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Costa Mediterranea Cruise Reviews

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Beautiful Norway - Costa fell short

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Norwegian Fjords

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saintsnus

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

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 were 4 of us, my husband, 18 yr old, 1 yr old and myself. We reviewed all Costa's shore excursions prior to sailing and through research determined we could do most of their excursions ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Panoramic Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


A great disappointment

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Baltic Sea

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Karnpenner

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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 given was not in service. We worked it out with a taxi at the beginning and end of the cruise at the cost of €100 each way. The itinerary was what we wanted and the tours were well ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Outside Classic


Good cabin and that’s about it

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Baltic Sea

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Lemur

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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 were assigned was nice and quiet and the crew were very nice. Also, embarkation and debarkation were relatively quick. The cons are too numerous to list but they include an aggressive ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium


Costa downfalls

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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gaglione7

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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 total catastrophy to say the least!!! Never again will look or put a foot on a Costa vessel regardless on what they offer. A catalogue of mistakes, rudeness, could not care and bother ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Classic


19 Nights repostioning cruise Dubai to Savona

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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Chromeshiningstar

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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 swift, no doubt helped by the fact that many passengers had already boarded the day before in Abu Dhabi. The ship may be a bit old but is kept tidy and is in a good condition. ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium


Best Cruise ever

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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Sandystruis

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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 the best. Mediterranea was scrupulously clean, the service in main dining room (Jayson) , bars (Little John, Chai) very attentive and prompt (after 1st day, your preferred drink ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium


Worst cruise ship ever

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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davismarce

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 low-sodium diet. The meals were plain and EXTREMELY bland. I don't think the chef had ever heard of chicken stock, and definitely had no concept of herbs or spices. It was an Italian ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Classic


Not for people who speak English

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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ceil14100

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 the balcony to air it out as it had a strong stench. Beds hard as hell and unable to control the temperature in the room. There were no English channels on the television only AL-jerze new, ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Suite with Balcony


Excellent cruise around Middle East

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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jons1300

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

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 at the port within an hour of landing. Embarkation was quick and efficient and our luggage was delivered to our cabin quickly. The ship was clean, all the crew we met were polite, and ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Premium


Awful

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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Alley-AD

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 in long lines for the most unappetising food I have ever had the misfortune to eat !! The desserts were the same every day, both at lunch and dinner. In the main restaurant it was awful ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


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