the historic town centre of Utrecht the prestigious Grand Hotel
Karel V has opened its doors from September 1999. The realisation is
the result of a striking renovation of the former headquarters of
the Teutonic Order. This block of buildings, locally known as the
"Duitse" house, dates from the fourteenth century. Emperor Charles V
stayed here, together with his sister, Maria of Hungary, and
attended the Chapter Meeting of the Order of the Golden Fleece in
1546. These names with historic importance are proudly remembered in
this magnificent building.
Construction started in 1823 by
orders of King William I. In a historically responsible manner, the
hospital wards have been transformed into 39 executive rooms and 5
empire suites in the Napoleontic Wing. In the Garden Wing* we offer
31 standard rooms and 16 executive suites equipped with all modern
91 rooms offer a direct telephone line, fax- and ADSL for connection
to your laptop, trouser press, mini-bar, safe, coffee & tea
facilities and controllable air conditioning. The bathrooms are
equipped with a bad, shower, wash basin, shaving mirror, hair dryer,
luxurious bathrobes and slippers. All beds are equipped with quilts.
A number of rooms is reserved for non-smokers. At your request we
can reserve a standard room with two single beds for you.
Grand Hotel Karel V provides free
ADSL in all hotel rooms. You can use the quick connection completely
free of charge and unrestrained, so you can easily deal with your
e-mails from your hotel room.
The breakfast buffet offers different
sorts of bread, rolls and croissants, a selection of meat, salmon,
cheese and sweet sandwich filling like fruit jam. Every morning
there are several warm items, for instance sausages and scrambled
eggs. Contiguously you can enjoy yoghurt or curd, corn flakes and
fresh fruit salads. Besides coffee, tea and milk there is a choice
between different fresh fruit juices or a delicious glass of Méthode
Restaurant Karel V is a place in the grand manner yet familiar. The
ideal location in the heart of Utrecht for a business or private
Brasserie Goeie Louisa is situated in the Brasserie room and the
Brasserie kitchen, which is one of the oldest kitchens of the
Netherlands. From 1345 AD the priests of the German Knights Order
have cooked their meals for the many guests who stayed in the German
House. Our Brasserie is named after the latest camp follower in the
Dutch army as an honor to the history of the German house as
Military Hospital. In the latest decade of the 19 th century The
Good Louisa provided the troops with “Oude Klare”.
The bar cellars are situated in the
medieval arched roofs. In here you will find the Hotelbar consisting
of Cave I and II, as well as Cave III, a bar for closing your
meeting or conference, the apéritif for your dinner in restaurant
Karel V or the beginning of a nice evening in Utrecht. We will serve
you various delightful beers, beautifull cocktails, and wines from
all over the world as well as enjoyable snacks to go with your
drink. The renowned wines can also be ordered per glass, for
instance attended by some delicious cheeses we have to offer you.
As a hotel guest, you can also make
use of the hotel fitness room free of charge, with sauna/steam cabin
and solarium. Our Wellness Centre is situated in “De Boerderij”.
Our fitness centre is equipped with
various cardio-vasculair equipment, for example a home trainer,
tread mill and a walking machine. At the fitness centre you will
find changing-rooms, showers and towels. There are also cooled water
and sports drinks available.
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3511 XA Utrecht
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