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ms Amsterdam

ms Amsterdam

About ms Amsterdam

Designed to offer a perfect balance for the ideal cruise experience, the ms Amsterdam is large enough for many exciting amenities, yet small enough to provide a sophisticated atmosphere. Diverse activities, fabulous entertainment, luxurious accommodations and various dining options from casual fare to fine dining await you on your next cruise aboard the delightful ms Amsterdam. Offering an intimate ambiance, the stunning mid-sized ship is ideal for the first-time cruiser and the seasoned traveler.

Holland America's "Signature of Excellence" features include an all-suite concierge deck with the Neptune Lounge, for exclusive use of Deluxe Verandah Suite and Penthouse Verandah Suite guests. Perfect for foodies, the Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine magazine, has a state-of-the-art kitchen for cooking presentations, classes and wine tastings and art aficionados will be amazed at the ship's $2 million collection.

Sharpen your computer skills at the complimentary Digital Workshop, powered by Windows® or enjoy sweeping views at the Crow's Nest. Try the fabulous selections at the Winetasting Bar and Gourmet Shop. Offering plenty of fun activities for kids through Club HAL, plus The Loft and The Oasis, designed for teens, including their own pool, makes Amsterdam ideal for families.

Rejuvenate at the serene Greenhouse Spa & Salon, featuring amazing beauty and wellness treatments. Keep up with your workouts at the state-of-the-art Fitness Center and take a yoga class. Shop at fantastic duty-free stores and splurge at the luxury jewelry boutique, Merabella. Fun awaits outdoors at the two pools, basketball, volleyball and practice tennis courts.

ms Amsterdam features everything from casual outdoor eateries to elegant choices. Dine at the stunning two-level La Fontaine Dining Room, and savor delicious five-course dinners, including spa selections, as well as cuisine from an extensive vegetarian and vegan menu. Dine in elegance on exquisite cuisine at the Pinnacle Grill, with luxurious appointments, including Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.

Experience the glamour and world-famous cuisine of the legendary New York restaurant at "An Evening at Le Cirque," when the room is transformed to mirror the legendary eatery and enjoy family-style dining at Canaletto, serving delicious Italian dishes. Indulge in afternoon tea and enjoy complimentary in-room dining. Relax at the coffeehouse-like Explorations Café and savor delights at the "Chocolate Extravaganza."

Providing a private retreat, the ms Amsterdam's spacious staterooms and Verandah Suites are sure to revive. Surround yourself in comfort with lovely cheerful color schemes and Mariner's Dream Beds. Designed to off the utmost in comfort, staterooms and suites are your "home at sea."

Glittering evenings are filled with fabulous entertainment choices. Take in an exciting show, join a sing-along at the fun Piano Bar and dance the night away at Northern Lights. Watch dazzling performances at the spectacular Queen's Show Lounge or try your luck at the casino. It all awaits you on the ms Amsterdam.

ms Amsterdam cruises to worldwide destinations, including Alaska, Transcanal/Panama Canal, Hawaii/Tahiti/South Pacific Islands, Japan & Far East and World & Exotic.

Holland America Line

Amsterdam

Sanitation Rating 96/2009
Star Rating 3.5
Attire Casual
Crew Size 615
Crew Nationality International
Regular Capacity 1380
Total Capacity 1995
Registry Netherlands
Year Built 2000
Year Refurbished 2005
Beam 105.8
Draft 25
Length 780
Tonnage 62,735
Passenger Space Ratio 46
Speed 22.5
Tipping (p/p per day) Up to $13.50
Beauty Salon Yes
Spa 1
Casino Yes
110 Electricity Yes
Pools (Outside) 2
Pools (Inside) 0
Jacuzzi 2
Laundry Yes
Suites 172
Cabins inside 133
Cabins outside 385
Wheelchair Cabins 21
Elevators 12
Ship Type R Class
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Verandah Suite

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Verandah Suite

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Superior Verandah Suite

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator,floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Verandah Suite

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Large Oceanview Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

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Lanai Ocean View Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck.

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Large Oceanview Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

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DA

Large Oceanview Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

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DD

Large Oceanview Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

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E

Large Oceanview Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

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EE

Large Oceanview Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

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F

Large Oceanview Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

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Large Oceanview Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

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Large Oceanview Stateroom (Porthole)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All G-category staterooms have portholes.

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Large Oceanview Stateroom (Partial View)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All H-category staterooms have partial sea views.

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Large Oceanview Stateroom (Obstructed View)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.

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Large Inside Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

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Large Inside Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

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K

Large Inside Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

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L

Large Inside Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

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M

Large Inside Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

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MM

Large Inside Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

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Standard Inside Stateroom

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

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Penthouse Verandah Suite

Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Deluxe Suite Verandah

2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Deluxe Suite Verandah

2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Canaletto Restaurant

Deck: 8 - Lido

In Italy, there’s nothing more important than coming together to celebrate the joy of great food. This is the inspiration for our onboard Italian restaurant, Canaletto. Enjoy amazing Italian classics like braised chicken cacciatore al forno, branzino ai ferri or garlic shrimp ravioli. And for dessert: tiramisù, cannoli alla Siciliana, gelato, and more. Buon appetito! Including pasta made fresh daily. Buon Appetito!

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Dining Room

Decks: 4 - Promenade 5 - Upper Promenade

Sleep in and have breakfast delivered. Enjoy an early dinner on your verandah before an evening excursion. Order a salad, sandwich or entrée any time. In-Room Dining is only a phone call away. All selections are included in your cruise fare unless otherwise noted on the in-room menu.

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Dive-In

Deck: 8 - Lido

Dive-In offers a variety of casual culinary classics, using the highest quality ingredients. Enjoy a burger, grilled to perfection and served on a toasted brioche with our own trade-marked secret sauce. Savor a succulent Nathan’s Famous gourmet hot dog with golden French fries. Or choose a grilled chicken breast sandwich or juicy portabella mushroom stack. Dive-In is the perfect spot to dine poolside on the best burgers at sea.

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Explorations Cafe

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

At Explorations Café, presented by The New York Times, relax in a comfortable, coffee house environment where you can browse through one of the most extensive libraries at sea, view a wide array of audio and video programming, or simply read the morning paper. Guests can also enjoy fresh pastries and their favorite espresso drink.

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Pinnacle Grill

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Reserve a table in the intimate Pinnacle Grill for lunch or dinner and celebrate the day’s adventures with cuisine inspired by the bounty of America’s Pacific Northwest. In this elegantly appointed room, service is warm and engaging, and a meal is an event. The menu focuses on premium ingredients expertly prepared—from wild-caught king salmon from Alaska to sustainably raised beef from Washington State’s Double R Ranch. And, every evening in this venue offers a chance for you to experience the signature recipes of Culinary Council Chef David Burke.

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Wajang Theater & America's Test Kitchen

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Holland America Line guests can experience America’s Test Kitchen’s enticing array of live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops. Learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes for making delectable dishes with confidence. Designed exclusively with Holland America Line, this new culinary programming is currently available on select ships.

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Medical Center

Deck: 1 - Dolphin

Medical Center.

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The Mainstage

Decks: 4 - Promenade 5 - Upper Promenade

Showcasing comedy, song, dance and more, the Mainstage presents myriad performances and presentations to entertain and inform throughout your voyage, including Holland America Line exclusives such as the BBC Earth Experiences live show Planet Earth II in Concert.

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Casino

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Your Holland America Line ship’s Casino offers a wide array of gaming options. Whether you prefer slot machines or want to try your hand at blackjack or poker, our dealers and staff are available to provide instruction — and we offer many engaging tournament options. The Casino is only open at sea.

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Future Cruises

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Future Cruises.

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Hudson Room

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Hudson Room.

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Lido Pool

Deck: 8 - Lido

Lido Pool.

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Sea View Pool and Bar

Deck: 8 - Lido

Sea View Pool and Bar.

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Sliding Dome Cover

Deck: 9 - Sports

Sliding Dome Cover.

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Lido Market

Deck: 8 - Lido

Explore a world of intriguing culinary possibilities in the Lido Market. Steps from the Lido pool, this modern marketplace includes a curated selection of delicious options that you can grab on the go or have made to order: Breadboard, with freshly baked breads and pastries; Wild Harvest, offering a bountiful selection of hearty salads; Homestead, serving up comfort classics; Distant Lands, featuring global cuisine; Sweet Spot, for ice cream creations and desserts; Roasting Pan, hand-carved meats, fish and other hearty entrees; Perk, freshly brewed beverages and chilled juices; Quench, premium coffee, beer, wine, and soda available for purchase; Rise, savory quiches, croissants and sandwiches, and more.

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Merabella Luxury Collection

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Merabella Luxury Collection

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The Shop

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

The Shop.

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Club Hal

Deck: 9 - Sports

Holland America Line's youth activities program, Club HAL, offers an array of entertaining events for kids and teens ages 3-17, supervised by a full-time, professionally trained staff. They'll have an opportunity to join other kids their age for arts and crafts, sports, video game competitions, scavenger hunts, challenging team games and themed parties.

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The Loft

Deck: 9 - Sports

The Loft.

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Fitness Center

Deck: 8 - Lido

Stop by the professionally staffed Fitness Center equipped with the latest cardio and weight machines. Try one of our classes on indoor cycling, Pilates and more or work out at your own pace. You can also head out for fresh air and exercise on deck, where you'll find basketball and volleyball courts, and two refreshing pools (available on select ships). Some classes may have a nominal fee.

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The Greenhouse Spa and Salon

Deck: 8 - Lido

During a leisurely day at sea, few places help you refresh, relax and rejuvenate like the Greenhouse Spa & Salon®. This heavenly retreat nurtures every aspect of your well-being with renowned spa rituals and healing touches. In the spa, pamper your skin with facial treatments featuring premium, naturally sourced ingredients. Nurture your body, too, with massage treatments employing time-honored, hands-on massage techniques gleaned from around the world.

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Art Gallery

Decks: 4 - Promenade 5 - Upper Promenade

Art Gallery.

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Photo Gallery

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Photo Gallery.

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Digital Workshop

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Guests on Holland America Line cruises can learn how to display and share their vacation memories in free Digital Workshop powered by Windows® classes. Available on all ships, these complimentary classes are led by trained Digital Workshop Hosts.

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Guest Services

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Guest Services.

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Launderette

Decks: 6 - Verandah 3 - Lower Promenade

Launderette.

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Lido Bar

Deck: 8 - Lido

Lido Bar.

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Ocean Bar

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Enjoy live music in this popular bar perfect for pre-dinner cocktails.

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Piano Bar

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Holland America Line offers you a wide selection of lounges on board. In the Piano Bar, gather around and sing along as our pianist plays your favorites.

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Sports Bar

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Sports Bar.

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Crow's Nest

Deck: 9 - Sports

Holland America Line offers you a wide selection of lounges onboard. The panoramic view takes center stage in The Crow's Nest at the top of the ship, where you can relax just about any time of day and enjoy your favorite drink.

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Explorer's Lounge

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

The Explorer’s Lounge is an elegant and refined space to enjoy a glass of wine, a cocktail, or your favorite liqueur.

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Kings Room

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Kings Room.

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Neptune Lounge

Deck: 7 - Navigation

Neptune Lounge.

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Sports court

Deck: 9 - Sports

Sports court.

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Atrium

Decks: 3 - Lower Promenade 4 - Promenade 5 - Upper Promenade

The Atrium is a sublime arena of grand dimension, tempered by soft hues and the gentle play of light and glass. With its central location, the lively atrium is the focal point of the ship.

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