Msc Orchestra

33 reviews | 228° place out of 566
80.65
Details
  • Shipyard Aker Yards
  • Year 2007
  • Length 293.80 m
  • Beam 32.20 m
  • Tons 92,409 gt
  • Decks 12
  • Cabins 1275
  • Passengers 2550
  • Crew 987
  • Crew/Pax ratio 1 : 2.58
  • Currency EUR
  • Language Italian
  • Flag Panama
Description

Second ship in the Musica class, the MSC Orchestra is practically identical to its prototype, and differs only for the color tones used to decorate the passenger areas. The interior design was done by De Jorio and is very elegant as is the MSC Cruises tradition.
The distribution of the hotel public spaces is very functional. Being a panamax ship it has often been positioned in Venice, especially after the limits placed on ships docking in the lagoon. It does not have an inside swimming pool and is therefore limited to use in warmer climates.
Matteo Martinuzzi

80.65 Global rating
33 reviews
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Lenas Around The Globe M @lenasaroundtheglobe New Contributor (1) 02/06/2020 Cruises Expert Partner
97.80

Floating luxury of the Mediterranean

I liked

*luxurious design with every detail mastered to perfection *the quality of the drinks was simply E X C E P T I O N A L

I didn't like

*no indoor pool

commento

A detailed review of Msc Orchestra is published here: https://lenasaroundtheglobe.com/2019/03/01/msc-orchestra-full-review/


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (8 days)
Language
English
Period
Jul 2017
Who cruised?
Friends
Nationality
Poland

Ports of call: Genoa, Cannes, Barcelona, Ajaccio, La Spezia, Civitavecchia, Palma de Mallorca

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Freddy M @BritishCruiser Contributor (5) 24/04/2020
71.96

My first Msc Cruises experience: Msc Orchestra Review

I liked

I didn't like

commento

My first Msc cruise, on board the Msc Orchestra from/to Kiel, Germany. Really interesting itinerary and good value for money. A middle sized Italian-style cruise ship, with friendly crew, good service and nice buffet. We enjoyed this cruise even if probably Msc Cruises is not the best cruise line for couples.


Cruising area
Northern Europe, Svalbards, Greenland
Experience
Cruised (7 days)
Language
Italian
Period
May 2015
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
United Kingdom

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Gabriele B @GabrieleBassi Top Reviewer (66) 09/04/2020 Author
59.79

Mini Crociera della birra su Msc Orchestra

I liked

Ottima formula all inclusive e rapporto qualità prezzo

I didn't like

Ristoriazione, servizio al cliente

commento

Nave certo non moderna, ma dello stile che a me piace molto. Ambienti classici ma confortevoli e che mettono tutti a proprio agio. Servizio nei bar e a tavola molto approssimativo, anche se a discolpa della compagnia va detto che il tema della crociera ha sicuramente messo tutti a dura prova! Cabine pulite e confortevoli, buona esperienza complessiva.


Cruising area
Eastern Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (4 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Sep 2014
Who cruised?
Friends
Nationality
Italy

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Giacomo T @MscLover Expert Contributor (13) 06/01/2020
75.40

Mini crociera su Msc Orchestra, niente di che

I liked

Itinerario, possibilità di pochi giorni

I didn't like

Nave mantenuta male

commento

Msc Orchestra non è nuovissima, ma si è consapevoli quando la si sceglie. Il problema è che la manutenzione lascia a desiderare in parte: divani logori, ruggine sul ponte, stoviglie usurate. Come al solito invece, pulizia impeccabile, personale gentile e piacevole formula di mini crociera.


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (4 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Oct 2019
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Genova, Marsiglia, Barcellona, Ibiza

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Mario G @medusa Expert Contributor (8) 02/01/2020
85.35

Bellissima minicrociera

I liked

Nave in buone condizioni con personale affabile ed efficiente

I didn't like

Forse incomincia a sentire gli annetti, qualche problemino elettrici in cabina ma solertemente riparato da tenico capace

commento

Nave vecchiotta ma ben tenuta, personale efficientissimo, cibo ottimo con ottimo servizio.


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (4 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Sep 2019
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Genova-Marsiglia-Ibiza-Barcellona

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John J @Jide Contributor (2) 27/11/2019
96.20

Amazing

I liked

Excellent Itinary

I didn't like

Nothing, really

commento

My exeprience with this ship was amazing. Simply amazing!


Cruising area
Northern Europe, Svalbards, Greenland
Experience
Cruised (14 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Aug 2018
Who cruised?
Single
Nationality
Uruguay

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Amanda A @AmandaA Expert Contributor (10) 09/11/2019
86.40

Amazing Experience!

I liked

Nice itinerary

I didn't like

The cruise was a bit noisy

commento

My experience was thoroughly amazing and delightful. Loved how the staff was so courteous and friendly, and the cabins were super cleaned.


Cruising area
Northern Europe, Svalbards, Greenland
Experience
Cruised (14 days)
Language
English
Period
Aug 2018
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
Australia

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Kai O @kaiortel Expert Contributor (6) 15/10/2019 Cruises Expert
98.44

CRUISING ITALIAN STYLE

I liked

Many different public lounges, lots of music, wide food selection at the buffet, interesting itinerary.

I didn't like

large ship with the occasional mass processing, onboard life noisy, slow service in the main restaurant.

commento

Large and modern vessel with lots of amenities for passengers of all ages and nationalities. A true “Italian lady” with an abundance of music playing on board.


Cruising area
Northern Europe, Svalbards, Greenland
Experience
Cruised (10 days)
Language
German
Period
Jul 2019
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Germany

Ports of call: Hamburg, St. Peter Port, Cobh/Cork, Belfast, Dublin, Greenock/Glasgow, Invergordon/Inverness, Hamburg.

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Vincenzo C @Vincentcruise Reviewer (21) 10/10/2019 Cruises Expert
82.50

una bella scoperta come prima msc

I liked

tutto, è stata una bella scoperta

I didn't like

nessuno, come prima msc sono rimasto molto soddisfatto

commento

era la prima volta che facevo una msc, e dopo la brutta esperienza su costa crociere ma ottima su royal caribbean ero titubante. Invece mi sono trovato davvero molto ma molto bene


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (8 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Oct 2013
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: civitavecchia, palermo, ibiza, barcellona, marsiglia, genova

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Filomena M @Filomena Expert Contributor (6) 24/06/2019
71.10

Così Cosi...

I liked

Itinerario e servizio della cabina

I didn't like

Zone poco moderne e servizio approssimativo

commento

Crociera alle Canarie con Msc Orchestra. Devo sottolineare la pulizia maniacale della cabina e la cortesia del nostro cabinista. Altrove il personale era invece poco attento e spesso svogliato. Ai bar lunga attesa per avere qualcosa da bere, alla reception sempre lunghe code. L'itinerario è sempre bellissimo e se si considera il prezzo pagato è stata comunque una buona crociera.


Cruising area
Canaries, Azores, Cape Verde
Experience
Cruised (12 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Sep 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Genova Marsiglia Barcellona Casablanca Tenerife Funchal Malaga Civitavecchia

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Francesco M @FrancyMartino Expert Contributor (6) 15/03/2019
75.40

Nave così così

I liked

Rapporto qualità prezzo

I didn't like

Nave non moderna

commento

Il servizio non è stato male, anzi migliore di altre esperienze Msc nel Mediterraneo. La nave però, conosciute le ultime, lascia un pò a desiderare. Pulizia e gentilezza però non si discutono e per il prezzo avuto sicuramente è una crociera da valutare.


Cruising area
Northern Europe, Svalbards, Greenland
Experience
Cruised (8 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Jul 2018
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Warnemunde, Flam, Olden, Stavanger, Copenaghen

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Gilberto F @Navigator Expert Contributor (8) 21/02/2019
90.10

Caraibi, prima crociera

I liked

Ci sembrò tutto bello!

I didn't like

commento

Prima crociera, ormai 10 anni fa! Ottimo ricordo, uno stile di crociera lontano da quello di oggi, ma positivo per noi.


Cruising area
Caribbean
Experience
Cruised (7 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Feb 2009
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Fort Lauderdale, Key West, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Cayo Levantado

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Nicola D @DeLucis Expert Contributor (7) 02/02/2019
78.40

Buona crociera, da Warnemunde a Genova

I liked

Itinerario

I didn't like

Cabina piccola

commento

Una bellissima crociera di fine estate a bordo di Orchestra. L'itinerario è meraviglioso, dal Nord Europa si scende nel Mediterraneo con clima fantastico e tanti bei luoghi. Orchestra rispetto ad altre navi della flotta non è moderna e mancano tante attrazioni delle nuove navi. Ma del resto il servizio è un pò migliore e non abbiamo avuto alcun problema a bordo. Personalmente la consiglio. Soltanto la cabina, in due adulti e due bambini, è risultata veramente molto piccola.


Cruising area
Europe Positioning
Experience
Cruised (12 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Sep 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Warnemunde, Goteborg, Rotterdam, Dover, La Coruna, Lisbona, Gibiliterra, Barcellona, Genova

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Felipe G @Felipez Contributor (5) 31/01/2019
67.20

Cruzeiro curto, boa experiência

I liked

I didn't like

commento

Um pequeno feriado, muita confusão a bordo, mas lembro-o com prazer.


Cruising area
Eastern Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (3 days)
Language
Portuguese
Period
Sep 2014
Who cruised?
Friends
Nationality
Portugal

Ports of call: Veneza, Split, Kotor

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Felipe G @Felipez Contributor (5) 31/01/2019
71.10

Boa mas não excelente experiência

I liked

Limpeza e gentileza

I didn't like

Restaurantes medíocres

commento

Talvez o navio estivesse muito cheio. Nós tivemos experiências melhores com o MSC. Cabanas muito pequenas para 3 pessoas.


Cruising area
Northern Europe, Svalbards, Greenland
Experience
Cruised (14 days)
Language
Portuguese
Period
Jul 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Portugal

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Paulo G @Gomez Expert Contributor (6) 30/01/2019
75.60

Navio elegante, nós gostamos!

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I didn't like


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (8 days)
Language
Portuguese
Period
Apr 2014
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Portugal

Ports of call: Genoa, Barcelona, Casablanca, Malaga, Lisboa

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Marco G @Marco Expert Contributor (6) 23/01/2019
79.20

Ottimo ricordo

I liked

Una delle prime crociere, tutto ottimo

I didn't like

cabina estrema poppa si sente il mare

commento

Bellissimo itinerario verso Spagna e Portogallo, tutto eccellente a bordo. Mi ha fatto innamorare delle crociere


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (9 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Oct 2009
Who cruised?
Friends
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Genova, Malaga, Cadice, Lisbona, Gibilterra, Alicante, Barcellona

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Olinto B @Olinto Expert Contributor (7) 05/11/2018
78.10

Esperienza ai caraibi

I liked

Buon servizio

I didn't like

Cabina piccola

commento

Prima esperienza Msc, Orchestra allora era una grande nave. Ricordo molto positivo.


Cruising area
Caribbean
Experience
Cruised (7 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Mar 2009
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Fort Lauderdale, Cayo levantado, St. Maarten, Antigua, Nassau

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Marco T @Tanzi Expert Contributor (9) 01/11/2018
71.60

Orchestra sul Mar Nero

I liked

Nave tranquilla

I didn't like

Alcuni spazi un pò datati

commento

Itinerario bellissimo, nave non moderna ma buona e ben servita. Esperienza molto positiva


Cruising area
Black Sea
Experience
Cruised (11 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Oct 2014
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Venezia, Katakolon, instambul, Yalta, Odessa, Costanza, Gythion

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Mario D @DAmbrogio Expert Contributor (14) 22/10/2018
78.30

Primavera in crociera

I liked

Itinerario e offerta

I didn't like

commento

Orchestra non mi innamora ma ha offerto una discreta crociera a prezzo ragionevole.


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (9 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Mar 2014
Who cruised?
Friends
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Genova, Malaga, Lisbona, Casablanca, Barcellona

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Rudi S @Rudi Reviewer (20) 30/09/2018
80.90

Sehr schönes Schiff

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Eastern Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (7 days)
Language
German
Period
Aug 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Austria

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Ralf M @RalfMaier Reviewer (18) 30/09/2018
88.40

Alles Gute

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (14 days)
Language
German
Period
Aug 2018
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
Germany

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Markus L @MarkusDeutschland Reviewer (20) 30/09/2018
86.00

Sehr schönes Schiff

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (14 days)
Language
German
Period
Aug 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Germany

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Kristen M @MeyerK Reviewer (20) 30/09/2018
83.90

empfohlenes Schiff

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (14 days)
Language
German
Period
Aug 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Germany

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Hans H @HansHoff Reviewer (19) 29/09/2018
84.20

empfohlenes Schiff

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Eastern Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (12 days)
Language
German
Period
Jul 2018
Who cruised?
Friends
Nationality
Germany

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Martina F @Marty Reviewer (19) 29/09/2018
82.20

Toll!

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Eastern Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (12 days)
Language
German
Period
Aug 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Germany

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Karl W @Weber76 Reviewer (20) 29/09/2018
81.80

Prima!

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Eastern Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (7 days)
Language
German
Period
Jun 2018
Who cruised?
Single
Nationality
Germany

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Claudia M @ClaudiaoftheSeas Reviewer (20) 29/09/2018
90.20

Toll!

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Eastern Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (14 days)
Language
German
Period
Jul 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Germany

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Peter W @Wagner Reviewer (19) 28/09/2018
82.60

Sehr schönes Schiff

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (12 days)
Language
German
Period
Aug 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Switzerland

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Johannes S @Johannes Reviewer (18) 27/09/2018
84.70

Sehr schönes Schiff

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I didn't like


Cruising area
Western Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (7 days)
Language
German
Period
Aug 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Liechtenstein

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Andreas S @AndreaSchmitd Reviewer (16) 26/09/2018
85.00

Very nice ship

I liked

I didn't like


Cruising area
Eastern Mediterranean
Experience
Cruised (12 days)
Language
English
Period
Jun 2018
Who cruised?
Single
Nationality
Germany

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Bruno D @Braun Contributor (5) 03/09/2018
75.00

Br1

I liked

Cordialità personale di bordo Spettacoli teatrali, pulizia

I didn't like

Arredamenti datati

commento

Nave datata che necessita di riammodernamento degli arredi delle cabine


Cruising area
Canaries, Azores, Cape Verde
Experience
Cruised (12 days)
Language
Italian
Period
Jan 2018
Who cruised?
Couple
Nationality
Italy

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Ilaria G @Samila Reviewer (17) 27/08/2018 Collaborator
66.70

Orchestra

I liked

L itinerario e il rapporto prezzo/crociera

I didn't like

Mancanza di comunicazione tra le varie funzioni relativamente a necessità speciale passeggero con disabilità motorie


Cruising area
Northern Europe, Svalbards, Greenland
Experience
Cruised (11 days)
Language
Italian
Period
May 2018
Who cruised?
Family
Nationality
Italy

Ports of call: Barcellona, Lisbona, Vigo, Cherbourg, Copenaghen, Warnemunde

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