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Costa Mediterranean 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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COVID Management like a Jail

Review for Costa Deliziosa to Mediterranean

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erich52
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The COSTA COVID Activities are far too hard compared with other Cruise companies. Costa guests are NOT allowed to go alone from the board (in other Cruise companies is this allowed). You feel like in jail if you go with COSTA! It is better to wait with cruises with Costa as long as the COVID activities are mandatory. We had to book for every port a costa trip. Even if we would only to go in ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium

Traveled with children


Worse Cruise Ever

Review for Costa Luminosa to Mediterranean

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BONES49
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise to visit different locations in Europe and not repeat the same stops that we made on an Aida cruise that we took in 2019. However, this cruise started out bad 1) If you're a U.S. passenger, they have this policy of keeping your passport until the end of your trip (why not just make a copy) which is a recipe for disaster for some U.S. passenger in the future. 2) We ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Traveled with children


I would give it negative stars if I could

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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jonnyhansson
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Ended up on the Costa Smerelda as our MSC cruise was cancelled due to only allowing schengen passengers. Food - bland and basic - there is no pizza on the buffet of an Italian cruise ship and if you want pizza then you have to pay more than you would pay in central Rome for a pizza. Otherwise food in restaurants is bland, meat is cheap and poor quality and selection is very poor compared to ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Beautiful Ship, Terrible Cruise Line

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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luv croosn
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I have been on 17 cruises and this was by far the worst I have ever been on. I purchased this cruise thru cruise builders (never again) and therefore I don’t know how much the cruise by itself cost us. We are a couple in our 50’s and we brought our two adult daughters. But Costa tries to charge for every little thing. You should not go hungry on a cruise and we did. The buffet is open only ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony Stateroom


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 70s

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


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


Beautiful ship, Ok food, entertainment severely lacking, expensive,

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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lizhos
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

The ship is beautiful. New, lots of bars, modern and clean. Plus the port stop offs are lovely. Plenty of time to walk around. We do recommend purchasing shuttle buses at the port information desks rather than on ship as way cheaper. No need to pay for excursions, just the shuttle buses into the cities needed and you can find your own way around. The staff work hard and are helpful. Our room ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Terrace Stateroom


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