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249 Costa Family Cruise Reviews

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mabaig100
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I had heard some negative things about Costa but lets be fair, they were not bad at all although they fall short of the standard I have seen with Royal Caribbean for example. The staff are great people as is the case usually but the ... Read more
Melineige
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Starting point was la Romana, Catalina Island, St-Kitts, Antigua, La Martinique, La Guadeloupe et finally St-Marteens. Lets start with the good point for this cruise: the personnel is very friendly, smiling, and always ready to help. I ... Read more
sugarb204
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
This was one of the worst vacations that I have ever been on. We are a family of 4 with 2 children, ages 6 and 8. Every port we came to we could not wait to get OFF the ship. The food is terrible and every day it's the same thing in ... Read more
Mo yJuan
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Costa and whilst we enjoyed our holiday overall we thought the Costa NeoRiviera was poor in comparison with other cruise companies who we have travelled with. Arrived at Dubai Cruise Terminal at 8am and ... Read more
david_howell1@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We boarded in Port Louis Mauritius for an Indian Ocean cruise. Itinerary was good - perhaps would have preferred an extra day in Reunion at the expense of one of the three days in Madagascan Ports. Staff/ crew were exemplary. The ship ... Read more

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ytakata
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
This cruise was a part of our honeymoon, so I spent extensive amounts of time researching and planning. I am writing this review because I found it difficult to find a straight-forward review. We loved it & would have booked sooner ... Read more
johann22
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
8 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
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
9 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
7 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

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16thCruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 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
iamjstan@gmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
24 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
21 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
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
49 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

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bomag43
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 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
md1jw
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
135 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
745 forum posts
9 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
5 reviews
93 forum posts
13 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
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

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peterjordan
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 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
ezi0001
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
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
3 helpful votes
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
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

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