Oosterdam

Holland America Line’s first Vista-class cruise ship, Oosterdam recently emerged from dry dock with exciting updates—including completely refreshed suites and new lounge, dining and entertainment venues, such as Music Walk™, with Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club and Billboard Onboard. Guests can choose from among delectable specialty restaurants, hone culinary skills with America’s Test Kitchen and thrill to BBC Earth Experiences.

Specifications
  • Lloyds No9221281
  • Size large
  • Style premium
  • Type ocean
  • Year of launch 2003
  • Year of last refit 2016
  • Gross tonnage 82305t
  • Length 285.2m
  • Width 32.2m
  • Speed 24kts
  • Decks 11
  • Language English (American)
  • Currency US Dollar ($)
  • No. of passengers 1964
  • No. of crew 817
  • No. of cabins 958
  • -wheelchair access 28
Unique Features

The Oosterdam was the first ship to feature HAL's new partnership with the Rijksmuseum at Sea, as well as featuring Music Walk - featuring the best of classical, pop and blues music; and spectacular Frozen Planet shows, courtesy of a new partnership with BBC Earth 

Gratuities

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 $16 per guest per day, and $14.50 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
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Balcony, cabins & designated areas
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Accommodation

With refined amenities and Holland America Line signature Mariner’s Dream bed gracing each elegant stateroom, the ship offers six grades of staterooms. Most are ocean-facing, many featuring teak-lined verandas for dining alfresco or private sunbathing.

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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 and 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.

Kids and Teens

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

Boasting an expansive range of enrichment facilities and opportunity, Holland America Line's ships are bound to offer something you'll want to know more about. Why not have a go at the Digital Workshop powered by Windows and learn how to enhance your holiday picture or how to easily share them.

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