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1,576 Costa Cruise Reviews


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parroyas

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

An honest review...

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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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IanBamling

1 Review Written

29 Helpful Votes

Giant Ship Complete Chaos

I chose the cruise not because of the ship but mainly due to the dates 22/12 from Barcelona suited my work break and family commitments. Living on the island of Lanzarote my plan was to take an internal flight to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bin59

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Bad service, bad food, bad attitude, JUST ALTOGETHER BAD!

2 weeks sailing from Singapore 17/12/19 to 30/12/19. Paid extra over Christmas (nearly $5000 AUD. And so it went as follows: Air conditioning not working in cabin. No soap in cabin..had to ask for a $5000 cake of ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Delastiek

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not brilliant

we chose as it was going to the ports we wanted to see in the Caribbean . unfortunately some of the staff need more experience in dealing with customers. The hospitality staff provided poor service and were quite ...
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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


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TD305

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

NIGHTMARE CRUISE!!! DISGUSTING FOOD!!!! DO NOT CRUISE WITH COSTA!!!!

When we first saw the prices of the cruise and the advantages of it all, it seemed too good to be true... BACKGROUND: We booked the 15 day Indian Ocean Cruise with one night in a hotel in Mauritius (with a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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dixieddorf

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Would rather vacation at home or anywhere else!!

After approximately 30 hours of Costa I asked my husband to check on the money back policy I would have done so earlier but we had our daughter and his mother with us and we had no alternative plans. This was by ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Moeb1

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Value

This cruise was a last minute decision and I was skeptical of the low fare, but booked the 10 day cruise out of Ft Lauderdale and traveled with 10 friends. I have traveled the last two years with Viking and had 3 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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gabbygal99

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Diadema - the good and the bad

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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csmoon88

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

A disaster is an understatement!

My wife and I booked a back to back cruise around South East Asia with Costa for their cheap balcony pricing and attractive port itinerary. We read a lot of mediocre at best reviews of Costa and decided to give them ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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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


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Lunenburg

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

International mix of passengers and crew.

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, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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weatherman46

8 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Much better than expected

Having read some of the previous reviews, we were a bit worried about taking this cruise. However, overall it warrants the four stars I have given it. The service throughout the ship was mostly very good, which was ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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MagentaCA

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Embarrassed to be Italian...

I chose this Costa Magica cruise as a way to start off a visit in Sicily and Italy, which are our family heritage. I was a little leery of this cruise line (rightfully so, it turned out), as I prefer smaller and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Fishcalledwanda

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

A fish out of water

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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CostaRottingFruit

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Medical the best, avoid tours group and hope you don't need the host desk

This was an RCI package cruise and the worst way to ever travel (bye bye RCI) because it was either a balcony on Costa/MSC or an interior room on the bigger names, like Royal. We decided to try Costa and it will be ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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cheelim

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Its was a night mare on the cruise!!! PLEASE DONT WASTE MONEY!!!

This trip made me quite disappointed. I want to tell you that this cruise customer service is really bad. Here's how they provide services. On the second night, there may be a lot of waves outside. We felt very ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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theprimate

1 Review Written

Good enough

I took notes so I would be more objective. Some of the online criticism I read wasn’t a problem for us. For example, the Jacuzzi’s size, food, and service were good. The crew spoke English with the usual ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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mbosa

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Costa - the Ryanair of Cruising

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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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enjoy traveling

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Terrible experience! Don't waste your $

This was the ONLY cruise ship available for the one week we could sail and go to the ports we wanted to visit. The food was sub-par. The crew was miserable and literally opened up about how poorly they're ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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chendrixson

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

OK Cruise

The cruise was okay. We scheduled several tours through Costa and the Argostoli Greece was awesome. The next day in Santorini Greece, we bought that tour and when it came to getting our tickets out, the tour had ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Happychappy64

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Much better than I expected

I was party leader for a group of 10 friends and family. I joined this cruise with low expectations, based on the previous reviews. What I actually experienced was way beyond my expectations. We did the Baltic ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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mintyrobinson

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

OK Cruise Nothing Special

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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pallascats

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

NeoRiviera, better than expected...

Last year we cruised the Mediterranean on the MSC Opera- this time we chose the Costa neoRiviera. The ships are similar, although the MSC Opera was lengthened a few years ago. The Costa neoRiviera is leaving the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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