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Costa Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Costa
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Excellent

29

Very Good

23

Average

22

Poor

22

Terrible

21

Cruise type

Family Cruises

380

Senior Cruises

132

Romantic Cruises

117

Entertainment Cruises

88

First-Time Cruisers

70

117 Costa Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


NWHairGal avatar

NWHairGal

6 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

This American's First Costa cruise, my (long-winded) take on Costa

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So I just got home from my first Costa Cruise (Feb. 2020/SE Asia). There was SO much question about Costa going into it. We choose Costa because, quite frankly it was the ONLY ship that went to our desired ...
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Sail Date February 2020


willden avatar

willden

19 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Costa Indian Ocean Island Cruise - a pleasant surprise

We selected this cruise and cruise line because of the itinerary as a visit to the islands in the Indian Ocean had long been on our bucket list. The only other cruise lines that regularly sail the Indian Ocean tend ...
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Sail Date February 2020


lizhos avatar

lizhos

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Christine Henderson avatar

Christine Henderson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Christine from Canada

We have just been on our first cruise with Celebrity so of course we compared We come from Canada so we flew to Fort Lauderdail,. We enjoyed the ease of getting onto the ship, we loved our room, our steward was ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bobsharonb

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We, as a group of couples, decided that we would like to be on a New Year’s Eve cruise. This was one that had an itinerary, and price that we were interested in. Check in went well and was efficient. The ...
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Sail Date December 2019


parroyas avatar

parroyas

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

An honest review...

I read alot of reviews and I have cruised every major line except Celebrity. This was my first time on a Costa ship which is geared towards Europeans however I am American. This review is based on an American ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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BondgirlFL

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Luminosa to the Caribbean

It sounded like fun to sail away for the Christmas holiday but it was last minute and many cruises were booked. Along comes Costa with their fantastic itinerary and price. I read many negative reviews before sailing ...
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Sail Date December 2019


darshe54 avatar

darshe54

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Just DON’T

You don’t have to read all of this and you don’t have to trust my review. Just do yourself a favor and “JUST DON’T DO IT” Unfortunately due to high tides this cruise docked in Trieste instead of Venice. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


mcrious avatar

mcrious

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our wedding anniversary cruise

We booked Costa Pacifica for 10 night Mediterranean cruise for our wedding anniversary. It was our first cruise and i would say that it met and sometimes exceeded our expectations. Value for money was great and with ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Chukigek

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly better then expected, but avoid Costa Excursions

We wanted to go to Norwegian Fjords cruise for quite a long time so, when I saw this cruise on special promotion and checked its itinerary, we bought it the very same date. Itinerary is very important as many ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Lawrence129 avatar

Lawrence129

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Worst cruze ship that i have been on.

The ship was clean and well cared for. Staff very nice, I even tipped extra. The food however was horrible. Very few dinning choices and most had an extra cost to eat such as hamburger or even a pizza. I get that if ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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A12DYB

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

1st Cruise, disappointing

Summary - if your only language is English, it is best to avoid, it is heavily weighted towards Italian, including language, entertainment, food, majority of guests. You Que for almost everything, a lot of items ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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ViajeraDC

1 Review Written

Good and Bad

We chose this cruise because it suited the dates we wanted to be away. The Good: The ship and cabin were nice and clean. The Staff in general work so hard!! They have so much energy!! We really appreciate their ...
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Sail Date December 2018


mmitef avatar

mmitef

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

What a wonderful time!!

I took a Costa cruise 35 years ago, before Carnival got in the picture, and had a wonderful time with a friend for 3 nights! As I was celebrating my 60th birthday this year, I wanted to do another cruise. After ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Kayleighr2011

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time cruiser

So a group of 7 girls decided to go on a cruise for one of our friends 40th birthday, only 2/7 people has done a cruise before so it’s an amazing idea on something different to do. We boarded at Barcelona, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


musket47 avatar

musket47

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

The crew was rude and the food was bad

restaurants was of poor quality and service was poor. The crew were rude and not very helpful. You ask a question and the crew person would turn away and walk away. We were 12 people from the USA and all 12 ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Bigdanwesto

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not exciting

The check in process was very tedious but once we arrived at our suite I was surprised to see it was much smaller than expected. Balcony was cramped also. Barely enough room for 2 seats. Staff were a mixed bag of ...
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Sail Date August 2018


TheTraveller12 avatar

TheTraveller12

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Extremely disappointing experience onboard Diadema.

This has been my absolute worst trip ever (I have travelled to over 60 countries) and never experienced such a lousy service and environment in all my previous trips! -Paid over 1500 Euro for a inside cabin per ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Gravitania

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

First timers advice

We travelled on a cruise for the first time so we did not know what to expect. I would like to give advise to people who are in the same situation. We booked the Baltic cruise through Tallin, Helsinki and St ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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skeldergate

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations

This was our first cruise. We needed a cruise that fit in with pre-allocated holidays at work and also to discover somewhere new. The Western Mediterranean ports have mostly been visited on other, non cruising ...
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Sail Date May 2018


EdF63 avatar

EdF63

1 Review Written

Very enjoyable Mediterranean cruise, including Lisbon

We chose this cruise because it departs and arrives from a single location (Savona), where we can park our car safely. This is our third time to cruise with Costa and we always enjoy their friendly service and their ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Pauli363 avatar

Pauli363

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Just superb from start to finish

Let me start off by saying I am neither a complainer nor a pushover. I like to say things as they are and to hell with what the majority or otherwise might say. Nor am I a happy clapper willing to give out praise ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Janisrae avatar

Janisrae

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fine but not as good as it used to be

Our first cruise on Costa was great. We took 4 children and everyone had a great vacation. All food was included - there were no "excluded" items for extra $ such as lobster. There was all the ice cream you ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Tutukane1942

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

US cruisers disappointed!

We originally choose this cruise because it was a 10 night cruise, was affordable $949 PP premium balcony and it went the route we did 15 cruises ago (2005) and we wanted to see the changes, if any in the various ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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paul.strange

4 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Costa Mediterranea - Suite Experience - UAE - Jan 2018

This was our first cruise on Costa, but our 16th overall. Here are our honest thoughts on the various aspects. The cruise was 7 nights and embarked at Dubai. Flight ------ We booked the flight independently ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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