Escape the crowds after a long day in Utrecht. Sit down in the soft armchairs, browse through a book overlooking the garden or enjoy a relaxing warm bath. Timeless elegance and modern facilities; this is your very own place in the heart of Utrecht.

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.


Geniet samen met uw grote liefde van het royale bed, het bubbelbad met sterrenhemel en het uitzicht op de tuin en Domtoren. De romantiek viert hoogtij in deze elegante suite.

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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.