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Review of Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

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Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
Ranked #14 of 362 Hotels in Amsterdam
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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3 hotel reviews
“pure luxury”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

perfect service, very friendly and helpful staff. Amazing food. Rooms are spluuurrrrge. I had 2 kids with me: a 4 year old and 9 month old and they were very accommodating for my kids. They even gave my son a complimentary treat. great concierge service too and very centrally located-very convenient.

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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SofitelLegendTGA, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review, June 16, 2014
Wow, what a wonderful review of your stay at Sofitel Legend The Grand ! Thank you so much for your kind words about our hotel and the service.

Please rest assured that I will pass on your compliments to the entire staff.

We hope to soon welcome you back in The Grand !

With kind regards,

Denis Dupart
General Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

I would definitely recommend this amazing 5-star hotel in the very center of Amsterdam to anyone. It is absolutely one of the best 5-stars I have visited. Excellent service, Micheline- star food even for breakfast, very comfortable beds and great canal-views! What more could a traveler ask for. I loved the place and the room, we had lovely time sightseeing – everything is a walking distance from the hotel. The rooms are beautiful and very clean, w-fi works fast and you don’t even have to go looking for where to spend the evening – if you feel like staying in, there is a great bar in the hotel with very good service and drinks)

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

I have been in Amsterdam in june 2014 for trip it should be 4 nights but i cut it to 2 nights only!

I choose Sofitel as i read it has good location and its really good location .
But also i choose it as the rooms picture i saw it online for the hotel but the reality way different from what you see online ... The room very very small and not worth what you bid for it as the 20 m 461€ for every night without breakfast ... And what u get less than 20 m as the interior design so stupid to but steer and make the room more smaller .. Also the carpet to old and thirty .. The bed not comfortable...


Really i will not recommend it to any one sorry for all staff and manager there because they were so kind with us but the hotel should be 4 star and way less in what you bid for the room as what i choose not worth than 100€

Stayed June 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

I'm actually writing this review from my bed at Sofitel The Grand.. 3hrs away from a sad check out!
I stayed at The Grand for 4 nights (half work / half leisure) and i had an amazing time. The staff is always extremely friendly, happy and very well groomed with a great attitude. The room was superb, very spacious with everything you need and more, overseeing the main entrance courtyard, the breakfast was great, the food at The bistro was excellent.. And the Spa is small but beautiful.
A real luxury experience, Sofitel the Grand is one of the best hotel i ever stayed at.

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Dupart D, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review, June 15, 2014
Thank you for staying at the Sofitel Legend The Grand on your recent trip to Amsterdam. I am pleased to know that you find the hotel's location very convenient and that you enjoyed your room.

Thank you for recognizing our team, rest assured I will share your comments with all.

We hope to welcome you once again when the opportunity arises.

With kind regards,

Denis Dupart
General Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Totally modernized complex some dating to 16th century. Buildings surround two quiet courtyards on a bustling canal in heart of Old Amsterdam. Through American Express we were upgraded to a fabulous modern suite with every convenience imaginable. All staff were attentive and appeared to genuinely care for us. Concierge made dinner reservation at a first-rate restaurant (Oesterbar). Hotel has 1-star
Michelin restaurant (Bridges) that is top-notch but very expensive.
Amsterdam is one of the world's great walking cities and Grand is at a central starting point. We could not ask for more.

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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SofitelLegendTGA, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review, June 16, 2014
Thank you for staying at Sofitel Legend The Grand on your recent trip to Amsterdam. I am pleased to know that you find the hotel's location very convenient and that you enjoyed your room.

Thank you for recognizing our team, rest assured I will share your comments with all.

We hope to welcome you once again when the opportunity arises.

With kind regards,

Denis Dupart
General Manager
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

This hotel is a gem. It is absolutely gorgeous, with impeccable service and beautiful public spaces. The rooms are nice, with superb linens and lovely Hermes bath products. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat and recommend it to everyone.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Travelerkris
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SofitelLegendTGA, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review, June 13, 2014
Thank you for your incredibly kind words about our hotel and the service. Thank you also for the recommendation.

We hope to soon welcome you back in The Grand.

With kind regards,

Denis Dupart
General Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great Hotel well located - perfect service and team.
Very nice pool and great voiturier ( that's important in Amsterdam) and good advisors in the concierge team.
We had the perfect stay in this hotel enjoying our time in a very beautiful city

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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SofitelLegendTGA, General Manager at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, responded to this review, June 5, 2014
I am very glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will share your kind comments with the rest of the team and I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of them as we strive to provide a high quality of service to all of ou guests.

Thank you once again and we hope to soon welcome you back in The Grand.

Kind regards,

Denis Dupart
General Manager
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Property: Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197, 1012 EX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Red Light District (De Wallen)
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam 5*
Number of rooms: 177
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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