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Costa Mediterranea Cruise Reviews

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252 Costa Mediterranea Cruise Reviews


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chess palace

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Don't believe the horror stories

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Having long wanted to visit the area of the Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, La Reunion) covered by this cruise, we were pleased to find the one operator, Costa, who seemed able to include all these ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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willden

19 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Costa Indian Ocean Island Cruise - a pleasant surprise

We selected this cruise and cruise line because of the itinerary as a visit to the islands in the Indian Ocean had long been on our bucket list. The only other cruise lines that regularly sail the Indian Ocean tend ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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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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saintsnus

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Norway - Costa fell short

We picked this 9 night Norway Cruise for it's ports, not for the ship, as part of a celebration for our son's high school graduation. We splurged on a panorama suite for a little more room and services since there ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Laflia

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed Norway!

We had used Costa once and were not very pleased, the only reason we chose it again is because it was the only cruise that we found that would go to Norway on the dates we had available. The ports of call were ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Chukigek

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Surprisingly better then expected, but avoid Costa Excursions

We wanted to go to Norwegian Fjords cruise for quite a long time so, when I saw this cruise on special promotion and checked its itinerary, we bought it the very same date. Itinerary is very important as many ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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robertj73

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise

I do not normally write a review on cruises. I do always rely on my other half to do this. I have read so many bad and negative reviews about Costa which I was not very keen to sail with them this time. I have ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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buttercup2607

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

DO NOT BOOK! This is an ordeal not a holiday. Worst Experience of My Life!

DO NOT BOOK any cruise with Costa! I have never experienced a company before that care so little for their customers. I should have known that it was going to be bad. Before we even set sail they were impossible ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Karnpenner

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

A great disappointment

From the beginning of the embarkation to the end I would have to say that we were sorry that we chose Costa. No communication had been given to us for getting to the ship from the airport. The phone number we were ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Lemur

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Good cabin and that’s about it

We have always said we wouldn’t cruise with Costa, but when this deal came up we decided to try it. Thankfully, this was a short cruise and therefore the suffering was limited. The pros were that the cabin we ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Sandystruis

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise ever

Having read so many negative reviews, we were very sceptical & even contemplated cancelling before sailing. Thank goodness we didn't. We have been on 13 cruises with different companies and this cruise was by far ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Chromeshiningstar

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

19 Nights repostioning cruise Dubai to Savona

We choose this cruise for its itinerary and a very competiive price. We have 21 cruises behind us and this was our third with Costa so we knew what could be expected and not. Embarkation in Dubai after 6 pm was very ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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gaglione7

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Costa downfalls

Chosen this cruise line because of the itinerary offered and being an Italian passport holder I did believe to be proud of the italian hospitality offered and convinced friends to join on the Costa Mediterranea. A ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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davismarce

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ship ever

My travel agent finally found an affordable trip to the UAE. It all went downhill from there. The dining options were minimalistic. There was only 1 option for dining other than the buffet. I was on a special ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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ceil14100

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not for people who speak English

Upon boarding there was no one available to greet our group, no greeter to welcome us (that was probably our first clue to disaster). I got to my room, it’s clean but had a very musty smell so I needed to open ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jons1300

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise around Middle East

We were looking for a week of winter sun in February and chose Costa because of the itinerary, and location. We made our own travel arrangements and flew to Dubai on Emirates, and with a short transfer, we were ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Alley-AD

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awful

The worst cruise line ever! Rude and unprofessional staff in every department.The self serve Restaurant was always packed and we often had to wait for a table and the counters were also so busy that we had to wait ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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guy6440

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

chosen purely because of itinerary.Got off to a bad start when pick up bus at Nice Station didn't park where stated. First night on board,air conditioning noise in room was not put right until midnight.Next 2 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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goodchoice1

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Really bad experience

I choose that cruise, because it was the only one for my date and location. The ship is pretty old, the cabin especially the bed and the shower were very good, but your hear everything from outside ... you ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Kayleighr2011

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First time cruiser

So a group of 7 girls decided to go on a cruise for one of our friends 40th birthday, only 2/7 people has done a cruise before so it’s an amazing idea on something different to do. We boarded at Barcelona, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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lilybob

8 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Yes, It Can Be Sweet in a Costa Suite!

Yes, It Can be Sweet in a Costa Suite We are recently back from a nine day Costa Mediterranea cruise to the Norwegian fjords. We typically sail HAL, Celebrity, or RCI and usually in a balcony cabin. To be ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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March80

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Costa is better than the reviews

We loved the Itinerary ( Enchanted Fjords), the friendly polite staff, the spacious beautiful cabins. (panorama suite). We had most of our meals in Club Medusa Restaurant... the atmosphere was great , the waiters ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Beton

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Good entertainment and excursions, the rest is disappointing

Just very shortly: A cabin with a window means that the window looks at the side of a tender boat just half a meter away. It totally blocks all view, the cabin practically equals an inside cabin. We were given a ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Gaelen98

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Costa is H.O.R.R.I.B.L.E

Let me just start by saying this: if Costa cruise line offered me an all expenses paid cruise to any of their destinations, I wouldn't take it. Costa is H.O.R.R.I.B.L.E. If you haven't booked them yet, please trust ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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gloria.wyld

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Don't read reviews

We were just scrolling cruises and saw this one ,unbelievable price ,with just two weeks to sailing ,too good to miss ,so booked it !!! Then I started reading reviews how the crew were surly unhelpful etc...and I ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Costa Mediterranea Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.2
Entertainment3.03.2
Public Rooms4.04
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family4.03.7
Enrichment1.02.8
Service4.03.6
Value For Money4.03.5
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