Brilliance of the Seas

 

Discover new experiences on every shore, and on every deck.

Learn to dance flamenco like a pro while wandering Barcelona’s back streets. Follow in the footsteps of ancient Maya civilizations as you roam the ruins at Cozumel. And for every discovery you make onshore, you’ll find countless thrills to keep you immersed in the journey onboard.

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Onboard the Brilliance of the Seas

Ship Rating

3.5 of 5 stars

Costco Member Rating:
4.3/5 (950 Ratings)

More outside cabins, glass elevators facing the sea, a nine-story glass-constructed Centrum, state-of-the-art technology and of course, their Gold Anchor Service®, and even self-leveling billiards tables. These are just some of the ways Brilliance of the Seas® will make your journey special and unique.

Onboard Activities

Activities & Services (included in cruise)

Pool

  • Card Room
  • Casino
  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Movies
  • Theater/Show Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Sauna/Steam Room
  • Miniature Golf
  • Pool - Adults Only
  • Pool - Children's
  • Pool - Outdoor
  • Pool - Indoor
  • Pool - Indoor/Covered
  • Rock-Climbing Wall
  • Sports Facilities
  • Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Basketball Court
  • Jogging track
  • Bars/Lounges
  • Library
  • Children's Indoor Play Area
  • Children's Outdoor Play Area
  • Educational Classes
  • Educational Programs
  • Organized Age Specific Activities
  • Teen Center or Disco
  • Teen Programs
  • Business Center
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Center
  • Duty-Free Shops/Boutiques
  • Elevators
  • Safe Deposit Boxes

Activities & Services (available for an extra fee)

Full-Service Spa

  • Game Arcade
  • Beauty Salon
  • Fitness Classes
  • Full-Service Spa
  • Spa Services/Massage
  • Educational Programs
  • Scuba Diving PADI
  • Internet Center
  • Dry Cleaning/ Laundry Service
  • Infirmary/Medical Center
  • Wedding/Vow Renewal

Costco Travel makes every effort to verify the accuracy of all information provided. Additional fees for amenities or services may be charged by the cruise line. Amenities or services may be discontinued or revised by the cruise line without notice. Staterooms designated as wheelchair-accessible do not necessarily meet ADA requirements. Costco Travel is not responsible for inaccuracies or provider modifications.

Dining

Main Dining Room

Main Dining

Main Dining Room: Sweeping, multi-level ambience, world-class cuisine and extraordinary personal service from a dedicated wait staff. Royal Caribbean’s main dining room serves exceptional, multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Chops Grille℠

Specialty Dining

Chops Grille℠: Royal Caribbean's popular signature steakhouse, featuring grade-A premium cuts of steak cooked to your specifications, plus fresh seafood, hearty side dishes and signature desserts in an upscale, contemporary setting. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Café Latté-tudes: Caffeine fix, coffee break, or after-dinner cappuccino – drop by this café for sweets, people watching and specialty coffee beverages. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Chef's Table: A once-in-a-lifetime culinary experience – join up to 14 guests in an exclusive enclave to savor a five-course, gourmet menu specially prepared and presented by the Chef de Cuisine. Every course pairs with a wine chosen to enhance your enjoyment of the dish. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Giovanni's Table: A casual Italian trattoria with indoor and al fresco seating, Giovanni's Table offers rustic dishes with a contemporary flair, including toasted herb focaccia, pastas, braised meat dishes and stews, served family-style. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Izumi: The traditional Asian dishes at Izumi will impress you with pure, delicate flavors, freshness of ingredients and impeccable presentation. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Rita's Cantina: Dive into a fiesta of flavor at Rita's, serving scrumptious Mexican fare along with the widest selection of margaritas at sea. Caters to families by day and grown ups by night, with live guitar music and dancing. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Windjammer Café

Casual Dining

Windjammer Café: A culinary destination loaded with an array of delicious food for every meal and snack time – all with spectacular views and a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Browse multiple serving stations featuring pastas, omelettes made-to-order, global cuisine, salads, soups, sandwiches, meat-carving, and tons of tantalizing desserts.

Park Café : A casual-eats deli café offering made-to-order salads, paninis and freshly prepared sandwiches.

Room Service: Room service is available 24-hours a day (a convenience charge applies to each order placed).


Times, costs and other specifics are outside the control of Costco Travel. All information is at the sole discretion of the cruise line and is subject to change without notice. Dining time and table size preferences are submitted to the cruise line on a first-come, first-served request basis and are confirmed aboard ship. Questions, concerns and/or special needs regarding dining arrangements must be addressed with the maitre d' hotel aboard ship. Every effort is made to accommodate travelers' preferences; however, Costco Travel cannot guarantee dining arrangements. In specialty restaurants, space is limited and reservations are recommended. A cover charge and dress code may apply.

Staterooms

Staterooms feature modern appointments, sitting area with sofa and private bath.

Interior (Category: 1V)

Category: 1V

Interior (Category: 2V)

Category: 2V

Interior (Category: 3V)

Category: 3V

Interior (Category: 4V)

Category: 4V

Studio Interior (Category: 2W)

Category: 2W

Guarantee - Inside (Category: ZI)

Category: ZI
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

Features a porthole or picture window, vanity, sitting area and private bath.

Ultra Spacious Ocean View (Category: 1K)

Category: 1K

Ocean View (Category: 1N)

Category: 1N

Ocean View (Category: 2N)

Category: 2N

Ocean View (Category: 3N)

Category: 3N

Guarantee - Oceanview (Category: YO)

Category: YO
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

Features balcony with floor-to-ceiling windows, sitting area and private bath.

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 1B)

Category: 1B

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 2B)

Category: 2B

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 3B)

Category: 3B

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 4B)

Category: 4B

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 1D)

Category: 1D

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 2D)

Category: 2D

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 5D)

Category: 5D

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 1E)

Category: 1E

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 2E)

Category: 2E

Guarantee - Balcony (Category: XB)

Category: XB
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

Features balcony with floor-to ceiling windows, sitting area with sofa, and private bath with tub.

Royal Suite - 1 Bedroom (Category: RS)

Category: RS
Separate bedroom with king-size bed; Whirlpool bathtub; Living room with queen-size sofa bed; Baby grand piano; Private balcony; Concierge service; Balcony: 215 sq.ft.

Owner's Suite - 2 Bedrooms (Category: OT)

Category: OT

Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom (Category: OS)

Category: OS
Queen-size bed; Private bathroom with whirlpool tub, double sinks, separate shower, and bidet; Separate living area with queen-size sofa bed; Private balcony; Concierge service; Balcony: 57 sq.ft.

Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms (Category: GT)

Category: GT

Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom (Category: GS)

Category: GS
Two twin beds (convert to queen-size bed); Sitting area (some with sofa bed); Private balcony; Concierge service; Balcony: 106 sq.ft.

Junior Suite (Category: J3)

Category: J3
Two twin beds (convert to queen-size bed); Private bathroom with bathtub; Sitting area with sofa bed; Private balcony; Staterooms 1098 & 1598 have obstructed views; Balcony: 66 sq.ft.

Guarantee - Suite (Category: WS)

Category: WS
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

Deck Plan

Cruise Ship
Deck 13
Key to Symbols
SymbolDescription
Stateroom opens only on the starboard sideStateroom opens only on the starboard side
Connecting stateroomsConnecting staterooms
Indicates accessible stateroomsIndicates accessible staterooms
Stateroom has third Pullman bed availableStateroom has third Pullman bed available
Stateroom has third and fourth Pullman beds availableStateroom has third and fourth Pullman beds available
Stateroom with sofa bed and third Pullman bed availableStateroom with sofa bed and third Pullman bed available
Stateroom with sofa bedStateroom with sofa bed
Stateroom has four additional Pullman beds availableStateroom has four additional Pullman beds available
Stateroom has an obstructed viewStateroom has an obstructed view

Ship Facts

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  • Ship Name: Brilliance of the Seas
  • Year Built: 2002
  • Year Refurbished: 2013
  • Year Entered Present Fleet: 2002
  • Ship Class: Radiance
  • Maximum Capacity: 2,501
  • Number of Passenger Decks: 12
  • Number of Crew: 859
  • Officers' Nationality: Norwegian
  • Ocean-View without Balcony: 240
  • Ocean-View with Balcony: 513
  • Total Inside Staterooms: 238
  • Tonnage (GRT): 90,090
  • Capacity Based on Double Occupancy: 2,112
  • Country of Registry: The Bahamas
  • Total Staterooms: 1,056
  • Suites with Balcony: 64
  • Crew/Hotel Staff Nationality: International
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