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Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Transatlantic

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Reviews: 9
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Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Brilliance of the Seas

16 Night Transatlantic Westbound (Amsterdam To Tampa)

Sail date: September 01, 2018

Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 1088

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

All cites enjoyed and loved the ship. We would do this transatlantic cruise again. There's so much to see and do at each stop.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


4 out of 5
Would have liked less of royal entertainment, but comedy and other entertainment brought on board was amazing!!!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All staff were friendly and always ready to help.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Old ship but clean and we enjoy the smaller ships.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Only complaint was the beds. Need to be replaced. Very old and uncomfortable. Staff was very good. Room clean and got everything we needed.

Ship tip

Helicopter pad great for viewing and pictures. Deck 5 forward

Ports of call

Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5
Watch out for bicyclist..LOL Beautiful city and friendly people. We used hop on hop off bus and boats for 2 days and loved it.

Dunmore East (Waterford), Ireland

5 out of 5
We visited the Abbey and learned alot. We love history. Country side was gorgeous.

Dublin, Ireland

5 out of 5
Used hop on hop off bus. Great choice took us everywhere we wanted to see. Toured the distillery for Jameson whisky and this was very informative and guide very friendly and fun.

Belfast, Northern Ireland

5 out of 5
Hop on hop off bus. It was more than we expected. Left city and took us out to a few stops. Wonderful lunch and local beer at Whites pub.

Cobh (Cork), Ireland

5 out of 5
Did castle and woolmarket. Great little town with shops and a post office.

Ponta Delgada, Azores

5 out of 5
Second time at this port. This time sunny weather so craters were beautiful.

Tampa, Florida

5 out of 5
Always plenty to see and do in Tampa.


5 out of 5
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