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Holland America Rotterdam

27 reviews
Traveler (150)
Common Areas (83)
Dining and Bars (28)
Itineraries for this ship


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


  • Deck 1
  • Deck 2
  • Deck 3
  • Deck 4
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 6
Additional decks
Deck 1 layout
  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)  
Infirmary & Doctor's Office


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    We went down through the Panama Canal for a 16 day cruise on Holland American ship called the Rotterdam. The staff was fantastic. Our bathroom framework of the door was all rusty. The windows in the dining room which was beautiful had cracked windows and we are filthy on the
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    We chose this ship solely for the itinerary and quickly realized once onboard that the time of year leant itself to a monoculture of snowbirds, many with mobility issues. The food is average and on the heavy side. The snowbirds seemed to complain that the Lido deck food
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    It was horrible from the start and got worse from there. We were supposed to be in a suite and it was for 3 people and a wheelchair we couldn’t even fit the wheelchair inside it was on a normal ship a balcony. We had no perks of a suite? The air never worked and it was pretty
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    Going through the Panama Canal is awesome. You need to go to the talks about the history of the canal to fully appreciate what you are seeing. The Rotterdam is the perfect size ship with about 1400. It is an older ship but very well kept. The service was excellent from
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    This is a very nice ship! The crew was exceptional! Compared to other lines we've sailed the buffet is fantastic! No roundabouts with self serve of cold food (Royal Caribbean this is for you). Friendly staff serving warm/hot fresh food, no cold bacon or entrees. The cabin was
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