VERY LOYAL ROYAL CARIBBEAN PASSENGERS DISAPPOINTED

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

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Brilliance of the Seas

12 Night Scandinavia & Russia (Harwich Roundtrip)

Sail Date: June 11, 2015

Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

Cabin Type: Suite

Cabin Number: 1100

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

I'm in the 3rd level (Emerald) of Royal's loyalty program(Crown & Anchor) but I felt like Royal Caribbean was "nickle & dimming" me throughout the cruise. Very expensive alcoholic beverages--fees for soft drinks & "real" orange juice. Very expensive wifi connections vs free at McDonalds. Fee to visit ship's kitchen. $35/person to dine in specialty restaurants."Terrible" payouts on slots in casino.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Alcoholic beverages very expensive - mixed drinks = $14 - wine = $12/glass. Specialty restaurants are great. Main dining room = good.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Previous Royal cruise entertainment has been "Vegas" quality. This cruise = "Amateur Hour"

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ports Of Call

Harwich (London), England

3 out of 5

Copenhagen, Denmark

5 out of 5

Tallinn, Estonia

5 out of 5

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

5 out of 5

Helsinki, Finland

5 out of 5

Stockholm, Sweden

5 out of 5

Skagen, Denmark

5 out of 5
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