7 Night Ancient Treasures (Venice Roundtrip) Sail Date: July 06, 2008 Ship: Costa Serena Cabin Type: Inside Traveled As: Family (older children) Reviewed: 9 years ago
This was our family's first cruise and we enjoyed the experience. We didn't take the ship excursions, simply went off on our own and toured or hired a guide. Enjoyed the stops, especially Turkey and Croatia. Food was fine, ship was great, embarkation slightly confusing for first-timers. Found additional fees added up - be sure to budget cold drinks, better coffees and bottled waters into your trip.
Food and Dining
5 out of 5
Everyone enjoyed the food, my only complaint that as a vegetarian (the only one in our group) my entrees were lacking in vegetables! )
3 out of 5
We would have appreciated entertainment right up to dinner - the show was over at 2045 and dinner wasn't for 45 minutes. At times it felt that the time was built in because we were expected to cruise the stores and spend!
1 out of 5
We have 2 daughters close in age and they didn't seem to need organized activities...a few evenings they watched some of the contests and found them pretty amusing(ie Miss Teen Serena)
Service and Staff
5 out of 5
3 out of 5
It is colouful, bright and new feeling. At times the layout was confusing and more signage would have been useful.
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