December 7th, 2016 by Natasha Harvey
Date: 14th September 2016
Reason for being on board: Ship visit
Who are you? Diane Dickinson, Sales Consultant at Ocean World Travel
Name of the ship: MSC Splendida
Cruise line: MSC Cruises
- CREW MEMBERS: 1,370
- PASSENGER CAPACITY: 4,363
- NUMBER OF CABINS: 1,636 inc. 43 for guests with reduced mobility
- ENTERED SERVICE: March 2009
- GROSS TONS: 137,936
MSC Splendida ship review
Food: Authentic Mediterranean.
Entertainment: Various restaurants and bars along with a nightclub, Bowling Alley, 4D cinema, theatre and casino.
Facilities: Multiple pools, gym and spa, various restaurants and bars, theatre, casino and nightclub. There is also a children’s club.
Cabins: Very spacious and modern.
Type of decor: Modern.
Courtesy of the staff: Excellent, the staff could not do enough to help.
What did you like most of this ship?: The Yacht Club which is very luxurious.
What did you like least of this ship? Hard to say as I thought everything on this ship was amazing but for me it would be the food. This is purely based on what they served us that day and I can say that everyone else thought the food was excellent.
October 25th, 2016 by Francesca Bandini
Reason for being on board: ship visit
Who are you? Charlotte Nelson, sales manager at Ocean World Travel
Name of the ship: Sapphire
Cruise line: Saga
Saga Sapphire - a nice ship
Entertainment: Average, medium sized Britannia lounge.
Facilities: Spa, chess boards, card room, fitness classes and gym.
Cabins: Very spacious, lovely modern bathrooms.
Type of décor: Modern, neutral colours.
Courtesy of the staff: Polite, friendly, very happy and you feel like they are one big family.
What did you like the most of this ship?
The food was outstanding and the cabins are of an excellent size, I loved that some of the cabins offer a butler service and that Wine or beers is included during lunch or dinner.
What did you like the least of this ship?
I didn’t like the gym this was very small and I didn’t like the cabins overlooking the restaurant as these feel very exposed.
- CREW MEMBERS 406
- PASSENGER CAPACITY 752
- NUMBER OF CABINS 374
- ENTERED SERVICE 1982
- YEAR LAST REFURBISHED: 2011
- GROSS TONS 37,300
August 13th, 2016 by Francesca Bandini