The second of our Signature-class ships, ms Nieuw Amsterdam celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and art collection valued at over $3 million, ranging from antiques by traditional Dutch masters to creations by renowned contemporary artists including Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein throughout the ship.
While on board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®. Enjoy onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America's Test Kitchen. And explore the wonders of our world through exclusive BBC Earth natural history content through onboard activities, concerts and films.
Nieuw Amsterdam guests enjoy dazzling entertainment options from their very first night on board. As part of the updates coming December 2017, two new music venues will be added: Lincoln Center Stage, featuring world-class musicians performing chamber music, and Billboard Onboard, rocking the house with 50 years of chart-topping hits. These venues will join the already popular B.B. King's Blues Club, which brings the best of Memphis blues to sea, and completes our new "Music Walk" experience.
Nieuw Amsterdam Facts
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.
"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.
Aboard the ms Eurodam and ms Nieuw Amsterdam, enjoy the Tamarind for food evoking the rich culinary traditions of Southeast Asian, China and Japan.
Sel de Mer
Sel de Mer ("sea salt," in French) is an intimate seafood brasserie offering a contemporary twist on French seafood classics, with ą la carte dishes ranging from fresh oysters to salt-crusted whole fish to bouillabaisse.
Lido Market provides a fresh, new approach to casual dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner, with a panoramic view of the sea. A modern marketplace with different themed stations, the Lido offers a curated selection of delicious options to grab on the go or to have quickly made to order.
Dive in to a grilled burger on brioche or a Nathan's Famous gourmet hot dog. For alfresco dining by the pool, Dive-In has it all, including lighter fare like our grilled chicken breast sandwich and vegetarian-friendly portabella mushroom stack.
New York Pizza
Served up poolside: crisp Italian salads and personal pan pizzas made with a thin crust and a sauce so savory it does New York-style pizza proud.
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.
BBC Earth Experiences:
Enjoy exclusive BBC Earth Natural History content on board. Learn about the ocean and natural world through amazing concerts, films, shows, children's activities and featured cruises.
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.
Digital Workshop, powered by Windows:
Digital Workshop powered by Windows, offers fun, free and informative technology advice and instruction. These small-group sessions, designed for all abilities, are conducted by our Microsoft-trained "Techsperts" who translate the latest technology into useful tips everyone can use.
Greenhouse Treatment Room:
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.
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.
Enjoy a wide variety of duty-free shopping in the Signature Shops such as Merabella, a luxury jewelry boutique featuring high-end watches and pieces from noted designers.
For teens ages 13 - 17, they will have their own places to hang out in The Loft for late-night sporting competitions, yoga and dance classes, cooking demos and teens-only nightclub events.
Evenings on board glitter with choices. Arrive in a lounge to the strains of a lively dance band. Take in a thrilling show on stage. Share a martini flight in Mix; sing along in the Piano Bar. Stay up late into the night.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 Queen's Lounge.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.Movies in the Screening Room
Complimentary films and popcorn are waiting for you in your ship's movie theatre. Movies can also be enjoyed from the comfort of your own stateroom or suite.Ocean Bar
Enjoy cocktails and ocean views while listening to live string music.
Pinnacle BarShowroom at Sea
Talented performers take to the stage nightly in the ship's magnificent theatre or in The Showroom at Sea, a contemporary take on a classic nightclub featuring state-of-the-art theatre technology.