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Overview

Carrying up to 1,964 passengers and 810 crew members, Westerdam first debuted in 2004 and was recently overhauled to include renovated cabins and suites, as well as a new bar and entertainment and dining additions like America's Test Kitchen.

Other onboard facilities include the Music Walk live music venue, as well as BBC Earth Experiences, the Greenhouse Spa and multiple swimming pools.

When it’s time to dine, the ship's dining venues range from the casual poolside Dive-In grill to the upscale Pinnacle Grill. The ship also offers the Master's Chef Table Pop Up, available on cruises of eight nights or more. After dinner, guests can enjoy live music at the B.B. King’s Blues Club, take in a theatrical performance or try their luck in the casino.

Lodging options include Inside, Ocean View and Verandah cabins, as well as three Suite categories. Standard amenities include Euro-Top mattresses and flat-screen TVs.

In 2019-20, Westerdam departs from Anchorage and Fairbanks (both in Alaska), Hong Kong, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, Vancouver and more for sailings across Alaska, Asia, South America, Antarctica, Hawaii and Tahiti. 

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Carrying up to 1,964 passengers and 810 crew members, Westerdam first debuted in 2004 and was recently overhauled to include renovated cabins and suites, as well as a new bar and entertainment and dining additions like America's Test Kitchen.

Other onboard facilities include the Music Walk live music venue, as well as BBC Earth Experiences, the Greenhouse Spa and multiple swimming pools.

When it’s time to dine, the ship's dining venues range from the casual poolside Dive-In grill to the upscale Pinnacle Grill. The ship also offers the Master's Chef Table Pop Up, available on cruises of eight nights or more. After dinner, guests can enjoy live music at the B.B. King’s Blues Club, take in a theatrical performance or try their luck in the casino.

Lodging options include Inside, Ocean View and Verandah cabins, as well as three Suite categories. Standard amenities include Euro-Top mattresses and flat-screen TVs.

In 2019-20, Westerdam departs from Anchorage and Fairbanks (both in Alaska), Hong Kong, Seattle, Shanghai, Singapore, Vancouver and more for sailings across Alaska, Asia, South America, Antarctica, Hawaii and Tahiti. 

Ship Size
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Price
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Year Built
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Pros & Cons

  • Sails to many unique ports across Asia, Alaska, Antarctica and more

  • Ship caters to more mature travelers

4.10Scorecard
  • 4.0Expert Rating »
  • 3.9Traveler Rating »
  • 4.5Health Rating »

Rankings

Westerdam ranks #8 out of 14 Holland America Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

Westerdam offers a wide range of accomodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Deck Plans

Westerdam contains 11 decks. Find out which features are available on each Westerdam deck.

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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 780 guests have reviewed Westerdam, giving it a rating of 3.9 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.9 out of 5(780 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples61.4%
Families w/older children12.6%
Singles/Friends11.5%
Groups5.9%
Families w/young children3.8%
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Ship Photos

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