"Cruise price was attractive, probably in collaboration with one of the larger travel agency in Hong Kong. However, the quality of the cruise was poor.
Food: not much selection even the salad section, dressing..."Read More
Costa Victoria is more confined than the ships of similar price we know (this was our smallest cabin ever) and would need major refurbishment. Our bathroom was a little smelly at times, and the shower tray was running out of water. The feeling of narrowness was exacerbated by the fact that the ship was full (of course, we can't complain that Costa is trying to rent all the cabins). That amount of ...
We chose this cruise mainly due to the itinerary as India has been on the list for a while. The negative reviews were numerous but we decided to go ahead as we were not expecting 5 star treatment. First the positives; Embarkation was quick and easy as was disembarking. The staff was pleasant and helpful in the dining room and bar. The excursion we booked for Goa was OK.
Second the 'requires ...
We selected this cruise because of the itinery and price. We wanted to try an asian cruise this time, and not that many options are available departing from Singapore. Royal Caribbean was much more expensive and had a less attractive itinery.
Costa Victoria is old. Built in 1996, and is by current standards a small ship. This would however not have to be only a disadvantage. A small ship can ...
I love cruising through the years and have started young too.Since I have not been onboard any Costa vessels and having read many negative feedback, thought I will give Costa Victoria a try.
Oh my, it sure confirmed that it will be my 1st and last cruise with Costa Victoria and will not attempt to try any other vessels within the same family.
Isn't cruising supposedly to be filled with fun ...
The ship is old and only ***
Embarcation in Shanghai: chaos, it took 3 hours from the scheduled time, only few persons got some water. Our cabin outside classic was small.
Toilet facilities in public spaces: unsanitary
For many situations that do not work.
The information in loudspeakers deficient, special in critical situations as in the embarcation and when the comming tyfon is a ...
Pros about Costa Victoria:
1) It has very nice noodle soup every night from 10pm - 2am as well as pool deck on sea days afternoon.
2) welcome drinks on the day of boarding and after returning ship from Penang.
3) Very nice live cooking of kaya toast and sunny up at buffet place breakfast
4) Excellent dance and singing shows for 2 nights
5) Indoor pool comes with in pool chairs which ...