Holland America Line

Rotterdam

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Rotterdam

ms Rotterdam ensures you the ultimate onboard experience with her graceful combination of classic cruise ship features and state-of-the-art amenities. Guests aboard Rotterdam enjoy a spectacular multi-million dollar art and antique collection, wide teak decks, elegant dining rooms and spacious staterooms - many with private verandahs.

While on board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Enjoy onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America's Test Kitchen (available on ms Rotterdam late September 2017). Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®.

The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck, enjoy The Retreat, a private resort-style pool experience offering sophisticated poolside amenities and service.


Rotterdam Facts
  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passenger Capacity: 1,404
  • Crew Members: 600
  • Gross Tonnage: 61,849 grt.
  • Length: 780 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum speed: 25 knots
  • Dedicated: December 1997, by HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands
Activities

Once you're aboard Holland America's Rotterdam, you're required to unwind and set your inner child free. During your ultimate cruising experience you'll have the opportunity to wander around the decks and submerge yourself in whichever activity your heart desires. Feel free to let your hair down and kick your shoes off and absorb the serene atmosphere.

  • BBC Earth Experiences:
    Enjoy exclusive BBC Earth Natural History content on board. Learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, children's activities and featured cruises.

  • Club HAL:
    Kids ages 3 to 17 can enjoy an array of exciting activities, supervised by full-time staff with professional degrees.

  • Digital Workshop, powered by Windows:
    Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®.

  • 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.

  • Fitness Center:
    Take a class in our professionally staffed Fitness Center equipped with the latest cardio and weight machines. On deck are basketball and volleyball courts and two refreshing pools.

  • The Retreat:
    Your own private oasis located high above the rest...our exclusive Retreat cabanas are the ultimate place to relax surrounded by healthy refreshments and luxurious amenities.

  • Signature Shops:
    Enjoy a wide variety of duty-free shopping in the Signature Shops such as Merabella, a luxury jewelry boutique featuring high-end watches and pieces from noted designers.



Entertainment

Close your eyes and open your mind to all of the thrill seeking entertainment alternative that you'll have the opportunity to venture. No matter how you plan on spending your night, the Rotterdam remains well equip to accommodate each and every one of your desires. If you're looking for the relaxed scenery of a lounge, you'll find plenty. If you're in the mood for the mingling bar atmosphere, you'll feel completely comfortable in our bars.

  • B.B. King's Blues Club:
    Direct from Beale Street, the B.B. King's All-Stars Band brings the best of Memphis music to sea. From funky and fast to soulful and smooth, this eight-piece band performs nightly in the Queen's Lounge.

  • Casino:
    Whether you are an experienced gambler or rolling the dice for the first time, our Casino offers games for all levels, as well as complimentary lessons.

  • Mix:
    Explore a lively mix of three specialty bars - Champagne, Martinis, and Spirits and Ales.

  • Movies in the Wajang Theater:
    Complimentary films and popcorn are waiting for you in your ship's movie theatre.

  • Ocean Bar:
    Enjoy cocktails and ocean views while listening to live music in our luxurious Ocean Bar.

  • Pinnacle Bar:

  • Showroom at Sea:
    Talented performers take to the stage nightly in the ship's magnificent theatre or in The Showroom at Sea, a contemporary take on a classic nightclub featuring state-of-the-art theatre technology.


Dining


Enjoy exquisite dining across a range of venues on Holland America Line cruises

We invite you to dine "As You Wish" To savor Italian cuisine one night and a perfectly grilled porterhouse steak the next. To take your place in the Dining Room at a specific seating time or be spontaneous, following your desires. On board, there are restaurants to suit every mood, along with the flexibility to choose the dining style you prefer.


The Pinnacle Grill

Refined and luxurious, romantic and intimate, the Pinnacle Grill represents the pinnacle of exceptional dining. Make reservations for an intimate meal graced by luxurious appointments such as Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.


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

"Spartire" is the Italian word for sharing; our new menu is designed around this authentic Italian experience and offers a variety of dishes to enjoy and share with family and friends.


La Fontaine Dining Room

Features impeccable service and an extensive wine list. Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options.


Lido Market

Lido Market provides a fresh, new approach to casual dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner, with a panoramic view of the sea. A modern marketplace with different themed stations, the Lido offers a curated selection of delicious options to grab on the go or to have quickly made to order.


Dive-In

Dive in to a grilled burger on brioche or a Nathan's Famous gourmet hot dog. For alfresco dining by the pool, Dive-In has it all, including lighter fare like our grilled chicken breast sandwich and vegetarian-friendly portabella mushroom stack.


New York Pizza

Served up poolside: crisp Italian salads and personal pan pizzas made with a thin crust and a sauce so savory it does New York-style pizza proud.



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