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ms Amsterdam

ms Amsterdam

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One of Holland America Line's beautiful R Class cruise ships, ms Amsterdam is an elegant mid-sized vessel that offers guests attentive service, gourmet cuisine, a variety of entertainment options, and fabulous itineraries throughout the world. This vessel, which was built in Italy, is the third ship to bear the name Amsterdam in Holland America's long history.

Among the many dining options available on this premium cruise ship is the two-story La Fontaine Dining Room, the ship's main dining room that features a multi-course menu on each night of the cruise. With Holland America Line's As You Wish® dining program, guests are able to choose (before the cruise) if they'd prefer to dine at La Fontaine in a traditional (assigned) or open dining format. Also on board ms Amsterdam is the upscale Pinnacle Grill, Canaletto (a casual Italian eatery), as well as the Lido Restaurant (which has a large buffet that's filled with wonderful international dishes, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner). Also available on all ms Amsterdam cruises is 24-hour room service, a convenient option that you can enjoy in the comfort and privacy of your suite or stateroom.

There is a great variety of entertainment venues and things to do on a ms Amsterdam cruise. For instance, Queen's Lounge is the ship's two-story main show lounge. This venue is home to a live performance on each evening of the cruise. Also on board this ship is a large casino, swimming pools, whirlpools, shopping arcade, many bars and lounges (such as Crow's Nest), as well as a full-service spa, beauty salon and fitness center.

Following her next refurbishment, ms Amsterdam will debut a number of Suite enhancements as part of a $300-million brand initiative. The main living area in each Suite will be refreshed with a new sofa, lounge chairs, carpet, headboard and more to bring a feeling of contemporary luxury to these accommodations. Electronic upgrades will feature new USB outlets added to the bed headboard, along with LED bedside lights, and fully interactive television system integrating movies on demand as well as daily programming. Suite bathrooms will also receive a designer makeover, featuring a new vanity area with new stone tops, modern faucets and under-mount sinks. Starting in January 2016, guests will also receive additional Suite amenities, which include superior bathrobes and slippers, binoculars for use during the voyage, an in-suite coffee and espresso machine and more!

ms Amsterdam Facts

Ship Class: R Class
Inaugural Year: 2000
Refurbished Year: 2005
Tonnage (GRT): 62,735
Country of Registration: The Netherlands
Guest Occupancy*: 1,380
Crew: 615
Length: 780 feet
Beam: 105.8 feet
Passenger Decks: 10
Maximum Speed: 22.5 knots

Total: 690
Suites, with balcony: 172
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 0
Ocean View, without balcony: 385
Inside: 135

Dining Type: Traditional or Open

Casino: Yes

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Pinnacle Grill
In addition to the superb standard dining options available on a ms Amsterdam cruise, this is the ship's optional upscale specialty restaurant. Serving gourmet lunches and dinners, you'll be able to enjoy a multi-course menu at this intimate restaurant. Possible choices include Sterling Silver Beef®, fantastic seafood dishes, wines rated "Excellent" by Wine Spectator, all being served on Bvlgari® china, Riedel stemware and Frette® linens. There is a per person cover charge to dine at this venue.

Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine Magazine
While on a ms Amsterdam cruise you'll have the opportunity to check out the ship's state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen. A variety of interesting presentations are made at this venue, such as gourmet presentations, intimate cooking classes and tasting events.

Greenhouse Spa & Salon
If getting rest and rejuvenation is part of your cruise vacation desires, you may end up spending some time at ms Amsterdam's full-service spa and salon. A wonderful selection of beauty and wellness rituals are available at this venue, including facials, hot stone massages, hair and nail services, as well as thermal suites.

Youth Facilities
Families traveling with children and teens on a ms Amsterdam cruise should be happy to hear that this ship has dedicated youth facilities available. Club HAL®, just for kids ages 3 to 12, offers supervised, age-appropriate activities. The Loft and The Oasis are special hangouts for teens (ages 13 to 17) only, where they can socialize and hang out with others their age.

Digital Workshop, powered by Windows®
This innovative area of ms Amsterdam is where guests can "show and tell" their vacation memories with their friends and family that are back home, through mediums such as e-mail, blogging and social networking. Free workshops are taught by members of the ship's staff that have been Microsoft-trained, making it a great time even for those with little computer experience.

ms Amsterdam Cruise Deals

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Low Price Guarantee on all ms Amsterdam cruises!

Book any ms Amsterdam cruise with us and you'll get the best deal possible, regardless of the ship or sail date! Because of our "Low Price Guarantee," nobody beats our ms Amsterdam cruise prices, so look around and you're sure to find the best Holland America Amsterdam cruise deal possible when booking with us!
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Pre-Paid Gratuities on ms Amsterdam Cruises!

Select reservations qualify for Pre-Paid Gratuities for the 1st & 2nd guest in each stateroom. That's a big savings on a cruise vacation! Go to Step 3 of the online booking process to see which categories qualify.
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Onboard Credit Sale!

Get an Onboard Credit when you book a ms Amsterdam cruise with us. The value of the Onboard Credit depends on the particular cruise and accommodations you book. Onboard Credit values are listed on Step 3 of the online booking process.
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Special Perks and Gifts

Select Holland America cruises booked with us have special amenities associated with them. Possibilities include:
♦ Exclusive Shore Events, Concierge Host and Cocktail Party
♦ Bottles of Champagne
♦ Meals at the Pinnacle Grill
Plus, all reservations made with us are automatically entered into the cruise line's system with a complimentary upgrade request.
No Booking Fees

No Booking Fees!

We do not charge booking fees on any cruises! You're sure to enjoy an affordable ms Amsterdam cruise when booking with us!
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Pricing listed above is per person, based on double occupancy in the least expensive accommodations available, are subject to change, may not reflect the most recent pricing, and get updated daily at 4:00 am. Prices don't reflect discounts and special promotions that you may qualify for. Go to Step 3 of the online booking process to view the live pricing and latest sales. Government taxes and fees are additional (viewable on Step 5).
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Guests staying in a Penthouse Verandah Suite or Deluxe Verandah Suite aboard ms Amsterdam benefit from the following special amenities:
• Complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise
• Premium duvet, oversize bath towels and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers
• Gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night
• Hors d'oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request
• Binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise
• Cocktail party with ship officers
• Priority boarding for tender ports of call
• Special disembarkation service
• Priority dining and seating requests
• Exclusive daily breakfast service for suite guests only
• High tea service in suite on request
• A special Suite guest lunch event on cruises over 7 days in length
• Access to Neptune Lounge: a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. This lounge has worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.
Penthouse Verandah Suite Penthouse Verandah Suite (Category PS)
Approximate Size: 937 square feet, with a 222 square foot balcony
Located on: Deck 7

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.
Deluxe Verandah Suite Deluxe Verandah Suite (Categories SA and SB)
Approximate Size: 386 square feet, with a 177 square foot balcony
Located on: Deck 7

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.
Verandah Suite Verandah Suite (Categories A, B, BB and BC)
Approximate Size: 225 square feet, with a 67 square foot balcony
Located on: Deck 6

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

Guests staying in these accommodations benefit from the following special amenities (in addition to the amenities listed below for Standard Interior Staterooms): A variety of firm, medium and soft pillows; No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining; Personalized cruise stationery; Oversized bath towels; One-touch telephone concierge service; Fresh flowers; Complimentary DVD library.
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Large Ocean-view Stateroom Large Ocean-view Stateroom (Categories C*, D*, DA*, DD*, E**, EE**, F**, FF**, G**, H** & HH***)
Approximate Size: 182 square feet
C located on: Decks 3 and 6
D located on: Decks 2, 3, 6 and 7
DA located on: Deck 2
DD located on: Decks 3 and 7
E located on: Decks 1 and 2
EE, F and FF located on: Deck 1
G located on: Deck 2
H located on: Deck 1
HH located on: Deck 3

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. Includes the amenities listed below for Standard Interior Staterooms.

* Some partial sea views
** Portholes instead of windows
*** Fully obstructed views
Insides top
Large Interior Stateroom Large Interior Stateroom (Categories I, J, K, L, M and MM)
Approximate Size: 182 square feet
I located on: Decks 6 and 7
J located on: Deck 3
K located on: Decks 2 and 3
L located on: Deck 2
M and MM located on: Deck 1

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Includes the amenities listed below for Standard Interior Staterooms.
Standard Interior Stateroom Standard Interior Stateroom (Categories N and NN)
Approximate Size: 182 square feet
N and NN located on: Deck 1

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

Stateroom amenities include: Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens; Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage; 100% Egyptian cotton towels; Premium massage showerheads; 5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers; Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure; Complimentary fresh fruit on request; Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages; Flat-panel TV and DVD player; Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turn down service.

All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room listed. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements or be a different size than listed. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all details with the cruise line directly.

ms Amsterdam Deck Plans

Click a deck provided below to view it:

Select Deck
Deck 10 - Sky Deck
Deck 9 - Sports Deck
Deck 8 - Lido Deck
Deck 7 - Navigation Deck
Deck 6 - Verandah Deck
Deck 5 - Upper Promenade Deck
Deck 4 - Promenade Deck
Deck 3 - Lower Promenade Deck
Deck 2 - Main Deck
Deck 1 - Dolphin Deck

Category Legend
PS Pinnacle Suite
SA Neptune Suite
SB Neptune Suite
A Vista Suite
B Vista Suite
BB Vista Suite
BC Vista Suite
C Large Ocean-view (Some partial sea views)
D Large Ocean-view (Some partial sea views)
DA Large Ocean-view (Some partial sea views)
DD Large Ocean-view (Some partial sea views)
E Large Ocean-view (Portholes instead of windows)
EE Large Ocean-view (Portholes instead of windows)
F Large Ocean-view (Portholes instead of windows)
FF Large Ocean-view (Portholes instead of windows)
G Large Ocean-view (Portholes instead of windows)
H Large Ocean-view (Portholes instead of windows)
HH Large Ocean-view (Fully obstructed views)
I Large Interior Stateroom
J Large Interior Stateroom
K Large Interior Stateroom
L Large Interior Stateroom
M Large Interior Stateroom
MM Large Interior Stateroom
N Interior Stateroom

Deck Plan Key
Symbol Shower Only
Symbol Bathtub and Shower
Symbol 2 lower beds or converts to 1 queen-size
Symbol Triple (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed)
Symbol Staterooms with portholes instead of windows
Symbol Quad (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed, 1 upper)
Symbol Partial sea view
Symbol Fully obstructed view
Symbol Connecting rooms
Symbol Staterooms SB7057, SB7058 are wheelchair accessible with bathtub & shower. Staterooms B6225, B6228, C6104, D3431, DD3393, DD3394, FF1955, FF1964, G2500, G2702, H1804, H1805, H1806, H1807, HH3428, HH3433, K2554, K2555, L2700 are wheelchair accessible, shower only.

The deck plans of ms Amsterdam provided on this page are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all information with Holland America Line directly.
Upper Promenade Deck
ms Amsterdam Deck Plans

ms Amsterdam Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of Holland America Amsterdam:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Lido Pool
Lido Pool
Pinnacle Grill
Pinnacle Grill
Greenhouse Treatment Room
Greenhouse Treatment Room
Queen's Lounge
Queen's Lounge
La Fontaine Dining Room
La Fontaine Dining Room
Explorer's Lounge
Explorer's Lounge
Winetasting Bar
Wine-tasting Bar
Club HAL
Club HAL
The Loft
The Loft
The Oasis
The Oasis
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
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