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MS Nieuw Amsterdam

Launched in 2010, Holland America Line's MS Nieuw Amsterdam is a premium cruise ship offering luxurious, indulgent and memorable holidays while delivering excellent value for money. This mid-sized vessel celebrates the history and heritage of New York City (originally known as Nieuw Amsterdam), with American-themed décor and an extensive collection of classical and contemporary artworks worth over $3 million. The 11 passenger decks offer a wide range of premium facilities and amenities including speciality restaurants, sports courts, the Culinary Arts Centre, the Greenhouse Spa and fantastic children's facilities. So, MS Nieuw Amsterdam offers something for families, romantic couples and everyone who loves luxurious cruising.

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At a glance
Tonnage

86700

Length

936 feet

Capacity

2106

Total Crew

929

Avg Cruising Speed

24 knots

Maiden Voyage

2010-01-01

Beam

105.8

Guest Decks

11

Last Refurbishment

2013

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

Launched in 2010, Holland America Line's MS Nieuw Amsterdam is a premium cruise ship offering luxurious, indulgent and memorable holidays while delivering excellent value for money. This mid-sized vessel celebrates the history and heritage of New York City (originally known as Nieuw Amsterdam), with American-themed décor and an extensive collection of classical and contemporary artworks worth over $3 million. The 11 passenger decks offer a wide range of premium facilities and amenities including speciality restaurants, sports courts, the Culinary Arts Centre, the Greenhouse Spa and fantastic children's facilities. So, MS Nieuw Amsterdam offers something for families, romantic couples and everyone who loves luxurious cruising.

At a glance
Tonnage

86700

Length

936 feet

Capacity

2106

Total Crew

929

Avg Cruising Speed

24 knots

Maiden Voyage

2010-01-01

Beam

105.8

Guest Decks

11

Last Refurbishment

2013

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.

Hydro Pool

Enjoy a wonderful experience very similar to a traditional whirlpool but with the added benefit of special minerals to nurture your skin. The water is kept at body temperature in the hydro pool so you can stay in much longer than a traditional whirlpool.

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.

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.

Northern Lights Nightclub

Dance the evening away at this vibrant nightclub.

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.

Master Chef's Room

Another gem from the Pinnacle Grill restaurant where you can enjoy seven amazing courses designed by Holland America Master Chef Rudi Sodamin, each paired with a different wine. The evening is limited to just eighteen guests so there’s a really intimate feel to proceedings.

Explorer’s Lounge

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

Manhattan Dining Room

MS Nieuw Amsterdam’s main dining room is a two-tier restaurant with a Lower Promenade Deck entrance. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers vegetarian options, four appetisers and seven main entrees. The dessert selection varies daily.

Lido and Seaview Bars

Enjoy refreshments beside the pool in shaded seating around the bar or delivered to your chaise lounge.

Curtain Call

Be entertained by veterans of Broadway in exciting concerts and musical productions and enjoy the talents of illusionists, musicians and comedians.

Slice

Enjoy poolside gourmet pizza by the slice or pie in a multitude of classic and innovative options. Inspired by the small pizzerias of Southern Italy, these delights are also included in your cruise fare.

Cabana Club

Enjoy one of 14-16 private cabanas at the Cabana Club located on the Observation Deck where you can also enjoy light breakfast options, healthy refreshments and award-winning service.

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.

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.

Silk Den

Relax to wraparound views of the ocean and the ambiance of Asia as you enjoy exotic cocktails and saketinis at Silk Den.

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.

Showroom at Sea

Enjoy a nightly contemporary take on a classic theatre style nightclub with state of the art technology and talented performers in the ship’s magnificent theatre.

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.

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

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.

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

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
  • Outside
  • Bathroom with tub & shower

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

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 (15-25sqm on MS Eurodam) 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • TV with DVD player
  • 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 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

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

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

Large or Standard Interior Stateroom

Comfortable and uncluttered with two lower beds convertible to one queen size bed. Also includes a shower.

  • 13-26sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Inside
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Sitting area with sofa & coffee table
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Accessible Interior Staterooms - Standard

Features all the benefits of the Interior Stateroom as well as a bathroom with a roll-in shower

  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Inside
  • Bathroom with roll-in shower
  • Sitting area with sofa & coffee table
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Verandah Stateroom

Enjoy all the amenities of an Ocean-view Stateroom with the added bonus of your very own private teak-lined verandah.

  • 19-39sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Sitting area with sofa & coffee table
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Private verandah
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Signature Suite

With floor-to-ceiling windows and a private verandah you’ll easily enjoy the views. There’s also the convenience of a sofa bed for one person in addition to the 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.

  • 25-42sqm
  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed
  • 1 sofa bed for 1 person
  • Bathroom with dual sink vanity
  • full-size whirlpool bath & shower
  • 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

Accessible Verandah Stateroom

Everything that's great about the regular Verandah Stateroom but with the addition of a roll-in shower and wider interior and exterior doors.

  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen size bed
  • Sea view
  • Bathroom with roll-in shower
  • Sitting area with sofa & coffee table
  • Wide interior & exterior doors
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Private verandah
  • Phone
  • Multichannel music

Accessible Signature Suite

With floor-to-ceiling windows and a private verandah you’ll easily enjoy the views. There’s also the convenience of a sofa bed for one person in addition to the two lower beds that convert into a queen size bed. The large sitting area is great for relaxing and the bathroom includes a convenient roll-in shower in addition to the bathtub. The doors in this suite are wider making it much easier to get around.

  • 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed
  • 1 sofa bed for 1 person
  • Bathroom with tub & roll-in shower
  • Sea view
  • Large sitting area
  • Private verandah
  • Wide interior & exterior doors
  • 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

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

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

Neptune Spa Suite

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

Explore your Holland America Line ship, deck by deck

What's on Deck 1

  • Ocean View Stateroom
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Accessible Interior Staterooms
  • The Showroom at Sea
  • Future Cruises
  • Atrium
  • Front Office
  • Shore Excursions

What's on Deck 2

  • The Showroom at Sea
  • Piano Bar
  • Casino
  • Casino Bar
  • Northern Lights
  • Culinary Arts Center
  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Atrium
  • Pinnacle Bar
  • Art Gallery
  • Explorer's Lounge
  • King's Room
  • Lower Manhattan Dining Room

What's on Deck 3

  • The Showroom at Sea
  • Half Moon Room
  • Screening Room
  • Hudson Room
  • Merabella Luxury Shop
  • Stuyvesant Room
  • Shops
  • Atrium
  • Ocean Bar
  • Photo Gallery
  • Upper Manhattan Dining Room

What's on Deck 4

  • Verandah Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Ocean View Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Accessible Verandah Stateroom
  • Accessible Obstructed Ocean View

What's on Deck 5

  • Verandah Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Signature Suites
  • Ocean View Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Accessible Verandah Staterooms
  • Accessible Obstructed Ocean Views
  • Accessible Verandah Suites

What's on Deck 6

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

What's on Deck 7

  • Verandah Suites
  • Pinnacle Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Signature Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Accessible Verandah Suites
  • Neptune Lounge & Concierge

What's on Deck 8

  • Verandah Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Accessible Verandah Staterooms
  • Accessible Interior Staterooms

What's on Deck 9

  • Fitness Center
  • Therapy Rooms
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Thermal Suites
  • Sauna
  • Hydro Pool
  • Lido Pool
  • Lido Bar
  • Dive-In
  • Canaletto Restaurant
  • Lido Restaurant
  • Slice
  • Sea View Bar
  • Sea View Pool

What's on Deck 10

  • Verandah Spa Suites
  • Neptune Spa Suites
  • Verandah Spa Staterooms
  • Ocean View Spa Staterooms
  • Interior Spa Staterooms
  • Club HAL
  • The Loft

What's on Deck 11

  • Verandah Spa Staterooms
  • Crow's Nest
  • Explorations Café
  • Cabana Club
  • Silk Den
  • Tamarind Restaurant
  • Volleyball Court
  • Basketball Court

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