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107 Costa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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sugarb204
1 Review
Member Since 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. ... Read more
Gerry from Manchester
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The ship is first class, everywhere is spotlessly clean, the cabins are kept clean and tidy, the sheets, pillowslips ... Read more
Roberta Walker
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Staff are wonderful, Food superb (lots of choice from Buffet - several different service statons offering different ... Read more
Anna B
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I am a single older lady with mobility difficulties (I use a stick to walk) and I must say I had the most wonderful ... Read more
iamjstan@gmail.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
If you are looking for upper class society experience, this ship is not for you. Costa Victoria is a very laid back, ... Read more

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Anneeka
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The ship was beautiful BUT it was all money money money, if you are a vegetarian then don't go unless you want omelet ... Read more
Amelie1214
1 Review
Member Since 2015
11 Forum Posts
11/15
Was on the CM this last week and had an awesome time! We were due to embark in Venice and flew in the day before and ... Read more
tmodis
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The cruise per se was O.K. but did not exceed expectations. After much encouragement from friends, who often go on ... Read more
IrishGuy58
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12 Forum Posts
In an attempt to keep this brief I'll list good and bad points from our first ever cruise. We are a married couple in ... Read more
ELMET
1 Review
Member Since 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 ... Read more

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annamaria randazzo
1 Review
Member Since 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 ... Read more
Allyson Coleman
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was a first time cruise for myself and my family. I was a it dubious of cruising and quite anxious to be truthful. ... Read more
Jsmall
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Just got back from our cruise on the diadema first and last time we will cruise with Costa. The ship was way to ... Read more
multiculturalcouple
1 Review
Member Since 2015
7/15
We found this cruise at a very convenient price but the topics we are reviewing we understand that no matter how much ... Read more
barahona44
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
My wife and I went on our first cruise with a friend who had arranged it.I had some trepidation after booking (we ... Read more

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DennisJames
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
We are not seasoned cruisers having only been on four cruises - the first three with P&O and the last with Costa. ... Read more
Rupz
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I booked my first cruise with Costa and came back with happy memories. I'll try and cover all points and tips which I ... Read more
WorldTraveller9189
1 Review
Member Since 2015
BEWARE POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EXTRA (HIDDEN) COSTS NB: Skip to the five bottom categories if you simply want to ... Read more
CPM1771
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I was a little anxious about this cruise, but it was booked by my wife's parents as a present for the family and I had ... Read more
Steve Viger
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This is an engineering marvel. The ship, brand new or four months old, is really a fabulous construction. The food was ... Read more

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Jockandaj
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Embarkation was slow and a little chaotic but bags were waiting at our cabin. Don't stay in 8312, we were disturbed by ... Read more
Lover of the ship
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Everyone who complained about the cruise ( mostly the food ) said I couldn't really be objective about this ship as I ... Read more
stanleyw83
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This is the first time travel in a cruise, I really enjoy these days! When I get on the cruise, every staffs are very ... Read more
eason.chan
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I have a wonderful trip with my wife and kids during Chinese New Year this year. Our family went on Costa ... Read more
garyed2626
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
The thing to remember is that this is an Italian ship. Although it departed from Miami, it is an Italian ship. Most the ... Read more

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