Tampa to Amsterdam 2019

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Transatlantic

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Brilliance of the Seas

15 Night Transatlantic Eastbound (Tampa To Amsterdam)

Sail date: May 04, 2019

Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 1048

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

If you love sea days, this is the cruise to take. The ports were excellent too.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Dining room was excellent, especially salad bar at lunch on sea days.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Did not participate.


5 out of 5
Musicians were wonderful. Did not attend stage shows.

Art Gallery

2 out of 5

The location was not accessible. After registering no one could enter and there was nowhere to go. Table needed to be by elevators and people needed to be allowed to enter and browse.

Children's Programs

No children on cruise with us.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Room steward was great, waiters were awesome, good bar staff.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very well maintained older ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Delightful size, comfort and cleanliness.

Ship tip

Enjoy the ship and the friendly crew.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

5 out of 5
Love Tampa, No excursion.

Ponta Delgada, Azores

5 out of 5
Walked to Military museum in old fort. Fascinating!

Dunmore East (Waterford), Ireland

5 out of 5
Excellent tour to Kilkenny with lunch and Waterford workshop tour.

Cobh (Cork), Ireland

5 out of 5
No excursion. Walked to cathedral and attended Titanic experience. Great Irish coffee and pizza lunch.

Zeebrugge (Bruges), Belgium

5 out of 5
Excellent walking tour of Bruges with lots of history. Needed whisper technology with size of group.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5
Did excursion on our own after ship left. Wonderful city for walking and canal cruises.


5 out of 5
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