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69 Costa Romantic Cruise Reviews
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mgm53
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Firstly the ship is huge and it took nearly a week to navigate our way around it.There were a lot of good things ans some not so good. With size you get variety but you also get crowds, there were certain times of the day particularly ... Read more
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mbshrekito
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
9 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I have cruised on many different cruise lines since my first cruise back in 1996, including 5 star and budget ships. This is my first time on Costa although I have sailed on their sister company Carnival and many things about the ... Read more
WorldTraveller9189
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
BEWARE POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EXTRA (HIDDEN) COSTS NB: Skip to the five bottom categories if you simply want to read about our major complaints. My partner and I booked a last minute deal for a Mediterranean cruise on the Costa ... Read more
looksatsmallthings
Member Since 2015
1 review
We chose a Costa cruise because of our very positive experience with them 8 years ago. We have done 9 or 10 cruises with different companies including Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and Holland-America. We knew in advance that ... Read more
stanleyw83
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 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 nice with smile and direct us to the cabin clearly. I went there with my boyfriend. Although the cabin is not very big, ... Read more
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chriskav
Member Since 2015
1 review
You have to expect to get a discounted ship if you pay a discounted price - we except that.... but does that really mean that you should expect poor customer service and worse of all dirty pillows and bedding. We paid £850 each for ... Read more
pfflyer80
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed February 2015
This was my 5th cruise and BY FAR the worst cruise I've ever taken, which is a shame because it was my wife and I's honeymoon. This was her first cruise ever. Needless to say, she doesn't ever want to take one again. Told her not to judge ... Read more
stillmoretosee
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed February 2015
We had toured a week in Venice and a week in Florence. As Valentines Day was approaching we started exploring something different for the following week. Since we were already in Europe we wondered about a cruise. This cruise was the only ... Read more
papacanes
Member Since 2014
1 review
I have always loved Costa, going back to the Fredrico C, Carla C, and Flavian. Service was very European and luxurious-we had this 3 years ago on the Costa Serena, so when we decided to go westbound transatlantic we chose the Costa ... Read more
elipanama
Member Since 2008
1 review
We just got off the Costa Fascinosa on August 25th, after spending a great week with a Kosherica tour. The Boat The Fascinosa is a large cruise ship, very new and it shows. There are no signs of wear or tear, and everything is very well ... Read more
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timmyho
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
The first cruising trip with my boyfriend. We were so excited for it. This was something we longed for a very long time. A 6D5N trip, from Shanghai to Nagasaki and Kobe is our choice. We booked for a balcony cabin because of the limited ... Read more
apatulski
Member Since 2014
1 review
Background information, family of 4 with children from 1993, and 1998 (This year 20 and 16, first time travelled when they were 13 and 17) All Cruises in Mediterranian first one Venice, Split, Athens, Turkey, Dubrovnik - Venice and two ... Read more
imsobeachy
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was an amazing cruise!! I was really nervous after reading the recent negative reviews. I must say this was my favorite cruise to date. Perfect ports, great mixture of port days and sea days, good food, extremely clean ship, and great ... Read more
kenacker
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
If this was the first cruise I've been on, I would probably never go on another cruise again. Thankfully I have been other on cruises and am not turned off from the experience only from ever booking with Costa again. Ship Staff: First ... Read more
wise11
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2013
I have previously cruised with princess and royal caribbean but that was alongside my family. So this was my first booking of a cruise without parental help! We looked for a bargain and came across Costa. After cruising with the other two ... Read more
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jujubabes
Member Since 2013
1 review
Sailed May 2013
This was our first cruise on Costa, we were due to sail on Concordia last year Feb, but due to unfortunate circumstances we rescheduled for this cruise on the Fascinosa.It was my 40Th so it was a special cruise for me and my partner, it ... Read more
winniebago
Member Since 2012
1 review
36 forum posts
Sailed October 2012
Inexperienced to cruising we were unsure of what to expect,the embarkation was a little congested and seemed long winded,not sure if this is normal elsewhere? The ship is lovely,little bit glitzy but very modern and well equipped,the ... Read more
CenTexKev
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 helpful vote
It is nice to cruise on a medium size ship that "only" accommodates about 1,600 passengers instead of the 3,500+ on the new mega ships. We were looking forward to this cruise and the ports. We embarked at Trieste (near Venice) and took a 7 ... Read more
shonabanerji
Member Since 2011
1 review
25 forum posts
We took the 7 night Costa Classica cruise ex Trieste from June 30Th 2012.Despite reading bad reviews of 36% rating, we braved the booking, primarily for the interesting itinerary-Trieste,Ancona,Dubrovnik,Corfu,Argostoli,Kotor & Split & ... Read more
mgm53
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
1 forum post
We are just back from a very enjoyable week cruising on the costa classica. Having read some of the reviews on here we had some trepidation, but after having experienced the ship first hand ourselves I cannot understand the negative ... Read more
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aceatch
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
1 forum post
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 it will probably be our last and it would not be a company I would recommend to anyone. I'm writing this letter to give ... Read more
CruiseGuy75
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
4 forum posts
As a yearly cruiser and believer that the best bang in the travel industry for your dollar is spent on a cruise, I regretfully have to say that Costa is not on my list of companies to travel with ever again. While I would say the ship ... Read more
PorteAllegra
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed December 2011
Thank goodness we did NOT read the reviews of the Costa Classica before setting sailing. Otherwise, we may not have decided to go and could have missed out on a wonderful experience. The itinerary was outstanding - 9 ports of call - and ... Read more
jasrhr
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
This was not our first Costa cruise. We went to the Carribbean on the Fortuna in 2010 so we knew what to expect. Again, we chose Costa because of the destinations and overall value. We were hoping for better food since the ship is ... Read more
total2010
Member Since 2011
1 review
32 forum posts
The ship is new and big, but the design is no grand as other mainstreem cruise ships that we have been too. Common areas are very small and crowded. Pools and hot tubs looked small & crowded so we never used them. The foods were bad ... Read more
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