Review of Brilliance Of The Seas deck 5 (Promenade-Shops)
The ship features a full-circle Promenade Deck (an outdoor area for walking).
Pacifica Theatre (balcony level 2 of 3)
Conference Center (capacity 100 seats) has meeting rooms where can be held lectures, seminars, presentations, religious services, theme group meetings, business and general sessions, conferences at sea. Modern presentation equipment is provided complimentary (including projectors, media players, large HDTV, podium/lectern, wall-mount screens, video wall, microphones, stage lighting).
Focus (Art Gallery / Photo Gallery & Shop) provides photo and video services by the ship’s professional photographers. The Gallery has displayed both guest-made and professional photos (available for purchasing) and a photo kiosk. The Shop sells duty-free equipment (cameras, accessories, memory cards, etc). At the Art Gallery are displayed artworks available for purchasing at discount prices (allegedly cheaper than at land galleries). Art auctions are occasionally held at The Colony Club (show lounge on deck 6), usually in early afternoons.
Centrum is the ship’s Atrium (lobby level 1) located midship. This is an open-floor design area spanning several decks above and surrounded by lounges, bars and retail shops. The Atrium is the ship’s main social hub and features giant LED screens, panoramic glass elevators, live daily entertainment. During the day, the Atrium’s lobby level offers numerous themed events, such as Fine Art Auctions, cooking demos, workshop classes, live band music, aerial shows (live acrobatic performances).
Centrum Shops is the ship’s shopping arcade with name-brand boutiques. A number of retail shops sell at duty-free prices luxury fashion-accessories, perfumes-cosmetics, gifts-jewelry, watches-glasses, activewear (Nike, Adidas, Nike, Puma), Royal Caribbean logo merchandise (souvenirs, toys, ship models), Pets at Sea (make-your-own stuffed animal shop). There is also a General Store for conveniences, liquor and tobaccos.
Library (11 seats, open 24 hours) is an attractive niche in the Centrum (located near Cafe Latte-tudes /starboard). It is furnished with armchairs and tables, and has popular books, jigsaw table, Sudoku.
Next Cruise Desk serves Royal Caribbean's onboard cruise booking program.
Cafe Latte-tudes (34 seats, open between 6:30 am - 1 pm) is a patisserie / specialty coffee bar (Atrium seating) that serves Starbucks drinks (a la carte priced menu) with complimentary desserts (bonbons, truffles, Danish pastries, cookies, cakes and other chocolate-based sweets). Payments via Starbucks cards / phone app are also accepted. Starbucks coffee prices are as follows: cold drinks (Coffee $4,25, Mocha $4,75), Iced Cafe (Americano $2,75, Latte $3,75, Mocha $4,25), Tazo Tea (Shaken Iced $2, Latte $3, Hot Tea $1,75), Vanilla Steamer ($2,75), Soy Milk ($3), Hot Chocolate ($2,75), hot coffees (at $3,50 - Americano, Cappuccino, Latte, Mocha), White Chocoate Mocha and Caramel Macchiato (each $3,75).
Minstrel (Main Dining Room, upper level 2 of 2) is open for Dinner only and offers Club Dining with 2 fixed seatings (at 6 and 8.30 pm) and Your Time Dining (between 6-9:30 pm). Dinner menu on both levels offers 9 appetizers, 3 types of soups, 10 entrees, 7 desserts. The menu always includes gluten/lactose-free, vegetarian and healthy food options.