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67 Costa Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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Sarah.
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
As a frequent and enthusiastic Costa client I was extremely disappointed this time. What was meant to be a romantic getaway turned into a nightmare. Where do I begin.... Well for a start, I'd like to point put that the itinerary was ... Read more
jrgaarder
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
I was disappointed in many aspects but perhaps my expectations were off for a European line. I haven't cruised that much, I went for the scenery (Fjords) and convenience of a cruise. I was taken aback by how much Costa pushed the bars and ... Read more
Sandy.h
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I took a cruise on the Costa Fortuna departing from Copenhagen. She is 10 years old and looks her age. The good things: Size of the cabin was very convenient. Lots of cabinets and a large bed which was very comfortable. Many shelves in ... Read more
susiesae
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Dining room staff, bar staff, cabin staff all very helpful and friendly English was not too good though. Reception staff though they wore English badges they could speak English but could not understand your problem in particular Jacques a ... Read more
JedoDre
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was my and my girlfriend's first sea cruise and we chose it as a relaxed way of seeing western Norway and also because it departed from a port relatively close to our home city. The cruise went from Amsterdam all the way up to ... Read more

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woodpecker1000
Member Since 2013
1 review
25 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As first time cruisers we had a lot of questions. Cruise critic was very helpful for many of them. Neo romantica is a really beautiful ship and the staff are superb. The Baltic Northern Capitals are really beautiful and there are plenty of ... Read more
Sentimental Journey
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2013
So we just got back from a sailing on the Costa Luminosa. Basically, we had a great time despite the ship. The ship is generally attractive and the crew helpful, but the management on the ship is awful. They are very disorganized. ... Read more
CanaMan
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Realizing that everyone will have a different perspective this review is from a reasonably upscale couple from Canada who have been on several cruises. Here is what we feel is "the good, the bad and the ugly".The Good: Great service from ... Read more
Buttes Chaumont
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2013
We are a young couple and this was our first cruise visiting Stockholm, Helsinki, St Petersburg, Tallin, Riga, Klaipedia, Gydnia and Warnemunder (Bornholm cancelled). Overall we had very good impressions of the cruise. We mainly used the ... Read more
louisjr5
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed August 2012
Why overall poor service? Easy! The crew don't get any time off during their contracts apart from the odd half day when they don't work and as 'service charge' gets automatically added to your bill, there is no insentive for the crew ... Read more

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shipfriend_max
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
2,256 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2012
I looked forward to this cruise for a very long time - and now it is over since a few months! But it was a very good cruise experience. The Costa Pacifica is in a well condition, also the staff was neat - for example at the guest ... Read more
ruthie_toothy
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We went on Costa NeoRomantica on 26th July for 8 nights departing from Dover and visiting Amsterdam, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Oslo and Le Havre. There's a lot to say so for ease I will break it down. We travelled two adults age 40 and our twin ... Read more
Blueflaglass
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After reading the reviews on this and other sites I was a bit concerned. I need not have been. We only had a a small window to take our holiday due to work and other commitments. My husband, since starting cruising prefers not to fly. So ... Read more
jbtjbt01
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2012
The ship was great. The accommodation, food, service and entertainment was very good. On the down side: 1. To get from one end of the ship to the other you had to pass smokers areas no matter which way you went. We found this most ... Read more
Worlder
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
COSTA DELIZIOSA: BALTIC CRUISE ALL GREAT PORTS BUT . . . 1. Bad food badly cooked. Absence of fresh ingredients renders all dishes bland, often breaded and undercooked, covered with glop. Even pizza and minestrone not Italian on ... Read more

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dorus
Member Since 2011
1 review
21 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have cruised on Costa twice, in 2010 on the Luminosa, in 2011 on the Costa Deliziosa. I am amazed at the low average score. he last cruise we boarded the ship in Amsterdam. Reasonably fast boarding procedure but it will be faster if you ... Read more
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Bruna
Member Since 2007
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
We had never been on Costa Lines but the only ship that went to Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania was the Costa Pacifica, so a group of friends and us decided to take the cruise leaving and returning to Kiel on August 21, 2011. First of all, ... Read more
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Sally March
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We joined the cruise at Amsterdam, having made our own way there and spending a couple of days sight seeing before we embarked. Embarkation was slow and a bit haphazard, but we eventually boarded around 2.30, having arrived at 1.30. Lunch ... Read more
Almost Virgin Cruiser
Member Since 2011
1 review
24 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Remember this is an Italian cruise line......not a package holiday from the UK. Some of the previous reviewers have obviously boarded this ship thinking that with a stop in Dover that it would be full of Brits; this was certainly ... Read more
Andrew kellaway
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2011
This was our first cruise and it will not be the last , we sailed from Dover uk on the costa magica I was a bit worried after reading some reviews , let me start by saying never take notice of reviews if you have not cruised before make ... Read more

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passtele
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We took a one-week cruise with Costa Luminosa to the Norwegian Fjords, sailing out of Copenhagen, and visiting Flam, Geiranger, Bergen, Stavanger, Kristiansand (instead of Oslo initially planned) and back to Copenhagen. The scenery is ... Read more
TheDinParis
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2011
We traveled for the 11 day cruise boarding at Le Havre, France around the North Sea. Happily, we had fair weather and enjoyed Scotland, an old favorite Amsterdam, and Hamburg in the sun. Crossing from Norway to Scotland was a terrible day ... Read more
Rebno167
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Having been on 21 cruises over the past 8 years with 8 different cruise lines, we decided to return after about 5 years to Costa having been with them on four other occasions, Victoria, Atlantica twice and Europa. We enjoyed those cruises ... Read more
gsmart
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2011
We used to travel on Costa but stopped because despite innovative itineraries at good prices, the food was bland and frequently disappointing, and the coffee, always instant, was awful. For this unusual trip to the Norwegian Fjords, which ... Read more
Jim Roberts
Member Since 2004
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose a Baltic cruise on the Costa Pacifica since it stopped at more places than other available Baltic cruises. The cruise started and ended in Kiel and around half of the passengers were German with a large contingent of Italians. ... Read more

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