MS Volendam

1999 (refurbished in 2016)
237 m / 778 ft
Gross Tonnage
61214 gt
32 m / 105 ft
Cruising Speed
23 kn / 43 kph / 26 mph
Country Regions
West Coast Canada, Canada Alaska

Ship Overview

Elegant and spacious, Volendam takes her decor cues from the garden. Her grand public spaces are graced with floral fabics and tapestries, as well as huge vases of fresh floral arrangements. While on board, explore the wonders of nature in BBC Earth Experiences. Enjoy a cooking show or hands-on workshop with America's Test Kitchen. Relax with a spa treatment at the Greenhouse Salon & Spa. Or dine in one of our selection of fine restaurants.

  • Atrium (3-deck high midship open-floor area with live performances)
  • Promenade Deck, Walking Track (jogging is not permitted)
  • Frans Hals Lounge (574-seat theater/main show lounge; also serves Holland America’s enrichment program (via partnership with BBC Earth)
  • Queen’s Room (34-seat meeting room; hosts digital workshops via Microsoft partnership, computer classes, social networks, blogging, photo editing)
  • Photo Gallery & Shop; Art Gallery
  • Wine Tasting Bar, Gourmet Shops (bottles available for purchasing, wine sampling)
  • Wajang Theatre & Culinary Arts Centre (124-seat cinema; offers culinary classes and cooking shows presented in demonstration kitchens)
  • Atrium Terrace with boutiques; Atrium Shops (boutiques for duty-free tobaccos and liquor, perfumes, watches, clothing, HAL logo merchandise, souvenirs); Marabella Luxury Shop
  • Ocean Bar (104-seat Atrium bar and lounge, with dance floor and stage for live performances)
  • Casino (served by Casino Bar)
  • Piano bar (84-seat)
  • Hudson Room (50-seat meeting room; used as Cards Room)
  • Explorations Cafe (65-seat specialty coffee bar and patisserie; also serves as ship’s Library and Online Centre/Internet computers room)
  • Explorer’s Lounge & Bar (94-seat lounge with bar; classical concert performances)
  • Neptune Lounge (22-seat club venue for Deluxe Suite and Pinnacle guests only)
  • Fitness Center (gym with separate Aerobics Room); 2 jacuzzis
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon; Lido Pool area, served by Lido Bar and Terrace Grill; Sea View Pool area served by Sea View Bar
  • Crow’s Nest (220-seat observation lounge; bar and dance floor; becomes disco at night)
  • Tennis Court; Basketball Court; Shuffleboard
  • Club HAL (kids lounge, complimentary youth programming)
  • The Loft (teens club lounge area, with Video Games Arcade, computers, PlayStations; teen disco)
  • The Oasis (40-seat teen-only outdoor area)


Staterooms / Suites

  • Pinnacle Suite 1,296 ft² /120.4 m² Cat. PS
  • Neptune Suite Cat. SA, SB
  • Vista Suite 297 - 379 ft² / 27.6 - 35.2 m²
  • Lanai Stateroom Cat. CA
  • Ocean-View Stateroom 140-319 ft² / 13-29.6 m²
  • Ocean-View Stateroom (Fully Obstructed View)
  • Ocean-View Stateroom (Port Hole) Cat. G
  • Inside Stateroom 151-233 ft² / 14-21.6 m²
  • Ocean-View Stateroom (Partial Sea View) Cat. DD


  • Navigation Deck
  • 4 guests
  • Floor-to-ceiling glass windows with a door that opens to a private verandah
  • Private bedroom with king-sized bed
  • Private master bathroom with shower stall and full-sized whirlpool tub
  • Living room with sofa bed, dining room, dressing room, and guest bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Elemis bath amenities
  • Complimentary fresh fruit
  • Fat-panel TV
  • DVD player
  • Personal safe
  • Tlephone
  • Hair dryer

Deck Plans

Side View
Side View
Deck 1 - Dolphin
Deck 1 - Dolphin
Deck 2 - Main
Deck 2 - Main
Deck 3 - Lower Promenade
Deck 3 - Lower Promenade
Deck 4 - Promenade
Deck 4 - Promenade
Deck 5 - Upper Promenade
Deck 5 - Upper Promenade
Deck 6 - Verandah
Deck 6 - Verandah
Deck 7 - Navigation
Deck 7 - Navigation
Deck 8 - Lido
Deck 8 - Lido
Deck 9 - Sports
Deck 9 - Sports
Deck 10 - Sky
Deck 10 - Sky


Dining options on ms Volendam are plentiful, and range from early morning continental breakfast to Indonesian-themed midnight buffet. Apart from regular restaurant service, hungry guests will also find afternoon tea, 24-hour room service and a pizza/hot dog/hamburger/taco/fajita station near the Lido pool (it's self-serve, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Special diets, from diabetic to Kosher and low-carb, are easily accommodated, but advance notice is required. The 2-story Rotterdam Restaurant (ship's Main Dining Room), is located aft and surrounded with windows. It serves open-seating breakfast and lunch and features plenty of small tables for passengers who prefer to dine a deux. MS Rotterdam also provides a 22-dish, vegetarian menu for lunch and dinner, consisting of salads, soups, entrees and appetizers. Options include dishes like Vietnamese vegetable spring rolls, portobello mushroom and chipotle quesadillas, spicy lentil and garbanzo salad.

  • Pinnacle Grill (84-seat reservations-only seafood/steakhouse restaurant with fine wines selection; free for passengers under 12 yo). The venue transforms into “An Evening at le Cirque” once per cruise via partnership with NYC “Le Cirque” French restaurant
  • Rotterdam Restaurant (792-seat, aft Dining Room; features open seating Breakfast and Lunch, two Dinner options – 2 fixed seatings or “Any Time” dining between 5:15 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • King’s Room (Rotterdam restaurant annex, reservations-only; for private dining)
  • Terrace Grill (fast food pool bar; complimentary)
  • Lido Restaurant (394-seat complimentary buffet restaurant; offers self-service Breakfast 6:00 a.m. -11 a.m., Lunch 11:30 p.m. - 2 p.m., Afternoon Tea, and Dinner 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.)
  • Canaletto Restaurant (Lido Restaurant annex; operates as Italian restaurant for Dinner, reservations required)