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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
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 ... read more
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Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Reviews: 569

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
1st cruise with RCCI - good but not great by Luvnlyfagain

Embarkation was a breeze. We stayed in Tampa the night before our cruise so we arrived at the ... continue

Western Caribbean 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
As we saw it by Pedro151

Boarding the Cruise was orderly and efficient. Lunch at the Windjamer was way too crowded and ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Fantastic January Cruise on the Brilliance of the Seas! by Auburn1998

We cruised with a group of 50 on The Brilliance of the Seas in January 2014. Everything was very ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
RC was not what I expected. by LadyD1121

I just came back from an Avon Training cruise with Royal. This was my 1st time sailing with RC. ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Enjoy and relax by JB2112

This was our 33rd cruise, with most of them on (Carnival,Princess,NCL,Costa) and our 2nd on ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
An Excellent First Cruise for our Family by kbfamilycruiser

Although I had been on a couple of cruises many years ago, this was the first for my wife and ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Great cruise for first time cruisers! Outstanding food and service! by jhs5447

This was our 3rd cruise and thought it would be fun to do a New Year's Eve Cruise this time. We ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Brilliance of the seas....Not exactly brilliant. by TimCahill

Took a family cruise over New Year's on this ship - this was my 10th cruise, however it was my ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 2.0 out of 5+
Brilliance of the Seas by FredT

I'd like to preference this review by saying a couple things. First, while being our first RCCL ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Decent New Year's cruise aboard Brilliance... by JamesJim

Returned two days ago from a five night, New Year's sailing aboard the Brilliance. My 14th ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Not impressed by jhgramma

Just returned from a Christmas cruise on the Brilliance of the Seas. This was our seventh ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Fantastic Getaway- Not sure where the negativity is coming from! by scottyc44

I was going to wait a bit to post my review but after reading so many negative reviews about ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
First Cruise on Royal Carribean by Mike42H

This was our first time cruising with Royal Caribbean after previous cruises with Carnival. We ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Somewhat a disapointmentd by charschl

My wife and I decided to give the Brilliance of the Sea a try since we generally liked its ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 3.0 out of 5+
Good cruise but suites not worth it by Vinnyjake

Overall a very enjoyable cruise. Embarkation only took a half hour. Disembarkation was orderly ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
An excellent cruise on Brilliance of the Seas by DarthGrady

Day 5, The Changeover

We woke up early on our last morning aboard the Carnival Ecstasy. ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Disappointing by chel98

This was my families first Royal Carribbean cruise and possibly our last. The positives were a ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 3.0 out of 5+
Disappointed by JHappel

First day encountered rude workers, gave the Lattitude coffee shop 2 try's both times vey rude ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Cruising ain't what she use to be. by travelmaven1939

I have cruised over 150 times since 1979, mostly on the smaller, older ships which were in some ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
What has happened to Royal Caribbean by Cabana Mama

Just returned from a quick trip on Brilliance of the Seas. I am still trying to understand what ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 3.0 out of 5+
A Brilliant Cruise on the Brilliance by timh111

This was our second cruise aboard a Royal Caribbean vessel and our 10th overall. Having sailed ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Not Happy by priscilly

We left Tampa and we had no problem getting on the ship. Great planning on the part of RCCL as ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 3.0 out of 5+
Great Cruise - my 57th by jhg20852

Mom and I had a fantastic cruise on the Brilliance. This was my 57th and my Mom's 35th cruise. ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Not Brilliant by mojo226

I have previously sailed with Royal Caribbean seven times...always had an amazing ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 1.0 out of 5+
Disappointed in Royal Caribbean by pghbaby

I am a well seasoned cruiser with more than 25 cruises, the majority with Royal Caribbean. I am, ... continue

Western Caribbean 12/13 2.0 out of 5+
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