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Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks like a palace. Nice and friendly staff. Interesting historical artifacts and things to see. Close to area attractions. Ample parking. Prices a bit steep, especially at dinner. Breakfast was week served.More

Thank shaun r
Response from Wendy v, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded 1 week ago

Dear shaun r, Thank you for the beautiful review about our hotel. The hotel owes its name to Emperor Karel V, one of the prominent guests who stayed here with his sister Maria of Hungary. In 1992, a renovation was started of the complex that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One night stay, but I have to recommend this hotel as it's really nice. Excellent (standard) room with enough space to feel comfortable. Decent priced, especially in the weekends. The breakfast is a must, so try to get that included in your rate.More

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Response from Wendy v, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear denEldre, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your experiences at our hotel on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the breakfast. Our restaurant was also used as a dining room during the Middle Ages. Did you had the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently visited while in Utrecht on business. Great hotel, clean, quaint, full of charm and huge spacious, airy rooms. It is an old military hospital conversion, but full of peace and calm right in the heart of Utrecht. Loved the staff who were among the...More

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Response from Wendy v, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 1104, We would like to thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review of our hotel on Tripadvisor. Your compliments about our team members, who always take pride in providing the best service possible, have been communicated to everyone. As...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel was 10 minutes walk from Utrecht Central Station. 5 minutes walk to the DOM. Shopping and food are easily accessible. Quiet surroundings. Shower and toilet are separated. Friendly and approachable staff. Bedroom was clean. Bed was comfortable. No pillow selection. Wifi was strong. There...More

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Response from Wendy v, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear bluregg, Thank you for this wonderful review. We are indeed very close located to the Dom Tower. The Dom Tower of Utrecht is the tallest church tower in the Netherland, did you also did the guided tour which allows you to climb the 465...More

Reviewed May 15, 2018

Fantastic spa hotel in the middle of the old city of Utrecht. We paid 130 euros a night for a fabulous room. The breakfast (extra) was delicious and served in the beautiful dining room, or we could have sat in the gardens as well. Something...More

Thank Claire S
Response from Wendy v, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded May 17, 2018

Dear Claire S, Thank you for you review! What a lovely words, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay. Also, we are glad we succeeded in making your stay special. Our staff definitely tries their best to make you feel comfortable and heard. There...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Center with Internet Access
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$146 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Utrecht
#1 Business Hotel in Utrecht
#3 Luxury Hotel in Utrecht
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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$146 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Utrecht
#1 Business Hotel in Utrecht
#3 Luxury Hotel in Utrecht
Room types
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December 19, 2015|
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Response from Leonieke M | Property representative |
The Miffy suite was made especially for Nijntjes birthday. We extended the Miffy package (suite) until end of this year, as most activities such as Art Parade (statues around in Utrecht including hotel garden) are finished... More
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Approx €230 a night excluding breakfast.
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Response from Roger L | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in this hotel last November, and I stayed in one of the suites. There is enough room for a family of four. This hotel is the best in Utrecht.
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"Rooms in the Roman wing are quieter and more up to date than in the original building."
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"The rooms on the 4th floor are spacious and quiet"
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"Each room has two twins, if a large bed is needed, the staff push them together and use larger linens"
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