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135 Costa Fortuna Cruise Reviews

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Sunsmiley
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After reading all the reviews we were a little worried about the ship but have to say what a great week we had. I went with a girl friend, we try to go to places our husband's don't want to come along to! We had a cabin with balcony 9226, ... Read more
dcallen2
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Crowded is the first word that comes to mind when I think of the cruise I just took on the Costa Fortuna. In my opinion, the distribution of passengers is not well organized. Most of the guests end up eating meals in the same ... Read more
Sarah.
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
As a frequent and enthusiastic Costa client I was extremely disappointed this time. What was meant to be a romantic getaway turned into a nightmare. Where do I begin.... Well for a start, I'd like to point put that the itinerary was ... Read more
Sandy.h
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I took a cruise on the Costa Fortuna departing from Copenhagen. She is 10 years old and looks her age. The good things: Size of the cabin was very convenient. Lots of cabinets and a large bed which was very comfortable. Many shelves in ... Read more
wendus
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed June 2013
For the first time we took Costa Cruice in summer 2008 in Mediterranean Tour from Barcelona. We were so please with experience with Costa that we decided to take Costa cruise again to Norwegian Fjords from Copenhagen for one week 9th ... Read more

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CanaMan
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Realizing that everyone will have a different perspective this review is from a reasonably upscale couple from Canada who have been on several cruises. Here is what we feel is "the good, the bad and the ugly".The Good: Great service from ... Read more
gingermarmalade
Member Since 2012
1 review
11 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2013
This was our second cruise with Costa (did the Med in 2009) and apart from the food couldn't find a lot wrong with it then. Unfortunately, although the food has improved, they seem to have taken a backward step overall.Once again we flew ... Read more
Bakkebo
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2013
PRE-cruise: All information received in German - despite the fact that I repeatedly emailed the company and asked to have the information sent in English. ARRIVAL cabin: cabin was much smaller than the described (mini-suite, 8 Days / ... Read more
jspqld
Member Since 2008
10 reviews
253 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2013
This cruise was something my wife & I had been planning & looking forward to for a very long time & in the end we were more than satisfied & happy with the overall trip! We are experienced cruisers across many lines & we mainly chose this ... Read more
Cobble Hill
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2012
1.I realize that these large ships have a difficult time logistically in loading all the passengers, however it took a very long time and this was probably exacerbated by the fact they arrived at the terminal about two hours late. 2. Our ... Read more

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Victor Vauban
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Cruise from Santos (Brazil) to Venice (Italy) in 23 days (including flights from Europe) on board the COSTA FORTUNA, a large ship of 102,000 tons with a capacity of 3,200 passengers launched in 2003. On this trip, we were about 2,300 ... Read more
Andrea Huntley-Crow
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I have recently returned from a wonderful cruise with my parents aboard Costa Fortuna. It was my first cruise but certainly will not be my last. I had read numerous reviews of Costa cruise line and the actual Costa Fortuna ship itself and ... Read more
076100
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After reading the majority of the reviews on this site, I was extremely concerned about what we were getting into. I really don't understand all the negative comments. From start to finish everything was flawless, no issues with either ... Read more
GEMINI65
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked this cruise last minute . Embarkation was a bit hit an miss as our flight had been delayed and as a consequence we got to the port 3 hours later than expected so we didn't get on board until 3.45pm. Once on board we went straight ... Read more
Clify97
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were two couples (3 guys and a gal) on this cruise. This was cruise number 9 for me and my second with Costa. We started our adventure in Rome for 2 nights and had a fantastic time. We travelled to Venice on an overnight sleeper ... Read more

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MIA Traveler
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were 2 couples traveling together for a 7 night Greek cruise. I have always wanted to visit Greece and after reviewing other cruise lines, I decided on Costa Fortuna. We arrived in Milan on Saturday, and had time to explore the city. ... Read more
Philsta
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
What I liked:-Wonderful, friendly staff from many countries-Ship was beautifully decorated-Good entertainment program with heaps of different activities all day-Buffet restaurant had good quality food-Cabin was good value for moneyWhat I ... Read more
Nhapp1221
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This trip was destined for doom the minute we stepped out of our vehicle at the port. We left out of Ft. Lauderdale. Embarkation was quick, easy and smooth and the people were very nice. Would have liked to have their attitudes on the ... Read more
sjpo
Member Since 2009
1 review
310 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2010
When my mother booked a cruise on Costa Serena, I decided to try Costa first (having not sailed with them since the early 80's when they were Linea C) and for a short cruise on a similar vessel I choose Costa Fortuna in November, around ... Read more
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dsmcpa
Member Since 2001
1 review
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Costa, and while we enjoyed many aspects of the Costa experience, will probably be our last.First, the positives:1. The itinerary was fabulous - every port was worth the stop and every excursion we booked ... Read more

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dominic2000
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
A brief review. Costa Fortuna from Venice - Grecian spendour 26th October - (but it rained most days!!) Went on this with an open mind. Left delighted and would definitely book Costa again. If you like an English feel to your ... Read more
peggy ovett
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just got back from cruise to Greek Islands from Venice on Costa Fortuna. My first time with Costa Cruises, have been on 15 cruises before with various companies - some big and some small. The embarkation was awful, hundreds of people ... Read more
maggie2003
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2010
I had high expectations with Costa cruise lines and was a little disappointed. Costa is a luxury cruise lines with the Europeans, not Americans. It doesn't compare to Celebrity or Royal Caribbean. The ship was VERY warm...all temperatures ... Read more
ANNA
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2010
Just returned from Eastern Med Cruise from Venice. Two hours waiting in embarkation hall, then an unceremonious departure, despite leaving beautiful Venice. Our fellow passengers need a lesson in courtesy on board, i.e. allowing people ... Read more
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Viv Lawson
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My partner & I did the Eastern Med on Costa Fortuna at the end of September. The boarding procedure was excellent and our luggage arrived at our cabin quickly. Initial impressions were very good, this ship is MASSIVE but it was ... Read more

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