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Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Geertebolwerk 1, 3511 XA Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Ranked #2 of 21 Hotels in Utrecht
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Due to work reasons I had to spent almost 6 months in the hotel and I only have good things to say. The staff was very friendly, the hotel was quiet, relaxing and the rooms were big (which is very important when it becomes your second home). To me it is by far the best hotel in Utrecht.

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27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stay in this very nice hotel, old building that has been updated with style. Standard bedroom felt anything but standard, food excellent, service helpful, surroundings beautiful. Utrecht is wonderful and the hotel is in the heart. Don't bother with the front (major rebuilding roadworks in progress) instead have a drink in the rear courtyard before wondering out into the... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With its easy access and parking, this hotel is perfect for a weekend getaway by car. The impressive park is a true oasis in the middle of the city, which you can access through the back entrance in a minute's walk--literally! Staff was friendly and helpful, and the room we had was clean, spacious, and tastefully decorated to match the... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Karel V is a five star and well deserved. In a historic building, it is a quiet oasis in the city with excellent service, wonderful room, delicious food.... Everything was just perfect. I was there on a research workshop, but it suits perfect also for leisure trips. Located in historic downtown, a few minutes from the train station with frequent... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just returned from a business event at this hotel I am glad to report that the hotel staff were exceptional and polite. The Hotel is well located and has lovely grounds. I stayed in the Roman Villa complex and had a couple of good nights sleep although I did encounter significant amount of hair stuck to the wall of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although a grand hotel it has only in the last 20 years become so. It has been transformed in recent years to a 5 star hotel. The reception and the staff were superb and the room large well equipped and nicely decorated. We didn't eat in the restaurant which did seem very highbrow though we never tried it. The hotel... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel after a wedding party. Although we live in Utrecht, we wanted to treat ourselves and stay in town, close to our party venue. Karel V is the only 5 star hotel in Utrecht, it's conveniently located in the city centre, close to the Canals. The decoration of the hotel is rather classic and the rooms... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a historical complex of charming buildings which surround an internal courtyard. Rooms are big, well furnished and big rwindows allow so much light to enter. One more favourable point - considering the Duch humid/cold weather most part of the year - is that heating system works incredibly well in the rooms! Breakfast was assorted and tasty. It's maybe... More

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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109 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a two night weekend stay in a classic room in the Roman wing. The hotel is an easy walk from the Utrecht Centraal station and the hotel website provides helpful directions to reach it from there. The hotel is an attractive mix of buildings, old and new. We stayed in the new Roman wing, and had a very... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed in this hotel but as we did not knew what to expect we decided to take one night in this hotel. The first impression of service was something above expectations. Friendly staff and helpful, what else would you want. We got our room in the roman wing which we we brought to by the hotel staff. He should... More

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Address: Geertebolwerk 1, 3511 XA Utrecht, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > Utrecht Province > Utrecht
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht 5*
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