Cruise Ship Profiles

Ship specifications, photos, itineraries, accommodations, dining venues, notable rooms, activities, children's areas, deck plan, enhancements, incidents, accidents and more.

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MSC Preziosa News

The christening of MSC Preziosa is scheduled for March 23, 2013 in Genoa Italy.

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Itinerary

Leaves from various ports sailing Mediterranean itineraries beginning March 24, 2013. For a full list of itineraries, please visit the MSC website.

Updated March 2013

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CDC Ratings

None 

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Deck Plan

Deck 18 Topazio

Solarium, The One Pool, MSC Yacht Club Area

Deck 16 Acquamarina

Passenger Staterooms, Galaxy Lounge, Virtual World, Skys & Stars, Shuffleboard, F1 Simulator, 4-D Cinema, Brezza Marina, Doremi Castle

Deck 15 Cristallo

Top Sail Lounge, Passenger staterooms, MSC Yacht Club, Jogging Track, Whirlpools, Graffitis Teen Club, The Garden Bar, The Garden Pool and Zen Area

Deck 14 Smeraldo

Maya and Inca Buffet, Saphir Bar, Turquoise Bar, Aqua Park,  La Playa Preciosa, Pool Shop, Aurea Spa

Deck 13 Ametista

Passenger staterooms

Deck 12 Opale

Passenger staterooms

Deck 11 Giada

Passenger staterooms

Deck 10 Tormalina 

Passenger staterooms

Deck 9 Agata

Passenger staterooms

Deck 8 Onice

Passenger staterooms

Deck 7 Rubino

(Promenade Deck) Platinum Theater, El Dorado Piano Bar, Art Gallery, Green Sax Jazz Bar, Sports Bar and Bowling, Italia Cafe, Restaurant Italia, Photo Shop, Saffari Lounge cabaret-style

Deck 6 Diamante

Platinum Theater, Casino, Boutiques, Library, Excursion Office, Candy Shop, L'Arabesque Restaurant, The Golden Lobster main restaurant

Deck 5 Corallo

Passenger staterooms, Reception, Cyber Cafe, Preziosa Bar, Golden Lobster Restaurant

Deck 4 Ambra Deck

Medical Center, Tender Access

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MSC Aurea Spa

State-of the-art spa treatment and fitness center includes:

• 20 kinds of massages

19 body treatments

19 facials

4 couples rituals in the lavish Harmony Suite and

6 hair rituals - each ritual an expert combination of treatments in a single, glorious session.

The facilities range from a Himalayan crystal salt bed and thalassotherapy water bed to Mya Advance - a real alternative to body sculpting, Q-Frequency radio frequency treatments, and electroporation - a non-invasive, anti-aging medical treatment that feeds deep into the skin without needles.

Inspired by the wisdom of Ancient Rome, the thermal experience builds on the detox effects of sauna and Turkish baths with an invigorating frigidarium and tepidarium, enhanced by modern warming chairs and a multifunction shower with LED color therapy that infuses the water and air with revitalizing scents.

A nail cabin, Shu Uemura Art of Hair suite and traditional Barber Shop top off the experience to leave you feeling beautifully renewed from head to toe.

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MSC Preziosa

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Specifications

Ship Class: Fantasia

Launch: March 2013

Refurbished:

GRT: 139,400

Length: 1,093 ft.

Speed: 24 Knots

Passengers: 3,502

Crew: 1,388

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Accommodations

Standard Amenities

Air conditioning, telephone - Availability of Internet connection on your own lap top (not included in price), bathroom with shower, mini bar, and safe. Wi-Fi service available in select rooms. All staterooms have satellite TV, mini-bar, safe, radio and 24-hour room service.

Suite Amenities

Additional Suite amenities include spacious wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub, and internet availability.

MSC Yacht Club

99 suites, between 247 and 570 square feet, furnished as a luxurious yacht; a large lounge with a breathtaking view of the sea; a Conciergerie with Swarovski crystal stairs; and other reserved spaces. Personal butlers will provide the most exclusive services such as taking care of the luggage, booking excursions, in-suite dining, choice of cigars, liquors and champagne.

Stateroom sizes

Inside 172 Sq. ft.
Outside 185-218 Sq. Ft.
Balcony 236 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Suite 290 Sq. ft. w/veranda

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Dining Venues

Inca and Maya Restaurants

Self service buffets located on Deck 14 (Smeraldo).

The Golden Lobster

Two-level main dining room.

L'Arabesque

Panoramic restaurant located on Decks 5 & 6.

Eataly

A choice of 18 dishes prepared and served at lunch and dinner, including pasta, vegetables, seafood, meat, cold cuts and cheeses.

Ristorante Italia

24-seat eatery offering evening dining with a different ultra-high-quality ‘table d’hôte’ menu every night.

Galaxy Lounge

Towering over the ship on deck 16, the Galaxy Lounge is the ship’s circular, panoramic disco restaurant. Offering fantastic views and casual dining in trendy surroundings, it’s a place to chill out, enjoy the music and soak up the atmosphere as you savour a lazy brunch or a delicious meal of fusion cuisine at any time of day. And once the dining’s done, it’s the ideal place to dance the night away.

La Caramella

Candy and Confectionary shop.

Aqua Park Ice Cream Bar

 

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Notable Rooms

Sports Bar and Bowling Diner

Sports bar and bowling lane. Sporting events featured when available.

Cinema

High-tech 4D cinema.

Platinum Theater

Main show lounge.

La Caramella

Candy shop.

Green Sax Jazz Bar

It’s a great place to grab an original cocktail from the extensive list, soak up the live music and immerse yourself in the inspired ambience.

Preziosa Bar

Good meeting place before dinner located just off the Black Crab Restaurant.

El Dorado

Pub with piano.

Millennium Star Casino

Slots, cards, games and more.

Cigar Bar

Cigar room.

Saffari Lounge

This large bar and lounge area exudes a fun, ethnic atmosphere thanks to the leopard-skin motif of its carpet and glass partitions, the two-tone tortoise-shell dance floor, the dramatic sculpted walls in brushed brass and the ethnic-design chandeliers and appliqués fashioned in black Murano glass and gilded metal.

Top Sail Lounge

MSC Yacht Club members only.

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Outdoor Features

Doremi Castle Aqua Park Adventures

This aquatic adventure playground for kids boasts an exhilarating array of sprays, fountains and other water features designed to splash, soak and delight. A drenching bucket builds suspense by filling up drip by drip over unsuspecting heads, ready to rain down from on high, while a battery of water cannons encourages mischievous interaction between friends old and new.

Vertigo

Starting way up on deck 18, Vertigo offers a thrilling journey through 120 metres of twists and turns. Bands of colour create a wonderful strobe effect as you zip through the tube. And when it shoots out over the edge of the ship, you’ll enjoy amazing views of the sea below - if you’re brave enough to keep your eyes open!

La Playa Preciosa

Pool with sliding roof and bar

The Garden Pool

Aft pool

Brezza Marina

Solarium and whirlpool baths located on Deck 16 (Aquamarine)

Top 18 Exclusive Solarium

Adults-only haven includes Solarium and whirlpool baths located on Deck 18 (Topazio).

Sports and Fitness

Jogging track, fitness area, sauna, mini-golf, shuffleboard, basketball, Formula 1 Simulator, and video arcade located on Michelangelo deck.

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Kid's Program

Graffiti's

Teen Club located on Deck 15 (Cristalo)

Children's Club

MSC offers dedicated indoor areas for the kids including a video game room. All entertainment activities, both for younger guests and adults are conducted in all languages to cater to the needs of every guest. As ships vary in size and facilities, kid’s activities are not restricted to the Mini Clubs.

MSC's kid’s club leaders organize lots of great activities, shows, and games such as treasure hunts, a mini-Olympics, painting courses, dancing, arts, and crafts. Each ship has a cheerful, spacious and safe playroom. Knowing your children are with our expert cruise staff, you can relax and enjoy the pool or unwind with an aromatic massage.

When parents are on excursions ashore, the Mini Club and Juniors Club will remain open for children 3-12 years of age. If parents are ashore or involved in other activities, the kids club leaders will also take youngsters to the buffet or the ship’s restaurant for children’s meals (from a dedicated Children’s Menu).

Children's Menu

Italian favorites like pasta and pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs and delicious pastries and desserts. The My Teen Card makes it convenient for kids 12 -17 to make pre-paid purchases while onboard.

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