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Holland America Line's Rotterdam, bearing the same name as several other of the cruise line's ships before her, offers guests the chance to explore the world onboard a ship which puts comfort, world-class service and astonishing entertainment at the forefront of what they do. Alongside five exceptional live music venues, ranging from chamber music to rock and roll and everything in between, those sailing with Rotterdam can also expect the highest standards of cuisine, recreation activities and shore excursions as they explore incredible destinations around the world.

Holland America Line's impressive choice of dining makes an appearance onboard Rotterdam, with formal restaurants and more casual venues available so you can fit your meal times around your own schedule.

Formal dining

For multicourse, sit down meals, these sophisticated venues are the perfect option:

  • Main Dining Room- spread out over two tiers, this main restaurant serves delicious dishes at breakfast, dinner and lunch.
  • Rudi's Sel de Mer- an intimate dining venue serving classic French cuisine with a modern twist.
  • Pinnacle Grill- enjoy premium ingredients such as king crab and caviar at this refined speciality restaurant.
  • Tamarind- discover the culinary delights of Southeast Asia, China and Japan at this Pan-Asian speciality restaurant.
  • Grand Dutch Café- taste delicious international snacks washed down with draught lager at this opulent venue.

Casual dining

If you're looking for somewhere more laidback to enjoy your meals, these restaurants offer a relaxed atmosphere while still serving high quality fare from morning until evening.

  • Lido Marketplace- if you're not quite sure what you want to eat, this buffet restaurant is the perfect option as you can fill your plate up as many times as you wish with dishes from around the world.
  • Canaletto- taste authentic Italian dishes at this casual restaurant.
  • New York Pizza and Deli- bringing the iconic pizza and deli sandwiches from New York to the high seas.

Daytime Entertainment

If you're not out discovering the fascinating ports of call during your cruise, then you can spend your free time relaxing onboard Rotterdam. The main place to go is the Crow's Nest, where guests can find books, puzzles and boardgames to enjoy alone or with other guests. This is also home to Explorations Central where you can find destination resources to help you make the most out of your shore excursions, alongside lectures and port talks led by guest speakers.

There is also plenty to keep guests occupied with out on deck. Like on any cruise, the pool area is a popular spot for taking a dip or relaxing in the sun, and with lots of sun loungers to choose from, you're bound to have a relaxing afternoon in the fresh air.

Spa and Fitness

For those who love to stay active, the onboard sports court is the ideal place to go if you fancy some friendly competition against other guests. What's more, the onboard gym is fully-equipped for the perfect workout, whether you enjoy free weights, exercise machines or group fitness classes led by a professional.

Alternatively, if you'd rather use your free time for some relaxation, the Greenhouse Spa and Salon is on hand for all your pampering needs. No matter whether you'd like an invigorating body treatment, a stress-busting massage or a new haircut, the experts are ready and waiting to make you feel brand new.

Evening entertainment

If you like live entertainment, then you'll love evenings onboard Rotterdam. With so many venues, you're guaranteed to find one playing your favourite genre of music:

  • Billboard Onboard- head here and enjoy the chart hits from the last 50 years.
  • BB King's Blues Club- grab a drink and tap your foot to the rhythm of the blues music at this popular venue.
  • The Rolling Stone Rock Room- if rock music is your idea of a good night out, The Rolling Stone Rock Room, located on Music Walk, will play all your favourites throughout the night.

Alternatively, if you would rather spend your night at the theatre, the World Stage is an impressive venue where you can see some of the best performances at sea. What's more, with so many bars and lounges to choose from, there's plenty of opportunity to enjoy a pre-dinner drink with friends or a post-dinner tipple as the sun goes down.

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