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Overview

Borrowing its name from the former city of New Amsterdam (now known as New York City), this 2,106-passenger member of the Holland America fleet launched in 2010 and is famous for its extensive art collection valued at more than $3 million. Guests can admire works from Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein through a complimentary self-guided iPod tour.

Passengers can also pass the time by the pool or in the Greenhouse Spa, while more enriching programs include the new America's Test Kitchen, the BBC Earth Experiences and photography classes in the Digital Workshop, powered by Windows. While the ship offers youth clubs for kids ages 3 to 17, most activities are geared toward adults.

When it comes to dining, guests can choose from seafood at the popular Sel de Mer French restaurant, New York Pizza on the pool deck, Asian delicacies at Tamarind and more. Several casual eateries and the main dining rooms are included at no extra cost.

Meanwhile, staterooms range from Interior cabins to expansive Signature, Neptune and Pinnacle Suites, all of which are equipped with Sealy Premium Euro-Top mattresses and flat-screen TVs.

In 2018-19, ms Nieuw Amsterdam departs from Anchorage, San DiegoSeattle, Vancouver and Fort Lauderdale for sailings in Alaska, the Caribbean, Mexico and the Pacific Coast. 

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Borrowing its name from the former city of New Amsterdam (now known as New York City), this 2,106-passenger member of the Holland America fleet launched in 2010 and is famous for its extensive art collection valued at more than $3 million. Guests can admire works from Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein through a complimentary self-guided iPod tour.

Passengers can also pass the time by the pool or in the Greenhouse Spa, while more enriching programs include the new America's Test Kitchen, the BBC Earth Experiences and photography classes in the Digital Workshop, powered by Windows. While the ship offers youth clubs for kids ages 3 to 17, most activities are geared toward adults.

When it comes to dining, guests can choose from seafood at the popular Sel de Mer French restaurant, New York Pizza on the pool deck, Asian delicacies at Tamarind and more. Several casual eateries and the main dining rooms are included at no extra cost.

Meanwhile, staterooms range from Interior cabins to expansive Signature, Neptune and Pinnacle Suites, all of which are equipped with Sealy Premium Euro-Top mattresses and flat-screen TVs.

In 2018-19, ms Nieuw Amsterdam departs from Anchorage, San DiegoSeattle, Vancouver and Fort Lauderdale for sailings in Alaska, the Caribbean, Mexico and the Pacific Coast. 

Ship Size
L
Price
$$$$
Year Built
2010

Pros & Cons

  • Extensive art collection on board, including works by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein

  • Few activities for kids

4.10Scorecard
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  • 4.5Health Rating »

Rankings

ms Nieuw Amsterdam ranks #5 out of 15 Holland America Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

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Deck Plans

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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 527 guests have reviewed ms Nieuw Amsterdam, giving it a rating of 4.1 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

4.1 out of 5(527 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples60.9%
Singles/Friends14%
Families w/older children8.9%
Groups5.5%
Families w/young children3.6%
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