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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Dutch hotel close to the Royal Palace

Expedia Insiders' Select Winner 2015

Near Dam Square

Bordered by picturesque canals in the center of Amsterdam, this luxury hotel is a typical Dutch building with 15th-century origins and an ornate façade, 200 meters from Royal Palace and Dam Square.

Indoor pool, free WiFi

Guests at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Hotel can relax in the spa with its heated pool, whirlpool, Turkish steam bath, sauna and massages; sample the delights of an English afternoon tea in Library Or or surf the net with free WiFi.

Satellite television

The 177 guestrooms feature pastel decor, classic furnishings and black-and-white art deco bathrooms; all have satellite television, safes, bathrobes, and minibars. Wireless internet is available in all rooms and public areas. High speed wireless Internet is available at an additional cost.

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197 Amsterdam 1012 EX

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located between two canals in the heart of the city, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam boasts a rich history. Furnished with French elegance and grandeur, the hotel blends sleek design with five-star facilities, including 52 luxury suites with butler service and an indulgent spa. With the Michelin-stared restaurant Bridges, Amsterdam’s first raw bar, a vinothèque, library, and a brown café, this is the perfect spot for the discerning traveler to have a luxury stay in Amsterdam.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15069 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1400 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 19 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 17 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 177 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1578 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Separate dining area  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Espresso maker 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Separate bedroom 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Bridges - Michelin-starred French restaurant serving seafood and innovative Dutch dishes with fresh, organic ingredients. The Private Dining Room overlooks a Vinothèque with French and New World wines.

Bridges Cocktail Bar - This trendy Amsterdam bar offers classic cocktails, fine Gosset Champagne and wine flights selected by the hotel's sommelier.

The Flying Dutchman - Brown café offering refreshing draft beers and a range of malts and whiskeys served by knowledgeable bartenders. Also serves tasty pub food and snacks.

Bridges Raw Bar - The Netherlands' first Raw Bar serves fresh fish as oysters, carpaccios, tartars, lobster and seafood platters, prepared before your eyes by dedicated chefs.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Designed over two floors, the offers rejuvenating traditions from around the world where skilled therapists create an invigorating spa experience. SoSPA also includes an indoor pool with jetstream, hot tub, sauna, hammam, and SoFIT gymnasium.

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.
At check-in, you'll be asked to present the credit card you used to book your room.

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children under 11 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 90 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 25 per pet, per day
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same hotel / stay dates).

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 37.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 50 per night
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 50 per night
  • Pet fee: EUR 25 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 90 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Amsterdam Grand Sofitel
  • Sofitel Amsterdam Grand
  • Sofitel Legend
  • Sofitel Legend Grand Amsterdam
  • Sofitel Legend Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend Hotel Amsterdam Grand
  • Accor The Grand Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam Sofitel
  • Sofitel Amsterdam
  • Sofitel The Grand Amsterdam Hotel Amsterdam
  • Sofitel Legend Grand Amsterdam Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend Grand Hotel
  • Sofitel Legend Grand

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
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