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Holland America Line

Oosterdam

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Oosterdam

Officially christened in 2003 by Her Dutch Royal Highness, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, the ms Oosterdam is the second in our series of Vista-class ships. As such she embraces the latest industry and environmental technologies such as her use of a diesel-electric power plant for optimal energy efficiency and an Azipod propulsion system that maximizes maneuverability.

Symbolic of Holland America Line's more than 140-year history of circumnavigating the globe, the centerpiece of the ms Oosterdam is a magnificent Waterford crystal globe, prominently displayed in a three-story atrium. First-time cruisers aboard this ship will quickly recognize the traditional touches that make Holland America cruisers regulars: a warm palette of colors accentuating an extensive use of crystal, marble, inlaid woods and brass, lovely flower arrangements, priceless artwork and antiques and a full wraparound teak promenade deck with padded deck chairs.

Join us aboard the Oosterdam for a Mexican Riviera cruise, scenic Alaskan cruises, or a Hawaiian cruise vacation.


Oosterdam Facts
  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passenger capacity: 1,964
  • Crew Members: 812
  • Gross Tonnage: 82,305 grt.
  • Length: 936 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum Speed: 24 knots
  • Dedicated: July 2003, by HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands
Services


On Holland America Line cruises, your every wish is our pleasure to fulfill

Always at the heart of the Holland America cruise experience is our warm and award-winning style of service that is never in the way and never out of reach. We sail with nearly one crew member for every two guests, providing the intuitive, gracious service that has long defined classic cruising. Our extensive onboard services, from special dining requests to full service laundry and dry cleaning services, are designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. Our specially trained crew takes pride in anticipating and fulfilling your every wish. From our waiters and bartenders to our chefs and wine experts, our spa technicians and fitness instructors to our officers and housekeeping staff, everyone is dedicated to providing you with the gracious and personalized service that will make your cruise vacation memorable. On board the ships of Holland America Line you'll discover a cruise experience that is modern, fresh and appealing - in an ambiance that is timeless and refined.


Entertainment


Spectacular Shows, Live Music, Diverse Lounges, Movies and Casino Gaming

BB King's Blues Club
Direct from Beale Street, the B.B. King's All-Stars Band brings the best of Memphis music to sea. From funky and fast to soulful and smooth, this eight-piece band performs nightly in the newly reimagined Queen's Lounge while guests enjoy specialty cocktails like Lucille and Rock Me Baby.

Billboard Onboard
If you want to rock out to chart-topping songs from the '50s to the present, Holland America's Billboard Onboard is the place to be. Here, two pianists bang out the hits late into the night, every night. Expect lots of sing-alongs, requests and a guaranteed fun time in this venue.

Casino
From perennially popular slot machines and blackjack tables to the latest in sophisticated gaming, our casino is well-equipped and staffed with professionals eager to help guests learn new skills.

Crow's Nest Lounge
This panoramic place to enjoy the sunset transforms into a fun dance club after dark as our DJ spins the tunes.

Lincoln Center Stage
In an exclusive partnership with the world's leading center for the performing arts, we proudly present Lincoln Center Stage, showcasing outstanding musicians performing multiple programs of chamber music each evening, as well as afternoon recitals during leisurely days at sea.


Dining


Enjoy exquisite dining across a range of venues on Holland America Line cruises

We invite you to dine "As You Wish" To savor 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. On board, there are restaurants to suit every mood, along with the flexibility to choose the dining style you prefer.


The Pinnacle Grill

Refined and luxurious, romantic and intimate, the Pinnacle Grill represents the pinnacle of exceptional dining. Make reservations for an intimate meal graced by luxurious appointments such as Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens.


Le Cirque

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 cruise dining experience on board in the Pinnacle Grill for a nominal fee.


Canaletto Restaurant

"Spartire" is the Italian word for sharing; our new menu is designed around this authentic Italian experience and offers a variety of dishes to enjoy and share with family and friends.


Dive-In

For a perfectly grilled burger on brioche, gourmet hot dog, crispy French fries or a taco bar with all the fixings, there's nothing better than alfresco dining by the pool at Dive-In at the Terrace Grill. Look for imaginative toppings and sauces to enliven classic burgers and dogs, along with veggie-friendly and healthier options, all included in your cruise fare.


Lido Market

The Lido, transformed into a modern marketplace with different themed stations, offers a curated selection of delicious options guests can grab on the go or have quickly made to order - from traditional comfort food to great tastes from around the globe.


Vista Dining Room

For an elegant breakfast, leisurely lunch or unforgettable five-course dinner, the main Dining Room is your destination for sophisticated dining aboard. On our menus you’ll find classic favorites and vegetarian choices as well as regionally inspired cuisine prepared by chefs who have been inducted into the prestigious Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rotisseurs, an international food and wine society.


Activities


Each New Day, a Wealth of Cruise Activity and Indulgences

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.

    Club HAL:

    Club HAL® provides a wide variety of exciting youth and teen-friendly activities for guests ages 3 to 17, supervised by full-time staff with degrees in education, recreation, childhood development or related fields.

    Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine Magazine®:

    Embrace your culinary passion. This groundbreaking experience combines a love of food and wine with unique and engaging programs. Join us for numerous experiences in our theater-style venue and state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen, or watch from the comfort of your stateroom.

    Fitness Center:

    For rejuvenation through exercise, we offer fitness classes in yoga, Pilates and more, as well as a professionally staffed Fitness Center equipped with the latest cardio and weight machines. Two refreshing outdoor pools also await, along with basketball and volleyball courts on deck.

    Greenhouse Spa & Salon:

    Features heavenly beauty and wellness rituals. Enjoy a facial, hot stone massage, steam in a thermal suite and have your hair and nails done for a special evening.

    Thermal Suite:

    Treat your body, mind, and spirit to an experience in true relaxation in the ship's Thermal Suite. Invigorate your body with a massage, soothe aching muscles in the steam bath, then relax on a chaise lounge, enjoy the view, and immerse yourself in an environment of pure serenity.

    Vista Show Lounge:

    Talented performers take to the stage nightly in the shipÂ’s magnificent theatre or in The Showroom at Sea, a contemporary take on a classic nightclub featuring state-of-the-art theatre technology.


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