MSC Orchestra Cruise Review to U.S.

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

2-3 cruises


Helpful Vote

3 out of 5

Good for the Money

Sail Date: October 01, 2009

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

We enjoyed our 17 day cruise on the MSC Poesia, but we did find the on board costs to be too high. Even drinking water was not free. In addition, many on board were upset about the gratuity being added at a suggested rate of (for the cost we paid) 28%, which is ridiculous.

On a whole, we enjoyed the cruise and had fun, but the costs on board were depressing and meant we could not afford to fully enjoy ourselves.

Pros: The food was amazing

Cons: The on board ship costs were high

Recommends MSC Orchestra? Yes!

Cabin / Stateroom
limited in room entertainment.
Kind of childish and lame.
Service and Staff
on board reception and accounting were rude and unhelpful. Room attendant and dining staff were amazing.
Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Amazing food!

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