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MSC Seaside Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 25

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
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MSC Seaside

7 Night Eastern Caribbean & Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 13, 2019

Ship: MSC Seaside

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 5125

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Cruise was excellent. There were over 100 nationalities represented by the guest. The diversity of the guest made the cruise different and more interesting.


4 out of 5
Fast and Efficient

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Dining rooms were very nice, upscale. Wait staff was very good and polite. Food was very good quality. There were many options including for non-Americans and for Americans.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Pools were very nice.


5 out of 5
Shows were outstanding. Better than you will see on most other cruise lines. The bands play a little American music but mostly Latin style of music.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The service and staff was very helpful and polite. They did an outstanding job.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship is new and very well designed. Very well maintained. In dock sitting next to other cruise ships the Seaside looked nicer and better maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
For the price the cabin was very good and comfortable. The room steward keep the room very clean.

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
I was surprised at Puerto Rico being my favorite port. Very good place to go visit.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5
Nice island to go visit. Very similar to other Caribbean islands. Port is very pretty.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

4 out of 5
Nice island to go visit. Similar to other Caribbean islands with the exception the island has split ownership between the Dutch and French.

Nassau, Bahamas

4 out of 5
Very Americanized. City was busy with fairly modern roads.


5 out of 5
Very quick and efficient.
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