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Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, , Amsterdam, Netherlands


Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam


Insider Tip

Located 200 m (219 yd) from the hotel, the Bloemenmarkt (flower market) is the only floating flower market in the world. Here visitors can browse an assortment of colorful flowers and purchase seeds and bulbs.

Hotel Overview

City center hotel
Set in a landmark building with 15th-century origins, this historic landmark hotel is 200 m (219 yd) from the Royal Palace and Dam Square.
French elegance combined with Dutch Heritage
Indulge in one of 177 luxurious rooms, including 52 well-appointed suites with a Sofitel MyBed, Hermes bathroom amenities, Nespresso coffee, airconditioning, flatscreen television and BOSE sound systems.
Spa, indoor pool
Enjoy ultimate relaxation in the SoSpa including heated swimming pool, sauna, hammam, massage treatment rooms and a fitness area with the latest facilities.
Property Location With a stay at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, you'll be centrally located in Amsterdam, within a 10-minute walk of Royal Palace and New Church. This 5-star hotel is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Theater Tuschinski and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Hortus Botanicus.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 177 guestrooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.
Amenities Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Dining Enjoy international cuisine at Bridges , one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 6:30 AM to 11:30 AM for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and express check-out. Planning an event in Amsterdam? This hotel has facilities measuring 15069 square feet (1400 square meters), including a conference center. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

What to expect:

From 1578 the building was frequently visited by legendary persons like the French Queen Maria de' Medici, Princess Royal Maria Stuart of England and William of Orange, ancestor of the present Dutch Royal family. The hotel, furnished with French elegance and grandeur, still welcomes a variety of prominent visitors, from the trendy Amsterdam elite to royal brides and famous international movie stars.


Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, , Amsterdam, Netherlands


AMS - Amsterdam Schiphol Airport



Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand offers 178 guestrooms and suites on five floors. Blending contemporary and classic décor, all rooms feature the Sofitel MyBedTM with mattress-top featherbeds, white non-allergenic down/feather comforters (bedspreads), knitted red-and-blue wool throws, and multiple oversized non-allergenic feather and foam pillows. Marble bathrooms include bathrobes, scales, telephones, hair dryers, and complimentary toiletries. Rooms are equipped with high-speed wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge), CD players, and satellite TVs with premium channels; DVD players are available on request (surcharge). Additional amenities include minibars, complimentary newspapers, and laptop-sized safes.


  • Free newspaper
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Minibar
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Linens provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Separate bedroom
  • Satellite TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Non-Smoking
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Pay movies
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Down comforter


Property Amenities

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam is located in the heart of Amsterdam, between two of Amsterdam’s most picturesque canals. As former Headquarter of the Dutch Admiralty and the previous City Hall of Amsterdam, the hotel exposes an immensely rich history of the city. The hotel features 177 luxury rooms including 52 suites. Bridges Restaurant serves dishes with an emphasis on seafood and fish, mostly Dutch organic produce with a French twist. Guests can relax at the SoSpa facility equipped with pool, sauna, hammam, gym and treatment rooms. The hotel boasts no fewer than 17 meeting rooms and banqueting halls in total (covering 1400square meters), 5 of which are listed as historical monuments and were taken into use when The Grand served as the Town Hall. All historical meeting rooms have natural daylight. Complimentary wireless internet is available throughout the hotel. The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:

  • Library
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1400
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Conference center
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Electric car charging station
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Free wired Internet
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15069
  • Fully fenced
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Year Built - 1578
  • Total number of rooms - 177
  • Number of floors - 5


Bridges Restaurant
The cuisine of Bridges forms a bridge between Dutch and French culinary traditions: Dutch fresh fish prepared with a French twist. Although the focus of the menu is fish, guests who enjoy meat or vegetarian dishes are also most welcome. Bridges has a solid position among the best restaurants of The Netherlands. Feel free to accompany the sommelier to the connected Vinothèque to taste from selection of award winning wines.
Library Or
This library, graced by a beautiful, eye-catching lamp with precious gold leaf inlay, is the ideal place to become acquainted with art and culture, or to relax in peaceful surroundings. Dotted around the open fireplace are comfortable sofas and deep armchairs, where one can relax and partake of The Grand Afternoon Tea Tradition.
Bar ‘De Vliegende Hollander’
A traditional Dutch brown café, serving an assortment of Dutch beers and snacks, alongside an extensive collection of whiskeys and spirits.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Nes - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
National Monument - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Amsterdam Dungeon - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Madame Tussauds - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Dam Square - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Royal Palace - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
New Church - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Nieuwmarkt Square - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Amsterdam Chinatown - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Body Worlds - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Rembrandt House Museum - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
University of Amsterdam - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Muntplein - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Kalverstraat - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Berlage Stock Exchange (Beurs van Berlage) - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi

The preferred airport for Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam is Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol) - 32.8 km / 20.4 mi

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