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Boston Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Fabulous Cruise in All Respects

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Emergency Nurse

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This was not our first cruise but it was our first Royal Caribbean Cruise. We knew that we wanted something longer than 7 days. This was 13 days, a Repositioning Cruise. Initially we chose this particular cruise because it left out of Boston......an hour from our home, and ended in Tampa where we had relatives that we would be visiting after the cruise. Our boarding was fairly ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Nice Repositioning

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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Patrick123

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

My wife and I just returned from a 13 night repositioning cruise onboard the Brilliance of the Seas. We had a nice time, as usual. This was our Third Cruise on board the Brilliance. We don't have any Major complaints. We always get good service from the crew and we enjoy Royal Caribbean. The ship is just the right size and well maintained. THE FOOD: The food in the Windjammer seemed ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Will probably not book again with RC.

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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Janet Savage

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We cruise once or twice a year but this was our first with RC. What we liked: - The variety of foods available in the Minstrel dining room and Windjammer Cafe (help yourself dining) was almost always tasty and pleasing to our pallet… however, see additional notes on dining below. - All staff and crew we encountered were warm, pleasant and eager to please. - The layout of the ship was ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Another Enjoyable Cruise on this Ship

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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SHEILA.TUDOR

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Returned from Tampa after 13 day cruising the Caribbean and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. Long flight from UK so enjoyed chilling out on first three sea days. Good table in Minstral with very attentive service from Mckoy and Adelyn. Could not fault any of crew who were all very efficient and friendly. Nightly theatre acts were good but not keen on production nights. Disappointed no ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Repositioning to Florida

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - All

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alswaysawayflorida

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our second cruise on Royal Caribbean and our first repositioning cruise. As Floridians, we usually sail from Jacksonville, Port Canaveral or Fort Lauderdale. We found the embarkation process in Boston to be fine. The port was easy to find and the drop off seamless. The registration line was long for non-pinnacle or diamond members and we waited in line to register for more than 45 ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Our first Repo Cruise

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to World Cruise

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flowers44

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We sailed on the Repositioning cruise from Boston to Tampa Florida. On this cruise, my husband and I reached our Diamond status with the Crown and Anchor Society. We had 69 nights onboard when we sailed so we reach Diamond on the 11th night of the 13 night cruise. Embarkation in Boston was very easy. We were among the first to arrive at the terminal and check in went well. We waited until ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Things aren't improving on RCI

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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padrek

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

This is the annual repositioning trip from Boston to Southern Florida done each October after the Fall Foliage season in N.E. is over. It is "peopled" by many New Englanders who use it as a annual vacation or even to "move" to Florida for the colder months. It features usually about seven days at sea, and the median age is "senior retirees". This year there were 27 Pinnacles and over 400 Diamond ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Choose cabin wisely if your are not a night owl! Otherwise a lovely cruise

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Canada & New England

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northshoren

10+ Cruises

Our cruise was very nice. St. John's NB should not be a stop. There just isn't enough there to warrant a full day. Could be skipped altogether. Bar Harbor and Halifax were outstanding ports. Did not see the colors we thought we would. Maybe too late? or the colors just weren't there this year. Our cabin steward, Nazario, was outstanding. Really on top of things and went over and beyond ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Brillance of Seas Less than Brilliant

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Canada & New England

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ccdqa

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Food during main dining and at Windjammer was at best average. On past cruises dinner selections and food were above average. Toliets in stateromm did not work 3 of the 7 days (over 40% failure). One day our side of ship had toliet issues on all floors. Feel the $8.00 dollars a day for soda beverage package is to expensive (There is no soda charge on Disney cruises) Shore excursions were fine. ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


We had a good time, but people can be inconsiderate.

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Canada & New England

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lovetocruise120413

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Only a couple of things on this cruise annoyed me. I understand that people do travel in groups. Does this mean that they are entitled to "save" a bunch of seats in the theater. We arrived early to pick our seats, but were told that seats were saved. Another annoying thing is for a person or persons, who arrive late to join up with their group, to ask us to push down to other seats. I am a ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


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