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ms Maasdam

ms Maasdam

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One of Holland America Line's beautiful mid-sized cruise ships, ms Maasdam is the fifth ship in Holland America's long history to bear the name. The theme of the ship is based on the Dutch East and West India companies of the 17th through 19th centuries.

There is a nice variety of accommodations available on board ms Maasdam, from interior staterooms to large suites with concierge service. Every suite has as verandah, and the ocean view staterooms offer their occupants a wonderful view of the beautiful lands that the ship cruises through.

Among the many entertainment venues and things to do on board ms Maasdam is the two-story Rembrandt Lounge, where an entertaining live performance takes place on each evening of the cruise. Possible shows include singers, dancers, comedians, acrobats and magicians. Also available aboard ms Maasdam is a casino, swimming pool, whirlpools, many bars and lounges (including Crow's Nest, an observation lounge that becomes a night club at night, and a Winetasting Bar), photo gallery, art gallery, spa, beauty salon, fitness center, as well as youth facilities (Club HAL® and The Loft).

Holland America Line is well known for their premium cuisine. As such, aboard ms Maasdam there is a great selection of restaurants and eateries. For instance, the two-story Rotterdam Dining Room is the ship's main dining room, offering guests a multi-course menu on each night of the cruise (as well as breakfast and lunch). Also on board ms Maasdam is the Lido Restaurant, which has a buffet with many international dishes available. 24-hour room service is a convenient option, especially for guests that would like to eat in the comfort and privacy of their suite or stateroom.

ms Maasdam Facts

Ship Class: S Class
Inaugural Year: 1993
Refurbished Year: 2006
Tonnage (GRT): 55,575
Country of Registration: The Netherlands
Guest Occupancy*: 1,258
Crew: 580
Length: 719 feet
Beam: 101 feet
Passenger Decks: 10
Maximum Speed: 22 knots

Total: 629
Suites, with balcony: 149
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 0
Ocean View, without balcony: 352
Inside: 128

Dining Type: Traditional or Open

Casino: Yes

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Pinnacle Grill
This optional, upscale specialty restaurant aboard ms Maasdam serves Sterling Silver Beef®, fantastic seafood, and a wonderful wine collection. The multi-course meals available at the Pinnacle Grill are served on Bvlgari® china, Riedel stemware and Frette® linens. There is a per person cover charge to dine at this gourmet venue.

Greenhouse Spa & Salon
While on a ms Maasdam cruise you'll have the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful variety of treatments at the ship's full-service spa and salon. Among the possibilities are facials, hot stone massages, a thermal suite, hair treatments and nail services. Also in this area of the ship is a nice sized fitness center, with a variety of exercise equipment available.

The Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine magazine
This is a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen, where you can enjoy gourmet cooking demonstrations, tasting events and intimate cooking classes during a ms Maasdam cruise.

ms Maasdam Cruise Deals

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Get an Onboard Credit when you book a ms Maasdam 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

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Jump to: Suites - Oceanviews - Insides
Suites top
Guests staying in a Penthouse Verandah Suite or Deluxe Verandah Suite aboard ms Maasdam 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.
Pinnacle Suite Pinnacle Suite (Category PS)
Approximate Size: 1,159 square feet, including verandah
Located on: Deck 10

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 Suite Neptune Suite (Categories SA and SB)
Approximate Size: 556 square feet, including verandah
Located on: Deck 10

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.
Vista Suite Vista Suite (Categories A, BQ, B, BA, BB & BC)
Approximate Size: 292 square feet, including verandah
A located on: Decks 10
B, BA, BB & BC located on: Deck 9

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

Includes all standard stateroom amenities, plus: 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 CQ, C, D, DA, DD*, E, EE, F, FF, G**, H** & HH***)
Approximate Size: 197 square feet
C located on: Decks 6 and 9
D located on: Decks 5 and 6
DA located on: Deck 5
DD located on: Deck 6
E located on: Decks 4 and 5
EE, F & FF located on: Deck 4
G & H located on: Decks 4 and 5
HH located on: Deck 6

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
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Large Interior Stateroom Large Interior Stateroom (Categories IQ, I, J, K, L, M & MM)
Approximate Size: 182 square feet
I located on: Decks 9 and 10
J located on: Deck 6
K & L located on: Decks 5 and 6
M located on: Decks 4 and 5
MM located on: Deck 4

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 (Category N)
Approximate Size: 182 square feet
N located on: Deck 4
NN located on: Deck 9

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 turndown 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 Maasdam Deck Plans

Click a deck provided below to view it:

Select Deck
Deck 12 - Sports Deck
Deck 11 - Lido Deck
Deck 10 - Navigation Deck
Deck 9 - Verandah Deck
Deck 8 - Upper Promenade Deck
Deck 7 - Promenade Deck
Deck 6 - Lower Promenade Deck
Deck 5 - Main Deck
Deck 4 - A Deck

Category Legend
PS Pinnacle Suite
SA Neptune Suite
SB Neptune Suite
A Vista Suite
BQ Vista Spa Suite
B Vista Suite
BA Vista Suite
BB Vista Suite
BC Vista Suite
CA Lanai Ocean-view Stateroom
CQ Large Ocean-view Spa Stateroom
C Large Ocean-view Stateroom
D Large Ocean-view Stateroom
DA Large Ocean-view Stateroom
DD Large Ocean-view Stateroom
E Large Ocean-view Stateroom
EE Large Ocean-view Stateroom
F Large Ocean-view Stateroom
FF Large Ocean-view Stateroom
G Large Ocean-view (Porthole instead of window)
H Large Ocean-view (Partial sea views)
HH Large Ocean-view (Fully obstructed view)
IQ Large Interior Spa Stateroom
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 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 H501, H502, L500, D563, FF829, FF831, BA200, BA202, S030 Are modified accessible, shower only with small step, step into bathroom, standard Interior and exterior door size.
Symbol Staterooms C389, C390, G704, G706, G709 and G711 are wheelchair accessible, roll-in shower only, wheelchair-accessible doorways.

The deck plans of ms Maasdam 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 Maasdam Deck Plans

ms Maasdam Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of Holland America Maasdam:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Lido Pool
Lido Pool
Lido Restaurant
Lido Restaurant
Pinnacle Grill
Pinnacle Grill
Rembrandt Show Lounge
Rembrandt Show Lounge
Thermal Suite
Thermal Suite
Culinary Arts Center
Culinary Arts Center
Rotterdam Dining Room
Rotterdam Dining Room
Crow's Nest
Crow's Nest
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