Grand Hotel Karel V - Utrecht

Geertebolwerk 1, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3511 XA  show map
 5 stars
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Grand Hotel Karel V - Utrecht

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

EUR 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Turkish bath

Solarium

Spa & wellness centre

Overview

Located in the center of Utrecht within a 10-minute walk of Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Grand Hotel Karel V is a 4-story hotel offering 121 non-smoking rooms. An example of medieval architecture, this hotel was opened in 1999 and was fully restored in 2008.

This quiet venue is situated 300 meters away from Aboriginal Art Museum . The property is in a 10-minute walk to Utrecht city center.

This hotel is set in a business area next to convention centers and banks.

Grand Hotel Karel V is within a 40-minute drive to Amsterdam-Schiphol airport.

Rooms

Grand Hotel Karel V features rooms with a soothing interior that come with complimentary wireless internet, a mini bar, central heating, TV and a DVD player for a pleasant stay in Utrecht. The hotel offers a splendid view over the tower. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, a dryer and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

An extensive breakfast is served daily. The traditional restaurant offers fresh local cuisine. At the renowned terrace bar guests will enjoy a selection of tea, coffee and cocktails. Serving an array of dishes, Blauw and Springhaver are 100 meters away.

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

Services

The hotel offers currency exchange, a safety deposit box and a newspaper stand and such services as 24-hour reception, laundry and shoe shine.

Relax

Grand Hotel Karel V provides babysitting and cots for children. Active guests will benefit from a gym and a fitness center available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at EUR 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   121.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Cycling

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Geertebolwerk 1, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3511 XA

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City Centre
  • Utrecht
    2300 ft
Airports
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
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    121

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Rooms and availability

Grand Hotel Karel V photos Room Room
Standard Wing Room
  • Room size:

    280 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Karel V photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Room size:

    280 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

A spacious room with luxury bedding, a large work desk and private bathroom facilities including a separate bath tub.

Classic Wing King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Radio
Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Trousers press
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Junior Suite

Grand Hotel Karel V photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Double Room
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

These individually, classically decorated rooms come with a traditional four-poster bed, wooden flooring and cherry-wood furnishings.

Grand Hotel Karel V photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Suite
  • Room size:

    435 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Karel V photos Room
Deluxe Double Room
Garden view
  • Room size:

    315 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Single Room (Double bed)

Deluxe Tower Double Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Luxuriously decorated rooms with flat-screen TV, luxury bedding and views of the courtyard garden or the Dom Tower.

Grand Hotel Karel V photos Room Room
Deluxe Split-Level Wing Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Karel V photos Room Room
Deluxe Wing Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Karel V photos Room Executive suites
Executive King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Trousers press
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Karel V photos Room Executive suites
Executive Suite
  • Room size:

    650 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Radio

Grand Hotel Karel V Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center2000 ft
  • Vredenburg2000 ft

Places of interest

  • Utrecht University1000 ft
  • Dom1400 ft
  • Hoog Catharijne Shopping Centre1700 ft
  • TivoliVredenburg2000 ft
  • TIAS School for Business and Society2000 ft
  • Beatrix Theater2300 ft
  • Conference Center Vredenburg2300 ft
  • 50 Plus Convention2300 ft
  • Conference Center Domstad4300 ft

Train stations

  • Utrecht Centraal Station2000 ft
  • Utrecht Centraal Station2000 ft
  • Station Utrecht Centraal2000 ft
  • Utrecht Maliebaan Station2700 ft
  • Station Utrecht Maliebaan2700 ft
  • Utrecht Overvecht Station1.6 mi
  • Station Utrecht Overvecht1.6 mi

Convention centers

  • Meeting Plaza Utrecht1700 ft
  • Jaarbeurs Utrecht2300 ft

Amusement

  • Jaarbeurs Trade Mart Utrecht BV2700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Dom tower1000 ft
  • Holland Casino Utrecht4600 ft

Museums

  • Aboriginal Art Museum700 ft
  • Museum Speelklok1000 ft
  • Central Museum2000 ft
  • Museum Starwatch Sonnenborgh2300 ft
  • Railway Museum2700 ft
  • The Dutch Coinmuseum5000 ft

Theaters

  • Stadsschouwburg Utrecht2700 ft

Local attractions

  • Rietveld Schroder House1.2 mi
    Prins Hendriklaan 50
  • Slot Zuylen3.3 mi
    Tournooiveld 1, Oud-Zuilen Gemeende Stichtse Vecht
  • Castle-Museum Sypesteyn7.3 mi
    Nieuw Loosdrechtsedijk 150
  • Botanic Gardens 2.2 mi
    Budapestlaan 17
  • Slot Zeist5.0 mi
    Zinzendorflaan 1

Near the hotel

  • Aboriginal Art Museum 1000 ft
    Oudegracht 176
  • Museum Speelklok1300 ft
    Steenweg 6
  • Canals area1500 ft
    UtrechtThe Netherlands
  • Nijntje Museum2100 ft
    Agnietenstraat 2
  • Dom Tower1400 ft
    Domplein 21
  • Museum Catharijneconvent 1400 ft
    Lange Nieuwstraat 38
  • Central Museum2100 ft
    Nicolaaskerkhof 10, Utrecht

Restaurants nearby

  • Blauw300 ft

    Address: Springweg 64
    Phone: +31 30 2342463

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

  • Karel V200 ft

    Address: Geertebolwerk 1

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

  • Restaurant Luce800 ft

    Address: Visschersplein 75
    Phone: +31-30-2333008

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

  • Springhaver300 ft

    Address: Springweg 50
    Phone: 030-231 37 89

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

  • Rhodos700 ft

    Address: 205 Oudegracht

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

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    121

Hotel Awards

DutchHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedUtrechtGrand Hotel Karel V

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Best Spa Hotels in Netherlands

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Grand Hotel Karel V Reviews

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

Average guest rating

8.6out of 10
Superb
Based on 402 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    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.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    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

  • Single
    8.8

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

  • Group of friends
    10.0

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

  • Single
    9.2

    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

  • Single
    9.2

    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.

  • Single
    5.0

    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.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

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

    The pool área was dirty.

  • Family with children
    10.0

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

    The building looks like hospital.

  • Single
    10.0

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

  • Group of friends
    10.0

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

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    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.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

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

  • Couple
    10.0

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

    Breakfast was very disapointing, for 20 euros each

  • Family with children
    9.2

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

    The beds aren't all that comfortable.

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Hotel Karel V - Utrecht Utrecht location
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Hotel Address:

Geertebolwerk 1, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3511 XA

Get directions
City Centre
  • Utrecht
    2300 ft
Airports
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
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    121

Hotel Awards

DutchHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedUtrechtGrand Hotel Karel V

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Netherlands

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