The Ship

Holland America Line m/s Oosterdam

Officially christened in 2003 by Her Dutch Royal Highness, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, Oosterdam is the second in our series of Vista-class ships. As such she embraces the latest industry and environmental technologies such as her use of a diesel-electric power plant for optimal energy efficiency and an Azipod propulsion system that maximizes maneuverability. 

Relaxing spa waters wash stress away

Ship Highlights

The m/s Oosterdam features 11 passenger decks, premier dining options, lounges surrounded by panoramic views, the popular Greenhouse spa and salon with hydro pool that fulfills the promise of excellence on this Vista class ship. Holland America is consistently among the highest-rated cruise lines garnering the Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Award and Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. 

Elegant staterooms

Every Stateroom, A Gracious Retreat

Holland America Line ships are known for graceful mid-sized ships with a generous amount of personal space.

We offer five major types of staterooms: Interior, Ocean-view, Verandah, Signature Suites and Pinnacle Suites.

Depending on the ship, there may be more than one stateroom category in each type.


Mouth-watering dining options for your gourmet desires!

Enjoy Exquisite Dining Across a Range of Venues

Throughout the ship there are restaurants to suit every mood, from a casual lunch by the pool to authentic Italian cuisine to a perfectly grilled porterhouse steak at the Pinnacle Grill. Savor the many diverse restaurants and delicious menus inspired by the latest trends. If you prefer a private dining experience, 24-hour In-Room Dining is complimentary and simply a phone call away.

  • Pinnacle Grill
  • Vista Dining Room
  • Canaletto Restaurant
  • Lido Restaurant
  • Explorations Café Powered by The New York Times 


Ship Facts

  • Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
  • Passenger capacity: 1,916
  • Crew members: 817
  • Gross Tonnage: 82,305 grt.
  • Length: 936 feet
  • Beam: 105.8 feet
  • Maximum speed: 24 knots
  • Dedicated: July 2003, by HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

View Deck Plans

Download a printable version of all decks. Or, visit the Holland America site to view a fully interactive app with deck plans, virtual tours, and floorplans.