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Costa Mediterranea Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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Costa Mediterranea

7 Night Northern Europe (Stockholm Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 05, 2017

Ship: Costa Mediterranea

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8231

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The only negative was the total lack of embarkation and "detailed" planning information. This should have been sent to us by Costa and we still never have received it.

Embarkation

1 out of 5
This was almost a disaster. We had zero information about embarkation. When sending requests to Costa via email they were closed till the following Monday. We almost missed the boat.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The food was good and varied. The drinks were a bit expensive for what they are. The staff was great. Extremely helpful

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Not too much of interest but that's us, not Costa

Entertainment

We didn't find much of interest.

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Some of the best service we've seen. Really well done.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship was very clean and tidy. A very good regimen about daily cleaning.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
I wish we could have been able to select a cabin before hand but it was ok. What we expected. Clean and large enough to move about.

Ship tip

This is a mixture of Europeans and others from all over, which we prefer. If you're looking for a US boat, this isn't it.

Ports of call

Stockholm, Sweden

5 out of 5
Loved Stockholm. Easy to get to the city center. Lots of buses and taxis. Note: the taxis don't turn on their meters...set a price before you get in.

Helsinki, Finland

5 out of 5
Loved Helsinki, even with the rain. Wonderful to walk about the marina and markets

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

5 out of 5
Very good tour.

Tallinn, Estonia Did not visit port

I was sick

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very easy. We had an early flight and it was easy to settle up and get off to the airport.
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