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Transatlantic Brilliance of the Seas Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

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1500 reviews
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Window in an ocean view. It has a little space just the right size for a 7
Windjammer cafe. Good food! Crowded at meal times, but wonderful carving st
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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


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


Disappointing

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Drbasic55
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

It was our 50th anniversary and we thought a repositioning cruise would be a great experience. On previous cruises we have always eaten in the dining room for all our meals. We found the food to be cold. My omelets were incomplete, only half of my omelette had filling in it. We tried it again when we gave our review on the ship and they asked us to try breakfast again. The food was still ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Great Transatlantic Cruise!

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71Bruin
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We love long cruises with lots of sea days and this cruise did not disappoint. We sailed from Tampa Bay to Amsterdam, seeing ports that we had yet to visit. The 8 sea days to begin the cruise were a wonderful way to really relax and kick off our month long vacation. We have sailed a lot on RCI, have attained Diamond Plus status, and really do like the Radiance Class ships in Royal's fleet. ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Atlantic Crossing to Amsterdam

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John kupfer
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our third crossing and thoroughly enjoyed the Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Sea conveniences as well as the fantastic attitude of the ship's staff. We sailed form Tampa to Ireland and Belgium and ended in Amsterdam. We stayed on the ship back to back on the Baltic cruise visiting Denmark, Sweden, Estonia, Finland, Russia and Amsterdam. Total of 28 days. The Atlantic crossing was ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Junior Suite Accessible


Improved Food Quality and Variety

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terdor
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are Diamond members with RCI so have quite a few cruises under our belts. The service on ALL RCI cruises are beyond expectations. They really go out of their way to earn your loyalty. Have to say that the food quality and variety have greatly improved over time - thanks to honest and vocal guests. We've also enjoyed their entertainment immensely on this particular cruise. However, the ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Fantastic Transatlantic with a few Issues

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jclinard
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I wished to go on a TA going west and after careful consideration I opted for a 16 day trip on Brilliance of the Seas. It left from Amsterdam, visited four ports in Ireland and one in the Azores before a seven day / night crossing. I was in stateroom 3042 (outside view). I was happy with it. I also elected Anytime Dining. I usually ate late, as I hate fighting crowds for either dinner or the ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Tired ship

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imaproctor
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Just got back from 16 days on the Brilliance. Our stateroom was so tired. Furniture was scuffed, needed replacing or refurbished. The bathroom had an odor we couldn't identify, sort of like mold. The main dining room needs more variety. Food was mediocre. Some of the entertainment was good, other so-so. I had a good time, but I began to feel like I was in steerage, no amenities in the ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


We sailed too early to miss winter storms

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jimobrien
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The transatlantic cruise was on my wife's bucket list. 8 days of open ocean until we hit the Azores. A bit long, but put a couple books back on the shelf after reading them during the crossing. The refrigerator in our superior ocean view with balcony never got fixed the whole cruise even though we let the stateroom attendant know about it. Schooner bar was staffed with two competent bartenders, ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Royal Wow!

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Lisakauai
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Originally we chose this cruise because of a crew member who was trying to get on it. He didn't... but we were booked. The plan was to disembark in Amsterdam, spend 17 days on the ground and sail back on Mariner of the Seas on May 7th. She was heading to drydock but the leg was canceled and she went to drydock early. So... we flew into Tampa the night before. Easily and efficiently boarded the ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


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