ms Rotterdam

Holland America Line Cruise List
Former Names:  None

Rotterdam has a distinctive sleek black hull and offers sophisticated interiors and an outstanding display of art throughout the ship as well as a three deck high atrium.  Rotterdam passengers tend to be 40-60, some families and Mainly American. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 47.1 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.2 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 37.2 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.8 passengers.
Size Large
Rating Premier
Built 1997
Refit 0
Tonnage 62000
Passengers (Min/Max) 1316/1668
Crew 593
Officers Dutch
CABINS
Total  658
Cabins are a good size and tastefully furnished and well equipped. Twin beds convert to queen size. Closet space is a bit limited for longer cruises but there is plenty of drawer space. Bathrooms are compact and outside cabins feature a small bathtub. 
Balcony  160
Ocean View  380
Inside  118
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
FITNESS & LEISURE
Pools Out/In  1/1
Onboard the ship offers a sauna, beauty salon, aerobics, gym, tennis courts, and the second swimming pool has a magradome cover for indoor/outdoor use.
Jacuzzis  2
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  Yes
Deck Space  Average
RESTAURANTS
A dramatic two level stern dining room (La Fontaine) with sweeping staircase provides good food and service. Alternative dining is offered in the Odyssey Italian restaurant, Lido Buffet and at a poolside grill. Main Dining Rooms  2
Sittings  2
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  2
 ENTERTAINMENT
Entertainment is provided in the two level show lounge, films in the Wajang Theatre and nightlife in the Crow's Nest Lounge. There is a full wrap around teak promenade deck.  Show Lounges 1
Cinema Yes
Library Yes
Casino Yes
DRESS CODE
Casual and comfortable during the day. Evenings -from smart casual to semi formal (jacket for gentlemen and casual elegance for ladies) depending on the restaurant. Formal nights require a suit or dinner jacket for men and a cocktail dress for ladies.
TIPPING
US$12.50 (£8.50) per day is automatically added to your shipboard account to cover waiter, assistant and cabin steward. An additional 15% service charge is made on all bar purchases.
 DISABLED
Wheelchair cabins 23
Wheelchair access is good.
Lifts 12
 CHILDREN
The rating for children is Acceptable. There is a video arcade, however, the ship only offers a small children's and teens play area, unsuitable for large numbers. 

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