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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No need to look around any since this hotel is just right for me. It's not far from the train, the staff is very friendly and helpful, the hotel is calm & delightful, the rooms are nice, and the restaurant is great. What more needs to be said?

Thank WayneRSam
Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the minute we arrived at the Karel V it was evident this was a 5 star hotel. All staff are welcoming and friendly. We were afforded an early check in at 12pm. All previous requests were accommodated, end of corridor rooms located near each other, cot in room etc. Our rooms in the main building were magnificent. Spacious with...

2Thank Chozz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the first time I came to this hotel and I am sure it will not be the last. Staff is extremely friendly, rooms are roooomy and clean. Coffee and tea can be made free of charge in the room and there are enough ammenities to get you through a weekend. Breakfast is one of the best of Utrecht I...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely room, lovely pool and spa and the location is perfect. Highly recommend staying in this hotel if you want tonne close (or in) the city centre. Not the cheapest place to stay in Utrecht but there isn't much else of a variety. Rooms are con

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time in Utrecht. It was a combination work-play break. We selected this hotel because of great reviews and a central location near the main rail station and close to the attractions such as the Dom tower. The accommodation was excellent. The food was quite superb both in the "Bistro" and the main restaurant Karel V. For...

Thank David W
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The welcome at the hotel was extremely friendly, and the staff was welcoming and servicable. After seeing the photos of the hotel rooms I had high hopes, unfortunately we weren't staying in the main building, and in our annex the rooms were rather standard. Also, the atmosphere in the main building compared to the annex was incomparable. I requested a...

Thank claudia034
Barbery, France
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We arrived at Hotel Karel V around 13:00 without reservation. When we asked to take a look for rooms available before deciding, we were offered 2 rooms to choose from: 1 in the main building & another one in the separate annex. We have chosen the one in the main building (room 313) & it was lovely - spacious with...

Thank Elaine C
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Really like this place: good enough service, incredible exterior and courtyard, not bas rooms. Im sure it is really good choice and i can advice it for couple or for business trip) Really nice hotel.)

Thank andelitaliya
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I booked a night at the hotel for my boyfriend and I. We had a meal booked in the Bistro that evening with family (the food was incredible), and then had a standard room for the night. Everything had a classy taste of luxury about it. The "standard" room was beautiful and so comfortable. Really worth the 5 star rating....

Thank Ali W
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We had three great days staying here. Friendly helpful staff, well maintained buildings, spotlessly clean spacious rooms with comfy beds. Nicely appointed bathroom with bath tub and shower. I loved this hotel and would love to return here. We didn't breakfast at his hotel as it wasn't included in. our rage and seemed quite pricy. Instead we had breakfast at...

Thank Lorrainezzzzzz

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel Karel V is a unique 5-star hotel in the historic centre of Utrecht. This is where medieval charm and modern luxury come together. The splendid complex of buildings and magnificent courtyard gardens dates from the 14th century and was reopened in 1999 after an impressive renovation. Where the knights of the Teutonic Order once resided, with Charles V and his sister Maria of Hungary among their prominent guests, these very walls now house: •121 exceptional rooms and suites, •Restaurant Karel 5 - Elegant Dining •Bistro Karel 5 - Casual Classic •Events Karel 5 - Inspired Solutions: 12 magnificent stylish function rooms where your meeting, congress, conference, product presentation, dinner, wedding or family party is guaranteed to be an outstanding, prestigious experience •a wellness centre with indoor swimming pool •10,000 m2 courtyard garden with a delightful terrace - the best kept secret in Utrecht Our enthusiastic staff will do everything to provide all you need for an unforgettable stay in a relaxed atmosphere. Central location Grand Hotel and Karel 5 is located in the heart of the historic centre of Utrecht, at walking distance from all the major sights and entertainment venues, with a view of the Dom, close to the Central Station and arterial roads. The hotel has its own car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht

Address: Geertebolwerk 1, 3511 XA Utrecht, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > Utrecht Province > Utrecht
Price Range: €150 - €245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht 5*
Number of rooms: 121
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“We had a room in the Roman building - quiet and no complaints”
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