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Amsterdam has left the fleet to join Fred. Olsen Cruises and is now sailing as Bolette. However, Holland America Line still has a fantastic choice of ships waiting to take you on your dream voyage.

Bestowed with an extra measure of comfort, space and grandeur, Amsterdam sets the standard for Holland America's fleet of five-star cruise ships. Built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, Amsterdam cruise ship ensures you the ultimate onboard experience with her graceful combination of classic cruise ship features and state-of-the-art amenities. Fine woods, exquisite art and antiques, larger staterooms, 24-hour Internet Center and a world-class spa and fitness centre are only a few of the features that set Amsterdam apart.

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Ship Stats and Features

Year Entered Service 30/10/2000
Tonnage 61000
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins 23
Number Of Decks 10
Number Of Elevators 12
Number Of Pools 2
Number Of Restaurants 3
Formal Nights Yes
Kids Clubs Yes
Maximum Capacity 1380
Crew 647
Refurbished 02/04/2011

Ship Facilities


How better to enhance your onboard experience than to provide incomparable cuisine in a variety of wonderful ways? Bountiful buffets and dress-up dinners, hors d'oeuvres on your veranda or a picnic on the beach are just a few of the dining options awaiting you aboard a Holland America Line cruise vacation.

Dining Venues

  • The Dining Room - designed for sophisticated cuisine, here guests can savour multi-course meals in an elegant and welcoming setting.
  • Lido Market - no cruise would be complete without a buffet restaurant, and with its offering of international cuisine, Lido Market is one of the best at sea.
  • Pinnacle Grill - reserve a table here and make the most of the intimate venue and delicious dishes inspired by dishes in America’s Pacific Northwest.
  • Canaletto - this eatery boasts an extensive menu of Italian classic dishes, perfectly executed every time.
  • Dive-In - for those moments when you fancy some comfort food, this is the place to go for burgers, hot dogs and everything in between.
  • Room Service - available 24 hours a day, this is perfect for those lazy mornings or tired evenings.


Be amazed, be surprised, be thrilled. The Holland America Line fleet of premium cruise ships offers so many entertainment venues that you're in for the night of your life, night after night. Following a day of sightseeing or an afternoon massage, enhance your onboard experience with evenings of foot-tapping entertainment, side-splitting laughs, or romantic moonlit dancing.

  • Lavish Las Vegas-style production shows
  • Talented vocalists, illusionists, comedians and variety acts
  • Casino, gaming, movies, piano bar
  • Club HAL® After hours (10pm - midnight)


Holland America Line have not forgotten children in the design of its onboard facilities, and with clubs for all ages, parents won’t have to worry about their kids being bored during the cruise.

  • Club Hal® supervised by fun full-time directors and staff
  • Colourful playroom for children aged 3 to 7, featuring art table, big-screen TV and games
  • Separate area for ages 8 to 12 with arcade games, Sony Playstation® games and ""Dance Dance Revolution""
  • The Loft and The Oasis, a special teens-only area with lounges, internet access and an exclusive sundeck with a waterfall.

Things to do

Spa and Fitness

With so many facilities to take advantage of onboard Amsterdam, there’s no reason to not use some of your time onboard for some light exercise, an intense workout or an indulgent few hours of pampering at the spa.

  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Treatment rooms
  • Hydrotherapy pool
  • Steam room & aromatic room
  • Jacuzzi, hot tub, sauna
  • 2 large pools
  • Lifestyle & Fitness Centre
  • Tennis, basketball & volleyball courts


Amsterdam has been enhanced with Holland America Line's Explorations Central initiative (EXC). This means passengers can become even more immersed in the culture and lifestyles of the destinations they are visiting by making the most of new opportunities onboard. These include browsing through the interactive maps, detailed port information and an extensive collection of books in the library. Not only this, but there will be local experts brought onboard to answer questions and offer all sorts of information pertaining to the destinations on each itinerary.

Other facilities onboard include:

  • Luxury duty-free shopping
  • Culinary Arts Centre
  • Explorations Cafe
  • Explorations speaker series
  • 24-hour email and Internet

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