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Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, the hotel is very close to the center of Utrecht and located close to all the attractions of the old City. The grounds of the hotel are very nice and like a park setting. The hotel has a lot of history and the grounds reflect that. Very beautiful. Although close to the City center it is a very quiet... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel right near the centre of Utrecht. Pretty buildings with a beautiful court yard in a quiet location. Very comfortable room with large bed. Spotlessly clean. Lovely bar with great service and a wide selection of drinks. Easy to book online. Would stay again.

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San Francisco, California
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a beautiful setting. It is within easy walking distance of the train station and has easy access to the town center. I had dinner in the brasserie - slow cooked lamb - excellent. My room is a modern building at the side of the main hotel. Rooms were clean and functional, but not what I would... More 

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Ferrara
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the hotel is quite good not far from the city canals. the rooms are divided into different buildings and this can cause some difficulties on arrival. the room was well furnished and clean. I didn't like the wc in a very tiny small ambient and I had to use it always with open door or I will have felt like... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel 14 years ago in a wedding and now 'again' for one night. Our room was at the building next to main building. Room was spacious, clean and had separate toilet from the bathroom but somehow style needs an update. Personnel was mostly really friendly, guy who carried the luggage especially. Garden is beautiful and birds... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

It is perhaps the best hotel of The Netherlands. We always tell to our friends about this hotel. We have never seen hotels before like this. The service in the hotel is amazing. The breakfast is really fantastic. The location is perfect. It is very close to the old center of Utrecht. The rooms are very spacious and nicely decorated.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at this hotel so many times and absolutely love coming back (especially given how much we love Utrecht). The service is extremely professional, the hotel is spotless, the grounds are particulalry lovely on sunny days, the breakfast is scrumptious, the rooms are beautifully decorated, the hotel has a lot of history...our only complaint would be the bed and... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Karel V hotel with my husband for a night and the hotel and service did not meet my expectations of what is expected for a five star hotel. Firstly, on arrival at the check in desk, there were two members of staff but only one dealt with check in and she was occupied at the time... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our two nights here. Rooms are large and comfy. We were at the newer building, thought the interior of the room could use a bit of TLC for the price we pay. Old furniture and paint and tiles. All clean, just not to the standard of a grand hotel. Location is amazing and the grounds of the... More 

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Bergen, The Netherlands
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113 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place to stay within walking distance of all the main city centre attractions. The room was really great and worth spending a few extra Euros to get the split level delux room. The breakfast room is really impressive and a nice buffet spread awaits you. Found all the hotel staff really friendly and very helpful. The... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel Karel V Grand Hotel and Restaurant 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, •the gourmet Grand Restaurant, •the convivial Brasserie Goeie Louisa with its authentic local dishes •the medieval Caves Caroli cellar bar •a wellness centre with indoor swimming pool •13 magnificent stylish function rooms where your meeting, congress, conference, product presentation, dinner, wedding or family party is guaranteed to be an outstanding, prestigious experience •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 Restaurant Karel V 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: $152 - $267 (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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