Helping over

happy cruisers
since 1972!
Cruises Best Values Shore Excursions Flights Land Vacations
Modify Search

Sailing Date:
Cruise Line:
Embarkation Port:

Plot Your Course
About Us
Contact Us
Passport Info
Gift Certificates
Currency Converter
En Español

Set Sail
Welcome Aboard Guide
Share Your Experience
First Time Cruisers
Hate to Fly

Special Cruises
Cruise Meeting Planners
Luxury Cruises
Theme Cruises
Holiday Cruises
Last Minute Cruises

Cruise Brothers
100 Boyd Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914

Call Us!
Open 7 Days until Midnight
24/7 for online bookings

Holland America Line


Sailing Dates:


The ms Amsterdam is the third ship to bear the name of the Dutch capital in Holland America Line's more than 130-year history. Built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy, the ms Amsterdam blends the very latest in shipbuilding technology with the artistry, personalized touches and superior service that has made Holland America Line one of the highest-rated cruise lines in the world.

At the heart of the ms Amsterdam is the Planeto Astrolabium, a commissioned signature sculpture soaring in a three-story atrium. The stunning Astrolabe tracks constellations, the planets, world time and ship time. Dutch heritage and tradition is clearly displayed throughout the ship in original Art Deco pieces that once graced the Nieuw Amsterdam of 1938. For a contemporary touch, works of the noted maritime artist Stephen Card adorn public spaces.

Amsterdam Facts
Date Launched: 01/08/2001
Registry: The Netherlands
Officers: Dutch
Crew: Indonesian/Filipino
Crew Members: 647
Gross Tonnnage: 61,000 grt.
Maximum Speed: 22.5 knots
Length (ft.): 780
Beam (ft.): 105.8
Passengers: 1380
Stability Rating: Excellent
Dinner Seatings: 2
Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Traditional
Room Service: Yes
Outdoor Pools: 2
Indoor Pools: 1
Jacuzzis: 2
Fitness Center: Yes
Spa: Yes
Beauty Salon: Yes
Showroom: Yes
Bars/Lounges: 8
Casino: Yes
Shops: Yes
Library: Yes
Child Program: Yes
Self-service Laundry: Yes
Elevators: 12
Suites: 172
Outside Doubles: 385
Inside Doubles: 133
Singles Cabins: 0
Singles Surcharge: 150%
Verandah Cabins: 172

Choose the blissful pampering of a facial. Let the trained fingers of a massage therapist sooth your muscles while working fragrant oils into your skin. Enjoy therapeutic water treatments as you steam in a thermal suite or bathe in exotic herbs. All this while cruising to exotic destinations and enjoying other Holland America's Amsterdam onboard experience indulgences.

Greenhouse Treatment Room

Spaaaaaaah! Let yourself be pampered in the restful atmosphere of the Greenhouse Spa and Salon. New thermal suites, steam rooms, organic treatments and gentle hands banish stress and fatigue, leaving you relaxed and energized.

Lido Pool

Warm days with light, salty breezes are made for lounging poolside with an icy beverage in one hand and an epic novel in the other. Does this count as doing something or doing nothing? You'll soon know...

Fitness Center

Work out on the high seas in a state-of-the-art fitness center complete with machines, free weights, cardio equipment and a personal training consultant. Afterwards, re-hydrate yourself at the juice bar. On offer are carrot, apple, pineapple or vegetable blends -- good-for-you nectar of the gods!


How better to enhance your onboard experience than to provide incomparable cuisine in a variety of wonderful ways. Bountiful buffets and dress-up dinners, hors d'oeuvres on your verandah or a picnic on the beach are just a few of the dining options awaiting you aboard Holland America's Amsterdam vacation.

Pinnacle Grill

Guests who dine at the intimate, reservations-only Pinnacle Grill enjoy a dining experience themed to reflect the Pacific Northwest. Candlelight and fine decor create a romantic ambiance that sets the stage for fresh Northwest dishes and select wines.

Wine Tasting Room

Whether you're learning to navigate your way through a winelist or enhancing your already vast knowledge of vintages and labels, visit the Wine Tasting Room for a fun, informative session with the ship's expert sommelier.

La Fontaine Dining Room

Elegance redefined under a flower-bedecked stained-glass ceiling -- the La Fontaine Dining Room offers award-winning dining at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Aromatic soups, seasonal fish and succulent meats, crisp salads and divine desserts grace a fresh, imaginitive menu.


Be amazed, be surprised, be thrilled

The Holland America's Amsterdam of premium cruise ships offers so many entertainment venues you're in for the night of your life... night after night. Following a day of site-seeing or an afternoon massage, enhance your onboard experience with evenings of foot-tapping entertainment, side-splitting laughs or romantic moonlit dancing.

Queen's Lounge

Dazzling and daring, the Queen's Lounge is the ultimate show venue with semi-circular seating and brilliant pink and blue decor. Music, theatre, dance, comedy and culture all come to life on its illustrious stage.

Neptune Lounge

At your service is the Neptune Lounge's Concierge, exclusively available to Penthouse and Deluxe Verandah Suite guests. Relax here over breakfast pastries with your favorite newspaper, or gather for evening hors d'oeuvres and cocktails in this timeless, genteel setting.

Explorer's Lounge

Rich reds and gleaming brass -- these are the essential ingredients for the understated elegance of the Explorer's Lounge. This meeting place for friends old and new offers intimate seating for small gatherings.

Are you interested in becoming a home-based agent? Visit

Cruise Destinations
Caribbean | Europe | Alaska | Bermuda
Bahamas | Mexico | Hawaii | Panama Canal

Cruise Lines
Royal Caribbean | Princess | Norwegian Cruise Line
Celebrity | Holland America | Regent | Carnival

Cruises | Best Values | Excursions | Flights | Hotels | Cars | Vacations
Home | About Us | Our Main Office | Directions | FAQs | Site Map | Login/Register

To protect your cruise investment we recommend you always pay via credit card.

Copyright © 2009 All Rights Reserved. Cruise Brothers is a legally trademarked name.
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy

CST 2065347-40
Rhode Island License #1072
Powered by Revelex (v4.4.0)