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The ship was beautiful and in good shape for a 10+ year old vessel. The public rooms were lovely, and the cabin, though small, was nicely appointed. The balcony was huge! The bar staff was quick and friendly, but service in the dining room was very slow. They seem to be responsible for too many tables and didn't have the time to form any real connections. The food was good, but nothing to write home about in the main dining room. The buffet food was as expected for a buffet and definitely worked for the purpose. The pools decks were nice and we never had issues finding a deck chair, even on the sea days. Embarkation and Debarkation was quick and easy. The shows were surprisingly good for a cruise ship. Manda, the performer in the piano bar, was fantastic. Overall, a great experience! We would definitely travel on the Brilliance again.

Great Trip!

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review by RussianWinter

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2018
  • Destination: Western Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony
The ship was beautiful and in good shape for a 10+ year old vessel. The public rooms were lovely, and the cabin, though small, was nicely appointed. The balcony was huge! The bar staff was quick and friendly, but service in the dining room was very slow. They seem to be responsible for too many tables and didn't have the time to form any real connections. The food was good, but nothing to write home about in the main dining room. The buffet food was as expected for a buffet and definitely worked for the purpose. The pools decks were nice and we never had issues finding a deck chair, even on the sea days. Embarkation and Debarkation was quick and easy. The shows were surprisingly good for a cruise ship. Manda, the performer in the piano bar, was fantastic. Overall, a great experience! We would definitely travel on the Brilliance again.
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Ocean View Balcony
Cabin 5D 7662
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