MS Nieuw Amsterdam

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MS Nieuw Amsterdam was built at the Italian Fincantieri shipyard and came into service for Holland America line on July 4 2010, The official naming ceremony took place in Venice near to where the vessel was built, the ships godmother Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands performed the traditional task of breaking a bottle of champagne on the ship’s bow, Nieuw Amsterdam embarked on her maiden voyage shortly after.


On board There are 5 types of cabins available Interior, Ocean-view, Verandah Staterooms, Signature Suites and Neptune Suites with addition options within each type, cabins range from approximately 140 sq feet for a basic cabin up to 1,150 sq feet for a penthouse suite which includes 24-hour Concierge Service, 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.

the Canaletto Restaurant is your destination for an intimate Italian dinner the restaurant Named for a famous 18th-century Venetian artist can be found on deck 9 (Lido deck),alternatively there’s the Pinnacle Grill which is a more sophisticated dining experience with its inspired seafood dishes, premium Sterling Silver Beef® and select wines, other dining options include the Lido Restaurant, or the Tamarind Restaurant and Silk Den Lounge with its panoramic views of the ocean and Lido Pool area, the ship also has a Culinary Arts Centre with gourmet presentations, tasting events and intimate cooking classes.

For entertainment Niew Amsterdam offers The Showroom at Sea lounge featuring talented vocalists, dancers, illusionists, comedians etc, a state of the art fitness centre and gym, Crow’s nest lounge and night club, plus all the usual facilities you would expect to find on a modern cruise ship, for younger passengers there’s exciting youth and teen friendly activities and facilities for guests ages 3 to 17 including Club HAL® where Children, ages 3-7, can participate in such activities as pirate treasure hunts, hands-on pizza making, storytelling etc, for older children there are suitable activities such as xbox and wii tournaments in the games room.



Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


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Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
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Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
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Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  Cross-icon



Ship Specifications



  • Size: Large
  • Length: 936 feet
  • Beam: 105 feet
  • Speed:  23 Knots
  • Tonnage: 86,700
  • Decks: 11
  • Crew: 929
  • Passengers: 2,106
  • Maiden Voyage: july 4 2010 
  • Christened: July 4 2010
  • Godmother: HRH princess Maxima



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