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241 Costa Family Cruise Reviews

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johann22
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Fantastic first time cruise with Costa! The ship is awesome, very glitzy and modern, clean throughout. Facilities are diverse and finished to a high standard and with the latest technology. A good feature is the costa mobile app which ... Read more
helofernandes10
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This ship is one of the largest of Costa Cruises. The checkin was very fast and efficient. Once we got on the ship, we realized how spectacular it was. As it was a special cruise New Year, it was almost maximum capacity, and still ... Read more
jeffree_paul@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This cruise was the worst cruise i have ever been on for various reasons. I will first start by saying the only two positives which were the Ship which was fairly new and in good shape and the overall staff (they work really hard/do the ... Read more
Easyriderscooters
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
What a wonderful way to spend Christmas! So wonderful we are already booking again for next Xmas! This was our second cruise first time with Costa, previous one with MSC. The highlight for us was the Xmas Eve Gala Dinner ( ... Read more
16thCruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
I like to start off with good things to say, the bread, pastries, deserts, our table waiters and cabin steward and dance lessons were all good. Outside of that the experience on the ship was the worst. This was our 16th cruise and 9th ... Read more

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iamjstan@gmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
If you are looking for upper class society experience, this ship is not for you. Costa Victoria is a very laid back, relax ship. Overall, this is a ship without big wow factor like rock climbing or ice skating rink. It is quite an old ... Read more
hisokaomi
Member Since 2014
1 review
44 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Pros about Costa Victoria: 1) It has very nice noodle soup every night from 10pm - 2am as well as pool deck on sea days afternoon. 2) welcome drinks on the day of boarding and after returning ship from Penang. 3) Very nice live ... Read more
lekhrani jankee (Mrs)
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
I really enjoyed my trip. The crew was nice and welcoming. There were lots and lots of entertainment. We participated in the Lotto draw and my brother in law, won a price i.e. a dinner in one of your esteemed restaurant. He was the one ... Read more
Jun Hean
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
36 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Hi all, I would really like to share with you guys my cruise experience with Costa Cruise (Victoria). I went on 3 Dec 2015 with my family, cruising to destinations such as Penang and Phuket. (Malaysia, Thailand) Service: I felt ... Read more
bomag43
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have cruised with several shipping companies. Costa is without competition the worst we cruised with so our recommendation is do not throw away your money on this company and its ships. The food on the ship was really lousy and ... Read more

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md1jw
Member Since 2004
1 review
134 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
I'm sorry to have to write this and perhaps add to Costas problems, however I believe people should be able to make an informed decision. We went on this cruise with no prior views on the changes Costa has made in recent months. On the ... Read more
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insanemagnet
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
721 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
As the price always has an impact on a review, I should say it was booked as a last minute cheap deal (<£300pp including flights from the UK and the price included a couple of nights in Nice). The trip was 12 Nights from ... Read more
Gothencruiser
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
91 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Costa Mediterranea Eastern Mediterranean October 2015.  It can be very difficult to get a picture of a cruise line by reading cruise reviews. People experience the same thing but their opinions can differ. The case of ... Read more
tmodis
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
The cruise per se was O.K. but did not exceed expectations. After much encouragement from friends, who often go on cruises, we decided to try one out. We wanted a small cruise so we drove to Savona and got on the Costa Fortuna, which is a ... Read more
peterjordan
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We had a great cruise, spoiled by a few incidents and poor follow up. We embarked at Trieste, a great town where I would have liked to have spent more time. We visited Split, Kotor, Argostoli (very forgettable - stay on the boat), ... Read more

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ezi0001
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
This was our first on cruise on Costa (Favolosa) and did not meet our expectation compare to other cruises we had taken in the past. Although, the ship was fairly new (4 years), we were disappointed by the lack of customer care, limited ... Read more
lovecruising16
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Having traveled on dozens of cruises, several in europe, i feel well qualified to review this cruise. It provided excellent value for money paid, terrific service in our cabin and in the dining room, and was a gorgeous ship. Everything ... Read more
ferryjack
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
this was my first and last time on the favolosa ferry we were treated like cattle from the start the food was ok if your Italian cabin was supposed to be a prestige upgrade it was the same as any other back to the food always being pushed ... Read more
dzenita
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
I dedicate this review to the people working on the ship, especially the people cleaning the rooms and working as waiters. These people are so hard working, they speak several languages, they smile all the time, help you any way they ... Read more
WinterDolphin
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Embarkation was a little more organized than noted in some of the previous reviews. At first it was not made clear how the process works. Upon arrival at the port, you hand over your luggage and are given a plastic card with a grouping ... Read more

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Kevin73
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I have used costa for the second time and once again i was not impressed at all with the service given. Here under are some favourable and unfavourable conditions. favourable: Depart from my own country in Malta, only 10 minutes away ... Read more
ELMET
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was the first cruise either my wife or I had been on and we were a little concerned about booking this ship after reading some of the reviews, now we have stayed in some wonderful 5 star land based hotels but this ship was brilliant. ... Read more
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annamaria randazzo
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
It wasn't what I had heard of and what I had expected. In the pool areas there was no control, and organisation. To go in the spa, you had to wait a long time because the people stayed in there for about an 1 hour, and children would ... Read more
wetnump
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I have been on several cruises, from multiple companies The ship isn't that , The staff were miserable and not nice but I don't blame them because they work such long hard days and get yelled at all day by pushy, customers. The dining ... Read more
watsons_12
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our family and friends has been looking forward to this cruise for a long time, it was our first time on Costa Fortuna (we've been on several other cruises before). We are so disappointed and frankly, upset about the way they treated us ... Read more

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