MSC Splendida Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

4-6 cruises


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2 out of 5

would not use this line again

Sail Date: September 23, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

physically the ship is ok, because of its size it is iherently difficult to move around in. Lift lines back up for hour or so at a time, service by cabin, excursion, and bufett personnel was not very good. the additional charges for everything added up very quickly. filed lots of comments with the line

Pros: Ports of call

Cons: nickle and diming on the ship, rude staff behavior, lack of service on board, food quality

Recommends MSC Splendida? No.

Service and Staff
if you are english speaking on this ship you will have problems whether or not you are bi-lingual or not
Food and Dining
amazed that we are sailing in the birthlace of culinary excellence and the food was very bland, tasteless and mostly dried out.
Ship Quality
always clean just too big.
if you did not want to be in the casino your options were very limited
Palermo, Sicily
worst excurision ever. guide did not have a grasp of either language that was on the bus. arrived back in the port 2 hours after ship was susposed to sail.
Marseille (Provence), France
the bacillica. don't miss it!
Don't Miss: cathederal
Genoa, Italy
very dirty city. walking tour was ok.
Don't Miss: waterfront shops
La Goulette (Tunis & Carthage), Tunisia
Port a little scary. need to go back at a later date to see if things change after the revolution has set in.
Naples, Italy
again the city was dirty. great guide here.
Don't Miss: pompei
Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands
beautifyl city! lots to see around the port area good dining.
Don't Miss: dragon caves and Porto Cristo

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