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 Nieuw Amsterdam

Launched in Venice on July 4, 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam leans heavily on the history of New York City in ship decor. The ms Nieuw Amsterdam follows the ms Eurodam in size and passenger loading. Nieuw Amsterdam features the pan-Asian Tamarind restaurant and Silk Den lounge. The ship has many traditional Holland America Line features such as the Explorations Café and the Pinnacle Grill and Bar. The innovative Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine Magazine, where culinary experts provide cooking demonstrations and intimate classes in a state-of-the-art onboard show kitchens. In addition the ship features the family-style Canaletto Italian restaurant.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Robert 66 2 Western Caribbean

    Excellent cruise: Weather, ship, food, service all wonderful. Precruise stay in Ft. Lauderdale at the Hyatt, 17th st. location. Embarkation was easy, made it to our stateroom by 12:15, then had...read more

    23 users found this review helpful.
  • Rick 65 12 West Caribbean

    We had paid for 2 weeks of cruising, but left the ship after one week, forfeiting nearly $4000 rather than remaining on board for another week. We had previously cruised with Holland America &...read more

    21 users found this review helpful.
  • David 69 10 Barcelona to Venice

    I tend to like smaller ships but the Nieuw Amsterdam (2000+ passengers) was well organized and comfortable. The ship is relatively new and beautiful, and the service is very good. Overall...read more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • David 69 10 Barcelona to Venice

    I tend to like smaller ships but the Nieuw Amsterdam (2000+ passengers) was well organized and comfortable. The ship is relatively new and beautiful, and the service is very good. Overall...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • David 69 10 Barcelona to Venice

    I tend to like smaller ships but the Nieuw Amsterdam (2000+ passengers) was well organized and comfortable. The ship is relatively new and beautiful, and the service is very good. Overall...read more

  • David 69 10 Barcelona to Venice

    I tend to like smaller ships but the Nieuw Amsterdam (2000+ passengers) was well organized and comfortable. The ship is relatively new and beautiful, and the service is very good. Overall...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • sharon 63 10 Western Caribbean

    The desk staff is extremely well educated in how to say "NO". I had to get a room on my own since my roommate was sick with 105 degree fever & flu. Instead of quarantining her to the medical...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Jacqueline 31 1 Eastern Caribbean

    A cold day in HAL before we cruise again! It was our first cruise and although i will "never say never" it will at least be our last on HAL!!! The emergency alarm even went off due to an...read more

    10 users found this review helpful.
  • Phil R 36 20 Mediteranean

    We sailed on the Nieuw Amsterdam in August 2011 and I would sum the cruise up as follows: Floating retirement home. Pros 1. We had a suite, so nice room, nice bed, and decent service...read more

    88 users found this review helpful.
  • Kenneth Eden 62 78 Mediterranean Romance

    For the discounted price, okay - Not worth full price. Not enough time at sea. Sailed from Venice to Barcelona 80% disappointing - Pinnicle Grill one highlight Small,...read more

    76 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:
  • Inaugurated:0
  • Space Ratio:na
  • Gross Tonnage:86,700
  • Crew:929
  • Length:936 feet