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MS Amsterdam

MS Amsterdam is part of a fleet of mid-sized cruise ships from Holland America. At its heart soars a three-storey atrium, the Planeto Astrolabium and the rest of the vessel is just as beautiful, boasting many details which echo the iconic ocean liners for which Holland America is renowned. All accommodation has been designed with total passenger comfort in mind. Therefore, all suites and cabins feature ample storage space and generous sitting and sleeping areas. In addition, MS Amsterdam offers well-thought out itineraries, a variety of facilities, welcoming and attentive staff and all those little extras expected from a premium cruise ship.

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At a glance
Tonnage

62735

Length

780 feet

Capacity

1380

Total Crew

615

Avg Cruising Speed

25 knots

Maiden Voyage

2000-10-01

Beam

105.8

Guest Decks

12

Last Refurbishment

2015

Total Cabins

691

Good to know

accessibility
account
dress code
gratuities
laundry
medical
power
smoking
wifi

Life Onboard Overview

Dining

Useful things to know when it comes to dining.

Shopping

Shop 'till you drop with the following choices.

Bars & Lounges

Enjoy cocktails, international beers and more besides in the plethora of onboard bars and lounges.

Spa & Wellness

Relax, rejuvenate and radiate health and beauty with these onboard spa and wellness options.

Leisure & Activities

There's plenty to occupy your leisure time here, just take a look at what's on offer

Family

No member of the family is left out here with lots to choose for every age.

MS Amsterdam is part of a fleet of mid-sized cruise ships from Holland America. At its heart soars a three-storey atrium, the Planeto Astrolabium and the rest of the vessel is just as beautiful, boasting many details which echo the iconic ocean liners for which Holland America is renowned. All accommodation has been designed with total passenger comfort in mind. Therefore, all suites and cabins feature ample storage space and generous sitting and sleeping areas. In addition, MS Amsterdam offers well-thought out itineraries, a variety of facilities, welcoming and attentive staff and all those little extras expected from a premium cruise ship.

At a glance
Tonnage

62735

Length

780 feet

Capacity

1380

Total Crew

615

Avg Cruising Speed

25 knots

Maiden Voyage

2000-10-01

Beam

105.8

Guest Decks

12

Last Refurbishment

2015

Total Cabins

691

Life Onboard

From the fine Egyptian cotton linens and overstuffed down pillows to the complimentary in-suite bar filled with your favorite beverages, your suite was designed for exquisite comfort.

Good to know

accessibility
account
dress code
gratuities
laundry
medical
power
smoking
wifi

The Loft

This one's just for the teens to hang out. All those aged 13-17 can enjoy a haven of late-night sporting competitions, dance classes, cooking demonstrations and teens-only nightclub events.

Club Hal - Kids

Lots of activities for 3-7 year olds including pirate treasure hunts, arts and crafts, storytelling and even a farewell pyjama party.

Club Hal - Tweens

For 8-12 year olds and featuring Xbox tournaments, scavenger hunts, karaoke disco parties, relay races and the award-winning National Park Service Jr. Ranger Alaska Program.

Explorations Café

A comfy coffee house environment awaits you at Explorations Café alongside one of the most extensive libraries of audio and video programming you'll find on a cruise. Alternatively, just relax with a book, newspaper or a good old browse of the internet at one of the workstations or wireless hotspots. There's even a large jigsaw puzzle table should you be so inclined. Oh, and there's free access to The New York Times online edition.

Greenhouse Spa and Salon

This is the place to relax and rejuvenate on your Holland America Cruise with its private treatment rooms, massage therapy, skin, body and hair treatments and wonderfully knowledgeable therapists.

Explorer’s Lounge

The sounds of the Adagio Strings backdrop this comfortable lounge where various beverages including coffees and liqueurs are served.

La Fontaine Dining Room

Enjoy flavourful delights for breakfast and lunch as well as five-course dinners brought to you by Master Chef Rudi Sodamin all in the elegant La Fontaine dining room. This two-tiered restaurant offers true flexibility with one level offering open dining from 17.15-21.00 each day and the other with two seatings one at 17.45 and the other at 20.00.

Fitness Centre

With all the exercise and weight training equipment you need to stay in shape on your cruise alongside sports courts and classes in low-impact aerobics, yoga and Pilates.

Lido Restaurant

Enjoy relaxed dining and impeccable service in the centre of the Lido deck. The bountiful breakfasts include cooked-to-order omelettes, fresh fruits and pancakes. Lunches boast of international delights including Asian and Italian offerings and dinner options are always extensive and impressive. Casual dress code.

Dive-In at the Terrace Grill

You’ve come to the right place if you desire a perfectly grilled burger in a brioche bun, crispy fries or an overloaded taco. There’s alfresco dining by the pool and even a glass roof to keep you warm and cosy when cruising through cooler destinations.

Crow’s Nest Lounge

The Crow's Nest Lounge offers sweeping 270° views in the daytime and is perfect for night-time dancing.

Queen’s Lounge

The Queen's Lounge features talented vocalists, dancers, illusionists, comedians and variety acts. It is two decks high with top-quality sound and lighting as well as three video screens.

Mix

A fusion of music and drink where three distinct bars offer wide selections of champagne and beer from around the globe.

Neptune Lounge

A private lounge for guests in Neptune and Pinnacle suites with services of a personal concierge.

Ocean Bar

A great place to make friends while savouring delicious cocktails and enjoying selections from the Great America songbook, courtesy of the dance band.

The Pinnacle Grill

Luxury, refinement and exceptional dining are yours to enjoy for lunch and dinner at The Pinnacle Grill. Its innovative and creative menu choices incorporate premium seafood and sustainably raised beef. Special event dining here includes a taste of Sirio Maccioni’s legendary New York restaurant, Le Cirque and a taste of three-star Michelin cuisine of Culinary Council® member Jonnie Boer's "Taste of De Librije” once per cruise. Formal dress is required for dining in MS Amsterdam's Pinnacle Grill

Black Label Photography

Interpretive photography experts with no obligation to buy and no sitting fee. To find out more contact Ship Services at 800-541-1576 or 206-626-7396 before your cruise date.

Art Gallery

Exclusive on-board gallery and fine art experience from Park West Gallery with thrilling live auctions, intimate champagne events and dazzling exhibitions also par for the course.

The Photo Gallery

Let professional photographers from the The Photo Gallery on-board capture your entire cruise holiday.

Shoreside Shopping Program

Holland America Line's Recommended Shopping Program assists you in picking out the very best duty free shopping selections at ports of call and could save you quite a bit of money. To find out more check the on-board daily listing of all activities.

Le Vian Chocolatier

About as far as you can get from your run of the mill chocolate stockist. This fine purveyor of luxury chocolates will be near impossible to resist.

Canaletto Restaurant

Adjacent to the Lido Restaurant dining area, families and groups of friends will love this authentic Italian restaurant designed around sharing dishes.

An Evening at Le Cirque

Be dazzled by this recreation of the legendary and award-winning Le Cirque dining experience which Holland America's Master Chef Rudi Sodamin has worked with Le Cirque's Executive Chef Craig Hopson to bring you in the Pinnacle Grill. You absolutely must try Le Cirque's famous crème brûlée on your visit.

Pinnacle Bar

Sophistication meets beauty in the Pinnacle Bar where an evening of innovative cocktails and delicious light fare is the perfect way to unwind with friends and fellow guests.

Casino

Offers games for every level of player alongside complimentary lessons from friendly dealers and tournaments for veteran players.

Art Tours

Holland America Line is known for the extensive collections of art each vessel houses and now 30-40 minute audio tours enhance your experience of them. You can even download these to your iPod, MP3 or portable media player before embarking or just pick up one on-board.

Merabella Luxury Collection

Enjoy a luxury shopping experience at this exclusive jewellery boutique with stunning designs from Forevermark, Le Vian, Effy Couture, Tara Pearls and so many more.

Digital Workshop powered by Windows

Enjoy interactive, jargon-free classes where you'll learn web skills, digital photography and video editing while you cruise all courtesy of Windows.

On Location

From learning to play a steel drum in the Caribbean to taking a tango lesson in Argentina and so much more besides, Holland America Line's 'On Location' brings local culture to life with enriching activities, unique entertainment and regional cuisine.

The Signature Shops

Choose from an excellent selection  of brand name fragrances, watches, fine jewellery and premium liquor in the Signature Shops.

Club HAL's After Hours

For registered children from 22.00-midnight. A $5.00 fee per child per hour is required for this service.

Babysitting Services

Limited babysitting services for children under 5 years of age can be booked via the Front Office for a minimal surcharge. This service may not always be available and is not offered while the ship is in port.

Children with special needs

Please make Holland America Line aware of your child's requirements as Club HAL has several staff trained to work with children with special needs.

Additional Family Services

A variety of child-friendly food is offered on-board as well as baby food. There are a limited number of high chairs, booster seats and cribs available and these must be requested in advance of boarding. Children can enjoy a birthday party on their cruise if arranged in advance.

Piano Bar

Enjoy the melodies of an excellent pianist each evening in this relaxing bar where your requests can be played alongside well-known favourites.

Your home on board

Relax into a world of comfort and easy elegance with accommodation options designed for maximum comfort. In addition, you’ll enjoy ample storage space and generous sitting and sleeping areas as standard in all cabins. 

Included as standard

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lighted magnifying mirrors
  • Hairdryers
  • Massage showerheads
  • Bathrobes
  • Bath amenities
  • Flat-panel TV with DVD player
  • Complimentary DVD library
  • Safe
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Complimentary shoeshine service
  • Complimentary ice service

Ocean-View Stateroom – Large with portholes

Two lower beds can be converted into one queen size bed while the bathroom offers a tub and shower. These rooms give views of the sea through portholes instead of windows.

  • 13-29sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music
  • Staterooms G2702 & G2713 & G2715 have windows instead of portholes

Ocean-View Stateroom – Large

Offers a bathroom with both a tub and shower while two lower beds can be converted into one queen size bed.

  • 13-29sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Ocean-View Stateroom – Large partial sea view

Offering partial views of the sea and two lower beds that convert into a queen size bed.

  • 13-29sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Partial sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music
  • Bathrobes

Ocean-View Stateroom – Large fully obstructed view

Two lower beds convert to one queen size bed and the bathroom features both a tub and shower.

  • 13-29sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Accessible Ocean-view Stateroom - Large with Portholes

The specially designed version of the Large Ocean-view Stateroom with Portholes features two lower beds that convert into one queen size bed and extra wide exterior and interior doorways for easy maneuvering.

  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with roll-in shower
  • Wide interior & exterior doors
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Accessible Ocean-view Stateroom – Large

Two lower beds convert into one queen size bed in this room purposely designed for wheelchair users with its roll-in shower and wider interior and exterior doors.

  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with roll-in shower
  • Wide interior & exterior doors
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Accessible Ocean-View Stateroom – Large partial sea view

Offering partial views of the sea and two lower beds that convert into a queen size bed

  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Partial sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with roll-in shower
  • Wide interior & exterior doors
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Accessible Ocean-View Stateroom – Large fully obstructed view

Two lower beds convert into one queen size bed in this accessible room that caters perfectly or wheelchair users with its wider interior and exterior doors and roll-in shower.

  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Bathroom with roll-in shower
  • Wide interior & exterior doors
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Large or Standard Interior Stateroom

The Interior Stateroom on decks 1-3 and 6-7 offers two lower beds that convert into a queen size bed and a comfy sitting area with a sofa and coffee table.

  • 17-27sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Inside
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Sitting area with sofa & coffee table

Accessible Interior Staterooms – Large

Specially designed to be easy for wheelchair users and featuring all the benefits of the Interior Stateroom as well as a bathroom with a roll-in shower and wide interior and exterior doors.

  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Inside
  • Bathroom with roll-in shower
  • Wide interior & exterior doors
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Vista Suite

Offers a teak-lined private veranda, floor-to-ceiling windows and a queen bed converted from two lower beds.

  • 26-35sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with whirlpool tub & shower
  • Sitting area
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Minibar & fridge
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music
  • Veranda
  • Premium duvet
  • Soft cotton bathrobes & slippers
  • Binoculars
  • Teak-lined private verandah
  • No-host mini-bar
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • One-touch telephone concierge service
  • Fresh flowers
  • Umbrellas

Accessible Vista Suite

All the excellent benefits of the regular Vista Suite including two lower beds that convert into one queen size bed alongside a bathroom with a roll-in shower. There are also wider interior and exterior doors for easy access as well as a private veranda.

  • 27-31sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with whirlpool tub & shower
  • Sitting area
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music
  • Ice service
  • Verandah
  • Premium duvet
  • Soft cotton bathrobes & slippers
  • Binoculars
  • Teak-lined private verandah
  • No-host mini-bar
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • One-touch telephone concierge service
  • Fresh flowers
  • Umbrellas

Pinnacle Suite

Bedroom with one king size bed and dressing room. There’s a living room with a sofa bed, minibar and refrigerator, a separate dining room and pantry and a bathroom with an oversized whirlpool tub and separate guest toilet. The floor-to-ceiling windows and private balcony with outdoor seating finish off this lovely suite.

  • 110sqm
  • Bedroom with king size bed
  • 1 sofa bed for 2 persons
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom with whirlpool bath & shower
  • Guest toilet
  • Dressing room
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Pantry
  • In-suite coffee & espresso machine
  • Minibar & fridge
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music
  • Complimentary laundry pressing & dry cleaning throughout your cruise
  • Verandah
  • Neptune Lounge access
  • Complimentary mimosas with in-suite breakfast
  • One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service
  • Personalised service of a concierge
  • Sparkling wine & bottled water in Neptune Lounge upon embarkation
  • Corsages & boutonnieres for first formal night
  • Cold hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request
  • Binoculars & umbrellas
  • Cocktail party with ship officers
  • Priority boarding for tendered ports of call
  • Special disembarkation service
  • Priority dining & seating requests
  • Exclusive daily breakfast service
  • High tea service in suite on reque
  • st Personalised cruise stationery
  • Fresh flowers

Neptune Suite

Enjoy exclusive amenities such as one-touch 24-hour concierge service and access to the Neptune Lounge where comfy sofas and refreshments are available to you throughout the day. The suite itself offers a whirlpool bathtub and a private verandah among its many benefits.

  • 47-66sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king size bed
  • 1 sofa bed for 2 persons
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom with whirlpool bath & shower
  • Dressing room
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Large sitting area
  • Minibar & fridge
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music
  • Neptune Lounge access
  • Verandah
  • Complimentary mimosas with in-suite breakfast
  • One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service
  • Personalised service of a concierge
  • Laundry
  • pressing & dry cleaning throughout cruise
  • Sparkling wine & bottled water in Neptune Lounge upon embarkation
  • Corsages & boutonnieres for first formal night
  • Cold hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request
  • Binoculars & umbrellas
  • Cocktail party with ship officers
  • Priority boarding for tendered ports of call
  • Special disembarkation service
  • Priority dining & seating requests
  • Exclusive daily breakfast service
  • High tea service in suite on request
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • Fresh flowers

Accessible Neptune Suite

Extra wide exterior and interior doors and a roll-in shower have been added to the already impressive benefits of the Neptune Suite that include exclusive amenities and access to the Neptune Lounge.

  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king size bed
  • 1 sofa bed for 2 persons
  • Bathroom with roll-in shower
  • Sea view
  • Dressing room
  • Wide interior & exterior doors
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Large sitting area
  • Minibar & fridge
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music
  • Neptune Lounge access
  • Verandah
  • Complimentary mimosas with in-suite breakfast
  • Access to Neptune Lounge
  • One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service
  • Personalised service of a concierge
  • Laundry
  • pressing & dry cleaning throughout cruise
  • Sparkling wine & bottled water in Neptune Lounge upon embarkation
  • Corsages & boutonnieres for first formal night
  • Cold hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request
  • Binoculars & umbrellas
  • Cocktail party with ship officers
  • Priority boarding for tendered ports of call
  • Special disembarkation service
  • Priority dining & seating requests
  • Exclusive daily breakfast service
  • High tea service in suite on request
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • Fresh flowers

Explore your Holland America Line ship, deck by deck

What's on Deck 1 - Dolphin

  • Ocean View Stateroom - Large with Portholes
  • Ocean View Stateroom - Large
  • Interior Stateroom - Large
  • Accessible Ocean View - Large with Portholes
  • Accessible Ocean View - Large
  • Infirmary
  • Doctors Office
  • Reception

What's on Deck 2 - Main

  • Ocean View Stateroom - Large with Portholes
  • Ocean View Stateroom - Large
  • Interior Stateroom - Large
  • Accessible Ocean View Stateroom - Large with Portholes
  • Accessible Interior Stateroom
  • Launderette

What's on Deck 3 - Lower Promenade

  • Ocean View Stateroom - Large
  • Ocean View Stateroom - Large Partial Sea View
  • Ocean View Stateroom - Large Fully Obstructed View Interior Stateroom - Large
  • Accessible Ocean View - Large
  • Accessible Ocean View - Large partial sea view
  • Accessible Ocean View - Large Fully Obstructed Views
  • Cruise Director
  • Atrium
  • Hotel Manager

What's on Deck 4 - Promenade

  • Queen's Lounge
  • Photo Gallery
  • Photo Shop
  • Purser
  • Atrium
  • Front Office
  • Shore Excursion Office
  • Art Gallery
  • Wine Tasting Bar
  • Wajang Theatre & Culinary Arts Center
  • Pinnacle Grill
  • La Fontaine Dining Room

What's on Deck 5 - Upper Promenade

  • Queen's Lounge
  • Atrium
  • Ocean Bar
  • Shopping Arcade
  • Casino
  • Hudson Room
  • Art Gallery
  • Merabella Luxury Shop
  • Explorations Cafe
  • Explorer's Lounge
  • Future Cruises
  • Queen's Room
  • King's Room
  • La Fontaine Dining Room

What's on Deck 6 - Verandah

  • Vista Suites
  • Ocean-View Staterooms - Large
  • Interior Staterooms - Large
  • Accessible Vista Suites
  • Accessible Ocean-view Staterooms - Large

What's on Deck 7 - Navigation

  • Verandah Suites
  • Pinnacle Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Ocean View Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Accessible Verandah Suites

What's on Deck 8 - Lido

  • Fitness Center
  • Thermal Suite
  • Aerobics Area
  • The Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Men's Locker
  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Beauty Salon
  • Reception
  • Women's Locker
  • Dive-In
  • Whirlpools
  • Lido Pool
  • Lido Bar
  • Canaletto Restaurant
  • Lido Restaurant
  • Sea View Bar
  • Sea View Pool

What's on Deck 9 - Sports

  • Crow's Nest
  • Practice Tennis Court
  • Basketball Court
  • Club HAL
  • The Loft

What's on Deck 10 - Sky

  • Sky Deck

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