MSC Seaside is a ship, carrying 5179 passengers and 1413 crew, and sails from Miami, Florida and Barcelona, Spain.

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2.8 out of 5

Thumbs down for MSC by spooonster

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Deceptive advertising for excursions, when confronting staff about this issue received nonprofessional response.

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4.3 out of 5

A bad experience by grnd

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We were very excited with this Cruise It is a brand new Ship with Excellent staff, A+shows every night and acceptable food. We were supposed to have 3 stops: 1 in Philipsburg, St. Maarten , 1 in San Juan, Puerto Rico ( We call it "the Diamond of the Cruise") and 1 in Nassau, Bahamas. We found a lot of nice people in St Maarten, but it is an island with poor panoramic and poor entertainment since about 75% of the island still in recovery for the Hurricane Irma. But our bigest expectaction was SAN JUAN (The next day) since there it was Family and Friends waiting for us, (we had 5 years without seen them). Every thing was going OK till a crew member from the casino at 1:00 AM in the morning (when the ship was on the way to SAN JUAN) decided to jump from the 7 deck to the sea and kill himself. The Captain made the announcement of the tragedy about 7 am and he explained the MSC Seaside ship and, with the help of the US Coast Guard, has to stay surrounding the area to try to find the body of the crew member. It was a very sad moment for every body, especially for the rest of the Crew. We Pray for him and for his family. The search of the body after 14 hours was unsuccessful. So, our itinerary was changed and from there ( at 4:00 pm) we departure directly to Nassau, Bahamas and we lost the stop in SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico and the reunion with our family. Nassau was ok, Back to Miami and having a resume of this Cruise: GOOD SHIP, EXCELLENT CREW, ACCEPTABLE FOOD, SAD MOMENT FOR THE CREW MEMBER WHO DECIDED TO KILL HIMSELF, BUT A VERY FRUSTRATED EXPERIENCE FOR EVERY BODY WHO'S EXPECTATIONS WERE TO HAVE AN EXCITEMENT CRUISE AN SEE FAMILY MEMBERS IN SAN JUAN AS US. Note: $33 were credited to every body for not going to San Juan.

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4.4 out of 5

Beautiful ship by heathdavis

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7th cruise We've ever done. Best ship we've ever had bar none. Kids activities were great and well organized. Food wasn't bad, but nothing special. Very clean and despite being booked solid it never felt crowded on any of the decks. I'd take the same cruise again.

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5 out of 5

excellent trip on a superb ship by dkl

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everything was above average fabulous shows wonderful crew beautiful ship nothing to complain about fabulous in all things

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4.7 out of 5

We had a great time by gchakmakian

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We had a great time, but if we take another cruise I think we will try another cruise line to get a comparison. There seemed to be a lot of none English speaking passengers on board. Most of the crew spoke little or no English. MSC cruse line seemed to be more for European passengers.

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Feb 05, 2018

Be sure to download the MSC for me app before sailing. Once on board, you will be able to look at a variety of things on your phone from this app as well as make reservations for shows, massages, etc. I found that about 75 of the cruisers were of varying dialects -- be patient, be kind.

Jan 02, 2018

Excellent family cruise.

May 24, 2018

The MSC Seaside is a great Ship

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