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MS Veendam

 

Ms Veendam came into service for Holland America in 1996, The ship was named in a christening ceremony on 14 January with actress Debbie Reynolds acting as godmother.

 

 

On board five major types of staterooms are on offer Interior, Ocean-view, Vista Suites: (Verandah Suites) Neptune Suites: (Deluxe Verandah Suites), and (Lanai Suites) a typical interior cabin comes equipped with Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens, 100% Egyptian cotton towels, Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage, Premium massage showerheads, make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers, Complimentary fresh fruit on request, Flat-panel TV and DVD player, Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages, Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

Veendam offers a good choice of dining facilities Five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-Carb options are served in the La Fontaine Dining Room or a more sophisticated dining experience can be found at the Pinnacle Grill, this intimate reservations-only venue offers premium Double R Ranch Beef, inspired seafood dishes and a choice of select wines, or relax in the lido restaurant featuring fresh, cooked-to-order meals.

Entertainment on the ship includes all the usual cruise ship amenities, in 2009 Veendam received HAL signature of excellence upgrades which included a new resort pool concept, innovative lanai staterooms and new entertainment options. 

 

     


 

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  tick-icon

    


   

Ship Specifications

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  • Size: Large
  • Length: 719 feet
  • Beam: 101 feet
  • Speed: 22 knots
  • Tonnage: 57,092
  • Decks: 11
  • Crew: 580
  • Passengers: 1, 350
  • Maiden Voyage: 14 january 1996  
  • Christened: january 1996
  • Godmother: Debbie Reynolds

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