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Costa Serena Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Mediterranean

Costa Serena
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16 Costa Serena Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Mediterranean

vanylla85 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

good for itinerary but terrible for service food cabin


we choise the internal cabiin guaranteed gty and with our surprice costa give to us a samsara internal cabin but without the benefits of the samsara mean the access to the spa . the ship was clean but not ...
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Sail Date July 2017

bernie.oconnor1 avatar


1 Review Written

Not too shabby

I booked this about a month before going and instantly regretted it after reading the reviews BUT... We had a great time. Two adults and one child age 9 from Scotland. We spent three days in Barcelona before ...
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Sail Date October 2014

allan.murota avatar


1 Review Written

Low Class

The destinations were great, the crew were not overly friendly or accomodating, the excursion that we went on was good. The other passengers on the ship were not very courteous especially in lines. The dress code is ...
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Sail Date October 2014

apatulski avatar


1 Review Written

Costa Serena once, versus Norweigian Cruise Line

Background information, family of 4 with children from 1993, and 1998 (This year 20 and 16, first time travelled when they were 13 and 17) All Cruises in Mediterranian first one Venice, Split, Athens, Turkey, ...
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Sail Date July 2014

WildRedHed avatar


4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Simply wonderful

My age 59, travelling with my 88 year old Dad. We have been on many cruises with different cruise lines, but this has to be my favourite. We booked a very last minute cruise after being sent a great deal by our ...
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Sail Date April 2014

dwergkees59 avatar


1 Review Written

Mediterranean trip, big success!!

Let me starts to explain that my wife and I have travelled to and in many countries and we usually would stay in 4 star or higher hotels. As I would become 65 years of age on the 11th. of February my wife and I ...
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Sail Date February 2014

superjillo avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Costa Serena - Italy, Spain, Morocco & Canary Islands

I was meeting my parents and my sister in Barcelona, due to a work conflict I had to join the cruise a little late. The ship sailed from Rome (Civitavecchia), then to Savona, then Barcelona, so I missed just a ...
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Sail Date January 2012

Kareni avatar


2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Costa Serena - Don't waste your time or money!

Worst cruise ever!!! I have been on over 20 cruises, Azamara, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Carnival and Premier (got to be old to remember that one). I booked the Costa Serena for 8 of us, 2 families with adult ...
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Sail Date May 2012

4Versoix avatar


2 Reviews Written

Another Great Cruise from Costa!

We booked this cruise at the last minute (2 days before sailing) as it was only a 5 hour drive to the departure port. We got one of the last outside staterooms available and found ourselves on deck 1 about 5 cabins ...
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Sail Date April 2012

Sigaco avatar


3 Reviews Written

Best holiday ever

After booking the cruise on Costa Serena i read the reviews and wished i had not booked.I have worked as a holiday rep for the most famous British holiday company for the over 50s and also worked front of house in ...
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Sail Date October 2011

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Jo and Rob

10 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Superb Family Cruise on the Costa Serena

We had a fantastic cruise and could not be happier. I admit that we went with pretty low expectations having read all the criticism on the forums based in the US and UK. I would like to set the record straight as we ...
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Sail Date October 2010

Derrygirls avatar


2 Reviews Written

Amazing Voyage through history along magnificent coastlines

I am writing this review to give you our experience of the Costa Serena. If you like to travel with well mannered British passengers and speak English all the time then I suggest you read no further and travel on a ...
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Sail Date July 2010

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Ozza Alf

1 Review Written

Fantastic Serena!

Embarkation This was a breeze as we missed our flight and with it the original embarkation point at Savona. We eventually joined the ship at 2nd port of call at Barcelona. 10 mins after we produced our tickets at ...
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Sail Date January 2010

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Happy Cruiser

6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fantastic First Time Cruise for Families

We were a family of 6 - granny aged 80, myself and my husband, plus 3 teenagers (17, 15, 13). We chose this cruise ship because it catered for us all and we were not disappointed. Having read some of the ...
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Sail Date August 2009

Rojos avatar


1 Review Written

An American family heads for the high seas on the Serena

Ah where to begin...thanks to Cruise Critic I had a lot information going in to this cruise and yes there were many ups and downs about the trip, but overall I would say we had a really great time. We have never ...
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Sail Date July 2009

summerdog avatar


1 Review Written

Costa Cruises - Wal-Mart of the Seas

Just finished my first cruise with Costa. Have a lot of impressions to share. First, the best thing about Costa is the price. Because my wife and I have 3 kids, we have to book two rooms. This seems to be standard ...
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Sail Date December 2008

Costa Serena Ratings

Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Value For Money3.03.5
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