Traveling the British Isles

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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Brilliance of the Seas

13 Night British Isles (Amsterdam Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 15, 2018

Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9616

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Ship personnel extremely friendly yet unabtrusive. Some ports were hard/long to get to.


3 out of 5
Our embarkation experience began on a high note with our placing our luggage through an opening to go to our rooms. The experience deteriorated quickly as we were herded into a checkin line that was labeled for Diamond, Emerald, and Gold members. To 'progress to check in took nearly an hour. On all previous cruises Diamond members were in line with Diamond Plus members and the line moved more quickly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 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

Ship tip

Enjoy the ship and the staff. Don't be afraid to ask questions,

Ports of call

Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5

Edinburgh, Scotland

4 out of 5

Invergordon (Inverness & Loch Ness), Scotland

4 out of 5

Greenock (Glasgow), Scotland

4 out of 5
Difficult to 'get to'. The train ride was enough - there was no need to take have a bus ride up and down the mountain side.

Dublin, Ireland

5 out of 5
This port was/is extremely clean and easy to get around, People were extremely friendly and helpful/

Holyhead, Wales

4 out of 5

Cobh (Cork), Ireland

5 out of 5
People were extremely helpful as well as pleasant.

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

4 out of 5
Wish we could have had a stop/visit to Normandy.

Dover (London), England

4 out of 5


5 out of 5
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