MSC Poesia

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Built In 2008 | Registry Panama | Total Staterooms 1,275

An ode to beauty

MSC Poesia is our poem to the beauty of the seas, innovative ecological cruise ship that that brings traditional craftsmanship to creative designs. Step aboard and you'll enter a refined world of comfort, created to surprise and delight. There's so much to delight in from the spectacular foyer waterfall to the Zen Garden, authentic Japanese Sushi bar and opulent MSC Aurea Spa wellness center with steam room, sauna and divine massages to pamper body and mind, it's the perfect place to unwind.

It's the perfect place to unwind upon your arrival or after the many sports and fitness activities available on board, including a basketball court, tennis court, shuffleboard, state-of-the-art gym and mini golf area. Kids and teens are equally well served, with their own clubs and parties, a dedicated Stone Age and Dinosaur Play Area, stunning video games and even a DJ disco! Plus there are naturally all the resort amenities you could wish for, including 3 swimming pools, 4 whirlpools and a giant poolside cinema screen.

The gourmet cuisine on board brings you specialties from around the world. Experience the Mediterranean flair firmly rooted in the values of the Italian slow food movement, as you'd expect of an MSC cruise. Every succulent dish is freshly prepared with care by our skilled chef's from prime quality ingredients.

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

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

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Life Onboard

Interior Staterooms
Nestle into affordable comfort after a day of exploration in port, or an evening of entertainment on the ship.
All Interior Staterooms feature a European King bed convertible to two single beds, bathroom with shower, shampoo, shower gel, hair dryer, satellite/interactive television, Internet connection and direct dial telephone (additional fees apply), mini-bar, and safe. 151 sq ft.

Oceanview Staterooms
A window brings morning sunshine or soft moonlight into your comfortable home away from home.
All Oceanview Staterooms feature a European King bed convertible to two single beds, bathroom with shower, shampoo, shower gel, hair dryer, satellite/interactive television, Internet connection and direct dial telephone (additional fees apply), mini-bar, and safe. 183 sq ft.

Balcony Staterooms
A just-for-you balcony offers the privacy of your own outdoor lounging area. All Balcony Staterooms feature a European King bed convertible to two single beds, bathroom with shower, shampoo, shower gel, hair dryer, satellite/interactive television, Internet connection and direct dial telephone (additional fees apply), mini-bar, and safe. Superior Balcony: 234 sq ft (191 sq ft + 43 sq ft balcony); Standard Balcony: 199 sq ft (161 sq ft + 38 sq ft balcony).

Balcony Suites
All Suites feature a European King bed convertible to two single beds, walk-in closet, bathroom featuring tub with shower, hair dryer, shampoo, shower gel, satellite/interactive television, Internet connection and direct-dial telephone (additional fees apply), mini-bar and safe. Approximately 324 sq ft (279+45 sq ft balcony)

Restaurants on MSC Poesia
MSC Poesia offers 2 main restaurants, Il Palladio and Le Fontane. Each one boasts a top gastronomic selection thanks to the variety of dishes and the high quality of the foods, from choice Italian meats, scrupulously controlled, to fresh fruit. Every product is fresh and carefully handled, such as bread baked on board with the passion and knowledge of the most distinctive boulangerie. Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare, to the most refined international recipes. For a quick lunch choose Villa Pompeiana buffet restaurant offering the utmost quality and variety in Italian and international cuisine.

Speciality Restaurant - Kaito Sushi Bar
Kaito Sushi Bar is a unique concept where food is all prepared by hand by our experienced master Sushi chefs in an authentic Japanese minimalist restaurant setting, providing a genuine taste of Japanese cold and hot dishes, including sushi, sashimi, tempura etc.

Bars and Lounges
On MSC Poesia guests can choose from 16 bars, inspired by different themes and inimitable in their wine and food selection, thus satisfying even the most sophisticated and demanding palates.

The "Kids Sail Free" offer applies to children age 11 (at time of departure) and under sailing as third/fourth guests in same stateroom/suite as parent or responsible adult . Offer is subject to availability of third and fourth berth accommodations, is capacity controlled, cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion and is not valid for Holiday and New Year’s sailings and also not valid on MSC Yacht Club. This promotion is for cruise-only Early Booking Fares and cannot be combined with air add-ons, hotel packages, or transfers. Additional restrictions may apply. Government fees and taxes are additional.

All children onboard MSC cruise ships can enjoy tasty, creative dishes as well as varied and entertaining main courses. Vast menu selection is designed to meet children's tastes as well as their nutritional needs. Vegetable purees or soups, baby food, and/or fresh fruit shakes can be made available for younger guests by making a special request with the head steward.

A highly qualified staff is responsible for entertaining younger guests to ensure that their cruise holiday is just as memorable as any adults’. There are ad-hoc programs designed for every age group, as well as sporting competitions, contests, quizzes, treasure hunts, and water games in the swimming pool. A fully-equipped games room is also available with a vast selection of toys selected according to the needs of each age group; these range from board games, draughts, chess, stencil, art, blackboards, modeling clay, coloring, group games and much more. Cruises has designed a full program of fun activities and games for children of every age, with a Mini Club for children aged from 3 to 9, the Juniors Club for children from 9 to 13 years and the Teenagers Club for those aged 13 and over.

MSC Cruises’ uncompromising dedication to its passengers is nowhere more evident than the unrivalled entertainment programmes and facilities offered on board MSC Poesia, with its state-of-the-art 1240 seat Teatro Carlo Felice, futuristic S32 Disco and Casino Royal with over 600 square metres of casino gaming and Virtual Games, video games room.

The onboard casino features the most popular attractions found in casinos all over the world, with games for players of all abilities. Try your luck at the slot machines or on the blackjack, roulette and poker tables. Feel the rush of adrenalin as you wait to see if lady luck is on your side.

Card Room/Game Room
Video Games/Arcade
Outdoor Pool
Sports Court
Fitness Center/Gym
Jogging Track
Miniature Golf
Full Service Spa
MedSpa Services
Sauna or Steam Room
Beauty Salon
Fitness Evaluation/Assessment
Health and Nutrition Evaluation

Deck Overview

Additional Ship Facts

  • Beam : 106 feet
  • Gross Tonnage : 92,627
  • Cruising Speed : 23 Knots
  • Electric Current : 110/220 volts
  • Officers Crew :
  • Bars Lounge : 2
  • Whirlpools Spa : 4
  • Pool : 3
  • Guest Deck : 12
  • Entered Service :
  • Restaurant : 5
  • Guests Double Occupancy : 2,550

Room Category Legend

  • I2 Interior Stateroom - Fantastica Experience
  • I1 Interior Stateroom - Bella Experience
  • O1 Obstructed
  • O2 Oceanview Stateroom - Fantastica Experience
  • B2 Balcony Stateroom - Fantastica Experience
  • B3 Balcony Stateroom - Aurea Experience
  • B1 Balcony Stateroom - Bella Experience
  • S3 Suite - Aurea Experience
  • SPL Interior Guarantee - Bella Experience
  • IW Inside Wellness
  • OW Outside Wellness
  • BW Balcony Wellness
  • FLA Superfamily