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MS Koningsdam

The 2,650-passenger, MS Koningsdam is the biggest ship in the Holland America fleet and the epitome of luxury with design and style that raises the bar for 21st-century elegance in cruising. Launched in April 2016, it carries forward the tradition, nautical heritage and signature service for which Holland America is renowned. Outdoor areas include two swimming pools and for those who like to keep fit, the jogging track and sports court should be the first port of call. If you have more of a creative streak, then the line's Culinary Arts Centre will certainly impress you, offering cooking and cocktail classes, demonstrations and workshops. With a significant focus on dining and fabulous onboard entertainment and facilities, you’ll certainly enjoy the cruise holiday of a lifetime.

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At a glance
Tonnage

99,500

Length

935 feet

Capacity

2650

Total Crew

1036

Avg Cruising Speed

13 knots

Maiden Voyage

2016-04-01

Beam

114.8

Guest Decks

12

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, rejuvinate 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.

Entertainment

Your options for entertainment know no bounds

The 2,650-passenger, MS Koningsdam is the biggest ship in the Holland America fleet and the epitome of luxury with design and style that raises the bar for 21st-century elegance in cruising. Launched in April 2016, it carries forward the tradition, nautical heritage and signature service for which Holland America is renowned. Outdoor areas include two swimming pools and for those who like to keep fit, the jogging track and sports court should be the first port of call. If you have more of a creative streak, then the line's Culinary Arts Centre will certainly impress you, offering cooking and cocktail classes, demonstrations and workshops. With a significant focus on dining and fabulous onboard entertainment and facilities, you’ll certainly enjoy the cruise holiday of a lifetime.

At a glance
Tonnage

99,500

Length

935 feet

Capacity

2650

Total Crew

1036

Avg Cruising Speed

13 knots

Maiden Voyage

2016-04-01

Beam

114.8

Guest Decks

12

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

Lido Pool

The ship's largest pool is flanked by cabanas and features three Jacuzzis. The entire area is covered by a retractable magradome so is great for year-round relaxing.

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.

Grand Dutch Café

This is the place to enjoy your favourite caffeinated beverage or a fine pale lager accompanied by a traditional Dutch snack.

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.

Lido Market

The Lido is transformed into a modern marketplace with themed stations offering everything from global great tastes to traditional comfort food.

New York Deli & Pizza

Personal pan pizzas, authentic deli sandwiches piled high and salads with a creative flair all await you at this poolside gem.

Gelato

Enjoy the delicious flavours of classic European ice cream, freshly made on-board.

Sel De Mer

An intimate seafood brasserie offering a contemporary twist on timeless French classics with à la carte dishes ranging from fresh oysters to salt-crusted whole fish and bouillabaisse.

The Dining Room

The Dining Room spans two floors and is framed by sea views with its sophisticated and stylish interiors inspired by the latest global trends. From a boutique Walla Walla white wine to a rich red Bordeaux the copper sheathed wine tower showcases the great breadth of the cellars here while menus offer the latest signature dishes from the ship’s collection of Culinary Council chefs alongside classic favourites, vegetarian options and regionally inspired cuisine.

Culinary Arts Center

Presented by Food & Wine® magazine with hands-on cooking classes, appearances by special guest chef's, wine-tasting and mixology, regionally inspired workshops and workshops for 3-7 and 8-15 year olds.

Notes

Notes is a dedicated whiskey bar with a collection of over 130 labels.

World Stage

The World Stage is an exciting break from traditional theatre style with its two storey high, 250 feet long LED screens and state-of-the-art lighting, projection and sound systems. The theatre will initially host five new productions performed in repertory by a cast sourced from around the world.

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.

Blend

This intimate venue is where you’ll experience the art of winemaking from the ship’s wine expert who will lead you and around nine other guests in a blending session where you’ll create your own blend from a selection of five barrels of single-vineyard red wine. This whole session is made available through Holland America Line’s collaboration with Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington State’s oldest and most acclaimed winery.

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.

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.

Billboard Onboard

A unique experience awaits you at Billboard Onboard as the talents of musicians are showcased live in front of you. Two pianists, a guitarist and a DJ will take it in turns to perform dynamic shows around interesting facts and figures of the music industry as chronicled by Billboard. You can even sing along between sets and songs, if you so wish.

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.

Lincoln Center Stage

Lincoln Center Stage, in an exclusive partnership with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, plays host to an ensemble of outstanding musicians performing multiple programmes of chamber music.

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

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.

Tamarind

Japan, China and Southeast Asia present their rich culinary traditions through the food at Tamarind while its uppermost deck location provides stunning panoramic views.

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.

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.

B.B. King's Blues Club

Dance the night away to the very best of blues music from B.B. King's All-Stars band as they bring you the best music from Beale Street Memphis.

The Signature Shops

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

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

Verandah Spa Stateroom

The Verandah Spa Stateroom features two lower beds convertible to one queen size bed. Its floor-to-ceiling windows and private verandah give great views of the sea while the sitting room is a great area to just relax. This room also features yoga mats and easy access to the Greenhouse Spa and Salon.

  • 19-39sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • 1 sofa bed for 1 person
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Sitting area
  • Private verandah
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Yoga mats
  • Easy access to the Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Binoculars & umbrellas
  • No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining
  • One-touch telephone concierge service
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • Fresh flowers
  • Video on demand interactive TV system
  • Ice
  • shoeshine & nightly turndown services

Ocean-View Stateroom – Large

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

  • 16-26sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Sitting room
  • Bedside USB ports
  • Corner bar unit
  • Complimentary fresh fruit on request
  • Video on demand interactive TV system

Ocean-View Stateroom - Single

A perfect room for the solo traveller with one lower bed and a shower, not to mention wonderful views of the ocean.

  • 12-16sqm
  • 1 lower bed
  • Sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with shower

Large or Standard Interior Stateroom

The Interior Stateroom offers two lower beds that convert into a queen size bed and a bathroom with a shower.

  • 13-20sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Inside
  • Bathroom with shower only

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.

  • 43-79sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king size bed
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom with whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Large sitting area
  • Neptune Lounge access
  • Verandah
  • Access to Neptune Lounge
  • Laundry
  • pressing & dry cleaning throughout cruise
  • Hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request
  • Binoculars & umbrellas
  • Cocktail party with ship officers
  • Corsages & boutonnieres for first formal night
  • 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
  • One-touch 24-hour concierge service

Vista Suite

An elegant private haven with modern touches such as bedside USB ports and frameless glass doors on the shower. The verandah and sitting area offer relaxation while the suite fills with light via floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • 24-33sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Sitting area
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Minibar
  • Verandah
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • Fresh flowers
  • One-touch telephone concierge service

Verandah Stateroom

This private haven features two lower beds convertible to one queen size bed and modern touches such as bedside USB ports and a shower with frameless glass doors. You can also enjoy views of the sea from your floor to ceiling windows or verandah.

  • 21-39sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Sitting area
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Minibar
  • Verandah
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • Fresh flowers
  • One-touch telephone concierge service
  • Flat-panel TV with video-on-demand
  • Corner bar unit
  • Bedside USB ports

Verandah Stateroom - Partially obstructed view

This private haven features two lower beds convertible to one queen size bed and modern touches such as bedside USB ports and a shower with frameless glass doors.

  • 21-39sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Partial sea view
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Sitting area
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Minibar
  • Verandah
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • Fresh flowers
  • One-touch telephone concierge service
  • Flat-panel TV with video-on-demand
  • Corner bar unit
  • Bedside USB ports

Signature Suite

With floor-to-ceiling windows and a private verandah you’ll easily enjoy the views. There’s also two lower beds that convert into a queen size bed. The large sitting area is great for relaxing and the bathroom offers a whirlpool bath, shower, dual sink vanity and an additional shower stall.

  • 34-37sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed
  • Bathroom with dual sink vanity
  • full-size whirlpool bath
  • shower & additional shower stall
  • Sea view
  • Large sitting area
  • Private verandah
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • A variety of firm
  • medium & soft pillows
  • No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining
  • Binoculars
  • Umbrellas
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • One-touch telephone concierge service
  • Fresh flowers
  • Video on demand interactive TV system
  • Wall-unit bar

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.

  • 120sqm
  • Bedroom with king size bed
  • 1 sofa bed for 2 persons
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom with whirlpool bath & shower
  • Fragrant bath salts & exfoliating loofah mitt
  • Guest toilet
  • Dressing room
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Pantry
  • Minibar
  • fridge & microwave
  • Complimentary laundry
  • pressing & dry cleaning throughout your cruise
  • Verandah
  • Neptune Lounge access
  • 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 request
  • Personalised cruise stationery
  • Fresh flowers
  • A special Suite guest lunch event on cruises over 7 days in length
  • Wall-unit bar
  • Bedside USB port

Neptune Spa Suites

Watch the world pass by through floor to ceiling windows. Relax in your whirlpool bathtub or on your private verandah and sleep soundly on your king size bed conveniently created from the convergence of two lower beds.

  • 43-79sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king size bed
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom with whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Large sitting area
  • Neptune Lounge access
  • Verandah
  • Corsages & boutonnieres for the first formal night
  • 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
  • A special Suite guest lunch event on cruises over 7 days in length

Large Ocean-view Spa Stateroom

Enjoy lots of space complemented by excellent views of the ocean and easy access to the Greenhouse Spa and Salon.

  • 13-29sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • (shower only in MS Koningsdam) Sea view
  • Sitting area
  • Yoga mats
  • Easy access to the Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Video on demand interactive TV system

Large Interior Spa Stateroom

Enjoy easy access to the Greenhouse Spa and Salon as well as fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure. Two lower beds conveniently convert into one queen size bed and you’ll even find some yoga mats in your room should you want to enjoy some relaxing exercise while away.

  • 13-21sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed,
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed
  • Interior
  • Sitting area
  • Yoga mats
  • Bathrobes
  • Easy access to the Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Video on demand interactive TV system

Family Ocean-view Stateroom

The Family Ocean-view Stateroom is unique to MS Koningsdam and can accommodate up to five guests. This private haven is elegant and light with modern touches including bedside USB ports and frameless glass doors on the shower. The interior designer was guided by guest feedback and added lovely elements such as customised wooden cabinetry. This room is the perfect place for families with its additional closet space and two separate shower facilities.

  • 20-21sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed
  • 1 sofa bed for 2 persons & 1 upper bed
  • Master bathroom with tub
  • shower
  • sink & toilet
  • 2nd bathroom with shower & sink
  • Sitting area
  • Flat-panel TV with video-on-demand
  • Corner bar unit
  • Mini fridge
  • Bedside USB ports

Explore your Holland America Line ship, deck by deck

What's on Deck 1

  • Ocean View Statesroom
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Stuyvesant Room
  • Atrium
  • Journeys Ashore
  • Half Moon I
  • Half Moon II
  • Hudson Room I
  • Hudson Room II

What's on Deck 2

  • World Stage
  • Digital Workshop powered by Windows®
  • Billboard Onboard
  • Lincoln Center Stage
  • Music Walk
  • Explorer's Bar
  • Merabella Luxury Shop
  • Queen's Lounge
  • Signature Shops
  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Atrium
  • Sel de Mer
  • Ocean Bar
  • BLEND by Chateau Ste. Michelle
  • Culinary Arts Center
  • The Dining Room

What's on Deck 3

  • World Stage
  • Casino
  • Art Gallery
  • Signature Shops
  • Queen's Lounge
  • Future Cruises
  • Guest Services
  • Atrium
  • Grand Dutch Cafe
  • Photo Gallery
  • The Dining Room

What's on Deck 4

  • Neptune Suites
  • Verandah Suites
  • Vista Suites
  • Verandah Statesrooms
  • Ocean View Statesroom

What's on Deck 5

  • Verandah Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Signature Suites
  • Vista Suite
  • Verandah Statesrooms
  • Interior Statesroom

What's on Deck 6

  • Verandah Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Vista Suite
  • Verandah Stateroom

What's on Deck 7

  • Verandah Suites
  • Pinnacle Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Signature Suites
  • Vista Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Ocean View Statesroom
  • Interior Statesroom

What's on Deck 8

  • Veranda Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Vista Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms

What's on Deck 9

  • Fitness Center
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Lido Pool
  • Lido Bar
  • Gelato
  • Dive-in
  • Canaletto
  • Lido Market
  • Sea View Bar
  • Sea View Pool

What's on Deck 10

  • Verandah Spa Suites
  • Neptune Spa suite
  • Verandah Spa Staterooms
  • Ocean View Spa Staterooms
  • Interior Spa Staterooms
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • New York Deli & Pizza
  • Panorama Bar
  • Club HAL
  • Tamarind

What's on Deck 11

  • Verandah Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Ocean View Staterooms
  • Jogging Track
  • Sport Court
  • Sun Bar
  • Sun Deck

What's on Deck 12

  • Crow's Nest
  • Exploration's Café
  • The Retreat

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