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Brilliance of the Seas
Brilliance of the Seas
Member Name: vanvleckeren
Cruise Date: June 2012
Embarkation: Amsterdam
Destination: Baltic & Northern Europe
Cabin Category: G
Cabin Number:
Booking Method: Local Travel Agency
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Member Rating   5.0 out of 5+
Dining 5.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment 5.0
Spa & Fitness 5.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 4.0
Embarkation 2.0
Service 5.0
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 4.0
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Beautiful ship and ports
I took Brilliance of the Seas last June from Amsterdam to Geiranger, Alesund, Molde and Bergen, Norway last June.

It was really a wonderful trip. The entertainment on the ship was the best I have seen. The cruise director was highly engaged and his staff was very active in engaging with the passengers and planning activities and entertainment. There was an excellent singer in the Schooner lounge named Manda Vincent every night, and the shows in the theater were excellent. On the penultimate night of the cruise, we were treated to a show by an excellent American singer, Aaron Shaw, who put on a wonderful show.

Our dining room waitor, Hari Kotian, could not have offered better service. He made it very easy to arrange an alternate plans the night I couldn't make dinner in time because I was kayaking in Geiranger. He made sure we were always happy with the food.

This ship is among the more beautiful that I have seen because so many of its public areas have large glass areas open to the sea. The trip up through the North Sea and back is rough, and the days at sea were cold and windy. The solarium got a bit crowded as a result. But the ship offered a lot of activities. The Solarium snack bar was improved over what was offered on Vision of the Seas and this ship included a sandwich bar in the front upper deck.

All in all, it was a wonderful experience that I would love to repeat.

Publication Date: 12/30/12
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