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.

Standard Room

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.

Deluxe Room

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.

Deluxe Split-level room

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

Empire Room

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

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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.

Take a look here to get the best possible impression of Grand Hotel Karel V, our rooms, facilities, gardens and culinary offerings.

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