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Information about MSC Preziosa
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The MSC Preziosa started sailing in 2013. Former names: none. The MSC Preziosa is registered in Panama City, Panama. The MSC Preziosa has 1751 cabins.

You can expect between 3502 to 4378 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) MSC Preziosa has a space ratio of 31.8. (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 39.7.

The MSC Preziosa has 1388 crew members on board. There are 3 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.
2008- MSC Fantasia
2009- MSC Splendida
2012- MSC Divina
2013- MSC Preziosa


There are 45 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

17 Decks

There are 17 on this ship. The highest deck number is 18. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.

70% Balconies

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

Other Information

The 4 ships in the Fantasia Class were built in pairs and there are some differences between the two pairs. MSC-Fantasia and MSC-Splendida were built first followed by MSC-Divina and MSC-Preziosa. The differences between the pairs are the size of the central Hump and the size of the cabins on the Hump, the number of In Hull balconies, and the size of the Top Sail Lounge. The cabins on MSC-Fantasia and MSC-Splendida are shorter and wider than the same cabins on MSC-Divina and MSC-Preziosa.

This is the last ship in the Fantasia-class and is one of the largest in the fleet. There are 1751 staterooms and the decks are named after precious stones and minerals.

There are plenty of dining options on board. They include:

The Golden Lobster Restaurant- main dining room, all 3 meals, traditional meals and wines
L’Arabesque Restaurant- main dining room, Mediterranean cuisine, all 3 meals
La Locanda- wine bar and italian specialty with ala carte charge
Butchers Cut- American steakhouse with open kitchen, indoor/outdoor seating
Sports and Bowling Diner- sports bar with bowling lanes, ala carte
Inca & Maya- buffet restaurants with plenty of food options
La Palmeraie- For MSC Yacht Club members only, all 3 meals
Galaxy Lounge and Sky & Stars Disco- ala carte specialty for lunch and dinner, nightclub

Nightly entertainment can be found at the Platinum Theatre which offers grand productions twice per night, The Preziosa Atrium, Phoenician Plaza, The Green Sax Bar, Safari Lounge, and the Casino and Poker Room.

Children and teens have plenty to keep them busy with their own age-appropriate clubs and pool areas, plus for all ages is a 4D cinema, Sports Center, Aqua Park, Virtual game arcade, F1 Simulator, fitness center, and Cybercafe. Adults have an exclusive solarium with a garden and tiki bar, as well as Aurea Spa which offers 2 steam rooms, 4 saunas, hot tubs, heated pool, treatment rooms, and beauty salon. For Yacht Club members there is also a private pool area and bar.

MSC Preziosa Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2013
Years Old 11
Tons 139,072
Speed 23.0 knots
Length 1,094 feet
Beam 125 feet
Total Cabins 1,751
Crew 1,388
Expected Passengers 3,502 to 4,378
Expected Space Ratio 32
Total decks 17
Decks with cabins 9

MSC Preziosa Features


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


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • No 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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