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Information about MSC Meraviglia
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The MSC Meraviglia started sailing in 2017. Former names: none. The MSC Meraviglia is registered in Panama City, Panama. The MSC Meraviglia has 2244 cabins.

You can expect between 4488 to 5386 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) MSC Meraviglia has a space ratio of 31.1. (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 37.3.

The MSC Meraviglia has 1400 crew members on board. There are 4 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.

Sister Ships

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
2017- MSC Meraviglia
2019- MSC Bellissima


There are 48 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

18 Decks

There are 18 on this ship. The highest deck number is 19. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 11.

64% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

Maiden voyage was Jun 11, 2017. Meraviglia, or Wonder in English, is the feeling of being amazed when we see something new, extraordinary or unimaginable. This is the first of the Vista-class ships and the first ship fitted with new technologies to improve the onboard digital experience. This allows guests to use smartphones, keycards, and bracelets to access their stateroom, make payments, and geolocate themselves. There are 2244 staterooms total and the decks are named after some of the worlds most famous architechtural and historic sites.

There are 12 dining options on board, and they include:

Marketplace Buffet- self-service, open kitchens, open 20 hours per day
Panorama Restaurant- main restaurant, flexible dining, all 3 meals, 7-course dinner menu
LOlive Dore- main restaurant, flexible dining, divided into 2 restaurants
HOLA! Tapas- by Michelin-star chef Ramon Freixas
Waves Restaurant- main restaurant, classic dining, complimentary, fixed dining, the only breakfast restaurant
MSC Yacht Club Restaurant- all 3 meals, different menu daily, Yacht Club members only
La Piazzetta Restaurant- self-service buffet and pizzeria
Butchers Cut- American steakhouse, open kitchen, indoor/outdoor seating
Carousel Lounge- dinner and a show, circus-style entertainment, gourmet food
Food Market- slow food products and italian dishes
Kaito Sushi Bar/Teppanaki- Japanese specialty
Jean-Philippe Chocolate and Coffee

Daytime entertainment can be found at the large water park which features 3 waterslides and indoor amusement park, as well as one of the many swimming pools and jacuzzis in the outdoor areas. For the rainy days or evenings, there is also a virtual games arcade and bowling, 4D Cinema, car and flight simulators, Team sport arena, and large Technogym. Kids and teens also have their own age appropriate clubs that they can enjoy time playing and learning.

Adults have their very own adults-only solarium which has a whirlpool, or they can check out the Aurea Spa Complex, which has steam rooms, sauna, relaxation room, thalassotherapy hot tubs, treatment rooms, and beauty salon. It is the largest spa on any MSC cruise ship with 20 treatment rooms and a very large thermal suite.

Exclusively for Yacht Club members is the Top Sail Lounge, which has dedicated concierge service. Drinks and snacks are served for free, and there is also an outdoor area and pool.

Nightly entertainment can be found at the Meraviglia Atrium, the Broadway Theatre, The Carousel Lounge, Plaza Meraviglia, the Attic Club disco, TV Studio and Bar, and The Casino Imperiale. There are also various bars and smaller lounges that offer live music and smaller group nightlife.

MSC Meraviglia Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2017
Years Old 7
Tons 167,600
Speed 22.7 knots
Length 1,034 feet
Beam 141 feet
Total Cabins 2,244
Crew 1,400
Expected Passengers 4,488 to 5,386
Expected Space Ratio 31
Total decks 18
Decks with cabins 11

MSC Meraviglia Features


  • 1 Retractable Roof Pools
  • 4 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 10 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • Ropes Course
  • No Mini Golf
  • Sports Court
  • No Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • No Library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • No Passenger Promenade
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • Smoking is only allowed in cigar rooms, the casino, one designated lounge, and outdoors on one side of the sun deck
  • Smoking is Prohibited in cabins, balconies, dining rooms, and theaters.

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