Amsterdam

Cruise Fleet:
Amsterdam

Ship Summary

Named for the Dutch capital, ms Amsterdam is the third ship to bear this name in Holland America Line's rich history. At the heart of the ship's three-story atrium is the Planeto Astrolabium, a commissioned signature sculpture. The stunning Astrolabe tracks constellations, the planets, world time and ship time.

While on board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Guests on Amsterdam will be able to "show and tell" their vacation memories through the Digital Workshop powered by Windows. Enjoy onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America's Test Kitchen. And explore the wonders of our world through exclusive BBC Earth natural history content through onboard activities, concerts and films. The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck enjoy two outdoor pools, along with basketball and volleyball courts.

Club HAL provides a wide variety of youth and teen-friendly activities for kids ages 3 to 17, supervised by qualified, full-time staff.

Ship Facts

  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passengers capacity: 1,380
  • Gross Tonnage: 62,735 grt.
  • Length: 780 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum Speed: 22.5 knots

Activities

Choose the blissful pampering of a facial. Let the trained fingers of a massage therapist sooth your muscles while working fragrant oils into your skin. Enjoy therapeutic water treatments as you steam in a thermal suite or bathe in exotic herbs. All this while cruising to exotic destinations and enjoying other Holland America's Amsterdam onboard experience indulgences.

Greenhouse Treatment Room

Spaaaaaaah! Let yourself be pampered in the restful atmosphere of the Greenhouse Spa and Salon. New thermal suites, steam rooms, organic treatments and gentle hands banish stress and fatigue, leaving you relaxed and energized.

Lido Pool

Warm days with light, salty breezes are made for lounging poolside with an icy beverage in one hand and an epic novel in the other. Does this count as doing something or doing nothing? You'll soon know...

Fitness Center

Work out on the high seas in a state-of-the-art fitness center complete with machines, free weights, cardio equipment and a personal training consultant. Afterwards, re-hydrate yourself at the juice bar. On offer are carrot, apple, pineapple or vegetable blends -- good-for-you nectar of the gods!


Dining

How better to enhance your onboard experience than to provide incomparable cuisine in a variety of wonderful ways. Bountiful buffets and dress-up dinners, hors d'oeuvres on your verandah or a picnic on the beach are just a few of the dining options awaiting you aboard Holland America's Amsterdam vacation.

Pinnacle Grill

Guests who dine at the intimate, reservations-only Pinnacle Grill enjoy a dining experience themed to reflect the Pacific Northwest. Candlelight and fine decor create a romantic ambiance that sets the stage for fresh Northwest dishes and select wines.

Wine Tasting Room

Whether you're learning to navigate your way through a wine list or enhancing your already vast knowledge of vintages and labels, visit the Wine Tasting Room for a fun, informative session with the ship's expert sommelier.

La Fontaine Dining Room

Elegance redefined under a flower-bedecked stained-glass ceiling -- the La Fontaine Dining Room offers award-winning dining at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Aromatic soups, seasonal fish and succulent meats, crisp salads and divine desserts grace a fresh, imaginative menu.

Entertainment

Be amazed, be surprised, be thrilled

The Holland America's Amsterdam of premium cruise ships offers so many entertainment venues you're in for the night of your life... night after night. Following a day of site-seeing or an afternoon massage, enhance your onboard experience with evenings of foot-tapping entertainment, side-splitting laughs or romantic moonlit dancing.

Queen's Lounge

Dazzling and daring, the Queen's Lounge is the ultimate show venue with semi-circular seating and brilliant pink and blue decor. Music, theatre, dance, comedy and culture all come to life on its illustrious stage.

Neptune Lounge

At your service is the Neptune Lounge's Concierge, exclusively available to Penthouse and Deluxe Verandah Suite guests. Relax here over breakfast pastries with your favorite newspaper, or gather for evening hors d'oeuvres and cocktails in this timeless, genteel setting.

Explorer's Lounge

Rich reds and gleaming brass -- these are the essential ingredients for the understated elegance of the Explorer's Lounge. This meeting place for friends old and new offers intimate seating for small gatherings.

Staterooms
All staterooms are equipped with television, telephone and multi-channel music. Not all staterooms within each category have the same furniture configuration and/or facilities.

Dining

Enjoy everything from a burger and fries by the Lido Pool to the authentic Pan-Asian flavors of Tamarind to the ultimate in refined and luxurious dining at the Pinnacle Grill.

Dining venues on Amsterdam:

  • La Fontaine Dining Room
  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Canaletto
  • Lido Market
  • Dive-In

Services


On Holland America Line cruises, your every wish is our pleasure to fulfill

Always at the heart of the Holland America cruise experience is our warm and award-winning style of service that is never in the way and never out of reach. We sail with nearly one crew member for every two guests, providing the intuitive, gracious service that has long defined classic cruising. Our extensive onboard services, from special dining requests to full service laundry and dry cleaning services, are designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. Our specially trained crew takes pride in anticipating and fulfilling your every wish. From our waiters and bartenders to our chefs and wine experts, our spa technicians and fitness instructors to our officers and housekeeping staff, everyone is dedicated to providing you with the gracious and personalized service that will make your cruise vacation memorable. On board the ships of Holland America Line you'll discover a cruise experience that is modern, fresh and appealing - in an ambiance that is timeless and refined.

Activities


Each New Day, a Wealth of Cruise Activity and Indulgences

Every day aboard a Holland America cruise ship brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, along with the freedom to partake in as many - or as few - as you please. It's an opportunity to try something new that surprises you, every day. Dabble, discover, daydream - do everything, or do nothing at all.

Whether you want to workout in the Fitness Center, learn yoga, pamper yourself with a massage and spa treatment, or listen to music and check your email in the Explorations Cafe, there's a perfect onboard activity for everyone.

In every cruise port, make your cruise vacation even more memorable with our extensive Shore Excursions program of activities. See, explore, discover: arts and cultural activities, athletic expeditions, city tours, shopping and more on our cruises.

Entertainment

Dazzling entertainment options abound on board Amsterdam.

Entertainment offered on the Amsterdam:

  • Queen's Lounge
  • Casino
  • Ocean Bar
  • Pinnacle Bar
  • Wine Bar
  • Movies in the Wajang Theatre

Activities

Onboard activities abound, including exclusive BBC Earth Experiences: learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, and children's activities. Hone video-editing, movie-making, and scrapbook skills in the Digital Workshop powered by Windows, rejuvenate at our Greenhouse Spa, go to a wine tasting or simply relax and unwind.

Activities offered onboard Amsterdam:

  • BBC Earth Experiences
  • Digital Workshop, powered by Windows
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • EXC Explorations Central
  • Club HAL and The Loft
  • Two swimming pools
  • Fitness Center
  • Basketball & Volleyball courts
  • The Shops of Holland America Line

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Re: Room Categories The vendor has requested that we include "Accessible" in the Room description captions. Take room descriptions and accessibility information from the Deck Layout PDF. Label all accessible room categories "(Some Accessible)", regardless of level of accessibility. Suggested text to add in descriptions: For fully accessible: "Accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors." For ambulatory accessible: "Ambulatory accessible rooms include roll-in shower." Examples: A Vista Suite (Some Accessible): 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower, sitting area, private verandah, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Fully accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors. K Standard Interior (Some Accessible): 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Ambulatory accessible rooms include roll-in shower.