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Costa Deliziosa Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall rating:

2.3 out of 5
Costa Deliziosa

7 Night Eastern Mediterranean (Venice Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 02, 2019

Ship: Costa Deliziosa

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 7402

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

As a couple in our 30’s from USA, we thought a cruise would be fun. Not on Costa... Food- we thought being an Italian cruise line the food would be good. It was as bad as could be. 90% was frozen food. Two nights we were sick in bed. Everything was an upcharge, pizza, gelato. You weren’t allowed more than one small glass of water. You could buy a bottle for $ though. Very bland food. Excursion- locations were good. Santorini you had to get a number or take a cruise excursion otherwise had to wait to leave. On a 6 hour time off boat, 2 was waiting to leave. We did our own thing every time except once and was as expected, disappointing. People- The promo videos show a younger crowd 80% over 60. 19% 35-59 years old with or without kids 1% 35 and under Entertainment- Had 2 pools, one for kids and the adult one was very small and closed/never saw anyone in it. Shows were really promo videos for future cruises. “Casino vibe” was very dated and was like old Vegas. A highlight for us was paying $40 euro to play bingo one night. Room- We paid the up charge for a room with a balcony and was nice. Technology- Everything was dated. WiFi was upcharge and expensive. If you are a European person over 60 looking for a cruise this could work great for you. Hospitality department didn’t speak English well and was no help. If you are from the USA, I would stay away and are better staying home.


1 out of 5
Bad, long lines

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
90% frozen food that made us sick twice

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Adult pool mostly closed. Best activity was $40 bingo.


1 out of 5
Think of old Vegas a place like Reno. Very dated and budget shows

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Waiter-steward good. Hospitality was AWFUL and didn’t speak English

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Clean, although dated

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Eat Italian food off the boat

Ports of call

Bari, Italy

2 out of 5
Cute, not a lot happening

Corfu, Greece

2 out of 5
Cute, not a lot happening

Santorini, Greece

4 out of 5

Mykonos, Greece

4 out of 5

Dubrovnik, Croatia

4 out of 5


1 out of 5
So many people

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