$356 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Oct 1, 2015 Check-out: Oct 2, 2015

Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

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

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.7
out of 5
15 reviews
Fantastic get away

absolutely fantastic hotel! beautiful architecture, fantastic clean and spacious rooms and staff... See full review

  • Michelle W.
  • Aug 27, 2015
Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Fantastic hotel in Amsterdam. Outstanding location in the city center near all the action. Walking... See full review

  • EEE1
  • Oct 9, 2013
  • Oude Kerk (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Begijnhof (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Anne Frank House (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Civic Guards Gallery (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Magere Brug (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
  • Rijksmuseum (1.9 mi/3 km)
  • Van Gogh Museum (1.9 mi/3 km)
  • Amsterdam Brown Cafe (2.4 mi/3.9 km)
General
Beautifully renovated historic hotel in the heart of Amsterdam
Location
Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam hotel is in the heart of old Amsterdam and offers a great experience for guests. Its recent renovation and award-winning restaurant guarantee a classy vacation, and its classic location between two canals sets the tone for a superb stay. It may have begun life as a 15th century convent but its facilities are state-of-the-art 5-star. These include 52 sumptuous suites, a spa, Raw Bar, award-winning restaurant, library, cafe and Vinotheque, and the hotel is within walking distance of most of the many area attractions.
Dining
 

  • Award-winning restaurant
  • First Netherlands Raw Bar
  • High-speed Internet access
Rooms
Guests of the Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam hotel can choose from 177 beautifully furnished and spacious rooms, designed in a tasteful contemporary fashion, and there are also 52 luxury suites that feature separate lounge areas with fine views over the inner courtyard and the area canals. Classic rooms come with a double bed, while the superior rooms have either two single beds or a queen bed. Further up the scale, luxury rooms have two single beds or one king bed and views across the canals or garden. The junior, prestige and opera suites have separate living and sleeping areas along with private butler service and splendid views. All rooms and suites have standard features such as complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning, coffee-making facilities, a minibar and satellite/cable TV. En suite bathrooms come with a bathtub and a hair-dryer, and there is optional room service for hot dishes and cold snacks, 24 hours a day at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam.
Highlights
 

  • Award-winning restaurant
  • First Netherlands Raw Bar
  • High-speed Internet access
Nearby attractions
  • Oude Kerk (0.4 mi/0.6 km)
  • Begijnhof (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Anne Frank House (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Civic Guards Gallery (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Magere Brug (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
  • Rijksmuseum (1.9 mi/3 km)
  • Van Gogh Museum (1.9 mi/3 km)
  • Amsterdam Brown Cafe (2.4 mi/3.9 km)

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Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam Rooms

App 1 Bedroom
Canal House Suite - 1 king-size bed, seperate living room, butler service, former canal house. 65m², 700sqf, enjoy the historic ambiance of staying in a canal house with a Sofitel MyBed, complimentary low bandwidth WiFi and Nespresso, BOSE entertainment s
2 Sg beds Dlx
LUXURY ROOM -2 Single beds, Canal or gardenview. 35m², 376sqf, spacious room filled with delicate reminders of the history of Amsterdam, Sofitel MyBed, complimentary low band WIFI and Nespresso, bathroom with rain shower and bathtub with TV. Canal or Gard
Suite 1 Kg bed Sup
PRESTIGE SUITE - 1 bedroom suite, seperateliving room, butler service, Canal view. 55m², 592sqf, designed and furnished for your comfort by Sybille de Margerie, Sofitel MyBed, complimentary low band WIFI and Nespresso, BOSE entertainment system, bathroom
JrSuite 1 Kg bed
JUNIOR SUITE 1 King-size bed, lounge area,butler service. Twin beds available on request. 45m², 484sqf, inspired by French grandeur, experience an opulent "salle de bain" to enhance your well-being, a Sofitel MyBed, complimentary low band WIFI and Nespres
JrSuite 1 Kg bed
JUNIOR SUITE 1 King-size bed, lounge area,butler service. Twin beds available on request. 45m², 484sqf, inspired by French grandeur, experience an opulent "salle de bain" to enhance your well-being, a Sofitel MyBed, complimentary low band WIFI and Nespres
1 Qn bed Clc
CLASSIC ROOM - 1 Double bed. 25m², 269sqf, Sofitel MyBed, complimentary low band WIFI and Nespresso machine, fully air conditioned, working desk, safe deposit box, bathroom with walk-in rain shower, garden view.
1 Qn bed Sup
Superior Room - queen bed or 2 single beds, disabled room available on request. 30m², 322sqf, a blend of Dutch heritage and French contemporary design, Sofitel MyBed, complimentary WIFI and Nespresso, air conditioning, desk, in-room safe, bathroom with wa
1 Qn bed Sup River V
SUPERIOR ROOM CANAL VIEW - Queen bed or 2single beds.. 30m², 322sqf, furnished with a combination of Dutch heritage and French contemporary design, Sofitel MyBed, complimentary WIFI and Nespresso, air conditioning, desk, in-room safe, bathroom with walk-i
2 Sg beds Sup
SUPERIOR ROOM - 2 Single beds. 30m², 322sqf, fusion of Dutch design and French elegance, enjoy a Sofitel MyBed, complimentary low band WIFI and Nespresso, fully air conditioned, working desk, safe deposit box, bathroom with walk-in rain shower. Canal, Gar
1 Kg bed Dlx
LUXURY ROOM - 1 King size bed, canal orgarden view. 35m², 376sqf, spacious room filled with delicate reminders of the history of Amsterdam, Sofitel MyBed, complimentary low band WIFI and Nespresso, bathroom with rain shower and bathtub with TV. Canal or

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Heated pool
Fitness center or spa
Jacuzzi
Sauna
Boating
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Concierge desk
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Porters
FAX
Doctor on call
Currency exchange
Audio visual equipment
Florist
Cellular telephone rental
Computer rental
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Indoor parking
Valet parking
Outdoor parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Cribs available

Nearby points of interest

  • Wonder Wood: 0.1 mi
  • Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Hans Appenzeller: 0.1 mi
  • East India House: 0.1 mi
  • National Monument: 0.1 mi
  • Ertoic Discount Centre: 0.2 mi
  • PGC Hajenius: 0.2 mi
  • Allard Pierson Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Dam Square: 0.2 mi
  • De Bijenkorf: 0.2 mi
  • Gassan Dam Square: 0.2 mi
  • Kalverstraat: 0.2 mi
  • Amsterdams Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Droog: 0.2 mi
  • Zuiderkerk: 0.2 mi
  • Wonder Wood: 0.1 mi
  • Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Hans Appenzeller: 0.1 mi
  • East India House: 0.1 mi
  • National Monument: 0.1 mi
  • Ertoic Discount Centre: 0.2 mi
  • PGC Hajenius: 0.2 mi
  • Allard Pierson Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Dam Square: 0.2 mi
  • De Bijenkorf: 0.2 mi
  • Gassan Dam Square: 0.2 mi
  • Kalverstraat: 0.2 mi
  • Amsterdams Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Droog: 0.2 mi
  • Zuiderkerk: 0.2 mi
  • International Institute of Social History: 0.2 mi
  • Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies: 0.2 mi
  • Red Light District: 0.2 mi
  • Absolute Danny: 0.2 mi
  • Maison de Bonneterie: 0.2 mi
  • The House with the Waterfall: 0.2 mi
  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam: 0.2 mi
  • Het Houten Huys: 0.2 mi
  • English Reformed Church: 0.2 mi
  • New Church: 0.3 mi
  • Nieuwmarkt: 0.3 mi
  • Waag: 0.3 mi
  • Begijnhof chapel: 0.3 mi
  • Book Market: 0.3 mi
  • The American Book Center: 0.3 mi
  • University of Amsterdam: 0.3 mi
  • Old Church: 0.3 mi
  • Magna Plaza: 0.3 mi
  • Erotic Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Shan He Hya Temple: 0.3 mi
  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis: 0.3 mi
  • Euronext Amsterdam: 0.3 mi
  • Munttoren: 0.3 mi
  • Kalvertoren: 0.3 mi
  • Spui: 0.3 mi
  • Berlage's Stock Exchange: 0.3 mi
  • Rembrandt House Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Appie Baantjer Museum: 0.3 mi
  • University Library: 0.3 mi
  • Waterlooplein Flea Market: 0.3 mi

Dining

RESTAURANT BRIDGES
At Restaurant Bridges, it's all about fish. Chef de Cuisine Bobby Rust serves modern and trendy dishes. Within a few months of opening, Bridges was heralded as one of the best restaurants in Holland.
LE PETIT BISTRO
Le Petit Bistro at The Grand opened its doors in January 2014. Adjacent to Restaurant Bridges and overlooking the beautiful Garden Terrace, the former lounge has now an authentic Parisian bistro charm.
BRIDGES COCKTAIL BAR
In the gleaming expanse of our futuristic Amsterdam bar, sip signature cocktails, the finest champagne and wine flights selected by our master sommelier. Pair pre-dinner drinks with light snacks or succulent oysters from the Raw Bar.
BRIDGES GARDEN TERRACE
This tranquil canal-side garden terrace and bar, Amsterdam's best-kept secret, is an oasis from the city's bustle. Nibble on Raw Bar delicacies and delicious brunches on the leafy lower deck, or head upstairs to a vibrant lounge and creative cocktails.
BRIDGES RAW BAR
The Netherlands' first Raw Bar - fresh fish galore! Oysters, carpaccio, tartare, dressed lobster, sashimi and scallops ceviche glisten under the razor-sharp knives of accomplished seafood chefs. A thrillingly unique Amsterdam dining experience.
LIBRARY 'OR'
Afternoon tea by the fire, a coffee and croissant in a deep armchair, books spanning local culture and French design...in this relaxing Amsterdam bar and lobby lounge, Sybille de Margerie's rich color scheme is inspired by the Amsterdam flower market.
THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
Filled with character, chat and good cheer, the Flying Dutchman brown café offers refreshing draft beers and a range of malts and whiskeys served by knowledgeable bartenders. This relaxed Amsterdam brown café also offers tasty pub food and snacks.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
7 out of 15
Amenities:
4.4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4.7
Comfort:
5
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.4

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Michelle W.
Couples
N/A
Aug 27, 2015

Fantastic get away

absolutely fantastic hotel! beautiful architecture, fantastic clean and spacious rooms and staff are wonderful! perfect location would highly recommend :)

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

Couples

Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Murat and Tim
Couples
London
Aug 27, 2014

not impressed :-(

Best thing about Sofitel Amsterdam Hotel was quietness. Our room was looking to the courtyard and it was very quite. Our luggage been hold by the hotel staff when we arrived. And didn't deliver to our room. After two calls to reception and 50 minutes later, still no luggage. I went back reception and get our luggage myself from luggage room :-(. It was very disappointing. Not very welcoming at all. Not a great first impression.

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

Couples

Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
robin dhugal mills
Couples
fort myers florida
Oct 26, 2012

Outstanding hotel

Great location, very good restaurant and a wonderful friendly staff.We ha a very good time here

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

Couples

Dining tip: In Hotel

Try Bridges Restaurant

Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Olga F
Couples
Boston, MA, USA
Sep 8, 2011

Superb

Great location.Very efficient and pleasant staff.Our room was upgraded to suit due to a slow check out of the previous occupant.This is the place to stay if it's in your budget.

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

Couples

Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Couples
New Jersey
Nov 23, 2010

Great Location

Very close to The Red Light District, Dam Square, and other happening areas. Museum District is further away, but a walkable distance for most. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was excellent by European standards. Only disappointment is that they don't have their own shuttle to/from airport.

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

Couples

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Tons of places to eat just around the corner.

Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Envy Dutch Life
Couples
Phx, Az
Oct 4, 2010

Couldn't as for more.

Amsterdam is rememberable on its own. When you stay in an esablishment like this it adds more memory. Amsterdam doesn't have the nicest hotels if you are middle class like us. We have been there 3 times and never have experienced a hotel experience such as this. They leave you alone they understand you are in AMSTERDAM MAN!! They give you the best service whether you are dirtbags like us or if your the many musicians staying there at the time (Cypress Hill, Blink 182, and Limp Bizkit).

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

Couples

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Don't judge the Sofitel for their prices. They get paid and they dont care if you eat elsewhere. Within a quater mile radius, there is EVERYTHING FROM SHOPPING SMOKING AND AWESOME FOOD.

Review of Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
sail 2010
Couples
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:

Couples

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