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Bad reviews are misleading

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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Cruisinfamily09750

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

After reading all of the negative reviews for this cruise we were very apprehensive about our trip. Our experience was quite different than the reviews I read and I feel compelled to write my own. This was our 12th cruise. We have previously sailed on Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Disney, and MSC. This was our 3rd cruise out of a European port. The other two were on MSC and Royal Caribbean. We are ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Grand Suite with Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children


Love Costa, but not Smeralda

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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French Webers

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We choose this cruise as we wanted to sample their new flag ship, having cruised twice before on the Diadema, We were at the time able to book a cabin for 5, having done so on the Diadema where we had 1,5 bathrooms and 5 proper beds, we expected the same if not better! Embarkation went really well, and we loved the parking at Savonna. However a few more signs would really help. The cabin ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Premium Ocean View Stateroom

Traveled with children


SO MUCH BETTER than expected

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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Wanderlust244

10+ Cruises

Age 30s

This ship deserves MUCH better reviews than it’s getting. The food and entertainment knock it down from a 5 to 4. Us: 30-60 years of age Cruise date: February 2020 Decor: This is the most beautiful and trendy ship I’ve been on. Tons of attention to detail. I loved the design. Amazing seating areas - there are hammocks, and little tucked away areas, sunbeds, loungers, plush seating, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony Stateroom


Not for people that like pizza, burgers, ice cream, bottled beer or relaxing.

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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jerrycroteau

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

(Costa Smeralda Italy, France & Spain 7 day cruise Jan 4-11, 2020) It's a huge brand new ship that is sailing on a 7 day continuous loop between Rome, La Spezia, Savona, Marseille, Barcelona, and Palma. We were on the ship for its 3rd week of cruising. Here are a few of our observations and a couple of tips. Positives: - Price was very reasonable (but watch out for all the extras). - ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony Stateroom


WORST CRUISE

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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Cruisereview7

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Worse cruise I have ever gone to. Terrible food. They promote 17 restaurants. These include nutella bars, ice cream, sports bar, and like three or four light meal/tapa places. One is only available to costa members and one only for those with families. You’re left with the assigned restaurant which serves terrible food, a pizza place, and a teppanyaki. The buffet basically serves italian food with ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony Stateroom


Good Transatlantic Cruise

Review for Costa Magica to Transatlantic

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DiscoVolante

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise to get away from the Winter and have Christmas at sea Our Costa organised bus trip from our home town in Austria to Savona was smooth and punctual. Savona is a pleasant port, but as it was a bit chilly and windy, we elected to stay in the departure area Boarding was a little slow and Costa could improve communication to keep people informed Our cabin was ready and the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Premium


International mix of passengers and crew.

Review for Costa Pacifica to Transatlantic

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Lunenburg

6-10 Cruises

Age 20s

This was a slow way to return to S. America and the ports made this a good choice. The ship was fairly full with guests from Spain, Italy, Finland, Russia, Switzerland, Holland, France, Argentina, Germany, Brazil, UK, USA and others. Embarkation was slow in Savona, took us two and a half hours to get onboard. The food was Italian as expected with some unusual options such as pasta with squid, ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium


Avoid at all cost - not worth a $

Review for Costa Favolosa to Mediterranean

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Amard

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

If you are a North American traveller and have done cruises with American companies (Royal, Carnival, NCL etc.) you will be extremely disappointed. The service sucks - not enough staff to accommodate all the guests. The employees are rude and do you a favour they want to help you. The service is super slow and takes forever to get anything. The food options are mediocre, really nothing ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


A fish out of water

Review for Costa Fortuna to Asia

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Fishcalledwanda

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

EMBARKATION This took about 40 minutes end-to-end, which was much faster than other cruises I have been on. Disembarkation at ports was well managed and fast, aside from one occasion when it was complete chaos after a docking delay, as passengers were not provided with revised timings. Timely information was provided on the procedure at ports, plus advice on local customs, tourist ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Costa - the Ryanair of Cruising

Review for Costa Magica to Mediterranean

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mbosa

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

I love cruising and have been on many before. My partner however had never been. We thought a Costa short break would be a great way to introduce him. I’ve travelled on Costa before so I knew it wouldn’t be the same standard as Royal Caribbean or Princess but we are so disappointed with Costa after this trip that I will never cruise with them again. The apathy of the staff and customer service ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony


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