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AngScottLuanneJ reviewed 1 year ago

What people said about this ship:

"The staff in the dining room was excellent but the room steward was poor." in 10 reviews.

"The cabin steward was wonderful." in 5 reviews.

"Overall we were disappointed in our costa cruise experience." in 5 reviews.



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Couple

Room Type:
Inside

Experience:
4-6 cruises

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UNFORGETTABLE

Ship: Costa Fortuna | Sail Date: Oct 25, 2014

Excellent food in restaurants and self-service. The Great Club exceded our expectations: food, dinnerware, service... everything first class.

Entertainment activities are outstanding, specially those at night featuring several bars, live music, dancing and discotheque... fun was endless. We enjoyed every night the live music with Tiziano and his band: excellent music selection, great interpretation. Need to mention also Giuseppe and the Entertainment team as remarkable. We enjoyed the shows as well.

Fairly good drink selection. Room for improvement.

We didn't like when the shopping center personnel put the selling tables of duty free in the corridor making difficult to walk from the theater to the bars and restaurants área.

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Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
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Wht food?

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Costa Fortuna | Sail Date: Nov 01, 2013

I've been on several cruises with different companies and Costa is the worst experience I've ever had.

When food was available, which was extremeley limited in it's hours, it was nearly uneatable. There were times when I wandered around the ship looking for something to eat other than what they called Pizza to be available. The food in the dining area was so aweful we couldn't eat it on some evenings.

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Couple

Room Type:
Inside

Experience:
7+ cruises

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Costa Cruises really not for Americans

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Costa Fortuna | Sail Date: Sep 26, 2013

We were really disappointed with our recent cruise on Costa Fortuna.  The ship was fine and the staff was very nice (mostly) but the other cruisers were extremely rude.  They say Americans are rude - well next to the passengers on this cruise we are absolutely the nicest people on earth.

This was our first time to Europe so the atmostphere on the boat really put a damper on our vacation.

We were also surprised to note that at dinner time, there is only the main dining room or the resturant that you have to pay for.  The buffet was not an option.  Also the only thing available late at night was pizza NOTHING ELSE!

I guess that's all I have to say about it except that Costa should not market to Americans.

 

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Room Type:
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Experience:
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Costa cruise line has to be the worst cruise line.

Ship: Costa Fortuna | Sail Date: Mar 28, 2014

We bought this cruise because of the ports they were stopping at.  After we paid in full for the ticket, Egypt was dropped and replaced with Jordan and Israel.  Ok, Petra and the Dead Sea were great. Then at the end of the cruise Crete and Naples were canceled.  So we ended up with 10 days at sea. We were told this is typical  Costa to save on port fees. Then they say they will give each cabin 100 Euro per cabin as a credit.  So if you paid for the cheapest cabin or the most expensive  you received the same. Very poor marketing.  The two days of last performances in the Theater were canceled because passengers from Europe had a revolt and took the stage. The Captain finally showed up and blamed Corporate . Poor,poor management.

The food is not great. They have canceled dinner on the Lido. Only pizza there at night. You also do not get coffee or tea at lunch or dinner. I was told to go up to Lido at lunch if I wanted a cup of tea. Another bit of information, the coffee and tea machines are shut off on the Lido most of the time. If you want a hot drink you must go to the bar to buy it.

Our cabin steward was great as was our cabin,we had a balcony so we could escape. This is an old ship that needs refurbished. The pools and hot tubs were dirty with grease on walls.  Let me repeat this is the bottom of the barrel of cruise lines.  Carnival Corporation should be ashamed.

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A lot of things to do... make your plans in advance.

Do not travel on Costa, find another cruise line.

This is the only cruise I've been on where our group LOST weight because the food was so bad!

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