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MSC Poesia
First launched
2008
First launched
Passengers
2550
Passengers
Ports Visited
123
Ports visited
Cruises from $93 per day
$93
From Price per day
Total Gross Tonnage of MSC Poesia
92,627
Gross Tonnage

MSC Poesia Cruises

2.7
(from 3 verified customers)

Launched in 2008, MSC Poesia at 92,490 GT carries 2,550 passengers. She is one of MSC Cruise Line's "Musica" family of ships. The interior décor of wood and marble, soft furnishings and colour reflects high Italian quality. The vessel is roomy, with plenty of lounges and bars, and has excellent alternative restaurants offering Italian and Japanese fare.

MSC Poesia is an innovative cruise ship with an elegant style that brings traditional craftsmanship to creative designs. Step aboard and you’ll enter a refined world of comfort. Whether your reason for being on board is a family vacation, a luxury treat or a romantic escape, MSC Poesia is a ship that offers a truly inspiring cruise experience.)

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Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2008
Number of decks: 13
Tonnage: 92627
Cabins: 1075
Passengers: 2550
Number of crew: 987
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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the MSC Poesia

    The two main dining rooms, Il Palladio and Le Fontane, are located aft with large ocean-view windows. There are two seatings for dinner, served by top-of-the-line Italian stewards. Guests in suites and deluxe grades are assigned seats in a quieter section of the restaurant. Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare, to the most refined international recipes. Read more

    There is the "Always Available" menu, which includes spaghetti and grilled chicken, beefsteak or salmon. The alternative specialty restaurant is Kaito Sushi Bar, an authentic Japanese venue with an extensive, outstanding menu. For a quick breakfast or lunch choose the lido Cafeteria Villa Pompeiana buffet, offering the utmost quality and variety in Italian and international cuisine, or the pool-deck fast-food grill and pizzeria. For an extra fee, L'Obelisco is a specialty restaurant, sectioned from the Cafeteria Villa Pompeiana buffet that is converted into an alternative dining area at supper with tablecloths and waiter service.

  • Bars

    Bar on the MSC Poesia

    From the sophisticated Grappolo d’Oro wine-tasting bar to the glamorous Mojito cocktail bar and the luxurious Hitchcock Lounge cigar room, there is a refreshing choice of original bars and lounges in which to enjoy a drink with friends or family.)

  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the MSC Poesia

    The state-of-the-art 1240 seat two-deck Teatro Carlo Felice is the principal showlounge. The Pigalle Lounge is the main centre for social dancing, and other dance floors are spread throughout other lounges. The young and lively go to the loud and futuristic S32 Disco. View big-screen movies on the large screen above the forward pool.)

  • Activities

    Activities on the MSC Poesia

    From the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed, you can enjoy a wide variety of activities and entertainment. Compete in sports tournaments, take part in dance classes, watch Broadway-style theater shows, go wild at themed parties or try your luck in the casino: the choice is yours!)

  • Health & Fitness

    Fitness on the MSC Poesia

    If you’re wanting to stay in shape during your cruise, there are many sports and fitness activities available on board, including a basketball court, tennis court and state-of-the-art gym. For milder exercise, there’s also shuffleboard and mini golf. Relax at the opulent MSC Aurea Spa wellness center with its steam room, sauna and divine massages designed to pamper body and mind.)

  • Kids

    Kids activities on the MSC Poesia

    Kids and teens are also well served, with their own clubs and parties, a dedicated Dinosaur Play Area, video games and even a disco!)

  • Inclusions

    • Activities - organised & individual
    • All main meals on-board
    • Butler & valet services (select cabins)
    • Captain's welcome cocktail party and Gala Evening
    • Coffee, tea & milk 24 hrs
    • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
    • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
    • In-cabin continental breakfast for higher classes
    • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 yrs)
    • Service charge: Up to €0/USD12.50/AUD18 (12 & over) daily, child over 1 pay half. Ask about pre-payment.
    • Ship-shore-ship transfers
    • Traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
    • Under 12s sharing cabin w/ 2 adults: ask about free travel (pay port dues)
    • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor

Covid Safety

The health and wellbeing of passengers and crew is of the utmost importance for MSC Cruises and for us at Clean Cruising. Health and safety policies are constantly under review and being enhanced to reflect the latest advice from health authorities and leading-edge innovations. Initiatives including universal health screening and COVID-19 testing pre-embarkation, hospital grade-air filtration systems, increased sanitation measures, extended ship to shore safety, social distancing practices aboard, additional medical staff and facilities, daily temperature checks and contingency planning in case of suspected cases.

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Customer cruise ship ratings

MSC Poesia has an average of 2.7 Stars based on 3 Guest Reviews

  • Overall
    2.7
  • Cabin
    4
  • Dining
    4
  • Entertainment
    2.3
  • Service
    4

Destination & Ports

Visited Ports

Highlights

  • Whether a family vacation, luxury treat or romantic escape, MSC Poesia is a ship that offers a truly inspiring cruise experience.

  • The varied lounges & bars offer refreshing originality and authenticity, from the Grappolo d’Oro wine-tasting bar to the Mojito cocktail bar and sumptuous design of the cigar room.

  • In addition to all the features of ‘Bella’ and ‘Fantastica’, the ‘Aurea’ Experience offers a series of relaxing benefits for body and soul.

Cabins

Four out of five cabins have an outside view, and of these four out of five have a balcony. Cabins are stylish, outfitted in handsome colour schemes. For all cabins continental breakfast is complimentary from 7.30 to 10 am, while room service snacks can be bought at other times. A basket of fruit is provided at embarkation, and replenished daily for suites. Cabins come with a mini-bar, personal safe, ample closet, shower-only tub, terrycloth robes, flat-screen television, and excellent 24-hour room service.

Suites have in addition fresh flowers, daily tray of canapes, hangers, upgraded toiletries, bathroom with tub, and king-size bed (or two singles). Suites also have a large lounger area and walk-in closet, vanity desk with hair dryer. Some very popular staterooms are at the aft of the ship with views of the wake from balcony cabins. There are 18 suites with a private balcony. There are no single cabins, and 17 that are wheelchair-accessible.)

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  • Inside

    Inside on the MSC Poesia Inside on the MSC Poesia

    Cabin Types

    I2, I1, SBG, BIN

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    Single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request) except for wheelchair accessible staterooms. Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. Interactive TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Stateroom Size varies from 140-215 sq ft. Includes the Fantastica Experience: * Better stateroom location. * Priority choice of early or late dinner seating. * Guests can add on a pre-paid drink package for discounted beverages on board. * Free Master Chef and language classes for kids (age 3 to 11): Kids can attend a free cooking course hosted by the Pastry Chef or learn basic sentences in 6 different languages in the mini club. Both classes occur twice a week and all participants receive a chef certificate or school certificate depending on what course is taken. * 50% off all fitness and personal trainer. * Free continental breakfast delivered to your stateroom, including pastries, juices & coffee after 6am. * Free 12-hour room service delivery (from 6am to 11pm, after which the delivery fee may apply).

  • Oceanview

    Oceanview on the MSC Poesia Oceanview on the MSC Poesia

    Cabin Types

    O2, O1, BOU

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    Single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request) except for wheelchair accessible staterooms. Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Size:183 sq ft.Includes the Fantastica Experience:* Better stateroom location.* Priority choice of early or late dinner seating.* Guests can add on a pre-paid drink package for discounted beverages on board.* Free Master Chef and language classes for kids (age 3 to 11): Kids can attend a free cooking course hosted by the Pastry Chef or learn basic sentences in 6 different languages in the mini club. Both classes occur twice a week and all participants receive a chef certificate or school certificate depending on what course is taken.* 50% off all fitness and personal trainer.* Free continental breakfast delivered to your stateroom, including pastries, juices & coffee after 6am.* Free 12-hour room service delivery (from 6am to 11pm, after which the delivery fee may apply).

  • Balcony

    Balcony on the MSC Poesia Balcony on the MSC Poesia

    Cabin Types

    B3, FLA, B2, B1, BBL

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    Single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request) except for wheelchair accessible staterooms. Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Stateroom Size varies from 183-420 sq ft. Aurea Experience includes: Priority boarding. All-inclusive unlimited drinks* including liquers, cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee. My Choice Dining**. Spa package with Vitamin Bar cocktail, two massages per stateroom from the spa menu (up to 1 hour)***, tanning booth, private wellness consultation. Unlimited access to MSC Aurea Spa Thermal Area (adults only). Private Sundeck. *Depending on cruise destination, the drinks package may be either All-Inclusive Restaurant & Bar Drink Package or All-Inclusive Classic Drink Package. **On most ships, dinner in a reserved area of the restaurant with freely selectable My Choice Dining times. Reservation recommended. ***Please make sure you book this with MSC Aurea Spa by the second day of your cruise.

  • Suite

    Suite on the MSC Poesia Suite on the MSC Poesia

    Cabin Types

    S3

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Double bed that can be converted into two single beds (on request). Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with tub. TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Size: 334 sq ft.Aurea Experience includes:Priority boarding. All-inclusive unlimited drinks* including liquers, cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee. My Choice Dining**. Spa package with Vitamin Bar cocktail, two massages per stateroom from the spa menu (up to 1 hour)***, tanning booth, private wellness consultation. Unlimited access to MSC Aurea Spa Thermal Area (adults only). Private Sundeck. *Depending on cruise destination, the drinks package may be either All-Inclusive Restaurant & Bar Drink Package or All-Inclusive Classic Drink Package. **On most ships, dinner in a reserved area of the restaurant with freely selectable My Choice Dining times. Reservation recommended. ***Please make sure you book this with MSC Aurea Spa by the second day of your cruise.

Deck Plans for MSC Poesia

Legend

  • Sofa bed
  • 3rd bed is a pullman bed
  • 3rd & 4th beds are pullman beds
  • Double sofa bed
  • Stateroom with Juliet balcony (non-walkable)
  • Connecting staterooms
  • Cabin for guests with reduced mobility
  • MSC Yacht Club/Aurea Suite cabin with panoramic sealed window
  • Obstructed views
  • Staterooms with metal balcony
  • Staterooms with partial metal/partial glass balconies
  • Ship configuration may be subject to change depending on the season and on the destination

MSC Poesia Next 5 Departures

Date Title Departs Prices From
05 Feb 2023 San Francisco,San Francisco,Kahului,Honolulu,Apia, San Francisco $16709
08 Apr 2022 Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India, Oman, Jorda Singapore $3829
08 Apr 2022 Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India, Oman, Jorda Singapore $3969
08 Apr 2022 Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India, Oman, Jorda Singapore $4239
11 Oct 2022 Funchal,Malaga,Marseille,Genoa,Barcelona,Casablanc Funchal $1619
22 Oct 2022 Funchal,Malaga,Marseille,Genoa,Barcelona,Casablanc Funchal $1409
02 Nov 2022 Portugal, Spain, France, Italy Funchal $469
18 Mar 2022 Australia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guine Sydney $8449
18 Mar 2022 Australia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guine Sydney $8449
26 Feb 2023 Sydney,Sydney,Brisbane,Cairns,Alotau,Kiriwina,Raba Sydney $13039
26 Feb 2023 Sydney,Sydney,Brisbane,Cairns,Alotau,Kiriwina,Raba Sydney $12669
18 Mar 2022 Australia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guine Sydney $4509
18 Mar 2022 Australia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guine Sydney $8649
18 Mar 2022 Australia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Papua New Guine Sydney $8849
22 Dec 2021 MSC Poesia cruise from Marseille return Marseille $1099
27 Dec 2021 MSC Poesia cruise from Marseille return Marseille $2099
06 Jan 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argen Marseille $2789
06 Jan 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Marseille $2399
06 Jan 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argen Marseille $32699
06 Jan 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argen Marseille $6749
15 Oct 2022 Marseille,Genoa,Barcelona,Casablanca,Santa Cruz de Marseille $1539
26 Oct 2022 Marseille,Genoa,Barcelona,Casablanca,Santa Cruz de Marseille $1409
06 Jan 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argen Marseille $24249
02 May 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sweden, D Marseille $1269
02 May 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sweden, D Marseille $1159
02 May 2022 Marseille,Barcelona,Lisbon,Leixoes,Ferrol,Southamp Marseille $769
06 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Marseille return Marseille $22299
06 Jan 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argen Marseille $24399
06 Jan 2023 Marseille,Barcelona,Funchal,Bridgetown,Saint Georg Marseille $22639
21 Dec 2021 MSC Poesia cruise from Genoa to Rome (Civitavecchia) Genoa $654
21 Dec 2021 MSC Poesia cruise from Genoa return Genoa $1099
26 Dec 2021 MSC Poesia cruise from Genoa return Genoa $2099
05 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Genoa return Genoa $22299
05 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Genoa to Southampton Genoa $23849
05 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Genoa to Copenhagen Genoa $24399
05 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Genoa $13849
05 Jan 2023 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Barbados, Grenada, Genoa $22639
05 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Genoa $6949
21 Dec 2021 Genoa,Marseille,Barcelona Genoa $199
21 Dec 2021 Genoa,Marseille Genoa $99
05 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Genoa $2879
05 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Genoa $2499
05 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Genoa $33099
05 Oct 2022 Genoa,Barcelona,Casablanca,Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Genoa $1649
16 Oct 2022 Genoa,Barcelona,Casablanca,Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Genoa $1539
27 Oct 2022 Genoa,Barcelona,Casablanca,Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Genoa $1409
05 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Genoa to Berlin (Warnemunde) Genoa $24599
01 May 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sw Genoa $1369
01 May 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sw Genoa $1269
04 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Rome (Civitavecchia) return Rome (Civitavecchia) $22299
25 Dec 2021 Italy, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal Rome (Civitavecchia) $2099
04 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Rome (Civitavecchia) $13849
04 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Rome (Civitavecchia) $6949
04 Jan 2023 Civitavecchia,Genoa,Marseille,Barcelona,Funchal,Br Rome (Civitavecchia) $22639
04 Jan 2023 Civitavecchia,Genoa,Marseille,Barcelona,Funchal,Br Rome (Civitavecchia) $9949
04 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Rome (Civitavecchia) $2979
04 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Rome (Civitavecchia) $2589
04 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Rome (Civitavecchia) $33099
30 Apr 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sw Rome (Civitavecchia) $1479
04 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Rome (Civitavecchia) $30599
04 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Rome (Civitavecchia) $24049
04 Jan 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Rome (Civitavecchia) $24799
23 Dec 2021 MSC Poesia cruise from Barcelona return Barcelona $1099
07 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Barcelona return Barcelona $22299
28 Dec 2021 Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal, Italy, France Barcelona $2099
07 Jan 2023 Barcelona,Funchal,Bridgetown,Saint George,Willemst Barcelona $22639
07 Jan 2023 Barcelona,Funchal,Bridgetown,Saint George,Willemst Barcelona $9589
07 Jan 2022 Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argentina Barcelona $2689
07 Jan 2022 Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil Barcelona $2299
07 Jan 2022 Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argentina, Ur Barcelona $13449
07 Jan 2022 Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argentina, Ur Barcelona $32349
07 Jan 2022 Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argentina, Ur Barcelona $6549
06 Oct 2022 Barcelona,Casablanca,Santa Cruz de Tenerife,Funcha Barcelona $1649
17 Oct 2022 Barcelona,Casablanca,Santa Cruz de Tenerife,Funcha Barcelona $1539
07 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Barcelona to Berlin (Warnemunde) Barcelona $24249
03 May 2022 Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, France, Sweden, D Barcelona $1159
03 May 2022 Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, France, Sweden, D Barcelona $1059
04 Oct 2022 Barcelona,Genoa,Barcelona Barcelona $449
07 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Barcelona to Southampton Barcelona $23449
07 Jan 2022 MSC Poesia cruise from Barcelona to Copenhagen Barcelona $24049
13 Oct 2022 Malaga,Marseille,Genoa,Barcelona,Casablanca,Santa Malaga $1539
13 May 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Gdynia,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsink Copenhagen $2449
24 May 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Gdynia,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsink Copenhagen $3619
24 May 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Gdynia,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsink Copenhagen $2299
04 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $2639
04 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $1319
11 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $2639
11 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $1319
18 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristians Copenhagen $2639
18 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristians Copenhagen $1319
25 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Helsinki,St Petersburg,Talli Copenhagen $2789
25 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Helsinki,St Petersburg,Talli Copenhagen $1319
02 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristians Copenhagen $6069
02 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristians Copenhagen $1469
09 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Akureyri,Isafjordur,Cruisin Copenhagen $6169
09 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Akureyri,Isafjordur,Cruisin Copenhagen $4599
30 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $3139
30 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $1569
06 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $3139
06 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $1569

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