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Costa Rome (Civitavecchia) Cruise Reviews

Bathroom
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.
Cruiser Rating
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Nightmare, locked up on a ship for a week.

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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Mike De Vlaming
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

During our cruise we learned to our great dismay that we were not allowed to disembark without booking an excursion. The reason was because of the corona, the company said. This is a fallacy, because 1 the stops were colored green (at that time) ,2 an unvaccinated person can come on board perfectly (after a covid test) because vaccinations are not asked. A covid test that lasts 15 minutes cannot ...
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Sail Date: October 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


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

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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lizhos
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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


Worst Cruise I've Been On

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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trevor2020
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

Horrible staff. Horrible Rules. Horrible Ship. 1. 1. Don't expect to drink any water on board without paying. We found one, YES 1, free tap water on the entire ship. Located on deck 8 in the buffet area. But you aren't allowed to leave the buffet area with any food or drinks to any time you are thirsty plan on hiking up to deck 8, guzzling as much water as you can, and hope you aren't thirsty ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Inside Stateroom


Costa Smeralda Not as Expected

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Ian10001
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This 3 week old ship was a disappointment compared to Costa Diadema (commenced service 2014) and other older Costa ships I’ve cruised on. The design emphasis was over the top. The furniture for example, whilst I’m sure was deigned by ‘top’ trendy designers, mostly lacked ordinary functionality - uncomfortable, too low, didn’t fit the average person. Some chairs were so heavy you could hardly ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Ocean View Stateroom


Inedible Food

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btwhite
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The dates worked for us, the itinerary looked fine and we were excited to share good family time aboard a new ship that promised a high quality cruise experience and delicious Italian food. We occasionally choose cruise ship travel with our 2 young adult daughters and their partners and especially appreciate extended dinners, good food and excellent service. We were stunned on our first night at ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Inside Stateroom


Not ready for prime time...Management/Corporate issues

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Anarollcall
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The good: (1) It is a lovely and HUGE ship. Well designd lovely interiors. And because it is so big, people get "difused" among different areas (2) One particularly great idea, their "kitchen lab". You cook a surprise ingredient meal, it gets graded by the chef, lots of laughs, a bit of cooking school and really fun. Highly recommend the idea AND the guys at the Lab who where absolutely great! ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


OK Cruise Nothing Special

Review for Costa Diadema to Mediterranean

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mintyrobinson
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

The ship is a very beautiful ship. It is a Carnival Destiny (Sunshine) class ship that has a slightly different layout. The decoration is very well done with some odd art work here and there. The cabin was standard to all other ships I have been on. This was my first time on an Italian ship. I have cruised on British and American ships more times then I can count. The ship did pick up an drop off ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony


Bad. Horrible. Worse. Discrimination towards English speakers. Inefficiency.

Review for Costa Diadema to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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SteveFromFL
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

I want to preface this review by saying I'm not often a big complainer. I can roll with most annoyances with ease and I rarely feel the need to make an issue. But this was by far the WORST CRUISE in my entire life. Why did we go? Never been to Europe before and Costa had numerous itineraries, dates, and prices to choose from so it was the sheer availability of options that other lines simply ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony


The cruise was superb, cabin lovely, service top rate, ship brilliant

Review for Costa Diadema to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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rayquintin
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I chose this particular cruise because of the whole package being offered, the flight, start location, ports of call, and generally inquisitive as to what we would get for the unbelievable price. With regards to the ship we could not find any fault at all with everything in general, the cabin superb, service to be believed, everything in our opinion 5 star. We had the drinks package ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Classic Balcony


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