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Overview

Launched in 2002 and last refurbished in 2017, ms Zuiderdam features an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures by famed artists like Andy Warhol and Frank Lloyd Wright. Additional highlights include America's Test Kitchen, BBC Earth Experiences and the Digital Workshop, powered by Windows. If you're looking to relax on your voyage, head to the line's signature Greenhouse Spa & Salon or The Retreat, a secluded deck with sun beds, private cabanas and a separate bar. 

With room for 1,964 passengers and 817 crew members, the ship maintains a 1-to-2 staff-to-guest ratio. Recent passengers said everyone was friendly and attentive, from the bartenders to the room stewards.

Inside and Ocean View staterooms aboard ms Zuiderdam measure between 151 and 233 square feet. All cabins include sofas, coffee tables, chairs and vanities, in addition to a queen-sized bed (or two twin beds). Other amenities include Euro-Top mattresses and flat-screen TVs. Dining venues include the upscale Pinnacle Grill, traditional dining rooms and more. 

In 2018-19, ms Zuiderdam departs from New York City, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, Quebec CityCopenhagen and The Netherlands for sailings in Canada, Europe, the Panama Canal and the Caribbean

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Launched in 2002 and last refurbished in 2017, ms Zuiderdam features an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures by famed artists like Andy Warhol and Frank Lloyd Wright. Additional highlights include America's Test Kitchen, BBC Earth Experiences and the Digital Workshop, powered by Windows. If you're looking to relax on your voyage, head to the line's signature Greenhouse Spa & Salon or The Retreat, a secluded deck with sun beds, private cabanas and a separate bar. 

With room for 1,964 passengers and 817 crew members, the ship maintains a 1-to-2 staff-to-guest ratio. Recent passengers said everyone was friendly and attentive, from the bartenders to the room stewards.

Inside and Ocean View staterooms aboard ms Zuiderdam measure between 151 and 233 square feet. All cabins include sofas, coffee tables, chairs and vanities, in addition to a queen-sized bed (or two twin beds). Other amenities include Euro-Top mattresses and flat-screen TVs. Dining venues include the upscale Pinnacle Grill, traditional dining rooms and more. 

In 2018-19, ms Zuiderdam departs from New York City, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, Quebec CityCopenhagen and The Netherlands for sailings in Canada, Europe, the Panama Canal and the Caribbean

Ship Size
M
Price
$$$$
Year Built
2002

Pros & Cons

  • Extensive art collection on board

  • Most activities geared toward adults

4.15Scorecard
  • 4.0Expert Rating »
  • 3.9Traveler Rating »
  • 5.0Health Rating »

Rankings

ms Zuiderdam ranks #4 out of 15 Holland America Line Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

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

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Deck Plans

ms Zuiderdam contains 11 decks. Find out which features are available on each ms Zuiderdam 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 614 guests have reviewed ms Zuiderdam, giving it a rating of 3.9 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.9 out of 5(614 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples62.1%
Singles/Friends14.5%
Families w/older children7.2%
Groups4.7%
Families w/young children2.8%
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