Holland America's New MS Koningsdam Features Family-Friendly Staterooms

The 2,650-guest ms Koningsdam is scheduled for delivery by Fincantieri's Marghera, Italy, shipyard in February 2016.Holland America
The 32 family ocean-view staterooms can accommodate five guests and will range from 222 to 231 square feet.Holland America
On ms Koningsdam, 43 Neptune Suites feature 465 to 855 square feet and include access to the exclusive Neptune Lounge, a private spot to relax and enjoy the services of a concierge.Holland America
The atrium inside ms Koningsdam.Holland America
The main dining room inside ms Koningsdam.Holland America
The Queen's Lounge inside ms Koningsdam.Holland America

Here's an early peek at Holland America's newest shipms Koningsdam — which will debut in February 2016. The Koningsdam will feature the cruise line's first staterooms built with families in mind. The 32 family ocean-view staterooms can accommodate five guests and will range from 222 to 231 square feet. Amenities will include:

  • Two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed; one sofa bed for two persons; one upper bed.

  • Two bathrooms — one with bathtub, shower, sink and toilet; one with a shower and sink.

  • Flat-panel TV featuring video-on-demand

  • Corner bar unit

  • Mini-fridge

  • Bedside USB ports

Holland America has youth programs aimed at its younger guests too. Club HAL has activities for guests ages 3 to 17, ranging from pizza making and treasure hunts for the little ones to dance classes, nightclubs and culinary workshops for 'tweens and teens.

The ms Koningsdam also features single ocean-view cabins for solo travelers, a first for Holland America. The 12 single cabins range from 127 to 172 square feet and offer one lower bed.

After an initial seven-day premiere voyage in the Mediterranean, the ms Koningsdam will sail 12-day itineraries in Europe through early May 2016. The 2,650-guest ship is Holland America's first new ship since 2010.

Visit the Holland America site for booking information.