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MS Westerdam

One of Holland America Line's Vista class cruise ships, MS Westerdam has been designed to appeal to young and active holidaymakers as well as the traditional guests for cruise holidays. As a result of this, it offers a wide range of public rooms, an excellent programme of entertainment and fantastic children's facilities for fun and exciting family holidays. This is an extremely attractive vessel with plenty of outdoor space including a promenade deck, a jogging track and two swimming pools. MS Westerdam’s interiors are equally as impressive as its exteriors, with its three-deck high atrium and eclectic décor creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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At a glance
Tonnage

82348

Length

936 feet

Capacity

1916

Total Crew

817

Avg Cruising Speed

24 knots

Maiden Voyage

2004-04-01

Beam

105.8

Guest Decks

10

Last Refurbishment

2010

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

One of Holland America Line's Vista class cruise ships, MS Westerdam has been designed to appeal to young and active holidaymakers as well as the traditional guests for cruise holidays. As a result of this, it offers a wide range of public rooms, an excellent programme of entertainment and fantastic children's facilities for fun and exciting family holidays. This is an extremely attractive vessel with plenty of outdoor space including a promenade deck, a jogging track and two swimming pools. MS Westerdam’s interiors are equally as impressive as its exteriors, with its three-deck high atrium and eclectic décor creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

At a glance
Tonnage

82348

Length

936 feet

Capacity

1916

Total Crew

817

Avg Cruising Speed

24 knots

Maiden Voyage

2004-04-01

Beam

105.8

Guest Decks

10

Last Refurbishment

2010

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.

Explorer’s Lounge

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

Vista Dining Room

Vista Dining Room is the perfect place for a leisurely breakfast, sophisticated lunch and unforgettable five-course dinner. Classic favourites, vegetarian options and regionally inspired selections are prepared for you by chefs from the prestigious Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rotisseurs, an international food and wine society.

Lido and Seaview Bars

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

Volleyball Court

What an amazing place for a game of volleyball. Right at the top of the ship on deck 9 in the shadow of the ship’s funnel and surrounded by the ocean expanse – breath-taking.

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.

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.

Neptune Lounge

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

Basketball Court

Shoot some hoops on deck 9 in the shadow of the ship’s funnel and surrounded by amazing views of the ocean.

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

The Photo Gallery

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

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.

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 Staterooms

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

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 1 person
  • Bathroom with tub & separate roll-in shower
  • Sea view
  • Wide interior & exterior doors
  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • Verandah
  • Access to Neptune Lounge
  • One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service
  • Personalised service of a concierge
  • Complimentary mimosas with in-suite breakfast
  • 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

  • Ocean View Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Accessible Ocean-view Stateroom
  • Accessible Interior Staterooms

What's on Deck 2

  • Vista Lounge Balcony
  • Piano Bar
  • Casino
  • Sports Bar
  • Northern Lights Night Club
  • Queen's Lounge & Culinary Arts Center
  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Atrium
  • Pinnacle Bar
  • Explorer's Lounge
  • Lower Vista Dining Room

What's on Deck 3

  • Vista Lounge Balcony
  • Merabella Luxury Shop
  • Shops
  • Hudson Room
  • Half Moon Room
  • Stuyvesant
  • Shopping Arcade
  • Atrium
  • Ocean Bar
  • Photo Gallery
  • Upper Vista Dining Room

What's on Deck 4

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

What's on Deck 5

  • Verandah Suites
  • Neptune Suites
  • Signature Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Interior Standard
  • Accessible Verandah Staterooms

What's on Deck 6

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

What's on Deck 7

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

What's on Deck 8

  • Verandah Suites
  • Neptunes Suites
  • Signature Suites
  • Verandah Staterooms
  • Interior Staterooms
  • Accessible Verandah Suites
  • Accessible Verandah Staterooms
  • Accessible Interior Staterooms

What's on Deck 9

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

What's on Deck 10

  • Crow's Nest
  • Explorations Café
  • The Loft
  • Club HAL

What's on Deck 11

  • Observation Deck
  • Volleyball Court
  • Basketball Court

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