A fine time

MSC Poesia Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: March 01, 2012
Ship: MSC Poesia
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Our cabin on the tenth deck was quiet and had a lovely view. Friends living toward the stern complained of engine noise/vibration, so make sure you are at least mid-ships or forward. The cleaning staff are almost too efficient; the food was fine--though not the greatest--the amenities (gym, pools) are fine. We would have liked a statement from the navigation staff about daily position, depth, speed, etc, beyond what is cursorily provided by the on-board TV. We had to avoid certain places--one whole side of the pool deck, anywhere near the casino--because of cigarette smoke. It was clear people were smoking in their cabins, against the rules, because of the stench in some quarters.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
We loved the ready supply of opera, being fans.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Pros: Clean cabin, friendly crew

Cons: The world's smokingest ship!

Recommends MSC Poesia? Yes!

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