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40 Costa Serena Cruise Reviews


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Venusandback

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

The best cruise ship ever

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First cruise I’d ever been on and found it positively delightful. This was a dream, as it’s Italian so enjoyed the relaxing feel. Had the best time. Beautiful ship with stunning Venusian designs on lifts. ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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volata

4 Reviews Written

winter sunshine

Overall very good experience, tasty food, a-la-carte portions were small, but very tasty. We purchased all inclusive drinks package, which was good value for money. Very good entertainment, piano bar- fab! I ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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volata

4 Reviews Written

Winter sunshine

Overall very good experience, tasty food, a-la-carte portions were small, but very tasty. We purchased all inclusive drinks package, which was good value for money. Very good entertainment, piano bar- fab! I ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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jillyp4perfect

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great experience on Costa Serena

We arrived early hours into Dubai in the early hours of the morning, and got a taxi to the ship – approx. £12. So Easy. Check in for the ship was really smooth and quick. A representative at the terminal greeted ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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CLAIRE CLARKE

1 Review Written

Lovely week

We had a great time - much better than expected. We had a balcony cabin this time which we loved. Bigger than many other ships. Similar formula to most other cruises except for no casual evening buffet. We had opted ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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falldownalot

1 Review Written

Great value for money cruise

the embarkation was the nightmare we were warned about but when we finally got our cabin we really enjoyed the cruise.the ship was great,the cabin was great the itinerary was great and the crew were great.....for ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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hamed

1 Review Written

Dream trip

This was our first cruise. I booked this cruise as a Christmas present for my wife via a local travel agent. I originally booked a Junior Suite, but the we got upgraded to an Owner Suite. We flew Palanga Lithuania ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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sandyandfarley1

1 Review Written

Brilliant

easy going,slick and fun. check in and check out easiest every been on any cruise. Mix of clientele from all different countries ( so no british sunbed wars like on P and O or drunks ) all inclusive was the better ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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patti7441

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing and Enjoyable Cruise

We have just returned from a lovely holiday on the Costa Serena visiting, Dubai, Muscat, Khasab and Abu Dhabi. We have travelled on Costa before so were prepared for the typical Italian style. Checking in could have ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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mumgranann

2 Reviews Written

A Voyage of Discovery

We flew to Milan and spent a night there before joining a coach to Savona to board the Costa Serena. Quaotic lack of organisations on at Milan airport with a total lack of proper organisation and little better when ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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bernie.oconnor1

1 Review Written

Not too shabby

I booked this about a month before going and instantly regretted it after reading the reviews BUT... We had a great time. Two adults and one child age 9 from Scotland. We spent three days in Barcelona before ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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PatsyG

1 Review Written

Fabulous Costa Serena

This was our first cruise so we didn't have anything to compare other than we have stayed in good class hotels all over the world and Costa Serena certainly exceeded my expectations, she is a beautiful ship. Our ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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TheTrueScotsman

1 Review Written

Definitely do it again!

This was our first ever cruise so it would be fair to say that any review we give must reflect the fact that we have nothing to compare it to. However we have been on enough holidays to know what we are talking ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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johnboyday

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Chilling Costa Serena..Go for it and enjoy!!

We have just returned from a very good costa serena cruise..our embarkation in Barcelona was a little confusing..our taxi was excellent both ways..on arrival the members of costa were waiting for us..we gave them ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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sivadasil

1 Review Written

Great food.

The food in the dining room and the lunch buffet had excellent food. A buffet option should also be available. I have to say that the dining experience was not very pleasurable in several ways. The last night, the ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Blondie008

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Serena exceeded our expectations

A little background. Experienced cruisers, have cruises with most of the main lines, and this was our fourth cruise with Costa in the past 2 years. We have cruises twice on the NeoRomantica, and once on the Magica. ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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sunadict

1 Review Written

Pleasant experience

I’ve just arrived from my first cruise experience in Costa Serena, through the Mediterranean. I am Portuguese (had my 38th birthday during the trip) and I travelled with a friend, in also their late 30’s. I ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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WildRedHed

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Simply wonderful

My age 59, travelling with my 88 year old Dad. We have been on many cruises with different cruise lines, but this has to be my favourite. We booked a very last minute cruise after being sent a great deal by our ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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rowingmachine

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Costa Serena v Costa Mediterranea

We have little experience of cruising and our judgements are necessarily based on limited experience. The story so far ........ We went on our first ever cruise last October on Costa Mediterranea. If you read my ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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dwergkees59

1 Review Written

Mediterranean trip, big success!!

Let me starts to explain that my wife and I have travelled to and in many countries and we usually would stay in 4 star or higher hotels. As I would become 65 years of age on the 11th. of February my wife and I ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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iloveglee

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

dont believe all the bad things you read about costa

We have recently returned from a costa cruise, which we almost didn't take because of all the awful things said about the line. So pleased we went with our common sense we had a fantastic time. The important thing ...
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Sail Date February 2014


stanjt avatar

stanjt

1 Review Written

Be your own judge

This was our second trip on the Costa Serena and knew exactly what to expect. Firstly this is an Italian Cruise Line and you will only occasionally hear the English Language being spoken by your fellow passengers. ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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FinlandLapland

1 Review Written

Costa Serena cruise

We cruised with Costa Serena to Civitaveccia,Olbia,Palma de Mallorca,Ibiza and Toulon.The last port should have been Marseille,but was changed because of the weather. That was a disappointment. Anyway,this was our ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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patd1948

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

What a pleasant surprise!

What a pleasant surprise this cruise was after reading the poor reviews!! The ship was very clean and the staff was very friendly and made my husband & I feel very welcome. The food was very good and the the ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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4Versoix

2 Reviews Written

Another Great Cruise from Costa!

We booked this cruise at the last minute (2 days before sailing) as it was only a 5 hour drive to the departure port. We got one of the last outside staterooms available and found ourselves on deck 1 about 5 cabins ...
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Sail Date April 2012


Costa Serena Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining3.03.3
Entertainment3.03.4
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family3.03.3
Enrichment2.03
Service4.03.7
Value For Money3.03.5
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