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MSC Poesia

MSC Poesia

Launched

2008

Tonnage

92,627

Length

964

Capacity

3,223

MSC Poesia is an innovative cruise ship with elegant style that brings traditional craftsmanship to creative designs. From the spectacular foyer waterfall to the Zen Garden, authentic Japanese Sushi bar and opulent MSC Aurea Spa, MSC Poesia is an elegant cruise ship and perfect for total relaxation. The MSC Aurea Spa has a steam room, sauna, a whole range of beauty treatments and some of the most soothing massages at sea. For our more active guests, sports and fitness activities include a basketball court, tennis court, shuffleboard, state-of-the-art gym and mini-golf. There are 3 swimming pools, 4 whirlpool baths and a giant poolside cinema screen. Children and teens are equally well looked after and have their own clubs and parties, a dedicated Stone Age and Dinosaur Play Area, access to exhilarating video games and even a DJ disco! Food is always at the heart of an MSC cruise and the cuisine on board MSC Poesia is no exception. Each dish is prepared with fresh, quality ingredients by our skilful chefs and served in the elegant surroundings of the main dining rooms Il Palladio and Le Fontane. The varied lounge bars offer wine tasting in the Grappolo d’Oro , refreshing mojitos in the Mojito cocktail bar and indulgent cigars and spirits in the cigar room.

Fitness Center
Gym
Tennis Court
Yoga

A la carte restaurant
Bar
Cafe
Lounge Bar
Sushi Bar

Cigar Bar
Disco
Theatre

Library
Nightclub
Shuffle Board

Hair Salon
Hot Tubs
Jacuzzi
Sauna
Spa

Art Gallery
Duty-free shop
Photo Shop
Security Safe
Shopping Gallery
Shore Excursion Office

Restaurant

Located on deck 6, the complimentary restaurant, once of our two main dining rooms offers a glamorous, luxurious venue for our guests. The restaurant offers delicious gourmet dining ranging from traditional to contemporary Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. All our ingredients are sourced from the continent and bread is baked freshly on board.

Restaurant

A wonderful variety of dishes, high quality Italian meats, to fresh fruits and vegetables. Every product is fresh and carefully handled, such as baked on board breads the passion and knowledge of the most distinctive native bakeries. Dishes range from traditional to exclusive Mediterranean cuisines, almost refined international recipes.

Kaito Sushi Bar

Welcome to a different dining experience on board MSC Poesia. The Kaito Sushi Bar is located on deck 7, serving authentic Japanese dishes with a flair of the orient.  Soak up the golden surroundings of Japanese minimalism with a cup of warm sake!

All meals are prepared and cooked by hand for your pleasure. Enjoy hot and cold dishes with an excellent selection of sushi, sashimi, ramen and many other appetising delights! The Kaito Sushi Bar is too flavourful to forget!

Villa Pompeiana Self Service Café

Our very own buffet and pizzeria! Located on deck 13, Villa Pompeiana serves a delicious range of foods that range from Mediterranean to contemporary Italian dining. The restaurant hosts up to 472 guests and complimentary.
Breakfast 7am- 10am
Lunch 12pm- 2.30pm
Afternoon Tea 4pm- 5pm
Dinner 6.45- 3.30am

L’Obelisco Steak House À la Carte

Delicious Steak dining a la carte, brought to you by MSC Poesia! Situated on deck 13, L’Obelisco Steak House offers an excellent menu with breath-taking views. The restaurant seats up to 250 guests and serves a surf and turf menu. Be sure to book yourself to attend in advance as this is a very popular venue!

Mojito Ice Cream Bar

The Mojito Ice cream bar serves a truly delightful treat of Italian Gelatos! It our pride to serve our guests over 16 different flavours of traditional Italian ice creams, amongst other desserts!
Located on deck 13, the Mojito Ice cream bar is a perfect stop after a swim or just a treat!

Casino Royal

Our casinos are elegantly designed, featuring games for all types of players. You’ll be able to try your hand at Roulette or Blackjack, challenge yourself at one of our Poker tables, or choose among a variety of slot machines.

White Party

It’s all white for a night with dazzling décor and costumes to suit the theme, plus a special performance starring our theatre cast. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

S32 Disco

Boogie the night away with some brilliant music and fabulous drinks!

Sailaway Party

A start-of-the-cruise event celebrating the ship’s departure, led by the Entertainment Team and Dancers in a spectacular Costume Parade. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

Teatro Carlo Felice

Enjoy the beautiful interior of purples and shimmering star lights! The Teatro Carlo Felice is glamorous, opulent and luxurious!

Il Grappolo d’Oro Lounge & Wine Bar

Tapas and wine bar- enjoy the Latin ambiance with lovely wine!

Pigalle Lounge

A bar with its own lounge and dance floor! The Pigalle Lounge is the venue to master classes, Karaoke and music concerts!

Giada Bar

The Giada bar is a great place to go to before heading to the dining room. There are delicious beverages of light wine to cleverly made cocktail drinks. Enjoy the pre-dinner bar atmosphere with live music and singalong entertainment!

The Hitchcock Lounge Cigar Room

A classic cigar room with timeless and beautiful ambient surroundings. You will feel transported back to glamour that has a specially created to enhance that pleasure.

The Zebra Bar

A great place for a drink and entertainment! The Zebra bar has its own dance floor and hosts activities ranging from Bingo, Pub quizzes and Karaoke!

Le Rendez-Vous Piano Bar

Brilliant reception Bar with seating up to 142 guests and live music.

Coffee Bar

The exclusive Coffee Bar with complimentary snacks ranging from pastries to cookies and crisps served with all beverages.

Swimming Pools

If a bit of poolside therapy sounds like your idea of heaven, look no further than one of our numerous swimming pools to get your fill of sun and relaxation, while our pool attendants can cater to your every need. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

MSC Aurea Spa

MSC Aurea Spa boasts an exotic interior of natural stone, precious woods and rich mosaics, and is equipped with specific and massage treatment suites. Being pampered by a traditional Balinese Massage is a truly unique experience. Thanks to a blend of scented essences and aromatic oils, your body is enveloped in an endlessly peaceful and relaxing aura. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Medi Spa Center

Relaxing on one of our ships will do wonders for you, but we also have a few secrets on board to help you look and feel even better. Make the most of our range of safe and effective Anti-Ageing treatments and return from your cruise visibly rejuvenated. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Thermal Area

Get a lasting sensation of absolute wellbeing that will accompany you well beyond your cruise. All our ships are equipped with a Thermal Area where you can enjoy a soothing sauna, a relaxing steam or an invigorating whirlpool bath. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Beauty Salon

You can enjoy the expertise of highly specialised staff in aesthetic treatments to offer you excellent results and improve the relaxing effects of your cruise. Customize your cruise with the best treatments for your body. Unwind and feel fantastic! Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Jean Louis David Hair Salon

Refresh your look with a new hairstyle from our Jean Louis David International Team. There are different packages which include a personalised shampoo & conditioning mask, a haircut and a single process colour treatment. Leave the salon styled and ready for a great evening onboard. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Power Walking Track

Enjoying time off on your cruise doesn’t need to mean letting your fitness routine slide, so gear up and rendezvous with the power walking and jogging track on deck to get your daily exercise fix while also savouring outstanding ocean views. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

Minigolf

You’ll need to combine hand-to-eye coordination with a deft, light touch to get around our entertaining open-air minigolf course on board the ship. Get together with your friends and family to see who has what it takes to be crowned the minigolf King or Queen. Available on: MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, MSC Opera, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Musica, MSC Orchestra, MSC Poesia Type of service: Included

Basketball

Come to the outdoor basketball court at the Sport Center for a chance to hang out with friends, have fun shooting hoops and enjoy a full-body workout at the same time. You may not make the latest line-up of the Harlem Globetrotters, but you’re sure to have a great time. Available on: all MSC Ships except MSC Opera, MSC Lirica and MSC Preziosa. Type of service: Included

Tennis Court

Anyone for tennis? Play to your heart’s content at the outdoor tennis court of our on-board Sport Center. Tennis is ideal for getting some healthy activity, honing your hand-to-eye coordination and having loads of fun. Game, set and match to you. Available on: all MSC Ships except MSC Opera, MSC Lirica and MSC Preziosa Type of service: Included

Volleyball

Fast-paced, energetic and a ton of fun to play, volleyball is one of the world’s most popular team sports and one you can enjoy at the outdoor volleyball court at the on-board Sport Center. Burn some calories and get a thorough cardio-vascular workout while you land a kill and beat the opposing team. Available on: all MSC Ships except MSC Opera, MSC Lirica and MSC Preziosa Type of service: Included

Five-a-side Football

Fancy a game of footy? Your wish can be granted at the outdoor five-a-side football pitch at the Sport Center. Team up with some friends or family and play a match against another on-board team. A great way to have fun, get active and turn strangers into friends. Available on: all MSC Ships except MSC Opera, MSC Lirica and MSC Preziosa Type of service: Included

Gym by Technogym

Fitted with authentic TechnoGym® equipment and featuring panoramic ocean views, the on-board gym is the place to be for all those who take their fitness regime seriously. Hone your physique with a full set of TechnoGym® apparatus every day of your cruise to look better than ever before. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

BABY CLUB 0-2

A dedicated area and a range of facilities for babies and toddlers to enjoy. The clubs include two special services: MSC Baby Time: babies can play with their parents MSC Baby Care: parents can leave their babies with the Youth Staff On several ships* kids under 3 age can play in Chicco Baby Club. Chosen by the Osservatorio Chicco Baby Research Centre, our selection of modern, fun and educational toys and games will entertain our smallest guests for hours. From learning to play in English, to music and rhythm. *available on: MSC Grandiosa, MSC Bellissima, MSC Seaview, MSC Seaside, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, and MSC Opera. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

MINI CLUB 3-6

Kids from 3 to 6 years of age will enjoy many fun activities specially catered for their age group. In addition, during the cruise little sailors can hold a special event called: LEGO® Experience On Board. On several MSC Cruise ships* kids can play with a great selection of LEGO® bricks and equipment in our Lego Clubs. And with a range of LEGO toys on sale on board each of our ships, you can give your kids the opportunity to express their creativity whenever and wherever they want! *available on: MSC Grandiosa, MSC Bellissima, MSC Seaview, MSC Seaside, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, MSC Opera, MSC Splendida. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

JUNIOR CLUB 7-11

Every day, kids from 7 to 11 years of age will enjoy experimenting with a vast choice of games and activities specially catered for their needs. Let your kids dive into a world of entertainment with our sport tournaments, hi-tech games and art & craft activities. In addition, during the cruise little sailors can hold a special event called: LEGO® Experience On Board. On several MSC Cruise ships* kids can play with a great selection of LEGO® bricks and equipment in our Lego Clubs. And with a range of LEGO toys on sale on board each of our ships, you can give your kids the opportunity to express their creativity whenever and wherever they want! *available on: MSC Grandiosa, MSC Bellissima, MSC Seaview, MSC Seaside, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, MSC Opera, MSC Splendida. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

YOUNG CLUB 12-14

Youngsters have a place of their own with fantastic supervised facilities where they can meet up and do their own thing. From themed games to sports and competitions, they will have a massive choice of activities to have fun and make new friends . Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

TEEN CLUB 15-17

Teenagers can look forward to having the time of their lives onboard, from sports and competitions, dance contests and social network games to Wii, Xbox and PS3 tournaments. And in the evening, they can enjoy the teen disco, karaoke, White Party, Flashmob and many other themed events. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

KELLY & KLOE

Kelly & Kloe Onboard is a web series that follows the story of two young girls – Kelly and Kloe – who spend time on board an MSC Cruises ship alongside their father – the Master. The full day of kids’ entertainment, designed around the “Kelly & Kloe” story, will allow children on board to explore the ship and play like “Kelly & Kloe” themselves, bringing to life the magic of the story. Kids will be able to learn the theme song and dance routine from the web series, take part in a selfie contest dressed up as characters from the story as well as have the chance to get creative by writing their very own episode to of the adventure story. Click here to find out more and watch all episodes. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

Lego Experience

Once during every cruise we hold a special entertainment event called the LEGO® Experience On Board: an entire day dedicated to fun LEGO activities for the whole family to enjoy. Thanks to this special activity your kids can spend hours building and creating whatever they want! Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

Excursions

The itinerary you will choose will be based on the destinations you want to visit. After all, a cruise is a journey, it’s waking up in a different port every day, and it’s soaking up cultures and customs that vary every time you step off the ship. Each itinerary is a singular opportunity for you to explore the world. Don’t just see the world, be part of it. Enjoy discovering more about the places you visit. Safe, secure and with multilingual guides our shore excursions will give you a chance to discover the secrets, customs and history of the cities you’ll visit. With minivans, or with chauffer driven cars for MSC Yacht Club members, get immersed in a different world every day.

Photo Arcade

An on board photo service is available throughout your cruise. Professional photographers will capture the highlights of your cruise and its special moments. Our photographers can also create portraits of you and your family or friends using a variety of high quality studio backgrounds or key locations throughout the ship.

Photo Shop

Smile! Our professional team of photographers constantly roam the ship, capturing wonderful memories every day. Be sure to stroll through the Photo Gallery daily, so you don’t miss one of their great shots of you and your loved ones enjoying your cruise. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Library

Located on Deck 7, there is an excellent selection of books, card games and table games. The Library is a wonderful retreat to all our guests who enjoy reading. We have a brilliant selection of books and manuscripts which are available in many languages.

Art Gallery

Located on deck 7, The Art Gallery boasts an excellent selection of various styles of work ranging from fine prints, lithographs and water colours, amongst other varieties. Art work can be purchased during the ship’s champagne art auctions.

Cyber Cafe

Dubbed as the ship’s computer room, the Cyber Café is located on deck 7. Stay in touch via social media and stay up to date with present happenings whilst cruising on board MSC Orchestra. Buy Internet packages once you get on board: €120 24 hours €50 8 hours €15 100 minutes €10 60 minutes

Card Room

The Card Room is located on deck 7 inside the ship’s library and reading room, hosting up to 28 guests. Enjoy classic card games with timeless style of fun!

Special Requirements

Any guest with a condition that may affect fitness to travel, or any other special need, is asked to provide full details by filling in the appropriate form at the time of booking, and may be asked to submit a doctor’s certificate. The Company can refuse the booking or the carriage of any guest who is deemed to be unfit for travel or whose condition may constitute a danger to themselves, the vessel, aircraft and/ or other Guest on the grounds of safety.
Any specific transport and/on lodging and/or assistance needs must be communicated at the time the reservation.
Our guests who are pregnant and have exceeded their 24th week are also not invited to sail. This is due to the lack of medical equipment needed to accommodate their needs.

Disabled Facilities

On board have accessible cabins for all our guests. We also have wheelchair availability, hearing and visual aids. Guests with hearing impairments can opt for TDD systems kits to be in their cabins. Guests with visual impairments are advised to travel with a Carer – we also allow healthy and travel-safe guide dogs on board.
We ask our guests with specific requirements to inform travel agents before booking so we can prepare accommodations.

Special Diets

Most special diets can be catered for on board if requested when booking your cruise. Kosher meals (pre-packaged) and Halal products (beef, lamb and poultry) are available if requested at least two months before departure. MSC Cruise is certified by Bureau Veritas to provide gluten free menus worldwide in the main restaurants on board. Pre-packaged gluten-free snacks, biscuits, croissants, sponge cakes and muffins are also available on board.

Dress Code

Shore Excursions
Casual wear is advised

Informal Evening wear
Ladies: Seasonal Dresses
Gentlemen: Light weight jackets, Shirt

Formal Evening wear
Ladies: Cocktails Dresses
Gentlemen: Dinner Jacket
* Extra clothing such as coats and shawls are advised to bring for warmth.

Gala Evening and Party wear
Semi Formal dress code is advised for Ladies and Gentlemen.
Religious Sites
Modest clothing is advised
(Covered Knees/ Shoulders/ No low cut tops

Cabins

Cabin Name / Grade Deck Position
Inside Bella – [I1] Deck 11 – D Annunzio Inside
Inside Fantastica – [I2] Deck 11 – D Annunzio Inside
Outside Bella (Partial Views) – [O1] Deck 8 – Tasso Outside
Outside Fantastica – [O2] Deck 5 – Petrarca Outside
Balcony Bella – [B1] Deck 11 – D Annunzio Balcony
Balcony Fantastica – [B2] Deck 11 – D Annunzio Balcony
Balcony Aurea – [B3] Deck 11 – D Annunzio Balcony
Suite Aurea – [S3] Deck 15 – Alfieri Suite
Super BINGO – [SBG] Suite
BINGO Inside – [BIN] Inside
BINGO Outside – [BOU] Outside
BINGO Balcony – [BBL] Balcony
Family 2 connecting balcony cabins – [FLA] Balcony
Superbingo Family – [323] Suite
Inside Exp. Aurea – [I3] Deck 12 – Leopardi Inside
Acc. With Cab.Change During Cruise – [SPL] Cabin
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