MSC Cruises - MSC Preziosa

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. There’s all this and more to discover at your own pace on board, enjoying every moment to the full as you voyage to some of the world’s most beautiful destinations.

Accommodation

MSC Cruises offer a wide range of cabins and suites to meet your budget and your needs. From peaceful, economical and comfortable inside cabins to spacious suites with private balcony. All offer stylish features and modern conveniences∘ to make you feel right at home whilst you're on holiday.

Ship Facts
Launched 2013
Language en
Gross Tonnage 139072
Cabins 1751
Capacity 3502
Crew 1388
Currency USD
Decks 14
Length 333.3
Speed 24
Wheelchair Cabins 45
Width 37.92

Cabins

  • MSC Yacht Club Royal Suite
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    Features a double bed, which can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, walk-in wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub∘, interactive TV, telephone, wi-fi internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

  • MSC Yacht Club Executive and Family Suite
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    Features a panoramic sealed window. Also includes: a double bed which can be converted in to two singles, air conditioning, walk-in wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub, interactive TV, telephone, wi-fi internet connection∘ (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

  • MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Grand Suite
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    • Comfortable double bed or single beds (on request)
    • Ample wardrobe
    • Bathroom with bathtub and vanity area with hairdryer
    • Wifi connection included
    • Interactive TV, telephone, safe and minibar
    • Surface approx. 26 sq.m, the balcony is approx. 6 sq.m.

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    Size, layout and furniture may vary from that shown (within the same cabin category).

    The image is representative only.

  • MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite
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    Features a double bed, which can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, walk-in wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub, interactive TV, telephone, wi-fi internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

  • Balcony Cabin
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    Features a double bed, which can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, spacious wardrobe, bathroom with shower or bathtub, interactive TV∘, telephone, wi-fi internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

  • Ocean View Cabin
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    Features a porthole and double bed, which can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, bathroom with shower, interactive TV, telephone, wi-fi internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

  • Inside Cabin
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    Features a double bed, which can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, bathroom with shower, interactive TV, telephone, wi-fi internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

  • Aurea Suite
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    Features either a balcony or panoramic sealed window. Also includes; a double bed which can be converted in to two singles, air conditioning, walk-in wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub, interactive TV, telephone, wi-fi internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

  • Super Family
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    Features a panoramic sealed window. Also includes: a double bed which can be converted in to two singles, air conditioning, walk-in wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub, interactive TV, telephone, wi-fi internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

  • Deck Plans

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Dining

There are a variety of restaurants available onboard, including two main dining rooms, a self-service buffet, and a number of casual snack or lunch options. Two traditional sittings, flexible and casual dining options are all available.

The Golden Lobster (complimentary)

The Golden Lobster restaurant is the ship's main dining room split over two levels on decks 5 and 6 with seating for 626 and 529 guests respectively.

With open seating for waiter served breakfast (from 7am to 10am) and lunch (12 to 2.00pm), dinner is served over two seatings with 1st seating around 7.15pm and 2nd at 9.45pm and features assigned seating∘. This means that guests are allocated a set dining time at a specific table in one of the two MDR's for the duration of the cruise.

Serving a range of Italian and international cuisine, the evening menu offers a seven course continental style menu.

An example of the dishes served is as follows:-

  • Salad of the Day (e.g. Greek Salad)
  • Soup (such as Oxtail consommé or shellfish bisque)
  • Pasta or Risotto (spinach and Ricotta ravioli or truffle scented pumpkin risotto)
  • Main Course (Baked leg of lamb, mixed vegetable tempura)
  • Cheese Platter
  • Desserts (e.g. tiramisu, pannacotta, ice cream or fresh fruit).

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Eataly

The Eataly Steakhouse serves modern and traditional Italian food. The Eataly on the MSC Preziosa is fashioned after the famed restaurant in Eataly’s Manhattan location. Those who want to take a piece of Italy home can purchase authentic∘ Italian and artisan products, including olive oils, dried pastas, regional sweets and aged balsamics in the adjacent boutique marketplace. 

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Self Service Buffet Restaurants (complimentary)

The ship's self service complimentary buffet spans almost half the length of deck 14. It seats 412 guests in the Inca section and 404 guests in the Maya area, and is open non-stop for 20 hours each day from 6am to 2am with tea, coffee and tap water∘ available 24 hours.

Breakfast is served from 6.30am to 10.00am, lunch from 12.00 to 3.30pm, afternoon snacks or casual late lunch from 3.30pm to 6pm and dinner from 7pm to 10.00pm followed by snacks until 2.00am.

A selection of both cold and cooked breakfast options area available whilst lunch and dinner offers dishes including salads, cooked meats, pasta and desserts along with a daily special and an Ethnic Corner serving a selection of curries from vegetable to lamb madras.

A pizzeria (open from 12.00 to 6.00pm) and grill (open from 12.00 to midnight) also forms part of the Inca section.

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Sports Bar (complimentary)

The 87 seater Sports Bar serves à la carte snacks and is open from 3pm to 12am.

Located on deck 7 with large TV screens airing sporting events and its own two lane ten pin bowling area, menu examples include Steamed shrimp cocktail, Fish & Chips∘, Buffalo Chicken Wings, and salad.

Other items on offer range from Italian flat bread with Parma ham and mozzarella, Italian bread filled with sausage, mushrooms and cheese to prawn curry, French baguette with ham, cheese, egg and salad, mini hamburgers, Spanish, German, Turkish and Chinese dishes.

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Phoenician Plaza Ice Cream Bar

Seating 80 guests and located on deck 6 of the ship, is designed to reflect an Italian Square with live music, a pastry and chocolate shop and ice cream parlour.

Coffee ranges from around €1.10 for an espresso €1.90 for a Cappuccino or espresso with chocolate cream and ice to €5.70 for an Irish Coffee and €6.70 for an iced coffee alcoholic coffee.

Hot Chocolate costs around €1.90 and tea (ranging from Darjeeling to camomile) is charged at €1.80.

Pastries cost from around €1.50 for small tartelettes, €0.80 for chocolate éclairs and €1.00 for chocolate mousse to €2.90 for a slice of fruitcake or cheesecake and €3.90 for sponge cakes such as Choco Light Bomb and Raspberry Mousse Cake.

Traditional Gelato Ice Cream is €1.20 per scoop, €2.50 per cone, $3.90 for a smoothie and €5.30 for a banana split or Vanilla and Strawberry ice cream with fresh strawberries.

Ice cream flavours range from chocolate, vanilla, hazelnut and pistachio to coffee, strawberry, mango, lemon, banana, melon, peach and raspberry.

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L’Arabesque (complimentary)

L’Arabesque is Preziosa's other Main Dining Room offering panoramic views and located on deck 6 with seating for 766 passengers.

With open seating for waiter served breakfast (from 7am to 10am) and lunch (12 to 2.00pm), dinner is served over two seatings with 1st seating around 7.15pm and 2nd at 9.45pm and features assigned seating. This means∘ that guests are allocated a set dining time at a specific table in one of the two MDR's for the duration of the cruise.

Serving a range of Italian and international cuisine, the evening menu offers a seven course continental style menu.

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Ristorante Italia

An intimate, 30-seat venue adjacent to Eataly only open for dinner. This specialty restaurant features a different menu each night that was created by the Eataly chefs.

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Nutella Corner and Happy Puppy Ice Crystal Drink Stand

Nutella Corner is located near the Aqua Park pool on deck 14, and serves chocolate crêpes and the Happy Puppy Ice crystal drink stand where children can purchase ice slush drinks in a variety of flavours and colours.

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La Locanda

La Locanda is Preziosa’s Pizzeria Wine bar, seating 105 guests and located on deck 7 of the ship just outside the Italian Eataly and Ristorante Italia restaurants.

The casual dining option serves traditional fresh stone baked pizza along with complimentary tapas and hors d’oeuvres to enjoy with a selection of wine either by the glass or bottle, cocktails, beer and cider.

The menu includes a 1m long pizza for guests to enjoy along with a metre long strip of wood containing the equivalent of 10 glasses of beer to quench their thirst.

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Galaxy Lounge

Based on the style of 1950s supper clubs, the à la carte Galaxy Lounge on deck 16 offer panoramic views and background music along side lazy brunch or the Mediterranean fusion cuisine dinner menu before transforming into the ship's disco spot at night.

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Entertainment

MSC Cruises’ uncompromising dedication to its passengers is nowhere more evident than the unrivalled entertainment programmes and facilities offered on board, with its state-of-the-art 1600 seat Theatre, futuristic Disco and Casino with over 1000 square metres of casino gaming and Virtual World, video games room.

Platinum Theatre

The 1,600 seat Theatre Lounge found onboard offers at least 6 different shows, and spans two decks. The seats are tiered, allowing guests to enjoy some of the most varied shows found at sea with the best view possible.

Main production shows are shown at 8.00pm for guests on 1st dinner seating and 10.15pm for those on 2nd dinner seating.

Two decks high and located on decks 6 and 7, it features Broadway style shows, illusionists, dancing on ice shows and circus extravaganzas.

During the day it also hosts bingo games and conferences

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Sports Bar

The name says it all; onboard passengers are unlikely to find a better place to relax and catch a game. There's a wide variety of sport shown here, from football to cricket, basketball to ice hockey, something to suit all tastes. Passengers will find a variety of alcoholic and soft drink awaiting, all of which are complimented by a sports-inspired menu, serving up dishes from all around the world.

The Sports Lounge on deck 7 is a multi-screen themed sports bar with seating for 87 passengers.

Featuring a customised drinks menu and snacks, it is also home to the two lane bowling alley which attracts a charge of €6 per game.

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Millennium Star Casino

The Casino, seating 323 features Roulette, poker, blackjack, and slot machines. It is served by its own bar.

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Green Sax Jazz Bar

The Green Sax Jazz Bar has seating for 106 visitors and features live jazz music along with a special range of 'made to measure' drinks.

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Diamond Bar & Library

The Diamond Bar overlooks the central atrium and is located on deck 6 serving the foyer area. It can seat up to 98 guests who can enjoy the musical entertainment from the bottom of the atrium.

The ideal place to settle down for a relaxing read from the extensive range of books, available in multiple languages, from the library and reading area which is incorporated into the bar area itself. A selection of board games can also be found in the library for guests' use.

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Preziosa Bar

The Bar is on deck 5 by the central atrium with 28 seats.

Guests can enjoy a drink here whilst listening to classical piano music, string quartets and singers.

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El Dorado Piano Bar

The ship's Piano and Martini Bar, seats 108 and is located on deck 7.

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The Pool Bars

The Pool bars are located by the Pool on deck 14.

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Il Cappuccino Coffee Bar

The ship's coffee shop serves a selection of cakes and desserts.

It is located on deck 7 with room for 58 passengers.

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Sweet Shop

La Caramella, on deck 6, is the ship's candy and confectionary shop, featuring a large variety of pic ‘n’ mix sweets along with a small selection of toys all at duty free prices.

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Boutiques

The ship boasts a variety of shops and boutiques. 

From the MSC Logo shop that sells MSC clothes, souvenirs and toys, La Profumeria selling a range of cosmetics and perfumes including Dior and Marc Jacobs.

La Boutique, on deck 6 sells men's, women's and children's fashion with brands including Polo, Ralph Lauren, Lacoste and Armani, and the L'Angolo Dell'Oggetto sells sunglasses, watches and fashion jewellery on deck 6 also.

The Duty Free Shop sells a range of tobaccos, liquors and snacks and is located on deck 6.

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Photo Shop

The Photo Shop is located on deck 7. Photos captured by the ship's professional photographers both on board and ashore can be viewed in the adjoining Photo Gallery area and purchased in the photo shop.

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Cyber Cafe

Guests can access the internet and their emails either using their own portable wireless devices or via the ship's Cybercafe on deck 5 opposite the Bar, where guests can use the 15 stations to access the internet. Charges are 15 cents per minute or if preferred a package of minutes may be purchased.  

  • €12 for 60 minutes
  • €19 for 100 minutes
  • €45 for 30 minutes
  • €59 for 480 minutes
  • €145 for 1440 minute

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Art Gallery

The Art Gallery features a selection of artwork from fine prints, lithographs, water colours and oils which can be purchased during the ship's champagne art auctions.

It is located outside the Sports Bar and Jazz Bar on deck 7.

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4D Cinema

Fantasia’s 4D ten seat cinema, with 3D graphics and moving seats to enhance guests' experience, is located on deck 16 aft and costs around €7.90 per viewing.

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F1 Simulator

The Formula One Simulator on deck 16 offers guests the chance to experience racing a Formula one car around a variety of tracks.

It costs around €9.90 per ride and children must be 3'6" or taller to use it.

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La Locanda

Serving a wide selection of wines by the glass or bottle along with cocktails, 22 different varieties of bottled and draught beer and cider with complimentary hors d’ouevres is La Locanda. The bar can be found on deck 7 of the ship with seating for 105 guests and offers the ideal place to start or end an evening.

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Galaxy Lounge

Galaxy Lounge on deck 16 is the ship's nightclub served by its own bar with a themed cocktail menu for guests to sample in-between dancing.

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Safari Lounge

The Safari lounge on deck 7 seats 295 guests and is the ship's show lounge with its own bar and dance floor. Entertainment on offer ranges from bingo to international dance music.

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Health and Fitness

The ship is well equipped to ensure her passengers stay active whilst travelling. From a fully-equipped gym with panoramic sea views, to an outdoor jogging track, to the MSC Aurea Spa. The Aurea Spa offers a range of treatments, including massages, facials, aromatherapy, as well as the only Balinese Spa at sea.

Gym (Gym)

The fully-equipped onboard gyms comes with stunning views as standard, courtesy of the panoramic windows., within the Spa. Fitted with the latest state-of-the-art Techno-gym equipment, personal trainers and innovative fitness programmes, the gym provides the perfect opportunity to stay active on a cruising holiday.

The state of the art fitness centre also includes an Adidas corner selling a range of sportswear and accessories for guests to purchase.

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MSC Aurea Spa (Spa)

The 1700 square metre MSC Aurea Spa on deck 14 with stunning sea views offers several innovative features unique to Preziosa including a range of signature treatments inspired by precious minerals.

It also features a healing Himalayan salt crystal bed for deep relaxation and detox and Himalayan Dream Pure Body Treatment, a water bed providing a full body hydrating thalassotherapy treatment with seaweed and mineral salts and a Shu Uemura Art of Haircabin which has 6 hair rituals for guests to choose from.

Additionally the spa has a barbershop complete with vintage barber’s chair offering a host of treatments, 20 different kinds of massage, 19 body treatments, 19 facial, 4 couples massages in the Harmony suite and a nail cabin. Treatments on offer range from anti-ageing facials and purifying facials to salt clay whirlpool baths and protective clay body mask and last from around 30 minutes to 60 minutes depending upon the type of treatment chosen.

The thermal suite within the spa includes a sauna, Turkish bath, frigidarium, tepidarium (a relaxation room with four warming chairs) and a multifunction shower with LED colour therapy that infuses the water and air with revitalising scents.

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The Pools and Aqua Park (Pool)

The outdoor Aqua Park and pool are mid-ship on deck 14. This is the main pool and it includes several different areas, along with two whirlpools. As well as the pool itself, it has tiled splash areas, water jets and fountains along with two whirlpools adjacent to it and a further two overhanging the Aqua Park area from deck 15.

Vertigo is 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.

Featuring twist and turns and average speeds of 6 metres a second, certain sections of the slide have translucent bands of colour which catch the light producing strobe effects, whilst a nine metre long transparent stretch of the slide overhangs the side of the ship providing those who dare to keep their eyes open with a spectacular view of the sea below. Vertigo is for people over 120cm tall and opening times are dependent upon itinerary and season.

The Aqua Park is served by the outdoor Saphir Bar and Turquoise bar.

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Top 18 Solarium (Solarium)

The Top 18 Exclusive Solarium is an adult only sanctuary on deck 18 featuring premium deck space, comfortable cocoons, a whirlpool bath, stunning sea views, a bar menu and complimentary fresh fruit skewers.

Also available are express reflexology and facial relax treatments which can be enjoyed directly from personal sun beds and last up to 20 minutes.

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Beauty Salon (Salon)

Guests wishing to have their hair styled or cut, manicures, pedicures or barber services for male passengers, can visit the ship's beauty parlour on deck 14 within the spa facilities.

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Kids and Teens