Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

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2-3 cruises


Helpful Votes

4 out of 5

Good Cruise

Sail Date: September 04, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Overall the ship was great; excellent service with great food and accomodations. Cruising is a great way to see the world and Royal Carribean does a great job. Compared to other cruise lines, however, the internet access is very slow and very costly. There could be a lot of improvement in that regard. Also, they even squeeze their captive passengers for water to drink. Drinking water is a necessity of life not a convenience or extra. At least one bottle of potble water per passenger should be provided daily. RCI wants money for even that.

Pros: Ports of Call

Cons: Royal Carribean charging for water to drink; slow and expensive internet

Recommends Brilliance of the Seas? Yes!

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
The cruise was exceptional in this regard. Ship staff work without reservation to serve you well and make you feel satisfied. For example, they will order special items for you in the dinning room; remember you by name and what your preferences are. Truly good in this regard.
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Piraeus (Athens), Greece
Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France
Salerno (Naples), Italy
Santorini, Greece
Fantastically beautiful, ,peaceful and calm. We will go there directly again to spend some time there.
Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
Great if you like history and Biblical sites such as Ephesus, Smyrna, etc. whici I do and made this visit very worthwhile. Otherwise the city of Kisadasi is nothing but a tourist trap and has nothing of value.
Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

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