Good for the Money

MSC Orchestra Cruise Review to U.S.

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: October 01, 2009
Ship: MSC Orchestra
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago

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.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Amazing food!


3 out of 5
Kind of childish and lame.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
on board reception and accounting were rude and unhelpful. Room attendant and dining staff were amazing.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
limited in room entertainment.

Pros: The food was amazing

Cons: The on board ship costs were high

Recommends MSC Orchestra? Yes!

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