8 Night Eastern Seaboard Cruise on the Zaandam


Zaandam's longer Hawaiian cruises are popular with HAL's older clientele while the week-long Alaskan voyages draw a younger crowd. The Zaandam is primarily a West Coast ship and features an elegant decor with rich wood, boldly colored fabrics and unique lighting.

Zaandam 8 Night Eastern Seaboard Cruise Schedule & Itinerary

Sailing Departing October 09, 2020 Schedule & Itinerary

Day Location Port of Call Guide
Day 1: Friday, 10/09/2020Depart from Boston, Massachusetts, Us Check In Starts At 0100pBoston, MA
Day 2: Saturday, 10/10/2020Bar Harbor, Maine, Us Tender Required Wheelchair ABar Harbor, ME
Day 3: Sunday, 10/11/2020Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaHalifax, NS
Day 4: Monday, 10/12/2020Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaSydney, NS
Day 5: Tuesday, 10/13/2020Charlottetown, Prince Edward IslandCharlottetown, PE
Day 6: Wednesday, 10/14/2020Cruising Gulf Of St. Lawrence Cruising Only 
Day 7: Thursday, 10/15/2020Baie-comeau, Quebec, Canada 
Day 8: Friday, 10/16/2020Saint Lawrence River Cruising Cruising Only 
Day 8: Friday, 10/16/2020Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Times Subject To TidalQuebec, PQ
Day 9: Saturday, 10/17/2020Arrive at Montreal, Quebec, Canada Times Subject To Tidal CoMontreal, PQ

Zaandam Ship Profile and Statistics


  • Cruise Line: Holland America Line
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Premium
  • Registry: Netherlands
  • Year Built: 2000
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2017
  • Capacity: 1,432 passengers
  • Decks: 10
  • Gross Tonnage: 61,396
  • Length: 780 ft
  • Beam: 105.8 ft
  • Average Speed: 23 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 134
  • Outside Cabins: 582
  • Nationality of Officers: Dutch
  • Nationality of Crew: Filipino, Indonesian
  • Number of Crew: 604

Zaandam On-Board Recreation
  • Outdoor Pools: 2
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

Zaandam Dining Choices
  • Rotterdam Dining Room
    Cuisine: Continental
    Room Capacity: 792
  • Lido Restaurant
    Room Capacity: 386
  • Pinnacle Grill
    Room Capacity: 88

Zaandam Entertainment
  • Rotterdam Dining Room
    Cuisine: Continental
    Room Capacity: 792
  • Lido Restaurant
    Room Capacity: 386
  • Pinnacle Grill
    Room Capacity: 88
  • Hudson Room
    Description: Meetings, private parties
    Room Capacity: 50

Zaandam Deck Plans


Dolphin DeckZaandam Dolphin Deck
Main DeckZaandam Main Deck
Lower Promenade DeckZaandam Lower Promenade Deck
Promenade DeckZaandam Promenade Deck
Upper Promenade DeckZaandam Upper Promenade Deck
Verandah DeckZaandam Verandah Deck
Navigation DeckZaandam Navigation Deck
Lido DeckZaandam Lido Deck
Sports DeckZaandam Sports Deck
Sky DeckZaandam Sky Deck

Zaandam Cabin and Stateroom Photo Gallery


  • Zaandam Vista SuitesVista Suites
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    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Zaandam Vista Suites (Some Accessible)Vista Suites (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows

  • Zaandam Vista Suites (Some Accessible)Vista Suites (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. (Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.)

  • Zaandam Vista Suites (Some Accessible)Vista Suites (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors.

  • Zaandam Vista SuitesVista Suites
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Zaandam Vista SuitesVista Suites
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Zaandam Vista SuitesVista Suites
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Zaandam Vista SuitesVista Suites
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Zaandam Large Ocean-view StateroomsLarge Ocean-view Staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

  • Zaandam Large Ocean-view StateroomsLarge Ocean-view Staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors.

  • Zaandam Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
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    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. (Fully accessible rooms have single side approach to the bed, roll-in shower only.)

  • Zaandam Ocean-View stateroomsOcean-View staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower.

  • Zaandam Large Ocean-view StateroomsLarge Ocean-view Staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

  • Zaandam Ocean-View stateroomsOcean-View staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All DD-category staterooms have a partial sea view.

  • Zaandam Ocean-View staterooms (Some Accessible)Ocean-View staterooms (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. (Ambulatory accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.)

  • Zaandam Large Ocean-view (Some Accessible)Large Ocean-view (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. (Fully accessible rooms have roll-in shower only. Ambulatory accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.)

  • Zaandam Ocean-View StateroomsOcean-View Staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower.

  • Zaandam Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. (Ambulatory accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.)

  • Zaandam Ocean-View staterooms (Some Accessible)Ocean-View staterooms (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors.

  • Zaandam Large Porthole Ocean-view (Some Accessible)Large Porthole Ocean-view (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All G-category staterooms have portholes. (Fully accessible rooms have single side approach to the bed, roll-in shower only. Ambulatory accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.)

  • Zaandam Ocean-View staterooms (Some Accessible)Ocean-View staterooms (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors. G and H cabins may have portholes instead of windows.

  • Zaandam Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Partial Sea View)Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Partial Sea View)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All H-category staterooms have partial sea views.

  • Zaandam Ocean-View staterooms (Some Accessible)Ocean-View staterooms (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. Accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors.G and H cabins may have portholes instead of windows.

  • Zaandam Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Fully Obstructed)Large Ocean-view Staterooms (Fully Obstructed)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub & shower. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views.

  • Zaandam Large Outside Stateroom (Some Accessible)Large Outside Stateroom (Some Accessible)
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    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. All HH-category staterooms have fully obstructed views. Accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors.

  • Zaandam Large Interior StateroomsLarge Interior Staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

  • Zaandam Large Interior stateroomsLarge Interior staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower.

  • Zaandam Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. (Ambulatory accessible rooms have roll-in shower only.)

  • Zaandam Large Interior StateroomsLarge Interior Staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

  • Zaandam Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower. Accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors.

  • Zaandam Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower. All L-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed & pullman upper.

  • Zaandam Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)Large Interior Staterooms (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower. All L-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed & pullman upper. Accessible rooms include roll-in shower, wide interior & exterior doors.

  • Zaandam Large Interior StateroomLarge Interior Stateroom
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower. All M- & MM-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed.

  • Zaandam Large Interior StateroomsLarge Interior Staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

  • Zaandam Large Interior StateroomLarge Interior Stateroom
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower. All M- & MM-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed.

  • Zaandam Large Interior StateroomsLarge Interior Staterooms
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower.

  • Zaandam Standard Interior StateroomStandard Interior Stateroom
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed and shower. All N- & NN-category staterooms also have 1 sofa bed & pullman upper.

  • Zaandam Standard Interior StateroomStandard Interior Stateroom
    AWAW

    The Standard Inside Staterooms have lower beds which are convertible to one queen-size bed. Private bath with shower. A minimum category with maximum comforts.

  • Zaandam Pinnacle SuitesPinnacle Suites
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    Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Zaandam Neptune Suites (Some Accessible)Neptune Suites (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Accessible rooms include bathtub and separate roll-in shower, sitting area, wide interior & exterior doors.

  • Zaandam Neptune Suites (Some Accessible)Neptune Suites (Some Accessible)
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. (Fully accessible rooms have single side approach to the bed, bathtub & roll-in shower.)

  • Zaandam Neptune SuitesNeptune Suites
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, whirlpool bath & shower, large sitting area, dressing room, private verandah, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • Zaandam Vista SuitesVista Suites
    AWAW

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, 1 sofa bed, whirlpool bath & shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.

Zaandam Photos


Zaandam travel42 Professional Ship Review


Completed in 2000, this cruise liner from Holland America measures 60,906 tons and can carry 1,440 passengers and a crew of 647.

Officers are Dutch, and the hotel staff is Filipino and Indonesian. While similar in design to the 1999-built Volendam, this one and its sister are slightly larger than the earlier Statendam-class ships.

Public areas show stylish furnishings designed with rich woods, fine fabrics in bold colors and creative lighting. A musical theme is evident throughout, ...

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