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Rotterdam
Rotterdam
Ship
Rotterdam
Overview

With her multi-million dollar art and antique collection, wide teak decks and classic lines, Rotterdam evokes nautical tradition while delivering state-of-the-art amenities. While on board, enjoy a cooking show or hands-on workshop from America's Test Kitchen. Work out in our fully equipped Fitness Center. Savor the world's great cuisines in our specialty restaurants. Explore the world's wonders with BBC Earth Experiences presentations and activities.

Dining

Explorations Cafe

At Explorations Cafe, 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.

24-Hour In-Room Dining

Sleep in and have breakfast delivered. Enjoy an early dinner on your verandah before an evening excursion. Order a salad, sandwich or entree 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.

Pinnacle Grill

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. Complementing your perfectly prepared meals are boutique wines from the Pacific Northwest and other celebrated vineyards from around the world. *Meals at Pinnacle Grill are half price for kids 12 years old or under, or free when they order from the kids' menu.

Canaletto

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: tiramisu, cannoli alla Siciliana, gelato, and more. Buon appetito! Including pasta made fresh daily. Buon Appetito!

Dive-In

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.

The Dining Room

For an elegant breakfast, leisurely lunch or unforgettable multi-course dinner, The Dining Room is your destination. Behind the scenes, our Culinary Council, an elite team of seven world-renowned chefs, and our talented onboard executive chefs have worked to bring each dish to perfection. For dinner, choose from classics such as Boneless Lamb Loin en Croute, Rosemary Roasted Chicken, as well as regionally inspired cuisine and artfully prepared vegetarian dishes. Enrich your journey with an extensive selection of wines, carefully selected by our Wine Curator, world-renowned wine critic James Suckling.

Lido Market

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.

New York Pizza

At New York Pizza, choose from a variety of scrumptious, 9-inch, thin-crust pies. Named for New York's famed five boroughs, our signature pizzas are made to order and topped with only the finest ingredients. Culinary Council member Ethan Stowell has also contributed signature pizza recipes to the menu. Enjoy your pizza by day while overlooking the Lido pool, and into the night. This venue is New York Deli & Pizza on Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam.

Activities

If you''''re looking for the ultimate cruising experience that you''''ll remember for a lifetime, you''''ve come aboard the right ship. The ship of Holland America''''s Zaandam is well equipped to accommodate all of your activity possibilities. From the moment you embark this vessel to the second before you disembark, you''''re guaranteed to become so occupied that it will be virtually impossible to keep track of the days nor the hour.

  • Gymnasium fitness center
  • Dual saunas
  • Massage rooms
  • Beauty Salon/Barber Shop
  • Tennice practice courts
  • Library
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.

Dancing with the Stars: At Sea

Whether you like to Tango or Quickstep, or enjoy watching sizzling dance performances, you can experience the excitement of ABC''s hit show Dancing with the Stars: At Sea on board Holland America Line.

Cruise guests can learn the steps, meet the stars, and join the fun. Six feature theme cruises offer an in depth Dancing with the Stars: At Sea experience with dance lessons from the pros, a question-and-answer session, photo opportunities and a dazzling production with the stars and glamorous costuming from the show.

In addition to the theme cruises, all 15 ships in the Holland America Line fleet will feature exclusive Dancing with the Stars: At Sea dance lessons developed by the show''s professionals and lead by the onboard dance team. Select guests from these classes will be invited to dance center stage in the show lounge in an exciting dance-off performance.

BB King''s Blues Club

Due to the tremendous popularity of the B.B. King''s Blues Club on ms Eurodam, Holland America Line is pleased to welcome B.B. King''s Blues Club to the ms Westerdam, ms Zuiderdam, ms Noordam, and ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Join these world-class musicians as they create a dynamic energy that will move you to sing and dance along.

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.

Dining & Activities

La Fontaine Dining Room: features impeccable service and an extensive wine list. Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options.

Pinnacle Grill: This intimate reservations-only venue offers an elegant, sophisticated dining experience. Featuring premium Sterling Silver beef, inspired seafood dishes and many select wines rated "Excellent" by Wine Spectator - as well as distinctive Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.

Taste of De Librije: Offered once per cruise, the Pinnacle Grill transforms into "Taste of De Librije" featuring the cuisine of Culinary Council member and Michelin Star Chef Jonnie Boer. Named after Boer's restaurant in the Netherlands, the menu will showcase a selection of starters, soups, entrees and desserts from his land-based eatery.

Canaletto Restaurant: Named for a famous 18th-century Venetian artist, Canaletto is your destination onboard for an intimate Italian dinner. The evening begins with the chef's selection of antipasti with a taste of the delicious fare and personal, polished service to follow.

Lido Restaurant: offers a relaxed ambiance for all three meals and features a variety of fresh, cooked-to-order specialties.

Mix: an innovative meeting place featuring three specialty venues: Champagne, for mid-day mimosas or anytime celebrations; Martinis, for Grey Goose cocktails and martini flights; and Spirits & Ales for microbrews, single malts and sports updates.

The Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine Magazine: our state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen offering interactive gourmet cooking lessons taught by our own Master Chefs or culinary guests.

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 Spa & Salon: 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.

Queen's Show Lounge: features talented vocalists, dancers, illusionists, comedians and variety acts.

Crow's Nest: offers sweeping 270 degree views during the day, and a hip, fashionable nightclub each evening.

Digital Workshop, powered by Windows: Guests will be able to "show and tell" their vacation memories, learning how to share all their digital memories through email, blogging and social networking so friends and family can see where they've been cruising even before they return home. Free workshops taught by Microsoft-trained "techsperts" make it easy and fun, even for novices

Club HAL: our dedicated youth facilities and activities for kids ages 3 - 12; activities are supervised and age appropriate.

The Loft: designed exclusively for teens (13 - 17) to have fun, socialize and hang out with people their own age.

Ship Facts
  • Entered Service: 1997
  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passenger Capacity: 1,404
  • Gross Tonnage: 61,849 grt.
  • Length: 780 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum speed: 25 knots
Categories

Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

Vista Suites
Category Code(s)
A
B
BB
BC
Description
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Vista Suites (Some Accessible)
Category Code(s)
AA
Description
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.
Vista Spa Suites
Category Code(s)
BQ
Description
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Includes yoga mats and exclusive spa treatments from the nearby Greenhouse Spa and Salon.
Large Ocean-view Staterooms
Category Code(s)
C
D
DA
DD
E
F
Description
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.
Lanai Staterooms (Some Accessible)
Category Code(s)
CA
Description
Lanai Staterooms (Some Accessible): 2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck. Fully accessible rooms have single side approach to the bed, roll-in shower only.
Ocean-view Spa Staterooms (Some Accessible)
Category Code(s)
CQ
Description
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Fully accessible rooms have single side approach to the bed, roll-in shower only. Includes yoga mats and exclusive spa treatments from the nearby Greenhouse Spa and Salon.
Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
Category Code(s)
EE
FF
Description
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.
Large Porthole Ocean-view (Some Accessible)
Category Code(s)
G
Description
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All G-category staterooms have portholes. Fully accessible rooms have single side approach to the bed, roll-in shower only. Aambulatory accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.
Lg. PH Ocean-view (Partial View / Some Accessible)
Category Code(s)
H
HH
Description
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All H-category staterooms have partial sea views. Aambulatory accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.
Large Interior Staterooms
Category Code(s)
I
J
K
L
M
MM
N
Description
2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.
Pinnacle Suites
Category Code(s)
PS
Description
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.
Neptune Suites
Category Code(s)
SA
Description
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.
Neptune Suites (Some Accessible)
Category Code(s)
SB
Description
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. Fully accessible rooms have single side approach to the bed, roll-in shower only.

Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.

Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • A Vista Suites
    AA Vista Suites (Some Accessible)
    B Vista Suites
    BB Vista Suites
    BC Vista Suites
    BQ Vista Spa Suites
    C Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    CA Lanai Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    CQ Ocean-view Spa Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    D Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    DA Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    DD Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    E Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    EE Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    F Large Ocean-view Staterooms
    FF Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    G Large Porthole Ocean-view (Some Accessible)
    H Lg. PH Ocean-view (Partial View / Some Accessible)
    HH Lg. PH Ocean-view (Partial View / Some Accessible)
    I Large Interior Staterooms
    J Large Interior Staterooms
    K Large Interior Staterooms
    L Large Interior Staterooms
    M Large Interior Staterooms
    MM Large Interior Staterooms
    N Large Interior Staterooms
    PS Pinnacle Suites
    SA Neptune Suites
    SB Neptune Suites (Some Accessible)
Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Connecting rooms
    Wheelchair accessible
    Fully accessible, roll-in shower only
    2 lower beds or converts to 1 queen-size
    Fully accessible with with single side approach to the bed.
    Fully obstructed view
    Partial sea view
    Shower Only
    Bathtub and shower
    Triple (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed)
    Quad (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed, 1 upper)
    Ambulatory accessible
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Sports Deck

Sports Deck
Vendor
Holland America Line
General
Welcome to Holland America Line, recognized for nearly 150 years as a leader in premium cruising. Today, our fleet of 14 ships visit more than 470 ports of call in 98 countries connecting with all seven continents. Holland America Line guests are endlessly curious, looking to go beyond typical tourist experiences.

They're not looking for things like waterslides, go-karts, roller coasters or climbing walls when they cruise. They are explorers who appreciate the one-of-a-kind experiences curated by the experts who manage our exclusive Explorations Central destination immersion programming, with local cultural insights, insider travel tips, and unique shore excursions for an authentic experience in each destination. They are foodies who want unrivaled experiences in food, wine and spirits, and enjoy the award-winning dining influenced by our Culinary Council of seven world-renowned celebrity chefs.

They're music lovers who appreciate the best in live music - exclusively on board at Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King's Blues Club, Billboard Onboard, Rolling Stone Rock Room, Postmodern Jukebox, and more.* And, they want to pursue these passions on perfectly sized, refreshingly uncrowded ships that combine classic design with contemporary elegance - all with service that attends to every detail, every day. Come, savor the journey.
*Venues vary by ship*.
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