Complete Guide to MSC Armonia Cruise Ship with prices, cabin and more

In 2019, MSC Armonia went through a major refurbishment. The most notable changes were an expanded water park and kids club areas for families with children or teenagers on board as well as enlarged buffets in both restaurants.

With additional space for massages, the MSC Aurea Spa has been enhanced to provide even more routes of relaxation. To complement this exquisite experience in luxury and pampering; guests will be able to access one show per night at the newly renovated La Fenice Theatre.

The MSC Armonia was bought by MSC Cruises in 2001, she was previously named - MS European Vision (Festival Cruises)



Cabins on MSC Armonia

MSC Armonia features 132 Suites, each with a private balcony and a couch which can be converted into a bed; 94 Balcony cabins; 2 Family cabins; 401 Ocean view cabins; 350 Interior cabins and 4 Wheelchair-Accessible cabins. 

All cabins come with two single beds that are converted to a queen-size (two singles on request), bedside tables, a flat-screen TV, safe, hairdryer, a private bathroom with shower & toilet, a spacious size closet. The mini-bar is stocked with various items (at a charge). The air-conditioning is individually thermostat controlled and the air is 100% fresh and not recycled. 

What is included in all MSC Musica Cabins

  • Private Air Conditioning
  • Spacious wardrobe
  • Bathroom with Showers or Bathtub
  • Interactive TV
  • Telephone (€)
  • Mini-Bar (€)
  • Wi-Fi Connection (€)
  • Safe-deposit box

Inside Cabin (no window)

351 Interior Cabins (≈13 m2)

  • A double bed can convert into two singles
  • Available in Bella and Fantastica Experiences

Interior Cabins are available on Deck 7 (Topazio), Deck 8 (Smeraldo), Deck 9 (Ametista) and Deck 10 (Tormalina).

MSC Armonia Interior Cabin with Bunk bed Image

Interior Cabin on MSC Armonia with a Pullman bed for 1 passenger (Bunk Bed)

MSC Armonia - Interior Cabin Plan


Outside Cabin (window)

401 Ocean View Cabins (from ≈13 m2 to ≈22 m2)

  • Double bed can convert into two singles
  • Available on Bella and Fantastica Experiences

Available on Deck 7 (Topazio), Deck 8 (Smeraldo), Deck 9 (Ametista) and Deck 10 (Tormalina). 

Be aware that 64 of these cabins have partially obstructed windows.

MSC Musica Ocean view Cabin Image

MSC Musica Ocean View Cabin  Plan

Balcony Cabin

94 Balcony Cabins (from ≈13 m2)

  • Double bed can convert into two singles
  • Available in Bella, Fantastica and Aurea Experiences

The Balcony Cabins are available on Deck 9 (Ametista) and Deck 10 (Tormalina).

MSC Musica Balcony Cabin Image

MSC Musica Baloncy Cabin Layout Plan

Balcony Cabin

18 Suites (from ≈27 m2 to from ≈31 m2)

  • Double bed can convert into two singles
  • Available in Aurea Experience
  • Suites offers a bathtub in addition to the shower

Available on Deck 10 (Tormalina) and Deck 12 (Zaffiro)

MSC Musica Suite Image

MSC Musica Suite Layout Plan

All the power outlets (220v/110v) and USB ports are located on top of the desk. Make sure you take a multi-plug if you have a lot of items to charge. The mattress is very firm - if you like a softer mattress, it might be too firm for you. Some cabins come with bunk beds or sofa beds for a 3rd/4th person

The bathroom is functional but fairly small in all non-suite cabins. All showers and basins have shampoo/conditioner and body wash mounted to the wall as well as a wire rack to hold toiletries

For groups or families, the ship has 18 interleading suites, 10 interleading balcony cabins and 2 designated family cabins that offer a separate sitting area with a pull-down bunk bed. The family cabins each sleep a family of 5.

The 4 accessible cabins (21m2 / 230ft2) are conveniently located next to the elevator (except for 9149 which is mid-ship).  

Restaurants onboard MSC Armonia

MSC Armonia's main complimentary dining rooms are the Marco Polo Restaurant (deck 5) with a seating capacity of 610 (breakfast, lunch & dinner) and the Pergola (deck 6) with a seating capacity of 340 guests (only dinner). La Brasserie (buffet) and Il Girasole (burger & pizza) are both on deck 11 these are also free of charge. Surf & Turf (deck 6) will serve steaks, fish and lobsters for a fee. 

Public Areas on MSC Armonia

MSC Armonia offers a rich entertainment program, from live music in the various bars and lounges to activities and top-notch theatre productions. You can choose to be entertained from early one morning to very late the next morning! 

With so many different nationalities onboard any of the MSC cruises fleet, shows are designed to focus on the visual with dancing and acrobatics. Shows range from "Dirty Dancing" to concerts and cabarets. 

MSC Armonia, Armonia Lounge
Armonia Lounge

The Armonia Lounge is the ship's show lounge and is home to all the secondary acts that are not shown in the main theatre. This is where you will find dance classes during the day, whilst in the evening, there are live musicians and bands, European pop and dance music and even late-night cabaret.

MSC Armonia, Bar del Duomo
Bar del Duomo

This Lounge is an ideal location for pre-dinner or pre-show drinks along with dancing later in the evening. The lounge features dance competitions, live music and activities such as Bingo nights. The Bar del Duomo will be used as a replacement for outdoor daytime activities when the weather is bad.

MSC Armonia, The White Lion
The White Lion Pub

Located on deck 5, close to the guest services/reception area, Bar Della Cascata is perfectly situated for an afternoon coffee or an evening drink, including those pre-dinner cocktails.

Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet Bar

With decor appropriately matching its name, the Blue Velvet Bar is located on deck 6, conveniently next to the shopping area. In the evenings, enjoy some live music and get yourself out on the dance floor.

Havana Bar
Havana Club

Havana Club is the cigar and smoking room on the MSC Musica. The room has comfy leather couches and chairs and its own bar. Settle back and enjoy your cigar at a leisurely pace, perhaps accompanied by a whisky from the selection available.

Enoteca Wine Bar
L'Enoteca Wine Bar

L'Enoteca Wine Bar is the place to partake in wine tastings with one of the onboard sommeliers. It is also a place to relax with a glass and enjoy the piano music. Situated on deck 7, there is seating for up to 135 people.

Diamond Bar
Diamond Bar

Situated on the opposite side of the ship to the Golden Bar, the Diamond Bar seats 45 and is a great place for a cocktail before heading into dinner at Belle Époque.

Golden Bar
Golden Bar

A more intimate space seating 45 people, the Golden Bar is situated just outside the Belle Époque restaurant - perfectly positioned for a pre-dinner drink.

Blue Marlin
Blue Marlin

The Blue Marlin Bar is an outdoor bar next to the Copacabana pool area on deck 13. With a wide selection of cocktails, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, there are plenty of options for people to kick back and relax on a sun lounger with a drink in hand.

Laguna Pool Bar
Laguna Pool Bar

You will definitely want to stop by the Laguna Pool bar. With not only a wide variety of drinks available, but it is also the place where you get your delicious gelato (Italian ice cream). There are heaps of different flavours from vanilla to chocolate to coffee, as well as a few sorbets. Don't miss out on this scrumptious pit-stop.

MSC Armonia, Teatro La Fenice
Teatro La Fenice

Two shows are performed every night, the first one usually to cater for the second dinner seating and the second show for the first seating. The majority of evening shows last 30 to 45 minutes and are mostly visual. The theatre also hosts a lot of day activities.

MSC Armonia, Armonia Library

The ship's library and card room seats 41 guests and is located on deck 7. This venue is often used on longer cruises to host bridge games and talks.  

MSC Armonia, Starlight Disco
Starlight Disco

MSC Armonia's night club is located aft on deck 12. The disco starts getting busy around 23:30 and offers music and dancing late into the night. During the day, even if the disco is "closed", it is a great place to relax and enjoy the views from such a high vantage point in the ship.

MSC Armonia, Palm Beach Casino
Palm Beach Casino

The casino offers poker, slot machines, roulette and blackjack. Tournaments are regularly held onboard and for those playing the slot machines, you will often get some surprise promotions. 

MSC Armonia, MSC Aurea Spa - Gym
MSC Armonia, MSC Aurea Spa - Steam bath
Thermal SPA
MSC Armonia , pool area
MSC Armonia, Top 13 Exclusive Solarium
Top 13 Exclusive Solarium
Medical Center
Medical Center
MSC Armonia, shuffleboard

Decks 13

MSC Armonia, minigolf
Mini Golf

Deck 13

MSC Armonia, Jewellery
Shops & Photo Gallery

Deck 6

MSC Armonia, Baby Club
Baby Club Chicco

Dedicated Area for Babies by Chicco (under 3 years) Deck 11

MSC Armonia, Mini Club
Mini Club

Play Area for children from 3 to 6 years old - Deck 11

Junior Club
Junior Club Lego

Lego Play Area for children from 7 ot 11 years old - Deck 12

MSC Armonia, Teens Club
Young & Teen Club

Dedicated Area for Tweens and Teens (12-17 years) - Deck 6

MSC Armonia, Doremi Spray Park
Doremi Spray Park

Dedicated pool and slides for children

MSC Armonia - Virtual Games
Virtual Games Arcade

Deck 6

FAQ for MSC Armonia

Both MSC Orchestra and MSC Musica are the same size with 2,550 passengers.

They are both sister ships, part of the Musica Class, which includes the MSC Magnifica and MSC Poesia as well. 

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The MSC Orchestra cruise ship has 16 decks including 13 for guests. The top deck (Deck 16) is the Sport deck and features an exclusive solarium and a multifunctional sports centre (with an option to play basketball, tennis or volleyball).

The Main Deck (Deck 5) is where you'll find the Reception, Guest Services, Shops and Photo Gallery. On decks 5 and 6 you will also find most of the restaurants, bars, lounges and the main theatre; Covent Garden.

The Mandolino Deck (Deck 13) is where you'll find the outdoor swimming pool, jacuzzis, buffet restaurant, self-service restaurant and bar. It is also on this deck that you will find the MSC Aurea Spa, a thalassotherapy pool, a hair salon and a beauty parlour.

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Includes and Excludes in your Cruise Fare

  • All meals in the two main dining rooms, the buffet and selected other eateries.
  • All shows in the theatre and other venues
  • 1 Speciality Restaurant - Kaito Sushi Bar ($/€)
  • Duty-Free shopping gallery ($/€)
  • Library & game room
  • Kids club for all ages
  • Daily service charges/gratuities are included
  • Accommodation in well-appointed cabins
  • Water, coffee and some juices are included in certain areas of the ship
  • Most on-board activities such as group games, competitions, quizzes, and crafts classes are included
  • No entrance fee for the disco / nightclub
  • All evening shows are free to enjoy
  • All drinks beyond water, tea, coffee and selected juices in the buffet
  • Shore Excursions
  • SPA treatments & access to SPA area (Subject to experience)
  • Wifi (unless specified otherwise)
  • Casino, photos, shops
  • Service fees (please check - it is INCLUDED in some markets)
  • Aditional Kids activities

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