Baltic highlights

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 20

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Brilliance of the Seas

12 Night Baltic (Amsterdam Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 03, 2018

Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 3516

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Our 12 day Baltic’s cruise was so enjoyable. With 5 port days in a row though it was tiring, but a once in a lifetime trip.


5 out of 5
Very quick process and helpful staff.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The service in the main dining room were great. Huge shoutout to Anthony the head waiter. He was always checking everything was ok. He even called my room when we hadn’t been to the main dining room for dinner a few days in a row just to check everything was ok. We went to Chops Grille and Giovanni’s Table and were disappointed with the service in both. The staff here seemed more interested in talking t each other than looking after the customers, which was very different from my previous experiences.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
The solarium was always busy,so better get there early and plan to spend the day on sailing days. Outside pool wasn’t used much because the weather wasn’t so good.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Be nice to the girls in the photo studio. Some people speak really awfully to them demanding they take a million photos for their group, even when there is a huge line of others waiting.

Ports of call

Amsterdam, Netherlands

4 out of 5
We spent three days here before and after the cruise. Enjoyed the city but not in any rush to go back.

Skagen, Denmark

4 out of 5
A pretty little town with plenty of time here. We walked from the ship all the way to Grenen point and then across to the western side of the area before heading back into Skagen. An enjoyable day.

Tallinn, Estonia

5 out of 5
Beautiful town. We were here for the medieval days festival which made the town exciting.

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

4 out of 5
We did the 2 day Grand tour with Alla tours. Our guide Julia was Incredible and shared many facts. There was a lot to see and we were definitely on the go all the days.

Helsinki, Finland

5 out of 5
We walked from the port into th city, which didn’t take very long, and then had a relaxed day drinking to our much wine.

Stockholm, Sweden

5 out of 5
My favorite port in the Baltic’s. It was so beautiful sailing in and out with all the islands and beautiful summer homes.

Copenhagen, Denmark

4 out of 5
No excursion needed here. Again the ship was docked close to the city, just a short walk past the little mermaid statue to Nyhaven area.


5 out of 5

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