The Holland America Experience

ms Veendam

Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, the ms Veendam offers an on board experience defined by spacious comfort and the latest amenities. Guests aboard this lovely ship will enjoy elegant dining rooms, a $2 million art and antique collection, wide teak decks and spacious staterooms. There’s high-calibre entertainment and excellent international cuisine on board this stylish cruise ship whose smiling staff will attend to your every need. The Veendam is a super choice for guests wanting to try a cruise holiday for the very first time as well as those seasoned travellers who appreciate top notch facilities and first-class service.

ms Veendam VISITS THE FOLLOWING REGIONS

Holland America Cruises
Statistics
Entered service 01/05/1996
Tonnage 57,092
Number of Decks 10
Passenger Capacity 1,348
Total Crew 561
Number of Cabins 674
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins Yes
Number of Pools 2
Number of Restaurants 2
Formal Nights Yes
Kids Club Yes
Service

The Veendam really lights up at night – enjoy live entertainment in the glamourous Showroom at Sea and the exciting Vermeer Show Lounge. Choose from a variety of bars and lounges with DJs, live music and expertly-prepared cocktails.

  • The Showroom at Sea: glamorous nightclub venue offering world class entertainment
  • The best live entertainment in the Vermeer Show Lounge

With Holland America’s famously friendly and attentive service and a range of great fine dining options it’s easy to see why the ms Veendam continues to attract passengers who appreciate real cruising quality.

Selected restaurants on many ships require reservations and may carry an additional charge.

  • Premium, reservation-only dining at the swish Pinnacle Grill
  • Italian dining at the Canaletto Restaurant
  • Relaxed breakfasts, lunches and dinners at the Lido Restaurant
  • Five-course menus, fine wines and impeccable service at the Rotterdam Dining Room

Get your groove on in the Crow’s Nest, be dazzled by amazing live entertainment in The Showroom at Sea, sip champagne or martinis at the Mix – there are plenty of fun options when it comes to the Veendam’s bars and lounges.

  • Dancing at night in the Crow’s Nest, 270° views during the day
  • The Showroom at Sea: glamorous nightclub venue offering world class entertainment
  • Explorations Café, powered by The New York Times
  • Mix: a place to meet for mimosas, martinis, cocktails, malts and ales

Stunning interior design and amazing artworks fill the wonderful main atrium and the walkways of this beautiful ship. They make meandering around the boutiques and lounges an exciting experience in itself. Spacious and serene pool areas, lovely lounges and elegant public areas, make the Veendam an ideal choice for those passengers looking for a leisurely pace of life at sea.

  • The Lido and Retreat pool areas
  • Luxury Greenhouse Spa and Salon
  • Culinary Arts Centre
  • Microsoft digital workshops

Guests from between 3 and 17 can enjoy their own dedicated clubs with activities ranging from pizza making to storytelling for little ones, while teenagers can enjoy tech classes and teen-only nightclub events on certain ships.

  • Club HAL for youngsters
  • The Loft and The Oasis for teenagers

ship deck plans

YOUR INSIDE CABIN INCLUDES

Queen-size or twin beds / Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses / luxury linens, bathrobes and towels/ shower with massage showerhead/ make-up mirrors / salon-quality hair dryers / Elemis Aromapure toiletries / complimentary fresh fruit / flat-panel TV and DVD player / ice, shoeshine and nightly turndown service.

YOUR OUTSIDE CABIN INCLUDES

Queen-size or twin beds / Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses / luxury bed linen, bathrobes and towels / bath and shower/ massage showerhead/ make-up mirrors / salon-quality hair dryers / Elemis Aromapure toiletries / complimentary fresh fruit / flat-panel TV and DVD player / ice, shoeshine and nightly turndown service / portholes or windows with full to partial or fully obscured views.

YOUR BALCONY CABIN INCLUDES

Queen-size or twin beds / Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses / luxury bed linen, bathrobes and towels / bath and shower / massage showerhead/ make-up mirrors / salon-quality hair dryers / Elemis Aromapure toiletries / complimentary fresh fruit / flat-panel TV and DVD player / ice, shoeshine and nightly turndown service / sitting area / private veranda / mini-bar / refrigerator / sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck.

YOUR MINI-SUITE / SUITES CABIN INCLUDES

Queen-size or twin beds / Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses / pillow options / luxury bed linen, bath robes and over-sized towels / whirlpool bath and shower / massage showerhead/ make-up mirrors / salon-quality hair dryers / Elemis Aromapure toiletries / complimentary fresh fruit and flowers / flat-panel TV, DVD player and library / mini-bar and refrigerator / ice, shoeshine and nightly turndown service / concierge service / personalised cruise stationery / sitting area / private veranda / floor-to-ceiling windows.

The Spa Suite
Queen-size or twin beds / Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses / luxury bed linen, bathrobes and towels / bathroom with bathtub and shower / massage showerhead/ make-up mirrors / salon-quality hair dryers / Elemis Aromapure toiletries / complimentary fresh fruit / flat-panel TV and DVD player / ice, shoeshine and nightly turndown service / sitting area / private veranda / mini-bar / refrigerator / yoga mats, iPod docking station / countertop water feature / exclusive spa treatments from the nearby Greenhouse Spa and Salon / sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck.

Pinnacle and Neptune suites
Queen-size or king-size or twin beds / Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses / luxury bed linen, bath robes and over-sized towels / whirlpool bath and shower / massage showerhead/ make-up mirrors / salon-quality hair dryers / Elemis Aromapure toiletries / complimentary fresh fruit and flowers / flat-panel TV, DVD player and library / mini-bar / ice, shoeshine and nightly turndown service / concierge service / personalised cruise stationery / sitting area and dressing room / sofa bed for two / private veranda / floor-to-ceiling windows/ exclusive access to industry-leading Neptune Lounge and its facilities / complimentary laundry services / sparkling wine served on embarkation and corsages and boutonnieres for first night / cocktail party invitation / pre-dinner hors d’oeuvres / binoculars and umbrellas / priority boarding, dining and seating / special disembarkation service.

Pinnacle also has: large sitting area / oversized whirlpool bath / guest toilet.

*Speak to your Imagine Cruising adviser for more information about the exact specification of each suite.

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