Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam  5 stars

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1012 EX  show mapSave
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Overview

Set in the heart of Amsterdam within close proximity to the main city attractions, the Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand hotel is a beautiful building decorated and designed in the Anglo-French style with attention to every little detail. The property includes 177 luxurious guestrooms, Bridges restaurant, café and two bars, 19 fully equipped conference rooms and spa center with swimming pool and gym.

All guestrooms are tastefully decorated and featured all modern amenities such as air-conditioning, safe deposit box, mini-bar, satellite color TV and Wi-Fi internet access.

The Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand hotel is situated within 15km from Amsterdam Schiphol International airport and 2km from Amsterdam Central Train Station. Trams stop within 400m from the hotel and offer easy access to the main points of interest in Amsterdam.

The staff at the hotel speaks English, Deutch, French, Spanish, Dutch.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   178.

City Center Amsterdam - 1000 ft
Airports Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS) - 7.0 mi, Rotterdam Zestienhoven (RTM) - 34.6 mi
Train Stations Amsterdam Central Station - 3000 ft, Station Amsterdam Muiderpoort - 1.7 mi
Underground stations Metro Weesperplein - 4600 ft, Metro Wibautstraat - 1.4 mi
Bus stop - 1000 ft
Restaurants CAU (cuisine: Steakhouse, South American, Grill) - 600 ft, Bridges (cuisine: French, Dutch) - 100 ft

Rooms

There are 177 well-appointed rooms in the Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand hotel including luxury rooms with sitting area, junior suites with lounge area, prestige suite with extra living room and opera suite featured the extra living room and equipped kitchen. All rooms are comfortable and individually decorated, fully equipped with all modern facilities including air-conditioning, safe deposit box, mini-bar, satellite/cable color TV, Wi-Fi internet access. Each room overlooks inner courtyard, green garden or canal.

Facilities for disabled available on request as well as non-smoking rooms. Babysitting service can also be offered.

Dining options

There are one restaurant, Dutch café, Bridges Cocktail Bar and Bridges Raw Bar in the Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand hotel. Restaurant Bridges serves delicious dishes made from organic products with French touches including fresh seafood. The restaurant is open from 6.30am to 11pm.

The Flying Dutchman is a traditional Dutch café, which offers a wide range of beers, snacks, light meals and a various kinds of whiskey. It is open from 5pm to 1am.

Bridges Cocktail Bar offers a variety of cocktails and incredible sandwiches and wine menu from 8am to 1am from Sunday to Thursday and from 8am to 3am from Friday to Saturday.

Bridges Raw Bar is fish and seafood bar which is open from 12pm to 12am.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 37.50 per person per night. 

Work

There are 19 conference rooms in the Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand hotel with a capacity of 2164sqm in total. The largest room can accommodate up to 220 persons. All meeting rooms are fully equipped with modern audio-visual equipment and served by professional staff that will be glad to help you in holding all kinds of events.

The property also offers the following business facilities: business center, Wi-Fi internet access, computer hire facilities, internet access, mobile phone hire facilities, video equipment.

Leisure

On-site SoSpa wellness and spa center include fitness center, hammam, indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, various massages and sauna.

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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Trouser Press
  • Tour desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) and the rate is EUR 50 per day.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Cycling
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Valet parking
  • Medical Facilities Service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Health club
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
  • Hammam
  • Beauty treatment
Room view
  • Garden view
  • Water view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
Room decor
  • Soundproofed windows

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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There are 177 well-appointed rooms in the Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand hotel including luxury rooms with sitting area, junior suites with lounge area, prestige suite with extra living room and opera suite featured the extra living room and equipped kitchen. All rooms are comfortable and individually decorated, fully equipped with all modern facilities including air-conditioning, safe deposit box, mini-bar, satellite/cable color TV, Wi-Fi internet access. Each room overlooks inner courtyard, green garden or canal.

Facilities for disabled available on request as well as non-smoking rooms. Babysitting service can also be offered.

Classic Room
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Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Classic Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Queen Size bed
Size: 325 sq. feet

Cozy bright room includes a Double bed, work desk and convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
    Superior Room One Queen-size Bed
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    Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Superior Room One Queen-size Bed
    Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Superior Room One Queen-size Bed
    Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Superior Room One Queen-size Bed Superior Room - 1 Queen-size bed,
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Twin beds
    Size: 325 sq. feet

    Spacious light room includes a Queen size bed, work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Superior Room Two Single beds
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      Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Superior Room Two Single beds
      Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Superior Room Two Single beds
      Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Superior Room Two Single beds Superior Room - 2 Single beds
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Twin beds
      Size: 325 sq. feet

      Spacious light room includes two Twin beds, work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

      Room facilities
        Luxury Room One King-size Bed
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        Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Luxury Room One King-size Bed
        Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Luxury Room One King-size Bed
        Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Luxury Room One King-size Bed Luxury Room 1 King-size bed, Canal or garden view
        Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or King Size bed
        Size: 380 sq. feet

        Spacious light room includes a King size bed, work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

        Room facilities
          Luxury Room Two Single Beds
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          Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Luxury Room Two Single Beds
          Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Luxury Room Two Single Beds
          Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Luxury Room Two Single Beds Luxury Room 2 Single beds, Canal or garden view
          Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or King Size bed
          Size: 380 sq. feet

          Spacious light room includes two Twin beds, work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

          Room facilities
            Junior Suite
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            Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Junior Suite
            Bed type: King Size bed or King or Twin beds or Double Bed
            Size: 485 sq. feet

            Spacious light room includes a King size bed, work desk area, comfy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

            Room facilities
              Prestige Suite
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              Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Prestige Suite
              Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Prestige Suite
              Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Prestige Suite
              Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or King Size bed
              Size: 595 sq. feet

              Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom with a King size bed, comfortable well-furnished living room with working and sitting areas as well as convenient bathroom.

              Room facilities
                Opera Suite
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                Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Opera Suite
                Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Opera Suite
                Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Opera Suite
                Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
                Size: 810 sq. feet

                Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom with a King size bed, comfortable well-furnished living room with working and sitting areas as well as convenient bathroom.

                Room facilities
                  Suite Apartment
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                  Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Suite Apartment SUITE APARTMENT
                  Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Suite Apartment SUITE APARTMENT
                  Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Suite Apartment SUITE APARTMENT
                  Bed type: King Size bed

                  Luxury Suite consists of a cozy bedroom with a King size bed, comfortable well-furnished living room with working and sitting areas, kitchen with dining area as well as convenient bathroom.

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                    Imperial Suite
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                    Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Imperial Suite IMPERIAL Suite
                    Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Imperial Suite IMPERIAL Suite
                    Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Imperial Suite

                    Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom with a King size bed, comfortable well-furnished living room with working and sitting areas as well as convenient bathroom.

                    Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam LocationWhat's nearby

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                    What's nearby

                    What's nearby.

                    Centrally located, the Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand hotel set within proximity from the main city attractions including National Monument (200m), Madame Tussauds Museum (300m), Allard Pierson Museum (300m), Dam Square (300m), Zuiderkerk (300m), Royal Palace (300m), Amsterdam Historical Museum (300m), Nieuwe Kerk (400m), Begijnhof (400m), English Reformed Church (400m), Nieuwmarkt Square (400m), Kalverstraat (400m), Beurs van Berlage (500m) and Van Gogh Museum (2km).

                    Tourist attractions
                    • Madame Tussaud's Amsterdam
                      700 ft
                    • Royal Palace Amsterdam
                      700 ft
                    • Dam Square
                      700 ft
                    • Old church
                      1000 ft
                    Popular areas
                    • City Center
                      700 ft
                    • Supper Club Amsterdam
                      700 ft
                    • Flower Market
                      1400 ft
                    • Nieuwmarkt
                      1400 ft
                    Places of interest
                    • New church
                      700 ft
                    • Southern Church
                      1000 ft
                    • Red Light District
                      1000 ft
                    • Begijnhof
                      1000 ft
                    • Quartier rouge
                      1000 ft
                    • Westerkerk
                      1400 ft
                    • Waterloo Square
                      1400 ft
                    Shopping areas
                    • Kalverstraat
                      700 ft
                    • Vrolijk Gay and Lesbian Bookstore
                      1000 ft
                    • Magna Plaza
                      1400 ft
                    Amusement
                    • Pathé Tuschinski
                      1400 ft
                    Monuments and Landmarks
                    • Munttoren
                      1400 ft
                    • Damrak
                      1400 ft
                    Museums
                    • Madame Tussauds Museum
                      400 ft
                    • Allard Pierson Museum
                      700 ft
                    • Historical Museum Amsterdam
                      1000 ft
                    • La Maison de Rembrandt (Rembrandthuis)
                      1400 ft
                    • Museum Het Rembrandthuis
                      1400 ft
                    • musée de l'érotisme
                      1400 ft
                    Parks
                    Theaters
                    • Theater de Kleine Komedie
                      1400 ft

                    Local Attractions

                    • Van Gogh Museum
                      1.0 mi
                      Paulus Potterstraat 7, Amsterdam
                    • Diamant Museum Amsterdam
                      5100 ft
                      Paulus Potterstraat 8, Amsterdam
                    • EYE Film Institute Netherlands
                      5100 ft
                      IJpromenade 1, Amsterdam
                    • CoBrA Museum of Modern Art
                      1.1 mi
                      Sandbergplein 1-3, Amsterdam
                    • The Stedelijk Museum
                      1.1 mi
                      Museumplein 10, Amsterdam

                    Near the hotel

                    • The Amsterdam Dungeon
                      700 ft
                      Rokin 78, Amsterdam
                    • H.H. Petrus en Pauluskerk (De Papegaai)
                      700 ft
                      Kalverstraat 58, Amsterdam
                    • Cannabis College
                      800 ft
                      Oudezijds Achterburgwal 124, Amsterdam
                    • Hash Marihuana Hemp Museum
                      800 ft
                      Oudezijdsachterburgwal 148, Amsterdam
                    • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
                      900 ft
                      Dam Square 20, Amsterdam
                    • Civic Guards Gallery (Schuttersgalerij)
                      900 ft
                      Kalverstraat 92, Amsterdam
                    • Red Light District
                      1200 ft
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                    Restaurants Nearby

                    • CAU

                      71% likes this, based on 576 reviews
                      Cuisine: Steakhouse, South American, Grill, Argentinean
                      Price Range: USD 13 - USD 81

                      600 ft
                      Damstraat 5

                      Phone: +31 20 623 9632

                    • Bridges

                      63% likes this, based on 147 reviews
                      Cuisine: French, Dutch
                      Price Range: USD 40 - USD 121

                      100 ft
                      Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197

                      Phone: +31 20 555 3560

                    • Van Kerkwijk

                      72% likes this, based on 428 reviews
                      Cuisine: European, Dutch
                      Price Range: USD 14 - USD 40

                      400 ft
                      Nes 41

                      Phone: 020 620 3316

                    • The Grand Amsterdam

                      71% likes this, based on 25 reviews
                      Cuisine: Continental

                      100 ft
                      Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197

                      Phone: 31 20 5553111

                    • Greenhouse

                      77% likes this, based on 97 reviews

                      300 ft
                      Oudezijds Voorburgwal 191

                      Phone: 020-627 17 39

                    Getting there.

                    Located in the heart of historical center of Amsterdam close to the main city attractions, the Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand hotel is situated within 15km from Amsterdam Schiphol International airport and 2km from Amsterdam Central Train Station.

                    From the Schiphol Airport you can reach the hotel by train which circulates every 20 minutes from 5.40am to 12.30am and arrive to the Amsterdam Central Train Station. From the Central Train Station you can take a tram number 9, 24 or 25 and get off at the Spui/Rokin stop. The hotel is within walking distance from there.

                    Getting around.

                    The Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand hotel is situated within 15km from Amsterdam Schiphol International airport, 2km from Amsterdam Central Train Station and close to the public transport stations.

                    Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

                    Average guest rating

                    8.4
                    out of 10
                    Exceptional
                    Based on 281 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Value
                    8.2
                    Location
                    9.3
                    Rooms
                    8.5
                    Service
                    8.1
                    Dining
                    8.7

                    Individual guest reviews

                    • Couple

                      A luxurious weekend break in Amsterdam. Style and comfort with attentive staff in a great location.

                      • Average rating
                        8.8
                    • Group of friends

                      I want with my mom and after a long trip it was great to arrive and be treated like queens!! It was great!! Loved it!!

                      • Average rating
                        10.0
                    • Family with children

                      Everything about the hotel was fantastic , the staff everyone .

                      • Average rating
                        10.0
                    • Couple

                      From the moment we arrived at the Sofitel Amsterdam I knew the stay would be special. On check in we were offered a complimentary upgrade to a suite with canal views. The staff were outstanding particularly those on the front desk.The location is fantastic, minutes walk from shops, bars and restaurants. The building itself is beautiful and this was reflected in the high standard of our room. I cannot fault any aspect of our stay and would highly recommend this hotel. It is everything a 5 star hotel should be.

                      There was nothing that I didn't like about this hotel.

                      • Average rating
                        10.0
                    • Older travelers

                      It is an absolutely beautiful hotel, wonderfully maintained, with every detail thought out and addressed. Excellent staff. I stay at hotels constantly for travel with work and this hotel is near the top of my list of favorite spots.

                      • Average rating
                        10.0
                    • Older travelers

                      One of the best hotels we have stayed in. The architecture and history of the building is fascinating, staff are extremely pleasant, the Bridge restaurant is outstanding.

                      • Average rating
                        10.0
                    • Older travelers

                      Central location,comfort & amenities of the room & hotel. The restaurent was extremely good.

                      Hotel staff could have been more attentive. It was attention to detail that was dsiappointing for a 5 star hotel.

                      • Average rating
                        8.2
                    • Older travelers

                      From the minute we arrived, we were treated like royalty. The staff were all amazing and the refurbished style fo the hotel is very chic. This really is a top quality hotel, right in the heart of Amsterdam. It's quite expensive, but you get what you pay for. For us, as special treat location, but worth every penny (or Euro). We love it and will return

                      • Average rating
                        9.6
                    • Group of friends

                      I must say the hotel was extermly "Grand", great location for shopping & if it takes your fancy the fantastic Ladies of the Night on display (I say Ladies as I was amazed that it was not all grandmothers but in fact their granddaughters)..... The location is within 10 minute walking distance of the central railway station & 15 - 20 minutes from the airport by taxi (taxi around 57 euros from the airport). There are lots of little cafe`s to suit all tastes & a happy vibe all around from the buzz of locals & tourists alike. The hotel spa is a must, start the way you mean to continue & relax...It`s the Amsterdam way of life... Enjoy....

                      I am still thinking but cannot find any fault, great place...

                      • Average rating
                        10.0
                    • Family with children

                      Service was excellent from the reception to the concierge including the porters and the chambermaids. We were graciously and fortunately upgraded to a suite without having to request for it. Our connecting rooms were luxurious,clean and well-decorated. The bed was very comfortable and the provision of turn down service with nightly pralines and Evian water was a welcome and thoughtful touch. The bathroom was likewise well-laid out with high quality ammenities. The spa and the fitness center with pool and sauna was well-maintained and. We will come back to this hotel.

                      Our stay at Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand was very satisfactory and it was one of the best hotels we stayed in during our 18-day European trip. The only drawback during our stay is that the breakfast was very expensive at 30+ euros per head considering that it does not have a varied and extensive breakfast buffet spread..

                      • Average rating
                        9.2
                    • Group of friends

                      Hotel helps for every question asked and answers all in the perfect way.

                      No dislikes.

                      • Average rating
                        9.6
                    • Couple

                      Great location, very polite stuff, nice breakfast, spacious rooms, everything five star.

                      • Average rating
                        9.2
                    • Older travelers

                      Location, architecture, interior design, restaurant, wine list

                      checkout queue

                      • Average rating
                        9.2
                    • Older travelers

                      Complimentary champagne on arrival for my wifes birthday was a nice touch.

                      Would have been nice if the hire for the hotels bikes was complimentary

                      • Average rating
                        9.2
                    • Family with children

                      I like the atmosphere of the hotel, the little garden out side. Between all hotelsin Amsterdam we had to chose from that was the newest and trendiest

                      That it's close to a coffee shop that serves marijuana, wish the streets were cleaner like the hotel . Our room is fine (my sister and I) but my parents had to change their room 2 times because it was too small

                      • Average rating
                        9.6
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