The classic style of this centuries-old monastery is reflected in different types of rooms and suites. Some rooms and suites have a view of the singel, the gardens or Utrecht’s Dom Tower. Our high-quality beds make your stay even more pleasant. During your stay, it is also possible to make use of the wellness or fitness.


Perfect when traveling alone or visiting the city for a short break: you will stay in an elegant room in the Roman wing. Some rooms have a balcony.


Feel like royalty when you wake up in the classic four-poster bed while looking out on the courtyard garden or the famous Dom Tower.


Something extraordinary. The second floor offers a working area, an extra TV, and a chaise lounge.


Go back in time with the classic details of the monumental Napoleonic wing. You overlook the Officierstuin or the courtyard.

Empire Suite

Take some time to relax in the separate seating area in the bay window. This suite with King Size bed is a wonderful retreat. Almost every room has a view of the garden.

Executive suite

Large, comfortable suite located in the Roman wing. The suite has a separate living room, a work area with a desk and a conference table. Ideal if you are staying for several days and perfect for use as an office or small meeting room.

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Gelegen in onze Romeinse vleugel, is de Romeinse suite – ook bekend als de bruidssuite – de perfecte plek om een speciale dag af te ronden. Uiteraard kunt u ook ontspannen in de jacuzzi terwijl u geniet van een prachtig uitzicht op de prachtige nachtelijke hemel.

Empire Suite

Neem wat tijd om te ontspannen in de aparte zithoek in de erker. Deze suite met kingsize bed is een heerlijk toevluchtsoord. Bijna elke kamer heeft uitzicht op de tuin. 

Executive suite

Grote, comfortabele suite gelegen in de Romeinse vleugel. De suite heeft een aparte woonkamer, een werkplek met een bureau en een vergadertafel. Ideaal als u meerdere dagen verblijft en perfect is voor gebruik als een kantoor of een kleine vergaderruimte.


A stay in a luxury bridal suite is the ultimate romantic way to end your wedding day. A king-size bed with rose petals and a lovely bubble bath. The next morning, a sumptuous breakfast to enjoy the most beautiful day of your life. When you book a bridal suite, all options are possible.

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A 14th-century monastery in central Utrecht. Grand Hotel Karel V was once home to medieval knights, priests, and emperors. Today it is one of the city’s most surprising hideaways. Step into a monument that is set around a striking inner garden. Wander through heritage, unwind in the spa and indulge in sparkling gastronomy at the foot of the Dom tower. Explore the stories of an iconic retreat, all tucked away on an urban estate with over 650 years of history.

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Medieval charm meets modern luxury at Grand Hotel Karel V, a boutique 5-star hotel in the historic center of Utrecht.


There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Just accept the terms and conditions and you will be connected to the internet.

It is possible to book this before arrival.

If you wish to book a cot, please contact us by phone or e-mail. A cot will be placed in the room free of charge. This is possible for children up to 2 years old. Please note, baby cots cannot be placed in every room type for safety reasons.

An additional bed can be booked for children aged 3 to 12 years or guests over 12 years old.

The cost for an extra bed is €40 per day. This is upon request and only possible on the Empire Room and Suites.

From 15:00 your room will be ready and you are welcome at Grand Hotel Karel V.

If the occasion arises that you arrive earlier and the room is not ready yet, you can already leave your luggage with our porter and check in. In the meantime, you could still explore the city!

You can use the room until 12:00.

If you would like to check out later, this is subject to availability. You can extend your use of the room free of charge until 13:00 – 14:00.

A late check-out is possible based on availability for 50% of the room rate. If the late check-out is after 6pm, we will charge the full room rate.

On Sundays and public holidays, you can book our Lazy Sunday package for €25 upon availability. The Lazy Sunday package allows you to check-out until 5pm.

If you have a preference for example for a quiet room, garden view, view on the cathedral tower, high/low floor or a room with balcony, please contact our reservations department.

We can make a note in your reservation of your preference. We will do our best to accommodate your request, however, we cannot guarantee this due to availability.

Check your reservation to see if you have booked breakfast. You can also check this if you have booked through an online booking site.

Is it not included in your reservation and do you still want breakfast? No problem! Breakfast is €26.50 per adult and €15 per child from 4 to 12 years old, free for children under 4 years old.

Grand Hotel Karel V has one family suite, which can accommodate a maximum of four people.

If this family suite is not available, we can help you look for other options. An extra bed can be put on an empire room, which can accommodate a maximum of 3 persons.