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97 Costa Middle East Cruise Reviews

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The food on this Costa Classica Ship was more a 1 star than a 3 star. There were 4 of us all adults and we hardly ate ... Read more
We are satisfied with Favolosa as a whole. It's decoration is outdated in my opinion. The atrium is too small and ... Read more
03/12
We arrived in Dubai around 23.00 hrs and was aboard the ship within the hour. The buffet was open all night I believe, ... Read more
This has been our first cruise on a Costa ship and we chose it to try out it's Italian hospitality and I am sad to say ... Read more
02/12
We flew to Dubai just as the coldest weekend of the year was starting in the UK - great timing!The BA flights were fine ... Read more

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This review is primarily for British and Irish people who may be contemplating a cruise with Costa Cruises, although it ... Read more
Are flight was with Emirates and it was high class for a long journey(London Heathrow-Dubai-Singapore). What a great ... Read more
01/12
We did not book until late and the only suite available was a Samsara Grand suite on the costa favolosa sailing from ... Read more
03/11
we didn't choose the ship or the company, but we went for the Middle East itinerary.having sailed in owners suites on ... Read more
Gorgeous Ship BarbaraB
03/11
We thought the Costa Victoria was lovely at the time, but the Deliziosa beats it hands down. Modern and beautiful, this ... Read more

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It grows on you! Tracey Hill
03/11
We had done the same itinerary in Feb 2010 on RCI Brilliance,and wanted some winter sun with a shortish flight so ... Read more
Exceeded expectations Popeyecruiser
03/11
We travelled from Cairns, Australia to join Deliziosa in Dubai for the 7 night cruise. We were able to board the ship ... Read more
03/11
The ship was absolutely beautiful, spotlessly clean and the destinations laid out for passengers was first class, most ... Read more
We decided to book everything with Costa through our TA and through Costa website. This was good and bad. Good ... Read more
A pleasant surprise Mystic Abu
02/11
Embarkation We arrived about half an hour after the allotted time and found no queues. Staff were friendly and ... Read more

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We liked it a lot!! celebrity_fan
02/11
It was very great. The ship was new and often cleaned and the condition of the ship was well! The itinerary was okay ... Read more
A very nice ship with lots of public areas many spoilt by the allowance of smoking especially around the central Atrium ... Read more
Our primary reason for booking this trip was the itinerary and it did not fail us. It hit all the places we hoped to ... Read more
08/10
We are seasoned cruisers and have been lucky enough to experience many cruises. This cruise appealed to us because we ... Read more
I'm not sure if I was on the same Costa Deliziosa as other reviewers here as we found it to be an excellent ship with ... Read more

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costa disappointment paul and liz
06/10
There are contradictory views on the Costa Deliziosa , but ours was one of disappointment.We had lots of interaction ... Read more
First let me say we have cruised about 20 times on various lines and have thoroughly enjoyed everyone of them. So, we ... Read more
You'll enjoy this Costa Cruise! Bill & Jacqueline Watson
05/10
Before we booked our cruise in mid-March there were no reviews available because it was a new ship and had not long ... Read more
I am a first time cruiser and chose the Costa Deliziosa "Jewels of the Emirates" cruise round Dubai as this is ... Read more
Not what I expected! Jane Stephens
04/10
We arrived on Sunday morning at 8am after a night flight. We could not embark on the ship till around 4.30pm. We sat in ... Read more

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