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Barcelona to the Transatlantic Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 44 Barcelona to the Transatlantic Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Reviews


First Transatlantic --- ready to go again!

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cadygene
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Embarking and disembarking on this ship were very well organized and went quickly. The ports of call on this trip were excellent. We got to stay overnight in Lisbon, Portugal which gave extra time to see the area. It was our first time in all of the ports except Barcelona where we departed from. Cartagena felt very safe to walk around to all of the main historic sites which were not far from ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Junior Suite Accessible


Was extremely boring

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evelynbubu
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

sorry to say the service and food at the main dining room was very very poor the daily activities seemed for nursery tots.The music and singers around the ship were made for nursing home entertainment.They sang and played the same things all through the crossing. Now to say that the royal caribbean dancers and orchestra were very good as always.Their shows were very good. The movie ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Poor food and overworked staff

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1robinwood
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is our 25th cruise, 4th transatlantic cruise and 4th with Royal Caribbean. Smooth seas all the way, we were sorry to not stop in San Juan and RCI substituted St. Kitts. This sailing on Royal Caribbean felt like being in economy class on the airlines. A noticable decrease in food quality plus they have cut, cut, cut the ships staff in all areas from house keeping, dining room and windjamer, ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


First Transatlantic Cruise

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hfwebster3
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose Royal Caribbean for the destinations and the wonderful crew onboard. We have sailed RCC many times, and for the money they offer the best value and Crown & Anchor Club benefits. The crew is always very good, and helpful, and on this cruise we would like to recognize our Concierge, Amit; the concierge club bartender, Juliana; our dining room server, Dharia; and the fourth floor ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Family Suite with Balcony


First TA and first solo cruise!

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taylorna
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I have never been to Spain! (sounds like a great song lyric) This was such a great deal, and the itinerary couldn't be beat. The staff was fantastic, from the MDR to the Room Steward (thank you, Joseph, for all the hard work)., to Guest Services, to the Entertainment. This was the most amazing trip of my life, to date. There was some wear on the upholstered chairs in the Colony Club, but ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


Relaxing Transatlantic Cruising!

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DBW617
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Love transatlantic cruising for the opportunity to "unplug" and truly relax. We started in Barcelona which was interesting this year due to the demonstrations over the secession movement. We had a challenge getting to our hotel because of blocked roads. We had to walk the last half mile to the hotel with all of our luggage. Also witnessed a huge demonstration/rally in Cathedral Plaza....many ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


Great cruise, Brilliance was a great way to cross the Atlantic.

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Mak54
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

-- Chef's table was awesome, best food experience ever. - all staff was friendly and very helpful. - loved it so much rebooked in April for Galveston to Barcelona. Only wish it were on the Brilliance. - Most of the ports were great to walk around in even great if you did not book any excursions. - Staff planned activities kept you as involved as you wanted to be. - Cabin was ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Not a fan of Royal Caribbean after just one cruise!

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JillandJim
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I choose this cruise because of the price, the itinerary, and I'd never cruised on RC before. And I won't be back. RC- if you do NOTHING else, you must institute a seminar for First Time RC Cruisers ONLY. Have one per each 5 days at sea. (Let's face it - the longer the cruise, the older the passenger, the more we need review!) This seminar should be all about the loyalty program. During this ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Not as good as we are used to on RCCL

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DrSherrieND
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We cruise with RCCL a lot. This cruise was not quite up to the usual standard. The ship had quite a few minor cosmetic issues as well as some mechanical ones ... some of the touch screens didn't function as designed; hot water was not "quite" hot in the room, and varied in temperature during the shower; the tv was mounted in such a way that it had to be moved every time we wanted to open one ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Transatlantic Crossing with lots of sea days

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Virginia Dude
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Barcelona departure on a 14 day crossing to Tampa. Excellent food, lots of daytime events, good evening entertainment. The ship is large enough to have many things to do but not so big as to be lost in a flood of humanity. Several shows, including two musical/dance acts, comic, ventriloquist, tenors, "Sammy Davis" type Las Vegas show, and an unbelievably funny juggler. The Captain and crew ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


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