Review of Costa neoRomantica deck 8 (Verona-Casino-Restaurant-Gym)
Gymnasium is fitted with cardiovascular equipment and features panoramic seaviews from slanted windows (overlooking the bow), VisioWeb screens (enabling connections to Internet, TVs, iPods during workouts).
Centro Banessere Samsara (the neoRomantica ship’s Spa & Wellness Center – size 47360 ft2 / 4400 m2, on 2 levels – lower level). The Samsara Spa complex includes Gymnasium (Fitness Centre, age limit 16 yo; with panoramic-view Gym and a separate Aerobics Room for classes), Massage-Treatment Rooms, Relaxation Room, Japanese Tea Room, Thermal Suites, UVA Solarium, Tepidarium (ceramic loungers), Aroma Steam and Turkish Baths, Laconium (low humidity sauna), Thalassotherapy (seawater pool with water jets). All neoRomantica’s Spa staterooms passengers are entitled to the following complimentary services: 2 spa treatments, 2 fitness/meditation classes, 2 tanning sessions, free entry to the thermal baths entry, spa pool, the relaxation area.
Cappella (Wedding Chapel, also used as a room for religious services lead by a Catholic priest; weddings or vow renewals can’t take place while the neoRomantica ship is at open sea)
Sala Carte (40 seats capacity cards playing room, also have board games)
Enoteca Verona (Wine & Cheese bar, assistance by sommelier/cheese maître; has 80+ labels of wine and 100+ choices of cheeses; sells also wine by the glass)
Casino Excelsior (age limit is 18 yo; slots and gambling tables /cash-only bets; hosts bingo games and gambling tournaments; served by the Excelsior bar)
Grand Bar Piazza Italia (before dinner Lounge & Bar serving specialty cocktails, Champagne, sparkling wines, hot-cold starters; with live music entertainment)
Ristorante Botticelli (aft location Dining Room) is a complimentary restaurant with waiter service. Here are offered open-seating Breakfast and Lunch, and 2 fixed/assigned Dinner seatings (at 6:30 or 9 pm). Formal dress code is required.