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Embarkation was smooth and quick, as was disembarkation. We had an interior cabin. My daughter and her two children shared a room and we could barely move. It was extremely small and the beds were hard. But outside of the cabin, where you only go to sleep and get dressed, the ship was full of things to do and tons of entertainment. The shows were excellent as were the entertainers. There was always something to do. We had an 8 year old with us that went to Adventure Ocean, a children's activity place offered by Royal Caribbean. We had a hard time tearing him away every day and he couldn't wait to go each day. The main dining food was just ok, but the servers were very friendly and attentive. The food in the Windjammer was also ok, but service was great! In Cozumel, we visited a place called Tortugas Beach. On the street near the port, we found a man who offered us lunch, snorkeling gear, WIFI and a few other things for $25 each. The 8 year old was free. Well worth the $25 and a $12 taxi ride about 10 minutes away. The place is a huge tiki hut where I sat while they snorkeled. The food was good and they offered a host of drinks. In Key West we visited Ripley's Believe it or Not at $16.99 per person. We really enjoyed that. We had lunch at Conk Shack. We got Frozen Daquiri's at Fat Tuesday's. We had coffee at Starbucks. It was a great port to visit. Our overall experience was Very Good and we will definitely do this trip again.

Brilliance of the Seas Was Full of Guest Interaction and Entertainment

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review by smrbreez047

Trip Details
Embarkation was smooth and quick, as was disembarkation. We had an interior cabin. My daughter and her two children shared a room and we could barely move. It was extremely small and the beds were hard. But outside of the cabin, where you only go to sleep and get dressed, the ship was full of things to do and tons of entertainment. The shows were excellent as were the entertainers. There was always something to do. We had an 8 year old with us that went to Adventure Ocean, a children's activity place offered by Royal Caribbean. We had a hard time tearing him away every day and he couldn't wait to go each day. The main dining food was just ok, but the servers were very friendly and attentive. The food in the Windjammer was also ok, but service was great! In Cozumel, we visited a place called Tortugas Beach. On the street near the port, we found a man who offered us lunch, snorkeling gear, WIFI and a few other things for $25 each. The 8 year old was free. Well worth the $25 and a $12 taxi ride about 10 minutes away. The place is a huge tiki hut where I sat while they snorkeled. The food was good and they offered a host of drinks. In Key West we visited Ripley's Believe it or Not at $16.99 per person. We really enjoyed that. We had lunch at Conk Shack. We got Frozen Daquiri's at Fat Tuesday's. We had coffee at Starbucks. It was a great port to visit. Our overall experience was Very Good and we will definitely do this trip again.
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Cabin 8023
Went on this cruise with my daughter and her two children, ages 8 and 21. Her daughter slept on the love seat as the overhead bed that dropped from the ceiling was extremely uncomfortable as was the lower bed I slept in. If you like a hard bed, our room would have been perfect. Our room attendant was wonderful. I can't say enough good things about Ali.
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