MS Zaandam

Designed to carry fewer guests while providing more space for maximum comfort, ms Zaandam is a prize in the mid-size ship category. On the musically themed Zaandam, you'll find musical instruments such as Bill Clinton's saxophone and signed guitars from Queen, Iggy Pop, Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones throughout the ship. In her soaring three-story atrium: a Baroque-style Dutch pipe organ, inspired by the traditional barrel organs still found on the streets of The Netherlands.

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 Zaandam (late May,2017). The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and 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 two outdoor pools, along with basketball and practice tennis courts.

Club HAL® provides a wide variety of youth and teen-friendly activities for kids ages 3 to 17, supervised by qualified, full-time staff.

Ship Facts

  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Guest capacity: 1,432
  • Gross Tonnage: 61,396 grt.
  • Length: 781 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum speed: 24 knots

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Suites & Staterooms

Holland America Line's graceful, mid-sized ships are known for their generous amount of personal space. All staterooms feature luxurious Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses, fine linens and towels, premium massage showerheads and Elemis Aromapure bath products. And you're going to love the inspired enhancements to suites.

Pinnacle Suites

Pinnacle Suites

Category: PS

Pinnacle Suites schematic

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. Approximately 1,296 sq. ft. including verandah.
Include all the suite amenities, plus:

  • New Bose® Bluetooth-enabled Soundlink
  • New complimentary mimosas with in-suite breakfast
  • New premium duvet, and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers
  • New binoculars for use during voyage
  • New expanded line of Elemis bath amenities
  • New in-suite coffee and espresso machine
  • Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Verandah Suite or Penthouse Verandah Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide 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.

The configuration of Accessible Staterooms may vary from the non-accessible stateroom shown here.

Neptune Suites

Neptune Suites

Category: S, SA, SB

Neptune Suites schematic

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. Approximately 558–566 sq. ft. including verandah.
Suite amenities include:

  • New Bose® Bluetooth-enabled Soundlink
  • New complimentary mimosas with in-suite breakfast
  • New premium duvet, and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers
  • New binoculars for use during voyage
  • New expanded line of Elemis bath amenities
  • New in-suite coffee and espresso machine
  • Use of the exclusive Neptune Lounge and personal concierge service
  • Complimentary laundry, pressing and dry cleaning throughout your cruise
  • Complimentary sparkling wine served in the Neptune Lounge upon embarkation
  • Complimentary bottled water provided in suite at embarkation
  • Gorgeous corsages and boutonnieres for the first formal night
  • Cold hors d’oeuvres served before dinner each evening on request
  • Binoculars and umbrellas for your use on the cruise
  • Priority boarding for tendered ports of call
  • Special disembarkation service
  • Priority dining and seating requests
  • Exclusive daily breakfast service
  • High tea service in suite on request
  • Elegant wooden clothing brush, lint remover and shoehorn for keeping clothing immaculate
  • Fragrant bath salts and exfoliating loofah mitt for an invigorating shower experience
  • Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Neptune or Pinnacle Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide 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.

The configuration of Accessible Staterooms may vary from the non-accessible stateroom shown here.

Verandah room

Vista Suites

Category: A, B, BA, BB, BC

Verandah schematic

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. All A-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed. Approximately 297–379 sq. ft. including verandah.
Include all the stateroom amenities, plus:

  • New premium duvet, and soft, cotton bathrobes and slippers
  • New binoculars for use during voyage
  • A variety of firm, medium and soft pillows
  • No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining
  • Oversized bath towels
  • One-touch telephone concierge service
  • Fresh flowers
  • Complimentary DVD library

The configuration of Accessible Staterooms may vary from the non-accessible stateroom shown here.

Ocean-view room

Ocean-view

Large or Standard Ocean-view Staterooms
Full Ocean-view: C, D, DA, DD, E, EE, F, FF, G*
Porthole view: G*
Partial Sea-view: H
Obstructed view: HH

Ocean-view schematic

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. All FF-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed & pullman upper. Approximately 140–319 sq. ft.
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

The configuration of Accessible Staterooms may vary from the non-accessible stateroom shown here.

Interior room

Interior

Large or Standard Interior Staterooms
Large: I, J, K, L, M, MM
Standard: N, NN

Interior schematic

2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower. All L-, N- & NN-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed & pullman upper. M- & MM-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed. Approximately 182–293 sq. ft.
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

The configuration of Accessible Staterooms may vary from the non-accessible stateroom shown here.

Dining Venues

Enjoy everything from a burger and fries by the Lido Pool to the authentic Italian flavors of Canaletto to the ultimate in refined and luxurious dining at the Pinnacle Grill.

Dining venues on Zaandam:

  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Master Chef's Table Pop Up (available on 8+ night cruises )
  • Canaletto
  • An Evening at Le Cirque
  • Sel de Mer Pop Up (coming May 2017 )
  • Vista Dining Room
  • Lido Market
  • Dive-In

Visit our Dining page for full descriptions of our restaurants.

Activities

Onboard activities abound, including exclusive BBC Earth Experiences: learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, and children’s activities. Hone video-editing, movie-making, and scrapbook skills in the Digital Workshop powered by Windows®, rejuvenate at our Greenhouse Spa, go to a wine tasting or simply relax and unwind.

Activities offered onboard Zaandam:

  • America’s Test Kitchen (coming soon in 2017)
  • EXC Explorations Central (coming early 2018)
  • BBC Earth Experiences
  • Digital Workshop, powered by Windows
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Club HAL and The Loft
  • Fitness Center
  • Basketball & Practice Tennis Courts
  • The Shops of Holland America Line

Visit our Activities page for more details about our onboard activities

Entertainment & Nightlife

The Mondriaan Show Lounge is a glamorous nightclub featuring world-class entertainment.

Entertainment offered onboard Zaandam:

  • Mondriaan Show Lounge
  • Casino
  • Ocean Bar
  • Mix
  • Piano Bar
  • Movies in the Wajang Theater

Visit our Entertainment & Nightlife page for more details about our onboard entertainment.