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MSC Seaside Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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MSC Seaside

7 Night Eastern Caribbean & Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 30, 2019

Ship: MSC Seaside

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5112

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Loved our cruise. Loved the people. Loved everything about it. I didn't feel crowded. I wish we had a better package deal that included the gratuities and drinks. In the future, I hope they can offer 5 day cruises and more excursion options for the South FL area.


3 out of 5
A little crowded and took a while, even though we arrived at the scheduled time

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The food in the dining room was mediocre. My family preferred the buffet options. The desserts need improvement.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
My daughter loved the kids club, we loved the set-up of the water slide area. The ship's layout was outstanding.


3 out of 5
We were able to attend one of the shows which was excellent.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Great staff, my daughter never wanted to leave. Thanks so much!

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Always friendly, attentive and helpful.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
The areas were always well maintained and kept clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Wish the bunk had a lower bunk in our room. My daughter had a hard time sleeping on the top bunk and the queen bed just couldn't fit all 3 of us. Our toilet had issues in our cabin throughout the week; other than that it was a nice room.

Ship tip

Ocean Cay, the new private island was a treat and really enjoyed that place and would go there again.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

I live in FL

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5
Loved the city and wish we had more time to explore. We arrived in the evening and didn't really get to venture much.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5
I wish I could of had more guidance on the water taxi option but we were very happy with the beach location the taxi driver took us.

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5
Not a huge fan of Nassua, would have rather gone to Grand Bahamas/ Freeport.


5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Easy and quick!

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