MSC Poesia Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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1 cruise (first)


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3 out of 5

A fine time

Sail Date: March 01, 2012

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

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.

Pros: Clean cabin, friendly crew

Cons: The world's smokingest ship!

Recommends MSC Poesia? Yes!

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
We loved the ready supply of opera, being fans.
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Service and Staff

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