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ms Zaandam

ms Zaandam

About ms Zaandam

Offering an ideal cruise experience, the delightful Zaandam is large enough to accommodate fabulous amenities, yet maintain a sophisticated personalized ambiance. Understated elegance is featured throughout, with spacious areas, plush accommodations and many staterooms boasting private verandahs. With a wide variety of culinary choices there is something sure to please everyone. Kids will love the fun activities at Club HAL and teens will head to an area designed for them, The Loft and The Oasis.

Carrying a music theme throughout the ship, Zaandam is decorated with an amazing collection of memorabilia and artifacts including musical instruments that once belonged to such legends as Eric Clapton, Queen and the Rolling Stones, with a an iPod self-guided tour of these rare objects. Showcasing the magnificent three-story Atrium, is a spectacular Baroque-style Dutch pipe organ.

Highlights include 4 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, including one with a retractable glass room, a movie theater, complimentary classes at the Digital Workshop, rejuvenating treatments at the Greenhouse Spa and a state-of-the-art Fitness Center. Shop for duty-free items at the Signature Shops and luxury jewelry at Merabella. Active cruisers will head to the basketball and practice tennis courts. Have a coffee and read your morning paper at the Explorations Café. Fabulous lounges include the Silk Den, Explorer's and Crow's Nest. Indulge in the legendary “Chocolate Extravaganza,” for a mouth-watering experience.

Foodies will not want to miss the Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine magazine, with a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen, featuring cooking presentations and classes. They will also want to head to the Wine Tasting Bar and Gourmet Shops.

Offering a wide array of scrumptious dining choices, Zaandam is sure to please the most discerning culinary cruiser, including the two-level Rotterdam Dining Room, where you can savor delicious five-course dinners, Greenhouse Spa Cuisine selections, plus fabulous vegetarian and vegan choices. Dine in elegance and refinement at the Pinnacle Grill, offering delicious cuisine and luxurious appointments. Family-style Canaletto serves delicious regional Italian cuisine, while casual fare is offered at the Lido Restaurant and Terrace Grill. Complimentary room service is available 24/7.

Boasting selections from large interior and ocean-view staterooms to verandah suites and penthouses, you will love your spacious "home at sea," all elegantly appointed and with pillow-top mattresses. Select from a wide variety of elegantly appointed accommodations, all with a relaxed and comfortable ambiance.

Exciting entertainment includes performance at the Mondriaan Showroom, sing-along at the fun Piano Bar. Try your luck at the fully-equipped Casino. Everything awaits on the spectacular Zaandam.

Zaandam cruises to exciting worldwide destinations, include U.S. & Canada Pacific, Mexico, Alaska — Inside Passage, Alaska — Northbound and Southbound, Alaska — Tours & Cruises, U.S. & Canada Pacific, Hawaii, Coastal Cruises and Transcanal/Panama Canal.

ms Zaandam

Sanitation Rating 94
Star Rating 3.8
Attire Casual
Crew Size 615
Crew Nationality International
Regular Capacity 1432
Total Capacity 2047
Registry Netherlands
Year Built 2000
Year Refurbished 2007
Beam 105.8
Draft 25
Length 780
Tonnage 61,396
Passenger Space Ratio 44
Speed 23
Tipping (p/p per day) Up to $13.50
Beauty Salon Yes
Spa Yes
Casino Yes
110 Electricity Yes
Pools (Outside) 2
Pools (Inside) 1
Jacuzzi 2
Suites 197
Cabins inside 133
Cabins outside 386
Wheelchair Cabins 22
Elevators 12
Ship Type Premium
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Vista Suites (Verandah Suites)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 297–379 sq. ft. including verandah.

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Vista Suites (Verandah Suites)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 297–379 sq. ft. including verandah.

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Vista Suites (Verandah Suites)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 297–379 sq. ft. including verandah.

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Vista Suites (Verandah Suites)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 297–379 sq. ft. including verandah.

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Vista Suites (Verandah Suites)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 297–379 sq. ft. including verandah.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft. Stateroom 6104 on Verandah deck has a partial sea view.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Porthole)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All G-category staterooms have portholes. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Partial View)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All H-category staterooms have partial sea views. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Obstructed View)

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.

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Large Interior Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 182–293 sq. ft.

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Large Interior Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 182–293 sq. ft.

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Large Interior Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 182–293 sq. ft.

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Large Interior Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 182–293 sq. ft.

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Large Interior Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 182–293 sq. ft.

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Large Interior Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 182–293 sq. ft.

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Large Interior Staterooms

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 182–293 sq. ft.

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Pinnacle Suite (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. Approximately 1,296 sq. ft. including verandah.

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Neptune Suites (Deluxe Verandah Suites)

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. Approximately 558–566 sq. ft. including verandah.

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Neptune Suites (Deluxe Verandah Suites)

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. Approximately 558–566 sq. ft. including verandah.

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Canaletto

Deck: 8 - Lido

This authentic Italian restaurants offers a menu that celebrates spartire (Italian for "sharing"). Try Braised Chicken Cacciatore "al Forno," Branzino ai Ferri or a classic Italian pasta: spaghetti pomodoro or garlic shrimp-infused ravioli, perhaps. Buon appetito

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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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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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Marco Polo

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Exuding an atmosphere of artful elegance, the Marco Polo Restaurant is a charming spot with wonderful cuisine. Its walls lined with diverse artwork, the Marco Polo has a contemporary pan-European style, with the warmth of light beechwood.

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Pinnacle Grill

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Zaandam now features the Pinnacle Grill as its alternative restaurant. The cozy and intimate restaurant features Northwest-inspired cuisine.

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Rotterdam Dining Room

Decks: 5 - Upper Promenade 4 - Promenade

Savor world-class cuisine served on the finest Rosenthal china. Delicate stemware and exquisite linens grace every table; impeccable service and a warm ambience are a sanctuary of civilization.

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Terrace Grill

Deck: 8 - Lido

Right by the pool to serve you a snack.

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The Dining Room

Decks: 4 - Promenade 5 - Upper Promenade

The Dining Room.

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The Main Stage

Decks: 4 - Promenade 5 - Upper Promenade

The Main Stage.

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Wajang Theater & America's Test Kitchen

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Watch a show in our Wajang Theater to let the time pass.

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Infirmary & Doctors Office

Deck: 1 - Dolphin

Infirmary & Doctors Office.

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Casino

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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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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Erasmus Library

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Want to read a book? Come by and check out our collection.

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Future Cruises

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Future Cruises.

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Half Moon

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

What better place to hold a company meeting than at sea on one of our luxurious boats.

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Atrium

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

Stroll through the Atrium on your way to dinner, dancing, or drinks.

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The Website

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Plug in and power up at the most connected café on the high sea.

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Lido Pool

Deck: 8 - Lido

Enjoy an evening dip in the pool or whirlpool.

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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

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 Luxury Collection

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Merabella Luxury Collection.

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The Shop

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

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

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Photo Gallery

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Photo Gallery.

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Club HAL

Deck: 9 - Sports

Holland America Line has reinvented its popular Club HAL® with new supervised play areas and age- appropriate activities for kids ages 3 to 12. Creativity and fun are everywhere with art tables, board games, toys, video games and much more.

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The Loft

Deck: 9 - Sports

Designed to resemble a New York artist's loft, The Loft has a contemporary, open feel with cool places to just hang out. It's a place teens can call their own, with no children or adults.

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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

Fitness centers aboard each ship include exercise and weight training equipment, and sports courts may include tennis, volleyball or basketball. Their broad, generously proportioned teak decks are perfect for walkers and joggers, and when you are finished exercising, cool off in one of our pools.

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Greenhouse Spa and Salon

Deck: 8 - Lido

Work off all the food you ate with the latest equipment.

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Art Gallery

Decks: 4 - Promenade 5 - Upper Promenade

Art 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 Service

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Guest Service.

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Casino Bar

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Stop by the casino bar to get a drink while gaming away at our tables.

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Dolphin Bar

Deck: 8 - Lido

Need a drink while relaxing by the pool, come by for a treat.

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Explorations Cafe

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

The Explorations Café, powered by The New York Times offers 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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Java Bar

Deck: 4 - Promenade

After making a trip to the Java Café stop over to the Java bar for a drink to go with your order.

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Lido Bar

Deck: 8 - Lido

Need a drink while relaxing by the pool, come by for a treat.

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Ocean Bar

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Relax with a Hurricane or Mai Tai while viewing the ocean and a sunset from the ship.

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Piano Bar

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Passengers can enjoy quiet cocktails and soft background music in the Piano Bar.

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Winetasting Bar & Gourmet Shops

Deck: 4 - Promenade

Winetasting Bar & Gourmet Shops.

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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.

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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

Guests pass the evening with cocktails and dancing in the Hudson Lounge.

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Kings room

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

Kings room.

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Mondriaan Lounge

Deck: 4 - Promenade

The Lounge has a light and airy mix of natural fabrics and rich, polished woods, creating a warm, relaxing atmosphere.

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Neptune Lounge

Deck: 7 - Navigation

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.

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Seaview Lounge

Deck: 5 - Upper Promenade

The Lounge has a light and airy mix of natural fabrics and rich, polished woods, creating a warm, relaxing atmosphere.

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Sports Courts

Deck: 9 - Sports

Sports Courts.

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