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Costa Fascinosa Review

Costa Fascinosa
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41% of cruisers loved it
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  • Large, plentiful dance floors throughout the ship
  • Smaller cabins dedicated to single travelers
  • Two of four pools feature retractable roofs
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Costa Fascinosa Overview

By Dan Askin, News Editor
The 114,500-ton, 3,000-passenger Costa Fascinosa features now-signature Concordia-class elements, such as the Asian-themed Samsara Spa (with associated restaurant), a pool area with giant movie screen and sliding glass roof, and a Grand Prix driving simulator. For a full review of sister ship Costa Serena, click here.

Fascinosa, which was designed by cruising's most well-known architect, Joe Farcus, distinguishes itself in its design. Farcus' theme is "things that fascinate." Quoting a Costa press release, this means "celebrities, movie stars and exotic places synonymous with allure and seduction."

If that doesn't narrow it down, try this: a "Gone With the Wind"-themed lido area. Specific design touches (the burnt-out shell of Tara?) haven't been revealed, but the space will feature raised whirlpool tubs and waterfalls. Inside, the Millionaire Casino is named after the Italian title of the Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire."

Costa Fascinosa Member Reviews

Took my two young kids on their first cruise. I had done a Costa cruise in the summer and enjoyed it. Cabin was fine for three people and it was great to have a balcony. Unlike many other reviewers, I had no problem with uninterested staff: maybe ... Read more
Quick Spin Around The Med stillmoretosee
02/15
We had toured a week in Venice and a week in Florence. As Valentines Day was approaching we started exploring something different for the following week. Since we were already in Europe we wondered about a cruise. This cruise was the only one to fit ... Read more
When cruising with Costa Americans need to accept that they will be a minority on the ship. You will here many languages spoken, however the staff all have English as their common tongue. The embarkation in Savona was very smooth and well ... Read more
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Costa Fascinosa Ratings

Member Rating
Category
Editor
Member
3.0
4.0
4.1
2.8
3.6
1.9
Shore Excursions
3.4
Enrichment
2.6
Service
3.7
Value-for-Money
3.5
Rates
4.0

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Ship Stats
Crew:
Launched:
Spring 2012
Decks:
Tonnage:
114,500
Passengers:
3,000
Registry:
CDC Score:
Not Yet Inspected
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