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.

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

The showpiece of Karel V; here you can relax, get together, hold meetings or work. The modernly furnished suite is spacious enough to stay with the whole family.


The showpiece of Karel V; here you can relax, get together, hold meetings or work. The modern suite is spacious enough to accommodate the whole family.

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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 in Grand Hotel Karel V, a boutique 5-star hotel in the historic center of Utrecht.


Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

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

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

For more information, please contact our Reservations department via +31 30 233 74 61 or by sending an email to

The check-in time is 3:00 PM. If you arrive earlier, you can leave your luggage at the hotel.

You can check out until 12:00.

A late check-out is possible based on availability for 50% of the room price. If the late check-out is after 6pm local time, we will charge the full room rate. On Sundays and public holidays you can book our Lazy Sunday package for € 25, subject to availability. The Lazy Sunday package allows for late check-out until 5:00 PM local time.

Mocht u een voorkeur hebben voor bijvoorbeeld een rustige kamer, uitzicht op de tuin, uitzicht op de domtoren, hoge/lage verdieping of een kamer met balkon, neem dan contact op met onze afdeling reserveringen.

Wij kunnen een notitie in uw reservering maken van uw voorkeur. Wij zullen ons uiterste best doen om aan uw verzoek te voldoen, echter kunnen wij dit niet garanderen in verband met de beschikbaarheid.

Check in uw reservering of u ontbijt heeft geboekt. Dit kunt u ook nagaan wanneer u via een online booking site heeft geboekt.

Is het niet inbegrepen in uw reservering en wenst u toch ontbijt? Dat is geen probleem! Ontbijt is €26,50 per volwassene en €15 per kind van 4 tot 12 jaar, gratis voor kinderen onder de 4 jaar.

Grand Hotel Karel V beschikt over één family suite, hier kan een maximum aantal van vier personen op verblijven.

Wanneer deze family suite niet beschikbaar is kunnen wij met u mee kijken naar andere opties. Op een empire kamer kan een extra bed gezet worden, waarbij een maximum aantal van 3 personen kan verblijven.