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ms Rotterdam

ms Rotterdam

About ms Rotterdam

Designed to offer a perfect balance for the ideal cruise experience, the Rotterdam is large enough for many exciting amenities, yet small enough to provide a sophisticated intimate atmosphere. Diverse activities, fabulous entertainment, luxurious accommodations, fabulous casual and elegant dining options, await you on your next cruise aboard the Rotterdam. With white-gloved service and a classic cruise ambiance coupled with modern features, it is no surprise this delightful ship is so popular. Providing special amenities and service, The Retreat is a private resort-like pool area for adults, perfect for quiet and relaxation.

Boasting a multi-million-dollar art collection that includes Holland America memorabilia, oil paintings, sculptures and much more. Showcasing the stunning three-deck Atrium is a unique and stunning clock tower with sculptures and 14 clocks that tell the time around the world.

Foodies will flock to the Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine magazine, has a state-of-the-art kitchen for cooking presentations and classes. Bring out your inner techie at the complimentary Digital Workshop, offering classes in such topics as photo editing and blogging. Enjoy unforgettable views at the Crow's Nest and savor the diverse 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 the Rotterdam ideal for families.

Rejuvenate at nirvana, also known as the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, offering top-rate beauty and wellness treatments. Keep up with your workouts at the state-of-the-art Fitness Center and take a yoga and Pilates class. Shop at fantastic duty-free stores and splurge at the luxury jewelry boutique, Merabella. Head for the two pools, basketball and practice tennis courts. Greet the day outside with a daily Tai Chi session.

Rotterdam features everything from casual outdoor eateries to elegant formal dining, including the stunning two-level La Fontaine Dining Room, with floor-to-ceiling windows and a dramatic double staircase. 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. Family-style Canaletto, serving delicious Italian dishes. Indulge in afternoon tea and enjoy complimentary in-room dining. Relax at the popular coffeehouse-like Explorations Café that is a combination of coffee bar and Internet center. Savor nightly delights on the Lido deck including the decadent "Chocolate Extravaganza." Complimentary room service is offered 24/7.

Providing a private retreat, the Rotterdam boasts 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,” standard cabins are some of the largest at sea. Innovative Lanai Staterooms boast sliding glass doors that open directly onto the Lower Promenade Deck, making it easy to go strolling any time and Spa Suites offer special related amenities. There are accommodations for everyone.

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 and try your luck at the casino. Mix combines three bars in one; Champagne, Martini and Spirits and Ale. It all awaits you on the incredible Rotterdam.

Rotterdam cruises to exciting worldwide destinations, including Scandinavia & Fjords, Baltic/Russia, Canary Islands, Caribbean — Southern, Mediterranean — East, Mediterranean — West, Asia/Africa/M.E., South Asia, Europe — Southern, British Isles & Coastal, Greece/Turkey/Black Sea and World & Exotic.

ms Rotterdam

Sanitation Rating 98
Star Rating 3.7
Attire Casual
Crew Size 600
Crew Nationality International
Regular Capacity 1404
Total Capacity 2004
Registry Netherlands
Year Built 1997
Year Refurbished 2009
Beam 105.8 ft
Draft 26 ft
Length 780 ft
Tonnage 61,849
Passenger Space Ratio 45
Speed 25 knots
Tipping (p/p per day) Up to $13.50
Beauty Salon Yes
Spa Yes
Casino Yes
110 Electricity Yes
Pools (Outside) 2
Jacuzzi 2
Laundry Yes
Suites 192
Verandas 0
Cabins inside 125
Cabins outside 385
Wheelchair Cabins 18
Elevators 12
Ship Type Premium
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Verandah Suite (Vista)

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

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Verandah Suite (Vista)

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 (Vista)

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

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Verandah Suite (Vista)

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

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BC

Verandah Suite (Vista)

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

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Spa Verandah Suite (Vista)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator. Opt for the serenity of a new Spa Suite or Stateroom, featuring modern spa amenities such as yoga mats, an iPod® docking station, and a countertop water feature in-room. Also available are exclusive spa treatments from the nearby Greenhouse Spa and Salon.

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Large Oceanview Stateroom

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

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CA

Oceanview Stateroom (Lanai)

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

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Spa Oceanview Stateroom

Opt for the serenity of a new Spa Suite or Stateroom, featuring modern spa amenities such as yoga mats, an iPod® docking station, and a countertop water feature in-room. Also available are exclusive spa treatments from the nearby Greenhouse Spa and Salon. 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. Stateroom 6104 on Verandah deck has a partial sea view. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Oceanview Stateroom

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

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DA

Large Oceanview Stateroom

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

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DD

Large Oceanview Stateroom

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

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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-sizebed, bathtub & shower. Staterooms 3320,3321,3327 on Lower Promenade deck have a partial sea view.

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F

Large Oceanview Stateroom

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

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FF

Large Oceanview Stateroom

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

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G

Large Oceanview Stateroom (Porthole)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-sizebed, bathtub & shower. Porthole window.

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Large Oceanview Stateroom (Partial View)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-sizebed, bathtub & shower. Partial sea view.

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HH

Large Oceanview Stateroom (Obstructed View)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queensize bed, bathtub & shower. Fully obstructed view.

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Large Interior Stateroom

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

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Large Interior Stateroom

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

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K

Large Interior Stateroom

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

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L

Large Interior Stateroom

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

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M

Large Interior Stateroom

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

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MM

Large Interior Stateroom

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

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N

Large Interior Stateroom

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

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PS

Penthouse Verandah Suite (Pinnacle)

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, minibar, refrigerator, guest toilet.

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Deluxe Verandah Suite (Neptune)

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

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Deluxe Verandah Suite (Neptune)

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

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Canaletto Restaurant

Deck: 8 - Lido

Canaletto Restaurant.

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Dive-In

Deck: 8 - Lido

We tasted 127 of the best burgers in North America and created our own trade-marked secret sauce for a burger that is leagues apart. Also available at this casual poolside grill: Nathan's Famous gourmet hot dogs and vegetarian fare.

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La Fontaine Dining Room

Decks: 5 - Upper Promenade 4 - Promenade

The sumptuous, two-tiered La Fontaine Dining Room is adorned with brocade paneling and a hand-crafted, Venetian glass ceiling.

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Lido Restaurant

Deck: 8 - Lido

The Lido features both an indoor, air-conditioned restaurant and portable buffet bars outside on the deck, offering some healthy choices among its many other choices.

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Lower Dinning Room

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Lower Dinning Room.

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New York Pizza

Deck: 8 - Lido

Served up poolside: Italian salads and personal pan pizzas made with a thin crust and a sauce so savory New York Pizza* does its namesake city proud.

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Pinnacle Grill

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Refined and luxurious, the Pinnacle Grill represents the height of exceptional dining on board. Make a reservation and plan to celebrate the day's adventures in an intimate setting, where tables are set with crisp linens and dazzling stemware. Open for lunch and dinner, the Pinnacle Grill features dishes inspired by America's Pacific Northwest, such as king salmon from Alaska and choice, responsibly raised beef from Washington State's Double R Ranch. Complementing your perfectly prepared meals are wonderfully boutique wines from the Pacific Northwest and other celebrated vineyards from around the world.

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Upper Dinning Room

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Upper Dinning Room.

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The Main Stage

Deck: 4 - Promenade

The Main Stage.

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Wajang Theatre & Culinary Arts Center

Deck: 4 - Promenade

The Culinary Arts Center program, presented by Food & Wine magazine, is a groundbreaking program that integrates guests' love for fine food and wine with a unique and entertaining experience.

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Infirmary & Doctor's Office

Deck: 1 - Dolphin

We are here in case of an emergency.

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Casino & Mix

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Everyone loves a good thrill and what better a way to get one then spending a night out at the casino. Try your hand at the slots, the tables, and craps, of course.

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Explorations Café

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

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 provided by Torrefazione Italia.

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Atrium

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

The lavish, three-story atrium is highlighted by a unique interpretation of a 17th-century Flemish clock tower featuring 14 clocks which represent the Rotterdam's worldwide destinations.

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Lido Pool

Deck: 8 - Lido

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.

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Whirl Pools

Deck: 8 - Lido

Whirl Pools.

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BasketBall Court

Deck: 9 - Sports

BasketBall Court.

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Practice Tennis Courts

Deck: 9 - Sports

Enjoy a game of Tennis on our state of the art court on the Sports Deck.

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Sliding Dome Cover

Deck: 9 - Sports

Sliding Dome Cover.

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Lido Market

Deck: 8 - Lido

Lido Market provides a fresh, new approach to casual dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner, with a panoramic view of the sea. A modern marketplace with different themed stations, the Lido offers a curated selection of delicious options to grab on the go or to have quickly made to order.

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Merabella Lexury Shop

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Merabella Lexury Shop.

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Shopping Arcade

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Upscale shopping for dresses, tuxedos, and fine jewelry will satisfy any shopper in the Shopping Arcade.

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The Shops of Halland America

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

The Shops of Halland America.

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Wine Tasting Bar & Gourmet Shops

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Whether you're learning to navigate your way through a winelist 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.

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Photo Gallery

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Photo Gallery.

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Photo Shop

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Photo Shop.

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Journeys Ashore

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Journeys Ashore.

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The Loft

Deck: 9 - Sports

New areas designed exclusively for teens (ages 13-17) to have fun, socialize and hang out with people their own age.

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The Oasis

Deck: 10 - Sky

New areas designed exclusively for teens (ages 13-17) to have fun, socialize and hang out with people their own age.

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Video Arcade

Deck: 9 - Sports

Up-to-date games for the kids and all the classics for you to enjoy in the Arcade.

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Boutique

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Come check out the Boutique and buy a souvenir for yourself or a loved one

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Beauty Salon

Deck: 8 - Lido

Get your hair or nails done at our fine salon.

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Fitness Center

Deck: 8 - Lido

ake a class in our professionally staffed Fitness Center* equipped with the latest cardio and weight machines. On deck are basketball and volleyball courts and two refreshing pools.

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The Greenhouse Spa & Salon

Deck: 8 - Lido

During a leisurely day at sea, few places help you refresh, relax and rejuvenate like the Greenhouse Spa & Salon and Fitness Center. 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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Lincoln center Stage

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Lincoln center Stage.

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Neptune Lounge

Deck: 7 - Navigation

Neptune Lounge.

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Art Gallery

Decks: 5 - Upper Promenade 4 - Promenade

Step into the Art Gallery, lovingly tended by a knowledgable curator, and you'll discover pieces that flirt with your imagination, tempt you to broaden your artistic palate, and challenge you to ponder a multitude of meanings.

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Club Hal

Deck: 9 - Sports

Kids ages 3 to 17 can enjoy an array of exciting activities, supervised by full-time staff with professional degrees.

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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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Lido Bar

Deck: 8 - Lido

Lido Bar.

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Ocean Bar

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Ocean Bar.

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Tropic Bar

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

The Tropic bar is the perfect place to forget about life for awhile.

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Ambassador Lounge

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Life is a dance -- where better to kick up your heels than on the golden floor of the Ambassador Lounge? Ladies, take your partners!

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Crow's Nest

Deck: 9 - Sports

The Crow's Nest lounge offers unsurpassed ocean views from its location on the uppermost deck of the ship, Dutch high tea, after-dinner cordials, and late-night dancing.

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Explorer's Lounge

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

So many noteworthy events take place in the Explorer's Lounge: Royal Dutch Tea, after-dinner coffee and liqueurs, private receptions.

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Hudson Room

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Hudson Room.

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Queen's Lounge (Showroom at Sea)

Decks: 4 - Promenade 5 - Upper Promenade

Dazzling and daring, the Queen's Lounge is the ultimate show venue with plush seating and brilliant red and blue décor. Music, theatre, dance, comedy and culture all come to life on its illustrious stage.

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The Main Stage Balcony

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

The Main Stage Balcony.

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