CAUTION:DISASTER!!!!!!

Costa Europa (RETIRED) 412 Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

1.0 out of 5
Sail Date: November 01, 2008
Ship: Costa Europa (RETIRED) 412
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago
NEVER AGAIN WITH COSTA EUROPA
STATEROOM'S CARPET WAS SOAKING WET FOR THE FIRST FOUR DAYS WHEN FINALLY IT WAS DRIED WE WERE LEFT WITH THE MOLDY ODOR FOR DAYS.A/C THERMOSTAT WAS NOT WORKING SO COOLING WAS CONTINIUS !!! WE HAD 62 DEGR.WE HAD TO SLEEP WITH 2 BLANKETS AND OUR HEAD COVERED.THE TECHNICAL STAFF DID NOT HAVE SPARES TO CHANGE THERMOSTAT.COFFEE WAS UNDRINKABLE FOR THE FIRST
THREE DAYS SO THAT YOU HAD TO BUY THE COFFEE COUPONS FOR COFFEE FROM THE BARS AND NATURALLY NO DECAF AVAILABLE.
NO MATTER TO WHOM YOU COMPLAIN (MANAGEMENT)THERE WAS ALWAYS A GOOD LISTENER BUT NO ACTION TAKEN.
THE CHERRY ON TOP OF EVERYTHING CAME ON DISEMBARKATION DAY :
THEY MADE US LEAVE THE CABIN 04.30 IN THE MORNING TO SLEEP ON THE SUN CHAIRS,BY THE POOL,AND TO BE ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE SHIP AT 10.00...... THAT IS CRUISING ITALIAN STYLE???

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Entertainment

1 out of 5
FOR 28DAY CRUISE THERE WERE ONE 45 MINUTE SHOW(VERY GOOD) AND A 30 MINUTE SHOW PLUS FEW THIRD RATE (CIRCUS TYPE) ONE PERSON SHOWS.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE RESTAURANT STAFF WHICH IS EXCELLENT

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
SHIP IS OLD AND IT SHOWS

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5

Pros: RESTAURANT STAFF

Cons: NON-EXISTING MAINTAINANCE-MANAGEMENT'S INDIFFERENCE

Recommends Costa Europa (RETIRED) 412? No.

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