A legendary, centuries-old favorite among international celebrities, royal families and Amsterdam’s elite.
At the landmark Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam, every guest will feel pampered with the hotel's “Legendary Services,” which encompass everything from butlers and carriage tours to royal breakfasts and grand boat excursions. The prestigious 177 guest rooms and suites are outfitted with every modern amenity a traveler could want, including espresso machines and complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access. Of note is the wide variety of in-house dining options. Lobster sandwiches and oysters are on offer at Bridges Raw Bar, while classic drinks are the specialty at the futuristic Bridges Cocktail Bar. For a traditional Dutch brown café experience, grab a beer at Bar de Vliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman), and to savor a unique blend of Dutch and French cuisine, make a reservation at the house restaurant, Bridges. Just a few of the drinking and dining establishments in the hotel, these venues are complemented by a selection of unique facilities, such as Library 'Or', where a rich collection of books covers subjects from local Dutch culture to French-inspired architecture. So SPA, the on-site spa facility, provides treatment rooms, a heated pool, a wet zone with Turkish steam baths, a relaxation room and a menu of internationally influenced treatments rooted in countries such as Indonesia, India, Japan, Austria and France. Sharing the spa’s sprawling two-floor facility, So FIT features Technogym Kinesis resistance training system equipment, cross trainers and bicycles, as well as complimentary bottled water, fresh fruit and Hermès amenities. For corporate needs, the hotel has more than 4,500 square feet of meeting space.