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Costa Middle East 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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Great value for money

Review for Costa Diadema to Middle East

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diane2050
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

chose this cruise because of the ports of call and the cost which was much cheaper than other cruise lines the cabin was fine , clean and all that is needed.....large balcony to sunbathe. ok , the italians like to push in at the buffet for food but if you are not happy with that the restaurant is open to get served. i was in no hurry . waiters giving good service. drink packages are ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Mini Suite with Ocean View Balcony


Not planing to sail Costa again

Review for Costa Diadema to Middle East

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AC.Rosanna
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

The price was good and we thought it would be a good idea to cruise the Middle East with our family. We could have choosen other cruise lines but Costa had the best deal so we boarded on Costa Diadema on our first Costa cruise. We have been on other popular cruise lines like Carnival, Royal Caribbean, NCL, MSC and Celebrity and our expectations were high because it was an italian cruise line! ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Ocean View


Stay away from this ship

Review for Costa Diadema to Middle East

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Byckwan
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

This is my first time with Costa. In the past I usually cruised with Princess and Celebrity. After this cruise, I'll never cruise with Costa again. First, the service is terrible. The hospitality desk is absolutely clueless. There's always a long queue in front of the desk. When you finally got your turn, they would usually ask you to go somewhere else. Just to quote an example. When we ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Inside


Diadema - the good and the bad

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gabbygal99
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

EMBARKATION: We embarked in Dubai. We arrived at the cruise terminal ~1200. We were allowed to enter the ship ~1500. The terminal is large with numerous shopping options, so we began souvenir shopping early! We were on the ship very quickly, and luggage arrived quickly. Overall, very nice and efficient embarkation process. CABIN: We chose an inside cabin as we had a port-intensive ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Classic Inside


Costa downfalls

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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gaglione7
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Chosen this cruise line because of the itinerary offered and being an Italian passport holder I did believe to be proud of the italian hospitality offered and convinced friends to join on the Costa Mediterranea. A total catastrophy to say the least!!! Never again will look or put a foot on a Costa vessel regardless on what they offer. A catalogue of mistakes, rudeness, could not care and bother ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Classic


19 Nights repostioning cruise Dubai to Savona

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Chromeshiningstar
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We choose this cruise for its itinerary and a very competiive price. We have 21 cruises behind us and this was our third with Costa so we knew what could be expected and not. Embarkation in Dubai after 6 pm was very swift, no doubt helped by the fact that many passengers had already boarded the day before in Abu Dhabi. The ship may be a bit old but is kept tidy and is in a good condition. ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium


Best Cruise ever

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Sandystruis
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Having read so many negative reviews, we were very sceptical & even contemplated cancelling before sailing. Thank goodness we didn't. We have been on 13 cruises with different companies and this cruise was by far the best. Mediterranea was scrupulously clean, the service in main dining room (Jayson) , bars (Little John, Chai) very attentive and prompt (after 1st day, your preferred drink ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium


Worst cruise ship ever

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davismarce
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

My travel agent finally found an affordable trip to the UAE. It all went downhill from there. The dining options were minimalistic. There was only 1 option for dining other than the buffet. I was on a special low-sodium diet. The meals were plain and EXTREMELY bland. I don't think the chef had ever heard of chicken stock, and definitely had no concept of herbs or spices. It was an Italian ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


Not for people who speak English

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ceil14100
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Upon boarding there was no one available to greet our group, no greeter to welcome us (that was probably our first clue to disaster). I got to my room, it’s clean but had a very musty smell so I needed to open the balcony to air it out as it had a strong stench. Beds hard as hell and unable to control the temperature in the room. There were no English channels on the television only AL-jerze new, ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony


Excellent cruise around Middle East

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jons1300
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We were looking for a week of winter sun in February and chose Costa because of the itinerary, and location. We made our own travel arrangements and flew to Dubai on Emirates, and with a short transfer, we were at the port within an hour of landing. Embarkation was quick and efficient and our luggage was delivered to our cabin quickly. The ship was clean, all the crew we met were polite, and ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium


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