The Grand Amsterdam for Generations of Family
The Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam with its recognizable 17th century style entrance on a canal, is one of the 5 star luxury hotels, a treasure in the heart of Amsterdam’s beautiful and historical centre. The history of Amsterdam is reflected in the past and present of this building known by the people from Amsterdam as The Grand.
Many Amsterdam couples have chosen this legendary place to tie the knot because of the history that comes with it. Sometimes it’s generations that got married here. People fancy this venue in particular because their parents got married here or maybe even their grandparents.
The Grand Amsterdam for Royal Weddings
Not only the Amsterdam inhabitants got married here, even Royals have chosen The Grand for their wedding. The former Queen, now princess Beatrix, married in the Council Chamber in the Grand in 1966. This year on the 10th of march 2016 that was exactly 50 years ago.
The Grand Amsterdam History and Style combined
A hotel right in the huzzle and buzzle of Amsterdam society, The Grand Amsterdam was built on the site of the Convent of St Cecilia (1400), it was home to the City Council from 1926 untill 1988. So you can only imagine the number of weddings that took place in this building. The Marriage Chamber with it’s colourful windows is where your marriage can take place. But their are several options available depending on the size of your group. You could also go for the council chamber that was built in 1924 as the headquarters for Amsterdam’s city and where the Royal marriage took place.
The Grand Amsterdam for Luxury
Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam offers five star luxury in a unique Amsterdam and historical ambiance. The hotel welcomes a variety of national and international guests all year round, from the famous movie stars, royal brides to savy travellers who know how to enjoy life. In each of the rooms, the restaurant, the halls and the beautiful inner garden, history and luxury captivates and seduces everyone into visiting more then once. We absolutely love a wedding at The Grand Amsterdam and suggest that you combine it with a boat tour for you and your guests. And make sure that you will spend your honeymoonnight in one of the amazing suites. When you still can’t get enough of this romantic place when you wake up in the morning you can choose a super special breakfast on the balcony of the marriage chamber. For just the two of you.