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62 Costa Senior Cruise Reviews

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7+1long hoots
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Just returned from a cruise. This time with Costa, the Costa Pacifica. My wife and I are cruising enthusiasts. We have travelled on several cruising lines. Being both retired,we prefare to travel in the off season quiet months. We ... Read more
jfernsler
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Most of the highly critical reviews are unfair. Do your homework - this is an Italian line catering primarily to Europeans. If "foreigners" and hearing other languages upset you then stay home and go to Epcot instead. All crew ... Read more
tenpin
Member Since 2007
1 review
452 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Costa Diadema 1st February 2016. Our normal Anniversary cruise with Costa round the Western Med & as usual not really interested in P.O.C. as we no longer venture ashore, just in a week of quiet relaxation & good food. Well ... Read more
richard pettitt
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We decided to go away for Christmas so we decided to go on a cruise round the Emirates, so we booked with Thomas Cook one night stay in Dubai in the Grand Time Hotel. The hotel was not what we had expected for Dubai tired & dated ... Read more
C0l0nel
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Whilst the onboard experience was generally great there was an issue caused by land-side booking team who need to dramatically improve to provide a complete customer service. It is not just about the onboard experience. More of this at the ... Read more

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Jun Hean
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Hi all, I would really like to share with you guys my cruise experience with Costa Cruise (Victoria). I went on 3 Dec 2015 with my family, cruising to destinations such as Penang and Phuket. (Malaysia, Thailand) Service: I felt ... Read more
CruiseMike1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We cruised on this ship in December 2015. The ship itself was very clean and well maintained if somewhat flamboyant in the decor, still everyone's taste is different. However if you are English speaking beware. The announcements on ... Read more
Dancer Bob
Member Since 2008
11 reviews
1,476 forum post
5 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
kdttree
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Overall friendly helpful staff, excellent service and small, modern clean boat with comfortable atmosphere. Good points: varied entertainment, hardworking animation team, trips mostly good value for money, cabin comfortable size, good ... Read more
Twanny1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We have been on several cruises and cruise lines and this was our 2nd on the Costa Favolosa. Our first on Costa was in October 2014 and we had a good time but this year was a complete disappointment. Hot food in the Buffet has been ... Read more

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alhamn
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
Actually this was only a 2-dot cruise. But seen to the discounted price we, and most others, paid, it was a 5-dotter. In my eyes the ship did not look nice, neither outside, nor inside. This 1:st november-week was warm and sunny each ... Read more
DiscoVolante
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We booked a Winter getaway at a fairly good price We are seasoned cruisers who enjoy the freedom cruising offers The ship is in good shape and the Decor is classically pleasant The design would work with fewer passengers and on ... Read more
Jiriep
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Plus Points 1. Tour Price was significantly discounted 2. Excellent Itinerary 3. Overall Service & Cleanliness were good 4. We liked the dance lessons Negative Points 1) Embarkation was unusually slow, ... Read more
Juzi
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
If you respect yourselves, do not even think of going on the Costa Favolosa (and by extension, on any Costa ship). We are experienced cruisers, this was our 12th cruise with various lines. The balcony cabins are spacious, but cleaning the ... Read more
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gtumpy
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We have been on about 5 cruises before this one and i can honestly say that this was WORSE then any other. Food was absolutely disgusting (when you could get it) the ship itself is beautiful but the organisation on board is none ... Read more

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Excid8888
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This ship spoilt cruising for me,it is too big, too crowded and to expensive, example a bottle of water 3.75 euro plus 15% tax,water is not available when the dining room closes so if you have medication to takeover outside those times you ... Read more
Beardienl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Our previous cruise with Costa, on a Neo ship was extremely disappointing, but we tried it again on the Costa Pacifica. This time Costa was all what we expected and even more. All the complaints we had on the previous cruise with the Costa ... Read more
IrishGuy58
Member Since 2015
1 review
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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 our 50s. Good: Service Facilities Entertainment variety Cadiz , Valencia and Lisbon Inside Cabin was ... Read more
Anne Likes to Cruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had great food, great entertainment. We were more than happy with our cabin, and our dinner waiter. However, the thing that spoilt this cruise was lack of water. They wanted us to pay for every drop we drank. I found some waiters ... Read more
Ann 1234
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
The absolute worst experience of my life. Took my mam on this cruise to give her a holiday of a life time and possibly her last holiday, due to ill health. Been on four other cruise liners and loved every minute. Waiters and staff were ... Read more

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Sofia A
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
The Costa web page lacks of enough information. We did not know anything about our dinner and if water was included or not. We got that information the first day we got to the ship because we went to the front desk and ask. Our room was ... Read more
cheralph@bezeqint.net
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Having read previous reviews of the Costa Fortuna and the Norwegian fjords cruise we had doubts and low expectations of the ship and the itinerary. However, we were very happy that everything was far beyond our expectations. We had ... Read more
Holidayqueen 2
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
Where do I start? After reading many terrible reviews of the Costa Serena after I had booked this cruise I should've learnt my lesson & cancelled it! Several times I tried to contact Costa by email prior to departing with some ... Read more
Appleorchard5
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2015
Whilst not a major cruiser we have completed enough to know this was the worst of our experiences and total rubbish. We will never cruise with Costa again. As part of a package advertised on cruise critic we spent 4 days in Dubai then 7 ... Read more
Nickel_Chi
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2015
Lovely ship with the Deck 5 outside walkway all round the ship an excellent feature. Well designed cabins. Entertainment to suit all tastes. Younger ones can enjoy loud music up in Deck 10 and the Disco, while older ones can enjoy the ... Read more

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