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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.

Amenity highlights:

Enjoy exceptional fish & seafood dishes in the award winning restaurant Bridges or oysters and fish-tartars at the unique Raw Bar or find yourself in the enchanting private garden or Library O’r - exclusive hideaways to unwind and enjoy The Grand Afternoon Tea or sumptuous Cocktails.

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.


  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom scale
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bathroom TV
  • Blackout drapes
  • Bottled water in room (complimentary)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • CD player
  • Child care (in room, surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Designer toiletries
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - complimentary
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Makeup mirror
  • Minibar
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Rollaway beds
  • Slippers
  • Trouser press
  • Turndown service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Welcome amenities
  • Window opens


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:

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Room service

Number of floors: 5

Number of rooms: 166


Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
There are no room charges for children 12 and younger when staying in the same room as their parents or guardians.
Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guaranteed, and may incur additional charges.


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.


Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand features an indoor heated pool and a fitness center. Bicycles are available for rent (surcharge). The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golf - miniature
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental