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Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

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Saudi Arabia-Egypt
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Another awesome and elegant "Sofitel" hotel. It is "the" place to fully indulge. Service, food, rooms/suites, amenities, design, decor, quality, and every small detail that may come to mind-if your a perfectionist- Is way beyond 5 stars. The value added are the: Staff, whom are so cooperative and extremely friendly. Hotel Location is superb. This obviously is the result of...

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

Thank you for this amazing review on Tripadvisor. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed our hotel and it’s service and I will not fail to pass your kind words onto the entire staff. I hope to soon welcome you back in The Grand. Kind regards, Remco Groenhuijzen General Manager

Sheffield
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Just returned home after spending a long weekend in The Grand Sofitel Hotel. What a beautiful friendly hotel. The staff couldn't do enough. The service was excellent. There was nothing we didn't like about the hotel & the location was ideal. It was my sisters special birthday and I had made the hotel aware of this so when we arrived...

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

Many thanks for taking the time to leave your kind feedback following your recent stay with us at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam. Thank you for choosing The Grand for your sisters birthday weekend. I was delighted that you enjoyed the special birthday cake. I was really pleased that you enjoyed the service and that youalso liked the surroundings and...

Bournemouth, England
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Stayed in this hotel for 2 nights on business in July 2014. A fast 20 minute taxi drive from local Schiphol airport (25euros) helps you get a good introduction to the local area of cycle lanes, narrow cobbled streets, shops, bridges and the famous canals - utterly unique. The Grand is nestled in a quiet area by a canal and...

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

Did you know that the Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht is on the Unesco Wolrd Heritage list ? Thank you for your amazing review about your recent stay with us, at Sofitel Legend The Grand. I have passed on your kind words to my team and we look forward to welcoming you back once again in...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 July 2014

amazing hotel - the historical building is well kept, everything fresh and tidy. the amazing atrium has a quiet garden, which offers a quiet break from the city to enjoy drinks/meal. our room was of a decent size, it felt very bright and inviting thanks to the high ceiling. bathroom with lovely hermes amenities. a/c was working perfectly - efficient...

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

Indeed our inner garden is a ‘hidden treasure’ where one can relax, have a drink, lunch or dinner and get away from the busy city ! Thank you for your wonderful words about your recent stay in The Grand ! We hope to soon welcome you back. With kind regards, Remco Groenhuijzen General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 July 2014

My daughter and I spent 3 nights in this wonderful hotel. We chose the hotel based on the reviews it was given on Trip Advisor and it did not disappoint at all. The hotel is centrally located close to many attractions as well as a tram station. The staff and the service at the hotel was excellent. They are warm...

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

It is always so rewarding to receive a review like yours. I will definitely share your wonderful comments with the rest of the staff, especially the concierge department, as this will serve as an encouragement for the entire team ! Once again thank you for your feedback. I hope you will soon come back to Amsterdam and stay in The...

Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We stayed for 3 nights on a city break. Location very central and 5 minutes from Dam square. We ate in the Michelin restaurant where the food was ok but not brilliant; the waiters were very theatrical in their descriptions of the food that was more presentation than flavour. The room was comfortable and quite small as this is a...

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review on Tripadvisor. I am sorry to hear that you were not so satisfied with our restaurant Bridges. I will surely pass your comments about the food and the service on to our Restaurant Manager. I do hope however that we will be able to welcome you back to The Grand...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 July 2014

The Grand is probably, overall, the best hotel in Amsterdam. But it's frustrating to see that perfection is within reach and the management fails to achieve it. For one thing, the hotel locks the entrance at midnight, requiring guests to identify themselves over an intercom to gain entry. This is unnecessary. Have passkey entry or post a security officer. Simply...

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

First of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave such an elaborated review on TripAdvisor. The time and effort you took is very much appreciated. Your feedback is the kind that helps us to improve ourselves where needed in order to constantly deliver an excellent and flawless service. For example, next time we will...

NY, NY
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We stayed there for 3 nights on the first part of our honeymoon. We arrived early and our room was ready. They were so lovely and upgraded our room to a suite with a balcony. The room was gorgeous and large. The entire time we were there, the staff were extremely professional and helpful. We had a problem with our...

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

It is so kind of you to recommend our hotel. Also thank you for your wonderful comments regarding your recent stay in The Grand. I am truly delighted you enjoyed your stay. I do hope we shall have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. With my best wishes, Remco Groenhuijzen General Manager

Reviewed 17 July 2014

After having a bad experience at the Pulitzer, we checked into the Grand. The hotel is absolutely beautiful. The canal suites are spacious, luxurious and comfortable. The staff is incredibly friendly, helpful and a pleasure to talk with. The hotel is centrally located with great views. Very clean, modern: classy and charming. Amazing place!

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Thank you for your review. I was pleased to hear that you enjoyed Sofitel Legend The Grand. As you have so kindly mentioned The Grand is perfectly situated to take in the sights and sounds of Amsterdam with the shops and museums right on our doorstep. Whilst there is so much to see and do in Amsterdam, we believe that...

Belgium
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights in July 2014. Amsterdam is very busy any time of the year. The Grand - with its front and inner courtyard - is like a peaceful island in the city center. We stayed in a suite with a sitting room, seperate bedroom, spacious bathroom with shower, double sink, toilet, bath, seperate toilet,...

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

Fabulous reading! Thank you for the generous words. However I regret to read that you were not quite satisfied with the breakfast. I am also sorry we failed to arrange the requests on the butler form. Please rest assured that I have spoken with both department heads in order to avoid these kind of situations in the future. Thank you...

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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 

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Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, 1012 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Price Range: ₹ 18,670 - ₹ 33,215 (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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Sofitel The Grand Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam
Accor The Grand Amsterdam
Sofitel Amsterdam
Amsterdam Sofitel
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#7 Family Hotel in Amsterdam
#7 Spa Hotel in Amsterdam
#8 Romantic Hotel in Amsterdam
#8 Business Hotel in Amsterdam
#13 Luxury Hotel in Amsterdam
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