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75 Costa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Very Good
14
Average
9
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12/14
I had cabin 7395 on the Costa Fascinosa (Venice to Venice - November, 2014 ) which was nice size, comfortable and had a ... Read more
10/14
This was our first cruise so we didn't have anything to compare other than we have stayed in good class hotels all over ... Read more
10/14
This was the first time my husband and I had taken a cruise. The good points first! We spent a couple of days in ... Read more
I booked a cruise on the Costa Fascinosa for my wife and I, and our 12 year old son. This was our first cruise as a ... Read more
09/14
so here I am again with my reviews,i tell it as it is ,im not petty I just want a nice holiday the costa classica was ... Read more

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The first cruising trip with my boyfriend. We were so excited for it. This was something we longed for a very long ... Read more
We went into this not knowing what to expect. Let me hit a few of the highlights from the experience. ****Pros**** ... Read more
I wish I had read some of the reviews here before we embarked on our first ever cruise!!  It was awful!! Our ... Read more
It did not start well - an overnight flight from the UK which was very squashed and uncomfortable (Emirates. VERY ... Read more
It is a good cruise Standardnut
03/14
Don't knock it till you try it. This is our second Costa cruise in two years. Our first one was the most fun we had and ... Read more

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Rincewind42
03/14
The Costa Atlantica has recently started operating out of Shanghai, targeting the Chinese market. One of my wife's ... Read more
03/14
We travelled as a family of 6, my parents, my husband and I and our 2 children aged 8 & 3. We arrived into ... Read more
02/14
After reading a lot of the reviews on this website concerning Costa, we were very worried about how our cruise holiday ... Read more
Good for first timers Buttes Chaumont
01/14
We are a young couple and this was our first cruise visiting Stockholm, Helsinki, St Petersburg, Tallin, Riga, ... Read more
This was our first cruise so we did not know what to expect and this lengthy account of our experience is to help ... Read more

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We were so impressed by the friendly staff on this cruise who always greeted and smiled. Nothing was too much trouble. ... Read more
10/13
We have just returned from 7 nights on the Costa Mediterranea. This was our first cruise and we were really nervous. ... Read more
I took a cruise on the Costa Fortuna departing from Copenhagen. She is 10 years old and looks her age. The good ... Read more
As first time cruisers we had a lot of questions. Cruise critic was very helpful for many of them. Neo romantica is a ... Read more
Like most people, we chose Costa because it was the cheap end of the cruise market and we didn't even know if we'd ... Read more

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Romantic Cruise jujubabes
06/13
This was our first cruise on Costa, we were due to sail on Concordia last year Feb, but due to unfortunate ... Read more
04/13
My wife and I received an email from Cruise Nation offering an eleven night cruise on the Costa Neo Romantica at what ... Read more
02/13
Firstly I have to say I had a really nice time. I booked the cruise last minute, and read reviews afterwards. This ... Read more
Excellent Cruise tekeella
01/13
For us the cruise was exactly what we wanted. Perhaps if we had not booked inside guarantee and ended up with a nice ... Read more
We sailed from Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Hong Kong. We travelled with 4 adults and 1 child. Our cruise was 3 ... Read more

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