Holland America Brings New Big Ship Experience: Koningsdam Caribbean

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Holland America Line’s new ms Koningsdam looks to be one of the most interesting new big ships in recent memory, but not for reasons one might expect. A number of new ships have debuted recently, all presenting the best of what their respective cruise lines have to offer. It’s a theme that seems consistent with most major cruise lines: more of the (exciting) same and an attraction or two that is new and specific to that particular ship. These are the hot new rides that fans of those cruise lines want to sail. After sailing the world for nearly 150 years, Holland America Line is sailing in a different direction with the first Koningsdam Caribbean season.

Koningsdam Caribbean

We start with a topic of ships that usually comes up much further down the line: Art. A dramatic departure from the past where hallway art has brought historic photographs of past Holland America ships and scenes from where they have sailed, art on Koningsdam is less timeless and more relevant.

Art Gallery Deck 3 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Art Gallery Deck 3 Midship Starboard

Cruise CompeteArt extends beyond the walls too, with a number of works smak dab in the middle of high traffic areas where guests are sure to see them. The placement of art on Koningsdam can absolutely be counted as a recurring element of the onboard experience choreography, something that plays a huge and appropriate role on this ship.

 

 

 

Artwork Deck 2 Forward Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Artwork Deck 2 Forward

Koningsdam Facts And Photos
Public Spaces

Guest Services - Deck 3 Midship Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Guest Services – Deck 3 Midship Portside

 

Greenhouse Spa & Salon - Deck 9 Forward Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Greenhouse Spa & Salon – Deck 9 Forward

 

Explorer's Bar - Deck 2 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Explorer’s Bar – Deck 2 Midship Starboard

 

Explorer's Bar Artwork - Deck 2 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Explorer’s Bar Artwork – Deck 2 Midship Starboard

 

Explorations Cafe - Deck 12 Forward Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Explorations Cafe – Deck 12 Forward Starboard

 

Crow's Nest - Deck 12 Forward Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Crow’s Nest – Deck 12 Forward

 

Casino - Deck 2 Midship Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Casino – Deck 2 Midship

 

TRX Fitness Center - Deck 9 Forward Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
TRX Fitness Center – Deck 9 Forward Starboard

 

The Shops - Deck 3 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
The Shops – Deck 3 Midship Starboard

 

The Retreat - Deck 12 Forward Koningsdam - Holland America Line
The Retreat – Deck 12 Forward

 

Signature Shop - Watch Shop - Deck 2 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Signature Shop – Watch Shop – Deck 2 Midship Starboard

 

Notes - Deck 2 Midship Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Notes – Deck 2 Midship

 

Lido Pool - Deck 9 & 10 Midship Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Lido Pool – Deck 9 & 10 Midship

 

Jewelry Shop - Deck 2 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Jewelry Shop – Deck 2 Midship Starboard

 

Barber Shop - Deck 9 Portside Forward Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Barber Shop – Deck 9 Portside Forward

 

Koningsdam Facts And Photos
Dining Venues

Lido Market - Deck 9 Midship Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Lido Market – Deck 9 Midship

 

Blend - Deck 2 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Blend – Deck 2 Midship Starboard

 

Canaletto - Deck 9 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Canaletto – Deck 9 Midship Starboard

 

Canaletto Restaurant - Deck 9 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Canaletto Restaurant – Deck 9 Midship Starboard

 

Culinary Art Center - Deck 3 Aft Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Culinary Art Center – Deck 3 Aft Starboard

 

Grand Dutch Cafe - Deck 3 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Grand Dutch Cafe – Deck 3 Midship Starboard

 

Grand Dutch Cafe - Deck 3 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Grand Dutch Cafe – Deck 3 Midship Starboard

 

New York Deli & Pizza - Deck 10 Midship Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
New York Deli & Pizza – Deck 10 Midship Portside

 

New York Deli & Pizza - Deck 10 Midship Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
New York Deli & Pizza – Deck 10 Midship Portside

 

Pinnacle Grill Wine Cellar - Deck 2 Midship Portside Koningsadam - Holland America Line
Pinnacle Grill Wine Cellar – Deck 2 Midship Portside

 

Pinnacle Grill Wine Cellar - Deck 2 Midship Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Pinnacle Grill Wine Cellar – Deck 2 Midship Portside

 

Pinnacle Grill - Deck 2 Midship Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Pinnacle Grill – Deck 2 Midship Portside

 

Sel De Mer - Deck 2 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Sel De Mer – Deck 2 Midship Starboard

 

Tamarind Restaurant - Deck 10 Aft - Private room on Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Tamarind Restaurant – Deck 10 Aft – Private room on Portside

 

Tamarind Restaurant - Deck 10 Aft Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Tamarind Restaurant – Deck 10 Aft

 

The Dining Room - Deck 2 & 3 Aft Koningsdam - Holland America Line
The Dining Room – Deck 2 & 3 Aft

 

The Dining Room - Deck 2 & 3 Aft Koningsdam - Holland America Line
The Dining Room – Deck 2 & 3 Aft

 

The Dining Room - Deck 2 & 3 Aft Koningsdam - Holland America Line
The Dining Room – Deck 2 & 3 Aft

 

Wine Cellar at the Dining Room - Deck 2 &3 Aft Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Wine Cellar at the Dining Room – Deck 2 &3 Aft

Koningsdam Facts And Photos
Entertainment

 

Billboard onboard - Deck 2 midship Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Billboard onboard – Deck 2 midship Portside

 

Billboard Show in World Stage Deck 2 & 3 Forward Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Billboard Show in World Stage Deck 2 & 3 Forward

 

Lincoln Center Stage - Deck 2 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Lincoln Center Stage – Deck 2 Midship Starboard

 

Queen's Lounge - Deck 2 & 3 Midship Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Queen’s Lounge – Deck 2 & 3 Midship

 

Queen's Lounge - Deck 2 & 3 Midship Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Queen’s Lounge – Deck 2 & 3 Midship

 

World Satge - Deck 2 & 3 Forward Koningsdam - Holland America Line
World Satge – Deck 2 & 3 Forward

 

World Satge - Deck 2 & 3 Forward Koningsdam - Holland America Line
World Stage – Deck 2 & 3 Forward

 

World Satge - Deck 2 & 3 Forward Koningsdam - Holland America Line
World Satge – Deck 2 & 3 Forward

 

Koningsdam Facts And Photos
Staterooms

 

Family Ocean-view Stateroom Cat. FB - Room #1172 Deck 1 Portside Midship Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Family Oceanview Stateroom Cat. FB – Room #1172 Deck 1 Portside Midship

 

Interior Stateroom (large) Cat. I - Room #1128 - Deck 1 Midship Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Interior Stateroom (large) Cat. I – Room #1128 – Deck 1 Midship Portside

 

Interior Stateroom (standard) Cat. J - Room #1097 Deck 1 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Interior Stateroom (standard) Cat. J – Room #1097 Deck 1 Midship Starboard

 

Neptune Suite Cat. SA - Room #7090 Midship Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Neptune Suite Cat. SA – Room #7090 Midship Portside

 

Ocean-view Stateroom Cat. C - Room #1095 Deck 1 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Ocean-view Stateroom Cat. C – Room #1095 Deck 1 Midship Starboard

 

Pinnacle Suite (Balcony) Cat. PS - Room #7053 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Pinnacle Suite (Balcony) Cat. PS – Room #7053 Midship Starboard

 

Pinnacle Suite (Bedroom) Cat. PS - Room #7053 Deck 7 Midship Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Pinnacle Suite (Bedroom) Cat. PS – Room #7053 Deck 7 Midship Starboard

 

Signature Suite Cat. SY - Room #5002 Forward Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Signature Suite Cat. SY – Room #5002 Forward Portside

 

SIngle Ocean-view Stateroom Cat. OO - Room #1001 Forward Starboard Koningsdam - Holland America Line
SIngle Ocean-view Stateroom Cat. OO – Room #1001 Forward Starboard

 

Verandah Spa Stateroom Cat. VQ - Room #10043 Forward Starboard Konongsdam - Holland America Line
Verandah Spa Stateroom Cat. VQ – Room #10043 Forward Starboard

 

Verandah Stateroom Cat. VE - Room #7040 Deck 7 Forward Portside Koningsdam - Holland America Line
Verandah Stateroom Cat. VE – Room #7040 Deck 7 Forward Portside

 

Photos- H0lland America Line


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