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Costa Concordia Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Costa Cruises - Never again!

Review for Costa Concordia to the Western Mediterranean
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2011
Cabin: Oceanview with Veranda

Positive thing: the cabin area and layout was good.The old style shower curtain was a challenge. After one took a shower the bathroom was like a swimming pool.I felt sorry for the cabin attendants.

The food was a disgrace. The self service for breakfast and lunch was very limited in options and without any alternatives for a passenger who wants to do a balanced diet. As an example, no skim milk available and one had a choice of butter or ... butter. Toast only of white bread. The food was tasteless and presented in a way that reminded me of my days at the university canteen. Surprisingly enough the self service was not open for dinner (remark out of curiosity since that would not be a real option). The only reasonable service was the "tea service" at 4.00 pm.

In what concerns the service in the dinning room I have never seen anything like that. The attitude of the waiter and assistant waiter was terrible (since the gratuities are standard they do not care about the passenger opinion). During the whole cruise never saw the Maitre D. No light options in the menu either for main courses or desert. The presentation and quality of the food was by far the worst we have experienced in all the cruises we have sailed (Royal Caribbean, Princess, Celebrity, Holland America and even Carnival).

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Oceanview with Veranda

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