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71 Mediterranean Costa Serena Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


Venusandback avatar

Venusandback

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

The best cruise ship ever

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First cruise I’d ever been on and found it positively delightful. This was a dream, as it’s Italian so enjoyed the relaxing feel. Had the best time. Beautiful ship with stunning Venusian designs on lifts. ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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vanylla85

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


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Mimillion

1 Review Written

Good but could do better

We booked this cruise last minute as decided it was about time we tried one, Costa have a reputation for not being as traditional as a lot of the companies and as my bf is much happier in a pair of jeans than a tux ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Sonyav

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cutbacks have put us off

Have just returned from 7 day cruise around the med on Costa Serena. How let down I was. This was our third cruise with Costa and will now be our last. How things have changed in 7 months has been a real turning ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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bernie.oconnor1

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


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allan.murota

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


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PatsyG

1 Review Written

Fabulous Costa Serena

This was our first cruise so we didn't have anything to compare other than we have stayed in good class hotels all over the world and Costa Serena certainly exceeded my expectations, she is a beautiful ship. Our ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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TheTrueScotsman

1 Review Written

Definitely do it again!

This was our first ever cruise so it would be fair to say that any review we give must reflect the fact that we have nothing to compare it to. However we have been on enough holidays to know what we are talking ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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johnboyday

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Chilling Costa Serena..Go for it and enjoy!!

We have just returned from a very good costa serena cruise..our embarkation in Barcelona was a little confusing..our taxi was excellent both ways..on arrival the members of costa were waiting for us..we gave them ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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apatulski

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


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sivadasil

1 Review Written

Great food.

The food in the dining room and the lunch buffet had excellent food. A buffet option should also be available. I have to say that the dining experience was not very pleasurable in several ways. The last night, the ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Blondie008

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Serena exceeded our expectations

A little background. Experienced cruisers, have cruises with most of the main lines, and this was our fourth cruise with Costa in the past 2 years. We have cruises twice on the NeoRomantica, and once on the Magica. ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Tricia278

1 Review Written

Disappointment

I was on a 7 day cruise. Destinations were very good. Cabin Staff and Bar Staff were excellent. My main concern is that the Costa Cruises took the amount from my MasterCard that I spent on the ship but after 10 days ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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sunadict

1 Review Written

Pleasant experience

I’ve just arrived from my first cruise experience in Costa Serena, through the Mediterranean. I am Portuguese (had my 38th birthday during the trip) and I travelled with a friend, in also their late 30’s. I ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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Marionparko

7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Family Cruise

We had booked 4 inside cabins for the family! We were given 2 at the back deck 7, 1 at the front deck 7.1 at the front deck 1. Having found the other cabins we went to find ours on deck 1. As expected it was compact ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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WildRedHed

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


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LeeAnnS

1 Review Written

No rating

We loved the Costa Serena!

We just returned from a 7-night Western Mediterranean cruise on the Costa Serena. As some other contributors have mentioned, we were very apprehensive after reading all the negative reviews of the ship on this site. ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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rowingmachine

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Costa Serena v Costa Mediterranea

We have little experience of cruising and our judgements are necessarily based on limited experience. The story so far ........ We went on our first ever cruise last October on Costa Mediterranea. If you read my ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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dwergkees59

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


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jollyhollys

1 Review Written

First time crusier with a few reservations

This review contains some of my own personal thoughts, opinions and suggestions that could improve your crusing expereince, especially if you are a first time crusier((like me). The review will be seperaetd into ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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iloveglee

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

dont believe all the bad things you read about costa

We have recently returned from a costa cruise, which we almost didn't take because of all the awful things said about the line. So pleased we went with our common sense we had a fantastic time. The important thing ...
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Sail Date February 2014


stanjt avatar

stanjt

1 Review Written

Be your own judge

This was our second trip on the Costa Serena and knew exactly what to expect. Firstly this is an Italian Cruise Line and you will only occasionally hear the English Language being spoken by your fellow passengers. ...
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Sail Date March 2014


Kipper21 avatar

Kipper21

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Don't sail with Costa!!!!!!!

We are not normally difficult to please. We have taken eight cruises between my sister and I and have never been so disappointed as with this Costa Cruise. If I ever hear the phrase "impossibla" or "madam it is not ...
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Sail Date February 2014


Galway6 avatar

Galway6

1 Review Written

Cheap and I can now see why

First whats good - The price! This was the cheapest cruise we've been on - The nightlife - Compared to many other cruises the nightlife was great on Costa - Embarkation in Barcelona was very smooth but I expect ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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LOUISMARTINEZ

1 Review Written

Cultural experience at best

People smoking everywhere. Eatable food but not the Italian experience we were expecting. I had better food at the train station in Rome. Crew and staff very disorganized. It was very hard get to our Muster ...
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Sail Date March 2012


Costa Serena Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining3.03.3
Entertainment3.03.4
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family3.03.3
Enrichment2.03
Service4.03.7
Value For Money3.03.5
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