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Brilliance of the Seas Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1516 reviews
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Tired ship

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Transatlantic
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10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Sep 2018
Cabin: Ocean View Balcony

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 stateroom. No lotion in the bathroom, no pen and paper in the desk. But what I did like was the amount of storage. Large closet with shelves for shoes, etc. Vanity had six nice sized drawers. The bathroom had one mirror that opened so one could see the back of their hair. The mirrors over the vanity opened up for storage. The stewards, waiters, all the folks serving our needs were excellent and wanted to please. Ports were excellent. The captain plotted course to avoid hurricane Florence entirely. The overall feeling was that Royal Caribbean is cutting expenses to the bone.

Cabin Review

Ocean View Balcony

Cabin 1D

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Port Reviews

Cobh (Cork)

Blarney Castle and Kinsale was very good visit

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