"Surprise your loved one with an experience to remember"


Would you like to take a stroll with your loved one along the beautiful Oudegracht, sit on a terrace on the Neude or discover Utrecht?

Karel V is a 5-star Grand Hotel with history and a classic appearance. It is not without reason that it is a National Monument. Here you will feel like a king or queen. An oasis of peace in the heart of Utrecht.

Rooms and suites with classic elegance

With a garden view, soft beds, minibar & snacks, personal care products and bathrobes & slippers, all the ingredients are there for a romantic stay. All rooms and suites have classic details. They are perfect for a night, weekend, week or longer full of romance.

Ultimate romance in the bridal suite

Enjoy together with your loved one the spacious bed, the whirlpool bath and the view of the garden and Dom tower. Romance is king in this elegant suite.


Utrecht’s best kept secret.

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The beautiful courtyard garden has an area of 10,000 square metres of green oasis. This is the perfect place to catch your breath. On mild summer days, the restaurant and bistro welcome you on one of the elegant terraces. There, you can enjoy a snack, drink or culinary adventure as the sun sets.


Enjoy a refreshing wellness adventure together. Immerse yourself in the elements and regain your balance. The sauna increases resistance and restores harmony to the body. Then relax in the steam bath, solarium or invigorating jet stream bath. In our wellness area, bathing suits are mandatory.

Romantic culinary dining

At Restaurant Karel 5, expect a personal touch, professionalism and spacious table settings in an iconic location. Look each other deeply in the eye and toast to love during an evening with many culinary highlights.