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Holland America Cruise Line

Information about Rotterdam
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Rotterdam started sailing in 2021. Former names: none. The Rotterdam is registered in Netherlands. The Rotterdam has 1339 cabins.

You can expect between 2678 to 3214 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Rotterdam has a space ratio of 31. (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 37.2.

The Rotterdam has 1025 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.

Sister Ships

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
2016- Koningsdam
2018- Nieuw Statendam
2021- Rotterdam


There are 27 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

13 Decks

There are 13 on this ship. The highest deck number is 13. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 8.

68% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

Ships name changed from Ryndam to Rotterdam. Delivered July 30, 2021. Maiden voyage was on October 20, 2021. This is the third ship in the fleet. There are 1340 total staterooms on board, with 70% of them including a step-out private balcony.

Passengers booked in the Neptune and Pinnacle Suites will enjoy bonus perks by the Club Orange program including an exclusive dining venue, Club Orange Restaurant. Also included are priority services, 24-hour concierge service and desk, room service, and sparkling wine on embarkation day and luxury robes and tote bag.

There are 11 dining options on board:

The Dining Room- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner/complimentary
Pinnacle Grill- Seafood & Steakhouse, reservations required
Rudis Sel De Mer- French seafood brasserie for dinner only, reservations required
Canaletto Restaurant- Lido Restaurant & Italian Restaurant (for dinner, reservations required)
Grand Dutch Cafe- Holland-themed ala carte that offers snack and sweets
Dive-In- Fast food burgers and fries, complimentary
New York Deli & Pizza- fast food sandwiches and pizza
Gelato- ice cream bar
Lido Market- buffet restaurant for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Tamarind- Asian restaurant, complimentary lunch & extra fee for dinner/reservations only
Club Orange Restaurant- for Pinnacle and Neptune suite guests only

Nightly entertainment can be found at the main show lounge, The World Stage, which features LED screens that can move into different configurations. Live entertainment can also be found in the Music Walk area which houses venues such as Lincoln Center Stage & B.B. Kings Blues Club, Rolling Stone Rock Room, and Billboard Onboard. Nighttime movies can be found at the 2-deck outdoor cinema.

Kids have their own space at Club HAL, which has complimentary kids programming. There is also The Loft which is for teens including a video games arcade, playstations, and a teen disco. Outdoor entertainment can be found at the sports court which has pickleball, sun decks that spread over 3 floors and include swimming pools and jacuzzis, and the walking/jogging track.

Adults have their very own sundeck/relaxation zone with private cabanas for rent. The Wellness Complex consists of a fitness center, and Greenhouse Salon & Spa with therapy rooms, Hydrotherapy pool, thermal suites, sauna, steam room, relaxation area, and salon. Adults can also enjoy the casino, and the many lounges and bars on board.

Rotterdam Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2021
Years Old 2
Tons 99,500
Speed 24.0 knots
Length 935 feet
Beam 115 feet
Total Cabins 1,339
Crew 1,025
Expected Passengers 2,666 to 3,214
Expected Space Ratio 31
Total decks 13
Decks with cabins 8

Rotterdam Features


  • 1 Indoor Pools
  • 1 Retractable Roof Pools
  • 1 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 7 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • No Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • No Mini Golf
  • Sports Court
  • No Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • No Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • All staterooms, showrooms, and most indoor areas are designated non-smoking. Guests are allowed to smoke on stateroom verandahs (Effective in January 2017 smoking will not be allowed on verandahs)
  • Electronic cigarette smoking is permitted inside staterooms
  • Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas that MAY include: casino (active slots only - Oosterdam and Eurodam casinos are non-smoking)
  • Smoking allowed outside at Sea View (Retreat) Bar/Pool on starboard side.
  • On ms Prinsendam, ms Koningsdam and ms Nieuw Statendam, smoking allowed on the port side. Smoking is never on both sides.
  • Smoking allowed in the Sun Bar on ms Koningsdam and ms Nieuw Statendam.
  • Allowed on Sports Deck forward and aft of Crow's Nest on starboard side on ms Maasdam, ms Veendam, ms Volendam, ms Zaandam, ms Rotterdam and ms Amsterdam, aft of Crow's Nest starboard side.
  • Cigar and pipe smoking is not allowed anywhere inside the ship
  • Only allowed in designated outdoor smoking areas.

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