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Costa Mediterranea Review

4.0 / 5.0
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First time on Costa and probably last

Review for Costa Mediterranea to the Baltic Sea
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: May 2018
Cabin: Balcony Premium

Picked this cruise because of the ports - Zeebruge, Le Havre, Hambyrg

Embarkation in Amsterdam was pretty smooth.

Food - the hours when the buffet and restaurants open are pretty odd, the lunch is available from 12 to 3 when almost everybody off the ship (most of the ports hours were from 8 to 20). When people are back to the ship everything is closed until 7 pm and the the buffet is open from 7 to 8:30 and two sittings for finer at the restaurant are 6:30 and 9 pm. Not any food available even for money between 3 pm and until dinner and if you miss your dining sitting there is not any food available. There are cakes at the bars but you have to pay 1.50 Eur for the slice. Food at the buffet is limited and almost every time was a line to get the food since only limited buffet locations were opened.

Cabin Review

Balcony Premium

outdated balcony, furniture.

Port Reviews

Brugge (Bruges)

Took an express bus to Bruges 20Eur roundtrip


Took a hop on hop bus to the castle


Bought Hamburg card for 18.50 Euro up to 5 people and use it everywhere - bus, metro, ferry... Also, it gives some discounts at some museums, river cruises, etc.

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