Cruise Critic, The Avid Cruiser and Cruiseline.com provide reviews of Costa Cruises by ship. The Avid Cruiser provides personal reviews of his travels, while the Cruise Critic and Cruiselines.com compile reviews from the public.Continue Reading
As of February 2015, the Costa Mediterranea is ranked by Cruise Critic, the largest of the user-reviewed sites, as the top ship in the Costa fleet. Reviewers appreciate the availability of veranda cabins, the cabin layout and the friendly staff. They express frustration with water temperatures both in the shower and pool, language barriers and customer service. The Avid Traveler's review of the Costa Mediterranea includes photographs and descriptions of the facilities. The focus of the review is the ship itself, with little treatment of the port excursions or service.
Across the user-submitted reviews, the Costa Mediterranea, Costa Atlantica, Costa Favolosa and Costa Deliziosa rank well. The majority of the reviewed ships average three star scores as of February 2015.
Cruiseline.com offers an overview of pros and cons of Costa Cruises in general. The review praises the Italian food, diverse passengers and spa cabins. It expresses frustration with the lengthy multi-lingual announcements and presence of smoking in the bars. The review recommends the cruise line for budget travelers, families and those who enjoy a party atmosphere.Learn more about Geography