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Brilliance of the Seas

Brilliance of the Seas

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One of Royal Caribbean's beautiful Radiance Class cruise ships, Brilliance of the Seas can be found cruising throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East. While walking around this ship's seven-story glass-walled atrium and glass elevators, you're sure to appreciate the expert craftsmanship that went into it all.

Royal Caribbean allows their guests to choose between Traditional (assigned) and My Time (open) dining, giving them the flexibility and freedom to enjoy their vacation the way that they prefer to do so. On board Brilliance of the Seas, there's many dining venues. Among them are the multi-level main dining room, Windjammer Café (featuring buffet-style breakfasts and lunches, as well as restaurant-style dinners), the Seaview Café (which has outdoor seating), a couple of upscale, specialty restaurants, as well as 24-hour room service.

You should never run out of things to do on a Brilliance of the Seas cruise. Some of the most popular places to be on board this ship are the Pacifica Theatre (home to live shows on each night of your cruise, including Broadway-style production shows), the Solarium (an elegant space, with a swimming pool and whirlpool), the full-service spa (which includes a beauty salon) and fitness center, as well as an art gallery, library, internet cafe and photo gallery.

As far as accommodations go, there's a wonderful variety available on board Brilliance of the Seas. There are inside cabins, oceanviews, balconies, junior suites and full suites. Staterooms on this ship range in size from 165 all the way up to 1,001-square feet.

Brilliance of the Seas received many upgrades and additions during its 2013 refurbishment. These included an outdoor movie screen, R Bar, a pub, new dining venues (including Park Cafe, Chef's Table, Chops Grille, Giovanni's Table, Izumi Asian Cuisine, and Rita's Cantina), digital signage, pervasive Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and a nursery. Also during this process, Brilliance of the Seas received new stateroom accomodations, including a new Family Suite.

Brilliance of the Seas Facts

Ship Class: Radiance Class
Maiden Voyage: July 15, 2002
Refurbished Year: 2013
Tonnage (GRT): 90,090
Country of Registration: Bahamas
Guest Occupancy*: 2,112
Crew: 848
Length: 962 feet
Beam: 105.6 feet
Draft: 28 feet
Passenger Decks: 12
Cruising Speed: 25 knots

Staterooms
Total: 1,055
Suites, with balcony: 64
Ocean View, with balcony: 513
Ocean View, without balcony: 240
Inside, Atrium View: 0
Inside: 238

Dining Type: Traditional or My Time Dining

Casino: Yes

*Based on double occupancy (2,502 total guests)
Ship Highlights

Rock-Climbing Wall
If you're looking for a fun activity to take part in while on a Brilliance of the Seas cruise, consider trying out the large rock-climbing wall that's on board. There are paths of varying difficulty, so people of all skill levels (including beginners) should be able to have a great time scaling the wall.

Specialty Dining
There are two optional specialty restaurants on board Brilliance of the Seas, Chops Grille and Portofino. Chops Grille an excellent steakhouse that also features great seafood options, while Portofino is an upscale Italian restaurant with tasty cuisine and a fantastic wine list. Both of the specialty restaurants on board Brilliance of the Seas have a per person cover charge.

Casino Royale
If you're like to test your luck, check out Brilliance of the Seas' large casino. Among the possible games that you can take part in while on board are Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Video Poker, Caribbean Stud Poker, as well as a variety of slot machines.

The Colony Club
This is an entertainment space with four different, fun-packed clubs: The Bombay Billiard Club, Jakarta Lounge, Singapore Sling's and the Calcutta Card Club.

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Deals

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Jump to: Suites - Balconies - Oceanviews - Insides
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Royal Suite Royal Suite (Category RS)
Approximate Size: 951 square feet, with a 283 square foot balcony
Located on: Deck 10

Separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony, whirlpool bathtub, living room with king-size sofa bed, baby grand piano, and concierge service.
Two Bedroom Suite Two Bedroom Suite (Category FS and TS)
Approximate Size: 532 square feet, with a 195 square foot balcony
FS located on: Deck 10
TS located on: Decks 7, 8 and 9

Two bedrooms with twin beds that convert to king-size beds (one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed, private balcony, and concierge service.

To reserve this stateroom, please contact us (as it cannot be reserved by booking online).
Owner's Suite Owner's Suite (Category OS)
Approximate Size: 523 square feet, with a 64 square foot balcony
Located on: Deck 10

Queen-size bed, private balcony, private bathroom with whirlpool tub, double sinks, separate shower and bidet, separate living area with king-size sofa bed, and concierge service.
Grand Suite Grand Suite (Category GS)
Approximate Size: 387 square feet, with a 93 square foot balcony
Located on: Deck 10

Two twin beds (can convert into king-size), private balcony, sitting area (some with sofa bed), and concierge service.
Junior Suite Junior Suite (Category JS)
Approximate Size: 299 square feet, with a 66 square foot balcony
Located on: Deck 10

Two twin beds (can convert into king-size), private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area with sofa bed.

Please note: Staterooms 1098 and 1598 have obstructed views.

Some staterooms are handicap accessible.
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Superior Ocean View Stateroom

Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony (Categories D1 and D2)
Approximate Size:194 square feet, with a 45 square foot balcony
D1 located on: Decks 7, 8, 9 and 10
D2 located on: Decks 9 and 10

Two twin beds (can convert into king-size), private balcony, sitting area with sofa, and a private bathroom.

Please note: Category D1 staterooms 9252 and 9652 have a partially obstructed view.

Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony (Categories E1, E2 and E3)
Approximate Size: 167 square feet, with a 43 square foot balcony
E1 and E2 located on: Decks 7, 8, 9 and 10
E3 located on: Decks 7 and 8

Two twin beds (can convert into king-size), private balcony, sitting area, and a private bathroom.

Note: Staterooms 7064, 7066, 7142, 7170, 7564, 7506, 7670, 8058, 8060, 8558, 8560, 8162, 8164, 8662 & 8664 have partially obstructed view. Staterooms 7048, 7548, 7606, 7596, 8042, 8542, 8590, 8600, 9032 and 9532 have a smaller balcony.

Some staterooms are handicap accessible.
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Family Ocean View Stateroom Family Ocean View Stateroom (Category FO)
Approximate Size: 265 square feet
Located on: Decks 7 and 8

Two twin beds (can convert into king-size), additional bunk beds in separate area, separate sitting area with sofa bed, and a private bathroom with shower.

To reserve this stateroom, please contact us (as it cannot be reserved by booking online).
Large Ocean View Stateroom Large Ocean View Stateroom (Categories F, G, H and I)
Approximate Size: 164 square feet
F located on: Decks 4 and 7
G located on: Decks 2, 3 and 4
H located on: Deck 3, 4, 7, 8
I located on: Deck 2, 3

Two twin beds (can convert to king-size), sitting area with sofa, vanity area, and a private bathroom. Note: Ocean View Staterooms on Deck 2 have a porthole instead of a window.

Some staterooms are handicap accessible.
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Interior Stateroom Interior Stateroom (Categories K, L, M, N and Q)
Approximate Size: 165 square feet
K located on: Decks 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 and 10
L located on: Decks 2, 3, 4, 7, 9 and 10
M located on: Decks 7, 8, 9 and 10
N located on: Decks 3 and 4
Q located on: Deck 2

Two twin beds (can convert into king-size), sitting area with sofa, vanity area, and a private bathroom.

Some staterooms are handicap accessible.
Studio Interior Stateroom Studio Interior Stateroom (Category SI)
Approximate Size: 108 square feet
Located on: Deck 4

One twin bed, vanity area, and a private bathroom. Room accommodates 1 guest

Some staterooms are handicap accessible.


All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room listed. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements or be a different size than listed. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all details with the cruise line directly.

Brilliance of the Seas Deck Plans

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Category Legend
RS Royal Suite with Balcony
FS Two Bedroom Suite with Balcony
TS Two Bedroom Suite with Balcony
OS Owner's Suite with Balcony
GS Grand Suite with Balcony
JS Junior Suite with Balcony
D1 Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
D2 Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
E1 Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
E2 Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balony
E3 Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balony
FO Family Ocean View Stateroom
F Large Ocean View Stateroom
G Large Ocean View Stateroom
H Large Ocean View Stateroom
I Large Ocean View Stateroom
L Interior Stateroom
M Interior Stateroom
N Interior Stateroom
Q Interior Stateroom
SI Studio Interior Stateroom


Deck Plan Key
Symbol Stateroom with sofa bed.
Symbol Stateroom has third Pullman bed available.
Symbol Stateroom has third and fourth Pullman beds available.
Symbol Connecting staterooms.
Symbol Indicates accessible staterooms.
Symbol Stateroom with sofa bed and third Pullman bed available.
Symbol Stateroom has four additional Pullman beds available.


Deck plans provided are subject to change, and are for May 18, 2015 through April 13, 2017. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all information with the cruise line directly.
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Brilliance of the Seas Deck Plans

Brilliance of the Seas Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of Brilliance of the Seas:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Waterslide & Rock-Climbing Wall
Water slide & Rock-Climbing Wall
Theater
Theater
Solarium
Solarium
Dining Room
Dining Room
Whirlpools
Whirlpools
Mini-Golf
Mini-Golf
Schooner Bar
Schooner Bar
Seaview Cafe
Sea view Cafe
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Computer Room
Computer Room
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