MS Veendam

Veendam is a distinctive black hulled ship that offers sophisticated interiors and an outstanding display of art throughout the ship as well as a three deck high atrium.  Veendam passengers tend to be 40-60, some families and Mainly American. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 43.8 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.3 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 34.1 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.9 passengers.

specifications

Llyd No
9102992
size
medium
Style
premium
Type
ocean
Year of Launch
1996
Year of last refit
2012
Gross tonnage
55819t
length
220m
width
31m
speed
22kts
decks
10
language
en-US
currency
USD
No of Passsengers
1260
No of Crew
580
No of Cabins
630
wheelchair access
6

unique features

An Evening at Le Cirque- Holland America Line has added another famous partnership to its innovative culinary program as it enters into an exclusive agreement with the illustrious Le Cirque restaurant to offer “An Evening at Le Cirque” in the Pinnacle Grill. Master Chef Rudi Sodamin worked with Le Cirque’s Executive Chef Craig Hopson to re-create the legendary eatery’s whimsical ambiance and award-winning dining experience onboard.

gratuties

To ensure that the efforts of all the crew members are recognised and rewarded, a Hotel Service Charge is automatically added to each guest' shipboard account on a daily basis. 

At the time of printing, the Hotel Service Charge for suites is $12 per guest per day, and $11.5 per guest per day for other staterooms. The charges are subject to change without notice. If the service exceeds or fail to meet your expectations, you are free to adjust this amount a the end of the cruise. The Hotel Service Charge is paid to Holland America Line crew members and represents an important part of their compensation. A 15% service charge is automatically added to bar charges and dining room wine purchases.

facilities

  • Adults only
  • children facilities
  • smoking (some)

accommodation

Deck

dining

Holland America Line invites you to dine "As You Wish". To savour Italian cuisine one night and a perfectly grilled porterhouse steak the next. To take your place in the Dining Room at a specific seating time or be spontaneous, following your desires. Onboard, there are restaurants to suit every mood, along with the flexibility to choose the dining style you prefer.

entertainment

Every day aboard a Holland America cruise ship brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, along with the freedom to partake in as many- or as few- as you please. It's an opportunity to try something new that surprises you, every day. 

Dabble, discover, daydream- do everything, or do nothing at all.

health fitness

Whether you want to workout in the Fitness Centre, learn yoga, pamper yourself with a massage and spa treatment, or enjoy a game of basketball, there's a perfect onboard activity for everyone.

kid & teen

Holland America ships provide a wide variety of exciting youth and teen friendly activities and facilities for guests ages 3-17. With supervised fun for younger guests, the entire family can have the cruise vacation of their dreams.

All Club HAL activities are supervised by permanent, full-time staff, and are designed to be kid friendly and age appropriate. Youth Staff hold degrees in education, childhood development, recreation, leisure studies or related fields.

enrichment

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