Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht  5 stars

Geertebolwerk 1, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3511 XA  show mapSave
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Overview

The 5-star Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht offers quick access to bars, shopping centers and brasseries in the historical center of Utrecht. With accents of medieval architecture, the hotel was built in 1999 and renovated in 2008.

The hotel’s great location offers quick access to Grachtengebied, Slot Zeist and Thermen Houten. St. Catherine's Convent, Museum Speelklok and Dom Tower are 5 minutes away.

This unique hotel boasts close proximity to gardens.

10 minutes' walk to Utrecht Centraal train station. 15 minutes by car from Soesterberg airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 120 rooms featuring a minibar, a mirror and satellite TV as well as separate bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and slippers. They all have parquet floor and traditional furniture.

Eat

Every day an extensive breakfast is served in the dining room. The Grand restaurant offers excellent dishes.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 22.50 per person. 

Work

For visitors Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht offers conference facilities, audiovisual facilities and laptops as well as laundry, concierge service and 24-hour room service.

Relax

The on-site SPA facilities include a sauna, a steam room and Jacuzzi. Fitness classes, a gym are provided in the on-site fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is EUR 15 per day.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   121.

City Center Utrecht - 2300 ft
Airports Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS) - 21.5 mi, Rotterdam Zestienhoven (RTM) - 30.4 mi
Train Stations Station Utrecht Centraal - 2300 ft, Utrecht Centraal Station - 2300 ft
Bus stop - 700 ft
Restaurants Blauw (Cuisine: Indonesian) - 300 ft, Springhaver (Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Organic) - 300 ft
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Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Trouser Press
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Solarium
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Hammam
Room view
  • Bay view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Terrace
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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Executive Suite
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An extensively furnished and comfortable suite with a contemporary atmosphere. The suite features a separate sitting area, a work area with a desk and a conference table. Ideal for a stay of several days and exceptionally suited for use as a temporary office or a small meeting room.

Executive Single Room
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Would you prefer a room to yourself? Your Executive Single Room offers you a spacious queen-size bed for a well-earned night’s sleep. Thanks to the room’s pleasantly soothing interior, working at the desk couldn’t be more relaxed and comfortable.

Executive Double Room
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Are you travelling with two? The Executive Double Room offers a comfortable double bed. Or would you prefer two separate beds? No problem. Thanks to the room’s peaceful atmosphere and decoration, you are assured of a good night’s sleep. Have you still got work to do? Your room features an extra-large desk where you can work in peace.

Superior Room
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Are you looking for a truly classic, soothing environment? Your Superior Room is located in our monumental Napoleonic Wing. Enjoying a beautiful view of our Officer’s Garden or beautiful court garden, you are sure to relax to your heart’s content. Our Superior Room has a classic interior with cherry-wood furniture, an elegant wooden floor and a classic four-poster bed. The Superior Room on the Hotel’s top floors boasts an original carved wooden ceiling. Thanks to the size, this room allows for the placement of an extra bed. This means that it is also possible for three people to stay in this spacious room and enjoy its regal atmosphere.

Empire Suite
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A spacious suite, with a classic interior that is full of character. This suite distinguishes itself from the other luxury rooms with its separate sitting area in a cosy bay window and its king-size bed. An ideal option when you plan to stay with us for a number of days. Relax in the sitting area and enjoy the splendid view of our garden. This romantic suite is also perfect for a wedding night or a lovely weekend away. Thanks to its size, this suite allows for the placement of an extra bed. This means that it is also possible for three people to stay in this spacious suite and enjoy its imperial atmosphere.

Room facilities
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    Would you prefer a room to yourself? Your Executive Single Room offers you a spacious queen-size bed for a well-earned night’s sleep. Thanks to the room’s pleasantly soothing interior, working at the desk couldn’t be more relaxed and comfortable. Are you travelling with two? The Executive Double Room offers a comfortable double bed. Or would you prefer two separate beds? No problem. Thanks to the room’s peaceful atmosphere and decoration, you are assured of a good night’s sleep. Have you still got work to do? Your room features an extra-large desk where you can work in peace.

    Deluxe Room
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    Do you really enjoy a fine view? In that case, the Deluxe Room may be just the thing for you. Here you can look out over our lovely court garden or take in a unique view of Utrecht’s mediaeval Dom Tower. The room’s attractive setting will ensure that you can fully settle down. Several of these spacious Deluxe Rooms feature a unique second floor with a desk area and an extra flat-screen television.

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    Lovely light room features a bedroom with comfortable work desk area and a cozy sitting area as well as a convenient bathroom.

    Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht LocationWhat's nearby

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    • Grachtenfahrt in Utrecht
      2.5 mi
    Popular areas
    • City Center
      2000 ft
    • Vredenburg
      2000 ft
    Places of interest
    • Dom tower
      1000 ft
    • Dom
      1400 ft
    • Holland Casino Utrecht
      4600 ft
    Train stations
    • Utrecht Centraal Station
      2000 ft
    • Station Utrecht Centraal
      2000 ft
    • Station Utrecht Maliebaan
      2700 ft
    • Station Utrecht Overvecht
      1.6 mi
    • Station Utrecht-Lunetten
      1.8 mi
    Convention centers
    Amusement
    • Jaarbeurs Trade Mart Utrecht BV
      2700 ft
    Museums
    • Aboriginal Art Museum
      700 ft
    • The Dutch Coinmuseum
      5000 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Geldmuseum
      5200 ft
      Leidseweg 90, Utrecht
    • Rietveld Schroder House
      1.2 mi
      Prins Hendriklaan 50, Utrecht
    • Botanic Gardens
      2.1 mi
      Budapestlaan 17, Utrecht
    • Castle-Museum Sypesteyn
      7.3 mi
      Nieuw Loosdrechtsedijk 150, Nieuw Loosdrecht, Utrecht
    • Militaire Luchtvaart Museum
      7.5 mi
      Kampweg 120, Soesterberg

    Near the hotel

    • Aboriginal Art Museum
      900 ft
      Oudegracht 176, Utrecht
    • Museum Speelklok ( Nationaal Museum van Speelklok tot Pierement)
      1300 ft
      Steenweg 6, Utrecht
    • Dom Tower
      1500 ft
      Domplein 21, Utrecht
    • St. Catherine's Convent (Museum Het Catharijneconvent)
      1500 ft
      Nieuwegracht 63, Utrecht
    • Centraal Museum
      2100 ft
      Nicolaaskerkhof 10, Utrecht
    • Dick Bruna House
      2200 ft
      Agnietenstraat 2, Utrecht
    • Louis Hartlooper Complex
      2500 ft
      Tolsteegbrug 1, Utrecht

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Blauw

      75% likes this, based on 100 reviews
      Cuisine: Indonesian
      Price Range: USD 26 - USD 176

      300 ft
      Springweg 64

      Phone: +31 30 2342463

    • Springhaver

      70% likes this, based on 58 reviews
      Cuisine: International, Vegetarian, Organic, Dutch
      Price Range: USD 15 - USD 22

      300 ft
      Springweg 50

      Phone: 030-231 37 89

    • Karel V

      61% likes this, based on 25 reviews
      Cuisine: French

      200 ft
      Geertebolwerk 1
    • Rhodos

      60% likes this, based on 25 reviews
      Cuisine: Greek

      700 ft
      205 Oudegracht
    • Restaurant Luce

      76% likes this, based on 33 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian, French
      Price Range: USD 38 - USD 148

      800 ft
      Visschersplein 75

      Phone: +31-30-2333008

    Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht

    Average guest rating

    8.4
    out of 10
    Exceptional
    Based on 131 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Dining
    9.0
    Location
    9.0
    Rooms
    8.8
    Service
    8.0
    Value
    8.2

    Individual guest reviews

    • Older travelers

      The staff were excellent, nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was a real treat and the Brassiere was superb, couldn't fault it. We had the 4 course meal with wine for each course, delightful!

      If the pool was bigger it would have been perfect.

      • Average rating
        9.6
    • Older travelers

      Very friendly, helpful and welcoming staff. Any requests were dealt with efficiently. Felt that nothing was too much trouble. Bedrooms/bathrooms what you would expect from 5* hotel - clean, well equipped etc. Public areas very well presented. Baskets of fresh fruit all around the hotel for guests' consumption was a particularly nice touch.

      The buffet breakfast seemed overpriced at 20 Euro per person and could only be described as 'luxurious' as on the hotel menu if you paid extra for the 'a la carte' version which included blinis with caviar. Buffet breakfast on the p&o ferry at around £10 per person was superior with greater variety of food to choose from than that provided in the hotel - not really what was expected from a 5* establishment

      • Average rating
        8.8
    • Single

      Absolutely everything I liked. Stay there and you only will confirm my words.

      • Average rating
        8.8
    • Group of friends

      Great stay, efficient/professional staff, beautiful surrounding, nice room.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Single

      pleasant garden and wellness centre and room service and good facilities in room - shower, bathroom etc

      the photographs of the pool in the brochure are misleading - it is the size of a pocket handkerchief

      • Average rating
        9.2
    • Single

      Wonderful room, decent spa, good breakfast. Great location.

      Room service menu very limited after 10:00 PM. Front desk did not have my reservation that I booked through Booked.net when I arrived.

      • Average rating
        9.2
    • Single

      Nice hotel, the best you'll find in Utrecht.

      Staff is very Dutch, clumsy when it comes to service... But overall friendly. Too bad about the guy who checked me out, he was just grumpy/rude for no good reason.

      • Average rating
        5.0
    • Older travelers

      Excellent hotel, Big and Nice rooms, and the food from the Brasserie was superb.

      The pool área was dirty.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Family with children

      Champagne breakfast is a plus, comfort of the room and the spa.

      The building looks like hospital.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Single

      Friendly people, excellent location and atmosphere. Breakfast was extremely good. All in all a place I would like to return to.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Group of friends

      A very professional and warm welcome - superb service and first class amenities. A pleasure to stay at this excellent hotel.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Older travelers

      This hotel is amazing and very centrally located. The restaurant serves 5-star quality food, as does the brasserie. Breakfast is also a treat. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Older travelers

      I like the service and breakfast. I love the comfort and warm feeling of the hotel

      • Average rating
        9.2
    • Couple

      The luxury room, had the most comftable bed ever! and the wellbeing centre was fantastic

      Breakfast was very disapointing, for 20 euros each

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Family with children

      Location is a plus, close to the train, historical areas and shopping all within easy walking distance.

      The beds aren't all that comfortable.

      • Average rating
        9.2
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