MSC Orchestra is a vessel of the Musica project with a displacement of 89000 tons and a passenger capacity of 3060 people; it has been cruising since 2007.
There are 275 interior cabins with an area of 13-14 sq. m. on the cruise ship. The maximum number of passengers they can accommodate is 4. Pullman beds located above the main beds represent an additional sleeping accommodation.
265 oceanview cabins have an area of 16-17 square meters, 92 of which have a limited view (the view from the window is partly or completely limited because of a lifeboat located behind the window). The cabins having a limited view are located on deck 8. The maximum number of persons to be accommodated is 4.
There are 809 balcony cabins with an area of 17-21 sq. m. on the cruise ship. The maximum number of passengers to stay there is 4. Most cabins attributed to the Bella category with an area of 16-17 sq. m. are designed for double accommodation and yet, some cabins have a larger size allowing them to accommodate 3-4 passengers. Balcony cabins of the Fantastica category have an area of 17-21 square meters. The balcony of such a cabin is equipped with a coffee table and chairs.
18 suites located on deck 15 have an area of 31 square meters including a balcony. As compared to the standard balcony cabin the suite has a larger size, spacious wardrobe, and availability of a full-sized bath instead of a shower cabin in the bathroom. A folding sofa represents additional sleeping accommodation.
Each cabin on board has a TV, a minibar, an air conditioner, a safe, a telephone, and a hair dryer. In addition to it, there are two 220-V and two 110-V sockets in each cabin.
Bathrooms of all the cabins on board are equipped with shower cabins whereas suites have full-sized baths. There are dispensers containing shampoo and shower gel in the shower cabins.
The cruise cost includes food served in the following restaurants:
La Piazzetta Buffet is a buffet restaurant located on deck 13. It is open for breakfast from 6.30 to 11.30, for lunch from 12.00 to 16.00, and for dinner from 18.30 to 21.30. Pizza is available from noon till midnight whereas snacks are available from midnight till 2.00.
Villa Borghese and L'Ibiscus are two main à la carte restaurants on board located on decks 5 and 6. Dinner here is served in two seatings. The first seating starts at 18.30, whereas the second one is at 21.00. Villa Borghese is also available for breakfast from 07.30 to 09.30, and lunch there is served from 12.00 to 14.00. During breakfast and lunch, free seating is used; each passenger has his or her designated table for dinner.
For more information concerning food on the MSC cruise ships please consult "Cruising with MSC Cruises. Complete Guide".
The following kinds of entertainment are available to passengers on board:
- 2 swimming pools on deck 13, and jacuzzi;
- casino (deck 7);
- fitness center;
- SPA center;
- mini golf;
- kids’ club;
- photo gallery (deck 7);
- beauty salon;
- library (deck 7), etc.
Theater and swimming pool on MSC Orchestra
Cruise Ship’s Peculiarities
- The main peculiarity of the MSC Orchestra is the lack of a covered swimming pool.