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Costa Cruises' ships fall into two categories that I call "Before Joe" and "After Joe" -- the Joe in question being Joe Farcus. Farcus is best known as the designer of Carnival Cruise Lines' famously wacky and ...
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Vicar43
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
We cruised out of Singapore to a few stops around Indonesia over Christmas. Whilst no one hated this cruise - we certainly overly didn't enjoy it either - especially having sailed with much, much better cruise lines. The Costa website is ... Read more
margarita love
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2013
This is a disorganized cruise. We have to wait more than 3hrs to check in even we arrive around 4pm, we don't get to board ship after 7:15pm, we requested 2 single beds, met cabin attendant, she promise to seperate our bed but when we ... Read more
Dragonprince
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
We receive a promotion package from a road show and I must say, its really worth it! Our embankment was simple, smooth and fast. When we enter the ship, we have to take a photo to identify ourselves. Next, we have to take a lift to our ... Read more
Dragonprince
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Costa's cruise is everything better than the last previous cruise that I had board on. I wasn't keen on the trip due to work reasons, but I am happy that I had been there to experience it all. After left our cabin, we head immediately to ... Read more
spedtrans
Member Since 2010
1 review
11 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
If you,ve never been on a cruise ship before you might think not bad but if you have then 6 out off 10. We had a balcony cabin which was ok but have seen bigger and cleaner for the same price.Food was ok but never had a really hot meal in ... Read more
ganbei
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I were looking forward to some decent Italian cuisine when we booked a mini-suite on Costa Victoria.. Cabin - A good sized 310sg ft of space with a very comfortable queen sized bed and a wardrobe area with 2 bunks. A bottle of ... Read more
dewdropss
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I don't normally take time out to write reviews, but I feel I owe Costa one. =) After all the reviews I had read about Costa Victoria, I was expecting the worst, but hoping for the best. We boarded Costa Victoria at the Shanghai port ... Read more
koolkruiser3043
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We sailed from Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Hong Kong. We travelled with 4 adults and 1 child. Our cruise was 3 sailings in 1 for us so three times people got off and on. I am one that looked at the reviews and thought oh it ... Read more
scubabecky1234
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2012
My family of 8 (booked in a total of 4 inside cabins) spent 2 weeks (17 Nov -- 1 Dec) on the Costa Victoria, departing from Singapore. When we originally booked this cruise, it was sold as a 14 night cruise but it was subsequently broken ... Read more
Serena A Young
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2012
Having just rturned from a 17 night cruise on board Costa Victoria, embarking in Singapore, calling at Laem Chabang/ Ho Chi Minh/ Danang/ Halong Bay/ Sanya / Hong Kong and disemarking at Shanghai. We chose this cruise for the interesting ... Read more
dastardly
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The booking process started well good information from our Uk travel agent. We only needed a single entry visa for Shanghai this was confirmed by the Chinese visa section in Madrid. Although ports of call included Hongkong and Island ... Read more
BetsyCruiser
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2011
I was not impressed by Costa Cruise Lines. We sailed on the Victoria Nov. 19, 2011. They do not communicate well (with Americans)seemingly by choice. The cruise got off to a bad start in Venice (where we were to board). The port fogged in ... Read more
David Stephen
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
On our way to Venice, KLM managed to lose our baggage in Amsterdam and it didn't catch us up until 4 days into our one week cruise. Despite this we had a wonderful time thanks mainly to the efforts of the ship's crew who are among the ... Read more
Goldryder
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
3,985 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The first two things that really strike you about Victoria is the amount of space in her public areas inside & out, and (more importantly to some) the almost complete lack of revenue driven areas on board. These two aspects are hand in ... Read more
Michael Kelly
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I had a very enjoyable cruise. The stateroom had a balcony and was spotless The food was excellent and was '5 star' quality although I would have preferred a better choice of cereals for breakfast.The staff were most efficient, ... Read more
bluecruiser
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
just returned from a week on the Costa Victoria and could not fault it, i did not want to get off the ship. embarkation was a breeze free shuttle provided by Costa from piassa Roma to the port and then luggage taken, and strait to check ... Read more
pamperedcruiser
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarkation was smooth and generally quiet. The area for waiting was a bit hard to find but it was a pleasant enough wait which wasn't very long as we arrived early and had plenty of assistance from friendly Costa staff on the ground. ... Read more
belleretraite
Member Since 2007
13 reviews
179 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We decided to use the opportunity of the low cost of cruising in 2009 by booking 4 different cruises on 4 different cruise lines in the Mediterranea in November and December.It took a lot of research,but finally we booked consecutive ... Read more
Margaret Robinson
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2009
Our expectations were not high as we knew the Victoria was an old ship-we had been on the Indy media launch and knew what a superb vessel she was. We couldn't,t fault Victoria. Our cabin was small but very comfortable and spotless,with a ... Read more
lasagnejoe
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
I organized a group of friends (both American and Italian) for a week together without the need for being a host. We booked in April and wanted a fall cruise from Venice as that port would be convenient to all 10 of us. Pre ... Read more
Therese O'Connor
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2009
I took my mam on a cruise last year as we wanted a holiday and had never been cruising. We flew from Dublin to London and then stayed overnight in a hotel in London before we flew out to Venice. I had been to Venice before but had flown To ... Read more
rdpgolfer
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I booked the cruise on Costa because I wanted a European experience for the cruise. I felt that a European cruise line would give me that. Thia was not correct. It didn't seem any different from other cruise lines. Here are my thoughts. ... Read more
hgfmd
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our fifth cruise in the last 8 years, and our first one on Costa, although all of our other cruises have been on other ships in the Carnival Corporation network (Princess three times and once on Holland American). We picked this ... Read more
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Rodomaster
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2009
I'm American & my wife is Polish. We picked this cruise for the warm weather & sunshine in the Eastern Med at this time of year. We had previously cruised on the Costa Concordia in February 2008 & knew what to expect with ... Read more
lrmrtn
Member Since 2009
1 review
149 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First the good...Embarkation was very easy.  The service was great, from the fantastic cabin steward to the pleasant waitstaff in the restaurants to the helpful English-speaking hospitality person.  The local tour guides were ... Read more

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