If it is your first time in Amsterdam, this is the place to be. Located in the heart of the city, walking distance from anything you might want to see or do, in a quiet alley just off one of the main canals. The property is beautiful and quite impressive, specially when it is lit at night.
Some people might be concerned about the hotel being so close to infamous red light district and the very many coffee shops, but that is one of the most well kept, well lit and well guarded areas of the city, so there is nothing to worry about.
Being a Platinum Le Club member, I was upgraded to a larger room, which was lovely. Two reasons why I wouldn't give the hotel top score:
1) Doube bed was in fact 2 single beds put together. That makes the middle of the bed extremely uncomfortable to lie on. And also, I found the mattress way too soft, which gave me a bit of back pain in the morning. But Sofitel MyBed is world famous, so I suppose it is a matter of personal taste.
2) There is a small TV on the bathtube and it was frustrating to realize it didn't work after preparing myself a nice bath and getting ready to relax from a long sightseeing day.More