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Costa Classica had a total redesign and refurbishment in December 2014 to be reborn as the neoClassica, joining fleet mates Costa neoRomantica and Costa neoRiviera with a new design that aims to create a more ...
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81 Costa neoClassica Cruise Reviews

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mrs margaret coxon
1 review
0 forum posts
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Sailed January 2011
My husband and I have just returned from a two week cruise upon the Costa Classica. It is not our first cruise we go on at least one a year ,it is unfortunatly the first Costa cruise. The boarding was confusing but hay ho we are on ... Read more
lorna steadman
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2011
this was the 1st & proberbly the last cruise we have taken, i have to say not a great experience After a very long flight from london to singapore we were looking forward to a nice relaxing holiday what we had was 2 weeks of ... Read more
Lee McMahon
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked our 1st cruise on this ship over xmas / new year and to celebrate my wife's 40th Birthday. We had one cabin which the four of us shared, my wife and I and a 10 and 8 year old. I had booked an inside cabin, nothing special ... Read more
dfma
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2010
It seems like some people may be confusing Nov cruise with Oct cruise. Our cruise was from 11/6-11/21--no collision or atrocious weather. The weather was quite nice.  Contrary to some negative reviews, we loved the Southeast Asian ... Read more
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Josie Hamnett
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2010
I do not have much more to add to the reviews of this lamentable effort of a cruise. Everything that has been said is doubly true. Costa should never have allowed this cruise to go ahead after it's collision and a number of staff ... Read more

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garuz
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2010
Costa Classica Far East Cruise 5/11/2010 I have just returned from a Far East cruise on the Costa Classica, taking in HongKong Manila, Kota Kinabalu, Brunei Singapore Ho chi Minh city Da nang & Sanya. The review I am about ... Read more
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Chris
Member Since 2000
24 reviews
391 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I'll begin by getting the bad stuff out the way. I cruised with NCL last year who definately have the 'wow factor' and in some ways I guess I was expecting the same from Costa however, the fact is the Classica is older, a lot smaller, not ... Read more
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christine & robert oakley
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2010
This is the worst cruise ship we have ever been on. This so called CRUISE SHIP was nothing more than a CROSS CHANNEL FERRY. From the minute we boarded it was nothing short of a let down. We booked this holiday from the television. The ... Read more
Georgegirl
1 review
0 forum posts
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me & my friend sailed on Classica in October for the Treasures Of the Far East. This was the one which was delayed due to the crash. Now i have been back for over a month i thought i would give a review. Firstly, i thought Costa ... Read more
lindypops
8 reviews
0 forum posts
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Sailed October 2010
Can I just start by saying we are not complaining type of people and we have done 7 cruises with RCL and Princess and never found anything which was not top class. Regrettably that is not what we experienced with Costa cruises.The delay ... Read more

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AlanI
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2010
After 13 previous cruises with other lines, all of which we thoroughly enjoyed, this was our worst experience ever. The ship seems older than her alleged 19 years and we've been on better car ferries than this. The flowery descriptions in ... Read more
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kay brook
1 review
0 forum posts
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Sailed October 2010
Wednesday 20th October Husband rang to say he had received a phone call from Costa Crusies (cruise Line) to say the boat had crashed and we would be leaving Hong Kong 2 days late and losing Manila and Sanya from our cruise. They ... Read more
Porkster
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0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2010
Downers1)Drink prices are a rip off (800% mark up on a bottle of Johnnie Walkers!!! )2)Food for breakfast had no variety3)Decoration tired4)Management so far up their own backsides it was painful to watch5)Management lazy6)Management ... Read more
mousey101
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
An advert in a national newspaper prompted my wife and myself to book the 'treasures of the Far East' cruise. Having made the committment we decided to investigate further and stumbled upon this website where we read some fairly negative ... Read more
Giuseppe Evangelista
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2010
Calling at Hong Kong, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Vietnam and China We cruised with Costa previously (Costa Mediterranea) and enjoyed it very much so when we decided on this cruise our obvious choice was Costa. The ship for ... Read more

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bet007
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I read the reviews in cruisecritic.com before going on this cruise. Had no choice of cancelling because it's my dad's 60th high school reunion and they decided to go with this cruise. I already told my parents not to expect too much ... Read more
Teddygate
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Costa Classica: Treasures of the Far East cruise We have just returned from this cruise (3 to 17 January 2010) and here are our observations. We booked through Tropical Sky, who arranged flights non-stop Heathrow to Hong Kong. Other ... Read more
caribcat
Member Since 2005
1 review
44 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have just returned from our Costa Classica Treasures of the Far East cruise and we had a fantastic time. We had sailed with Costa before and after reading reviews, our expectaions were not high and we were determined to have a good ... Read more
Kathleen Greaves
1 review
0 forum posts
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Sailed October 2009
We have been on quite a few cruises over the past few years cruising with Airtours, Holland America, Royal Caribbean and P and O and they have all been enjoyable experiences apart from this one with Costa. This cruise was more expensive ... Read more
Doug and Audrey Taylor
1 review
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Following Doug's heart bypass surgery at the beginning of the year, we both needed a good holiday. We had never cruised before so decided on a cruise to Canada and Alaska in June 09. However, due to a lack of interest, that cruise was ... Read more

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Maureen Skinner
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2009
We booked a cruise on Costa Classica to celebrate my husbands 65th birthday and retirement, mainly because of the intinary which started and began in Hong Kong and visited Manila, Borneo, Brunei, Singapore, and Vietnam. We spent two very ... Read more
Enda Matthews
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2009
Embarkation was appalling, especially after a 12 hour flight.  No indication of a separate desk for "Costa Club Members" so, arrived 1 p.m., had to wait until 3 p.m. Embarkation Time and then stood in line for over an hour.This ... Read more
teemsum
Member Since 2002
15 reviews
320 forum posts
0 helpful votes
  Costa Classica Far East My DH & I wanted to visit Japan & when we saw this itinerary, we thought it would be an affordable way to do it. We booked stateroom 4156 which was at the back of the ship. The engine must be ... Read more
Pauline & John Willis
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2009
We booked with Virgin who advertised it, about 5 months before; the price remained static until about 1 month prior to cruise then it halved!! I read the other reviews for this ship and was concerned about the prices onboard, ... Read more
Broadsword
10 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our embarkation was very disappointing at Dubai although we arrived at the port at around noon we were not allowed to board the ship until after 3 pm and even worse were not given access to our stateroom until after 8 pm!!! The reason ... Read more

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