Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean

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3 out of 5

Worst buffet ever!!

Sail Date: January 02, 2008

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

The Brilliance of the Seas is a beautiful ship. However, we were greatly disappointed in the luncheon buffet - sometimes inedible, and the buffet for breakfast was just average. They ran out of bathrobes for us, and had septic system problems. The casino had a few non-smoking nights and that was great. The show with Marty Allen and his wife Karon Kate was fantastic. Everyone was talking about it. It was a pleasant surprise since the other shows were not so good. Loved the Jewel of the Seas, so I guess our problems were with the particular ship and not the cruiseline.

Pros: The main attraction show

Cons: the food

Recommends Brilliance of the Seas? No.

Food and Dining
Again, buffets were poor. Dinner was good.
Ship Quality
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Tour company took us to the wrong Sandals resort location which was very disappointing. They refunded 50% of tour fee, but we didn't get to see the beautiful beaches we expected.
Curacao
We took the trolley tour. It was the most boring tour wehad ever been on. Very disappointed since we had never been to Curacao before and wanted to see more of the island. There is nothing to see in the city other than various government buildings and offices.
Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
We loved the private island. The beach was beautiful and we were supplied with umbrellas and lounges free of charge. The barbeque lunch was below average. The worst part is that we were literally ATTACKED by the vendors wanting to sell their wares. We wanted to shop, but they made it too uncomfortable to do so. We literally had to run away from them. Much too aggressive!!
Oranjestad, Aruba
Went on a $29 per person trip to a beach. We were told we could rent umbrellas and lounges there. The cost was $20-$25 for the umbrella and $10 each for the lounges. $100 to go to the beach not including food!!!!


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