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293 Costa Cruise Reviews


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maureenpasquini

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

VERY DECEIVING !

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This was my first experience and will probably be my last due to Costa Favolosa. At first impression, this was a WOW. But the good impression lasted two days only. This ship is very poorly administered and lacks ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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dshiba

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Disappointing, especially when compared to Princess and Holland America

The positive is embarkation was easy...probably too easy. Even though we didn't have all documents to board, got through without any hassles. Nice to leave at 11pm vs 5pm, so more time. First the good....was ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Linda Joan

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic cruise aboard Costa Cruises

This was my fourth crossing and my 20th cruise. My first time with Costa Cruise. Pros: Well laid out ship. Entertainment around the ship was excellent. The entertainment staff wanted you to have fun. They ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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PaulMason

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great sightseeing but.......

Very disappointing cruise. After a great 2015 Christmas cruise, our 2016 cruise aboard Diaderma was a huge disappointment. Meal times were nothing short of a cattle market. Christmas Eve being the worst meal I've ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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xaviepa

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

The end of a dream

We sailed on Costa Diadema for the New Year's cruise on Europe. The boat is beautiful and huge as well as our cabin very good price,quality value. Nevertheless compared with other cruises we have done with Costa ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Sgonzalez100

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Just bad service, unhappy employees

Just came back from my first Costa cruise and comparing with Royal Caribbean, this is definitely way below...Just to summarize: *Bad service overall, worst attitude I've ever seen on a cruise ship. People ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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oskar95

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

First time on Costa, will it be the last? Probably.

Got an excellent price for the three of us in a balcony stateroom, so had to give it a go. Always wanted to try Costa so this seemed like a good opportunity. Our tickets said borading would commence around 1PM ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Paje

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Maybe the last time

We have done 5 cruises with Costa this was the worst.food was bland no water at table the waitress was the best thing about it.the cabin was very noisy as we were at the front asked to change but said ship was full ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Mal in Spain

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First and Last Time on a Costa Ship

Arrived home last night from our Christmas cruise around the Med. The Costa Diadema is a beautiful ship, a pity it isn't owned and run by Celebrity or Royal Caribbean. Our inside cabin, 2269, was comfortable and ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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darmac

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Huge disappointment

Front desk personnel were very rude and not helpful at all. I had preordered the drink package and they had no record of it and when I showed them the voucher with the packages they still argued with me saying come ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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SUMMER2016

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

What a rip off! Over priced and rude people.

Beware this is a rip off! We were looking so forward to our cruise. The embarkation went smoothly and the staff were fine. The ship is very Bolliwood and over the top, with glitz and glamour everywhere. Our ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Alan S.

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

While a good value for the money, you get what you pay for!

I just came back from Western Mediterranean cruise with Costa Diadema. It includes Palma de Mallorca, Civitavecchia / Rome (Italy), La Spezia (Italy), Savona (Italy), Marseille (France) and Barcelona (Spain). ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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H&PSauce

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Costa Plenty ......

We decided to join South African friends who were sold this cruise through an agent. We were aware of the different languages but as there were 4 of us were not too concerned. We had hoped there would be no ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Rioneato

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

On May 31-16 at 1:25 am the entire ship had a 5 minute false fire alarm sounded

It occurred to me that the reality was reoccurring of another Concordia accident. People were running around like chickens chased by foxes. finally the bridge adivsed all cabins to go back to sleep! I've ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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MeryFlow

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor Service

I had my first experience with Costa Deliziosa in July 2016. And I definitely will be the last time I travel with them!! Service very poor compared to other cruise companies as MSC or Norwegian. I was very ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Lesessobees

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Timer - Costa Cruises - Very Poor Experience

We have not taken a cruise holiday for several years, with a few weeks notice, we booked a cruise with Costa. This was our first time with this line, however we have used Celebrity, Carnival and Princess Cruises in ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Jross8687

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Worst ever

This was our 24 th cruise and our second with Costa. The frist being many years ago and it was our second cruise ever. I've never written a review for the other cruises, but I felt compelled to do so this time , ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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mboyd0608@gmail.com

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Only for Italians

We are a retired couple and chose this cruise because of the ports it called at - bad choice of ship. The embarkation in Venice was awful with everybody pushing and shoving to get on first. The ship was okay ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Cgaslow

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Costa not the same as it used to be

We chose this cruise because of the ports some of which we had not been to. We sailed from Venice to Trieste, Split, Dubrovnik, Katakalon, Corfu and Kator. We had previously been on 30 cruises, 4 of which were Costa ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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buckeyecruzrs

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

At Costa - the customer is always wrong.

We chose this cruise for the ports, which did not disappoint. However, we encountered many problems on our first time on the Costa line. The cruise was marred by inefficiency, little concern for the passenger, ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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melissa_canada

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Bad Experience - No Way Ever Again

We are experienced cruisers - this was our 4th or so cruise. We have sailed on MSC through the years. We chose this ship due to the departure date and exotic itinerary. This was the WORST cruise we have ever ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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brian_hewitt35

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

STAY AWAY of Costa Magica cruise

We choose the Cruise because at the first sight there were some "exotic" destinations (Casablanca, Tanger) but at the end, these cities were extremely disappointed (dirty, no "magic", only the names..). At the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Chuckm31

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We went on an 11-night cruise in the Western Mediterranean, including Tenerife and Madeira, in June 2016. This was our sixteenth cruise, our first on a Costa ship. We decided to sail with Costa despite the mostly ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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SeafaringLady4ever

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

COSTA...No Way Ever Again!!!!

We are experienced cruisers - this was our 35th or so cruise. We have sailed on RCL, NCL, Princess, Celebrity, Carnival and Costa through the years. We chose this ship due to the departure date and exotic ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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michael_madsen

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Budget cruise. Good enough but certainly no luxury

I have previously been cruising with NCL (Norwegian Epic) and Royal Caribbean (Adventure of the Seas), so that is what I have to compare with. We always opted for the cheapest possible price/cabin. I was travelling ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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