MS Prinsendam

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MS Prinsendam was built in 1988 as the Royal Viking Sun for the Royal Viking Line, in 1999 she was acquired by the seabourn cruise line and renamed seabourn sun, she sailed under this name until 2002 when she came into service for Holland America line and was renamed MS Prinsendam.


On board all cabins and suites are exceptionally comfortable and are equipped with Egyptian cotton towels, massage showerheads, good quality hair dryers, premium-quality mattresses and fresh fruit, Penthouse Verandah Suites and Deluxe Verandah Suites come with additional benefits including a Fully stocked, mini-bar and Complimentary use of the private Neptune Lounge.

The Canaletto Restaurant is your destination for an intimate Italian dinner the restaurant Named for a famous 18th-century Venetian artist 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 options include the La Fontaine Dining Room offering Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options, the ship also has a Culinary Arts Centre with gourmet presentations, tasting events and intimate cooking classes.

Other facilities on board prinsendam include the Greenhouse Spa & Salon: where you can Enjoy a facial, a hot stone massage and have your hair and nails done, the Queen's Show Lounge: providing entertainment including talented vocalists, dancers, illusionists, comedians and variety acts, the ship also offers all the usual cruise ship features including sports facilities, pools, bars and a nightclub.




Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  Cross-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
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
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  Cross-icon



Ship Specifications



  • Size: Medium
  • Length: 674 feet
  • Beam: 106 feet
  • Speed: 22knots
  • Tonnage: 37,983
  • Decks: 9
  • Crew: 460
  • Passengers: 740
  • Maiden Voyage: 1988 (as Royal Viking sun)  
  • Christened: june 2002 As (MS Prinsendam)
  • Godmothers: Rose Abello, Eva Andreson, Linda Ehlenberger       


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