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Grand Hotel Karel V - Utrecht

5 star Hotel Utrecht

Geertebolwerk 1 - Utrecht

Price starting from 129.60

The Grand Hotel Karel V is a 5-star hotel located in the historic center of Utrecht, a 7-minute walk from Central Station. Built in the 14th century, the hotel is housed in the farm building and several wings of a former monastery. Several of the hotel's meeting rooms bear the names of emperors and other prominent historical figures who were hosted here.

Meals are served in the Michelin Star awarded Grand Restaurant Karel V, the Goeie Louisa Brasserie, and the Caves Caroli Bar, which is located in the medieval arched vault beneath the hotel. Its 13 conference and meeting rooms are equipped with audiovisual technology. Guests of the luxurious hotel have complimentary use the indoor pool, as well as the fitness and wellness facilities, including a sauna, steam room, and solarium which can be found in the Roman building.

Grand Hotel Karel V in Utrecht has a 24-hour reception desk, complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary newspapers, a computer station, dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, rain umbrellas, shoe shine, and an elevator (lift). Babysitting/child care services are available for a fee.

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.6 Excellent
Based on 10 hotel reviews © 2015

This is a very nice hotel in a lovely location. The staff were very friendly and h...

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Breakfast at Grand Hotel Karel V

A continental breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Facilities at Grand Hotel Karel V

  • Business Center
  • Meeting Room
  • Bar
  • Baby sitter
  • Laundry service
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Pets accepted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Multilingual staff
  • Newspapers
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Internet/Email services
  • Valet service

Know before you go

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • Children 14 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Check-in: after 2 PM.

Check-out: before noon.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same hotel / stay dates).

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: EUR 22.50 for adults and EUR 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 15 per night
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 51 per night
  • Pet fee: EUR 15 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 40 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • A 5 percent city/local tax will be charged

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

National rating

This hotel has received its official star rating from the Netherlands Tourist Board.










Grand Hotel Karel V reviews

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

an enchanting visit in a perfectly enchanting hotel

9.7 Outstanding!
  • July 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Austria

Splendid hotel in the heart of the city.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • September 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

9.3 Wonderful!
  • April 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Austria

7.2 Good
  • November 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Poland

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  • July 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

8.8 Excellent
  • December 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Belgium

9.9 Outstanding!
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Japan

9.2 Wonderful!
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Germany

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Room Details

Book your luxury accommodation at Grand Hotel Karel V, offering 121 guest rooms with climate control. Digital TV channels and pay movies provided in each room are great for unwinding at the end of a long day. Business travelers visiting the Utrecht area will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks and laptop-compatible safes.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers and hair dryers. Minibars and coffee/tea makers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Additional comforts include air conditioning.

A turndown service is available.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Pay-Per-View
  • Mini bar
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Grand Hotel Karel V

Cathedral of Saint Catherine - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Town Hall - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Dom Church - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Central Museum - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Dick Bruna House - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Neude - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Jaarbeurs Utrecht - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Railway Museum - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
New Galgenwaard Stadium - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Rietveld Schroder House - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Utrecht University - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Castle de Haar - 9.8 km / 6.1 mi
National Military Museum - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi
Park Soesterberg Airbase - 12.2 km / 7.6 mi
Piet Hein Marina - 13.3 km / 8.3 mi
The preferred airport for Grand Hotel Karel V is Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol) - 34.8 km / 21.6 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.

Transportation services Grand Hotel Karel V

  • Valet service