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Cruise Line
Costa neoRomantica
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

13

Average

11

Poor

13

Terrible

6

Cruise type

60


Summeryu avatar

Summeryu

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Waste of time and money

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There is not enough time to see anything on land, even on tours. Food is so so and the same dishes are repeated over the week. Drinking water is not free in the restaurant and ridiculously expensive. Entertainment ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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SGDGcruisers

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alongside Norway Nature

Norway is a lowly populated country with beautiful landscapes. You get to see lots of Countryside, natural beauty and sail into the Fjords while there. Even the Air seems fresher! Cabin was good and well ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Happydaniela

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Discovering Asia by Ship

Having already "sunny-days-cruise experience" with fun ships, this time, I was interested in the itinerary, Costa offers since 2017 in Asia: Japan, Korea, Taiwan. Be prepared that this cruise is not always nice ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Cruizeer89

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Stay away from Costa.

We chose this cruise because we wanted to try a whole new destination for us. The cruise started in Port Louis, Mauritius and went on to Seychelles, Madagascar and Reunion before returning to Mauritius. Things ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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louis farrugia

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

complain

i choose costa neoromantica because its sales around iceland it was nice bout the ship is ripoff because the buffet close at 9pm and the restaurant close at 10pm there was 3 more restaurant you has to pay even for ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Ronald-NL

8 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

A budget cruiseship which in the end is easily more expensive then a luxury line

After having made many cruises with mid-class (like Princess, Celebrity) and luxury cruise lines (e.g. Oceania) we wanted to investigate the difference between those cruise lines and Costa, which is frequently ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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jacques_verl

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

A Great Experience

This was our first cruise ever; and it will be not the last I think. The Norwegian Fjords are a super destination, Wonderfull sceneries, almost always daytime in this part of the year on the most Nordly ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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marinahutchison@gmail.com

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent entertainment!

I preferred to try an European Line after have done many cruises with British and American Lines. I specially liked the food. The cabin was excellent as well as the cabin service. Entertainment and features of the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Holwize

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Not impressed

We flew to Port Louis Mauritius to board the Costa NeoRomantica. On arrival after overnight flights and taxi journey we were met in a marquee by crew members. A welcome drink or wet towel would have made us feel ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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LesG

4 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, and Reunion Cruise

We found the boarding process unlike any other cruise we have been on. You fill in a registration card on the dock and have your passports taken from you, passports are returned to you after a face to face interview ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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david_howell1@yahoo.com

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected

We boarded in Port Louis Mauritius for an Indian Ocean cruise. Itinerary was good - perhaps would have preferred an extra day in Reunion at the expense of one of the three days in Madagascan Ports. Staff/ crew ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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kdttree

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Much Better Than We Had Anticipated

Overall friendly helpful staff, excellent service and small, modern clean boat with comfortable atmosphere. Good points: varied entertainment, hardworking animation team, trips mostly good value for money, cabin ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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DiscoVolante

7 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

So so!

We booked a Winter getaway at a fairly good price We are seasoned cruisers who enjoy the freedom cruising offers The ship is in good shape and the Decor is classically pleasant The design would work with ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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insanemagnet

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

A British View; Pretty Good

As the price always has an impact on a review, I should say it was booked as a last minute cheap deal ( ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Bryan vaughan

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst. Cruise ever

A most disappointing cruise. We have cruised 10 times but this was the worst ever.It can only be described as a rip off.Every thing bought on the ship has a 15% service charge added everything ! In addition to the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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cscjspj

1 Review Written

No rating

Great ship

This ship has been newly refurbished to a high standard. Everyone comented on how tastfully decorated it is. Our inside cabin was huge with plenty of storage. The crew were helpful, happy, friendly and well trained ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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lestat132

1 Review Written

By Italians, for Italians

We cruised on the ‘Around Iberia’ itinerary at short notice and bagged a fantastic last minute deal. Having said that, the overall experience was poor and we would not recommend Costa to anyone interested in a ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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UrsulaE1

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Expected more

This was a cruise I especially looked forward to , going North along the Norwegian coast had been on my to do list for a long time . The Costa Neoromantica is relatively small compared to the ships we have sailed on ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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jantthompson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Janet and Keith

This was our 3rd cruise and our first with Costa. We absolutely loved it. We had been on a Celebrity cruise before and found it much too big and impersonal. On the NeoRomantica we could find our way around and ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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Dancer Bob

11 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

My Least Favourite Costa Ship

Costa neoRomatica, eastern Mediterranean, April 2014. I embarked at Savona, other embarkation ports were Civitavecchia, Messina and Marseille. This led to a somewhat different passenger dynamic. With smaller ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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madsandy1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Much more than expected

We joined the ship at Sydney for the last leg of a round the world cruise and what wonderful places we visited! Sydney to Savona via Africa.. Costa delivered everything they promised and more.....free drinks at meal ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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gymjunk

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly Surprised :)

After reading a lot of the reviews on this website concerning Costa, we were very worried about how our cruise holiday would turn out. This was our first time going on a cruise and we are a family of four - two kids ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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susiesae

1 Review Written

Costa NeoRomantica Luxurious Few Problems

Dining room staff, bar staff, cabin staff all very helpful and friendly English was not too good though. Reception staff though they wore English badges they could speak English but could not understand your problem ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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JedoDre

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Average value for money

This was my and my girlfriend's first sea cruise and we chose it as a relaxed way of seeing western Norway and also because it departed from a port relatively close to our home city. The cruise went from Amsterdam ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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woodpecker1000

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No rating

Neo Romantica Baltic sunshine, spa and some practicalities

As first time cruisers we had a lot of questions. Cruise critic was very helpful for many of them. Neo romantica is a really beautiful ship and the staff are superb. The Baltic Northern Capitals are really beautiful ...
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Sail Date July 2013


Costa neoRomantica Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.9
Dining3.03.5
Entertainment4.02.9
Public Rooms4.03.6
Fitness Recreation4.03.2
Family4.0N/A
Enrichment3.02.8
Service3.03.8
Value For Money4.03.3
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