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Holland America Rotterdam

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Overview

About
Passengers: 1,404   |   Crew: 600
Passengers to crew: 2.34:1
Passengers to space: 42.6:1
Launched: 1997   

Decks

  • Deck 1
  • Deck 2
  • Deck 3
  • Deck 4
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 6
Additional decks
Deck 1 layout
Cabins
  Large Ocean-View Stateroom (D)  
  Standard Interior Stateroom (N)  
  Large Interior Stateroom (MM)  
  Large Ocean-View Stateroom (FF)  
  Large Ocean-View Stateroom (F)  
  Large Interior Stateroom (M)  
  Large Interior Stateroom (J)  
  Large Ocean-View Stateroom (G)  
  Large Ocean-View Stateroom (E)  
  Large Ocean-View Stateroom (EE)  
 
Amenities
Infirmary & Doctor's Office

Cabins

Balcony
Cabin size: 228 - 405 sq. ft.
Connected rooms: 130
Accessible rooms: 25
Maximum passengers: 4
Number of cabins: 852
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Jenny Butler wrote a review 5 Dec
Larkfield, United Kingdom10 contributions
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This was our very first time cruising on a large ship (2,500 approx). Rotterdam was impressive, that included her stateroom, 8136. Dining, Lido, World Stage and our cabin boys who kept us in order! The food was impressive and that was overall, from Breakfast to dinner. The Tamarind - our first meal and 'fine dining' was beautiful and a must for anyone who travels on Rotterdam. The World Stage:- Dancers; quartee and illusionist. Both husband and I impressed with the dancers, as they danced to a background of colours. Also impressed with Holland America n their eco friendly ship! Well done all.
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Andrew J Vinson wrote a review Oct 2022
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Just got off - just unbelievable poor leadership and lack of empathy. Although 4 Star Mariners the experience was abominable
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kga wrote a review Jul 2022
Palm Beach, Florida8 contributions
We ate at Nami Sushi. It was wonderful. The service was great, but the food was extraordinary. The ship is nice and new. The entertainment was nice also, especially Lincoln Center. The Vista Suite cabin is more than adequate and laid out in a smart fashion with the living area at the entry and the bed near the balcony. We cruise on smaller ships, generally. But the layout of the ship made it so one never felt as if there were 2000 other pasengers.
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VicD1969 wrote a review Jul 2022
Silver Spring, Maryland70 contributions13 helpful votes
After almost 3 years of rescheduling and cancellations, we finally took our Norway cruise. This was onboard the newest ship of the HAL fleet, the seventh version of the Rotterdam. Crew, especially those in Club Orange were fantastic. Food was very delicious each breakfast and dinner, and the ship is tastefully decorated. Activities don't compare to mass market family lines, but Rolling Stone Rock Room and BB King music venues delivered quality music entertainment. Embarkation and Disembarkation processes went pretty smoothly. Balcony on deck 5 offered terrific wake-up views of the fjords, glad we upgraded from the obstructed view ones. We were blessed with nice weather on 6 of the 7 days, so the pool had good use.
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coddiwomple_too wrote a review Jul 2022
Boca Raton, Florida150 contributions92 helpful votes
The ship is new, that's always good. If you are looking for disco until 2 AM then Holland America is probably not your cruise line. However, the main stage entertainment was fine, and we particularly enjoy the Lincoln Center Stage performances. If you are on this ship, go to the Half Moon Bar and get yourself a "Rotterdam VII", they are amazing. If you are really fortunate, then Paola Mae will be mixing it.
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