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Costa Pacifica Cruise Review to Europe

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Costa Pacifica

Germany , Netherlands , England, Spain , Portugal,

Sail date: September 15, 2018

Ship: Costa Pacifica

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 7267

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Service was good and staff were very attentive. A special thanks to our restaurant waiter who was brilliant. We would recommend taking all meals in the restaurant (hot and cold self-serve buffet at breakfast) as the buffet restaurant was very busy and the tables always appeared nearly full. Get up early to reserve a sun lounger as they are all quickly taken

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Excursion Office

1 out of 5

Always crowded and no way of knowing which tours were sold out so a long wait to no avail. Touch screen machines allowed you to book but these were not pointed out until I complained that I had waited half an hour to no avail. In any case either the machines were out of service with an error message or the error message showed when the tours were sold out without stating this

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Book Excursions early as they were all sold out when we boarded

Ports of call

Marseille (Provence), France Did not visit port

Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

1 out of 5
Just the Port and site of airport for Lanzarote so very little of interest

Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Canary Islands

3 out of 5

Funchal, Madeira

5 out of 5
Cable car ride a must. Check holiday insurance before going down in the wicker baskets

Malaga, Spain

4 out of 5
Carriage ride very enjoyable. PIcasso's house ordinary but Cathedral worth a visit

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

4 out of 5
Moastly known as the port for Rome but if you have visited Rome before and don't want the 3 hour return journey, Civitavecchia is a nice town to walk around

Savona (Genoa), Italy

5 out of 5
Bridge collapse in Genoa restricted visits outside Genoa but again the town was worth a walking visit

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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