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No one getting service at seats making the bar crowded. Had to get up to get my own drink. Seemed like no real functioning serving sections or company over stretching the sections causing poor service.
Was pushed to buy carpets here in a closed room. The purpose was to go to the ruins, but they decided our time and entry fee was not important
Santorini was to visit 2 cities only given an hour in each city which seemed like a trick to impulse buy things where we were left.
Wonderland and chop only good spots to eat  but other ships do it better
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Covid testing

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Jimbo63249
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Royal Caribbean have now introduced a fifty five dollar covid testing for every passenger doing a back to back cruise. Although it had cost us sixty euros for both of us to get a covid test at Rome airport to embark on the cruise in the first place, RCL have now introduced this extortionate charge for passengers doing a back to back cruise (two one week cruises in our case). So please be aware of ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Lots of work to be done

Review for Rhapsody of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Bobtrace
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

I apologize in advance for the length of this review. We chose this cruise due to the ports of call and based on the past experience we had on a Royal Caribbean Med cruise. Unfortunately, this time paled in comparison to our previous trip. I recognize that this was the first sailing of Rhapsody of the Seas since Covid but being as it was the last ship in the RC fleet to launch, you would have ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Lower quality than previous cruises with RCCL

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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jollyrhino
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

My wife and chose this cruise ship/date because we had a credit that we needed to use and the times worked for us. I've been on many RCCL cruises in the past and this one seemed off. I'm not sure if it was because of Covid skewed rules or if because this was the last sailing before the ship was going off to dry dock. We both agreed the food was awful on this cruise. We only ate at the Main dining ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


MDR atmosphere on Royal

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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SetAnOpenCourse
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was my third cruise with RCCL. I've been on about eighteen cruises on five different cruise lines. The ship and crew were excellent. I’d especially like to sail on Brilliance or her sister ships again, as the full promenade was great for walks and enjoying the sea. However, RCCL will be below several other cruise lines on the list of options. Why? Because, although the great majority ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Exceeded our expectations!

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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May B
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had a Crystal cruise booked for February which was cancelled when they ceased operations. Brilliance of the Seas is one of several options out of our very own Tampa cruise port, and this five day appealed to us. When I stepped off Brilliance, 25 months ago, from a cruise with three cousins, I told my husband I thought he’d like this ship, so I was delighted to see a schedule that would work for ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Brilliance Cruise!

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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seanugget
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We were on the March 19-24, 2022 cruise out of Tampa. This was our first time on Brilliance. We recently moved to the area and decided to take this cruise because it's only 30 minutes to the port from our home and we really like RCCL. We booked a Grand Suite so we had priority boarding. We opted for the valet parking which is well worth the cost. Even if you don't do the valet, there is a parking ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


Worth it to book the UDP great staff.

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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40luv
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose the cruise after Covid canceled our original cruise. We utilized the “lift and shift.” The ship needs some TLC but the crew is wonderful. I understand the ship is scheduled for dry dock - that’s good. The balcony cabins need attention. Our cabin steward, Jeremy, was wonderful. The UDP - totally worth it. If you dine at Giovanni- get the Osso buco. The UDP included 5 dinners ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Happy to be back cruising!

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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finsup01
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We returned to cruising for the first time since the covid shutdown by doing back-to-back- to- back cruises on the Brilliance of the Seas starting on February 10 and ending on February 24. Because we are so excited to get back to cruising, we choose to emphasis the positive and not nit-pick too much about things that provide opportunities for improvement for RCL. First, the cruises left from ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Wonderful cruise

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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dmk30
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was my first free cruise through Club Royale. Thank you. We left out of Tampa on the Brilliance. Was a wonderful cruise. Only around 1,100 passengers. Not crowded anywhere. Still had to wear masks but it was ok. All the crew were fantastic. Ship very clean. Room steward, Javier, very friendly, made you feel at home. Shows were great. You were served by crew in the Windjammer. All was good. ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


5 Day Tampa to Mexico

Review for Brilliance of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Frogmaster
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

It's convenient for me to sail from Tampa and I really like the Brilliance and other Radiance class. The ship is 20 years old but we'll cared for. Constant sanitizing and polishing was being done. The Radiance class best asset are the sea views from public areas. Window and glass abundant. Crew told us the Brilliance is going into drydock for updates in a couple of months. Due to covid ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


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