Overview

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 (available beginning late July 2017). 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.

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

 

Spectacular Shows, Live Music, Diverse Lounges, Movies and Casino Gaming

Evenings on board glitter with choices. Arrive in a lounge to the strains of a lively dance band. Take in a thrilling show on stage. Share a martini flight in Mix; sing along in the Piano Bar. Stay up late into the night.

Casino

Whether you are an experienced gambler or rolling the dice for the first time, our Casino offers games for all levels, as well as complimentary lessons.

Movies in the Wajang Theatre

Complimentary films and popcorn are waiting for you in your ship’s movie theatre.

Ocean Bar

Enjoy cocktails and ocean views while listening to live string music.

Pinnacle Bar

Queen’s Lounge

Wine Bar

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.

  • BBC Earth Experiences:
    Enjoy exclusive BBC Earth Natural History content on board. Learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, children’s activities and featured cruises.
  • Club HAL:
    Club HAL provides a wide variety of exciting youth and teen-friendly activities for guests ages 3 to 17, supervised by full-time staff with degrees in education, recreation, childhood development or related fields.
  • Digital Workshop, powered by Windows:
    Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®.
  • Explorations Cafe:
    Powered by The New York Times: a comfortable, coffee house environment where you can browse through an extensive library, surf the Internet and check email or simply read the morning paper.
  • Greenhouse Treatment Room:
    Features heavenly beauty and wellness rituals. Enjoy a facial, hot stone massage, steam in a thermal suite and have your hair and nails done for a special evening.
  • Fitness Center:
    For rejuvenation through exercise, we offer fitness classes in yoga, Pilates and more, as well as a professionally staffed Fitness Center equipped with the latest cardio and weight machines. Two refreshing outdoor pools also await, along with basketball and volleyball courts on deck.
  • The Loft:
    For teens ages 13 – 17, they will have their own places to hang out in The Loft for late-night sporting competitions, yoga and dance classes, cooking demos and teens-only nightclub events.

 

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.

Facts

Ship”s Registry: The Netherlands
Passengers capacity: 1,755
Crew Members: 615
Gross Tonnage: 62,735 grt
Length: 686 feet
Beam: 106
Maximum Speed: 22.5 knots
Dedicated: October 30, 2000, by Mrs. Janet Lanterman