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Costa Diadema Review

4.0 / 5.0
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138 reviews


Review for Costa Diadema to the Mediterranean
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Nelly spain
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Feb 2015

We have just done this cruise for 7 days from Barcelona and it was fantastic .check in at Barcelona took less than 30 mins we arrived at 12.30 and embarkation started at 2 pm so we chilled in the bar area with a wee glass of wine then we were called from 2 pm and were on the ship and in our beautiful cabin by 2.35pm .we decided to explore the ship and get our bearings as its huge ,when we returned to our room which had been upgraded to a balcony our luggage was waiting outside .The cabins are very spacious will everything you need . We were given first sitting for dinner so we asked concierge if we could change and there was no problem we just had to wait till the following night and a card was placed in our room to tell us which table and resturant we were assigned too . The food is amazing from breakfast to lunch to afternon tea to dinner there is absolutely nothing you can fault .we upgraded to the all inclusive package for 25euros per day but was well worth the money as soft drinks ,tea,coffee,hot chocolates,beer,water,spirits,wine (even prosseco) were included in this till the last bar closes which some nights were 3am . The entertainment is second to none and as this is our 11 th cruise but the first time with costa we were well impressed .we honestly read some of the reviews before we went and were a bit worried but I'm sure these people who complained must have been on a different ship from us and as we are in the hospitality trade we notice more than most .The staff were fantastic very professional and were very happy and content in their jobs we have to give a special mention to Elmir and Marco in grand bar Orlov, Elmir the Portuguese and Brazilian host who we spoke a lot too,all the guys in the piano bar upstairs and our waiters in the resturant and many more as they work endless hrs but always have a smile and even though there were 4000 passengers on this ship we never had to wait to be served a drink or to have buffet in the day time . We had breakfast in our cabin 3 mornings ( for a 5 euro supplement) but was well worth it you can choose as many things from the menu as you want from cereal to full cooked breakfast with steak,eggs Benedictine ,pancakes and fresh fruit we had a small problem one morning when the food wasn't hot but the situation was resolved in 5 mins . Over all it is one of the best cruise we have done and would certainly use costa cruises again in the future

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Cabin Balcony

Fantastic very spacious and spotlessly clean our towels were changed twice daily and all information you need is visible on the plasma television in the room

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