Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Transatlantic

Contributor Level: Third Mate

4-6 cruises


Helpful Votes

2 out of 5

A first timer on Royal Carribean

Sail Date: April 30, 2014

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

The decor is very poor.  Plastic plants are found in many areas. Ships lay out was poor. The food was not very good.  Many meals were sent back to the kitchen. No hand cream in the cabins. Little personal touches are missing. Buffet is closed for several hours between meal times. You can't even get a roll if you are late getting up. They are highly interested in selling you excursions and additional cruises. No local ground transport info was offered. When arriving in Harwich no ground transport info was offered. They would be happy to sell you a ride on their bus into London.

The good.... The shows were excellent. The cruise director is amazing. Clodagh O'Connor ‏aka Hello Clo,  a lovely Irish lady, was wonderful at her job.

Your cabin is cleaned twice a day.

Food and Dining
Service and Staff
Few free activities, as stated above the shows were very good.
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Tampa, Florida
Easy on, fairy quick
Boston, Massachusetts
Free wifi on the dock.
Cobh (Cork), Ireland
Beautiful port! Easy on and off. Free wifi in the small coffee shops
Cherbourg, France
20 minute walk to shopping. Cute village like. free wifi in town.
Zeebrugge (Bruges), Belgium
No free wifi in port. Very far from anything! You need to take a bus into town. If there were free /low cost buses it was a secret.
Harwich (London), England
Ship docks across the street from the train station. You have to change trains once to get into reach of the underground.


Don't go if you want to feel like you are being pampered.

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