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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.
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Perfectly fine and met expectations

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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ani4ani
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was our 21st cruise. We have sailed on Costa before as well as the other "main-stream" lines, e.g. RCCL, Celebrity, Norwegian, HA, MSC etc. This cruise was a last-minute replacement for a cancelled MSC cruise. Essentially, we paid less than 50% for the "same" cruise on Smeralda. We had read the numerous reviews on here and we were not unduly concerned since our own experiences have never ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Premium Terrace Stateroom


Lack of information and contradictions -

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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DG7620
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because Cunard cancelled their Barcelona - Singapore cruise and then MSC changed its itinerary to skip BCN after we booked. Costa was the only choice. We are not anti-Costa as all of our 12+ cruises have been with the Carnival family of cruise lines including a previous Costa cruise. BUT the reception people were arrogant and the service in the dining room was terrible (but ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


COVID Management like a Jail

Review for Costa Deliziosa to Mediterranean

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erich52
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The COSTA COVID Activities are far too hard compared with other Cruise companies. Costa guests are NOT allowed to go alone from the board (in other Cruise companies is this allowed). You feel like in jail if you go with COSTA! It is better to wait with cruises with Costa as long as the COVID activities are mandatory. We had to book for every port a costa trip. Even if we would only to go in ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium

Traveled with children


Worse Cruise Ever

Review for Costa Luminosa to Mediterranean

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BONES49
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise to visit different locations in Europe and not repeat the same stops that we made on an Aida cruise that we took in 2019. However, this cruise started out bad 1) If you're a U.S. passenger, they have this policy of keeping your passport until the end of your trip (why not just make a copy) which is a recipe for disaster for some U.S. passenger in the future. 2) We ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Traveled with children


I would give it negative stars if I could

Review for Costa Smeralda to Mediterranean

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jonnyhansson
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Ended up on the Costa Smerelda as our MSC cruise was cancelled due to only allowing schengen passengers. Food - bland and basic - there is no pizza on the buffet of an Italian cruise ship and if you want pizza then you have to pay more than you would pay in central Rome for a pizza. Otherwise food in restaurants is bland, meat is cheap and poor quality and selection is very poor compared to ...
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Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Worst travel experience

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Africa

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Brose05
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

My experience with costa cruise would be the worst travel experience I have ever endured.only on the ship for 24 hours, never left the embarkation port before we were told to disembark. The process of passengers getting their documentation back was a debacle waiting in lines for several hours elderly persons fainting, no care for passengers welfare was apparent. After this Costa only wants to give ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


Thank you Costa

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Africa

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Just two
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise and were joined by two friends. As mentioned in other reviews we did not set sail due to Corona Virus affecting sailing ports of call. Have to say we found the staff extremely helpful and courteous at all times. Keep in mind these people were under extreme stress being far from their home base and not having any certainty of their position. The ship was very clean and there ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Classic


Terrible service and food.

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Africa

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Julesmeister 1
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Didnt end up sailing as cruise cancelled because of Coronavirus. Extremely rude, grumpy drink staff. Spent one night on board. Buffet was so small with well below average variety of food compared to other cruises I've been on. Food in dining room not good as well. Didnt get bread or coffee and having a drink card was a complete waste considering they dont serve cocktails or spirits in the dining ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


Our mystery cruise was an adventure.

Review for Costa Luminosa to Transatlantic

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QAPQAP
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We liked the itinerary and it was a good value. The ship is beautiful with lots of really wood. It was well maintained and spotless. The itinerary changes due to the Covid-19 virus were NOT THE FAULT OF COSTA, and we believe that the cruise line, the ship's officers and the amazing crew did all that could be done to keep us safe and informed. The in room food service while we were quarantined ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


COSTA is a very disorganised company!

Review for Costa Fortuna to Asia

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2903happy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it visited the Countries and Ports we really like. I contacted Costa on 29th February the day before flying into Singapore and they told me the cruise was going ahead as originally planned. We had heard via (Facebook) that Cambodia and Vietnam ports had already been canceled, and I suspected that Thailand and Malaysian Ports were also going to be canceled as ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


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