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Prinsendam News

HAL & Seabourn Named Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute

posted April 22, 2014

For the third consecutive year, Holland America Line, together with sister line Seabourn, was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute, a leading business ethics think-tank. The company secured its spot on the list by implementing and maintaining business practices and initiatives that are instrumental to company success and benefit the community. Read more...

Itinerary

The Prinsendam sails various global itineraries. Go to Holland America online here for a complete schedule.

CDC Ratings

Sanitation Report

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2010 Rating 96 (May)
2010 Rating 98 (Dec)
2011 Rating 97 (May)
2011 Rating 89 (Dec)
2012 Rating 98 (May)
2013 Rating 96 (Jan)
2013 Rating 97 (May)
2013 Rating 94 (Dec)
2015 Rating 96 (Nov)
2016 Rating 87 (May)
2016 Rating 96 (Nov)

Deck Plan

Observation Deck

Deck space

Sports Deck

Crow's Nest, Passenger Staterooms, Jogging Track, Sports Court with Croquet and Boceball Court, Putting Green

Lido Deck

Nautical Bridge, Neptune Lounge, Lido Pool, Lido Restaurant, Terrace Grill, Passenger Staterooms

Verandah Deck

Passenger Staterooms

Upper Promenade Deck

Passenger Staterooms, Fitness Center, Spa and Salon, Seaview Pool and Spa

Promenade Deck

Queen's Lounge, The Showroom at Sea, Wajang Theater & Culinary Arts Center, Atrium, Shore Excursions, Front Office, Shopping Arcade, Photo Gallery, Explorations Cafe, Oak Room, Java Bar & Cafe, Casino, Explorer's Lounge, Passenger Staterooms

Lower Promenade Deck

Passenger Staterooms, Atrium, Half Moon Room, Art Gallery, Pinnacle Grill, Ocean Bar, La Fontaine Dining Room

Main Deck

Passenger Staterooms, Atrium

Dolphin Deck

Passenger Staterooms, Atrium, Entryway to Medical Center, Stuyvesant Room

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Prinsendam

Photo of Prinsendam courtesy of HAL

The Prinsendam was first launch in 1988 as the Royal Viking Sun for Royal Viking Line. Seabourn Cruise Line acquired the vessel in 1999 and named her the Seabourn Sun. The ship was then transferred to Holland America Line in 2002 and renamed the Prinsendam.

The smallest and oldest HAL ship, Prinsendam is in a class by herself. Prinsendam does not have a two-deck main dining room or main lounge, an indoor/outdoor pool, or dedicated children's facilities like other HAL vessels.

Prinsendam received the Signature of Excellence upgrades in 2005 and 2010, including new dining and entertainment venues, new and refurbished staterooms, expanded pool deck area, and the addition of the Seaview bar.

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Specifications

Ship Class: Intimate Class

Launched: 1988, 1999, 2002

Refurbished: 2005 & 2010

GRT: 38,000

Length: 669 ft.

Draft: 23.6 ft.

Speed: 22 knots

Passengers: Originally 793 -currently 835.

Accommodations

All staterooms feature the Mariner Dream Bed with premium plush Euro-top mattress and high-quality cotton bed linens, flat-screen TVs and bathroom enhancements ranging from deluxe bathrobes to lighted, magnifying make-up mirrors.

All suites include comfortable bed duvets, fully-stocked mini-bars, VCR/DVD players with access to an extensive video/DVD library, personalized stationery and use of the exclusive concierge-staffed Neptune Lounge.

Lanai staterooms feature doors that open directly onto the walk-around promenade, while Spa staterooms located near the Greenhouse Spa offer exclusive amenities such as an organic cotton bathrobe and slippers, yoga mat, water fountain, special room service menus and treatments, and more.

Stateroom sizes

Inside 150-269 Sq. ft.
Outside 156-205 Sq. Ft.
Verandah 221-273 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Verandah Suite 365-862 Sq. ft. w/veranda

Interior

Interior staterooms have two lower beds that do not convert into one bed, a bath tub and shower, walk-in closet, ice service, nightly turn down service, and complimentary fruit upon request.

Ocean View

Large or standard ocean view staterooms have two lower beds convertible into one king bed, a bath tub and shower, walk-in closet, ice service, nightly turn down service, and complimentary fruit upon request. Different categories of rooms contain different window arrangements, from picture windows, to portholes, or obstructed view window.

Verandah Suites

Verandah Suites have two lower beds convertible into one king-sized bed, floor-to-ceiling windows, bathtub and shower, sitting area, a private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, and fresh flowers.

Verandah Suites

Verandah Suites have 2 lower beds that convert into 1 king bed, floor-to-ceiling windows, a dual vanity, bath tub with shower or shower only, a large sitting area, a private verandah, mini-bar, walk-in closet, and fresh flowers. Amenities include one-touch concierge service, a variety of pillows, personalized cruise stationary, oversized bath towels, and complimentary DVD library.

Neptune Suites

Neptune Suites have 2 lower beds that convert into 1 king bed, floor-to-ceiling windows, bathtub and shower, a large sitting area, walk-in closet, a private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, and fresh flowers. Amenities include use of the Neptune personal concierge service, complimentary laundry, complimentary bottled water, corsages and boutounerries on the first formal night, cold hors d'oeuvres served before dinner upon request, and a cocktail party with the ship's officers. Special disembarkation service is provided, as is priority boarding for tenders and priority dinner seating requests. Guests in Neptune Suites also can access the exclusive Neptune Lounge.

Pinnacle Suite (Penthouse)

Pinnacles Suites have 1 king bed, floor-to-ceiling windows, ocean view whirlpool bath, a large living room, dining room, dressing room, and a private verandah. Other suite features include a mini-bar, and refrigerator. Amenities include use of the Neptune personal concierge service, complimentary laundry, complimentary bottled water, corsages and boutounerries on the first formal night, cold hors d'oeuvres served before dinner upon request, and a cocktail party with the ship's officers. Special disembarkation service is provided, as is priority boarding for tenders and priority dinner seating requests. Guests in Pinnacle Suites also can access the exclusive Neptune Lounge.

Dining Venues

$=Specialty restaurant, surcharge applies

La Fontaine

Main dining room serving five-course menus include continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options.

Lido Restaurant

Main buffet with several made-to-order stations serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Terrace Grill

Kid-friendly menus including tacos, hamburgers and hot dog on the pool deck.

Pinnacle Grill ($)

A premium dining experience with Bulgari China, Riedel stemware, and high-end sterling silver tableware. Courses include premium Double R Ranch beef and fresh seafood complimented by a Wine Spectator "Excellent" awarded wine list. A $29 per person surcharge applies. On every voyage, the Pinnacle Grill offers "An Evening at Le Cirque" for a unique taste of Sirio Maccioni’s legendary New York restaurant. The price to dine is $49.00 per adult, per evening.

Canaletto ($)

Canaletto is your destination onboard for an intimate Italian dinner. The evening begins with the chef’s selection of antipasti with a taste of the delicious fare and personal, polished service to follow. Lunch is complimentary, but dinner is $10 per person.

Room Service

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, 24 hours a day.

Notable Rooms

Queen's Show Lounge

Main showroom features talented vocalists, dancers, illusionists, comedy acts.

Casino 

A full service casino with slots, cards, roulette and more.

Ocean Bar

Lounge with panoramic views offers music and dancing.

The Culinary Arts Center, presented by Food & Wine Magazine

State-of-the-art demonstration kitchen offering interactive gourmet cooking lessons taught by our own Master Chefs or culinary guests. 

Explorer's Lounge

Coffees, drinks and liqueurs are served to the classical sounds of the Adagio Strings.

Explorations Café

A comfortable, coffee house environment where you can browse through an extensive library, surf the Internet and check email or simply read the morning paper.

Crow's Nest

Features sweeping 270° views during the day, and a hip, fashionable nightclub each evening.

Outdoor Features

Lido Deck

Main pool area featuring the Lido Pool and Bar and Seaview Pool and Bar.

Sports Deck

Jogging Track, Sports Court with Croquet and Boceball Court, Putting Green.