Holland America Zaandam

Holland America Zaandam


Holland America Zaandam lets you sail away to destinations around the world for an unforgettable experience with the whole family or a romantic bucket list trip with your partner. At 781 feet long, Zaandam is a smaller ship in Holland America's fleet and offers guests a more intimate and customized experience onboard.

Embark on Zaandam to locations throughout the globe. Sail through the famous Panama Canal on select journeys around Central and South America, go back in time for a historical getaway to New England for cultural exploration and even better lobster rolls, or get your boots out for a trip to Cape Horn, the southermost point of South America in the frigid, yet beautiful Tierra del Fuego Archipelago.

On your way to exotic locations, feast at the several dining options onboard, sip on your favorite premium spirits, and attend live entertainment throughout. Whatever your mood and needs, Zaandam has the perfect activity.

Awards for Holland America's Zaandam

Cruise Critic Cruiser's Choice Awards

  • 2012 Best Fitness for Zaandam

Cabin Options

Zandaam has beautiful rooms that come standard with sitting areas perfect for relaxing, large bathrooms and showers, and ample storage room.

Holland America Zaandam - Inside Stateroom

Inside Stateroom

Size: 182-293 sq. ft.

Occupancy: Up to 4 guests

Inside staterooms offer plush bedding and a sitting area for relaxation. The rooms come standard with 2 lower beds that can be converted to a queen.

Holland America Zaandam - Oceanview Stateroom

Oceanview Stateroom

Size: 140-319 sq. ft.

Occupancy: Up to 4 guests

Premium rooms with panoramic ocean views, plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads, and a sitting area.

Holland America Zaandam - Vista Suite

Vista Suite

Size: 297-379 sq. ft.

Occupancy: Up to 4 guests

Teak-lined verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows and comfortable sitting area featuring plush Euro-Top mattresses, a whirlpool bath and shower, mini-bar, and refrigerator.

Holland America Zaandam - Neptune Suite

Neptune Suite

Size: 558-566 sq. ft.

Occupancy: Up to 4 guests

Elegant suites include a living room, dining room, pantry with microwave and refrigerator, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah with whirlpool.

Holland America Zaandam - Pinnacle Suite

Pinnacle Suite

Size: 1296 sq. ft.

Occupancy: Up to 4 guests

Elegant suites that include a living room, dining room, pantry with microwave and refrigerator, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a private verandah with whirlpool. Amenities include a private stereo system, use of the exclusive Neptune Lounge, private concierge and an array of complimentary services.

* Images shown may not reflect the actual cabin you'll be booking.

Entertainment & Activities

Holland America Zaandam

Zaandam has the perfect mix of entertainment options for any type of cruiser. For an amazing live show ranging from magicians to top notch dance acts, head to the Mondrian Lounge. After, you'll have your pick of bars and lounges or even a club. You'll also have your pick of live table games and slots in the large casino.

During the day, choose one (or more) massages and other pampering sessions at the Greenhouse Spa. Round it out with a relaxing dip in the hot tub or sauna, accessible year round. The onboard fitness center has the newest equipment around and offers classes like yoga and pilates during the cruise.

There's plenty for the kids to do too; take them to the special playground and pool area, or the kids or teens club for fun age appropriate activities. 

Dining Options

Included Dining

Zaandam Pinnacle Grill
  • Rotterdam Dining Room - Dining venue open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a variety of menu options, including vegetarian and locally-inspired cuisine. You can eat at any time from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m., or choose a traditional seating schedule, either early seating at 5:45 p.m. or main seating at 9:30 p.m.
  • Lido Market - A marketplace-style buffet in a cafeteria setting where passengers select items from themed stations along with several made-to-order options. At breakfast, guests will find an omelet station, fresh orange juice, eggs and pancakes with different options each day for lunch and dinner
  • Terrace Grill - Great lunch favorites like tasty hamburgers with your choice of toppings, hot dogs, and nachos right by the pool for lunch
  • Explorations Cafe -Casual cafe offering a wide variety of coffee selections like lattes and espressos at a la carte pricing and delicious snacks throughout the day including brownies and cookies at no charge

Specialty Dining

  • Pinnacle Grill - Beautifully decorated specialty steakhouse with premium cuts of meat, alongside newer favorites like crab cakes and shrimp for $35 per person for dinner and $10 per person for lunch
  • Canaletto - An italian feast fit for a king with offerings like buffalo mozzarella salad and your favorite pasta and sauces for only $15 per person for dinner

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