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Costa Favolosa Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 40

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
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Costa Favolosa

10 Night Western Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 22, 2018

Ship: Costa Favolosa

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 7206

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Good. We find nice people on the cruise between the cruise staff and passengers. For European cruise company it was not bad but we like more to travel with Celebrity or Princess

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
main dining rooms look fine, service was good and selection of meals for dinner was good. The problem was no tea or coffee after the dinner there. Water in bottles was available only for peoples who ordered and prepaid it before. Buffet was horrible. Very poor selection of meals, extremely overcrouded because of bad design of sitting areas. You could get tea or coffee only in the morning or between 4 and 5 pm. Later you could not get even water

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Extremely friendly waiters at restaurants. Great table steward Abadi at the main restaurant (table 345 etc) and room steward Joey (cabin 7206). The main problem with other personnel - lack of knowledge of English

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Layout of buffet areas and areas around pools was was very poor. and therefore overcrouded. Common areas have been clean but many time process of cleaning took place in a day time and therefore accessible areas have been even smaller. In some places, especially around pools almost all the time was smell of chemicals. Elevators work was bad, some of them didn't work at all during the whole cruise

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship tip

To re-design common places and provide cold and hot water all the time. Don't count every cent on behalf of clients

Ports of call

Barcelona, Spain

4 out of 5

Savona (Genoa), Italy

4 out of 5

Marseille (Provence), France

2 out of 5

Malaga, Spain

5 out of 5

Cadiz (Seville), Spain

5 out of 5

Lisbon, Portugal

5 out of 5

Valencia, Spain

5 out of 5
The best city of Spain

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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