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ms Westerdam

ms Westerdam

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The third of Holland America Line's Vista-class ships, ms Westerdam continues their tradition of beautiful and spacious cruise ships. This elegant ship can be found cruising throughout some of the world's most desirable vacation destinations, including Alaska, the Caribbean, Hawaii, and the Panama Canal.

As far as entertainment options go, there's a great variety of public spaces guests can enjoy while on a ms Westerdam cruise. The Vista Lounge is a large three-story showroom, featuring a live performance on each evening of the cruise. Possible shows include Broadway-style productions, singers, dancers, comedians, magicians and game shows. Also on board ms Westerdam are swimming pools, whirlpools, a spa, fitness center, casino, duty-free shopping boutiques, an art gallery and photo gallery. Among the ship's many bars and lounges are Crow's Nest (an observation lounge that becomes a fashionable nightclub during the evenings), Ocean Bar, Sports Bar and Northern Lights Night Club. The Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine Magazine, offers guests gourmet cooking lessons, taught by Holland America's Master Chefs or sometimes by special culinary guests.

Well known for their superior service and fine cuisine, Holland America Line doesn't disappoint aboard ms Westerdam. The two-story Vista Dining Room is the ship's main restaurant, and is open for all three meals (featuring a five-course dinner on each evening). Other dining venues include the Lido Restaurant, offering cooked-to-order specialties, and the open-air Terrace Grill. A convenient option available to all guests is Holland America's 24-hour room service.

Following her refurbishment in May 2017, ms Westerdam debuted a number of Suite enhancements as part of a $300-million brand initiative. The main living area in each Suite boasts a new sofa, lounge chairs, carpet, headboard and more to bring a feeling of contemporary luxury to these accommodations. Electronic upgrades 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 also receive a designer makeover, featuring a new vanity area with new stone tops, modern faucets and under-mount sinks. Additional Suite amenities include superior bathrobes and slippers, binoculars for use during the voyage, an in-suite coffee and espresso machine and more!

ms Westerdam Facts

Ship Class: Vista Class
Inaugural Year: 2004
Refurbished Year: 2017
Tonnage (GRT): 82,348
Country of Registration: The Netherlands
Guest Occupancy*: 1,916
Crew: 817
Length: 936 feet
Beam: 105.8 feet
Passenger Decks: 11
Maximum Speed: 24 knots

Total: 958
Suites, with balcony: 162
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 477
Ocean View, without balcony: 165
Inside: 154

Dining Type: Traditional or Open

Casino: Yes

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Greenhouse Spa & Salon
While on a ms Westerdam cruise, guests have the opportunity to enjoy a treatment at the ship's luxurious spa. Among the many possibilities are massages, facials, body wraps and a thermal suite. Also in this area of the ship is a full-service salon, as well as a fitness center that houses a variety of exercise equipment.

Pinnacle Grill
An optional specialty restaurant available aboard ms Westerdam, the Pinnacle Grill takes Holland America Line's already fantastic dining up to an even higher level! Sterling Silver Beef, a variety of seafood, and fabulous wines are just some of the options guests have while enjoying a multi-course meal at this venue. Open for lunch and dinner, there is a per person cover charge for those that opt to dine there.

Youth Facilities
Families traveling with children and teens should be happy to learn that ms Westerdam has facilities designed especially for the younger passengers on board. Club HAL® is a special area for 3 to 12 year olds, offering supervised, age-appropriate activities. The Loft is a teen-only hangout, for 13 to 17 year olds, where teens can socialize and hang out with others in their age group.

The Digital Workshop, powered by Microsoft Windows
Guests that would like to learn how to share pictures of their Holland America cruise vacation via social networking, blogging and email can enjoy the free workshops available on a ms Westerdam cruise. The workshops are taught to guests by Microsoft-trained staff members, making it a great experience even for beginners.

ms Westerdam Cruise Deals

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Pre-Paid Gratuities on ms Westerdam 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 Westerdam 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).
Jump to: Suites - Balconies - Oceanviews - Insides
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Guests staying in a Penthouse Verandah Suite or Deluxe Verandah Suite aboard ms Westerdam 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: 1,318 square feet, including verandah
Located on: Deck 7

Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah with whirlpool, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, microwave, refrigerator, guest toilet, private stereo system, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Neptune Suite Neptune Suite (Categories SA, SB and SC)
Approximate Size: 510 square feet, including verandah
SA located on: Deck 7
SB located on: Decks 6, 7 and 8
SC located on: Decks 4, 5 and 6

2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows.
Signature Suite Signature Suite (Categories SS, SY and SZ)
Approximate Size: 389 square feet, including verandah
SS located on: Decks 6 and 7
SY and SZ located on: Deck 5

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 1 person, floor-to-ceiling windows.

Guests staying in these accommodations benefit from the following amenities, in addition to those which guests staying in a Standard Interior Stateroom get: 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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Verandah Stateroom Verandah Stateroom (Categories VA, VB, VC, VD, VE, VF and VH)
Approximate Size: 249 square feet, including verandah
VA located on: Decks 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8
VB located on: Decks 4 and 6
VC located on: Deck 5
VD located on: Deck 4
VE located on: Deck 5
VF located on: Decks 4 and 5
VH located on: Deck 4

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows.

Amenities include everything guests staying in a Standard Interior Stateroom get, with the following premium amenities in place of a couple of the standard amenities: Holland America's signature Mariner's Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens, and Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage.
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Large Ocean-view Stateroom Large Ocean-view Stateroom (Categories C, D, DD, E, F, G*, H** and HH**)
Approximate Size: 171 to 174 square feet
C, D, DD and E located on: Decks 1
F located on: Decks 1 and 6
G, GG, H and HH located on: Deck 4

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

* Has partial sea views
** Fully obstructed views
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Large Interior Stateroom Large Interior Stateroom (Category I)
Approximate Size: 185 square feet
Located on: Decks 5, 6 and 8

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Includes the amenities listed below for Standard Interior Staterooms.
Large or Standard Interior Stateroom Large or Standard Interior Stateroom (Categories J and K)
Approximate Size: 143 to 148 square feet
J located on: Decks 1, 7 and 8
K located on: Decks 1, 4 and 6

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 L, M, MM, and N)
Approximate Size: 154 square feet
L located on: Decks 5 and 6
M and MM located on: Deck 4
N located on: Decks 1 and 4
NN located on: Deck 4

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 Westerdam Deck Plans

Click a deck provided below to view it:

Select Deck
Deck 11 - Sports Deck
Deck 10 - Observation Deck
Deck 9 - Lido Deck
Deck 8 - Navigation Deck
Deck 7 - Rotterdam Deck
Deck 6 - Upper Verandah Deck
Deck 5 - Verandah Deck
Deck 4 - Upper Promenade Deck
Deck 3 - Promenade Deck
Deck 2 - Lower Promenade Deck
Deck 1 - Main Deck

Category Legend
PS Pinnacle Suite
SA Neptune Suite
SB Neptune Suite
SC Neptune Suite
SS Signature Suite
SY Signature Suite
SZ Signature Suite
VA Verandah Stateroom
VB Verandah Stateroom
VC Verandah Stateroom
VD Verandah Stateroom
VE Verandah Stateroom
VF Verandah Stateroom
VH Verandah Stateroom
C Large Ocean-view Stateroom
D Large Ocean-view Stateroom
DD Large Ocean-view Stateroom
E Large Ocean-view Stateroom
F Large Ocean-view Stateroom
G Large Ocean-view Stateroom
H Large Ocean-view Stateroom
HH Large Ocean-view Stateroom2
I Large or Standard Interior Stateroom
J Large or Standard Interior Stateroom
K Large or Standard Interior Stateroom
L Larger or Standard Interior Stateroom
M Large or Standard Interior Stateroom
MM Large or Standard Interior Stateroom
N Large or Standard Interior Stateroom

Deck Plan Key
Symbol Shower Only
Symbol 2 lower beds
Symbol Triple (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed)
Symbol Quad (2 lower beds, 1 sofa bed, 1 upper)
Symbol Partial sea view
Symbol Fully obstructed view
Symbol Staterooms have solid steel verandah railings instead of clear-view Plexiglas® railings
Symbol Connecting rooms
Symbol Staterooms SS8068, I-8037, VA8032, VA8031, SC6175, SC6164, SY6108, VB6049, VA6004, VA6003, VF5140, VF5137, VF5054, VF5051, SY5002, SY5001, VD4132, VD4131, H4090, H4089, VD4052, VD4051, D1100, C1082, C1081, J1074, N1012 & N1011 are wheelchair accessible, shower only.

The deck plans of ms Westerdam 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 Westerdam Deck Plans

ms Westerdam Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of Holland America Westerdam:
For photos of staterooms, please click the accommodations tab provided above. Ship is subject to modifications.
Lido Pool
Lido Pool
Vista Show Lounge
Vista Show Lounge
Northern Lights Nightclub
Northern Lights Nightclub
Pinnacle Grill
Pinnacle Grill
Vista Dining Room
Vista Dining Room
Greenhouse Spa & Salon
Greenhouse Spa & Salon
Sports Bar
Sports Bar
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Club HAL
Club HAL
The Loft
The Loft
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