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ms Rotterdam

ms Rotterdam

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One of Holland America Line's beautiful mid-sized cruise ships, ms Rotterdam can be found cruising in some of the most desirable vacation spots in the world. Possible itineraries available on this ship may include the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Hawaii, the Panama Canal, and South America.

There is a nice variety of accommodations available aboard ms Rotterdam, from interior staterooms and oceanviews to large and luxurious suites. An innovative type of stateroom available on board this ship are its Lanai staterooms, featuring sliding glass doors that lead out onto the walk-around Lower Promenade deck.

Among the many entertainment venues and things to do on board ms Rotterdam, there is the two-story Showroom at Sea. This glamorous venue is home to a wonderful live performance during each evening of the cruise. Possible shows include illusionists, singers, dancers, acrobats, and even game shows (involving guests that have volunteered to participate). Also on board ms Rotterdam is a casino, swimming pools, whirlpools, spa, fitness center, as well as many bars and lounges. One of these lounges, Mix, is an innovative area that includes a champagne bar, martini bar, and sports bar.

Holland America Line is well known for their fine dining. As such, while on a ms Rotterdam cruise you'll enjoy a variety of amazing international dishes. The two-story La Fontaine Dining Room is the ship's main dining venue, service a five-star meal on each night of the cruise (as well as great breakfasts and lunches. The Lido Restaurant offers guests a variety of choices, via buffet-style service. Located nearby is Canalleto Restaurant, a casual Italian eatery.

Following her next refurbishment, ms Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam Facts

Ship Class: R Class
Inaugural Year: 1997
Refurbished Year: 2009
Tonnage (GRT): 59,885
Country of Registration: The Netherlands
Guest Occupancy*: 1,316
Crew: 600
Length: 780 feet
Beam: 105.8 feet
Passenger Decks: 10
Maximum Speed: 25 knots

Total: 658
Suites, with balcony: 160
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 0
Ocean View, without balcony: 381
Inside: 117

Dining Type: Traditional or Open

Casino: Yes

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Pinnacle Grill
While on a ms Rotterdam cruise, guests have the option of dining at this upscale specialty restaurant. Possible options include Sterling Silver Beef®, a variety of seafood, as well as award-winning wines. Please be aware that there is a per person cover charge for each person desiring to dine at the Pinnacle Grill.

The Retreat
This is a private resort-style pool on board ms Rotterdam, where guests can enjoy sophisticated poolside amenities and Holland America Line's fantastic service.

Greenhouse Spa & Salon
Guests cruising on board ms Rotterdam that would like to truly enjoy themselves may opt to enjoy treatments at the ship's full service spa. Among the treatments available at this relaxing venue are massages, facials, acupuncture and body wraps. Also in this area of the ship is a unisex beauty salon, as well as a fitness center.

ms Rotterdam Cruise Deals

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Pre-Paid Gratuities on ms Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam 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 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.
Neptune Suite Neptune Suite (Category SA and SB)
Approximate Size: 556 square feet, including verandah
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.
Vista Suite Vista Suite (Categories A, AA, BQ*, B, BB and BC)
Approximate Size: 292 square feet, including verandah
A located on: Decks 6 and 7
BQ, B, BB and BC 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.

*Category BQ staterooms are Spa Verandah Suites. Guests staying in such accommodations benefit from modern spa amenities such as yoga mats, an iPod® docking station, and a countertop water feature in-room. Also available to these guests are exclusive spa treatments, from the nearby Greenhouse Spa and Salon.
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Lanai Stateroom Lanai Stateroom (Category CA)
Approximate Size: 197 square feet
Located on: Deck 3

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck. Includes the amenities listed below for Standard Interior Staterooms.
Large Ocean-view Stateroom Large Ocean-view Stateroom (Categories CQ1, C, D, DA, DD2, E, EE, F, FF, G3, H4 & HH5)
Approximate Size: 197 square feet
CQ located on: Deck 6
C located on: Deck 3
D located on: Decks 2 and 3
DA located on: Deck 2
DD located on: Deck 3
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.

1 Category CQ staterooms are Spa Ocean-view Staterooms. Guests staying in such accommodations benefit from modern spa amenities such as yoga mats, an iPod® docking station, and a countertop water feature in-room. Also available to these guests are exclusive spa treatments, from the nearby Greenhouse Spa and Salon.

2 Some partial sea views
3 May have portholes instead of windows
4 Portholes instead of windows
5 Fully obstructed views
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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 (Category N)
Approximate Size: 182 square feet
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 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 Rotterdam 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
AA Vista Suite
BQ Spa Vista Suite
B Vista Suite
BB Vista Suite
BC Vista Suite
CA Lanai Stateroom
CQ Spa Ocean-view 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 Stateroom
H Large Ocean-view Stateroom
HH Large Ocean-view 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 Standard 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 S7041 & S7040 are wheelchair accessible with bathtub & shower. Staterooms A7061, A6223, CQ6104, HH3439, D3437, HH3428, DD3399, DD3394, CA3333, CA3331, E2709, G2704, E2702, L2696, K2555, K2554, G2500, FF1956, FF1943, H1807, H1806, H1805, H1804 are wheelchair accessible, shower only.

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

ms Rotterdam Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of Holland America Rotterdam:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Lido Pool
Lido Pool
Queen's Lounge
Queen's Lounge
The Retreat
The Retreat
Greenhouse Treatment Room
Greenhouse Treatment Room
Pinnacle Grill
Pinnacle Grill
La Fontaine Dining Room
La Fontaine Dining Room
Lido Restaurant
Lido Restaurant
Crow's Nest
Crow's Nest
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