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Buon giorno! Welcome to Italy! If you're a fan of the boot-shaped country, you'll likely love being aboard Costa Mediterranea. After a few years of "trying to please everybody," Costa -- operator of the only ...
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212 Costa Mediterranea Cruise Reviews

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barbbiasotti@gmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We chose this cruise for its itinerary and great price. The ports were terrific except that the time was way too short in both Dubrovnik and Kotor, less than half a day if you include transportation to and from the old towns. The small old ... Read more
byarry@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We heard many negatives about Costa but went against them and chose this cruise line because of the Mediterranea's Adriatic port intensive itinerary, round trip Venice, and the reasonable price . . . and so glad we did. Day 1: Venice, ... Read more
Karinebelisle
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
First and last time with this company. The entire crew are like robots, they do not care. Food! I lost 4 lbs on that ship! I am glad they had a stop everyday in different place. I could properly feed myself and bring some real fresh ... Read more
dracco
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Good things 1st. Locations visted and sail times great. But more time in Dubrovnic would have been better than corfu(everything shut from 2_4pm. So not much to do after a morning excersion and being there all day). Our room attendent ... Read more
loripenica
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
האכזבה היתה מיד כשהגענו לקבלה. כששאלתי את פקידת השירות למה צריך לשלם יותר כדי לדעת מספר החדר אמרה שלא היה ולא נברא. תוך כדי דיבור ... Read more

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houseflag
Member Since 2013
8 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Costa Mediterranea 17th to 24th July 2015 Arrived in cruise terminal with several hundred other guests , embarkation was supposed to start at 1400 hrs a numbers system operated deck 1 was called first you were only handing over a ... Read more
multiculturalcouple
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
We found this cruise at a very convenient price but the topics we are reviewing we understand that no matter how much you pay are good to be aware. Positives: Food was good for Italian and Spanish but Americans or British may suffer ... Read more
Jayne127
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
We had two nights in Venice then a 7 night all inclusive cruise on the Costa Meditteranea .. We had a port of call every day Italy, Croatia Montenegro and Greece . We had a basic inside cabin that was totally adequate for our ... Read more
Kelmic89
Member Since 2014
1 review
38 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 4th time with Costa and each time it exceeds our expectations. Being a coral member we were offered a free upgrade to an ocean view cabin and received fruit and Bubbly in our cabin on arrival. I was a little apprehensive ... Read more
dhs123
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked this cruise direct with Costa as this was the cheapest option available and we arranged our own flight with Ryanair from East Midlands Airport to Venice Treviso as we did not want to stop a few extra nights in Venice and as we ... Read more

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Rupz
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I booked my first cruise with Costa and came back with happy memories. I'll try and cover all points and tips which I hope would be useful especially for first time cruisers! Positive notes: - Embarkation from Trieste, Italy was ... Read more
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CruisefamilyfromEurope
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
First I have to tell you that I normally don´t write reviews for this site. But I have heard it being mentioned so often, this past week, that I do feel the need to give my opinion. My family joined the transatlantic cruise ... Read more
lambs2
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
6,780 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just returned home after our incredibly delightful journey across the Atlantic on the Costa Mediterranea with a few day's post-cruise stay in Trieste, Italy. We began our trip with very low expectations due to most of the recent ... Read more
Steve43
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
Embarkation in Guadeloupe was a complete and utter disgrace, Costa ground crew where unhelpful, rude, arrogant and showed no respect or compassion to its paying customers. Having arrived at the port with a wheel chair passenger and 3 ... Read more
ajcss
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I'm starting right with an issue that, in my belief, overwhelms any other comment possible on this cruise. Every cruise day, after 6:30 p.m., simply there is no food or drink whatsoever available in the whole ship, except for the main ... Read more
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Lover of the ship
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Everyone who complained about the cruise ( mostly the food ) said I couldn't really be objective about this ship as I was a newbie to cruising, therefore I had nothing to compare it to. While that might be valid I truly felt that it would ... Read more
Lisa1818
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I dont know where to start about this cruise, this is my 15th cruise so I know what to expect. For our first dinner I had the spaghetti bolognese, this was the worse ever and not even warm, went to the Lido deck to have something to eat. ... Read more
pfflyer80
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
afpugh
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
This was our second time to cruise with Costa and we are experienced cruisers. We chose this cruise line because we were happy with our previous one with Costa as well as the itinerary. The itinerary did not disappoint, Embarkation was ... Read more
jkwoods1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2015
We have never been disappointed to this level in over 30 years of cruising. Starting with the food: First there were no ice tea or lemonade at the meal, which was a first for us and the 3 other couples with our group. Had to ask for ice, ... Read more

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Anthony07
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
The Costa Mediterranea is arguably a beautiful ship. It is our third cruise on this very ship, the years have reduced her status. Had we known about the service or lack thereof we would never have chosen this cruise line. Please know that ... Read more
jujumal
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2015
Our 32nd cruise, Costa Mediterranea; First cruise with Costa and last. Sad because the ship is beautiful, clean, easy embarkation, but food quality is poor! Same soup everyday, ministrome, did get watery chicken soup one day. Well done ... Read more
CFM1000
Member Since 2009
1 review
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
To pre-register on Costa website you need lots of patience. Their website is not very advanced. Boarding in Miami was easy. Ships was clean and neat. Lots of passengers get on at French Guadeloupe - so you have about 85% of the ship ... Read more
buck3647
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
45 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed February 2015
Just when I thought I was a seasoned cruiser I took this Costa Mediterannea out of Miami and what a shock I got. First let me say that my observations are not really to be critical just to alert others of an alternative cruising ... Read more
torchrunner
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
We got a real good price for an inside cabin so it made the trip worth it. The ship was refurbished in 13 but already shows wear and tear. Embarkation was a pain. First they won't let you take your own luggage on the ship. You have to give ... Read more

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