Our second MSC on Meraviglia was nearly perfect.

MSC Meraviglia Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 55

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
MSC Meraviglia

14 Night Caribbean & Antilles (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 02, 2020

Ship: MSC Meraviglia

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 11043

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We love MSC. The only other cruise we have taken was with Disney. We will be revisiting for our 4th cruise with MSC.

Embarkation

1 out of 5
Due to the Coronavirus paperwork and pre screening we waited 3 hours to board. We were offered no information as to why it took so long. I suspect they were also having computer issues.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was great and our waiter was awesome.

Waves Restaurant

5 out of 5

We ate breakfast and lunch here. Very comfortable. The staff and the food were great.

Marketplace Buffet

5 out of 5

Comfortable dining area. The food was always fresh and good.

L'Olivio d'Oro and L'Olive doree

5 out of 5

Ding are was very comfortable. Loved loved loved the food. Our waiters were excellent!

Jean-Philippe Chocolate & Coffee

3 out of 5

Very pretty. We bought chocolate. I was not impressed with it. I thought the Venchi on Seaside was much better.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We did the week long Aura Spa pass. So nice and relaxing. Deck Pools are salt water.

Horizon Pool

3 out of 5

The pool chairs are very uncomfortable. The pool is very nice.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
All entertainment was fantastic. The only thing I would change is the sound in the Broadway Theater is too loud. They need to turn it down. The entertainers are great!

Broadway Theater

5 out of 5

Great. Very comfortable seating.

Children's Programs

Not traveling with children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All service was top notch!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Loved this ship. We booked another itinerary on the same ship for next year. So beautiful and clean. We were also impressed that the staff went the extra steps to make sure everyone used the hand sanitizer before entering the dining areas.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Size and cleanliness were great. My only complaint is the hardest of the bed.

Ship tip

Enjoy the experience of sailing with many different people from other countries. Brush up on a second language such as French or Spanish would be helpful.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5
Very easy to get to and from the port from our parking garage. We used Jet Port. The staff is very organized.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5
Very pretty. We enjoyed the port shopping.

Belize City, Belize

5 out of 5
More beautiful than we could have imagined.

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
Beautiful. We also enjoyed the port shopping here.

OCEAN CAY MSC MARINE RESERVE, BAHAMAS

5 out of 5
Very impressed with the island. The beaches are roomy and comfortable.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very easy to disembark. Our luggage was waiting for us a free we enjoyed a sit down breakfast in the Waves restaurant. We waited for our number to be called and it went very smoothly.

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