15 March 2017
Sofitel Legend Amsterdam The Grand
Route to hotel
From Schiphol Airport it is possible to take a taxi or travel by public transport. By taxi it is approximately 20/30 minutes to the hotel and the ride should cost around €50. Every hour, five to six trains run to Amsterdam Central Station. It is a 15-minute ride. From the Central Station square, either take a taxi to the hotel (€10) or take tram line 4, 9, 16, or 24. Exit the tram at stop Dam Square (first stop). From Dam Square head east along the Damstraat. Cross the first bridge and turn right. You will find the entrance of Hotel The Grand after about 20 metres.
From the Central Station (10 minutes). From the main exit walk straight on over the square (Stationsplein). At the traffic lights go straight on towards the Dam. From Dam Square head east along the Damstraat. Cross the first bridge and turn right. You will find the entrance of Hotel The Grand after about 20 metres.
From the Central Station – From the station square take tram line 4, 9, 16, or 24. Exit the tram at stop Dam Square. From Dam Square head east along the Damstraat. Cross the first bridge and turn right. You will find the entrance of Hotel The Grand after about 20 metres.
From The Hague/Schiphol (A4)
Take ring road West (direction Zaanstad). Then take the exit Haarlem (S 103) and continue taking a right, direction Centrum. After approximately 5km you will see the Central Station at your left side. At the end of Central station (with a church on the right) turn right after the bridge. Turn right into the first street, Geldersekade; you will have the water on your right side. Continue until the Nieuwmarkt. Go left or right around the square and continue at the other side onto the Kloveniersburgwal, with the water on your left side. At the second bridge turn right into the Rusland and over the bridge straight on (St. Agnietenstraat) until you will have to turn right. You are situated on the Oudezijds Voorburgwal and will find the entrance of Hotel The Grand after 60 meters on your right-hand side.
From Utrecht (A2)
Near Amsterdam follow the direction Centrum. At exit S110 (just over the Utrechtse brug) turn right onto President Kennedylaan. This becomes the Amsteldijk, which you will follow till the T-junction at the bridge, where you will turn left. This is the S100 Stadhouderskade. Follow this until you see the Heineken Brewery on your left-hand side. Turn right here and go straight on at the roundabout. You are in the Vijzelstraat. Drive along this street until the end and continue at the Muntplein along the road to the left. You are at the Rokin now. Take a right turn at Rederij Kooij and go straight on into the small alley (Lange Burgsteeg). Over the bridge turn left onto the Oudezijds Voorburgwal and you will find Hotel The Grand after 100 meters on your right hand side.
From Amersfoort (A1)
Near Amsterdam follow the ring road Oost (direction Zaanstad), then take exit S114 and continue in the direction Centrum. Go through the Piet Hein tunnel and turn right keeping in the direction Centrum. At the second traffic lights turn left underneath the track (Kattenburgerstraat). Continue going straight on at the Prins Hendrikkade. After the T.P.G. Post building (at your right-hand side), at the Tower next to the water, turn left onto the Geldersekade (water at your right-hand side). Follow the above-mentioned route description from Schiphol/ Geldersekade from here.
By car From A8/A7 Noord Holland
Near Amsterdam follow ring road A10 direction Utrecht/Amersfoort and take exit S116. Turn right in the direction Centrum, going through the IJ-Tunnel. After the tunnel, immediately turn right, being at the Prins Hendrikkade, which you will follow. After the T.P.G. Post building (on your right-hand side) at the Tower next to the water turn left onto the Geldersekade (water on your right-hand side). Follow the above-mentioned route discription from Schiphol/ Geldersekade from here.
Sofitel Amsterdam The Grand has its own in-house parking facilities for a limited number of cars. Please contact the hotel to make a parking reservation in advance. The parking costs per hour are €6.50, with a maximum of €50 per 24 hours. Near Dam square (150m from the hotel) there is a large 24-hour car park called “De Bijenkorf”. The charge is €2 for 21 minutes (or part thereof) with a maximum of €52 per day.