About MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises offers its guests mediterranean and modern lifestyle at a good price-performance ratio. On the sometimes colorful, sometimes discreetly designed ships, guests of all ages feel comfortable. In the summer months, many families are on board, especially at Mediterranean cruises, many Italian families spread Italian cheerfulness. In the off-season, it is a little quieter, then many older guests come on board, to experience a cheap cruise. The ships also arrive well in the German market and the number of German guests is growing steadily. The ships of the MSC fleet take with double occupancy between 1500 and 5700 passengers on board. English skills are recommended, but you also get some German service on board. MSC is going to become the first ever global cruise company with climate-neutral ship operations. All co2 emissions of the fleet will be compensed with projects that count on Blue Carbon Credits.
About MSC Splendida
The MSC Splendida was commissioned in 2009 as the sister ship of the MSC Fantasia and is one of the larger ships of MSC cruises. At 333.30 meters in length, it offers space for 3,247 passengers (with double occupancy). It is one of six vessels in the fleet with an exclusive MSC Yacht Club area. Design and furnishings, designed by the Italian De Jorio Design Studio, are elegant. Nevertheless, the MSC Splendida differs from her similarly designed sister ship. Among the highlights of the ship are the precious Swarovski staircase in the foyer, the Aqua Park with indoor and outdoor pool and over 150 fountains and the popular children's paradise..
MSC Splendida data
- Category: Fantasia class
- Built in: 2009
- Home port: Panama City
- Length: 333,30 metres
- Tonnage: 137.936 BRZ
- Speed: 22,99 knots
- Decks: 18
- Passengers: 3.247
- Crew: 1.370
- Language: German, Italian, English, French, Spanish
- Currency: €
- Internet: On board there is an internet café and wi-fi. The usage is chargeable
The cabins of the MSC Splendida are modern and comfortably furnished and have a bathroom with shower, TV, telephone, minibar and safe. The inside and outside cabins measure 12-13 square meters. The balcony cabins, which make up 80% of the cabins, are 17 square meters in size. The suites offer 21-53 square meters depending on the category. Some balcony cabins and all suites have a bathtub instead of a shower.
Atmosphere on Board
Thanks to the big variety of entertainment etc. onboard everybody feels comfortable. Everybody will find their favourite spot - either in the kids club, in the gym, the spa, the big theatre, disco or various bars. There is also a big casino, an internet café and a library. The atmoshpere on board is very casual. On two nights a week more formal clothes are recommended, though.
MSC Splendida restaurants
The MSC Splendida offers a variety of tasty restaurants. The cuisine is mainly Italian. The main restaurants offer dining in two sittings. You can discover the following restaurants:
La Reggia and Villa Verde (main restaurants) L'Olivo Restaurant Tex Mex Santa Fe (extra charge).
Entertainment, Sports and Relaxation
Some of the innovations on board MSC Splendida: 3D-cinema, 1,500 sqm spa, an interactive sports bar and a Tex Mex-restaurant that is open 24 hours a day. For the first time MSC will offer the La Dolce Vita concept: 100 cabins with butler service, their own reception desk, pool and solarium as well as a private entrance to the spa area.
There are many ways of spending a day on board MSC Splendida: There is a large gym, solarium as well as basketball and tennis facilities. A wide range of massages and other wellness and beauty treatments are offered in the MSC Aurea Spa. Of course, you can also play the most classical cruise game aboard: Shuffleboard.
Also some kind of sports: Dance to great music in the disco. Besides, there is a huge theatre where you can enjoy many different shows and also a casino and various bars.
You will be comfortable on board, even if you are new to cruising. MSC offers a good value for money. Watch out for special offers (especially in off-seasons). These are a great opportunity for you to enjoy a wonderful cruise at a very reasonable price.
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Cruise in one sentence
- Menu in restaurant was lacking in choice. Everything else was amazing.
- Limited choice on menu in main restaurant on some nights
- There needs to be more options on the restaurant menu. It is quite limited for choice. Everything else was amazing!
- Food choice in restaurant was limited
- Food choice was very limited in main restaurant on most nights
- Too many to talk about
- Z powodu covid trzeba było używać aplikacje w telefonie, które sprawiały problemy, szczególnie starszym osobom.
- Staff in cabin,restaurants and bars were brilliant.Couldnt do enough for us.Always service with a smile.Great service.
- The band in the main lounge as very poor We felt the ship needed more music and entertainment. The service in YC lounge was very good but again lacked music. It was very quiet. The YC restaurant was at the opposite end of the ship to the YC lounge which was inconvenient.
- staffs are so friendly but only 2 clouded restaurants available. A few entertainment for children.
- I got free upgrade to a balcony cabin. It was amazing. Cabin 12114
- WE got a free upgrade to a balcony cabin 13039. It was amazing.
- Cabin was amzing, the biggest and best we ever stayed in.
- We got a free upgrade to a balcony cabin 12096. It was amazing.
- We were upgrade free to balcony cabin 12098. Was excellent.
- Bez zastrzeżeń
- Great design and location with extra long balcony.Excellent.
- The cabin was nice quite large with a table and two chairs on the balcony. There was a bath however we prefer a cabin with just a shower as in this room it was over the bath which was OK if you were very short. Only one English TV news station which was poor.
- it was always kept cleanly and comfortable.