Boat & Staff were Great, Food & Shows Lacking

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
4 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 18, 2016
Ship: Brilliance of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 9538
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

The entire staff was always friendly and energetic! The boat was very nice. Cocktails and coffee were great! However, if food is a big focus of your trip, you may want to look at another ship. I know the new thing is to go to the specialty restaurants but that shouldn't mean the rest of us get so so food. The buffet didn't have much variety, (made to order eggs were good) and the dinning room was pretty bland, really, how do you mess up dessert? We went to one specialty restaurant, Izumi, and it was really good! Also, the shows were quite lack luster... heard the one show we missed was the best :( Comedian was quite funny! 

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Room was bigger than expected. Loved having a balcony! Great spot close to stairs & elevator to the pool.

Ship Tip

Have to get up early if you want a spot near the pool. Spicy margarita at Rita's Cantina is delicious!

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