Celebrate summer in style at Grand Hotel Karel V, a monument in the heart of Utrecht. Pamper yourself and your loved ones with a luxurious overnight stay in one of our rooms or suites. Wake up in over 10,000 m² of gardens, a green oasis in the city. Enjoy our extensive breakfast buffet and explore the Utrecht in the summer sunshine. To make your stay even more pleasant, we offer free parking.
During the booking process, after selecting the dates, navigate to ‘Rooms’, choose the preferred room type and select the ‘Summer Special’ on the right.


Discover our different room types, each with its own unique and stylish look. Do you have a preference for a specific room or suite? Please let us know when making your reservation.


Eat, drink and celebrate life. Karel 5 is the culinary label of Grand Hotel Karel V. This includes Restaurant Karel 5, Bistro Karel 5 and the Bar & Lounge. Enjoy heavenly classics in the bistro or subtle refinement in the restaurant.

Gardens and terraces

The magic of the monastery has inspired us to a new way of gastronomy. We invite you to our sun-soaked restaurant terrace overlooking the fountain. Or take a seat on the terrace of the bistro for an espresso, light lunch or simply a good conversation.

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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.
We have collected the most beautiful experiences, especially for you. Choose your benefit and favourite experience. There are various extras available to add to your reservation. Leave your wishes in the comment section of the reservation process or contact our reservation team.
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