The Costa Victoria cruise ship is a ship that is operated by Costa Crociere as part of its lineup of Costa cruise ships. The Costa Victoria is built with 964 guest cabins, 20 suites, 10 bars, five restaurants and a range of other facilities. Guests staying aboard the Costa Victoria can also enjoy its various wellness and sports facilities, which include a gym, four Jacuzzis, three pools, a multipurpose sports pitch and an outdoor jogging track.
The Costa Victoria is considered to be a Victoria-class cruise ship and was built by Bremer Vulkan in Bremen, Germany. The Costa Victoria entered active service in 1996 and can carry nearly 2,000 passengers in addition to over 750 crew members. The ship measures 827 feet in length, has a gross tonnage weight of approximately 75,166 and is able to reach speeds of up to 23 knots. Inside the Costa Victoria are 12 decks, each with a height clearance of approximately 10.52 feet.
The Costa Victoria was refurbished in 2004 and went through a rebuild that added over 240 balconies to its accommodation decks. The ship went through another refit in 2013 that aimed to refurbish its various state and public rooms to fit a more modern Italian design.