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98 Costa Rome (Civitavecchia) Cruise Reviews
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mjl125
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
After booking this cruise, I started reading the reviews posted by Cruise Critic and I started worrying I may have made a mistake. 53% say they loved it I thought was low. So we were forewarned of possible issues with the ship. The ... Read more
SeafaringLady4ever
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers - this was our 35th or so cruise. We have sailed on RCL, NCL, Princess, Celebrity, Carnival and Costa through the years. We chose this ship due to the departure date and exotic itinerary - figured how bad ... Read more
ytakata
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
This cruise was a part of our honeymoon, so I spent extensive amounts of time researching and planning. I am writing this review because I found it difficult to find a straight-forward review. We loved it & would have booked sooner ... Read more
md1jw
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
135 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
I'm sorry to have to write this and perhaps add to Costas problems, however I believe people should be able to make an informed decision. We went on this cruise with no prior views on the changes Costa has made in recent months. On the ... Read more
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ezi0001
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was our first on cruise on Costa (Favolosa) and did not meet our expectation compare to other cruises we had taken in the past. Although, the ship was fairly new (4 years), we were disappointed by the lack of customer care, limited ... Read more
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ferryjack
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
this was my first and last time on the favolosa ferry we were treated like cattle from the start the food was ok if your Italian cabin was supposed to be a prestige upgrade it was the same as any other back to the food always being pushed ... Read more
solmalin@hotmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
I have never encountered such an ineffective customer service (and I mean the customer desk and e-mail customer service, the other staff at the ship was ok). We were 9 in our party and had an altogether good time at the ship based on our ... Read more
leslie1@pppoe.ca
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
To begin with are the positive.... The ship was very clean and beautiful. We had a suite which was absolutely beautiful and perfect. Nicest suite we have ever been in. Our butler and room steward were fabulous and willing to do anything to ... Read more
daisyplus
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed May 2015
We have not travelled on the Costa line for 3 years and the change was beyond belief. No carafe water was served in the dining room at any time. Bottled water was available, of course, at a cost and including a service charge. Tea and ... Read more
frequent cruisers
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2015
After reading many negative reviews was a bit hesitant to book and wasn't expecting anything exceptional, well We were surprised we travelled as a group of eight and found the cruise to be very enjoyable. have cruised with four ... Read more
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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
aonut
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed July 2014
1. Food and services: the food in general in the dining room and buffet was good. However at lunch time and sometimes during breakfast it was very difficult to be seated as it was packed. After a certain time (like 7-8pm) the water ... Read more
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Blondie008
Member Since 2011
1 review
1,908 forum post
A little background. Experienced cruisers, have cruises with most of the main lines, and this was our fourth cruise with Costa in the past 2 years. We have cruises twice on the NeoRomantica, and once on the Magica. This was a bit of a ... Read more
canplan
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2014
Costa really needs to solve the unruly children problem on their ships. This is our 4th costa cruise and it is getting worse - children jumping into the adult pool and whirlpools. " Adults Only" signs need to be posted in different ... Read more
EllHau
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
I just read the review from april 30 2014, and I think we were on the same cruise. And I could not agree more. This cruise was not a nice experience. The ship was too crowded, lots of kids running around and occupying all swimmingpools. ... Read more
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Moon&thestarz
1 review
Sailed January 2014
Do not chose this cruise line. Regardless of the price. I beg you. There are too many excellent cruise lines. This is not one of them. First, the embarkation process. This was a total disaster. There were no announcements made. There was ... Read more
HAGA
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
1 helpful vote
The ship is sharp and well laid out . . . it is actually the same ship as the Carnival Legend/Miracle twins with a bit classier decorations and fittings. Costa out shines everyone on embarkation proceedings . . . but is in the "not ready ... Read more
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heatelli
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
As a group of four Canadians travelling together, this is the first time we have had so many negative things to say. Embarkation went well. Ship itself was nice with excellent teen club. Cabin and Dining Service was excellent, and we ... Read more
Kareni
Member Since 2003
1 review
77 forum posts
Worst cruise ever!!! I have been on over 20 cruises, Azamara, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Carnival and Premier (got to be old to remember that one). I booked the Costa Serena for 8 of us, 2 families with adult children, mostly due to the ... Read more
LOUISMARTINEZ
Member Since 2013
1 review
People smoking everywhere. Eatable food but not the Italian experience we were expecting. I had better food at the train station in Rome. Crew and staff very disorganized. It was very hard get to our Muster station and once there the ... Read more
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RoxxyGirl
Member Since 2011
1 review
I almost didn't book this cruise due to the reviews I read here but decided to be open minded and give it a shot. I was extremely apprehensive while boarding the ship as I really didn't know what to expect. Let me preempt this review by ... Read more
Yvonne Bignell
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2011
Our first joint adventure on the high seas started at 0700HRS on the 22st July 2011 at Gatwick. It was booked through Virgin Cruises and was a Costa package cruise. This is what happened. We flew from Gatwick to Rome Leonardo Di ... Read more
B MOORE
1 review
Sailed July 2011
On arrival at port we were herded into what is best described as a holding bay.There we sat for approx one and a half hours.Poor quality orange juice was provided in plastic cups,but no food.Things did not get better.We joined the ship to ... Read more
MariJoh
Member Since 2011
1 review
Sailed July 2011
We were very pleased with our cruise with Costa. Our only complaint was that we never seemed to have enough time at the port. The ship was built in 1993, not a huge ship (which was fine with us), but it was still very nice. The food ... Read more
Corkyone
Member Since 2011
1 review
Not rated Sailed June 2011
I was with a family group of 25 on this cruise, so interacting with and meeting others was not a priority. If I had been alone, however, the predominantly foreign crowd and lack of English announcements and activities would not have been ... Read more
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