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Overview: This ship has fairly decent interior fit and finish. Holland America Line constantly fine-tunes its performance as a cruise operator and regular passengers, almost all North American, find its ships comfortable and well-run.


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Cruise Reviews - Royal Caribbean Cruises - Brilliance of the Seas

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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 24th May 2011
All I can say is "what a bargain". For a price tag of just £539 I would have been silly to have ignored this 16 day Dubai to Barcelona cruise. Yes I enjoyed myself. My stateroom... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 22nd May 2011
A very enjoyable cruise from Dubai to Oman, Cochin, and Mumbai in India before heading back to Dubai. The Restaurant service and quality of food was excellent. The Ship, Brilliance of the Seas... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 20th May 2011
The ship was clean and well maintained.We had a disabled cabin which was excellent and the catered very well for people in wheel chairs. However, the transit from airport to ship was not very well... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 17th May 2011
A lovely cruise. We had not expected the sea to be so calm. We were blockaded out of Goa by fishermen which was a real shame. It was our first time with Royal Carribean. Our only niggle was the... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Mediterranean
By on 16th May 2011
I have just returned from Brilliance of the Seas repositioning cruise from Dubai to Barcelona. A fantastic trip around the UAE - an area which is new to us. Then off through the Suez Canal -... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 14th May 2011
What a fantastic cruise this was, cabins were very spacious, although we did have a suite. Ports of call were good and bad but that's just personal choice. One port which was not on itenenary, La... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 8th May 2011
Though not originally intended, Royal Caribbean set a new record on this cruise for the number of consecutive sea days that they have undertaken. The events in Egypt earlier in the year meant a... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 3rd May 2011
A great cruise. As mentioned in other reviews, the check in process with the Indian Immigration forms was a bit of a pain - especially after the hassle of actually getting an Indian Visa before... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 25th Apr 2011
We cruised with my parents (mum celebrated her 70th birthday on board) and 17year old daughter. Our journey started with an overnight flight from Birmingham with Emirates, we were able to choose... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 24th Apr 2011
The overnight LGW/Dubai Emirates flight was a ‘killer’ start to our holiday. Departing LGW 2100 hrs arriving 0715 next day and then transferring to the Hyatt for breakfast/check-in was... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 22nd Apr 2011
Booked cruise on Brilliance of the Seas in Sept 2009. We were going to join with a dance cruise group (58 of us) and were travelling to Heathrow for the flight to Dubai with 4 other friends.... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Indian Ocean
By on 22nd Apr 2011
Like a reviewer from Scotland of the previous cruise over this route, for some reason it didn't quite hit the spot. Anyhow, down to detail. My wife and I have done 20 or more cruises before but are... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 22nd Apr 2011
This is the first time we have sailed with Royal Caribbean thought we would give them a try as we really needed a bit of sun (live in Scotland) after the really nasty winter we all had. We have... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Indian Ocean
By on 17th Apr 2011
Having sailed the Gulf with RCL last year in the Brilliance of the Sea booked to sail on the same ship on the lines first ever cruise to India, returning last week. The ship has several good... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 16th Apr 2011
We did the 12 night Dubai to India Cruise, The 1st one RCI have done. We had to obtain visa's for India .. & were presented with a photocopy of our passport and & a landing card at each... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 13th Apr 2011
We went on the Brilliance of the Seas from Dubai to Oman and India. Very interesting destinations, but the ship let it down slightly. The entertainment was the poorest I have ever seen on a cruise... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 5th Apr 2011
This was our first Royal Caribbean cruise after several with Celebrity and we were keen to find out if there was much difference between the two, bearing in mind that they were essentially the same... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 4th Apr 2011
Just returned from dubai cruise with rccl brilliance of the seas we have been on this ship twice before round the med what a difference 1 year on the ship has that many cut backs its like cruising... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 1st Apr 2011
We have just returned from a cruise on Brilliance of the Seas. We arrived in Dubai after an overnight flight from London and checked into the Premiere Lodge Dubai Airport early in the morning and... Read More »
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES / Brilliance of the Seas / Dubai
By on 1st Apr 2011
This was an interesting experience. The ship was a lot smaller than the ones we had previously been on. Was very nice but failed to have the wow factor. Nice outdoor areas and always managed to get... Read More »
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