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Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Very good hotel, but wake up call at 07.00 a.m. when you have not ordered it and newspaper not at the door knob as ordered, takes down valuation. Excellent service with very friendly arrival proceedures.

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York, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2013

From the moment you see the statuesque Grand set back from the delightful hustle and bustle of cosmopolitan Amsterdam you can't help be feel like you are stepping off the earth. Discrete service without any unneccessities and a professionalism and courtesy from every member of the team means whatever weight of the world you may be carrying remains at the...

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Shoreview, Mn
Reviewed 7 October 2013

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Israel
Reviewed 5 October 2013

We chose to stay at the Sofitel Le grand in Amsterdam mainly because of it's perfect location in minutes walking distance from everywhere in central Amsterdam, as well as for the comfort and luxury we learned to expect from Sofitel hotels , after a great experience in London's St.James Sofitel. The next time we will be in Amsterdam, we will...

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Highland Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Checked in late at night due to a flight delay. Tv did not work, ac did not work and cordless phone was so low on battery that u could not get a dial tone. Hmm? The front desk responded immediately and was able to change our room but we wonder why so many things did not work. Room decor is...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Excellent hotell with very good location. We had a were nice upgrade to a suite upon our arrival and a very polite butler.But had a bad experience with the service having breakfast. After waiting for our orders for more than 40 minutes we gave up an left.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 2 October 2013

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Great location in the very centre of Amsterdam.The lobby and public areas are very impressive and the staff were attentive.Our room was small,bed comfortable,the bathroom was of a space saving design.Dinner in Bridges was good however when we decided not to have dessert we were promptly handed the bill.....we were actually still enjoying the remainder of our wine! I would...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 September 2013

I stayed here for 5 days and I must say compared to some of the other "big" names in Amsterdam, this is by far one of the best hotels. It oozes luxury, ambience is amazing, staff is super friendly and moreover location could not be more perfect. I must say it was an absolutely amazing experience. Every night, staff would...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I can't overstate how fine this place is. Reception very warm and friendly. Design of room coolest I have ever seen. Bathroom fixtures were awesome and I've never noticed fixtures in my life. Stone floor, stone sink, stone shower. Bed very comfortable. I did not want to leave.

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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: €267 - €532 (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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#6 Spa Hotel in Amsterdam
#7 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#8 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#8 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#10 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#24 Green Hotel in Amsterdam
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