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ms Prinsendam

ms Prinsendam: Overview
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The smallest and most intimate ship in the Holland America fleet is the ms Prinsendam. Carrying only a lucky 835 guests to very remote destinations. With a vessel this size you are able to fit into some ports that the larger ships like Carnival aren’t able to get close to.

The staterooms are still quite spacious and comforting. Also most of them do come with their own private verandahs so that you can enjoy a peaceful view into the vast ocean. Along with your rooms on this classic yacht feeling ship is a lot of Roman style art. One of the areas to definitely check out is the atrium and the state of the art fiber optics display.

The ms Prinsendam is truly a classic out of most of the smaller more intimate ships in the cruise line industry. This is a must cruise at least once in your life.



ms Prinsendam: Passengers
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The ms Prinsendam will have families and retired passengers aboard. It will lean more heavily towards retired passengers who are taking longer voyages.

ms Prinsendam: Dress Code
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You should pack for your vacation with comfort in mind first, then formal attire. during the day you can wear sports wear, shorts, t-shirts, sandals, swim suits to name a few items. The only thing that Holland America will ask you, is to use a form of a cover up over your bathing suit when you are making your way to and from the pool.

For evening ware you will be informed what is to be worn each night on the ms Prinsendam. Dinner attire will be as follows:

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ms Prinsendam Atrium

Casual – Men should wear slacks with a button up shirt or polo, while women can wear a dress.

Informal – Men should be wearing slacks, button up shirt and a jacket.They will not require a tie. Women on board can wear a simple dress or pant suit.

Formal – On these special evenings men should wear a tuxedo or a suit and tie. Women should be wearing a cocktail dress or gown.

Holland America really does appreciates you following the guidelines for evening ware, as everyone else on board will follow the same guidelines, it will help the overall ambiance of the night. Expect a minimum of 2 formal nights per week.

ms Prinsendam: Gratuity
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Gratuity will be handled right when you board the ship. You will set up an automatic account with your stateroom number attached, so that you don;t have to carry cash or credit while on the ship. just charge what you want to your room and settle the bill at the end of the trip.

Dining gratuity will be automatically added each day. The price will be $10 per person, per day. If you like to enjoy alcoholic drinks there will be a 15% charge added to your on board gratuity account.

If you would like to tip an extra amount in cash to anyone providing excellent service while on board, please feel free to do so.

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Explorations Cafe

ms Prinsendam: Dining
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Pinnacle Grill, Lido Restaurant, Explorations Cafe, La Fontaine Dining Room, Afternoon Tea and in Room Dining.

ms Prinsendam: Cabins
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Staterooms: Interior, Ocean-view, Verandah Suite, Suite and Penthouse Suites with Verandah.

ms Prinsendam: Itineraries
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South America, Mediterranean, Europe, Black Sea, Caribbean and Grand Voyages.

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Outdoor Pool

ms Prinsendam: Entertainment
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Queen’s Show Lounge, Culinary Arts Center, Piano, Greenhouse Spa & Salon, Crow’s Nest, Casino, Dancing, Films, Pool and On Board Art.

ms Prinsendam: Spa
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Beauty Salon, Aromatherapy, Yoga, Hydrotherapy, Meditation, Sauna and Steam Room, Hot Stone Massage, Fitness Center, Tai Chi and Massages.