Enjoy a luxurious vacation onboard the ms Amsterdam no matter which class of stateroom you pick. With interior staterooms starting at 182 square feet, the staterooms are among the largest in the Holland America fleet. Ornate interior design and personal room service will make you feel like royalty, and the luxury bedding and high-quality bath amenities are fit for a king. The spacious suites come with complimentary beverage service, a verandah, and access to the private Neptune Lounge.
Dining & Gastronomy
With dishes developed by master chefs, the food on the ms Amsterdam is not soon to be forgotten. The main dining room gives passengers the choice of fixed or open-seating dining, with the former requiring reservations. The highlight of the culinary options onboard is the Pinnacle Grill, Holland America’s signature steak-and-seafood restaurant specializing in Pacific Northwest and regional cuisine. Be sure to have a look at the excellent selection of Washington and Oregon wines, and ask your server’s recommendations for food and wine pairings. The Italian restaurant Canaletto serves crowd-pleasing favorites such as pasta, soups and soufflé, and the Lido Market provides a more casual option with its buffet-style dining. Ever a crowd-pleaser, be sure to check out Lido’s ice cream parlor for a delicious treat.
Entertainment and Activities
You’ll find a variety of entertainment options onboard the ms Amsterdam, from comedy shows to cooking performances to classical music concerts. Particularly popular are the Microsoft Digital Workshops, held several times a day. These free classes focus on basic to advanced computer skills, such as working with digital photos, creating a blog or making home movies.
Passengers interested in wellness won’t want to miss the Greenhouse Spa and fitness centers, both of which offer a variety of activities to keep them feeling their best. Enjoy a hot stone massage or an exquisite facial scrub in a relaxing environment, or try something new such as aerobics, Pilates or cycling in a group exercise class. Personal trainers are also available for an extra fee.
The dress code on the ms Amsterdam ranges from casual to exquisite, with shorts and jeans being perfectly acceptable daytime wear, but smart-casual to black tie encouraged for dinner. On Gala Night, some passengers go all out, breaking out the ball gowns and tuxes. However, normal cocktail dresses and suits are perfectly acceptable for formal nights as well.