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Costa Magica is a large ship, carrying 2720 passengers and 1068 crew, and sails from Stockholm, Sweden and Pointe-A-Pitre, Guadeloupe.

Sails from:

Stockholm, Sweden , Barcelona, Spain , Pointe-A-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Cruises to:

Europe - Western Mediterranean , Europe - Northern Europe , Caribbean - Southern

Cruises on Costa Magica

154 Reviews

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4.7 out of 5

Great cruise! by wslowery57

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St Petersburg was too rigid and formulaic, our private tour left a lot to be desired

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3.6 out of 5

Not really a family boat by dougd43698793

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The ship was a little dated but very clean and well kept. the artwork on the walls interesting. We did have to explain to our 9 year old why there was naked girls on the walls. Hard to get food after hours and the breakfast opens late.for some non-cruise excursions. The ports of call were really good, the market in Finland had some of the best seafood we found. Be aware the first day in Russia takes a long time to clear customs. A lot longer than you’d expect. Also costa requires that a person 21 years or older be the main “renter” on a cabin. This is particularly awkward when you have to split up a family in order to get everyone a bed. You end up being at different dinner times and restaurants.

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4.4 out of 5

Ports are great -- cruise overall -- so so by tbpusa

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I have sailed Costa in the past which is why I decided to book another sailing with the line. Unfortunately this time around - the experience was different - and not as good as our previous one. Costa now charges for pizza in the evening, as well as ice reams and desserts. There are no complimentary snacks to be found after 10pm which on every other cruise line is not the case. The cruise line didn't enforce the emergency drill for those who had missed it - of all cruise lines one would think that this would be enforced. The cruise line insisted that we could not leave the ship in St. Petersburg unless we were on an excursion with and only them (this was not true - we booked our own excursion ahead of time) For breakfast - there was a lot of chaos and disorganization The ports were great overall - the cruise itself asn't bad but I'd think twice abut taking this line in the future b/c of the changes they now have in place. This changes in my opinion detract from your overall if cruise experience.

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2 out of 5

Good Itinerary but Service Needs Improvement by blilian75

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We booked because we liked the itinerary. The ship was nice but the free beverage included only water and tea/coffee in the morning, while other cruise ships offered free ice tea, flavored water and coffee/tea all day. Using hand sanitizers is not mandatory like in other cruise ships, increasing the risk of contracting illness. The main dining restaurant offered only Italian menu throughout the cruise and the servings are small. The shows are good. The customer service of the staff could use some improvements, like smiling at customers. There were no toiletries at all in our bathroom, like soap and lotion. We had to ask for soap and when we asked for lotion, the cabin steward told us that lotions are not provided, unless we are gold members. I think this penny pinching will hurt this cruise lines business. We have used Royal Carribean, Norwegian and Princess and the service there are a lot better and they all provide soap, lotion and more selections of free drinks.

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4 out of 5

Cruise with Costa Magica by pete2828

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this is my first time cruising with Costa,the impression is not that great to compare with Norwegian Cruise( my frequent cruise liner ). It's hard to understand why they don't serve coffee or tea after dinner,and coffee is available only on certain hours.

English is not the major language on the ship, I guess they cater mostly to the EU people, food is not that great neither, but, as the old saying said,you are paying what you get,so, can't complain too much about it,because the price is really reasonable, I give it a 4 star, because I found it was a quite enjoyable trip.

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janseng58
Jul 07, 2014

Great mojitos!

ProfessorM
Sep 16, 2013

You need to search for the Omelet station at breakfast and carving station at lunch. The all inclusive drink package is worth it.

LovedCorfu
May 24, 2013

Lido is the only place on the ship that you can get breakfast that is similar to what we eat for breakfast in the US.

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