Veendam

Guests aboard Veendam will not only enjoy elegant dining rooms, a $2 million art and antique collection, wide teak decks and spacious staterooms- many with private verandahs- but also new and exciting venues, stateroom options along with a complete update to all stateroom furnishings.

Specifications
  • Size medium
  • Style Premium
  • Type ocean
  • Year of launch 1996
  • Year of last refit 2016
  • Gross tonnage 55819t
  • Length 220.0m
  • Width 31.0m
  • Speed 22kts
  • Decks 10
  • Language English (American)
  • Currency US Dollar ($)
  • No. of passengers 1350
  • 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.

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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Accommodation

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

Decks
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

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