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4.7 out of 5

"Perfect treat for my parents, great hotel, staff and location " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 24 Apr 2018

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Hotel Description

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be connected to a shopping centre and just a quick walk from Madame Tussauds. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Built in 1578, this 5-star hotel has 177 rooms over 5 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and minibars
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Enjoy international cuisine at Bridges , one of the property's 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Valet parking and self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Treat yourself to Ayurvedic treatments, body treatments or massages at Sofitel SPA
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests have great things to say about the helpful staff and the area's walkability
  • Within a 10-minute walk of Royal Palace and New Church
  • Dogs welcome for a fee (restrictions apply)

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View (Garden, courtyard or City view)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£278* Per night/room 18 Jun - 19 Jun

Royal Suite, 1 King Bed (Butler Service,Living & Dining Area)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, View (Butler Service)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, View (Imperial,Butler Service,Living Room)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed, View (Butler Service Garden or Courtyard v)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, View (Butler Service, View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam ratings based on 19 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Everyone (4) Couples (9) Business (2) Family (4) Friends (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Nov 2018

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6 Nov 2018 by Joep

It is a pleasure to learn that you have enjoyed your stay with us and we would like to thank you for your grading. We hope to be able to welcome you back to Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam in the near future.

5 out of 5

Perfect location and treat for my parents

Perfect treat for my parents, great hotel, staff and location

Posted by , from london on 24 Apr 2018

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24 Apr 2018 by Joep

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your parents recent stay with us. Your valuable feedback is much appreciated and we have shared these lovely comments with the team. It is our passion to provide all our guests a memorable experience and I am glad to learn that this time we managed this again.We look forward to welcoming you and your parents back to Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam in the future and hope to see you again soon.

5 out of 5

Lovely hotel with helpful staff

Enjoyed our short city break and was a pleasure to stay at this lovely hotel. The head bar man Dennis, knew his drinks and was very friendly, Only downside is having to chase the holding deposit which as yet has not been refunded back to my card!

Posted by , from amsterdam on 10 Dec 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Dec 2017 by Joep

First of all we would like to thank you for your recent stay at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam and mostly for reporting your observations to us. We consider your feedback as the most valuable tool to evaluate our services and improve ourselves where needed. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback, and we will share your comments with our team. We are certain that your feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. We will make sure to share your lovely comment about Dennis personally with him. We are very sorry to read that your deposit has not been refunded to your card yet. Sometimes it happen that there is a little delay in communication between us and your bank, so I assume that this will be refunded soon, if not you can contact the hotel directly by mail. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam in the near future.

5 out of 5

Fantastic get away

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

Posted by on 27 Aug 2015

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3 out of 5

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.

Posted by on 27 Aug 2014

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5 out of 5
Das Hotel ist jeden Franken wert!! Das Personal, das Zimmer, das Frühstück...alles verdient die Bestnote! Habe noch selten ein Hotel gebucht, das überall die Bestnote verdient! Kann das Hotel jedermann wärmstens weiterempfehlen. Schwachpunkte? Fehlanzeige!

Posted by on 3 Nov 2019

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7 Nov 2019 by Thijs

Dear Guest, First of all I would like to thank you for choosing Sofitel Legend The Grand during your recent trip to Amsterdam. Your kind words are truly heartwarming and will serve as encouragement to our entire team to continue to deliver excellence in service. We all hope to have the honor of welcoming you back to your home away from home in Amsterdam, should you return to the city in the near or distant future. With kind regards, Guest Relations at Sofitel Legend The Grand

5 out of 5
Perfekter Service, ein wirklich super 5*-Hotel, aufmerksames Personal, schöne Zimmer, ruhig gelegen und doch zentral, gut zu Fuss machbar

Posted by on 20 Sep 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Sep 2019 by Joep Beset - Duty Manager

Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful compliments here on Expedia regarding your recent stay with us. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay and especially the service, location and cleanliness of the room. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back soon at The Grand.

5 out of 5
Tolle Lage, sehr bequeme Betten, top Ausstattung, reichhaltiges Frühstücksbuffet. Sehr empfehlenswert!

Posted by on 21 Aug 2019

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27 Aug 2019 by Joep Beset - Duty Manager

Please allow us to thank you for your stay at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, and mostly for reporting your observations. Your feedback is very much appreciated and I will share them with the entire team. We hope to see you again soon at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam.

5 out of 5

Sehr schönes Hotel

Ideal direkt in der City. Im Bridges hervorragend gegessen. Sehr freundliches Personal. Hotel lässt keine Wünsche offen

Posted by on 14 May 2018

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14 May 2018 by Joep

I would like to thank you for choosing Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam and describing your experience on Ebookers, Expedia. Through the smallest details, we try to give each guest a memorable experience and I am pleased to learn that we have succeeded during your stay and dinner. I am pleased that we are able to provide a true five-star experience, also in our restaurant Bridges! We look forward to welcoming you back to Bridges in the future and hope to see you again soon.

4 out of 5

Cadre magnifique mais cher payé

Magnifique hôtel et belles prestations. Accueil chaleureux et personnel aimable. Prix de la chambre et du parking démesurés. A noter que le petit déjeuner et les taxes de séjour ne sont pas compris ds le prix attention aux mauvaises surprises au moment du paiement!

Posted by on 13 Apr 2016

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About the Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Location Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, Amsterdam, 1012 EX

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between 18 May and 31 May.

Property Features

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a sauna. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite business centre. Event space at this hotel measures 15069 square feet (1400 square metres) and includes conference centres. A fitness centre, spa services, and a library are also featured at the luxury Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam. Parking is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Amsterdam hotel.

  • 177 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 15069 sq ft of conference space
  • 1400 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1578
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol) (21.7 km / 13.5 mi)
  • Train station: Amsterdam Central Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Metro station: Dam Stop (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam offers 177 forms of accommodation with minibars and espresso makers. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. This Amsterdam hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a safe and a hairdryer. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Espresso maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Cots (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM and at the weekend from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Bridges – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. 1-star Michelin rating.

Oriole – Overlooking the garden, this bistro specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

The Flying Dutchman – On-site bar. Open daily.

Library 'Or' – On-site lobby lounge. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Boat tours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Sofitel SPA has 2 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 14 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 90.0 per night.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: EUR 25 per pet, per day
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmationService animals are exempt from fees.

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3.00 per person, per night, up to 21 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.
  • A 6.422 per cent city/local tax will be charged

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 39 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 70 per night
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 70 per night
  • Pet fee: EUR 25 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 90.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Amsterdam Grand Sofitel
  • Sofitel Amsterdam Grand
  • Sofitel Legend
  • Sofitel Legend Grand Amsterdam
  • Sofitel Legend Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend Hotel Amsterdam Grand
  • Accor The Grand Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam Sofitel
  • Sofitel Amsterdam
  • Sofitel The Grand Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam
  • Sofitel Legend Grand Amsterdam Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend Grand Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend Grand
  • Sofitel Legend The Amsterdam
  • Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Amsterdam
  • Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

  • Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveller Hot List.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQIA) guests.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.
  • Green Key (nogle)
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