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Cruise Line
Costa neoClassica
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

15

Very Good

17

Average

9

Poor

14

Terrible

12

Cruise type

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Melaphil avatar

Melaphil

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good for Italians Not so Much for English

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We wanted to see India but were concerned about the pollution so thought this cruise would be the best way. We were in Mumbai for 3 days before embarkation to explore the city. Boarding the ship went well. We ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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HughesL

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Costa are very money grabbing, with poor customer care.

I was in same group as MchrisD and would echo everything that was said. In addition, I pre booked bought a drinks-package Pranzo & Cena for €237.86 which entitles you to wine and beer only at lunch and dinner ...
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Sail Date January 2018


binatha avatar

binatha

1 Review Written

Pampered

We had an insurance conference. Sailed out of Mumbai till Cochin for 3 nights. From the welcome till departure everything was seamless. Thomas Cook employees were also coordinating with the Italian staff. We also ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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MChrisD

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

SO VERY DISAPPOINTING

The cruise from Mumbai, to the Maldives and to Sri Lanka and back seemed ideal. I love cruising and India and this cruise was January a good way to get away form the cold in UK. I booked through a cruise company ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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wavv

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not our best cruise

This was my 4th cruise and my first with the Costa line. Will also be my last cruise with this line. The ship was small and we knew this, but the restrictions placed on teenagers was not acceptable. They had ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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buck3647

9 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

No better way to see India by sea

We scuba dive and this itinerary gave me and my wife the opportunity to see India by flying into Bombay and use of the ship for a hotel for a day and half while touring Bombay. The ship was fantastic and the ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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ashneruth

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Aweful!!! Stay away!!!

From the moment you get to the port in Mumbai there is total confusion and chaos. We have been on about 30 cruises and this ship is the worst we have ever been on. The rooms are mediocre and unexceptional. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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rmbx

1 Review Written

Wonderful holiday

After reading previous reviews I was slightly worried what to expect from this ship but I was pleasantly surprised. I went on this cruise with my partner for 6 nights to Greece and Italy. We got on the ship at ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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crissanda

1 Review Written

67 Helpful Votes

Never again Costa

This was a deal offered by bookonline.com. Two back to back cruises over 14 days covering Mumbai, Mangalore, Cochin, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Goa & back to Mumbai. On entering our cabin, it was obviously tired and in ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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TBSUniform

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

A 3-star cruise for high bracket price, (mostly) to interesting destinations

I chose this cruise thanks to its stops in many Mediterranean islands. Apparently some stops could be avoided as there was nothing interesting to do there. The ship is renovated with a modest but comfortable ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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WILDTONY

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Lovely, Old, Classic Ship and Charming Greece

I had seen the Costa Classica in Singapore harbour about a decade ago, she looks like a cruiseship should look. Last year I travelled on her 'Neo' stable-mate, the Costa Neo-Riviera twice (around the Gulf and ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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surreychap

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Ships on a budget!

We have cruised with Costa before and had enjoyable trips, however not this one! In a nutshell they appear to be cruising with economy. We boarded at Genoa after a coach transfer from Milan - all good. We were in ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Bobbingbob

3 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Neoclassica; loved it!

We took a 5 day Mediterranean cruise just before Christmas on the spur of the moment as we couldn't resist the great price on offer and we were so pleased that we did - it was fabulous! Embarkation in Marseille ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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bigredsaab

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

What to expect to enjoy your trip better.

quickly, the difference between "normal US cruises" and Costa neoClassica -People smoke a lot. Its all outside smoking but can be in semi-enclosed areas. You learn to avoid these areas -You have to plan your ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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MartjeUK

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

No more Costa

The itinerary was interesting and the price was reasonable so I decided at the last minute to go on this cruise with my friends who booked long before I did. I knew Costa do not have the best ships so I did not ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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winter99

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Costa Cruise = Never Again

We was really looking foward to the second part of our Holiday. The first week we stayed in Rhodes at a great Hotel and really enjoyed ourselves. The second week we stayed on the Costa Classica our first bad ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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maggas

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

My first cruise

so here I am again with my reviews,i tell it as it is ,im not petty I just want a nice holiday the costa classica was my trial run to see if I liked a cruise, everone said it wood be great so we gave it a try 7 ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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lynneesh

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great cruise round Greek Islands

We chose this cruise purely for the itiniary , 7 ports in 7 days and lots time in every port. Embarkation in Heraklion was quick and painless, no horrendous queues as we have experienced on previous cruises. We had ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Overtone

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent Greek Islands Cruise (+Izmir in Turkey)

We really enjoyed this cruise. We were in cabin 6001, and were a bit worried when we read some of the reviews on here after we'd booked it. But no real problems. There is some noise from the anchors being let out, ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Etak

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Costa? It'll cost ya!

Disappointing waste of hard earned savings. Absolutely NO entertainment unless you enjoy passengers being called up and derided. No films. English speaking guests avoided. Italian staff mostly rude and unhelpful not ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Daisyrae

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise

We did the 7 Beaches cruises, around the Greek Islands, and a visit to Izmir in Turkey. Fabulous apart from a couple of hitches getting ashore due to windy weather - only to be expected. The Greek Islands never ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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aggir

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Canary islands with Costa Classica embarking from Casablanca

Starting from Casablanca airport : 45min waiting for luggage, Costa staff difficult to find, minibus too small for passengers and luggage, waiting 35 min in a cold warehouse for the port customs, waiting 20 more min ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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jayarrscott

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Costa Classica Adriatic Cruise

Just got back from Costa Classica Adriatic cruise (Oct.5 to Oct 12 2013). The main points were: 1. Great Itinerary - Trieste (where we stayed for 2 days before cruise) has lots to see - great city - Ancona looked ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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Bioblonde

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Costa Crapica- never again.....

My first gripe was that Costa never provided any information on times or venue to embark in Trieste, Italy. There was no boarding pass provided or facility on the website to print one either. On boarding, I asked ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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superdrews

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great time on the Costa Classica, much better than expected!

Upon boarding the Classica I was pleasently surprised. I was expecting a ship in rougher shape after reading all the reviews. We were assigned cabin 6004 from our inside guarantee and I will say that the front ...
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Sail Date March 2013


Costa neoClassica Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.3
Dining3.03.2
Entertainment3.02.5
Public Rooms3.03.2
Fitness Recreation3.02.5
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment3.02.4
Service3.03.6
Value For Money3.02.9
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