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MSC Poesia Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Eastern Caribbean Enchantment (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 28, 2010
Ship: MSC Poesia
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago

The Poesia is a beautiful ship that was kept in pristine condition by the crew. There was cleaning and polishing going on everywhere and I must say that everthing about the ship exceeded my expectations.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
An abundance of good food and fresh fruit available for the passengers. Dining room service was good and a good selection of both Italian and other dishes to choose from.


5 out of 5
I have cruised several times before on several different lines; the entertainment on the Poesia was the best I have seen. Lots of variety and unique acts that you won't see on most ships.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Nice staff who were attentive to your needs. I liked the fact that the staff didn't push the bar drinks all the time. If you wanted one you could get their attention in a moment and they would scurry off to get the drink...otherwise they let you sit in peace and enjoy the view.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
This ship is just the right size. Big enough to keep you busy and small enough to keep you from getting lost. The decor is very nice and I never had to wait more than 45 seconds for a elevator.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
A nice sized room complete with a flat screen TV and a refrigerator. Lots of storage and the cabin steward kept the room looking good for us.
5 out of 5
Local bars were a bit pushy in trying to get you to buy their drink packages. Beautiful beach and nice water taxi ride from the port to the town.
Don't Miss: Check out the table cloth shops on Front Street and the strange mannequins used in the shops.
5 out of 5
My wife and I took a 2 hour tour with a local cab driver that was excellent. Showed us the sights and gave us a good view on life on the island. Excellent.
Don't Miss: Beautiful view of the port from the higher elevations of the island.
5 out of 5
The Straw Market is a bit crowded and the hawkers are a pain after a time period.
Don't Miss: Atlantis is worth the trip to Paradise Island.

Pros: Beautiful and clean ship

Recommends MSC Poesia? Yes!

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