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Costa Serena

OVERVIEW: Costa Cruises does a good job of providing first-time cruise passengers with a well-packaged holiday that is a mix of sophistication and basic fare.


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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Western Europe
By on 29th Jul 2014
I recently booked a last minute cruise to help me come to terms with the death of my husband. I thought it would do me good to have a week away from everything before having to go back to work... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 26th Jul 2014
Our recent cruise on the Costa Serena to France, Spain and Italy was an enjoyable experience. Our inside cabin was given a wonderful upgrade to balcony which we really did appreciate... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 22nd Jul 2014
Having sailed with Costa cruises before and enjoying it so much, I thought this would be the chance to do so again. But my holiday this time was not so good. The children on the ship were running... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 23rd May 2014
I've had the good fortune to have been on a dozen or so cruises, and have gone back to where I started; with Costa (my first cruise was 10 years ago when them in the Caribbean)... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 23rd May 2014
WE HAVE CRUISED WITH COSTA BEFORE ON ATLANTICA AND HAD A WONDERFUL TIME, WE HAVE BEEN ON 19 CRUISES AND THIS ONE WOULD HAVE TO RATE AS ONE OF THE BAD ONE'S, THE GOOD POINTS ------------ GOOD SHIP... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 13th May 2014
First time with Costa and not disappointed. Will review in reverse order The Ugly: Possibly the worst atrium I have ever seen on a ship. It had the chance to be stunning but in my opinion it is... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 12th May 2014
JUST RETURNED FROM CRUISING ON COSTA SERENA BEEN ON THIS SHIP BEFORE AND THROUGHLY ENJOYED IT.WOULD I RECOMMEND IT NO.AM A COSTA CLUB MEMBER ( PEARL ).WHILST THE SHIP IS A BEAUTIFUL SHIP IN EVERY... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Western Europe
By on 10th May 2014
First time with Costa and we got a great deal staying overnight in Barcelona before getting the ship on a Western Med cruise. Will start with the title in reverse order... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Europe
By on 23rd Feb 2014
Just come back from a week on the Serena. We have been with 4 other cruise companies and this was the worst. We got the week really cheap so were not expecting too much, we have enjoyed the week... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 23rd Feb 2014
Getting to Rome. We used Ryanair from Stansted which was not as bad as I thought it was going to be. No hassles with luggage this time. Note that Ryanair sells return tickets for a shuttle bus... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 10th Jan 2014
Have just returned from a Christmas cruise on the Costa Serena. On the whole it was enjoyable, the food was excellent and the staff are very friendly and helpful... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 1st Jul 2013
Pre-cruise: We booked for a inside premium and was upgraded for a balcony premium. We were pleasantly surprised. We also booked our flights with them and were given Alitalia flights from heathrow... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 29th May 2013
I HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM A COSTA CRUISE ON THE COSTA SERENA THAT"COSTALOT" DONT BE FOOLED BY THE CHEAP PRICES THAT ARE ADVERTISED, THATS BECAUSE ITS A CHEAP EUROPEAN FERRY CROSSING AND NOT A CRUISE... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 27th May 2013
Costa serena we boarded in citivecchia only a handful of passengers were with us then , at the end of the show that night over a hundred french passengers lept to the stage... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 26th Apr 2013
Our first ever cruise was on the Costa Serena in August 2010. What a beautiful ship. Some might say the decoration is a bit over the top but to us being our first cruise it was magnificent! We had a... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 26th Oct 2012
My husband and I had a fantastic time. Hubby didn't really want to go, he wanted to go back to Eygpt or America. The ship was very clean, the staff were exceptionally friendly and so helpful... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 10th Oct 2012
Glamourous ship. Lovely cabin. Safety drill 36 hours after sailing! Familiar? Still enjoyed all until the last day when partner got Noro virus. Doctors and professional staff superb... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 6th Oct 2012
Hubby and I flew to Milan to board "Costa serena" on 23rd Sept. Were not informed of the 2hr, transfer to Savona. So, get prepared with a packed lunch & fluids... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 2nd Sep 2012
Costa Serena, August 2012 Savona-Naples-Catania-Tun is-Barcelona-Marseille -Savona. Our third time on the Serena in two years and a slightly disappointing cruise having booked a Suite for Mrs T... Read More »
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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Serena / Mediterranean
By on 9th Mar 2012
We have just returned from an 11-day cruise aboard the Costa Serena around the Med and down to the Canaries and found that the ship was very accommodating and tolerant towards smoking onboard... Read More »
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