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The 90,090-ton, 2,112-passenger ship Brilliance of the Seas is the second in Royal Caribbean's lovely, mid-sized Radiance class (following, of course, Radiance of the Seas; subsequent siblings include Serenade ...
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607 Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Boarding was the quickest and easiest we've ever had and we've been on many cruises. The ship is old but in excellent ... Read more
11/14
Being my first cruise trip, it was beyond my expectation. The crew was quite courteous, helpful and always ensured that ... Read more
11/14
Surprisingly, the ship was beautiful and well maintained for her age. Arriving shortly before 11 AM, we were able to ... Read more
I recently took the reposition cruise on the Briliance from Boston to Tampa with stops in the South Caribbean. THE ... Read more
This was our 9th cruise--our 1st with RCCL. Our cruise started with the "ping" of our Sea Pass card as we entered the ... Read more

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It's been almost 11 years since we last cruised RCI, using a variety of other lines in between. We were very excited ... Read more
A Taste of Brilliance AquaAdventurer
11/14
Since our last Caribbean cruise several years ago I had come to believe there was not much more to experience in that ... Read more
Recently returned from our Canada/NE cruise on Brilliance of the Seas out of Boston. This was an anniversary cruise for ... Read more
My Canada Cruise hagelbagel
11/14
Loved our cruise, embarkation in Boston was fast and organized. We got an inside cabin, first time in 20 years. this ... Read more
This was my first trip to Canada and New England and also my first time on Brilliance. It was a very rainy and cold ... Read more

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Embarkation was great because we got to the ship between 1 and 2PM and the crowd was already on board. No waiting in ... Read more
11/14
I've cruised RC, three other times, so I'm not new to their cruise line. Embarkation was smooth and easy. Hardly any ... Read more
11/14
This was our 11th cruise and our 2nd with RCI. Dining: First, the good: The food in the dining room was comparable to ... Read more
Boston embarkation was super easy. Arrived at 10:45 am and was onboard by 11 am. Staterooms were ready by 1:15 pm. ... Read more
10/14
This was a typical RCI experience on this seven day cruise from Boston to Halifax, St John NB, Bar Harbor and Portland ... Read more

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This was our first cruise on a large ship and overall, I'd recommend Royal Carribean. It was a very well appointed ship ... Read more
10/14
Overall, this was a very enjoyable cruise from London (Harwich) to Boston. Our oceanview room was satisfactory and the ... Read more
Prior to the cruise, there weren't any email communications/updates from the cruise line. It felt as though I wasn't ... Read more
So I just got off of the Canada sailing on the Brilliance of the Seas. I really could not believe the big change in ... Read more
Very Average NBSAILS
10/14
Last cruised on RCCL on the Song of America. Have sailed since on other cruise lines. Overall this cruise ship is just ... Read more

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I will try to be as brief as possible. Since we booked a jr. suite embarkation was a breeze. We were onboard 15 minutes ... Read more
This is a review of Royal Caribbean and not necessarily of the Brilliance of the Seas. RCCL has always been my favorite ... Read more
This was our first Royal Caribbean cruise and in all likelihood will be our last. We have sailed Celebrity many, many ... Read more
Embarkation: Arrived at the Black Falcon cruise terminal at 11:45 am, dropped our bags off with porter and entered the ... Read more
Baltic Adventure trendytraveller10
09/14
This was our first cruise on RC but our second cruise the other being with Thomson. On arrival at Harwich we ... Read more

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