ms Rotterdam deck plans

Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities

ms Rotterdam deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (2024-2025-2026 valid floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by Holland America deckplan pdf (printable version).

Each of the ms Rotterdam cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and detailed review of all the deck's venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides an extensive information on ms Rotterdam staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.

MS Rotterdam (2021-built, fka "Nieuw Ryndam", last refurbished in 2023) is the 3rd Pinnacle-class liner in the Holland America fleet, with sisterships Koningsdam (2016) and Nieuw Statendam (2018). Pinnacle-Class vessels are the newest and largest in HAL's fleet.

MS Rotterdam cruise ship deck plan shows a total of 1340 staterooms for 2668 passengers (max capacity is 3218) served by 1025 crew-staff. The boat has 13 passenger-accessible decks (8 with cabins), 11 dining options, 17 lounges and bars, 2 swimming pools (one with retractable glass roof), 5 Jacuzzies (outdoor whirlpool hot tubs), 12 elevators.

The ship has no self-service laundry rooms (passenger-use laundrettes /laundromats). Laundry services are offered via hotel staff at an additional charge.


The list of signature activities and amenities available at sea only on Holland America ships includes:

  • Itinerary-themed specialty teas and snacks – Afternoon Tea service offers a unique cultural experience featuring locally sourced fresh teas complimented by traditional for the region sweets and savories. Creamy milkshakes are also served.
  • Traditional Dutch pea soup (with pork) is served outdoors – only on cold-weather cruise itineraries. The steamy mugs of soup are served on the pool deck while the ship sails in regions such as Alaska or Norway’s Fjords.
  • All HAL ships have a Catholic priest and offer daily non-denominational services.
  • “BB King’s Blues Club” (nightclub on Plaza Deck 2) offers live 8-man band music performances in the evenings (3 shows per night).
  • “New York Times” paper’s digital edition is available for free via the HAL’s partnership with the news media. The digital edition is available at the Explorations Cafe’s computers.
  • Signature recipes by celebrity chefs – many of the MDR’s (main dining room) dishes are by the line’s “Culinary Council” consisting of 6 chefs. Among the international chefs presenting their own signature dishes on the Holland America ships (and often present onboard) are Jacques Torres (aka “Mr Chocolate”, pastry chef), Jonnie Boer (Michelin star chef, co-owner of De Librije restaurant in Holland), David Burke (“Iron Chef America” show), also the HAL’s master chef Rudolf “Rudi” Sodamin.

Holland America Rotterdam’s shipboard programming (enrichment, entertainment and children) is based on “BBC Earth” content.

  • The ship’s theatre hosts daily expert lectures, presentations, a nature-themed game show with BBC Earth screenings and introductions by the crews that filmed these series. A signature concert in the evenings is based on the “Frozen Planet” program (polar regions-themed) – a spectacular multimedia show with live musicians.
  • The ship’s children club facilities feature an explorer trail, workshops (including on journalism and filming), fact shows (animals, dinosaurs).
  • HAL's themed cruises feature access to the BBC Earth series creators, sharing behind-the-scenes media and stories. Children have the opportunity to participate in filming workshops.

(new) Room Service Menu

Holland America's new Rotterdam ship offers a new room service menu that includes a mix of Continental (free) and a la carte breakfast items, as well as sample dishes from the onboard specialty restaurants (Pinnacle Grill, Tamarind, Dive-In Burgers).

  • Complimentary starters, entrees, sandwiches and desserts are offered around the clock.
  • Pinnacle and Neptune Suite passengers enjoy the a la carte breakfast and specialty beverages free of charge.
  • The Tamarind menu offers Seafood, Vegetarian, and Land & Sea bento boxes - each at USD 9,75.
  • The Dive-In menu offers various burgers served with fries. Each costs USD 4,95.
  • The Pinnacle Grill menu offers a steak dish at USD 15 and lobster at USD 20.
  • At breakfast, sample complimentary room service option is a scrambled egg dish. It comes with hash browns and breakfast meats. Other offered dishes are steak and eggs (USD 9,50), smoked salmon benedict (USD 7,50) and fruit smoothie with Greek yogurt (USD 4,95).

A separate kids menu offers (free of charge) chicken tenders, mac & cheese, peanut butter and jelly, as well as other snacks.

Deck layouts

  • Deck 01 - Main-Cabins-Lobby

    ms Rotterdam Deck 01 - Main-Cabins-Lobby
  • Deck 02 - Plaza-Lounge-Shops1-Dining1

    ms Rotterdam Deck 02 - Plaza-Lounge-Shops1-Dining1
  • Deck 03 - Promenade-Casino-Shops2-Dining2

    ms Rotterdam Deck 03 - Promenade-Casino-Shops2-Dining2
  • Deck 04 - Beethoven-Cabins

    ms Rotterdam Deck 04 - Beethoven-Cabins
  • Deck 05 - Gershwin-Cabins

    ms Rotterdam Deck 05 - Gershwin-Cabins
  • Deck 06 - Mozart-Cabins

    ms Rotterdam Deck 06 - Mozart-Cabins
  • Deck 07 - Schubert-Cabins

    ms Rotterdam Deck 07 - Schubert-Cabins
  • Deck 08 - Navigation-Cabins

    ms Rotterdam Deck 08 - Navigation-Cabins
  • Deck 09 - Lido-Pools-Spa-Sundeck1

    ms Rotterdam Deck 09 - Lido-Pools-Spa-Sundeck1
  • Deck 10 - Panorama-Cabins-Kids-Teens-Sundeck2

    ms Rotterdam Deck 10 - Panorama-Cabins-Kids-Teens-Sundeck2
  • Deck 11 - Cabins-Sports-Sundeck3

    ms Rotterdam Deck 11 - Cabins-Sports-Sundeck3
  • Deck 12 - Explorations Lounge-The Retreat-Adults Sundeck

    ms Rotterdam Deck 12 - Explorations Lounge-The Retreat-Adults Sundeck
  • Deck 14 - Sky-Observation

    ms Rotterdam Deck 14 - Sky-Observation

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