The Showroom at Sea (capacity 600 seats, level 1 of 2) is the ship’s theater and main show lounge, also serving the Holland America Line’s onboard enrichment program (via a new partnership with BBC Earth). The theater offers as entertainment daily bingo games, lectures, media presentations. In the evenings, here are presented live band music, large-scale show productions and concerts, performances by comedians, magicians, illusionists.
HAL Veendam’s Shore Excursions Desk (booking, information, planning), and Front Office (Reception/Guest Services Desk – assistance, information, reservations /bookings)
Art Gallery (exhibitions, purchases, art auctions; level 1 of 2)
Wine Tasting Bar & Gourmet Shops (wine sampling and purchasing)
Wajang Theatre & Culinary Arts Center (capacity 203 seats cinema, also a dedicated venue for cooking shows and culinary classes presented in demonstration kitchens/via partnership with “Food & Wine Magazine”; used also for religious services)
2 meeting rooms – Hudson Room (40 seats), Half Moon Room (80 seats), both are also used as Card Rooms
Rotterdam Restaurant (capacity 696 seats aft Dining Room, open seating Breakfast and Lunch, Afternoon Cupcake Tea, and 2 Dinner options – “Any Time” dining between 5:15-9pm, or 2 fixed seatings- at 5:45 or 8pm; level 1 of 2).