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Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht

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Barbery, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Excellent ambiance : main building and food very tastefull . Had a workshop incl lunch and diner delicoous . Also slept in a dependance (room424) this is bit from 30 years ago .. still very Ok . Close to Central trainstation (10 minutes walk(

Thank Corry W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 12, 2016

We stayed for a weekend and really enjoyed our visit. The hotel is an easy 5 min stroll from the station. Don't take a taxi unless you have a lot of luggage it will take longer than walking. The staff at the hotel were all excellent and really friendly. Our room was in the Roman building which was a separate...

Thank stoneleigh19
New York City, New York
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Stayed at the Grand Hotel for one night while visiting Utrecht. It was a 5 minute walk from the train station (once you navigate through the mall). The property has two buildings. We did not stay in the main building. Our room felt a bit outdated but was clean and comfortable. We were there for a short period of time...

Thank LizzyG5678
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed December 4, 2016

This is an excellent hotel , with very large spaces , threes , birds , and perfectly well located very close from the Central Railway station of Utrecht (Walking distance) , and also close to the unique old town of Utrecht . The hotel itself , it is extremely romantic , with a lot history , the oldest building was...

Thank Gustavo G
Reviewed December 4, 2016

First of all we arrived very late and the staff were super, friendly and professional. The room was a bit on the dated side, i guess they are aiming for a time gone by luxury look, anyway the room could have done with a freshen up. Bad experience with a bit of steak i think it was not being cooked...

Thank mark i
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Staff were super friendly, location and setting is fantastic, food and wellness facility were on point, the room was disappointing. Rooms were outdated and two single mattresses shoved together, which is simply not good enough. Slightly dirty in the toilet and the shower was not what you should expect, was let down by the room majorly. Compared to other 5...

1Thank David C
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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
Location: The Netherlands > Utrecht Province > Utrecht
Price Range: $156 - $255 (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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“Rooms in the main building”
 of 5 bubbles EyeeC, 1 week ago | Read review
“Roman wing is stuck in roman times, needs serious renovations”
 of 5 bubbles F3045ALdavidc, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with garden view”
 of 5 bubbles Brussels-Chris, Nov 9, 2016 | Read review
“try not to get a room which faces the Dom Cathedral due to bells ringin in th enight”
 of 5 bubbles DanNorwich, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
“Front facing rooms may get some noise”
 of 5 bubbles 63CarolineS, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
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