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26 Costa Marseille Cruise Reviews
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yawdum
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
we wanted to try a European cruise having sailed previously with p&o , fred olsen , cruise maritime ,Holland America please do not be put off by the many negative reviews food - contrary to the many negative reviews we thought ... Read more
flynn family
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
It was my birthday present from my husband so we chose a week long Meditteranean cruise! Brilliant from start to finish. The food was amazing, our cabin steward (John) was extremely efficient, and our waiter (Vincent Madavana) was ... Read more
cheviot
Member Since 2017
1 review
Barcelona 2 days before departure - fantastic called H10 - apx 10 mins walk from beach, easy metro/underground to use Cruise 2 Adults from UK boarded ship (all age ranges on board and nationalities). Decor really over the top ! ... Read more
709913
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
This was my first ever Costa cruise so I had no idea what to expect. The check-in went smoothly on my arrival in Barcelona with my bags taken, given a boarding card and told to await for boarding on the first floor at my allotted time. ... Read more
mariatan
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
(This will be a long review since I promise myself that I will leave a good detailed review just so people know what they are missing.) We are a couple in our 30's and 40's, no kids. We travel a lot but never been in a cruise ... Read more
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xaviepa
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We sailed on Costa Diadema for the New Year's cruise on Europe. The boat is beautiful and huge as well as our cabin very good price,quality value. Nevertheless compared with other cruises we have done with Costa which were in our opinion ... Read more
reflex1973
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Well what can I say on the outside things look good but far from it on the inside We booked a week around the med first thing I get sold full drinks package for 200€ each spa package160€ do not buy either its a con. Drinks ... Read more
NeveragainCosta
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
I was part of the group Croisière Chantante (7 cruises with other cruise-lines) who chose Costa because they proposed a cruise from Marseille to Tanger, Casablanca (2 days), Cadiz, Lisbonne, Valencia, Savona, Marseille. ... Read more
Bobbingbob
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
43 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We took a 5 day Mediterranean cruise just before Christmas on the spur of the moment as we couldn't resist the great price on offer and we were so pleased that we did - it was fabulous! Embarkation in Marseille was fast and efficient ... Read more
Dancer Bob
Member Since 2008
11 reviews
1,633 forum post
9 helpful votes
Costa Diadema, November 2015, 7 day Western Mediterranean. Costa's newest, largest and glitziest ship. a version of Carnival's newest Fantasy class. Ports included Savona, Marseille, Barcelona, Palma, Naples and La Spezia. Each port ... Read more
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kookie72
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Oh goodness - where to begin. The ship was called the Costa Magica - but it SHOULD have been named the Costa MagiCANT. They just can't do anything - full stop. Let's go through this 'magical' experience one issue at a time. SHIP: ... Read more
Bryan vaughan
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
A most disappointing cruise. We have cruised 10 times but this was the worst ever.It can only be described as a rip off.Every thing bought on the ship has a 15% service charge added everything ! In addition to the daily service charge ... Read more
Steve Viger
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
This is an engineering marvel. The ship, brand new or four months old, is really a fabulous construction. The food was more than adequate for a cruise of which this was our 6th. Cleanliness, timeliness, organization and staff training are ... Read more
hm+jdmcruisers
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2015
Cleanliness The ship was constantly being cleaned, the decks were disinfected every morning and one evening when I nipped back to the cabin the beds had been moved and the attendant was cleaning underneath them. I have never seen that on ... Read more
hm+jdmcruisers
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
I have completed 30+ cruises on all the major lines over the last 15 years and have recently tried both the Pacifica and Fascinosa ships so hopefully I can provide a balanced review for members. It is clear this is a company who want to ... Read more
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addiepads
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Took my two young kids on their first cruise. I had done a Costa cruise in the summer and enjoyed it. Cabin was fine for three people and it was great to have a balcony. Unlike many other reviewers, I had no problem with uninterested ... Read more
alcruise76
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
Compared with other multiple Costa cruises done on other ships, the Diadema has been a disappointment. The ship (5000 passengers) has the same surface area of public space (swimming pool, dance floor, theater, reception) as other smaller ... Read more
mspeiden
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
38 forum posts
Not rated Sailed March 2014
We started in Milan and booked the transfer to Savona. This did not start well. We were booked on the 12:00 bus and we arrived at11:00. There was a 11:00 bus but there was no room so we had to wait. No big deal. They bus arrives at 12;10. ... Read more
shopaholic1
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We booked very much last minute, and didn't pay a lot, so didn't expect much...how wrong we were!The connections from the airport to the ship was easy, embarkation stress-free, and on arrival in our cabin, we were pleased with the space ... Read more
nldelattre
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 helpful vote
Not rated Sailed August 2012
We knew we would not be alone on this last minute decided vacations (8/11 to 8/18) on the Costa Serena and knew what to expect on a boat of this size when full of sheep's (sorry passengers). For Costa we are not customers. Service is low ... Read more
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janetraveller
Member Since 2012
1 review
The cabins and cabin service was excellent except that my veranda had no lounge chair, two dirty patio chairs and was showered daily by coal soot from the chimney. The Food in formal restaurant was pretty mediocre, overcooked fish, ... Read more
R T Spyder
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 helpful vote
Costa Magica Cruise: Ten Days on the MediterInian Overview ... Having been on more than ten cruises, my wife and I knew pretty much what to expect. This is not a company that deals in expensive and highly rated cruises, so we ... Read more
bendigoboy
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
59 forum posts
My wife and I boarded the NeoRomantica at Marseille for a cruise to LeHavre. Boarding was smooth and well organized. We boarded the ship and had to make our own way to our cabin. On arrival we were met by a bemused cabin attendant who ... Read more
Les Murray
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2011
Took a weeks cruise on the Costa Magica. After reading all the other reviews on this cruise I should have took more notice as everything bad that was said happened.So much so that after four days my wife and I booked a flight on the ... Read more
sprenti
Member Since 2011
1 review
2 forum posts
We are a Canadian family of four experienced cruisers, who cruised the western Mediterranean with Costa over Christmas 2010. The seven-day cruise is a loop, with guests embarking and departing at every stop. We boarded in Marseilles.The ... Read more
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