Notification arrival directions:

Please be aware that on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays between 22h00 and 06h00 a road barrier with an automatic rising bollard, blocks the access to Rusland – the connecting street to Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam. This rising bollard can be remotely controlled by The Grand. Please inform us on the license plate number of the vehicle that needs to enter the area prior to your arrival and we will make sure it is registered and allowed to access the area.

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Notification prepaid bookings:

Kindly note that for all prepaid bookings, the original credit card used is to be presented upon check-in.

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Legendary Services

Legendary Services

Afternoon TeaAfternoon Tea

The Grand serves the best Afternoon Tea in Amsterdam. Luxurious, elegant– and perfect every day. Daily between 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM; with or without a glass of champagne. If the weather permits, the garden terrace can also be used as a delightful retreat to enjoy The Grand Afternoon Tea in a peaceful and luxury surrounding.

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  • The Grand Afternoon Tea consists of an étagère featuring a host of delicacies such as a selection of delicious crostini, traditional scones from our very own bakery, served with jam, lemon curd and - fittingly – genuine Devonshire clotted cream. And, of course, a fine selection of handmade pastries. Our ambassadors are on hand to introduce guests to a range of delicious tea varieties from exotic corners of the earth from Newby Teas.

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ButlerButler Service

Butler Service is provided to the dedicated guest from the moment the reservation is being made. It offers exclusive services such as preparing the suite according to the wishes of the guest, a personalized rooming, (un)packing of suitcases, presenting of 'pillow menus' and 'bath rituals' etc.


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  • The butler provides a unique and direct line between the guest and the services offered by the hotel, as in rentals of cars and limousines, bicycles and chariots, laundry and shoe polishing, reservations in restaurants and clubs, excursions and tours, anything to make the stay in our hotel the most comfortable and memorable as possible.
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Daily Hotel TourDaily Hotel Tour

Discover The Grand by taking a private tour, specially organized for our hotel guests, throughout the hotel and learn all about the rich national Dutch history from Convent to City hall, from Admiralty to Legendary hotel.


  • We offer guided tours for our hotel guests explaining the functions, working methods and composition of The Grand, as well as the history and architecture of the hotel building and surroundings.
  • The private tour takes place every day at 11am. We would like to welcome you in the library on the ground floor. In order to register for the tour you can contact the Guest Relations department.
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FloristFloral Boutique

Flowers add beauty to any thoughtful occasion and grace to every special event. The Floral Boutique, situated on the ground floor, creates floral arrangements, bouquets and special gift baskets which can be ordered and delivered directly to the guest's room.


  • If you are looking for something that is distinctly unique, you can customize your own personalized gift basket for that special someone.
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Horse CarriageHorse Carriage

Discover Amsterdam’s hidden treasure’s in a horse driven carriage through the historic inner city.


  • Contact our Concierge for a 45 minute tour or a carriage-taxi drive to your favorite museum. Step up right here on our Courtyard!
  • Carriages always air a sense of grandeur and history which is very complementary to our own legendary past.

  • The guests can enjoy:
  • - A tour through the city
  • - A picnic experience with culinary surprises
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Room ServiceRoom Service

The 24-hour Room Service caters to those guests who wish to dine in privacy. Discover international cuisine and specialties while dining undisturbed.


  • If a long day of meetings or touring the city has you in the mood to relax in the comfort of your room place an order from Room Service. This option is available 24 hours a day and features a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner selections that will be delivered to your door quickly.
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Romantic Private DinnersRomantic Private Dinners

Our unique Marriage Chamber First Class and its private balcony overlooking the garden terrace is the ultimate location to celebrate your wedding or anniversary in a lovely romantic setting.


  • Romantic Private DinnersAn intimate dinner. The Grand transforms into one of the most romantic places in Amsterdam. Step outside on to the balcony and you feel worlds away from everyday life as the night sky sparkles.
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Romantic Private DinnersRoyal Breakfast

An exclusive breakfast experience on the balcony of the Marriage Chamber overlooking the beautiful award winning garden terrace surrounded by historical walls. "If only these walls could speak".




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The Grand Bike ToursThe Grand Bike Tours

The nicest and most Dutch way to explore Amsterdam is by bike! Pick up your bike at the Concierge and paddle along the canals to the Vondelpark and discover parts of Amsterdam, not accessible by bus or boat.


  • The Grand Bike Tours
  • - Regular rental
  • - Specific tours
  • - Picnic
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The Grand Boat ToursThe Grand Boat Tours

Amsterdam's breathtaking beauty can be best explored from the water. Enjoy an unforgettable private cruise on a classic saloon boat in or around Amsterdam. Sailing over the narrowest canals of the old Amsterdam area 'de Jordaan', through the heart of the red-light district with its canal-side houses.


  • The Grand Boat Tours
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Valet ServiceValet Service

We offer valet parking 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


    Upon your arrival at The Grand, guests will be greeted by the most hospitable staff anywhere and receive a famous warm welcome.
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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197 
t. (+31)20/5553111
f. (+31)20/5553222

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