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Costa Mediterranea Review

4.0 / 5.0
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251 reviews

Another great value cruise

Review for Costa Mediterranea to the Mediterranean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2013
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The boarding was a little shambolic especially when the baggage scanner packed in and they tried pushing all luggage through the hand baggage X-ray, total chaos ensued. Eventually got through this one and bussed to another queue in a ship side marque that turned out to be for the pre-boarding snap, not a happy picture! Glad to say it all improved from then onwards. This was our second Costa cruise, the first was on the Favalosa, the Mediterranea is a slightly older ship, but equally as impressive. Cabin (inside) was spacious, clean and well maintained. An issue with the beds was quickly resolved.

If you like a couple of drinks during the day and wine at dinner I would always recommend the package

My only small criticism of the Costa experience would be the evening dining; unlike some other cruise lines it is not the occasion it could be. The food it of a good quality it's just they serve it so fast, as soon as one you finishes a course the next is served meaning some were almost on their sweets whilst others were 3 courses back. The wine bottle is no longer left on the table prompting regular reminders to the waiter.

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At the front of the ship, ideal for the theatre but remote from all the restaurants.

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