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Brilliance of the Seas Review

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My first disappointment with Royal Caribbean

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to the Western Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Jan 2015
Cabin: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Though I only have a few reviews here, I am nearing my 30th cruise right now and at least eight have been with Royal Caribbean (RC). Firstly, overall, it was still enjoyable and nothing horrible happened to ruin my vacation but there was a series of "little things" that I noticed on this trip that left me feeling that this was the turning point of always loving RC to them becoming an "average" cruise line.

My last one with them was recent, in November of 2014 from Fort Lauderdale on the Liberty of the Seas and I thoroughly enjoyed that cruise and it lived up to my RC expectations. Thus, with only two months since that trip, I was a little surprised by those "little things". However, before I start with those, let me first point out the positives:

- I found that the ship was extremely well cleaned.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin E2

It was smaller than I expected and the only thing that made up for it was the large balcony. There was plenty of storage and I think even for two it would be fine. The tiny loveseat had seen better days and a replacement needs to take place. Aside from the space and location, it was not a bad cabin.

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