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Costa Favolosa Cruise Review by Vetty: Never Again!!! Terrible food, what a disappointment.


Vetty
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Member Since 2014
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Cabin 4.0
Dining 1.0
Embarkation 5.5
Enrichment Activities 2.0
Entertainment 2.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 4.0
Public Rooms 2.0
Rates Not Rated
Service 5.5
Shore Excursions 1.0
Value for Money 1.0

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Never Again!!! Terrible food, what a disappointment.

Sail Date: April 2014
Destination: Europe - Western Mediterranean
Embarkation: Barcelona

I wish I had read some of the reviews here before we embarked on our first ever cruise!!  It was awful!!

Our cabin was right at the front of the ship, very comfortable bed and the shower was good. Loads of wardrobe space, not noisy.. it was advertised as having sofa and eating area, it didn't, just a double bed and a desk and wardrobes. .Very far from the lifts, a very long walk to breakfast and all dining areas.  It was kept very clean the steward who cleaned was amazing he came twice a day and everything was spotless...way to go Mario!!!

The food was well below standard, the buffets at lunch and breakfast were packed to the limit, with 20 minute queuing then a lot of standing around looking for somewhere to sit once the now cold greasy revolting food was on your plate.

The evening meal in one of the two restaurants, was inadequate, with tiny portions of bland food drenched in gravy which took two hours to complete because of slow service. No tap More water was aloud to be served you were forced to pay for drinks...outrageous! No buffet was available in the evenings, apart from reheated slices of pizza. There were no fresh salads or fruit, all the food was previously frozen and reheated for the cruise...I didn't see a single tomato the whole week!! They advertised a salad bar at the buffet but they never opened it.

The cruise was mainly for Italians, hardly any English speakers at all, all the announcements were in 5 different languages, and very often English was not one of therm.

There was an international English host, who was available to chat an hour a day, but she was useless and just tried to sell us very expensive shore excursions, only for us to find out after booking that they were not in English. Less


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Our cabin was right at the front of the ship, very comfortable bed and the shower was good. Loads of wardrobe space, not noisy.. it was advertised as having sofa and eating area, it didn't, just a double bed and a desk and wardrobes. .Very far from the lifts, a very long walk to breakfast and all dining areas.It was kept very clean the steward who cleaned was amazing he came twice a day and everything was spotless...way to go Mario!!!

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