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Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Brilliance of the Seas

12 Night Mediterranean Featuring Venice (Barcelona Roundtrip)

Sail Date: June 08, 2010

Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Review Summary

Overall this was a beautiful ship and great food with o.k. service. We had several instances where we were helped with issues but took hours of our vacation time to resolve(ie. internet, laundry). Many shuttles from port to town were at our expense instead of provided free and in some instances free buses were around the corner and we didn't know til after we paid($26.00 X 8) for a water taxi in Venice. Communication was not very open in the programs about what was going on. Would recommend if all the facts are know up front.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports Of Call

Venice, Italy

5 out of 5
Must take a gondola ride.

Cannes, France

5 out of 5

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

5 out of 5
Must take the train to Rome.

Naples, Italy

5 out of 5
Must take the boat to Capri.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

5 out of 5

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

5 out of 5
Must rent a car and drive to Flornce and Pisa.

Corfu, Greece

3 out of 5

Pros: The itinerary was fabulous

Cons: Royal Caribbean has too many extra charges for things that are free on others

Recommends Brilliance of the Seas? Yes!

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