It was an okay cruise

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 7
Helpful Votes: 58

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
Brilliance of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 07, 2019

Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9038

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

The cruise was great. The water was calm going and on return. The staff was friendly and courteous. The ports of call were ok but we had to tender a lot and we rather dock. The food was good but tasted better on other Royal Caribbean ships.


4 out of 5
Great, no lines because we came early.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food was good but better on other ships of royal Caribbean.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
We did fitness center every day and rock climbing wall and golf.

Jogging Track

5 out of 5

Great jogging track. Great view of the ocean from all points.

Jewelry Shop

5 out of 5

Excellent selection of jewelry and not too bad of price.


5 out of 5
Great talent aboard this ship. The singer and dancers were great and the orchestra were excellent!

Concierge Club

5 out of 5

The bar staff was excellent. The concierge was attentive and friendly.

Children's Programs

No kids on this trip.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our room Stewart was excellent his name is Peejay.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The ship needs to be updated.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was a good size and balcony was also.

Ship tip

Try and get your room near an elevator. There’s a long walk if you don’t.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida Did not visit port

Port of entry and embarkation.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

3 out of 5
It’s ok but not much to only water activities.

Belize City, Belize Did not visit port

It’s boring here.

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Love this place and the people are friendly.

George Town, Grand Cayman

3 out of 5
Not much to do here. Just a lot of banks.


5 out of 5
Quick and easy.
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