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Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Reviews: 5
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Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
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Brilliance of the Seas

4 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 28, 2019

Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

Cabin number: 3014

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Highly recommend for a quick 4 day cruise. Shout Out to Casino Royal who comped the hell out of our tickets, (the wife's a gambler). Thank You

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Less than 10 minutes from stepping out of my car, till walking on board. OUTSTANDING

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Royal has the best food of the 5 cruise lines I've sailed.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Most activities we attended were good, EXCEPT the Casino was very poorly ventilated and contained entirely to many slots and not enough card tables, resulting in no place to walk or stand.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Outstanding orchestra

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our waiters Maria & Alfredo were wonderful. The entire staff was great.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Everything was clean, however we did not like the casino layout or design.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Smaller than usual, but that's okay, just a place to sleep.

Ship tip

Always try the "Drink of the Day". They were very fruity and affordable.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

5 out of 5
FASTEST embarkation and debarkation we have experienced in 25 years of cruising.

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Nice clean port, tons of shopping. Had a fantastic time at the Chocolate, Tacos & Tequila excursion. A very good tequila tasting session with lots of quality tequila after.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Fastest ever, even Customs was fast.
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