In the heart of the city.

Grand Hotel Karel V is located in the heart of Utrecht, at the foot of the Dom Tower. A brilliant location that is just a 5-minute walk from the Central Station. In addition, the hotel has its own parking spaces, which is a unique feature in the old town center.

Geertebolwerk 1
3511 XA Utrecht
+31 (0)30 2337555




Leave the station at the Centre/Hoog Catharijne exit and follow the signs towards Albert Heijn. Take the escalator to exit the station. Turn left, cross the road and immediately turn right at the traffic lights. After 150 meters you will see the hotel on your left. Taxis and buses are also available at the Jaarbeurs exit of the station.



The hotel is a 15-minute drive from the ring roads of Utrecht. Parking places are available for hotel guests at € 15 per 24 hours. Due to limited availability, we cannot guarantee a parking place.


We have a few parking spots available. However it depends on the reason why you are visiting the hotel if there is a parking spot available. We will clarify this for you:

  • If you are a guest at Restaurant Karel 5, parking is included;
  • For hotel guests, parking costs €15 per night, unless you have booked inclusive parking;
  • Parking for events or bistro guests is 3.70 per hour with a maximum of 27.50 on our own grounds;
  • If there is insufficient parking space on our own premises, we will refer you to the Springweg car park;
  • Reserving a parking space is unfortunately not possible; parking is always based on availability.

Yes, we are within walking distance (+/- 10 min) from Utrecht Central Station. You can walk to the hotel, the shortest route is via the Centrumzijde exit on the Moreelsepark side. You will find a taxi rank on the Moreelsepark side.

A cab transfer is €69,- from Schiphol Airport to the hotel. The cab ride takes about 40 to 50 minutes. Through our reception it is possible to arrange a cab for you.

The entire building is wheelchair accessible.