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Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Greetings from amsterdam I have just checked in Tuesday afternoon which was very swift and early. I arrived around 1pm and was checked in by a very nice lady it took around a couple of minutes. I then was escorted to my room which they upgraded to a canal view thanks a lot by a very very nice gentelman Mr...

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

From arrival through to departure the quality of the hotel as well as the professionalism & courtesy of the staff is simply great> A must place to stay & the location is the best. 3 mins from Dam Square.

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Remco G, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time out to review your recent stay with us. I am absolutely thrilled to learn of your excellent experience, in particular that you found the professionalism & courtesy of the staff simply great. I will be sure to share your fantastic comments with the whole of the team. We look forward to welcoming...

Fairfield, CT
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're a light sleeper and need total silence, this is the place for you. No street noises whatsoever; elevators are enclosed behind glass doors so no sound, however slight, can disturb your night's rest. Super-comfortable beds; heavy blackout drapes. Fresh, trendy decor, always a little sweet waiting in the lobby when you return at the end of the day....

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Remco G, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely review about your recent stay with us at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam. I am thrilled to hear that you had a fantastic stay; in particular I am delighted that you found my staff and our service exceptional. We pride ourselves on our customer service, so it is...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on a girls trip to Amsterdam. The hotel was nice, we had twin room which was fine. Nice bathroom and not a bad size. They had a nice spa with a small pool which we used after a hard days shopping and also had a massage each. Mine was excellent although my friends was not. We ate in...

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Remco G, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your experience on Tripadvisor. Although I am glad to read that you overall had a pleasant stay, I am disappointed to learn about the issue at check-out. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused. Please rest assured that we will act upon your feedback and make sure to improve...

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially had a 3-night stay booked early in November, but extended to 5 nights partially because this hotel is simply wonderful. Elegant, well maintained old building in a great location very near the center of old Amsterdam. Superb, professional staff throughout the hotel. All services provided with class and genuine friendliness, especially the concierge who was very helpful. Not one...

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Remco G, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely review about your recent stay with us at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam. I am thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful stay; in particular I am delighted that you found my staff and our service genuine and flawless. We pride ourselves on our customer service, so...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed at a number of Sofitel hotels around the world and the one in Amsterdam did not disappoint. Although I only stayed a very short time, the location was lovely , service impeccable and the room although small, well designed, with good bathroom etc. Excellent sleep quality as always; no noise in the middle of the night and...

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Remco G, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! I am thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay and thought the service was inpeccable I do hope to welcome you back in the near future. With kind regards, Remco Groenhuijzen General Manager

msterdam
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel is in the middle of the red light district. However if you are inside you have no idea that you are staying in the heart of Amsterdam. The place is very clean. The interior is a little bit " old school" like carpets on the floor from 1967! Try the restaurant. Tip; Pumpkin soup with...

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Remco G, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. With kind regards, Remco Groenhuijzen General Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at this hotel simply could not be nicer. Without exception they are welcoming, and have an unforced helpfulness. I had an issue with my room the first time I stayed. It was above a storeroom or kitchen entrance and deliveries began at 7am and were noisy. I was really fed up about this because I'd planned to sleep...

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Remco G, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review on TripAdvisor. I am happy to read that overall you enjoyed your stays at The Grand, but I was disappointed to hear that you had issues with your room the first time you stayed with us. I am glad however, that you are so positive about the service....

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel smells beautiful as you walk in, the staff are dressed very smart and there is certainly the sense of grandeur to the place on arrival.We had a junior suite which was fabulous and spacious. The bathroom was amazing with 2 sinks and a large tub in the middle. The bed was big and soft, very luxurious. They left...

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Remco G, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your lovely review of your stay at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. However, I am disappointed to read about the mishaps with the roomservice. Please rest assured that I will discuss this with the responsible manager. Once again, thank you so...

sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sofitel Legend in located near to everything in central Amsterdam. Renovated in an historic building, the facilities are 1st class. The rooms are a good size and our bathroom was excellent - in three parts with a separate shower not always found in Europe. The bed is superb, the furnishing are all top quality as are the bathroom accessories....

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Remco G, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your experience on Tripadvisor. Your feedback is very much appreciated and I will share them with the entire team. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! With kind regards, Remco Groenhuijzen General Manager

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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: ₹ 19,448 - ₹ 38,388 (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
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Amsterdam
#7 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#8 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#8 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#10 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
#24 Green Hotel in Amsterdam
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