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Grand Hotel Karel V

Geertebolwerk 1, 3511 XA Utrecht, Utrecht

+31 302 337 461

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based on 3,032 reviews

About Grand Hotel Karel V, Utrecht

Value for money

A 14th-century monastery in central Utrecht. Grand Hotel Karel V was once home to medieval knights priests and emperors. Today it is one of the citys most surprising hideaways. Step into a monument that is set around the inner garden. Wander through heritage unwind in the spa and indulge in sparkling gastronomy at the foot of the famous Dom tower. The only 5 star property in Utrecht. With 121 luxury rooms, 2 restaurants and 13 venues. Taking care of you inspired by our historical DNA.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Solarium
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Newspapers
  • VIP room facilities
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toothbrush
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Dining table

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Cycling

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Grand Hotel Karel V

Attractions in Utrecht, Netherlands curated by momondo

Grand Hotel Karel V location: Geertebolwerk 1, 3511 XA Utrecht, Utrecht

Restaurants and Cafés

Het Zuiden Fish&Wine|Steak&Beer0.2 mi
Restaurant De Artisjok0.3 mi

Grand Hotel Karel V Reviews

ExcellentBased on 3032 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very friendly staff and perfect location! (in 165 reviews)
  • Very helpful staff Awesome breakfast (in 151 reviews)
  • Hospitable staff and good breakfast (in 121 reviews)
Cons -
  • "Dated and not clean room, no double bed and disorganized poorly stocked breakfast" (in 18 reviews)
  • Poor for a 5 Star Hotel (in 16 reviews)
  • Swimming pool seems bigger on the photos. (in 5 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 5 star hotels in Utrecht typically cost $202/night, but Grand Hotel Karel V is typically available for $181/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • Grand Hotel Karel V is 21.3 mi away from Amsterdam Schiphol. You can typically expect your drive time from Grand Hotel Karel V to Amsterdam Schiphol to be 1h 3min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • With parking available at Grand Hotel Karel V, you could always rent a car for as low as $28/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Utrecht. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Grand Hotel Karel V. The nearest airport to the hotel is Amsterdam Schiphol.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at Grand Hotel Karel V.

  • Yes, Grand Hotel Karel V does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Utrecht for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Utrecht guests staying in Grand Hotel Karel V is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Utrecht specifically look for hotels with a pool. Grand Hotel Karel V may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • The city center nearest to Grand Hotel Karel V is Utrecht, which is 0.3 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Dom Church Utrecht, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Grand Hotel Karel V, call +31 302 337 461.

  • Yes, Grand Hotel Karel V has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a fitness center available to Grand Hotel Karel V guests.

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