Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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5 out of 5

Pleasantly surprised

Sail Date: April 06, 2015

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Balcony

Our very first cruise ever for 3 family members -- middle aged couple and 18 year old daughter -- was great.  Service, staff, food, and activities offered were beyond expectation.  The only disappointment was in the "My Time" dining arrangement, which is all that was left when we made a late cruise booking; the line to be seated for our 7:30 reservation time was consistently long in an inefficiently-cooled corridor, and we were typically seated 20 -30 minutes after our assigned time.  Next time, we will make every effort to secure early seating at 6 pm before dining gets backed up.  Once seated, though, food and service are superb.  The extra expense for a deck 7 balcony room was well worth it for the view, privacy, and feeling of extended cabin space.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Wait time for My Time DIning was too long, in an overcrowded, hot corridor
Service and Staff
ROsa, cabinattendant, and Joe Marie, Anthony, and Roy in the Main DIning room were knowledgeable, amiable and attentive
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Turtle farm tour of Cayman and Jeep Tour of Cozumel (booked thorugh US Ariway excusions) were enjoyable
Cabin / Stateroom

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