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Costa Magica Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Mediterranean (Rome Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 12, 2011
Ship: Costa Magica
Cabin Type: Balcony
Reviewed: 6 years ago
The ship was the Magica of Costa Cruise Lines.It was very clean.Smoking allowed in designated areas but drifted into non smoking areas which was difficult to deal with.This was my 5th cruise and I was not impressed by staff.Robotic like.Not particularly personable/friendly.They got the job done but without a spark.
Ports and excursions very good.Bike trip in Palma de Mallorca was an excellent experience.Guide experienced and helped make it a fun and informative tour.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
poor quality of foods.Repetitive menu-buffet items.Breakfast,lunch,tea,always the same foods.Midnight offered only pizza slices.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
This was my 5th cruise and I found staff to be bland,unfriendly,robotic like.They were professional and got the job done but without any spark.The wait staff in dining room showed annoyance.We as customers felt uncomfortable to make requests or communicate if an error in order was made.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
smoking in delegated sections however frequently not adhered to by passengers.Very clean.Discrepancy in ship's passenger size on web site and information provided on ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
very clean
3 out of 5
self walking tour and trip to the beach nearby.
1 out of 5
5 out of 5
We did our own walking tour which was sufficient.Clean city.
5 out of 5
bike trip was excellent with a professional,knowledgeable and personable guide.He and assistants provided much support to the riders as needed.
Don't Miss: bicycle trip through city.
5 out of 5
Bus tour of city very good with brief shopping ability.

Pros: ports/excursions

Cons: food

Recommends Costa Magica? No.

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