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Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 9 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed for the weekend and felt very well looked after! Very friendly staff, beautiful hotel, perfect location for sightseeing and shopping, comfy bed and tasty breakfast. We couldn't have asked for more and we would definitely return!

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

I am pleased to read you enjoyed your stay with us, here in The Grand, and we do hope to welcome you back in the near future ! Thank you for your wonderful review ! With kind regards, Denis Dupart General Manager

Paris, France
Reviewed 8 February 2014

I honestly can't say that I'm a fan of generic Sofitels, but the Grand Amsterdam is a different beast altogether. The hotel is perfect on so many levels: the decoration is very cool, the rooms are comfortable and the staff is amazing. I stayed for 2 days last week during the 2014 ISE convention and, although I'd pick a bigger...

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

It is a true pleasure to read your amazing review about your stay in The Grand ! Your positive feedback is much appreciated and I will definitely share it with the entire staff. I look forward to welcoming you back in Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam on your next trip to Amsterdam and I hope that at that occasion you...

Odessa, Ukraine
Reviewed 5 February 2014

The hotel situated is historical building of former city hall with quite and silent yard. There are walking distance to majority attractions of the city ( few hundred meters to Dam square ). The building is well maintained and absorbed the spirit of glorious history of this place. The breakfast hall is situated in the former assembly hall. It provides...

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay in Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam. We are sorry that your child suffered from an allergic reaction because of the feather bed. Please be advised that we will be pleased to prepare the bed with anti-allergic bedding and linnen when you decide to come back to us. With regards...

Canvey Island, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2014

This is a really lovely hotel, in an elegant building perfectly located to make the best of all that Amsterdam has to offer. The staff are friendly and courteous, they make every effort to remember you and call you by name, which in our case was incredible as we were only there for one night! We upgraded to a luxury...

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

It makes me really proud of the entire team here at The Grand when I read such a wonderful review. Through the smallest details we try to provide all our guests an unforgettable experience I will definitely share your lovely compliments with the staff. I hope to soon welcome you back in Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam. With kind regards,...

Poole
Reviewed 31 January 2014

This is an excellent hotel and one of the best Sofitel hotels we have stayed at in Europe. The the facade certainly lives up to the hotel's name "The Grand Amsterdam" and from the moment you walk in you are made aware that this is an establishment that specializes in high quality customer care. Our room was excellent with a...

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

What a wonderful review about our hotel ! I would sincerely like to thank you for your kind words. The Sofitel range of beds are called MyBed and are indeed super comfortable. Should you wish to have an equally comfortable bed at home, please contact us and we will give you the required information. I am sorry to read that...

Fife, Scotland
Reviewed 31 January 2014

We had a wonderful second stay here, this time with our 11-month old son. We stayed from the 29th of November to the 1st of December, to visit the Christmas markets and do a bit of Christmas shopping. The hotel is in such a fabulous location, only a short walk from Dam Square and central for a lot of restaurants....

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

I am happy to read you had a pleasant stay in our hotel. It is indeed through small gestures, such as the little chocolates and cakes for your son, that we try to make each stay for our guests extra memorable. Should you wish to come back to Amsterdam to do some Christmas shopping in December, we recommend you come...

Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

This was a very nice hotel. The room and view were great! I highly recommend this place. The location is prime. Be careful What direction you walk though! I wandered and saw some sites in this city.........folks were very helpful. Would stay here again.

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Indeed Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam is very centrally located, which gives our guests the opportunity to easily explore Amsterdam. Perhaps next time you are in Amsterdam and hopefully again staying in The Grand, you would like to rent one of our typical Dutch bikes. That way you can get around the city even easier. Thank you for your kind...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2014

My wife & I have just spent 5 wonderful nights at The Grand for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. From our arrival & all through our stay, all the staff in all departments were faultless. The cocoon of luxury is amazing, you never want to leave... Fabulous dinner in Bridges restaurant and just an overall feel of comfort makes this THE...

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

It is surely a pleasure to read that you had such a wonderful 25th wedding anniversary at The Grand. I am pleased that we were able to provide a true five-star experience, also in our restaurant Bridges! Indeed, we strive to create a memorable experience for every guest. We do hope to welcome you back on your next trip to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2014

This is a fabulous hotel! The service is exceptional, the room was lovely, the bathroom spacious and very thoughtfully appointed, and the bed was extremely comfortable. The Michelin starred restaurant, Bridges, was a real pleasure to dine in, both in terms of the food and the service. The location is good-- within walking distance or a short tram ride for...

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments complimenting our hotel. We certainly appreciated the opportunity to serve you and are delighted by your review ! Thank you for selecting The Grand for your stay and we hope to soon welcome you back. With kind regards, Denis Dupart General Manager

Knokke-Heist, Belgium
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Very good hotel , in the centre of Old Amsterdam. Very helpful staff at the desk. Rooms were spacious, modern, and very clean. A perfect place to discover Amsterdam by bike, rented trough the hotel. Not cheap, but worth it !!

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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about your recent stay in The Grand. Indeed, one of the best ways to discover the centre of Amsterdam is by bike; it is such an easy way to get around. I am glad that our typical Dutch bikes were an added value to your stay in Amsterdam. I hope to welcome you back...

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Staying in Red Light District (De Wallen)

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SOFITEL LEGEND THE GRAND AMSTERDAM.Furnished with French elegance and grandeur, the hotel welcomes a variety of visitors, from the trendy Amsterdam elite to royal brides or famous international movie stars. In each of the rooms, the restaurant, the hallways and the beautiful garden terrace, design and history captivate and seduce everyone into visiting. ROOMS & SUITES.Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam offers 177 spacious rooms, including 52 luxurious suites, amongst which 14 individually designed Suite Apartments: lodgings in 17th century canal houses. The rich history of the hotel is, as naturally, incorporated into the new architectural details in many ways. WELL BEING.Access to the relaxing SoSPA is complimentary for all hotel guests. It is the ideal place to unwind and pamper yourself. SoSPA houses an indoor heated swimming pool, a private Turkish steam bath, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, private treatment rooms and a SoFIT fitness area. INSPIRED MEETINGS.The 17 fully equipped banqueting and conference rooms, five of which are listed as historic monuments, provide the ultimate venue for meetings or conferences in Amsterdam. All rooms have natural daylight and are equipped with the latest technical facilities. BRIDGES RESTAURANT.The modern and trendy fish restaurant serves dishes with an emphasis on sea food and fish, mostly Dutch organic produce with a French twist. Bridges bar and lounge are the heart of restaurant, offering exclusive wines and vintage Champagnes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, 1012 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Price Range: $422 - $1,072 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam 5*
Number of rooms: 177
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Also Known As:
Sofitel The Grand Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam
Accor The Grand Amsterdam
Sofitel Amsterdam
Amsterdam Sofitel
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#7 Spa Hotel in Amsterdam
#7 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#8 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#8 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#13 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#24 Green Hotel in Amsterdam
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