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.


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 WiFi available throughout the whole hotel.

It is possible to book an extra bed before arrival. The following costs are involved:

  • Children between 0-2 years old can stay in a baby bed for free in their parents room;
  • Children between 3-12 years old can share a room with their parents. The fee for an extra bed is €40 a day; This is upon request and only possible in specific room types.
  • An extra bed for guests 12 years and older can be booked for a fee of €40 a day. This is upon request and only possible in specific rooms.

For more information, you can contact our Reservations department via +31 30 233 74 61 or by sending an e-mail to

The standard check-in time is 3 pm local time. If you arrive earlier, you can leave your luggage at the hotel.

You can check-out until 12 pm local time.

A late check-out is possible upon availability for 50% of the room rate. When the late check out is after 6 pm local time, we charge the full room rate. On Sundays and holidays you can book our Lazy Sunday package upon availability for €25. The Lazy Sunday package allows you to have a late check out until 5 pm local time.

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.