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The Grand Amsterdam, Sofitel Demeure Hotels

197 Oudezijds Voorburgwal
Amsterdam, 1012 EX, Netherlands
TEL: 31-20-555-3111

This historic Amsterdam building dates back to 1578 and served as a convent and City Hall before becoming the Grand hotel, and then Sofitel Legend in 2010. The Sofitel has 177 rooms and 52 suites—each individually designed—with colorful accents and white duvets. The Imperial Suites are named for noble persons, such as Maria de Medici (Queen Consort of France and second wife of King Henry IV), and come with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The hotel is home to several restaurants, including the Raw Bar, which serves oysters and lobster sandwiches; the Bridges, with a seafood-centric menu; and the De Vliegende Hollander, for Dutch beers and snacks.

Room to Book:

Superior Rooms may be smaller—at 322 square feet—but some of them still overlook the picturesque canals.

Insider Tip:

The hotel resides across Oudezijds Voorburgwal canal from the Stichting Het Parool Theater, which presents music, film, plays, and more.     


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking Available
  • Pet Friendly
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 177

Number of Suites: 52

Number of Bars: 2

Year Opened:



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