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Holland America Line

Built in 2000

61,000 tons
1,380 passengers (double capacity)


Trays of mints, dried fruits, and candied ginger can be found outside the dining room on Amsterdam. 

Passengers on Amsterdam are presented with a complimentary cotton canvas carryall bag imprinted with the Holland America Line logo. 

A favorite dessert on Amsterdam is the famous Holland America Line Bread and Butter Pudding. 

Shoeshine bags are provided in every Amsterdam stateroom for complimentary shoeshine service. 

The all-natural products in every Amsterdam bathroom have been carefully evaluated and found to be healthy as well as good for the environment.  The organic/vegetable-based bath products use no animal testing. 

If requested in advance, Amsterdam guests with babies may obtain a complimentary supply of baby food, diapers, and an in-stateroom refrigerator. 

An art and history tour is scheduled on every Amsterdam cruise to offer information about the vessel’s art and antiques, which are worth approximately two million dollars. 

A highlight of a Holland America Cruise on the Amsterdam is the crew show, produced by either the Indonesian or Filipino crewmembers and spotlighting songs and dances from their homelands. 

The Amsterdam has an on board infirmary staffed by a licensed physician and three registered nurses. The Amsterdam infirmary is equipped with emergency medical facilities and a well-stocked pharmacy. 

On Amsterdam’s wrap-around promenade deck passengers can walk or stretch out in the shade on a lounge chair.
Youngsters participating in the Club HAL program receive a daily list of scheduled age-appropriate youth activities; there is at least one morning activity, one in the afternoon, and one in the evening.

HAL Kids Culinary Workshops now offer children a unique and fun learning experience. Kids will learn basic cooking techniques, kitchen safety, new ingredients and how to follow recipe instructions.

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