SOFITEL LEGEND THE GRAND. . Nestled between two quiet canals in the historic city center of Amsterdam, near the Royal Palace and famed "Nine Streets," this 5-star hotel is a gentle stroll from Dam Square, the Van Gogh -Hermitage museum and Amsterdam's best shops and restaurants. Fro m Schiphol airport, Ring West exit S106, over Surinameplein, left on Overtoom, right on Stadhouderskade. Pass Rijksmuseum, left by Heineken, continue on Vijzelgracht, Muntplein, Rokin. After Munt Tower, right on Grimburgwal to Oudezijds Voorburgwal.