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MSC Preziosa - Comprehensive Yacht Club Review

Solent Richard

By Solent Richard , March 26, 2020 in MSC Cruises

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Solent Richard

Three weeks ago my wife disembarked from our first MSC cruise, 14 nights Yacht Club onboard MSC Preziosa around the Caribbean.

I have now written what I consider a full, frank and comprehensive review on our experience. Here is the link...

https://solentrichardscruiseblog.com/2020/03/25/msc-preziosa-yacht-club-experience/

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I'd be delighted to answer any questions.

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Thanks Richard and Barbara. Very comprehensive and useful.

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WOW!!  Great review.  Very thorough and insightful.  Loved all the pictures. We were to do YC Prezioza this June but, had to cancel until next year. Still looking forward to doing our cruise. Now, we are more excited for next year.  Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review.

1 hour ago, phissy said: WOW!!  Great review.  Very thorough and insightful.  Loved all the pictures. We were to do YC Prezioza this June but, had to cancel until next year. Still looking forward to doing our cruise. Now, we are more excited for next year.  Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review.

So pleased I could give you a glimpse of 'the light at the end of the tunnel'.

Skier52

48 minutes ago, Solent Richard said:   Good morning Pete (as in Skier).   Long time no speak and hope you are well.   Now for the confession. It was your review, all those years ago, that gave me the original inspiration and idea to take my wife to Guadeloupe: I'd filed it in the memory bank.   Had you not appeared here I would have asked Wansbrough to pass on the link and thank you.   And as you probably noted from my review, we've already booked another MSC cruise.   Keep safe.   Richard      

That's an endorsement for MSC if ever I saw one.

it is heartening to see and  partly makes up for all the bashing i got on C.dot for flag waving for MSC .

CGTNORMANDIE

Wonderful review...wished I was there. 😀

On 3/27/2020 at 9:02 AM, Skier52 said:   That's an endorsement for MSC if ever I saw one.   it is heartening to see and  partly makes up for all the bashing i got on C.dot for flag waving for MSC . Pete

A yacht Club experience would have been out of their depths Pete.

Thank you so much for your wonderful review.  Feeling kind of low these days, what a pleasure it was.  I shared it with my husband and he also enjoyed it.

We have our first Yacht Club experience coming up in October and are looking forward.  Thanks again!

Hi Solent Richard........read your review with interest as we were aboard the Preziosa a month before you , 21st January.  Our reflections were somewhat different although I would agree that  Marie-Pierre and Summit were excellent, they were our butler and restaurant waiter as well.  We were fortunate to stay in 15031 just up the corridor from you, next time try to get one of these large square cabins as they are 50% bigger than the one you had, we even had a sun lounger on the balcony as it is so much bigger.

I would double check that your Virgin flight from Gatwick to Barbados was a charter.  Our MSC / Virgin Flight was a Scheduled flight (VS029/VS30) as MSC this year were taking a block of seats not the full allocation.  It is important as you will be able to claim Virgin Flying Club Air miles which we did, Premier gave us 8432 air miles (worth about £125).

We cruised Preziosa last year as well and the difference was astonishing, for the worse. The quality of the meat in La Palmeriae was extremely poor and like yourselves we dined in Butcher's Cut where the meat was superb but boy-o-boy did we all suffer in the YC restaurant, even 'Summit' advised us not to have many dishes as the complaints were endless.  

The Gazebo you mentioned was erected due to the complaint about the food on offer at the One Pool during our cruise. You benefited from the change of YC Directors, the new YC who change midway though our cruise (Thierry Fnu) made many changes which improved the situation.  The problem is you don't know which YC Director you are going to get, some are a disgrace to MSC.  

We also booked for Yacht Club 2021 and have subsequently cancelled, just not worth the money anymore.  

Cool Cruiser

Just thought I would add some feedback from our recent cruise.

My better half and I were on the cruise following Solent Richard, 3rd – 17th March in the YC. Flew VS29 ex-Gatwick – I will agree with Mickey89 that the flight is part MSC booked, but not completely as I noted several Virgin Holidays tags on baggage. We were heat tested before we entered the terminal at Barbados airport. No issue, quick and first of several such tests during the next fortnight.

Our view of the cruise was it was overall fantastic and we would both book it again in a flash. The itinerary leapt out of the page when we spotted it over a year in advance; so nice to see smaller islands and not the run of the mill ex-Miami mainstream ports.

We sailed Divina in YC in 2018 (Med 7 day cruise) and felt that the YC restaurant on Preziosa exceeded comfortably that we experienced on Divina. Sumit was out waiter too and a credit to MSC. Food taste is subjective, but when I read Mickey89's feedback I thought I was on the wrong ship. Maybe the change in TC Director impacted the food standard too, as it was pretty faultless.

We have travelled quite often in the Haven and our experience on Divina clearly awarded the restaurant medal to NCL, but on Preziosa we felt it was materially improved and at least equivalent to Haven, but with a far better choice as each day offers a new selection. Preziosa also offered three “everyday” options not listed including spaghetti bolognaise and filet.

One Pool chef always had a gazebo erected. We always breakfasted either at One Pool or TSL, never the restaurant. Lunch was normally at One Pool when not ashore. Always a good choice and always chef specials.

We too are Death in Paradise fans and took a tour with Merva, as mentioned by Richard in his report. An excellent day and one of our favourite private tour experiences without a doubt.

St, Kitts, Dominica, St. Vincent (Bequia) and St. Maarten we really enjoyed too.

The cruise had no Italians on board when we joined (some 550 would typically have been on board), but MSC had already reacted to the CORid-19 outbreak it seems. The first 11 days went as planned, but on the second weekend both Martinique and Guadeloupe only permitted disembarking guests to leave the ship at the end of their cruises. No new guest’s joined that second weekend. Transit guests were not permitted to leave the ship. Each day there were less remaining guests St. Lucia was cancelled and we had a slow sail to Barbados sea day on the last Monday. We have no issue with this, what else can MSC/ports do in such circumstances. My only issue would be the lack of communication from the captain – being more familiar with NCL we are used to daily dialogue from the captain, even in normal circumstances. It was notable the captain never delivered such daily updates, either during the normal phase of the cruise nor during the latter agenda impacted phase. Strange.

As I stated above we would rebook the YC without a doubt – we would book the same cruise again and same ship. The YC versus Haven is an interesting debate often seen on CC; we like both and both have pro’s and con’s we feel. I like the TSL, my wife less so; we both like the One Pool bar/eating area; Haven has more room options and is more family focussed (family suites), but generally is a lot more expensive; champagne included in the YC is a nice bonus. First world problem, but both being nice to experience.

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On 3/30/2020 at 4:34 PM, mickey89 said: Hi Solent Richard........read your review with interest as we were aboard the Preziosa a month before you , 21st January.  Our reflections were somewhat different although I would agree that  Marie-Pierre and Summit were excellent, they were our butler and restaurant waiter as well.  We were fortunate to stay in 15031 just up the corridor from you, next time try to get one of these large square cabins as they are 50% bigger than the one you had, we even had a sun lounger on the balcony as it is so much bigger. I would double check that your Virgin flight from Gatwick to Barbados was a charter.  Our MSC / Virgin Flight was a Scheduled flight (VS029/VS30) as MSC this year were taking a block of seats not the full allocation.  It is important as you will be able to claim Virgin Flying Club Air miles which we did, Premier gave us 8432 air miles (worth about £125).   We cruised Preziosa last year as well and the difference was astonishing, for the worse. The quality of the meat in La Palmeriae was extremely poor and like yourselves we dined in Butcher's Cut where the meat was superb but boy-o-boy did we all suffer in the YC restaurant, even 'Summit' advised us not to have many dishes as the complaints were endless.     The Gazebo you mentioned was erected due to the complaint about the food on offer at the One Pool during our cruise. You benefited from the change of YC Directors, the new YC who change midway though our cruise (Thierry Fnu) made many changes which improved the situation.  The problem is you don't know which YC Director you are going to get, some are a disgrace to MSC.     We also booked for Yacht Club 2021 and have subsequently cancelled, just not worth the money anymore.  

Thanks for your input Mickey. Much appreciated.

I hear what you say about Thierry Fun, the YC Director, I got on with him like a house on fire.

On 3/31/2020 at 6:00 PM, Had01 said: Just thought I would add some feedback from our recent cruise.   My better half and I were on the cruise following Solent Richard, 3rd – 17th March in the YC. Flew VS29 ex-Gatwick – I will agree with Mickey89 that the flight is part MSC booked, but not completely as I noted several Virgin Holidays tags on baggage. We were heat tested before we entered the terminal at Barbados airport. No issue, quick and first of several such tests during the next fortnight. Our view of the cruise was it was overall fantastic and we would both book it again in a flash. The itinerary leapt out of the page when we spotted it over a year in advance; so nice to see smaller islands and not the run of the mill ex-Miami mainstream ports. We sailed Divina in YC in 2018 (Med 7 day cruise) and felt that the YC restaurant on Preziosa exceeded comfortably that we experienced on Divina. Sumit was out waiter too and a credit to MSC. Food taste is subjective, but when I read Mickey89's feedback I thought I was on the wrong ship. Maybe the change in TC Director impacted the food standard too, as it was pretty faultless. We have travelled quite often in the Haven and our experience on Divina clearly awarded the restaurant medal to NCL, but on Preziosa we felt it was materially improved and at least equivalent to Haven, but with a far better choice as each day offers a new selection. Preziosa also offered three “everyday” options not listed including spaghetti bolognaise and filet. One Pool chef always had a gazebo erected. We always breakfasted either at One Pool or TSL, never the restaurant. Lunch was normally at One Pool when not ashore. Always a good choice and always chef specials. We too are Death in Paradise fans and took a tour with Merva, as mentioned by Richard in his report. An excellent day and one of our favourite private tour experiences without a doubt. St, Kitts, Dominica, St. Vincent (Bequia) and St. Maarten we really enjoyed too. The cruise had no Italians on board when we joined (some 550 would typically have been on board), but MSC had already reacted to the CORid-19 outbreak it seems. The first 11 days went as planned, but on the second weekend both Martinique and Guadeloupe only permitted disembarking guests to leave the ship at the end of their cruises. No new guest’s joined that second weekend. Transit guests were not permitted to leave the ship. Each day there were less remaining guests St. Lucia was cancelled and we had a slow sail to Barbados sea day on the last Monday. We have no issue with this, what else can MSC/ports do in such circumstances. My only issue would be the lack of communication from the captain – being more familiar with NCL we are used to daily dialogue from the captain, even in normal circumstances. It was notable the captain never delivered such daily updates, either during the normal phase of the cruise nor during the latter agenda impacted phase. Strange. As I stated above we would rebook the YC without a doubt – we would book the same cruise again and same ship. The YC versus Haven is an interesting debate often seen on CC; we like both and both have pro’s and con’s we feel. I like the TSL, my wife less so; we both like the One Pool bar/eating area; Haven has more room options and is more family focussed (family suites), but generally is a lot more expensive; champagne included in the YC is a nice bonus. First world problem, but both being nice to experience. Stay safe.

Good afternoon HAD.

Humble apologies for not responding sooner and many thanks for your comprehensive addendum: it made very interesting reading, particularly the comparison with NCL's Haven.

Up till this cruise we were ardent Cunard Grills fans and while I'd never abandon them entirely we thoroughly enjoyed our 'Maiden' MSC. The real advantage for us is the wider itineraries on offer with MSC.

So pleased you gave Mirva some business and I trust you enjoyed Sainte Honore as much as we did: You'll never believe the 'brownie' points I received from my wife.

Funnily enough we were due to fly to Split this morning to join an Emerald Waterways cruise along the Dalmatian Coast. Just so pleased we made the full Preziosa when we did.

Take care and thanks again for your input. 

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[family & kids].

From the splash-filled fun and games of the Doremi Castle kids ’ aqua park and the high-speed thrill of Vertigo, one of the longest water slides on the seas, to the teens only disco and video arcade, there’s a world of enjoyment for children of all ages.

MSC Preziosa, Doremi Castle | MSC Cruises

MSC Yacht Club

The most discerning guests may opt for the secluded luxury of the MSC Yacht Club , a “ship within a ship” consisting of exclusive suites, butler service, and dedicated facilities like a panoramic bar, à la carte restaurant and private pool and sun deck.

MSC Preziosa, Yacht Club | MSC Cruises

MSC Aurea Spa

The award-winning MSC Aurea Spa is a haven of peace and pampering on board, offering beauty and wellness treatments to melt the tension away. The solarium provides an open-air alternative, for complete relaxation while you soak up the sun.

MSC Preziosa, Aurea SPA | MSC Cruises

stateroomS & SUITES

MSC Preziosa, Family | MSC Cruises

  • Surface approx 14-19, balcony approx 3-12 sqm
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Bathroom with shower or bathtub, vanity area with hairdryer
  • Comfortable double or single beds (on request)
  • Interactive TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar

Choose the cabin type that best suits you:

  • Balcony Aurea (best ship positions, surface approx 18 sqm, deck 11 )
  • Premium Balcony (surface approx 18 sqm, deck 8-13* )
  • Junior Balcony (surface approx 14 sqm, deck 9-13 )
  • Deluxe Balcony with partial view (surface approx 18-19 sqm, deck 8-13 )

*Some cabins have metal balustrade or half glass half metal balustrade

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Size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same cabin category)

MSC Preziosa, Outside Cabin | MSC Cruises

  • Surface approx 12-20 sqm
  • Window with sea view
  • Relaxing armchair
  • Bathroom with shower, vanity area with hairdryer
  • Premium Ocean View (surface approx 20 sqm, deck 5 )
  • Deluxe Ocean View (surface approx 17 sqm, deck 8-13 )
  • Junior Ocean View (surface approx 12 sqm, deck 8 )

Size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same cabin category )

MSC Preziosa, Interior | MSC Cruises

  • Surface approx 13-16 sqm, deck 5-13
  • Bathroom with shower, vanity area and hairdryer
  • TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar
  • Deluxe Interior (surface approx 16 sqm, deck 5-13 )
  • Junior Interior (surface approx 13, deck 8-13 )

ENTERTAINMENT

MSC Preziosa, Platinum Theatre | MSC Cruises

Platinum Theatre

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Millenium Star Casino

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Virtual World

MSC Preziosa, Sports Bowling Diner | MSC Cruises

Sports Bowling and Dinner

Restaurants & Buffet

MSC Preziosa, La Locanda | MSC Cruises

Le Palmeraie

MSC Preziosa, Le Palmeraie | MSC Cruises

L'Arabesque Panoramic Restaurant

MSC Preziosa, Arabesque | MSC Cruises

Ristorante Italia

MSC Preziosa, Ristorante Italia | MSC Cruises

The Golden Lobster

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Phoenician Plaza

MSC Preziosa, Phoenician Plaza | MSC Cruises

Bars & Lounges

MSC Preziosa, Safari Lounge| MSC Cruises

Safari Lounge

MSC Preziosa, Preziosa Bar | MSC Cruises

Preziosa Bar

MSC Preziosa, Diamond Bar and Library | MSC Cruises

Diamond Bar and Library

MSC Preziosa, Il Cappuccino | MSC Cruises

Il Cappuccino

MSC Preziosa, The Green Sax | MSC Cruises

The Green Sax Jazz Bar

MSC Preziosa, El Dorado | MSC Cruises

El Dorado Piano Bar

MSC Preziosa, Galaxy Lounge | MSC Cruises

Galaxy Lounge

MSC Preziosa, Top Sail Lounge | MSC Cruises

Top Sail Lounge

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  • 6. Diamante
  • 10. Tormalina
  • 13. Ametista
  • 14. Smeraldo
  • 15. Cristallo
  • 16. Acquamarina
  • 18. Topazio
  • Junior Interior
  • Deluxe Interior
  • Junior Ocean View
  • Deluxe Ocean View
  • Premium Ocean View
  • Deluxe Balcony with Partial View
  • Junior Balcony
  • Premium Balcony
  • Deluxe Balcony Aurea
  • Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window°
  • Premium Suite Aurea with sealed window°
  • Premium Suite Aurea with terrace and whirlpool
  • Grand Suite Aurea with terrace and whirlpool
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  • MSC Yacht Club Grand Suite
  • MSC Yacht Club Executive & Family Suite
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B:  Cabin with bathtub ° Sealed panoramic window. • All cabins have one double bed convertible to two single beds. • 3rd bed available in all categories except for Junior Interior, Junior Ocean View, Junior Balcony, Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window . • 4th bed available in all categories except for Junior Interior, Junior Ocean View, Junior Balcony, Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window and MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite.

• Our ships offer the possibility of combining 2 or 3 connecting cabins based on the ship class. Call our Contact Center to choose the best accommodation for you. Ship configuration, data and descriptions may be subject to change depending on the season and on the destination and must be verified at the time of booking.

  • Gross tonnage: 139,072 tons
  • Number of passengers: 4345
  • Crew members: About 1.388
  • Number of staterooms: 1.751, incl. 45 for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility
  • Length/Beam/Height: 333,30 m / 37,92 m post panamax / 67,69 m
  • Maximum speed: 24.21 knots

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Family & kids.

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MSC Yacht Club

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MSC Aurea Spa

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CABINS & SUITES

Entertainment, restaurants & buffet, butcher's cut.

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Le Palmeraie

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L'Arabesque Panoramic Restaurant

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The Golden Lobster

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Galaxy Kaito

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Bars & Lounges

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Safari Lounge

MSC Preziosa, Preziosa Bar | MSC Cruises

Preziosa Bar

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Diamond Bar and Library

MSC Preziosa, Il Cappuccino | MSC Cruises

Il Cappuccino

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The Green Sax Jazz Bar

MSC Preziosa, El Dorado | MSC Cruises

El Dorado Piano Bar

MSC Preziosa, Galaxy Lounge | MSC Cruises

Galaxy Lounge

MSC Preziosa, Top Sail Lounge | MSC Cruises

Top Sail Lounge

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Turquoise Bar

Turquoise Bar | MSC Preziosa

Aurea SPA Bar

Aurea SPA Bar | MSC Preziosa

Phoenician Plaza

Phoenician Plaza | MSC Preziosa

Millennium Star Casino

Millennium Casino| MSC Preziosa

La Playa Preciosa

La Playa Preciosa| MSC Preziosa

The One Bar

The One Bar | MSC Preziosa

  • 6. Diamante
  • 10. Tormalina
  • 13. Ametista
  • 14. Smeraldo
  • 15. Cristallo
  • 16. Acquamarina
  • 18. Topazio
  • Junior Interior
  • Deluxe Interior
  • Junior Ocean View
  • Deluxe Ocean View
  • Premium Ocean View
  • Deluxe Balcony with Partial View
  • Junior Balcony
  • Premium Balcony
  • Deluxe Balcony Aurea
  • Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window°
  • Premium Suite Aurea with sealed window°
  • Premium Suite Aurea with terrace and whirlpool
  • Grand Suite Aurea with terrace and whirlpool
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MSC Preziosa Yacht Club Video Tour & Review. Unique ship within a ship experience.

by Gary Bembridge · April 2, 2013

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Yacht Club “Members Only”

This article is a review, with video tour, of the MSC Cruise Yacht Club ship-within-a-ship concept.

It is available on all MSC Cruise “Fantasia” class ships ( MSC Fantasia, MSC Splendida, MSC Divina and the MSC Preziosa). This article is based on my experience of travelling on the MSC Preziosa, the newest of these ships. It was launched in March 2013.

The MSC Yacht Club is for travellers that want the amenities and entertainment that the new mega cruise ships offer, but dread busy decks and the hustle and bustle that comes with it. It offers a stylish, calmer and more pampered existence hidden away as a retreat within their large and busy cruise ships. It means that when you have had enough of the big shows, the noisy casino or loud bars, you can withdraw into the quiet sanctuary of your suite, visit the quiet lounge or lounge around the exclusive pool and hot tubs.

This spin on the premium suite offering on cruise ships is not something that other cruise lines that I have travelled on offer. Even Cunard, whose roots are in class based ocean travel, do not have a fully dedicated section of the ship for their premium Queens and Princess Grill offer. Their premium suites are dotted around the ship, as are the few limited lounges and deck spaces.

The closest land based experience I have had is in Las Vegas where we stay at the Four Seasons when visiting. Similar to MSC Cruises Yacht Club, the Four Seasons is a hotel hidden on the top floors of Manadalay Bay Hotel with dedicated reception, quiet pool and spaces. Step through a discrete door and you can access the hectic Mandalay Bay casino, wave pools and party bars.

Access to the Yacht Club is controlled by your room key.

Located on Decks 15, 16 and 18, there are over 60 suites in the Yacht Club, with most being like this Deluxe stateroom. Larger family and royal suites are available too. All have 24 hour butler access.

The hub of the Yacht Club is this 24 hour Concierge office. The Concierge will handle all your billing, bookings and queries without you having to line up in the busy 5th floor reception. This circular room features this grand sweeping gold Swaroski Crystal Staircase with over 800 crystals.

The Top Sail lounge is a key retreat and meeting place for Yacht Club guests. This massive room overlooks the bow of the ship, has plenty of seats and is open 24 hours for complimentary breakfast, all day snacks, and even traditional afternoon tea. It serves great coffee and fabulous evening cocktails.

Up on Deck 18 is The One Pool. This is an exclusive area to escape the more boisterous pools and busy public sunbathing decks on-board. There is a covered plunge pool, 2 large hot tubs, plenty of recliners to soak up the sun and a shaded bar to sit with new friends and share moments and experiences.

There is a handy direct elevator access from the Yacht Club down into the massive Aurea Spa and gym.

La Palmeraire is the Yacht Club restaurant, and is my favourite restaurant on the ship. This stylish venue is located at the rear of the ship, so you have to leave the cocoon of the Yacht Club to enjoy it. But the food, the service and style makes it well worth it.

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Staterooms number:2
Cabin size:400 ft2 / 37 m2
Balcony size:170 ft2 / 16 m2
Location (on decks):forward on deck 16-Acquamarina
Type (categories):(YC3) MSC Yacht Club Royal Suite with Wraparound Balcony

MSC Yacht Club Executive Suite|Family Suite with Windows

Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:3
Cabin size:355-380 ft2 / 33-35 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):forward on deck 12-Opale
Type (categories):(YC2) MSC Yacht Club Executive and Family Suite with Panoramic Windows

MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite

Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:62
Cabin size:235-285 ft2 / 22-26 m2
Balcony size:60 ft2 / 6 m2
Location (on decks):forward on decks 15-Cristallo, 16-Acquamarina
Type (categories):(YC1, YH1-Accessible) MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite

Grand Suite Aurea with Angle Balcony

Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:6
Cabin size:235-385 ft2 / 22-36 m2
Balcony size:35-60 ft2 / 3-6 m2
Location (on decks):forward on decks 9-Agata, 10-Tormalina, 11-Giada
Type (categories):(SX) Grand Suite Aurea with Angle Balcony

Premium Suite Aurea with Window

Max passengers:3
Staterooms number:22
Cabin size:220-310 ft2 / 20-29 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):bow-facing/forward on decks 9-Agata, 10-Tormalina, 11-Giada
Type (categories):(SLX) Premium Suite Aurea with Sealed Window

SuperFamily Balcony Cabin

Max passengers:6
Staterooms number:
Cabin size:300-400 ft2 / 28-37 m2 (2 connecting cabins)
Balcony size:80 ft2 / 8 m2 (2 connecting balconies)
Location (on decks):9-Agata, 10-Tormalina, 11-Giada, 12-Opale, 13-Ametista
Type (categories):(FLA) Super Family Fantastica Balcony / modular connected rooms and balconies

Category FLA "Super Family Fantastica Balcony" staterooms are two connecting cabins, which means 2 bathrooms and 2 verandas.

Balcony Cabin

Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:1133
Cabin size:150-200 ft2 / 14-18 m2
Balcony size:35 ft2 / 3 m2
Location (on decks):8-Onice, 9-Agata, 10-Tormalina, 11-Giada, 12-Opale (Spa), 13-Ametista (Spa)
Type (categories):(BP-Deluxe with Partial View, BL1-BL2-BL3-Premium, BA-Aurea, BM1-BM2-Junior Suite, SBG-Guaranteed, BW-Wellness Spa) Balcony Staterooms

Oceanview Cabin

Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:116
Cabin size:130-185-220 ft2 / 12-17-20 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):5-Corallo, 8-Onice, 13-Ametista (Spa)
Type (categories):(OL1-OL2-OL3-Premium Ocean View, OR2-Deluxe Ocean View, OM2-Junior Suite Ocean View, OW-Wellness Spa) Outside Staterooms

Interior Cabin

Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:405
Cabin size:140-170 ft2 / 13-16 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):5-Corallo, 8-Onice, 9-Agata, 10-Tormalina, 11-Giada, 12-Opale, 13-Ametista (Spa)
Type (categories):(IM1-IM2-Junior Suite Interior, IR1-IR2-Deluxe Interior, IW-Wellness Spa) Inside Staterooms

Handicap|Wheelchair-Accessible Cabins

Max passengers:2
Staterooms number:45
Cabin size:YC1 (420 ft2 / 39 m2), B1-B2 (340-450 ft2 / 32-42 m2), O1 (310 ft2 / 29 m2), I1-I2 (260 ft2 / 24 m2)
Balcony size:included
Location (on decks):5-Corallo, 8-Onice, 9-Agata, 10-Tormalina, 11-Giada, 12-Opale, 16-Acquamarina
Type (categories):(H) I1-Bella Inside, I2-Fantastica Inside, O1-Bella Oceanview, B1-Bella Balcony, B2-Fantastica Balcony, YC1-Yacht Club Suite / modified accessible staterooms

Follows the complete list of MSC Preziosa cabins for disabled passengers. They are listed as type and categories, with cabin numbers in brackets:

  • I1-Bella Inside rooms: 8003, 8004, 8068, 8176, 8242, 9068, 9244, 10172
  • I2-Fantastica Inside rooms: 10054, 10238, 11246, 12058, 12242
  • O1-Bella Oceanview rooms: 5073, 5075
  • B1-Bella Balcony rooms: 8266, 8271, 9211, 9213, 9214, 9216
  • B2-Fantastica Balcony rooms: 9135, 9136, 9137, 9138, 10128, 10130, 10143, 10145, 10206, 10208, 10221, 10223, 11132, 11134, 11167, 11169, 11212, 11214, 12126, 12128, 12151, 12153
  • YC1-Yacht Club Suites: 16005, 16006

Each of the handicapped staterooms features: larger size (compared to the non-accessible counterpart), wider doors (width 35 inches / 0,9 m, sitting-level keycard slot), wider turning spaces (5 ft / 1,5 m), ramped thresholds, beds with open bed frames, lowered vanity in the sitting area, amplified phones, captioned TVs, wider bathrooms (door width 35 inches / 0,9 m, roll-in shower, fold-down shower bench, grab rails, lower sinks and closet rods, raised toilets, hand-held shower head, seat height from the floor 0,4 m).

All ADA cabins also feature a convenient location near the elevators.

The ship’s gangways are all wide enough for most types of wheelchairs and disability scooters.

All decks provide elevator access.

All passenger lifts have visual, audio and Braille deck indicators.

During an emergency, dedicated crew personnel helps all disabled guests (also those with reduced mobility) to board the ship's lifeboats.

MSC Preziosa cabins review

MSC Preziosa cruise ship has a total of 1751 staterooms, including 134x Suites, 1133x Balcony, 116x Oceanview, 405x Inside. Most staterooms are Balcony (sized 190 ft2 / 18 m2), with cabin balconies sized 40 ft2 / 4 m2. The largest accommodations are the Yacht Club Royal Suites (400 ft2 / 37 m2, with wraparound terrace sized 170 ft2 / 16 m2).

The number of cabin categories is 16 (including SBG-Guaranteed Balcony).

Follows the review of MSC Preziosa staterooms as amenities, furniture and included (complimentary) services:

All passenger cabins as amenities offer twin beds (singles convertible to king, or double upon request), leather headboard, bedside tables and wall lamps, pillow menu, smart HDTV (infotainment system allowing Internet, bookings from the cabin, also itinerary/ports of call and tours/excursions information, movies on demand, live webcam views), direct-dial phone (onboard connections only), electronic safe box and lifejackets (in the closet), hairdryer, mini-bar/fridge, closet/wardrobe, sitting/lounge area (mirrored vanity table, chairs), en-suite bathroom (WC, sink, shower), individual air-conditioning (thermostat controlled), Wi-Fi Internet access.

  • MSC "BELLA cabins" are categories I1-Inside, O1-Oceanview, and B1-Balcony.
  • MSC "FANTASTICA cabins" are categories I2-Inside, O2-Oceanview, and B2-Balcony. "Fantastica" accommodations as amenities also include 24-hour room service, 50% MSC cruise discount on fitness classes, special kids activities, free in-room dining (breakfast), priority dinner sitting.
  • MSC "AUREA cabins" are category B3-Balcony, and additionally to the "Fantastica" amenities, also offer complimentary: Aurea Spa package, Thermal Area unlimited access, 60-min massage PP (max 2 per cabin), 20-min Solarium usage, welcome cocktail party, plus priority services (check-in, embarkation, tendering), bathrobes, slippers, luxury spa products, 24-hour unlimited drinks (specialty coffee, wine and beer, cocktails, soft beverages, gelato ice cream).
  • MSC Yacht Club Suites enjoy all the "Aurea" amenities, plus: exclusive Suite lounge and restaurant access, exclusive sun deck and pool access (on Sun Deck 18, inclusive of bar service, free snacks, hot tubs), complimentary 24-hour butler/concierge service (dinner reservations, packing/unpacking, shopping).

Interconnecting "cluster cabins" are specifically designed for large families and family group travel. This new concept allows up to 3 cruise staterooms to be linked together and opened up. Preziosa ship's family cabins are in category SUPER-FAMILY (max occupancy 6 passengers, 2 connecting rooms, 2 baths/1 bathtub, 2 balconies).

The new SP3 category "Window Suite" cabins feature bow location (forward on decks 9-10-11), floor-ceiling slanted windows (non-opening), sitting area (with double bed and double sofabed), walk-in closet, bathroom with bathtub.

All Balcony cabins are with floor-ceiling glass doors opening to a step-out veranda with lounge furniture (2 deckchairs, 1 round table).

MSC Yacht Club Suites (categories YC3-Royal, YC2-Executive/Family, YC1-Deluxe) have a master bedroom, walk-in closet, marble bathroom (bathtub/shower), living room (double sofa, armchairs, TV, Nintendo gaming console. Some of the MSC Yacht Club suites are with floor-ceiling windows instead of balconies. Some YC1-Deluxe Suites are with obstructed view (due to lifeboats).

S3-Aurea Suites (Spa Suites) have bathrooms with bathtub/shower. Some of them are with windows instead of balconies, and some are with an obstructed view.

MSC Preziosa cabin and suite plans are property of MSC Cruises . All floor plans are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.

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Itineraries.

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MAin Features

Family & kids.

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CABINS & SUITES

MSC Preziosa, Family | MSC Cruises

  • Surface approx 14-19, balcony approx 3-12 sqm
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Bathroom with shower or bathtub, vanity area with hairdryer
  • Comfortable double or single beds (on request)
  • Interactive TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar

Choose the cabin type that best suits you:

  • Balcony Aurea (best ship positions, surface approx 18 sqm, deck 11 )
  • Premium Balcony (surface approx 18 sqm, deck 8-13* )
  • Junior Balcony (surface approx 14 sqm, deck 9-13 )
  • Deluxe Balcony with partial view (surface approx 18-19 sqm, deck 8-13 )

*Some cabins have metal balustrade or half glass half metal balustrade

The image is representative only

Size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same cabin category)

MSC Preziosa, Outside Cabin | MSC Cruises

  • Surface approx 12-20 sqm
  • Window with sea view
  • Relaxing armchair
  • Bathroom with shower, vanity area with hairdryer
  • Premium Ocean View (surface approx 20 sqm, deck 5 )
  • Deluxe Ocean View (surface approx 17 sqm, deck 8-13 )
  • Junior Ocean View (surface approx 12 sqm, deck 8 )

Size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same cabin category )

MSC Preziosa, Interior | MSC Cruises

  • Surface approx 13-16 sqm, deck 5-13
  • Bathroom with shower, vanity area and hairdryer
  • TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar
  • Deluxe Interior (surface approx 16 sqm, deck 5-13 )
  • Junior Interior (surface approx 13, deck 8-13 )

ENTERTAINMENT

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Restaurants & Buffet

Butcher's cut.

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Le Palmeraie

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L'Arabesque Panoramic Restaurant

MSC Preziosa, Arabesque | MSC Cruises

The Golden Lobster

MSC Preziosa, Golden Lobster | MSC Cruises

Galaxy Kaito

Galaxy Kaito | MSC Cruises

Bars & Lounges

MSC Preziosa, Safari Lounge| MSC Cruises

Safari Lounge

MSC Preziosa, Preziosa Bar | MSC Cruises

Preziosa Bar

MSC Preziosa, Diamond Bar and Library | MSC Cruises

Diamond Bar and Library

MSC Preziosa, Il Cappuccino | MSC Cruises

Il Cappuccino

MSC Preziosa, The Green Sax | MSC Cruises

The Green Sax Jazz Bar

MSC Preziosa, El Dorado | MSC Cruises

El Dorado Piano Bar

MSC Preziosa, Galaxy Lounge | MSC Cruises

Galaxy Lounge

MSC Preziosa, Top Sail Lounge | MSC Cruises

Top Sail Lounge

  • 6. Diamante
  • 10. Tormalina
  • 13. Ametista
  • 14. Smeraldo
  • 15. Cristallo
  • 16. Acquamarina
  • 18. Topazio
  • Junior Interior
  • Deluxe Interior
  • Junior Ocean View
  • Deluxe Ocean View
  • Premium Ocean View
  • Deluxe Balcony with Partial View
  • Junior Balcony
  • Premium Balcony
  • Deluxe Balcony Aurea
  • Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window°
  • Premium Suite Aurea with sealed window°
  • Premium Suite Aurea with terrace and whirlpool
  • Grand Suite Aurea with terrace and whirlpool
  • MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite
  • MSC Yacht Club Grand Suite
  • MSC Yacht Club Executive & Family Suite
  • MSC Yacht Club Royal Suite

MSC Cruises sofa bed

B:  Cabin with bathtub ° Sealed panoramic window. • All cabins have one double bed convertible to two single beds. • 3rd bed available in all categories except for Junior Interior, Junior Ocean View, Junior Balcony, Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window . • 4th bed available in all categories except for Junior Interior, Junior Ocean View, Junior Balcony, Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window and MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite.

• Our ships offer the possibility of combining 2 or 3 connecting cabins based on the ship class. Call our Contact Center to choose the best accommodation for you. Ship configuration, data and descriptions may be subject to change depending on the season and on the destination and must be verified at the time of booking.

  • Gross tonnage: 139,072 tons
  • Number of passengers: 4345
  • Crew members: About 1.388
  • Number of staterooms: 1.751, incl. 45 for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility
  • Length/Beam/Height: 333,30 m / 37,92 m post panamax / 67,69 m
  • Maximum speed: 24.21 knots

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STATEROOMS & SUITES

MSC Preziosa offers a superb choice of elegant accommodations. F rom interior and balcony staterooms to staterooms for families and luxurious suites.

  • Comfortable king bed that can be converted into two single beds on request
  • Balcony with dining table
  • Separate living area and dining room
  • Walk-in closet
  • Bathroom with bathtub and shower, vanity area and hairdryer
  • Interactive TV, telephone, safe and minibar
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi 
  • Approx. 388 ft 2 with a balcony that is approx. 172 ft 2
  • Located on deck 16 Discover a world of privileges with MSC Yacht Club The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Panoramic sealed window
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Spacious closet
  • Bathroom with bathtub or shower, vanity area and hairdryer
  • Approx. 431 - 549 ft 2  
  • Located on deck 12 Discover a world of privileges with MSC Yacht Club The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Bathroom with bathtub, vanity area and hairdryer
  • Approx. 280 ft 2 with a balcony that is approx. 65 ft 2
  • Located on decks 15 - 16 Discover a world of privileges with MSC Yacht Club The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Comfortable king bed that can be converted into two single beds on request • Balcony • Sitting area with sofa • Spacious closet • Bathroom with shower or bathtub, vanity area and hairdryer • Interactive TV, telephone, safe and minibar • Complimentary Wi-Fi  • Approx. 237 ft 2 with a balcony that is approx. 65 ft 2 • Located on decks 15-16 Discover a world of privileges with MSC Yacht Club The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Wi-Fi access available ($)
  • Approx. 409 - 452 ft 2 with a balcony that is approx. 32 ft 2 
  • Located on decks 9 - 11 The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Approx. 355 ft 2 with a balcony that is approx. 32 ft 2 The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Approx. 269 - 312 ft 2
  • Approx. 226 - 258 ft 2
  • Bathroom with shower or bathtub, vanity area and hairdryer
  • Approx. 194 ft 2 with a balcony that is approx. 43 ft 2
  • Located on deck 13 (best location) The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  •  Approx. 194 ft 2 with a balcony that is approx. 43 - 129 ft 2  
  • Located on decks 8 - 9 The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Approx. 151 ft 2 with a balcony that is approx. 32 ft 2  
  • Approx. 194 - 205 ft 2 
  • Located on decks 8 - 13  The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Window with sea view
  • Relaxing armchair
  • Bathroom with shower, vanity area and hairdryer
  • Approx. 215 ft 2
  • Located on deck 5 The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Approx. 183 ft 2
  • Located on decks 8 - 13 The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Approx. 129 ft 2
  • Located on deck 8  The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Approx. 172 ft 2  
  • Located on decks 5 - 10 The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).
  • Approx. 140 ft 2  
  • Located on decks 8 - 11 The image is representative only; the size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same stateroom category).

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MSC PREZIOSA

Det klassiske design på MSC Preziosa omfatter spektakulære detaljer som en piazza i ægte sten, svungne Swarovski-krystaltrapper og en magisk "infinity"-pool. Der er alt dette og meget mere at opdage i dit eget tempo om bord, så du kan nyde hvert øjeblik fuldt ud, mens du sejler til nogle af verdens smukkeste destinationer.

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HOVEDFUNKTIONER

Familie & børn.

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KAHYTTER & SUITER

Fra indvendige kahytter, kahytter med havudsigt og balkon til familiekahytter og luksuriøse suiter tilbyder MSC Preziosa et fantastisk udvalg af elegant indkvartering.

MSC Preziosa, Family | MSC Cruises

  • Surface approx 14-19, balcony approx 3-12 sqm
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Bathroom with shower or bathtub, vanity area with hairdryer
  • Comfortable double or single beds (on request)
  • Interactive TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar

Choose the cabin type that best suits you:

  • Balcony Aurea (best ship positions, surface approx 18 sqm, deck 11 )
  • Premium Balcony (surface approx 18 sqm, deck 8-13* )
  • Junior Balcony (surface approx 14 sqm, deck 9-13 )
  • Deluxe Balcony with partial view (surface approx 18-19 sqm, deck 8-13 )

*Some cabins have metal balustrade or half glass half metal balustrade

The image is representative only

Size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same cabin category)

MSC Preziosa, Outside Cabin | MSC Cruises

  • Surface approx 12-20 sqm
  • Window with sea view
  • Relaxing armchair
  • Bathroom with shower, vanity area with hairdryer
  • Premium Ocean View (surface approx 20 sqm, deck 5 )
  • Deluxe Ocean View (surface approx 17 sqm, deck 8-13 )
  • Junior Ocean View (surface approx 12 sqm, deck 8 )

Size, layout and furniture may vary (within the same cabin category )

MSC Preziosa, Interior | MSC Cruises

  • Surface approx 13-16 sqm, deck 5-13
  • Bathroom with shower, vanity area and hairdryer
  • TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar
  • Deluxe Interior (surface approx 16 sqm, deck 5-13 )
  • Junior Interior (surface approx 13, deck 8-13 )

UNDERHOLDNING

Der er alt fra sjov og ballade i børnebadelandet Doremi Castle til Vertigo, den længste vandrutsjebane på verdenshavene, som Cruise International tildelte prisen "Best Innovation" i 2013 - der er alle faciliteter for børn og teenagere.

MSC Preziosa, Platinum Theatre | MSC Cruises

Restauranter & buffeter

Ombord på MSC Preziosa kan du nyde en gastronomisk opdagelsesrejse med skiftende menuer i hovedrestauranterne, kreativ spisning hele dagen i Galaxy Lounge og meget mere.

Butcher's Cut

MSC Cruises butcherscut speciality restaurants

Le Palmeraie

MSC Preziosa, Le Palmeraie | MSC Cruises

L'Arabesque Panoramic Restaurant

MSC Preziosa, Arabesque | MSC Cruises

The Golden Lobster

MSC Preziosa, Golden Lobster | MSC Cruises

Galaxy Kaito

Galaxy Kaito | MSC Cruises

BARER & LOUNGES

Rundt omkring på MSC Preziosa finder du en række smarte temabarer og lounges. Med en blanding af klassiske og originale cocktails, internationale vine og øl, sodavand og levende musik er der et sted, der tilfredsstiller enhver smag og passer til ethvert humør.

MSC Preziosa, Safari Lounge| MSC Cruises

Safari Lounge

MSC Preziosa, Preziosa Bar | MSC Cruises

Preziosa Bar

MSC Preziosa, Diamond Bar and Library | MSC Cruises

Diamond Bar and Library

MSC Preziosa, Il Cappuccino | MSC Cruises

Il Cappuccino

MSC Preziosa, The Green Sax | MSC Cruises

The Green Sax Jazz Bar

MSC Preziosa, El Dorado | MSC Cruises

El Dorado Piano Bar

MSC Preziosa, Galaxy Lounge | MSC Cruises

Galaxy Lounge

MSC Preziosa, Top Sail Lounge | MSC Cruises

Top Sail Lounge

Saphir Bar | MSC Preziosa

Turquoise Bar

Turquoise Bar | MSC Preziosa

Aurea SPA Bar

Aurea SPA Bar | MSC Preziosa

Phoenician Plaza

Phoenician Plaza | MSC Preziosa

Millennium Star Casino

Millennium Casino| MSC Preziosa

La Playa Preciosa

La Playa Preciosa| MSC Preziosa

The One Bar

The One Bar | MSC Preziosa

  • 6. Diamante
  • 10. Tormalina
  • 13. Ametista
  • 14. Smeraldo
  • 15. Cristallo
  • 16. Acquamarina
  • 18. Topazio
  • Junior Interior
  • Deluxe Interior
  • Junior Ocean View
  • Deluxe Ocean View
  • Premium Ocean View
  • Deluxe Balcony with Partial View
  • Junior Balcony
  • Premium Balcony
  • Deluxe Balcony Aurea
  • Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window°
  • Premium Suite Aurea with sealed window°
  • Premium Suite Aurea with terrace and whirlpool
  • Grand Suite Aurea with terrace and whirlpool
  • MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite
  • MSC Yacht Club Grand Suite
  • MSC Yacht Club Executive & Family Suite
  • MSC Yacht Club Royal Suite

MSC Cruises sofa bed

B:  Cabin with bathtub ° Sealed panoramic window. • All cabins have one double bed convertible to two single beds. • 3rd bed available in all categories except for Junior Interior, Junior Ocean View, Junior Balcony, Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window . • 4th bed available in all categories except for Junior Interior, Junior Ocean View, Junior Balcony, Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window and MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite.

• Our ships offer the possibility of combining 2 or 3 connecting cabins based on the ship class. Call our Contact Center to choose the best accommodation for you. Ship configuration, data and descriptions may be subject to change depending on the season and on the destination and must be verified at the time of booking.

TEKNISKE OPLYSNINGER

  • Gross tonnage: 139,072 tons
  • Number of passengers: 4345
  • Crew members: About 1.388
  • Number of staterooms: 1.751, incl. 45 for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility
  • Length/Beam/Height: 333,30 m / 37,92 m post panamax / 67,69 m
  • Maximum speed: 24.21 knots

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Discover services exclusive to MSC Preziosa, like the delicious Butcher's Cut  restaurant, the adults-only sun deck complete with spa treatments and the Tiki bar for kids and teens. From the splash-packed fun and games of the Doremi Castle kids aqua park , to Vertigo , the longest single-rider water slide on the seas, awarded ‘ Best Innovation ’ by Cruise International in 2013, there’s every facility for kids and teens. The Galaxy restaurant open-kitchen boasts delicious all-day dining and a panoramic disco that keeps the beat ‘til late ensures the fun continues into the evening. There’s all this and more to discover at your own pace on the MSC Preziosa cruise line, living in the Mediterranean style and enjoying every moment to the full as you voyage to the most beautiful places on earth across the seas.

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MSC PREZIOSA ITINERARIES

SOUTH AMERICA

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NORTHERN EUROPE

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PUBLIC AREAS

4D Cinema

MSC Aurea Spa

MSC Aurea Spa

Sports Bowling and Diner

Sports Bowling and Diner

L'Angolo dell'Oggetto

L'Angolo dell'Oggetto

Art Gallery

Art Gallery

Graffiti's

Graffiti's

Il Gioiello

Il Gioiello

La Boutique

La Boutique

La Caramella

La Caramella

La Profumeria

La Profumeria

MSC Logo Shop

MSC Logo Shop

Millenium Star Casino

Millenium Star Casino

Platinum Theatre

Platinum Theatre

La Playa Preciosa Covered Pool

La Playa Preciosa Covered Pool

The Pool Shop

The Pool Shop

Sky and Stars

Sky and Stars

The Mini Mall Duty Free

The Mini Mall Duty Free

Doremi Castle

Doremi Castle

Video Games Arcade

Video Games Arcade

Virtual World

Virtual World

Top Sail Lounge

Top Sail Lounge

The Golden Lobster

The Golden Lobster

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MSC Cruises’ MSC Voyagers Club loyalty program: Everything you need to know

Gene Sloan

Compared to some of its closest rivals, MSC Cruises has a relatively modest loyalty program.

Unlike the frequent cruiser programs at Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line , the MSC Voyagers Club loyalty program doesn't offer its members a free cruise after reaching the top tier. It does not offer a massive discount on the single supplement charge for solo travelers, as Royal Caribbean offers its top-tier members, nor does it grant priority access to onboard shows.

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Still, the MSC Cruises loyalty program offers several valuable perks at higher levels, including a complimentary meal in an extra-charge specialty restaurant once per cruise and priority access to tenders in ports.

The MSC Voyagers Club program also allows you to status match your way into one of its top tiers — something that no other major cruise line loyalty program offers.

Ways to earn points

The points-earning system for MSC Voyagers Club is a bit convoluted, as the number of points you earn on any given cruise depends on various factors.

For starters, you earn points based on the length of the cruise you take and which MSC Cruises "experience" you book. As regular MSC Cruises customers know, the line offers four onboard experiences, each with different inclusions and price points. Bella is the most basic — and least expensive — experience available. MSC Yacht Club is the top experience available. Experiences called Fantastica and Aurea are in between.

For sailings of four nights or fewer, each passenger in the cabin will earn the following number of points depending on experience type:

  • Fantastica: 400
  • MSC Yacht Club: 800

For sailings of five to nine nights, every guest will earn the following number of points depending on experience type:

  • Fantastica: 700
  • Aurea: 1,000
  • MSC Yacht Club: 1,500

For sailings of nine or more nights, they'll earn the following number of points depending on experience type:

  • Fantastica: 1,000
  • Aurea: 1,500
  • MSC Yacht Club: 2,000

In addition to the above, you can also earn points for extras when spending money on MSC Cruises ships or when booking in advance of sailing. You'll earn 100 points for every $150 you spend on prepaid and onboard expenses.

One caveat: Only the MSC Voyagers Club member who makes the final payment for onboard expenses will receive those points. For expenses for prepaid services that apply to all cabin occupants (and not single occupants), points will be equally distributed among the cabin occupants.

For example, say the total amount of prepaid onboard services that apply to all cabin occupants before the cruise is $600. If there are four cabin occupants, the spending for the points calculation of each member will be $150, which is equal to 100 points.

Related: The ultimate guide to MSC Cruises ships and itineraries

The final way to earn points is by updating your contact details up to 72 hours before departure on your next cruise. This will earn you 100 points.

All points, including for the cruise, onboard spending and updating your profile, will pop up in your account about 10 days after the cruise is completed.

MSC Voyagers Club tiers and benefits

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There are four tiers to the MSC Voyagers Club program:

  • Classic : 1 to 2,199 points
  • Silver : 2,200 to 4,299 points
  • Gold : 4,300 to 9,999 points
  • Diamond : 10,000 or more points

As is typical for cruise line loyalty programs, the entry-level tier (Classic) doesn't provide many truly valuable rewards. By far, the most alluring benefit at this level is the 5% discount members receive when booking future sailings. (This discount is not valid for MSC Grand Tours and when booking Tandem cabins, which are specially discounted cabins that parents can book for kids.) That's real savings every time you book a cruise.

Additionally, Classic members receive:

  • An extra 5% discount on Voyagers Exclusives sailings made six to nine months before departure
  • An MSC Voyagers Club e-newsletter
  • MSC Voyagers Club personalized luggage tags for embarkation in the e-ticket
  • An MSC Voyagers Club card
  • An invitation to a "welcome back" cocktail party
  • A dedicated number to call on board
  • Discounts on many packages and amenities, including onboard pictures, digital accessories, Wi-Fi and spa and fitness offerings
  • An MSC Shops discount (for each $50 spent in any onboard shops, you will receive a $10 discount)

Note that the MSC Shops discount has a lot of fine print. The discount is not combinable with promotions available on board and is not available for spending on tobacco products and electronics. It's also only valid on the first day of a cruise. That final point prompts us to downgrade the value of this perk considerably.

Upon reaching the second tier of the program, Silver, you get a couple of additional perks. The most notable to us is a $50 onboard credit per person, plus double MSC Voyagers Club points, for all bookings made more than 12 months before departure. (If you book nine to 12 months in advance, you get the $50 credit but not the double points.)

The Silver level also brings an unspecified milestone reward and all the perks of the lower-tier Classic level.

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You will be a member of the Classic level as soon as you take a single cruise, as it takes only 1 point to reach the Classic level. You also might be able to reach the Silver level in just one cruise if you take a long voyage of nine nights or more, pay for the top MSC Yacht Club experience and do a modest amount of onboard spending.

Still, a more typical cruiser sailing seven-night trips at a mid-tier Fantastica or Aurea experience level would need two or three cruises to reach the Silver level.

The elite level that makes a difference

Being loyal to MSC Cruises starts paying off in a more meaningful way once you reach the Gold level of the MSC Voyagers Club program. Even here, though, the rewards are still relatively modest.

The Gold level comes with one solid perk: priority disembarkation in ports where a tender boat is required. This can make a real difference in your cruising experience, as it means you can get off the ship much faster in some cases than the majority of other passengers. That will allow you to maximize your time in tender ports.

Additionally, Gold status brings all the perks of the tiers below it plus:

  • A complimentary one-hour thermal area session once per cruise
  • A complimentary gift
  • A complimentary photo taken during the "welcome back" cocktail party
  • A complimentary birthday cake when it's your birthday

It could take you as few as two cruises to reach the Gold level if you sign up for longer sailings and pay for the top MSC Yacht Club experience. Someone sailing seven-night trips at a mid-tier Fantastica or Aurea experience level would need four or five cruises to reach the Gold level.

The best elite perk with MSC Voyagers Club

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Alas, there isn't a "wow" perk in the entire MSC Voyagers Club menu. As noted above, unlike some lines, MSC Cruises doesn't award top-tier members with truly high-value perks such as a free cruise. Still, MSC Voyagers Club's top Diamond status tier does come with a few enticing benefits.

Our favorite perk in the entire MSC Voyagers Club program is the complimentary dinner at a specialty restaurant that comes with Diamond-level status. That said, be warned that the complimentary dinner comes with a lot of fine print (so much fine print, in fact, that to use it verges on the ridiculous).

The complimentary dinner, in theory, is for you and a cabinmate. However, among the fine-print caveats is that two Diamond members staying in the same cabin don't get two free dinners.

If you and your spouse are both Diamond members, and you dine together using the perk, MSC Cruises counts that as you both using your perk for that one meal. That said, if you had two other people staying with you in the same cabin, you and your spouse could each use your perk to take one of them out for the free dinner, resulting in two free dinners for your cabin.

Additionally, the complimentary dinner privilege at specialty restaurants might not be available on all ship classes. Members under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at dinner. Also, drinks are not included with the complimentary dinner, nor are you allowed to bring outside drinks into the restaurant.

Related: The 6 types of MSC Cruises ships, explained

Should all that prove too confusing, MSC Voyagers Club Diamond status thankfully also offers two other solid perks:

  • A priority line for boarding on embarkation day
  • Priority disembarkation at the end of the cruise

Diamond level also provides all the perks of the tiers below it plus:

  • Courtesy bathrobe and slippers available during the cruise
  • A complimentary dance class
  • An invitation to an exclusive Diamond Party
  • Late cabin checkout on disembarkation day
  • A chocolate gift

Someone sailing seven-night cruises at a mid-tier Fantastica or Aurea experience level would need to take about eight to 10 trips to reach the Diamond level, depending on onboard spending.

In contrast to every other major cruise line loyalty program, MSC Cruises customers do not get "forever status" once they reach a certain tier of the MSC Voyagers Club. Once achieved, your status is only good as long as you take a cruise at least once every 36 months.

If you don't take a cruise once every 36 months, you will see your points in the MSC Voyagers Club disappear and your entire account erased. You'll have to reenroll and start all over again.

This is a notable difference from other cruise line loyalty programs, as "forever status" is one of the great allures of such programs. Many airline frequent flyer programs, by contrast, require loyalty members to requalify for status each year.

MSC Voyagers Club status match

As noted above, the MSC Voyagers Club program allows you to status match your way to its top tiers — something other major cruise line loyalty programs don't offer.

If you show proof of a high loyalty program status level with a competing cruise line, a hotel company or even a booking site such as Expedia, you can catapult your way from no status to a top-tier status with MSC Cruises in a jiffy. A high status level at an airline, alas, won't get you a status match at MSC Cruises, with a handful of exceptions such as a high status level at Air China.

This MSC Cruises status match, to us, is a big deal. It's one thing that sets MSC Voyagers Club apart from other cruise line loyalty programs.

The status match process at MSC Cruises is simple. Go to the dedicated enrollment page for MSC Voyagers Club status matching at the MSC Cruises website. You'll find a short online form where you enter some personal details (including name, birth date and address) and details about your status level with another loyalty program. You'll then have to upload a picture of your membership card for that program (or, if you don't have a membership card, a screenshot of your online account page showing your name and status).

That's it. Within a few days, you'll get an email or text welcoming you into the MSC Voyagers Club program at a status tier that matches your status with the other brand.

The dedicated enrollment page lists more than 60 loyalty programs from which you can status match into the MSC Cruises loyalty program. They include such cruise line loyalty programs as Royal Caribbean's Crown & Anchor Society and Carnival Cruise Line's VIFP Club program . Your status in the loyalty programs run by such major hotel chains as Hilton , Hyatt and Marriott also can be submitted for a match.

MSC Cruises doesn't offer a chart showing which tier of its loyalty program you will receive based on your tier at each of the other brands. Our staff members at TPG have had luck matching into the top Gold or Diamond tiers of the MSC Voyagers Club program from high levels of competing programs. One TPG editor received top Diamond tier status in the MSC Cruises program as a match to World of Hyatt Globalist status, for instance. Another staffer received Gold status in the MSC Cruises program as a match to the Diamond level in Royal Caribbean's program.

You can enter your status in only one program when seeking a match, so pick the program in which you have the highest status level.

Bottom line

MSC Cruises offers some decent perks in its four-tier loyalty program, including discounts and onboard credits when you book additional cruises. It also allows cruisers to status match their way to the top tiers of the program.

Still, the MSC Voyagers Club program is not nearly as robust a frequent cruiser program as those offered by such rivals as Royal Caribbean and Norwegian.

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  • Two twins that can be converted to a European king bed
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Everything you need to know about MSC Cruises cabins and suites

A relative newcomer in the North American market, MSC Cruises is equal parts elegant and kitschy. The line tends to appeal to a wide swath of cruisers, from Europeans who like to party into the wee hours of the morning to American families who book because of affordable fares and "kids sail free" pricing.

To satisfy its diverse passenger base, MSC offers accommodations to fit all types of travelers. Rooms include inexpensive inside cabins that sleep two people, midlevel staterooms with windows and balconies, and high-end suites that offer cruisers with larger budgets a private oasis in the form of the MSC Yacht Club .

A variety of connecting rooms and cabins with extra bunks accommodate larger groups and families who wish to share space.

Because your cruise cabin will be your home away from home for several days, it's important to book one that fits your needs. That's especially true if you're sharing it with several people.

Whether you're looking at an inside cabin for a cruise with friends, balcony accommodations for you and your significant other or a suite for your family, here TPG breaks down what you can expect when you book a room on one of MSC's ships.

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MSC Cruises cabin primer

MSC Cruises has become one of the fastest-growing lines in the cruise industry, with about two dozen ships in its fleet. The vessels fall into six classes : Lirica, Musica, Fantasia, Meraviglia, Seaside and World.

Although cabin offerings can vary from ship to ship and class to class, the standard types remain the same: inside, outside, balcony and suite.

Additionally, you'll find the same basic amenities in each room, unless otherwise noted below. They include two twin beds that can be joined to form a queen- or king-size bed; an in-cabin bathroom with a shower, a sink, a toilet and basic soap, shower gel and shampoo; a couple of nightstands; a chair or sofa; a desk/vanity; a closet; a safe; a hair dryer; a minifridge; a phone; USB outlets and a selection of both North American and European outlets.

On all ships except MSC Lirica, MSC Opera, MSC Sinfonia and MSC Armonia, you'll also find an interactive TV that allows you to view the daily schedule, check your onboard account and choose from a selection of live TV programs and movies.

Twice-daily room tidying is provided by a room steward assigned to each cabin, and room service is available throughout the day for an added fee.

One confusing aspect of MSC's bookings is that you'll have to select an experience package in addition to a cabin type. Package tiers determine things like your ability to choose a specific cabin and preferred dining time and whether you'll receive welcome amenities in your room. Certain cabin types are only available in conjunction with certain package experiences and vice versa. Those are noted in each respective section below.

Accessible cabins , including accommodations for wheelchair users, are available on every ship in MSC's fleet. In addition to more space, they feature wider doorways and lowered sinks and toilets in the bathrooms, as well as grab bars.

MSC Cruises' experience packages

Here's what you get when you book each of MSC's three experience packages, which determine the perks you'll receive on your sailing.

  • Accommodations
  • Complimentary food in the dining room and buffet
  • Broadway-style theater entertainment
  • Access to the onboard gym, pool and kids club
  • MSC Voyagers Club points
  • One for-fee change to your cruise booking (with some restrictions)
  • Drink package discount at time of booking
  • All Bella perks
  • Choice of specific cabin and location
  • One free change to your cruise booking (with some restrictions)
  • Ability to choose between early and late seating for dinner
  • Room service (complimentary for breakfast, but fees apply for other meals)
  • Discount on pre-cruise specialty dining package
  • All Fantastica and Bella perks
  • Flexible My Choice dining, which lets you eat at any time you choose between set hours
  • Free 24-hour room service delivery
  • Pillow menu
  • A welcome package, including Prosecco and chocolates
  • Complimentary access to your ship's solarium and thermal area
  • A 10% discount on all spa treatments purchased on board
  • Special Balinese massage offer when booked pre-cruise
  • Complimentary use of bathrobe and slippers
  • Priority boarding and luggage drop-off

Inside cabins on MSC Cruises ships

Inside cabins — rooms with no windows — are available on all ships in the MSC fleet. Ranging from 140 to 301 square feet (depending on the ship), they make for great sleeping because they're so dark. They're also ideal for passengers who are on a budget.

In addition to the standard amenities mentioned above, they provide room for anywhere from two to four passengers to sleep. (Rooms that sleep more than two feature bunks that pull down from the ceiling.)

These cabins are available with the line's Bella and Fantastica experiences.

If you're sailing solo, some MSC vessels offer cabins for one outfitted with a twin bed that converts into a couch. These interior studio accommodations are only available with the Bella package on MSC Meraviglia , MSC Bellissima and the line's World Class ships.

Ocean-view cabins on MSC Cruises ships

Ocean-view rooms are similar to insides in that they provide basic amenities — but with a view.

Offering 129 to 269 square feet of space (depending on the specific ship and ocean-view category), these staterooms allow you to see outside through a porthole or a window that doesn't open.

MSC's outside cabins are available to passengers who book Bella and Fantastica packages.

Additionally, if you're traveling with your family or another group, several of MSC Cruises' ships — particularly those in the Meraviglia and Seaside classes — feature space for as many as 10 passengers via a series of connecting rooms. Options are available at the ocean-view and balcony levels.

Balcony cabins on MSC Cruises ships

You might be surprised to discover that most of MSC Cruises' balcony cabins provide less interior square footage than what's available in inside or ocean-view staterooms.

Balcony rooms run anywhere from 129 to 205 square feet, but their key feature is, of course, a private balcony, which does add an extra 32 to 129 square feet, depending on the vessel and specific type of balcony room booked. These cabins are bookable in conjunction with MSC's Bella, Fantastica and Aurea experiences.

Although balcony cabins offer upgraded amenities, including MSC's brand of hand lotion and toiletries, they are largely the same as inside and ocean-view accommodations.

MSC's newest ships — including those in the Meraviglia, Seaside and World Classes — house connecting balcony rooms that can sleep up to 10 in the same group traveling together.

Additionally, on its World Class ships, the line has introduced inward-facing balconies, similar to the ones Royal Caribbean pioneered in 2009 with the debut of its Oasis Class vessels . On World Europa, for example, they overlook the ship's promenade, offering views of the activity below, rather than the ocean.

MSC Cruises suites

All ships in MSC's fleet have suites that can be booked as part of the Fantastica and Aurea packages, but it's Aurea that offers the largest number of perks, as outlined above.

The several types of suites vary by ship in terms of size and amenities. Some come with balconies, while others only offer floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows.

Junior Suites

Although this room type is listed as a suite, it's essentially a balcony cabin with a bit more space — 183 square feet of interior accommodation with a balcony that ranges from 140 to 183 square feet.

Standard suites include rooms with huge balconies larger than the cabin's interior space and ones with private whirlpool tubs. They run from 269 to 355 square feet, with balconies measuring 32 to 409 square feet.

Grand Suites

Coming in between 377 and 420 square feet, with balconies spanning from 32 to 495 square feet, Grand Suites — found on Seaside and World Class ships — come in two types. They include standard one-bedroom Grand Suites, as well as two-bedroom varieties.

The latter has one bedroom with a queen-size bed and another with two twins. It sleeps up to five passengers and offers two bathrooms — one with a shower and the other with a bathtub.

While most suites are designed for double occupancy, some suite accommodations on MSC Bellissima, MSC Grandiosa, MSC Virtuosa and MSC Magnifica can sleep up to five people.

MSC Yacht Club suites on MSC ships

All cabins located in the MSC Yacht Club — an exclusive, gated area on select ships — are called suites, even the smallest and least expensive, which don't have windows or balconies.

Yacht Club suite types range from insides to two-deck duplexes, all of which come with butler and concierge services, luxuriously appointed furnishings (such as real marble finishes, memory foam mattresses and Egyptian cotton sheets) and access to members-only restaurants, bars (alcohol is free there), lounges, pools and sun decks.

The Yacht Club features seven different types of rooms. Ships that have the MSC Yacht Club on board include MSC Bellissima, MSC Divina, MSC Fantasia, MSC Grandiosa, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Preziosa, MSC Seaside, MSC Seascape, MSC Seaview, MSC Seashore, MSC Splendida, MSC Virtuosa and MSC World Europa.

Note: Not all Yacht Clubs have the same suite types available.

MSC Yacht Club Interior Suites

Although these 161- to 226-square-foot cabins don't offer a view or fresh air, they are elegantly decorated and include all the Yacht Club benefits mentioned above.

MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suites

These Yacht Club digs are the equivalent of a balcony cabin — but in a dedicated area that includes all the exclusive perks. They run 236 to 366 square feet and have balconies ranging from 54 to 86 square feet, so they also come with a bit more space, both inside and outdoors.

MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Grand Suites

Similarly, Deluxe Grand Suites are like the Yacht Club equivalent of booking a Grand Suite with more perks. Depending on the ship, they offer anywhere from 269 to 463 square feet of space, plus 65- to 129-square-foot balconies. Some Grand Suites also have two bedrooms instead of one. Further, these rooms on Seaside Class ships include bathrooms with bathtubs, as well as separate living areas.

MSC Yacht Club Duplex Suites

Rising two decks, MSC's duplex staterooms measure 495 to 635 square feet and come with 65- to 334-square-foot balconies. They feature living rooms with two-person sofa beds downstairs and master bedrooms upstairs, which also sleep two passengers.

Each of these accommodations comes complete with two walk-in closets and two bathrooms — one with a bathtub and one with a shower. Most duplexes on Meraviglia and World Class ships also have their own private whirlpool tubs.

MSC Yacht Club Executive and Family Suites

The line's Executive and Family Suites, available only on Fantasia Class vessels, are an excellent choice for anyone who wants to stay in the Yacht Club with a family or other group of more than two people.

This option, which is one type of suite (despite its confusing name), has space for up to five cruisers via a combination of bunk beds, sofa beds and beds that pull down from the ceiling, depending on the ship. The suites clock in at around 431 to 549 square feet, depending on the vessel.

The only drawback is that these staterooms have no balconies and no in-room dining areas, but they do include all the perks you'd find in Yacht Club cabins.

MSC Yacht Club Royal Suites

Although they only occupy one level, at 388 to 667 square feet, MSC's Yacht Club Royal Suites are right up there with the Duplex Suites in terms of space. They offer the second-largest amount of square footage after the Owner's Suites. They come with huge balconies comprising 355 to 753 square feet of outdoor area.

Additionally, bathrooms in these suites offer bathtubs on Fantasia, Meraviglia, Seaside and World Class ships, and the latter three have private whirlpool tubs, as well. All four classes' Royal Suites also include separate living room areas.

MSC Yacht Club Owner's Suites

The largest and most impressive of all MSC's cabins are the Owner's Suites found in the Yacht Club. Offering an impressive 840 to 1,119 square feet — larger than some land-based apartments — plus 269- to 670-square-foot balconies, they're some of the most luxurious rooms afloat.

Specific amenities vary by ship, but as an example, Owner's Suites on MSC World Europa offer floor-to-ceiling windows and walk-in closets. These accommodations on both the line's Seaside and World Class vessels also feature bathrooms with separate showers and bathtubs, as well as private whirlpool tubs and separate living room areas.

Bottom line

Although MSC Cruises' cabin types are straightforward, the line's add-on experiences can complicate things a bit.

Overall, what's key to remember is that MSC Cruises offers a wide variety of rooms and pricing to meet just about any budget or style of cruising. Each ship will offer accommodation choices from the least expensive, bare-bones interior rooms to the priciest suites, which come with butler and concierge services.

When you sail with MSC Cruises, you can expect function, style and comfort, regardless of the cabin type you book.

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  1. MSC Preziosa

    March 20, 2008. Hampshire, England. #1. Posted March 26, 2020. Three weeks ago my wife disembarked from our first MSC cruise, 14 nights Yacht Club onboard MSC Preziosa around the Caribbean. I have now written what I consider a full, frank and comprehensive review on our experience.

  2. MSC Preziosa cruise ship

    The classic design of beautifully crafted MSC Preziosa includes spectacular features such as a real stone piazza, sweeping Swarovski crystal staircases and a magical 'infinity' pool. ... The most discerning guests may opt for the secluded luxury of the MSC Yacht Club, a "ship within a ship" consisting of exclusive suites, butler service

  3. MSC Preziosa Cruise Ship & Deck Plan

    Discover the luxury eco-ship MSC Preziosa, a modern Mediterranean masterpiece that combines classic design with detailed craftsmanship. Find out more! ... Junior Ocean View, Junior Balcony, Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window and MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite. • Our ships offer the possibility of combining 2 or 3 connecting cabins based on ...

  4. MSC Preziosa

    On Preziosa, the main Yacht Club facilities included The Concierge, The Topsail Lounge, The One Pool and the exclusive to Yacht Club guests restaurant, ... Okay, this was in MSC's Yacht Club and you pay for it but it just felt that in so many ways they went beyond expectations across the board.

  5. MSC Preziosa Yacht Club (ship within a ship) Tour. Decks, Concierge

    My video tour of MSC Cruises MSC Preziosa Yacht Club ship within a ship. I show the Decks, Concierge, Lounges & Restaurant and give my thoughts of this up-ma...

  6. Luxury cruises MSC Yacht Club: exclusive cruises

    The MSC Yacht Club Sundeck & Pool is an exclusive luxurious outdoor area with captivating swimming pool, spacious sundeck, and relaxing large hot tubs for an remarkable luxury cruise experience. In the MSC Yacht Club you are provided with exceptional service, including fresh towels and cleaning sunglasses while enjoying the One Pool.

  7. MSC Preziosa Yacht Club Deluxe Cabin. My video tour, photos and review

    The Yacht Club is a ship-within-a-ship concept on-board the large "Fantasia" Class ships in the MSC Cruises fleet. On the Maiden Voyage of the MSC Preziosa I travelled as a guest of MSC in one of the staterooms in the Yacht Club. It was a Deluxe Yacht Club room (15003). In my video review and tour you will hear me talking a bit more about ...

  8. MSC Preziosa cruise ship

    Discover the luxury eco-ship MSC Preziosa, a modern Mediterranean masterpiece that combines classic design with detailed craftsmanship. Plan A Cruise ... Junior Ocean View, Junior Balcony, Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window and MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite. • Our ships offer the possibility of combining 2 or 3 connecting cabins based on the ...

  9. MSC Preziosa Cruise: Expert Review (2023)

    4.5. Very Good. Overall. Jeannine Williamson. Contributor. The 2013 debut of MSC Preziosa moved the family-owned Italian company MSC Cruises up another notch to become the world's third-largest ...

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    Discover the luxury eco-ship MSC Preziosa, a modern Mediterranean masterpiece that combines classic design with detailed craftsmanship. Cruise Deals All Deals ; Fly and Cruise Deals ... The most discerning guests may opt for the secluded luxury of the MSC Yacht Club, a "ship within a ship" consisting of exclusive suites, butler service, ...

  11. MSC Preziosa Yacht Club Video Tour & Review. Unique ship within a ship

    This article is a review, with video tour, of the MSC Cruise Yacht Club ship-within-a-ship concept. It is available on all MSC Cruise "Fantasia" class ships ( MSC Fantasia, MSC Splendida, MSC Divina and the MSC Preziosa). This article is based on my experience of travelling on the MSC Preziosa, the newest of these ships.

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    Find details and photos of MSC Preziosa cruise ship on Tripadvisor. Learn more about MSC Preziosa deck plans and cabins, ship activities including dining and entertainment, and sailing itineraries to help you plan your next cruise vacation. ... La Palmeraie MSC Yacht Club Dedicated Restaurant - Yacht Club Guests Only * May require additional ...

  13. MSC Preziosa deck plans

    The Topazio Deck features the exclusive MSC Yacht Club Area, The One Pool, whirlpool, The One Bar and the Solarium. The Acquamarina Deck features staterooms in categories YC3, and YC1, as well as the upper level of the MSC Yacht Club, Galaxy, Sky & Stars, Virtual World, 4D Cinema, F1 Simulator, shuffleboard, MSC Sports Arena, Solarium and Le Prue.

  14. MSC Preziosa cabins and suites

    MSC Preziosa cruise ship has a total of 1751 staterooms, including 134x Suites, 1133x Balcony, 116x Oceanview, 405x Inside. Most staterooms are Balcony (sized 190 ft2 / 18 m2), with cabin balconies sized 40 ft2 / 4 m2. The largest accommodations are the Yacht Club Royal Suites (400 ft2 / 37 m2, with wraparound terrace sized 170 ft2 / 16 m2).

  15. MSC Preziosa MSC Yacht Club Pictures

    Click on the MSC Preziosa MSC Yacht Club pictures below for larger image and slide show. As you are viewing the slideshow the date the picture was uploaded to our website will be displayed on the top menu bar. Keep in mind that MSC Preziosa will typically update all its venues with new carpeting and decor every three to five years.

  16. Category YC1

    MSC Preziosa Cabin # 15029. Category YC1 - MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite. Deluxe Suites have two single beds that convert to a double bed, walk-in closet, and a marble bathroom with tub/shower combination. The sitting area has a sofa, armchairs, and television with a Nintendo WII console. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors lead to your private ...

  17. MSC Preziosa decks, cabins, diagrams and pics.

    MSC Preziosa deck plans and cabin listing with layouts including pictures and/or videos. Complete deck plans for MSC Preziosa with pop up pictures and details. ... Floor Diagram Yacht Club Royal. Sleeps up to: 4 2 Cabins Cabin: 388 sqft (36 m 2) Balcony: 172 sqft (16 m 2) Click for . Accessible Info [+/-] YC1. Cabin: 16005 Deck: Deck 16. YC1.

  18. MSC Preziosa Yacht Club Deluxe Suite 1Y

    MSC Preziosa Yacht Club Deluxe Suite 1Y. Floor plan. Amenities: Two single beds that can convert into a double size bed some rooms feature a double sofa bed to accommodate up to 2 additional guests air conditioning balcony a private bathroom with shower/tub combo hair-dryer interactive TV Nintendo Wii console telephone mini-bar safe and common ...

  19. MSC Preziosa

    Number of staterooms: 1.751, incl. 45 for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility. Length/Beam/Height: 333,30 m / 37,92 m post panamax / 67,69 m. Maximum speed: 24.21 knots. The luxury eco-ship MSC Preziosa is a modern Mediterranean masterpiece. See more about the MSC Preziosa cruise ship online and book your cruise today!

  20. Staterooms & Suites

    MSC Preziosa offers a wide variety of elegant accommodations from luxury suites, balcony staterooms, family options and more. Login Hi, {0} Sign out. 877-665-4655. Mon-Fri 9am - 7pm EST Sat-Sun 9am - 6pm EST. Home; Our Cruises; ... Discover a world of privileges with MSC Yacht Club

  21. MSC Preziosa Deck 15 deck 15 plan

    MSC Preziosa's 120 metre long and 13 metre high water slide with a diameter of 900mm and starting from deck 18 and exiting on deck 15. Top Sail Lounge The exclusive panoramic Lounge is for MSC Yacht Club Members with stunning sea views and gourmet finger foods for guests to enjoy. Concierge Area Lounge for staterooms with Concierge services.

  22. MSC Preziosa cruise ship

    Discover the luxury eco-ship MSC Preziosa, a modern Mediterranean masterpiece that combines classic design with detailed craftsmanship. ... Junior Ocean View, Junior Balcony, Deluxe Suite Aurea with sealed window and MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite. • Our ships offer the possibility of combining 2 or 3 connecting cabins based on the ship class ...

  23. MSC Preziosa

    A modern Mediterranean masterpiece. Discover services exclusive to MSC Preziosa, like the delicious Butcher's Cut restaurant, the adults-only sun deck complete with spa treatments and the Tiki bar for kids and teens. From the splash-packed fun and games of the Doremi Castle kids aqua park, to Vertigo, the longest single-rider water slide on the seas, awarded 'Best Innovation' by Cruise ...

  24. MSC Cruises' MSC Voyagers Club loyalty program: Everything you need to

    Aurea Spa on MSC Preziosa. STEFANO SCATA/MSC CRUISES. There are four tiers to the MSC Voyagers Club program: Classic: 1 to 2,199 points; Silver: 2,200 to 4,299 points; Gold: 4,300 to 9,999 points; Diamond: 10,000 or more points; As is typical for cruise line loyalty programs, the entry-level tier (Classic) doesn't provide many truly valuable ...

  25. MSC Preziosa Cabin 16002

    MSC Preziosa Yacht Club Deluxe cabin number 16002 ACTUAL videos and/or pictures, floor plans, diagrams and detailed features including a deck image of the actual location on the MSC Preziosa ship for cabin 16002. Cruisedeckplans.com has 60,481 different (staterooms) cabins that have actual cabin pictures and/or cabin videos taken by real ...

  26. Everything you need to know about MSC Cruises cabins and suites

    MSC Yacht Club suites on MSC ships All cabins located in the MSC Yacht Club — an exclusive, gated area on select ships — are called suites, even the smallest and least expensive, which don't ...