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Our Ship

Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam

We set sail aboard Holland America’s elegant MS Nieuw Amsterdam, a proud member of Holland America’s Signature Class fleet.

The Nieuw Amsterdam pays tribute to the historic charm of New York City through its inspired design and curated art collection. Onboard, guests can indulge in the serenity of the Greenhouse Spa & Salon®, engage in a game of pickleball with a view, or savour delectable dishes from the ship’s fine dining establishments.

Onboard Activities

In addition to Gertrude Byrne Promotions jam packed entertainment schedule. Holland America Line cruises offer many activities while onboard. From wine tastings, fitness classes, art classes, shopping and much more.

Dining Experiences

In addition to Holland America Line’s 5-star, 4-course dining experiences, bountiful buffets, high teas, continental cuisine, and regional specialties. The All-Star Irish Cruise enjoys many “Traditional” Irish dishes prepared just for us, such as a full Irish breakfast, available daily.

Suites & Staterooms

Holland America Line offer an array of suites and staterooms that are suites to all kinds of travelers. All staterooms include music channel system playing the music of all out wonderful artists. Luxurious shampoos, lotions and soaps, slippers and bathrobes.

Ship Specifications




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Staterooms with room to Move

Holland America’s elegant staterooms are the largest of any premium cruise line. Two-thirds of their staterooms feature spacious private verandahs, where you can enjoy complimentary 24-hour alfresco dining. You will sleep soundly on a Mariner’s Dream bed beneath finely woven cotton linens. each morning you’ll discover the daily satellite edition of the New York Times delivered to your stateroom. For guests staying in the Pinnicale and Neptune suites, the exclusive Neptune Lounge offers a well stocked library. complimentary tea, coffee, snacks, as well as a personal concierge service.
Holland America ships are an average of 25% larger and private verandahs an average of 50% larger than on other cruise ships.

Enjoy Dining Across a Range of Venues

Cruise Activities

The Vista Dining Room

The Vista Dining Room is a two-tiered diningvenue that provides one of the finest 5-star diningexperiences at sea. John Mulvaney Director ofCulinary Operations along with a talented culinaryteam create special lavish menus specially for ourAll-Star Irish Charter Cruise. There are alwaysvegetarian entrees, “no sugar“ desserts and GlutenFree options available. Holland America has a well-earned reputation for its cuisine that is enhanced bythe impeccable service and wine list. Don’t miss outon the amazing Royal Dutch High Tea or theChocolate Dessert Extravaganza.

The Vista Dining Room

Cruise Activities

The World Stage Theatre

The Main Stage Theatre has three levels and willshowcase Ireland’s superstars in our exceptionalshows, performed nightly. By now the All-Star IrishCruise’s shows are legendary. Gertrude is a masterat paring artists and their music to create trulymagical shows, which build all week to the specta-cular Finale on the last night. Guests have beenknown to leave the Finale with goosebumps, tears,and laughter, or all three.

The World Stage Theatre

Cruise Activities

Lido Pool

Every day aboard a Holland America cruise ship brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences. Lay back in your lounge chair by the pool in the Greek sunshine or relax in the spa pools while sipping one of Holland America’ signature frozen drinks. One a sea day enjoy a festival of music for your listening or dancing enjoyment while cruising the crystal clear waters of the Greek Islands.

Lido Pool

Cruise Activities


The Oosterdam’s onboard casino offers a variety of gaming options. Whether you prefer the slots or want to try your luck at blackjack or poker it has it all.


Cruise Activities

Caribbean’s Islands Cruise

February 23rd • March 2nd, 2025

No other 7-day cruise can offer these enchanting ports of call along with Ireland’s Greatest Entertainers. A Gertrude Byrne Cruise it is the most magical holiday ever.

Deck Plans

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Main Suites & Staterooms

Lower Promenade Suites & Staterooms

Promenade Suites & Staterooms

Upper Promenade Suites & Staterooms

Verandah Suites & Staterooms

Upper Verandah Suites & Staterooms

Rotterdam Suites & Staterooms

Navigation Suites & Staterooms

Lido Suites & Staterooms

Panorama Deck

Observation Deck