesting.

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Disembarkation went fast, but bus location was not good and not wel organized.

Traveler Photos

Hardly any space between bed and wall
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