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MSC Poesia Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall rating:

2.7 out of 5
MSC Poesia

7 Night Mediterranean Italy & Greece & Croatia (Venice Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 22, 2018

Ship: MSC Poesia

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Average food, undrinkable wine (unless you paid up-charge). Did not have 1 good meal in the dining room at night. Super disappointed about that. Hot tubs cold. But the boat was clean and out balcony cabin was great. Had a nice massage.


3 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Had dinner entrees that were so tough and over cooked I couldn’t cut it with my fork. The wine selection very poor. I thought Italians Liked wine? Canti was like drinking $2 Buck Chuck. I upgraded to get Beefeater Gin, but most of the bars say they ran out (this was day 1).

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Mose Cruise lines offer daily aerobic classes. This one you had to get 5 people minimum to sigh up and then pay. There was not a lot they didn’t try to charge you for.


1 out of 5
Very average.

Children's Programs

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Pick a more upscale cruise line. This is the Motel6 of Cruise Ships

Ports of call

Venice, Italy

4 out of 5

Bari, Italy

1 out of 5

Katakolon (Olympia), Greece

4 out of 5

Mykonos, Greece

4 out of 5

Piraeus (Athens), Greece Did not visit port

Sarande, Albania

1 out of 5

Dubrovnik, Croatia

4 out of 5


3 out of 5
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