$356 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 2, 2015 Check-out: Aug 3, 2015

Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

5 stars
View map of Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, AMSTERDAM, 1012 EX

Hotel Overview

Ratings and reviews for Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Overall score

4.6 / 5
5.01.0
14 out of 14
Amenities:
4.5
Cleanliness:
4.9
Hotel staff:
4.9
Comfort:
4.8
Location:
4.9
Value:
4.3

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
sail 2010
Business
Austin, TX
Aug 22, 2010

Sofitel Grand

Breakfast buffet great food, poor service and expensive. Service in general just a little off what is expected at this level.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Q-BOL
Business
Milwaukee, WI
Jul 28, 2010

Vacation with 18 year old daughter

This hotel is perfectly located in the heart of Amsterdam. It is a very clean upscale hotel with great service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
SMJC
Business
Atlanta
Jun 21, 2010

Fantastic Amsterdam Hotel

The hotel is just amazing; wonderful location; modern efficient renovation in and old historical building convenient to everything! The staff, especially the concierge, was wonderful!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The Coffee Company is right around the corner for your morning coffee.

Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mr. Trumpet
Business
Clermont, FL
Feb 8, 2010

Money stolen from room!

My girlfriend had $300.00 cash (US Dollars) stolen from the room. We suspect the maids took it, but have no proof. My girlfriend didn't put it in the safe, and left it hidden in her suitcase. She went to the police station in Amsterdam to report it stolen (escorted by hotel security staff) The hotel is not responsible, but it just makes you really 'nervous'. I will admit the security staff did a great job, and knew exactly who was in and out of the room, and even knew what time the safe was open and closed. As a courtesy, The hotel 'comp'd' us a lunch at the Bridges restaurant, and it was easily worth $100 Euro's and was excellent. This was my 2nd stay at The Grand Sofitel, and I have stayed at the Convent, the former/older Sofitel as well. They are going through a renovation, and the indoor pool was not open. The Superior Room was too small for 2 people, so I forked out the $100 euro per night additional for the upgraded suite style room with a desk. ADVICE ON ROOM CHOICE: Ask for the 2nd or 3rd floor ONLY, with a canal view. If you stay on the 5th floor, you will not be able to see the canal from the window. You will only see the roof lines, and miss the beautiful character of Amsterdam. TRIVIA: Michael Jackson stayed at this hotel, when he was in Amsterdam.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Find Warmosstraat street, and go one block past to Kalverstr. for some great local shopping. Stay away from the Magna Plaza building behind the Royal Palace. Most of the shops are going out of business. It was waste of time.

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