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Miami Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Panama Canal and Much More

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Jsulli
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Long awaited trip for two 69 year old cruise folks. After driving from Eastern TN for a overnight stay at Vero Beach FL Resort, we had a relaxing drive to the port of Miami. We we parked at a local lot that shuttled us to the ship. Check IN at the Royal Caribbean terminal was very fast and we were on board by 11 AM. Waited at the pool for our room to be ready while the food crowd lined up to eat ...
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Sail Date: April 2008


Brilliance of the Sea - Transatlantic April 2008

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Lynnees
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Brilliance of the Seas - April 14/08 13 night Transatlantic This was our second cruise on the Brilliance, our first having been in 2004 in the Med. The Radiance class ships are our favorite. They are just the right size for us without being too big. We're not keen on the "shopping mall" effective of the Voyager size which is also not to say we wouldn't do one like that again. We arrived in ...
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Sail Date: April 2008

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Same cruise but with different itinerary!

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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CruiseKansas
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We sailed on the Brilliance March 14 , 2008 on the 10 day Caribbean & Panama Canal cruise. We cruise every two years. This was our 6th cruise overall and third with Royal Caribbean. Most recently in 2006 we were on the Brilliance for a 12 night Mediterranean cruise. Our expectations are not high nor are they low. We chose this itinerary, and thus also the ship, because we wanted Panama. This ...
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Sail Date: March 2008

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Not Brilliant but Brilliance

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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MOcruisers
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first RCCL cruise in 10 total cruises which include Princess,HAL, and Celebrity.We were very excited !!We are an active couple just turned 50 and have no loyalty to any particular line. EMBARKATION: A little slow with the usual folks cutting in line and holding up the process.Needs more seating in this nice terminal.Luggage was very slow to reach room and had to SEARCH and find 2 ...
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Sail Date: March 2008


CC Members Make A Cruise!

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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UCONN Women Rule
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Background - This was out 10th cruise - all with RCCL and second on Brilliance of the Seas. Hotel info - We arrived in Miami 2 days in advance and stayed at the J.W. Marriott, a beautiful hotel. The only problem is that it is located in the financial district of Miami and there were very few restaurants to select from. Ship info - as stated, this was our second cruise on Brilliance. She is going ...
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Sail Date: March 2008

Cabin Type: Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


not too good!

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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djdrcp
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Our Brilliance of the Seas was "below average", at best. On the plus side, the crew and entertainment were very good. The two alternative restaurants, Chops & Portofino were excellent in all respects. (there is an extra charge.That's about it! Regarding cabin selection, don't accept any cabins in the back quarter of the ship.Since there is no access to other decks in the stern area, you will ...
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Sail Date: March 2008


Best Cruise Ever

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Panama Canal & Central America

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nanika
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Having taken 7 cruises, this was our favorite. We are in our 50's. The ship is immaculate. The staff is incredibly helpful and happy. The entertainment at night was the best we have seen anywhere. Food very good but they only do souffle one night and lobster once. One lady was complaining about the plastic tongs in the buffet that they are hard to use. Give me a break! Portofino's well worth the ...
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Sail Date: February 2008


Brillance of the Seas - Great Itinerary... Ok Ship

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alimcg
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Well this was my 3rd cruise and my boyfriends 1st so we both had our ideas of how hoped it would turn out. Overall we enjoyed ourselves and would recommend this itinerary in a heartbeat but would NOT travel on this ship again. As it turns out we were told that Brilliance of the Seas will be going over to Europe permanently and I am hoping they decide to dry dock it for a bit to do some much need ...
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Sail Date: February 2008

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony


Brilliance bargain

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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terrytallent1
First Time Cruiser • Age 2020s

We sailed on a 12 day Med cruise on the Brilliance in May 2006. When the opportunity came along to book a post New Years 9 night cruise with a 55+ discount for and inside cabin I cancelled any plans to do a New Years cruise. In addition I use the Royal Caribbean credit card and had built up $550 in credits to apply to the cruise. We already planned to visit relatives in Florida for Christmas so we ...
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Sail Date: January 2008

Cabin Type: Large Ocean View Stateroom


Lovely ship and cruise; improvements needed

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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Goldengram
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

My husband and I are both seniors who have cruised over 40 times since 1990. The Brilliance was our 24th cruise on RCI. We flew into MIA the night before and arrived at the pier the next day about 11:30 A.M. As Diamond Club members we assumed we would be among the first to check in but this was far from being the case. The line for Platinum/Diamond/Suites was much longer than the line for Deck 8 ...
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Sail Date: January 2008


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