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Costa Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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It was fun meeting people from all over the globe.  Here I'm laughing
Fresh fruit that looked good and tasted great.
Beautiful main dinning room.
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Costa Smeralda was a Great Cruise for the Money

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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kathrynlwright

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I went on the Costa Smeralda cruise to the Mediterranean with three friends. We had two premium balcony cabins with the upgraded drink package. We found the ship to be beautiful, the service to be excellent, and the on board activities to be lots of fun! We had read the awful reviews and were prepared for the worst. To out delight, the cruise couldn't have gone more smoothly. Embarkment and ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony Stateroom


Lovely ship.. But..

Review for Costa Smeralda to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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bckl

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We boarded the ship in Barcelona and our immediate thought was that the ship was stunning. The staff were excellent and our restaurant waiter Chi was great. Food was of a very high standard in our assigned restaurant. The buffet restaurant, while it had lots of choice, was a revelation.... Lots of queues, people pushing and shoving, over crowded and really not a pleasant experience most of the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Premium Inside Stateroom


Probably the worst designed ship currently at sea today.

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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militaryman9

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

7 night Med cruise 27/01/2019-03/02/2020. (Rated poor to low in all areas). If this ship was to take the company in a new direction, it failed miserably! This tasteless floating cafeteria offers no signs of elegance or class. Areas of both inside and deck space have been greatly compromised by the huge amount of cabins and with little or no signage it is very difficult to navigate. The ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Premium Ocean View Stateroom


Curates Egg - Good In Places

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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MK_Cruiser1955

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

When I think of Costa Smeralda I’m drawn to Longfellow’s Poem, “The Little Girl” There was a little girl, And she had a little curl Right in the middle of her forehead, When she was good she was very, very good, And when she was bad she was horrid. Those last two lines perfectly sum up Smeralda, making this an incredibly difficult review to write. The cruise was a one week, ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony Stateroom


New ship , Massive problems

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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Craigcruises4u

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Cruise number 54 Costa Cruises – Costa Smeralda 20th January to 27th January 2020 Cabin number: 15250 - midship , Deck 15 - Premier Balcony Cabin Total pax : 6554 , Crew : 1646 : Decks : 19 Cruise for 7 nights Barcelona – Palma – at sea – Civitavecchia – La Spezia – Savona – Marseille – Barcelona Eventually we get to cruise on the brand new ship after a delay in delivery of ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony Stateroom


New ship, Total disaster

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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craigs1214

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Cruise number 54 Costa Cruises – Costa Smeralda 20th January to 27th January 2020 Cabin number: 15250 - midship , Deck 15 - Premier Balcony Cabin Total pax : 6554 , Crew : 1646 : Decks : 19 Cruise for 7 nights Barcelona – Palma – at sea – Civitavecchia – La Spezia – Savona – Marseille – Barcelona Eventually we get to cruise on the brand new ship after a delay in delivery of ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony Stateroom


Terrible Experience and Service

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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Rochelle619

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

In comparison to previous cruises I’ve taken I have never seen people board/disembark at every port. This created lots of confusion throughout the cruise and during this period you were not allowed to purchase food or snacks during the safety drill that occurred everyday with the exception of one sea day. I was in a party of 12 with 4 of them being first time cruisers. I respect all cultures but ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony Stateroom


Hell Bound

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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Adds27

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Decided to enjoy Christmas on a cruise around Italy Spain and france . This is a new ship . It had been delayed in leaving for its maiden voyage a few weeks earlier as it wasn’t quite ready . We had hoped it would be ready for our cruise on the 23rd of December 2019. Reassuringly we were told our cruise hadn’t been cancelled and our cruise dates were to be the maiden voyage. Arriving to board in ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Dreadful experience

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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mary conneely

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

we choose the cruise to celebrate my sons 60th. Birthday The whole experience was horrific I had previous experience of Costa cruises some six years ago so was confident that the cruise would meet our need at this time. The cabin was very small but clean and maintained daily. The food and service in the restaurants was a very poor standard. The evening dinner in the restaurant was served ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony Stateroom


Embarrassed to be Italian...

Review for Costa Magica to Mediterranean

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MagentaCA

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

I chose this Costa Magica cruise as a way to start off a visit in Sicily and Italy, which are our family heritage. I was a little leery of this cruise line (rightfully so, it turned out), as I prefer smaller and higher-rated ships. But the itinerary suited our needs, and a few of the shore excursions listed were appealing, and it seemed to be a good price listed on Vacations to Go. So we made ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


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