Discover Utrecht

‘The beating heart of the Netherlands’

Experience historic and bustling Utrecht! Centrally located and barely 20 minutes from Amsterdam, Utrecht has everything to ensure a pleasant stay for tourists and business visitors alike. The city is rich in history and culture, making it the perfect place to explore for a day or a weekend.

The canals and the delightful medieval city centre provide the perfect backdrop for world-class festivals, exceptional architecture, trendy shops and fascinating museums.

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Economic centre

With its central location and easy accessibility, Utrecht is also a major business centre. Science Park Utrecht, with its highly regarded university, businesses and research establishments and the world-class University Medical Centre, the Jaarbeurs trade fair centre, attracting over 2.5 million visitors a year, and countless companies and establishments in the Utrecht area generate a wealth of economic activity.

Utrecht is buzzing, not least due to its 65,000 students, friendly terrace cafes and welcoming restaurants. In the heart of this dynamic city is Grand Hotel Restaurant Karel V: 20,000 m2 of indoor and outdoor space full of culinary tradition and historic hospitality. An oasis of calm and inspiration.