Your Ultimate Cruise Guide

Costa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Filter reviews by:
Your selections (clear selections):
Costa x
First-Time Cruisers x
Costa Cruises
Costa Cruises
Cruise Critic Overview
  • Multinational passenger makeup
  • Two cruise ships on order with largest passenger capacity in the world
  • Long history of cruising European market
  • Read full overview >>

98 Costa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Cruiser rating
Excellent
41
Very Good
18
Average
15
Poor
11
Terrible
8
See reviews for
Family Cruises
Family Cruises
218
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
98
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
59
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
56
Rating Summary
Dining
Public Rooms
Cabin
Entertainment
Value for Money
Service
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
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

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

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
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
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
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
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

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

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
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
desormais
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This cruise was booked to celebrate my husband's big birthday and was a once in a lifetime event for us. We picked it ... Read more

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

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
fabrome
1 Review
Member Since 2015
34 Forum Posts
It was a wondeful family cruise visiting Corfu, Mykonos, Santorini and Dubrovnik. Our kids had the chance to ... 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
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
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

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

Mimillion
1 Review
Member Since 2014
31 Forum Posts
We booked this cruise last minute as decided it was about time we tried one, Costa have a reputation for not being as ... 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
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
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

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

Sponsored links

Sponsored links

 
Have you taken a cruise before?
Thank you!

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.
We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.