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Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Window in an ocean view. It has a little space just the right size for a 7
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My boys in their tuxes in the main dining room just before the waiter threw
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Good cruise but a few kinks to work out - RCCL you can do better
"We are loyal to RCCL. We are beyond Diamond Plus and we like the deck plans on the Freedom and Voyager Class ships. Had on a gown and matching stiletto heels for formal nite and we had photos taken at three..."Read More
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marymarie

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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Changed Itinerary

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Bahamas

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mwehmeyer

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose a cruise to Cozumel/Key West and shortly after booking the itinerary was changed. We ended up going to Key west/Nassau/Coco Cay. We did not want to go to Nassau as we had been there so many times before. The change was made months ago, and had nothing to do with recent virus concerns. We tried to get them to let us change to another cruise or to give us an onboard credit but our requests ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Royal Caribbean is Sliding Down Hill

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Bahamas

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shark769

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our 5th cruise on the Brilliance of the Seas and we were very disappointed. The MDR experience was terrible. The quality of the food was not good and serving roasted turkey any night is just plain cheap food and on our 5 night cruise it was offered twice. The menu choices have decreased and the items are mostly just plain cheap food. What everyone has always looked forward to was LOBSTER ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Really nice ship

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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RoLoHa

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We live nearby but hadn’t cruised this ship since 2014. Booked it only 90 days out and ended up with an inside cabin as it was the only available Accessible. The deck 4 location was convenient to dining and Centrum. The ship was easy to board and mostly easy to get around even on Day 1. The staff are all pleasant and cheerful although not overly so. We enjoyed the cruise overall. The dining ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with disabled person


Good cruise but a few kinks to work out - RCCL you can do better

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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marymarie

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We are loyal to RCCL. We are beyond Diamond Plus and we like the deck plans on the Freedom and Voyager Class ships. Had on a gown and matching stiletto heels for formal nite and we had photos taken at three stations. Out of 15 pictures not a single one was a full length photo. Just waist up. These are STUPID photographers if they can't get formal photos from head to toe. What was the point ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


RCCL is cutting way too many corners these days

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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ladyjade3

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

Positives first: Ther food was good! I have no complaints about quality and taste and variety of food. The ship itself I had no problems with except the elevators don't work well and the ship really is in need of a refurbishment. One small kiddie waterslide is so slow people stopped on it. It could be improved. I like the tall atrium and I like this size of ship. I just wish the cruise lines still ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Christmas in the Caribbean

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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legaljen1969

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise to celebrate my father's birthday and mine. I was surprised by how many other people on the cruise shared a Christmas Eve birthday with my dad. It made it even more fun. I have no idea if anyone else has a Christmas birthday because there was no Happy Birthday singing in the MDR on Christmas Day. I don't know if it was because they were instructed not to, or because they ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Fantastic cruise

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Rphderrick

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because it was a four night cruise leaving front tampa which is the easiest port for us, because it was a Christmas cruise that still gets us home for the big day! From the very beginning it was one pleasant experience after the other. We found the entertainment to be great and plentiful. Our room steward was super, always keeping us with a bucket of ice from the first day. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


A Fair and Honest Review

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Faero

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Brilliance of the Seas 12-7-14-2019 I will try to make this review as short as possible while covering a variety of relevant points most cruisers are concerned with. After 29 cruises and years of sailing the “Mega Liners”, the wife and I decided to switch things up and take a journey back to where our cruising adventure began years ago, a smaller ship. After reading a variety of reviews we ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


It was so relaxing

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Auntieyram

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We went on this cruise to help a good friend of ours celebrate her Birthday. We managed to keep it a secret and totally surprised her and it was awesome. The cruise was wonderful and we had a really great time. I love the fact that we can now drive home in a few hours from all ports in Florida. Royal Caribbean has been our main cruise line since 1999. The ships are always very clean and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Not worth the money

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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rlehto1

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Biggest factor was price balcony cabin for under 2000. Most of the crew acted like this was their first cruise inefficient and slow and many mistakes. Music was the wrong era for the age group on the ship. Shows were not that good most people walked out on Absolute Journey they were terrible. Both Comics were good and Finis ? was great. I could not get over on one show night they showed a movie ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


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