Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Contributor Level: Third Mate

7+ cruises


Helpful Votes

2 out of 5


Sail Date: October 26, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

I have sailed with RCI many times and have always enjoyed it..  This time it was different.  We enjoyed ourselves because we were away.  RCI has made numerous cut backs, some small and suttle, others much more noticable.  Example it was very difficult to find a server on the pool deck for drinks,  ususally you had to fight them off.  At lunch, at the buffet, it was impossible to find anything to make a plain old sandwich that didn't already have mayo or cheese.  This cruise is a much older group of people but food was heavy, greasy, spicey, and after a few days hard to tolerate.  Sliced turkey or chicken was impossible to get.. When serving bagels they always had salmon or lox on the buffet, now if you know to you have to ask for it.  The shows were great, the ship is still fun but just not up to their standards.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
food was tasty. see review, sevice in dinning room was excellent,
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Children's Programs n/a
Onboard Activities
Chlo is a great cruise director.
Destinations and Excursions
lovely Islands
Boston, Massachusetts
live just outside of Boston
Basseterre, St. Kitts
have toured before
Castries, St. Lucia
have toured before
Bridgetown, Barbados
have been before
Willemstad, Curacao
Took a 2 hour tour beautiful island
Oranjestad, Aruba
have been here before
Tampa, Florida
just went to airport


Great for relaxing, and socializing

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