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MSC Poesia

MSC Poesia

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MSC Poesia is the third ship in MSC Cruises' Musica class. This ship features the latest technology in eco-friendly cruising without down-grading luxury and comfort. You will discover a new depth of excitement and entertainment while at sea with ecological standards on this beautifully modern ship. Be greeted on board with the stunning waterfall with bridges in the foyer and admire the elegant Italian design as you journey throughout the ship. Walk into your spacious and modern stateroom providing the finest in linens and modern amenities.

Stimulate all your senses by dining at any of the fine restuarants on board MSC Poesia. Fill yourself with delicious seven-course meals at either II Palladio or Le Fontane, both main restuarants on board. You can also experience a la carte dining at L'Obelisco or find yourself in an authentic Japanese restuarant, Kaito Sushi Bar, with cold and hot dishes prepared by an experienced master Sushi chef. No ship is complete without a casual buffet and MSC Poesia offers the best in quality and a wide variety of International dishes served for breakfast and lunch.

Amongst the assortment of restuarant choices on board, you will find plenty of entertainment on board MSC Poesia. Couples and families can relax under the stars and enjoy watching a movie on a enormous screen by the pool. Kids can enjoy a play area on board featuring the stone-age and dinosaurs! Enjoy dancing all night at the S32 Disco, enjoy a drink in the Zebra or Mojito Bar, or endulge yourself with a Balise massage at MSC Aurea Spa. Experience so much more on this ship with shows every night at the Carlo Felice Theater, take a chance with lady luck at Casino Royal, or have some fun with the kids at the video game room, Virtual Games. MSC Cruises offers a vacation experience you will be sure never to forget.

MSC Poesia Facts

Ship Class: Musica Class
Inaugural Year: 2008
Tonnage (GRT): 93,300
Country of Registration: Panama
Guest Occupancy*: 2,550
Crew: 987
Crew-to-Passenger Ratio: 1 to 2.6
Length: 964 feet
Beam: 106 feet
Passenger Decks: 12
Maximum Speed: 23 knots

Staterooms
Total: 1,275
Suites, with balcony: 18
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 809
Ocean View, without balcony: 173
Inside: 275

Accessible Staterooms: 17

Dining Type: Traditional

Casino: Yes

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Broadway Theater
Amongst the wide variety of entertainment on board MSC Poesia, the most thrilling may just be the Carlo Felice Theater. Adorned in all purple decor with gold accents this theater holds about 1240 eager audiences members. With full theatrical performances every night, you will have plenty of opportunity to experience a whole new world of excitement while at sea.

Kaito Sushi Bar
Enjoy both hot and cold traditional Japanese dishes at the Kaito Sushi Bar. You will feel like you were in the center of Tokoyo itself with type of cultural environment this restuarant creates. Watch master sushi chefs hand roll sushi or enjoy a seat next to the Zen Garden, either way you will feel at peace while enjoying a delicious Japanese meal during your MSC Poesia cruise.

MSC Aurea Spa
You can choose from an array of beauty treatments at the spa on board MSC Poesia, Bali massages or even just a simple hair cut and style at the salon. Enjoy taking a yoga class in the morning or maybe even a dance classes at the fitness center to get your day started. MSC cruises provide instructors, specially trained and educated, and are always available in the gym to get you started. Relax and rejuvenate at the Aurea Spa.

MSC Poesia Cruise Deals

Check out the cruise deals that we have available on MSC Poesia cruises:
Low Price Guarantee on all Cruises

Huge Discounts on all MSC Poesia Cruises!

Book any MSC cruise with us and you'll get a heavily discounted price, regardless of the ship or sail date! Because of our "Low Price Guarantee," nobody beats our MSC prices, so look around and you're sure to find the best MSC cruise deal possible when booking with us!
Cruise Sale

Kids Sail Free All Year Round on MSC Poesia Cruises!

Yes, that's right - kids (ages 11 and under) sail FREE on every single MSC Poesia cruise that's booked with us, while those that are 17 and under sail free on select MSC cruises. The kids must be the 3rd and/or 4th passenger in the stateroom to qualify for this offer.
No Booking Fees

No Booking Fees!

We do not charge booking fees on any cruises! You're sure to enjoy an affordable MSC Poesia cruise when booking with us!
Senior Travel Deals

Senior Discounts on MSC Cruises!

We're pleased to offer exclusive Boomer+ rates on select 7-night or longer MSC cruises to the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Northern Europe and Transatlantic cruises. These exclusive rates, for reservations with at least one guest in the stateroom that's 50 and older at time of sailing, include:
♦ Special reduced pricing
♦ Up to a 2-category upgrade
♦ Reduced $100 per person deposit
♦ Combinable with MSC Club discount
♦ Combinable with military/civil service discount
Valid for new bookings on select sailings and stateroom types for residents of U.S. and Canada only. Offer is capacity-controlled, subject to availability, cannot be combined with any other promotion, and may be withdrawn without notice. Other restrictions apply. Offer Expires April 30, 2014.
MSC Military Rates

Military & Civil Service Discounts on MSC…up to 10% off!

For all retired and active U.S. & Canadian Military personnel, spouses, parents, parents-in-law and dependent children. Discounted rates are available to all retired and active Military personnel, including U.S. Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard, National Guard, Army Reserve and Department of Defense personnel. Qualifying guests must present a valid I.D. badge from their respective company at the time of booking.
♦ Only available for reservations made with us over the phone. Contact us for pricing or more details.
Offer expires December 31, 2013. Up to a 10% discount can be applied to the prevailing market and/or promotional rates based on ship & sailing date chosen. Up to 10% for balcony staterooms and suites. Up to 5% for inside and oceanview staterooms. This discount does not apply to Military (Civil Service) and/or Interline Rates issued through a dedicated promotional rate notice. Minimum of one qualifying person is required per stateroom. Offer cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion and may be withdrawn without notice. Offer is capacity controlled, subject to availability and restrictions apply. Not combinable with MSC Club Discount.
Our special offers on MSC Poesia cruises may not be combinable. Certain restrictions apply to each offer. View terms and conditions during the online booking process.
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Pricing listed above is per person, based on double occupancy in the least expensive accommodations available, are subject to change, may not reflect the most recent pricing, and get updated daily at 4:00 am. Prices don't reflect discounts and special promotions that you may qualify for. Go to Step 3 of the online booking process to view the live pricing and latest sales. Government taxes and fees are additional (viewable on Step 5).
Jump to: Suites - Balconies - Oceanviews - Insides
Newly introduced by MSC, guests now have the opportunity of choosing not just their stateroom, but the experience they want. You have the choice of one of four Inclusive Experiences: Bella, Fantastica, Aurea, & MSC Yacht Club, all of which come with their own special services and amenities.
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Suite with Aurea Exerience Suite with Aurea Exerience (Category S3)
Approximate Size: 317 square feet (includes 48 sq ft balcony)
Located on: Deck 15

The most premium suites aboard MSC Poesia offer floor-to-ceiling glass doors where you can enjoy spectacular views from the balcony. Stateroom also includes spacious wardrobe, TV, telephone, availability of internet connection by your own laptop for a nominal fee, a bathroom with tub, hair dryer, mini bar and safe. Includes all the amenities of the Aurea Experience.
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Balcony Stateroom with Aurea Experience Balcony Stateroom with Aurea Experience (Category B3)
Approximate Size: 199 square feet (includes 38 sq ft balcony)
Located on: Deck 12 & 15

These spacious staterooms offer the same amenities as a superior balcony featuring a private balcony, single beds that can be converted into double beds (on request), air conditioning, spacious wardrobe, hairdryer, bathroom with shower, TV, telephone, mini bar and safe. Includes all the amenities of the Aurea Experience.
Balcony Stateroom with Fantastica Experience Balcony Stateroom with Fantastica Experience (Category B2)
Approximate Size: 199 square feet (includes 38 sq ft balcony)
Located on: Decks 9, 10, 11 and 12

These spacious staterooms offer the same amenities as a superior balcony featuring a private balcony, single beds that can be converted into double beds (on request), air conditioning, spacious wardrobe, hairdryer, bathroom with shower, TV, telephone, mini bar and safe. Includes all the amenities of the Fantastica Experience.
Balcony Stateroom with Bella Experience Balcony Stateroom with Bella Experience (Category B1)
Approximate Size: 199 square feet (includes 38 sq ft balcony)
Located on: Decks 8 & 9

These spacious staterooms offer the same amenities as a superior balcony featuring a private balcony, single beds that can be converted into double beds (on request), air conditioning, spacious wardrobe, hairdryer, bathroom with shower, TV, telephone, mini bar and safe. Includes all the amenities of the Bella Experience.
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Oceanview Stateroom with Fantastica Experience Oceanview Stateroom with Fantastica Experience (Category O2)
Approximate Size: 183 square feet
Located on: Decks 5 & 8

With the ocean in full view, these spacious staterooms aboard MSC Poesia feel even more commodious. Features include single beds that can be converted into double beds (on request), spacious wardrobe, internet connection by your own laptop for a nominal fee, hairdryer, bathroom with shower, TV, telephone, mini bar and safe. Includes all the amenities of the Fantastica Experience.
Oceanview Stateroom with Bella Experience Oceanview Stateroom with Bella Experience (Category O1)
Approximate Size: 183 square feet
Located on: Deck 8

With the ocean in full view, these spacious staterooms aboard MSC Poesia feel even more commodious. Features include single beds that can be converted into double beds (on request), spacious wardrobe, internet connection by your own laptop for a nominal fee, hairdryer, bathroom with shower, TV, telephone, mini bar and safe. Includes all the amenities of the Bella Experience.
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Inside Stateroom with Fantastica Experience Inside Stateroom with Fantastica Experience (Category I2)
Approximate Size: 151 square feet
Located on: Decks 8, 11, 12, 14 and 15

Inside these private retreats that boast 151 square feet of beautifully designed Italian luxury you are sure to experience relaxation at its best. Each stateroom features comfortable single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request), wardrobe, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, internet connection on your own laptop for a nominal fee, interactive TV, telephone, mini-bar, and safe. Includes all the amenities of the Fantastica Experience.
Inside Stateroom with Bella Experience Inside Stateroom with Bella Experience (Category I1)
Approximate Size: 151 square feet
Located on: Decks 8, 9, 10 and 11

Inside these private retreats that boast 151 square feet of beautifully designed Italian luxury you are sure to experience relaxation at its best. Each stateroom features comfortable single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request), wardrobe, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, internet connection on your own laptop for a nominal fee, interactive TV, telephone, mini-bar, and safe. Includes all the amenities of the Bella Experience.


All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room listed. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements or be a different size than listed. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all details with the cruise line directly.

MSC Poesia Deck Plans

Click a deck provided below to view it:

Select Deck
Deck 16 (Sport)
Deck 15 (Alfieri)
Deck 14 (Pascoli)
Deck 13 (Foscolo)
Deck 12 (Leopardi)
Deck 11 (D'Annunzio)
Deck 10 (Carducci)
Deck 9 (Ungaretti)
Deck 8 (Tasso)
Deck 7 (Manzoni)
Deck 6 (Dante)
Deck 5 (Petrarca)

Category Legend
S3 Suite with Aurea Experience
B3 Balcony with Aurea Experience
B2 Balcony with Fantastica Experience
B1 Balcony with Bella Experience
O2 Oceanview with Fantastica Experience
O1 Oceanview with Bella Experience
I2 Interior with Fantastica Experience
I1 Interior with Bella Experience


Deck Plan Key
12 Suite with Balcony
12 Suite with Balcony
12 Suite with Balcony
12 Suite with Balcony
12 Suite with Balcony
12 Suite with Balcony


The deck plans of MSC Poesia provided on this page are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all information with MSC Cruises directly.
Deck 7 (Manzoni)
MSC Poesia Deck Plans

MSC Orchestra Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of MSC Orchestra:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
MSC Aurea Spa
MSC Aurea Spa
Cayo Levantado Pool Area
Cayo Levantado Pool Area
The Zebra Bar
The Zebra Bar
Mojito Bar
Mojito Bar
Le Fontane Restaurant
Le Fontane Restaurant
L'Obelisco Restaurant
L'Obelisco Restaurant
Kaito Sushi Bar
Kaito Sushi Bar
Carlo Felice Theater
Carlo Felice Theater
Casino Royal
Casino Royal
S32 Disco
S32 Disco
♦ View other MSC cruise ships: MSC Armonia l MSC Divina l MSC Fantasia l MSC Meraviglia l MSC Magnifica l MSC Musica l MSC Opera l MSC Orchestra l MSC Preziosa l MSC Seaside l MSC Seaview l MSC Sinfonia l MSC Splendida