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Windstar Rome (Civitavecchia) Cruise Reviews

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Rome (Civitavecchia)

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79 Windstar Rome (Civitavecchia) Cruise Reviews


Jneil avatar

Jneil

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Worn ship and disorganized service. Mediocre All Around.

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A travel agent booked our group. Itinerary was interesting but the rest of the experience was below expectations, especially at the price point of $4599 for 8 nights! The ship has definitely seen better days. Far ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Grayboots avatar

Grayboots

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Experience on the Star Pride

We chose this cruise because of the intimacy of the ship. We might have sacrificed all of the bells and whistle of a larger ship, but being on a smaller ship was well worth it. Embarkation was done in a very ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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RustyIV

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great

Choose the Star Pride predominately for the race and then the wonderful different ports of call. Food was some of the best cruise food ever and the staff were wonderful. The rooms are a good size, but don't bother ...
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Sail Date May 2019


AnneFrank75 avatar

AnneFrank75

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Very nice

We cruised on Windsurf about 10 years ago and enjoyed it. This time was also good. Food was generally very good and occasionally excellent - we had some vegetables which were not hot but usually OK. Drinks ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Ski Mom 2

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sicilian Splendors...an Italian Dream!

Sicilian Splendors was our final leg of our back2back2back cruise celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and my husband's 65th birthday. Our first leg of our journey was Treasures of Southern Spain & Morocco ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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WanderingKiwi

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Value based cruising on very old ships

Star Breeze - Ex Rome to Barcelona - we picked the itinerary based on the ports and departure date plus the very special fare our agent could secure, & we wanted to try the small ship experience. Let me be ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Ann513 avatar

Ann513

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Windstar Cruise Was Very Enjoyable

Booked the Rome to Venice cruise on the recommendation of some friends and enjoyed it. Pre-cruise Windstar reps were readily available to answer questions with details and options. We utilized the well appointed ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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bobdun999

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great food, great crew

We had seen most of the Med on previous cruises but had missed the North Italian coast and the French Riviera. This cruise fit the bill with 3 Italian ports ,Monaco and 3 French Riviera port stops. Unfortunately a ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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DesertDanS51

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Why does everyone rave over this old Wind Surf ship? No luxury here!

I have sailed on 7 different cruise lines on multiple cruises to the Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Russia, Alaska, and Europe. Wind Surf was launched for Club Med in 1989 (30 years old). Dry dock and total ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Aspensean avatar

Aspensean

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great experience for someone who hated the idea of taking a cruise

We had a wonderful time on the wind surf. We didn’t expect to.... We’re not “cruise people” - The idea of a cruise ship is just gross to us. We tried the Windstar cruise because a sailboat charter wasn’t ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Amma24

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Perfect length of time to enjoy spectacular ports

This was our third Windstar cruise, our second on Wind Surf. We chose the cruise for the itinerary, Italy, Montenegro, Croatia, and Slovenia. The ports did not disappoint! We enjoyed a wonderful variety of ...
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Sail Date May 2018


JodiBB avatar

JodiBB

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exceeded Our Expectations

Taking a Windstar cruse has always been a “bucket list” adventure for me. My husband has never been to Italy and I always wanted a reason to return, so the itinerary sold us and we could cross many travels off ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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OSanasoflo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Windstar's Wind Surf Italy, Kotor, Croatia May 2018

Hi Adventurers! We recently completed a beautiful trip on board the Windstar Wind Surf across Italy, Montenegro, and Croatia and we fell in love with the boat, its crew and the beautiful port of calls. During ...
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Sail Date April 2018


PaulineRH avatar

PaulineRH

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not a luxury ship

My friend and I chose this cruise because we really liked the itinerary and had read the reviews prior to booking. It was expensive, but had been on many cruises with other cruise lines and were happy to pay the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Busgirl1224 avatar

Busgirl1224

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

False Expectations

I chose this cruise because of their advertising that said they were a luxury cruise line. This is completely false. While the ports their smaller ship was able to visit were magnificent, for the most part, we found ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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YULwanderer

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations

We weren't sure we would really like a cruise holiday and chose Windstar because we liked the idea of a smaller ship that was more casual and geared to a younger more active clientele. The itinerary which included ...
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Sail Date September 2017


winnipeg melody avatar

winnipeg melody

13 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fabulous

We have been on 20 cruises over the past many years and decided it was time to try sailing on a small ship. Star Legend holds 212 passengers and on our sailing there were 194, so almost full. We met many lovely ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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cantin2

6 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Star Legend in Europe for 16 Days

This is our first sailing on Windstar Cruises - we chose the Star Legen - a 212 passenger vessel previously owned by Seabourne - the renovations are great - all staterooms are oceanview large suites - a few with ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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jeremylawrance

5 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

A great way to see the world

We have been on the Windstar Line's smaller wind yachts and wanted to experience the larger Wind Surf. With about 190 crew and 350 passengers the facilities and service were above and beyond what we expected. The ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Orangeman68 avatar

Orangeman68

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

CLASSIC ITALY AND DALMATION COAST

Let me start off by saying this was our 5th Windstar Cruise and was one of " the best". I did a lot of due diligence before our trip on Viator, TripAdvisor, NY Times Travel etc.regarding our cities we were visiting. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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S & LS

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Really Great Cruise

We chose this trip as it went to ports that we had never been to before. Yes the Windsurf is old but the inside is really nice in every detail. The cabin is small compared to other cruises we have taken but there is ...
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Sail Date April 2017


Georgia912 avatar

Georgia912

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Ports

Wanted to see Sicily, great experience but though the ship could do with some updating, carpets need replacing. Bathrooms a very good design. Plenty of storage space in the cabin. Food very good. Restaurant ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Cheerysfriend

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Lovely Cruise - Crew, Itinerary, Food, Ship

Rome to Barcelona with stops in Corsica, Sardinia, Elba, Majorica - each island magical with history, ruins, great food, and friendly people. Our cabin was large with efficient storage and bed was very ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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mariabf87

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

MEDITERANIAN Riviera. GLITTER AND GLAM

Choose because it's a small yacht. This cruise is great. Went to several ports Portoferraio , portofino, Monaco, Cannes, sanary sur mur, port vendres and Barcelona. The ship is refurbished and especially nice ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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tvl4life

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Despite A Rocky Start

We chose this cruise for the Sicilian Splendors itinerary which also included Sorrento and Capri. We left several days early to stay in Positano and explore the Amalfi Coast prior to the cruise, then ended up with ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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