This beautiful ship celebrates the glamour and history of New York City, formerly called Nieuw Amsterdam, with its inspired interior design and $3million art collection. Paying homage to its name, an eye-catching abstract sculpture of the inverted New York skyline adorns the ceiling of the main atrium.
The fourth ship to bear the name for America Holland Line, MS Nieuw Amsterdam continues a tradition of classically elegant cruising and signature service. Guests will discover tradition perfectly balanced with modern facilities for a pleasing and comfortable voyage. With a capacity of 2,106, guests will enjoy an extensive art collection featuring work by Andy Warhol, Richard Estes and Roy Lichtenstein, elegant dining rooms, warm service and top-quality dining.
Vintage artwork embellishes each cabin, while the décor and colour palette exude a sense of luxury. Renowned for generous amounts of personal space, MS Nieuw Amsterdam staterooms offer guests a choice of six major types of staterooms: Interior, Ocean-view, Verandah, Signature Suites, Neptune Suites and Pinnacle Suites. Interior staterooms are fresh, modern and tastefully appointed, while Large and Standard Ocean View Staterooms are elegant and bright. Enjoy the view from your own private veranda and floor-to-ceiling windows with Verandah and Vista Suites, or indulge with Signature Suites and Neptune Suites, featuring a bathroom with dual sink vanity, full-size whirlpool bath, shower and additional shower stall, large sitting area, private veranda, sofa bed, and floor-to-ceiling windows. For the most luxurious and spacious experience, Pinnacle Suites are the perfect space to indulge, relax and entertain. Guests of the Neptune and Pinnacle Suites enjoy exclusive access to the Neptune Lounge and benefit from a personalised concierge service.
Restaurants to suit every taste and mood are located throughout the ship, offering plentiful options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The main two-story Manhattan Dining Room celebrates its namesake with a bold ‘Big Apple’ red colour scheme and boasts exemplary service and fine cuisine. Guests who like to dress up for a sophisticated meal will adore the Pinnacle Grill, with its opulent décor and Bulgari china place settings. For an extra-special treat, once a week the venue transforms to present An Evening at Le Cirque, in partnership with the famed New York French restaurant. Reservations are a must for this unique chance to experience the sublime work of Le Cirque's skilled chefs at sea. Savour authentic Italian food at speciality restaurant Canaletto, where options range from classic spaghetti and meatballs to rich seafood pasta dishes, while the Indonesian-inspired menu offered at Tamarind makes the most of fresh, vibrant ingredients. For casual bites, The Lido is Nieuw Amsterdam’s popular buffet restaurant by the pool, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. On the same deck, the Terrace Grill is ready to tempt you with succulent hamburgers and sizzling hot dogs. If you prefer a private dining experience, 24-hour In-Room Dining is complimentary and simply a phone call away.
The three-level Showroom at Sea presents a contemporary take on the classic nightclub, featuring a top music repertory company consisting of seasoned Broadway performers. The two-level Queen's Lounge is an opulent setting and home to high quality productions, mystifying magicians and brilliant comedians. MS Nieuw Amsterdam’s newest entertainment option, B.B. King's Blues Club is also to be found at the Queen's Lounge, and hosts music and entertainment straight from Beale Street in Memphis.
With fantastic lounges and bars throughout the ship, you can visit a new venue each evening to sample a cocktail or savour the finest wines. Visit the Ocean Bar of the Piano Bar for a pre-or post-dinner drink. Music lovers will enjoy relaxing in the popular Explorer's Lounge accompanied by the sound of the resident classical quartet, while sunset watchers will relish the panoramic view afforded by the Crow’s Nest, where DJ-led dance parties and live music abound.
Relax and unwind at The Greenhouse Spa, with its tranquil relaxation room overlooking the sea, soothing and restorative treatments, thermal suite, hydro pool and sauna. For those looking to remain active, the comprehensive fitness centre features modern cardio machines and free weights, and early-risers can look forward to sunrise stretches each morning while enjoying the wonderful sea views. Join one of the many fitness classes to keep in tip-top-condition, from relaxing Yoga and Pilates to energising aerobics and circuit training. For a fun way to keep active, visit the volleyball and basketball courts up on deck 11 or enjoy a brisk outdoor walk or jog on the promenade that encircles the ship.
Club HAL Kids, for 3-7 year olds, offers indoor games, puzzles and storytelling, while Club HAL Tweens entertains kids, ages 8 to 12, with scavenger hunts, ping-pong matches and basketball. The Loft is a great hangout for teenagers, 13-17 years old, and is the place to go for games and computers, lively karaoke parties and fun quizzes. Group baby-sitting services are available as part of the Club HAL Afterhours program in addition to an in-cabin service.
Enjoy a dip in the Lido Pool come rain or shine with the impressive retractable roof, or unwind at the adult-only Sea View pool with tranquil views from the back of the ship.
Demonstrations and Classes
The Culinary Arts Center is home to a variety of popular classes and food and drink-making demonstrations, perfect for those interested in learning a new skill or two. Classes are available across an exciting range of interests, from cooking to scrapbooking.
Another popular activity is the Digital Workshop powered by Windows®. Share you holiday memories with family and friends with the help of on-board Microsoft-trained experts. Several different sessions are available each day, covering everything from the basics of getting digital photos from camera to computer, as well as more advanced sessions on editing photos, setting up web pages, blogging, and creating home movies.