29 Jun '11, 4pm

The First Sofitel Legend in Europe opens in Amsterdam

The First Sofitel Legend in Europe opens in Amsterdam

Sofitel has opened the first European outpost of its ultra-luxury Legend brand in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The French-owned luxury label inaugurated the Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam last week, marking the end of a two-year refurbishment. Sofitel has transformed the property into a hotel to compete with the Dutch city’s original grande dame, The Amstel, run by InterContinental . The revamp has juxtaposed “ultra-contemporary designer guestrooms and suites” with the centennial halls of the property, which has a rich cultural heritage and served as the venue of the civil wedding of the Netherlands’ Queen Beatrix. ‘Ultra-contemporary’ includes accessories such as Nespresso machines and walk-in rain showers for the 177 rooms, while the 52 suites also feature upgraded amenities such as BOSE audio systems and butler service. Food-wise, the hotel includes the Netherlands’ ...

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