Prinsendam

Cruise Fleet:
Prinsendam

Ship Summary

Explore seldom-visited destinations larger ships can't reach. With a capacity of just 835 guests, ms Prinsendam is intimate, yet comfortably spacious. Recently refurbished, from the Lido Market and Java Cafe to her Explorer's Lounge, Spa and Salon, our "Elegant Explorer" shines brighter than ever.

A special signature sculpture dominates the three-story atrium featuring etched fish, turtles and dolphins climbing a stunning cylinder of Bolle glass and lit with state-of-the-art fiber optics. Other works of art include a remarkable abstract marble sculpture of a Viking ship by contemporary Norwegian artist Nicholas Widerberg, a series of paintings by impressionist painter Neil Pinkett, and an outstanding collection of Roman Amphorae from 50 - 150 AD. Prinsendam, or "Princes" ship, is truly a classic ship worthy of her name.

While on board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Enjoy onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America's Test Kitchen. Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows. Or simply relax and rejuvenate at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon.

Dining

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

Dining venues on Prinsendam:

  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Evening at Le Cirque
  • Canaletto
  • The Dining Room
  • Lido Market
  • Dive-In

Dining


Enjoy exquisite dining across a range of venues on Holland America Line cruises

We invite you to dine "As You Wish" To savor Italian cuisine one night and a perfectly grilled porterhouse steak the next. To take your place in the Dining Room at a specific seating time or be spontaneous, following your desires. On board, there are restaurants to suit every mood, along with the flexibility to choose the dining style you prefer.


The Pinnacle Grill

Refined and luxurious, romantic and intimate, the Pinnacle Grill represents the pinnacle of exceptional dining. Make reservations for an intimate meal graced by luxurious appointments such as Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.


Canaletto Restaurant

"Spartire" is the Italian word for sharing; our new menu is designed around this authentic Italian experience and offers a variety of dishes to enjoy and share with family and friends.


Tamarind Restaurant

Aboard the ms Eurodam and ms Nieuw Amsterdam, enjoy the Tamarind for food evoking the rich culinary traditions of Southeast Asian, China and Japan.


Main Dining

The two-tiered Dining Room with its sea views, white linens, sparkling crystal and Rosenthal china, elevates each dining occasion. Whether you choose a pre-set seating and dining time or the freedom each evening to dine "As You Wish".


Lido Restaurant

Lido Restaurant offers relaxed dining featuring a variety of selections. Breakfasts feature pancakes, fresh fruit, omelets and more. Lunch, choices include sushi, pizza, gourmet sandwiches and an extensive salad bar. In the evening, enjoy entrees from both the Lido and the main Dining Room.

Entertainment & Nightlife

Dazzling entertainment options abound on board Prinsendam.

Entertainment offered onboard Prinsendam:

  • Showroom at Sea
  • Casino
  • Explorer's Lounge
  • Movies in the Wajang Theater

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.

Activities


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.

Ship Facts

  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passengers capacity: 835
  • Gross Tonnnage: 37, 983 grt.
  • Length: 669 feet
  • Beam: 106 feet
  • Maximum speed:22 knots

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 Prinsendam:

  • Digital Workshop, powered by Windows
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Club HAL and The Loft
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Basketball & Volleyball courts
  • The Shops of Holland America Line

Dining

Before you board Holland America's Prinsendam, you must try to prepare your taste buds and appetites for the most scrumptious meals known to man. If you think you're prepare, come join our highly skilled chefs as they proceed to prepare their meals of sheer delight. You're guaranteed to become overwhelmed by what you're about to encounter. We'll be waiting.

  • La Fontaine Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Lido Restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating for breakfast and lunch
  • Odyssey Restaurant is an alternative dining room offering gourmet Italian fare
  • Java Bar serves specialty coffees
  • Complimentary 24-hour room service

Entertainment

Close your eyes and open your mind to all of the thrill seeking entertainment alternative that you'll have the opportunity to venture. No matter how you plan on spending your night, the Prinsedam remains well equip to accommodate each and every one of your desires. If you're looking for the relaxed scenery of a lounge, you'll find plenty. If you're in the mood for the mingling bar atmosphere, you'll feel completely comfortable in our bars.

  • Queen's Lounge offers lavish theatrical productions and orchestra
  • Crow's Nest is a lively lounge
  • Explorer's Lounge is a sophisticated place to meet for cocktails and conversation
  • Wajang Theater offers first-run movies
  • Neptune Lounge
  • Ocean Bar an intimate bar to meet for a few cocktails

Staterooms

Staterooms are put into different categories based on size as well as the location on the cruise ship.

All staterooms have twin or king beds, TV/VCR(satellite TV where available), fruit basket, telephone, safe, walk-in or large closets, bath with tub or shower, hair dryer and terry robes.