Launched: 1996 Passengers: 1,258
Registry: Bahamas Tonnage: 55,758
Crew: 580 Decks: 9

Veendam

The 55,451-gross-ton Veendam entered service in 1996. The ship is a floating masterpiece of the shipbuilders’ art, combining the best of Old World tradition with state-of-the-art modern technology. The Veendam features a $2 million collection of art and artifacts, continuing a tradition of on-board artwork that has become a trademark of the company’s fleet. The Veendam features a penthouse suite, 28 suites and 120 mini suites. Each of the 149 suites has a private verandah, a VCR, whirlpool bath and minibar. All staterooms are equipped with sofas, hairdryers, individually controlled air conditioning, telephone with computerized wake-up service, multi-channel music system and closed-circuit television.

For luxury on the high seas and stops in fascinating ports of call, the ms Veendam is a ship you don't want to miss. Elegant dining rooms with wide vistas of the seas, a broad sweeping staircase, wide teak decks for strolling and spacious staterooms (149 of which feature private verandahs) all lend the ms Veendam an air of elegance, providing our guests with the best cruise experience.

The ms Veendam celebrates the most modern advances in guest amenities and nautical design while preserving more than 130 years of Holland America Line maritime traditions. Grandly proportioned and designed to carry 1,258 guests, the ms Veendam offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort. All Signature of Excellence enhancements to her public rooms and staterooms were completed in Spring 2006.

Recommended For

Those who enjoy cruise traditions and want a quality experience in a refined environment but like the facilities and range of choices available on new super liners. Small ship devotees open to trying a large ship. Former budget cruisers ready to move up to higher quality.

Activities

Choose the blissful pampering of a facial. Let the trained fingers of a massage therapist sooth your muscles while working fragrant oils into your skin. Enjoy therapeutic water treatments as you steam in a thermal suite or bathe in exotic herbs. All this while cruising to exotic destinations and enjoying other Holland America's Veendam onboard experience indulgences.

* Card Room
* Puzzle Room
* Ocean Spa fitness center
* Beauty salon/barber shop
* Massage, sauna and steam rooms
* Jogging track
* Swimming pools

Dining

World-renowned master chef Reiner Greubel leads our award-winning culinary staff in providing extensive dining options, including "light & healthy" items, continental and ethnic cuisines, and vegetarian dishes. All are available in a range of dining venues.

* 37-seat Java Cafe
* 403-seat Lido restaurant
* King's Room and the Queen's Room
* Rotterdam Dining Room seats 700 on two levels connected by a pair of grand curved staircases

Entertainment

Close your eyes and open your mind to all of the thrill seeking entertainment alternative that you'll have the opportunity to venture. No matter how you plan on spending your night, the Veendam remains well equip to accommodate each and every one of your desires. If you're looking for the relaxed scenery of a lounge, you'll find plenty. If you're in the mood for the mingling bar atmosphere, you'll feel completely comfortable in our bars.

* Rubens Lounge
* Crow's Nest Lounge
* Captain's Area
* Tea Area
* The Disco

Gratuities

Holland America Lines charges a daily hotel service charge directly to the on-board account. This amount is $11 per passenger. Additionally, a 15% gratuity is added to all bar purchases. Note: Gratuity Policies are subject to change. Updated June 21, 2010

Dress

Holland America emphasizes that passengers dress for comfort during the day onboard as well as on shore at the ports of call. Evening wear includes both formal and “smart casual” categories. Slacks and collared shirts for men set a good example of that qualifies at ‘smart casual” while this category includes casual dresses, slacks and informal variations of evening wear for women. Note: Dress Codes are subject to change. Updated June 21, 2010

Ship Stats


7 Night Canada / New England Cruise
Holland America Cruise Line - Veendam
Destination To: Canada-New England
Departing from: Boston
Ports: BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, US, BAR HARBOR, MAINE, US, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA, SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA, CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, CRUISING GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE, QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC, CANADA, QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC, CANADA


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7 Night Mexico Cruise
Holland America Cruise Line - Veendam
Destination To: Mexico
Departing from: San Diego
Ports: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, US, AT SEA, CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO, MAZATLAN, MEXICO, PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO, AT SEA, AT SEA, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, US


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7 Night Caribbean Cruise
Holland America Cruise Line - Veendam
Destination To: Caribbean
Departing from: Tampa
Ports: TAMPA, FLORIDA, US, KEY WEST, FLORIDA, US, AT SEA, BANANA COAST (TRUJILLO), HONDURAS, SANTO TOMAS DE CASTILLA, GUATEMALA, COSTA MAYA, MEXICO, AT SEA, TAMPA, FLORIDA, US


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7 Night Bermuda Cruise
Holland America Cruise Line - Veendam
Destination To: Bermuda
Departing from: Boston
Ports: BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, US, AT SEA, HAMILTON, BERMUDA, HAMILTON, BERMUDA, HAMILTON, BERMUDA, HAMILTON, BERMUDA, AT SEA, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, US


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9 Night Canada / New England Cruise
Holland America Cruise Line - Veendam
Destination To: Canada-New England
Departing from: Boston
Ports: BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, US, BAR HARBOR, MAINE, US, HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA, SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA, CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, GASPE, QUEBEC, CANADA, AT SEA, SCENIC CRUISING SAGUENAY FJORD, SAGUENAY, QUEBEC, CANADA, QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC, CANADA, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA


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