Find a Cruise

 MSC Melody

MSC Melody has been retired and is no longer in service

Originally built in 1982 as the Atlantic for the now defunct Home Lines this ship later became one of Premier Cruise Line's Big Red Boats before being acquired by Mediterranean Shipping Cruises in 1997. The Melody is deployed in the Mediterranean during the summer months and in the Caribbean during the winter season.

No rating information available for this ship yet.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Wendy Morgan 66 3 Genoa to Durban

    Booked the cruise for the itineray and agree that it was cheap for a 21 day cruise. Embarkation in Genoa was delayed because computers had gone down due to adverse weather conditions (it more

    42 users found this review helpful.
  • Gail & Thomas Fitzgerald

    46-50 3 Jamaica, Columbia, Panama Canal, Costa Rica

    We got off the MSC Melody yesterday and are trying to get back into our everyday mode, very reluctantly I might add. We had searched for trip reviews for this particular ship more

    31 users found this review helpful.
  • Sean Wainer

    31 4 Western Mediterranean

    My husband and I booked a cruise on the MSC Melody from 08 Sept to 14 Sept. The booking was made in February this year, and final payment was also made then. It was made very clear more

    36 users found this review helpful.
  • J. Gates

    37 5 Eastern Mediterranean

    We chose this cruise for the Egypt stop, which I think was originally advertised as 2 days in Egypt. Other passengers also booked under the impression that there would be 2 days to more

    28 users found this review helpful.
  • PCJ Galpin

    57 3 Eastern MediterraneanReview

    Review of the cruise on board the MV Melody from Port Said, Egypt to Durban, South Africa. It’s an old adage that you get what you pay for, and if you buy cheap you pay dear. more

    17 users found this review helpful.
  • Ann Goodwin 68 10 Genoa to Durban

    We were on the same cruise as Wendy who writes so scathingly about it! Were we on the same ship I wonder. OK as we booked about 10 months prior to the trip we got a superior outside cabin so can' more

    27 users found this review helpful.
(1-6 of 6)

Ask questions and get advice from other cruisers on our popular discussion board,

Ship Summary
  • Operator:Mediterranean Shipping Cruises
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1098
  • Builder:Constr. Navale de la Mediterran�e
  • Full Capacity:1600
  • Inaugurated:1982
  • Space Ratio:32.0 / 22.0
  • Gross Tonnage:35,143gt
  • Crew:540
  • Length:672 ft. / 205 m