Pride of a seafaring nation, the Holland-America’s ss Nieuw Amsterdam was one of the largest, most luxurious and modern vessels ever built. For the exacting traveler, she offered an experience unmatched by any other.
Famed for her “old world” service and continental cuisine, ss Nieuw Amsterdam proved to be one of the most popular vessels on the Atlantic run for the better part of three decades. Her public rooms and cabins reflected the talent and craftsmanship of the Netherlands’ most advanced architects and interior designers. And with an understated elegance that charmed and comforted, she developed a loyal following among passengers that lasted until her retirement.
The pages here offer a look into ss Nieuw Amsterdam’s old world service and exquisite décor. Click below to delve into the history of  “one of the world’s great luxury liners.”
Career History
Principal Statistics
Interior Decor

HTML layout and design by Bryan R. Guinn. All images and text taken from Holland-America Line brochures and are from the private collection of Bryan R. Guinn. No unauthorized reproduction.