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Costa Serena Review

4.0 / 5.0
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118 reviews

Fun ship with excellent ports

Review for Costa Serena to the Western Mediterranean
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total2010
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2011
Cabin: Samsara Outside with Balcony

The ship is new and big, but the design is no grand as other mainstreem cruise ships that we have been too. Common areas are very small and crowded. Pools and hot tubs looked small & crowded so we never used them.

The foods were bad on the first day but after that foods were very good. A variety of choices for buffet breakfast, luchn or tea. There were pizza throughout the day. Coffee was bad and there were no juice for lunch, only water and coffee.

Dinners in dinning room were very good. There were special nights such as Italian, Gala nights with special performances by dinning room staff. The atmostphere was very lively and fun.

Cabin Review

Samsara Outside with Balcony

We had Samasa cabin with balcony. It is very large and well designed. Big King bed and bathroom. Lots of drawers and closet space. Nice sofa for sitting to read or watch TV

Port Reviews

Marseille

Need transfer from where the ship docks to city. Take mini train for 7 euro for exploration. It stops at Catheral where you can stop & take the train back to city (port area). Lots to do at port areas.

Naples

walking distance from the ship port. Excellent shopping.

Barcelona

need at least 2 days to explore the city. Hop on hop off is a good option. Very walkable city.

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