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Costa Fortuna Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

Costa
Costa Fortuna
Eastern Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

5

Average

5

Poor

7

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

34

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

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Romantic Cruises

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Singles Cruises

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Cruises for the Disabled

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34 Costa Fortuna Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean


Nhapp1221 avatar

Nhapp1221

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

WORST EXPERIENCE I HAVE EVER HAD TO PAY FOR!

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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 ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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Niche79

2 Reviews Written

Not even worth the screw up deal we got! Terrible!!!

First off, let me say that we were originally booked on the Holland America cruise out of Ft Lauderdale. However, my travel agency guy screwed up our reservations and did not get them in on time so he said he put us ...
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Sail Date March 2010


kayjo avatar

kayjo

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising Italian Style- a long review

Our family group of 5 sailed the Costa Fortuna the week of March 7. We booked 3 rooms back in October during "The World's Largest Cruise Night" promotion through a travel agent. This was my third cruise and I have ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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MaritimeMama

2 Reviews Written

Italians KNOW how to put on a cruise!!

We just arrived home after a week on the Costa Fortuna in the US Virgin Islands. I also found the roll calls for Costa slower than NCL or Carnival but I think it may be a difference in cultures. North Americans seem ...
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Sail Date March 2010


Connor986 avatar

Connor986

1 Review Written

No rating

Christmas on the Costa Fortuna

During the recent Christmas my family decided to go on a cruise for a change, we picked the Costa Fortuna as it was relatively cheap and the ports were very good. We should have upped the money we were forking out a ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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cancruise2

7 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

No Air nor customer service on Costa Fortuna

I appreciate the reviews on Cruise Critic and let them guide my decisions for a new cruise booking. The Costa Fortuna cruise on January 10th was more than disappointing. It was extremely uncomfortable for ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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Cruise4Andy

4 Reviews Written

Costa Fortuna - The real way to enjoy

This was our 5th cruise with Costa, and once again, we enjoyed every moment of it. It was another wonderful experience, where the memories will last forever. For us, Costa did it again: An overall outstanding cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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fyfx

3 Reviews Written

GOOD CRUISE WORTH THE MONEY

We are a family who went on a family vacation. We have been 4 other cruises with four other cruise lines. We are in our 40's with teenagers who are looking to find other teenagers to hang out with on the ship (to ...
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Sail Date December 2009


NoCosta avatar

NoCosta

1 Review Written

Costa Fortuna

Hi...The only reason why the cruise was interesting is that you get the chance to visit many Easter Caribbean Islands: Puerto Rico(one afternoon only), Turks and Caicos (one afternoon only), Catalina Island in the ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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topsales

4 Reviews Written

I Was Fortunate The Cruise Was Free, Worst Cruise Ever

As my title says, my wife and I went on this cruise because I won a contest. I would have never picked Costa on our own. I have met no one on any of the 15 cruises I have gone on that has sailed on Costa, which to ...
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Sail Date February 2009


merriment avatar

merriment

1 Review Written

Fortuna, Relaxing and Fun

We drove from Georgia to Florida the day prior and overnighted in Fort Pierce, about an hour and a half from Ft Lauderdale. Arrived at the pier by 10:30 am, unloaded our luggage and parked in the parking garage next ...
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Sail Date February 2009


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apungjoe

1 Review Written

Fortuna - How unforunate!

We've cruised several times in the past. Costa Fortuna is the most unorganized cruised we've ever experience. We completed all the required on their website (when the site is not crashing) and when we checked in, ...
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Sail Date February 2009


Rab avatar

Rab

1 Review Written

Greek Isles cruising insights

This was my first cruise and I always wanted to see the Greek Isles. We booked our own flights to get good times and connections. This allowed a day in Venice a day before the cruise. Getting around Venice ...
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Sail Date September 2008


DonnaMK avatar

DonnaMK

2 Reviews Written

Christmas Joy

Early in 2007 we received a phone call from our daughter who said "Mom you've been hoping we could all go on a cruise over Christmas; I think I found one we will all enjoy". We immediately booked several cabins to ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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rocknrobin

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Costa = Major Disappointment

High Points: * Beautiful cabin - spacious, plenty of closet and drawer space - CLEAN! * Beautiful ship - CLEAN, very ornate; rode great in the water. * Cabin steward - overworked (responsible for approx. 10-12 ...
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Sail Date January 2008


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boater101

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Costa not what it used to be

Boarding was very quick and easy. Rooms were always clean. The food left a lot to be desired. Most of the time it was over or under cooked dining room waiters were very slow and meals were mixed up not what was ...
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Sail Date January 2008


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Cruise4Andy

4 Reviews Written

Costa Fortuna - South-Eastern Caribbean (12/09/07-12/16/07)

Well, all good things have to come to an end, and so did our wonderful cruise on the Costa Fortuna from December 9 to December 16, 2007 on the South-Eastern Caribbean run. And as always in the past, I'm always up ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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pippo

1 Review Written

Costa -- always great!

As long time cruisers and frequent Costa customers, we took a Christmas cruise for the first time last year on the Costa Magica. We enjoyed it so much that we sailed again with Costa for Christmas -- this time on ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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gbcheetah

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Check Reviewes thoroughly before booking this ship

I unfortunately have to start my review out by saying our Costa Fortuna cruise was lacking in so many ways that it was really the only bad cruise out of 11 cruises that I have been on. To begin with embarkation was ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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tdogcruiser

2 Reviews Written

Review of 12/23-30 Cruise on Costa Fortuna

Background: We are a couple in our early to late fifties and have been on other cruises, the last one December 2006 on Royal Caribbean's Legend of the Seas - this was our first Costa cruise. Traveled by car to Ft. ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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VegasMark

27 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Costa Fortuna Eastern Caribbean

Hello fellow cruise enthusiasts! Below are the details of my cruise which took place from 12/16/07-12/23/07: Background Information/Embarkation I traveled with my college friend on this cruise. We are both 30 year ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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Gaynors

12 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Costa Fortuna pre-Holiday cruise

Overall our cruise was a great experience. There were some things that were better than others but overall we had a great week aboard the Costa Fortuna (12/16-12/23). We are a family of 4 (two 30+ with 7 and 4 ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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BambiRumsey

5 Reviews Written

Costa Fortuna - Roman Fun For Everyone!

Just returned from our cruise to the Eastern Caribbean on the Costa Fortuna and below you will find my thoughts. First about us: Me, 37, stay at home mom, former HR manager, native New Yorker living near ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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texastriple

1 Review Written

Americans beware!

If you are American, don't expect the same friendly, hospitable attitude of Royal Caribbean or Princess. I didn't meet a single American on this cruise that would recommend Costa. To the contrary, most were ...
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Sail Date December 2007


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lynnmario

1 Review Written

Costa Fortuna sailing of 12/23/07

Embarking was very smooth and easy. After that it was down hill. All meals from Sunday through Wednesday were served room temp at best. First hot meal was Thursday evening. We even tried the buffet hoping food ...
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Sail Date December 2007


Costa Fortuna Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.9
Dining4.03.1
Entertainment4.03.1
Public Rooms4.03.7
Fitness Recreation4.03.4
Family3.03.4
Enrichment3.02.9
Service3.03.6
Value For Money4.03.3
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