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Costa Mediterranea Review

4.0 / 5.0
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251 reviews

2 very different sides.

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

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Sail Date: May 2016
Cabin: Outside Premium
Traveled with children
Picture form the water bus approaching the ship in Venice
The surreal reception area, magnificent!
Cabin 7185, balcony mid ship. Set up for 4. Don't do it for 4 adults!!!
A typical lunch. Or first course of many at lunch!
Self made tour up the tram at Trieste. This is the monument lookout stop. N
In Trieste, right in town.
Self made excursion, Trieste, this square is 8 minutes from the ship, leisu
Glass lifts in reception.
100 steps to the old town.
Childrens area. Costa have a relationship with Peppa Pig and her family. Th
Just some drinks.
Voice of the sea competition on the ship. Interesting!
Walked off and got a trip to Olympia. Never seen so much rubbish around.
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Childrens activity. Lunch with Peppa. No pork on the menu......
Random dessert.
Good water slide.
Random dessert.
Random dessert.
The over the top restaurant. Or is it the Sistine Chapel.

My review is written in 2 sections for reasons that will become apparent. I'm reviewing the service and food etc, then an incident that had a major impact on our trip.

This is our 5th Costa cruise. Despite what is written by others we have always had a great holiday. Yes, there are issues, things aren't quite what is expected, the management are surly and short (not height!), but that happens with many holidays, not just cruises. And perhaps many things are down to language differences.

Booked this a month after the last one, in November last year. Got an excellent price and the Euro was cheap. We book it with a travel agent in Italy and got on board credit as well.

Cabin Review

Outside Premium

Cabin EP

Typical Costa/Carnival cabin. Plenty of room for 2, Ok for 3 and just about ok for 4. Wardrobe and drawers space is ample. Not sure our steward was as good as the past ones we have had, it was always made up but perhaps his vacuum cleaner was broken.

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