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MSC Seaside Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Reviews: 2
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Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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MSC Seaside

7 Night Western Caribbean & Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 23, 2019

Ship: MSC Seaside

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 14205

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Kuddos to several cruise staff: 1) Bradley Solayao, Cruise staff. He's part of the entertainment - I vote for him to be the next cruise director!!! He is fun, he's entertaining, he's super friendly with passengers, and a lot of passengers would agree we all LOVE him! He's awesome!!! 2) Jackielou C. Harlent, Asst Buffet Supervisor - She is friendly, helpful, very professional and actually talks to passengers! She's not robotic like a lot of the staff, if passengers doesn't break the ice most just walk around like a robot that has to do their work.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Pretty organized

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
NO variety. Almost same every night. It's obvious, this ship caters more to Europeans and Italians - but why so stingy about the pepperoni on pizza? lol and buffet closes at 1:30???? no good!

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Waterslides

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Stage shows are awesome with the performers, dancers and acrobatics, DJ's horrriibbllleeee for 7n/8d I had to hear SAAAMMMEEEE music at all parties, NO VARIETIES. SAME MUSIC on contest, family party, white party, tropical party - SAME MUSIC!

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
My 15YO was with me and he's been on 8 past cruises. The teen center closes midinght, really???? but he did enjoy meeting new friends as always.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
AS ALWAYS - Our waiters at Seashore dining Enrique Ronduillo and Reymark Tabotubo table 305 best service and room stewards Rubita is part of what made this cruise so special!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship is beeeeaaauuuttiiiifulll!!!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our room steward Rubita went above and beyond with keep the room super clean! The room is nice. Didn't realize there was a quite side on ship. This is our first time having a balcony but couldn't appreciate it because our room was sandwich between families with kids and from the time they wake up and go to sleep they are running around the room, jumping from bed to floor, running in the hallway, screaming and it was a bit annoying.

Ship tip

Expect a lot of people!

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
Love the place - our first time! Love the people, Love the beach, Love, Love, Love and will love to come back.

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5
Been here several times - always enjoyed it!

Montego Bay, Jamaica

5 out of 5
Love Jamaica!!! Always love the vibe. Went to Dunns River Falls and climbed up again been here before.each. We'll definitely come back.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
It was a bit slow which is fine with us since it's so many people
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