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Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht

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Overview
Geertebolwerk 1, 3511 XA Utrecht The Netherlands See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
5 Star accommodation
Reviews (822)
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All reviews main building military hospital empire suite five star hotel small pool wellness centre separate building separate toilet this lovely hotel old city standard room nice garden loved this hotel train station lovely room within easy walking distance room was large
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I landed mid morning from NY and was kindly offered an early check in. Unfortunately my room was noisy - close to an elevator - so I returned the key and was eventually offered an upgrade to a very nice room. I found the service...More

Thank Erik_from_France
Response from Wendyv2060, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded yesterday

Dear Erik_from_France, Big thanks for your great review after your recent stay at Grand Hotel Karel V. Happy to read that you have particularly enjoyed the breakfast, such a beautiful compliment. I will share you beautiful words with our breakfast team and they will be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I previously rated this hotel a 4 for a stay a few years ago. However, having come here again and being treated very poorly in terms of getting me into a room in a timely manner I need to make a significant downgrade. Could it...More

Thank LebaRJ81
Response from Wendyv2060, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded 1 week ago

Dear LebaRJ81, We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us, especially because you stayed here before. We are disappointed your time with us was anything less than ideal and that our service failed during your stay. Could you please contact me...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ours was a 4 night stay at the end of a 9 week holiday in the UK & Europe. We booked a Deluxe room. Reception was efficient, warm and helpful. We were impressed with the understated elegance of the Karel V. There is so much...More

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Response from Wendyv2060, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded 1 week ago

Dear TravelTed2014, Thank you for sharing the wonderful review with us! We arere happy to read that you had such a pleasant stay with us! It is great to know that our comfortable rooms and facilities had such a positive impact on your stay. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this well run elegant establishment. The service was faultless. This place reminded me of what hotels used to be like. Well situated within easy walking distance to the center of the old town and the station.More

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Response from Wendyv2060, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ph C, Thank you very much for your positive review! It is so nice to read your kind words about our hotel. We are really glad you enjoyed it this much! The hotel is indeed very central located with all the famous highlights such...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a very good a la carte dinner with excellent service in the main hotel restaurant Karel V. Starters of crab and carpaccio, venison mains and pear desserts with first rate wine list. Excellent service.More

Thank PaulJanet
Response from Wendyv2060, Front Office Manager at Grand Hotel Karel V UtrechtResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear PaulJanet, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadivosr. We would like to thank you for the beautiful compliments about your dinner in restaurant Karel V. We will share your compliments with our collegues from the restaurant and I am sure they will be...More

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About
Description
Grand Hotel Karel V – Historical Hospitality From former monastery to a military hospital to a 5* hotel that tells its guests the story of the building’s extensive history. The monumental Napoleontic wing and More modern Roman wing together boost 121 exclusive rooms and suits and offers modern facilities, such as Nespresso coffee, digital television and wellness facilities. “Taking care of you, inspired by our historical DNA” Karel 5 GASTRO · BISTRO · EVENTS – Culinary experience & Memorable events Restaurant Karel 5 represents ‘Elegant Dining’ is guided by Chef de Cuisine Vito Reekers and Maitre-Sommelier Johan Kragtwijk. Bistro Karel 5 – one of the oldest monastery kitchens in The Netherlands – is defined as ‘Casual Classic’ and offers lunch, diner and bits. The Bar & Lounge, which is a part of Bistro Karel 5, is a hot spot for a one-on-one business meeting, a cup of coffee and drinks with bites. Every day vibrant events take place at Karel 5; from intimate business socials and international congresses to weddings and family dinners. Inspiring solutions for every event at a special historical location. Situated in Utrecht city centre With a view on the Dom tower and the hotel’s 10.000 m2 of city gardens, the hotel is a green oasis in the midst of the roaring city center of Utrecht. Together with ample parking facilities and in just several minutes walking distance from Utrecht Central Station, Grand Hotel Karel V is the perfect venue to explore the city’s museums, shops and canals. The highlights of the city are, amongst others, the Dom tower, DOMunder and the Central Museum. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
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Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
121
Price range
US$ 173 - US$ 267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
The Netherlands > Utrecht Province > Utrecht
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
121
Price range
US$ 173 - US$ 267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
The Netherlands > Utrecht Province > Utrecht
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Traveller (322)
Room & Suite (131)
Dining (57)
Pool & Beach (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (20)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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20 December 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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16 May 2015|
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Response from Fasted09 | Reviewed this property |
Approx €230 a night excluding breakfast.
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6 May 2015|
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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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Room Tips
"Perfect venue for Wedding, Romantic Dinner, Special Occasions and the hotel is gorgeous."
715KarenR
2 Aug 2018
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"Ask for the suites in the Napoleon wing overlooking the garden and the fountain. Quiet and a nice view."
karins589
28 Jul 2018
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"some of the 4th floor rooms have a nice view"
Thibojo
19 Jul 2018
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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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23 May 2018
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