Conveniently located. Attentive staff. Hotel has one of the biggest art collections in Reykjavik.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Soaking in iceland"
Excellent staff, very helpful. Bar had expensive, fancy drinks. Abut over the top. Rest of hotel was excellent. Would stay there again. Largar spa a bit of a walk, but hot pods were excellent!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Art Filled Hotel"
Friendly hotel with great interior finishes and artwork.Genuine Expedia guest review
My husband and I stayed one night before our flight back home. There are two things I would recommend bringing with you, ear plugs and an eye shade. I would note that the main issues I had with this hotel are more a product of the city and not necessarily their specific property. In the Summer, you keep some windows open to allow air in, unfortunately […] it also allows all of the street noise in and this is a VERY late town with the last bars closing at 5:00 am. Unfortunately, there was no fan to create any sort of white noise to drown it out. The other issue is in order to block the evening light, you have to close your shades, thereby blocking air flow so it gets a bit hot.The hotel itself was a bit dated but had some charm to it and the front desk clerk was very helpful. Again, I would just suggest brining an eye shade and ear plugs with you, unless of course you will be out with everyone until 5:00 am. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
The hotel was very nice with lots of features to appreciate. The rooms were a bit too small and the general maintenance level of the hotel was slightly outdated. But overall I recommend it.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Great location and helpful staff. Easy internet access in the lobby.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Excellent artwork and convenient to downtown"
I would say overall I enjoyed my stay. I did not eat at the restaurant however I thought everything else was nice; breakfast was above average for Europe and I thought the staff was nice. The room was a little small but I didn't order deluxe.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
couldn't have asked for a better hotel. staff, location and amenities were exceptional!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"The Holt - May 2012"
Small but up-to-date European style hotel in the old part of Reykjavik. The staff was pleasant and very accommodating, and took care of all our needs. Excellent location within easy walk of the attractions of the city. If you want to feel "away from home" avoid hotels in the "modern" part of town - they are unremarkable and away from the heart of t […] own. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
We were very pleased with this hotel. It is a couple of blocks away from the main shopping street - very convenient. The room was comfortable and very clean. The personnel was very friendly. Loved this hotelGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Great hotel. The rooms are adequately sized and clean. The locations is great because you can reach about anything in the city.Genuine Expedia guest review
Hotel and services were excellent! Really enjoyed our stay. The automatic shoe shine machines and the hotel's art collection were a nice touchGenuine Expedia guest review
"fabulous hotel in all ways possible"
Great location and easy walk to center of city. Staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. Great breakfast. Free parking, and easy access to great restaurants. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a comfortable, clean, convenient, affordable and friendly stay in Reykjavik!Genuine Expedia guest review
Excellent location. The building itself was excellent with very interesting artwork and style to the dining rooms and bars. The room itself was a little small by American standards but spot on for European tastes. Overall I would greatly recommend this hotel to others.Genuine Expedia guest review
Old fashioned high quality Hotel with best location available in Reykjavik and this time for very good price. I can gladly recommend this for everyoneGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Fantastic Hotel Holt"
I enjoyed 5 wonderful nights at the Hotel Holt in December for my birthday. The room was warm and cozy and the staff were amazingly pleasant and super helpful. The original pieces of art decorating the hotel were phenomenal. Very short walking distance to the main street, even while navigating in the snow! Overall a wonderful experience in Iceland and […] I definitely recommend to all. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great place to stay in Reykjavik!!"
This hotel is in an amazing location. It's within walking distance to all attractions but on a side street for a more quiet setting. The front desk is very helpful and the morning buffet and free wi-fi made up for any difference in cost between this hotel and a less expensive hotel. The lounge and restaurant were delicious, the rooms were comfortable […] and very clean. We didn't bring our young children with us but if we did, the hotel would have been perfect for them, too. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Hotel Holt... Perfect base to discover Reykjavík"
Hotel Holt is a short 10 minute walk from Reykjavík's shopping and entertainment areas. Our group found the hotel to be ideally situated, comfortable and very well maintained. Our rooms had very comfortable beds, were of reasonable size and well furnished with a flat screen TV, well-stocked bar fridge and adequate wardrobe storage. Free WiFi coverage […] was available throughout the hotel. The reception and breakfast areas dark wooden panels with book shelves gave the ground floor an old & worldly feel. Breakfast was a self-service buffet which offered a good selection of breads, sliced meats, ham, cheese, cereals, yogurts, boiled & scrambled egg, bacon, warm water for tea, coffee and juice. Lastly we found the hotel staff to be very helpful, friendly and flexible. All in all, I had no complaints... we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. If I ever return to Reykjavík, I would not hesitate in staying at the Hotel Holt again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Nice one night stay in Hotel Holt. Room and hotel were clean, staff lovely. Parking is a boon in Reykjavik and is a great base to explore from. Room was a little cold (i should've asked reception about it really) but generally comfortable. Breakfast choice was OK but nothing spectacularGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Friendly and comfortable. We arrived very early in the morning and were offered breakfast while awaiting our room, which was ready by 9:30. It was a great way to start and allowed us to rest up from our flight before our adventure in Iceland.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel 4-5 blocks to main street."
A few blocks from main street which is good as way quieter than if stay on the strip. Staff were very friendly and helpful.Genuine Expedia guest review
Two single duvets for my wife and I to share. But large suite old fashioned decor . Quiet cleanGenuine Expedia guest review
"Lovely hotel, clean & comfortable rooms."
Great hotel, 10 minutes walk from town centre, extremely clean and comfortable rooms,adequate breakfast. Reception staff extremely helpful. Overall would recommend this hotel with high standard.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel in quiet location"
The hotel staff were wonderful. The hotel is being renovated and that could be very loud at times with drills etc. Other than that it was a very nice hotel in a good location. It is a short walk to the main shopping areas.Genuine Expedia guest review
Good service and location a short walk from the city centre and harbour. Amazing interior with artworks everywhere.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Response by Hotel Holt Thank you for your nice review and be very welcome back to Hotel Holt. Warm regards, Sigrún General Manager
"Nice Hotel Close To Town centre"
We had a great time. the town centre was 5 minutes walk from the hotel. only thing the food and drinks are super expensive.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Comfortable hotel close to the centre of town"
We had a very enjoyable stay at the Hotel Holt. The hotel has a warm, comfortable, slightly old fashioned feeling: the public areas are all dark wood panelling, carpets, low lighting and sofas. There is also an interesting collection of paintings and sculpture by local artists and (slightly incongruously) a jukebox with a great collection of 60s and […] 70s rock. The rooms are modern: ours was large enough with an enormous comfortable bed and plenty of hot water in the shower. The breakfast is excellent and the staff are helpful. All in all a great hotel and one that is hard to fault. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Good central hotel"
Nice welcome from friendly receptionist, good breakfast. Room quite small but comfortableGenuine Expedia guest review
"Good location - near the main street"
Lovely staff, great service. Rooms were smaller than I had expected, but it was a decent hotel - clean rooms, warm showers, free wifi. The (one and only) lift is terribly small so it took us a while to get our luggage to the respective rooms,.Genuine Expedia guest review
Lovely hotel, great location. Stayed for five nights. Staff very good. Breakfast room could do with a bit of a makeover, breakfast good but the same everyday, could do with extending hours of breakfast, as some of trips do keep you out quite late. Would recommend to any travellerGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Discreet and welcoming"
A quality hotel, from the leather upholstry and wood panelling to the quiet atmosphere. Very clean, well appointed bedrooms with comfortable beds, some rooms definitely small doubles by international hotel standards but perfectly adequate. A delicious breakfast buffet. Young friendly staff ready to help you with any issue. Great place for peace and […] quiet and yet only a few minutes walk from a main shopping street and the wonderful cathedral and no more than 10/12 minutes walk to the main square and the old harbour area with its many restaurants and cafes. Definitely worth its star rating. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Top Hotel close to the evening action"
Went during Fun and Food week . Fantastic food at a fixed price. Very helpful staff and enjoyed some fabulous tours that hotel organised.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Lovely Hotel 10 min from centre"
Lovely clean hotel. Pleasant staff, who helped sort out my Icelandic Sat.Nav and booked restaurants for us. Clean rooms, not huge , but big enough. Tea and coffee in room. Mini bar expensive ( aren't they all). Restaurant is very expensive but plenty of choice in town within easy walking distance. Bakery 50 yards up street selling croissants and coffee […] for simple breakfast. Small shop just around corner . Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Nice Hotel with Wonderful Staff"
My stay at Hotel Holt was very comfortable, and very enjoyable. The hotel is situated mere streets away from the Hallgrimskirkja Church, and within walking distance of the centre of the city. The staff were very helpful and pleasant, and made sure we as visitors were treated very well from the start to end of our stay.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Good Quality Medium sized Hotel"
The Junior Suite was a good size with King Bed & Lounge. Unlimeted free passes to World Class Gym & pool complex. Restaurant was slightly pricey. Overall very GoodGenuine Expedia guest review
"Never got there ........."
Booked this hotel in October for a Feb stay and they cancelled our booking less than 24hrs before we left ........we were found an excellent replacement (Hilton Nordika )but much further out and a totally different "style" of hotel . Don't know if it was Hotel Holt or Expedia who messed up but I would be anxious about booking this hotel again. For info […] when I grumbled a very nice girl from Expedia who was managing the problem phoned the hotel again to see if they'd had any cancellations and they said no so they were obviously full - can't see how they could only work this out 24 hrs before an arrival. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Comfortable hotel 5 minutes from city centre"
Not an old hotel but inside has a feel of faded splendour like an old country house: soft leather sofas with oil paintings on the walls. Good buffet breakfast. Clean, comfortable rooms. Hotel staff very helpful in booking excursions etc. A great base for exploring Reykjavik which can be readily explored on foot. The hotel is very warm. The hotel restaurant […] appears very expensive even by Icelandic standards: but plenty of others near by across the price range. For a real treat of Icelandic traditional fare try Prir Frakkar just two minutes walk from the hotel Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Efficient, polite check-in. Friendly staff. On checking out at 0400, whilst waiting for our airport transfer the receptionist offered us juice and coffee which I thought was great service. Character; the décor whilst possibly not to everyones taste, does give the hotel its own character Location; quiet, residential back street, yet only a 2 minute walk […] from shops, restaurants and 10 minute walk from nearby attractions. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"The reception staff are amazing."
Long weekend in Reykjavik with family. Hotel reception staff helped us out with everything, it was like having a private secretary. They were so great they helped to make the weekend a brilliant break. Nothing was too much trouble, and I know I was quite a demanding guest as it was a special occasion, time was short and we wanted to pack a lot in to […] our trip. The hotel itself is very well located, central but quiet. We didn't get chance to eat in the restaurant but were told by locals the food is "magnificent". The decor is a bit tired in places, it's not a slick modern hotel but it has a charm that grows on you. Nice bar and a much appreciated happy hour! If I returned to Reykjavik I'd certainly return to Holt. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Hotel Holt was a great find and good value as we took up and offer for a junior suite on Expedia - friendly service and great room - we did not eat at the hotel at all.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Excellent staff and great central location"
The staff at the front desk went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable and memorable. They got us reservations to a great restaurant on Christmas eve when many restaurants are either closed or fully booked. They fulfilled all of our requests and were very friendly. The hotel is a 5 minute walk from the main shopping street. We will definitely […] stay here again. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Atmospheric hotel, quiet location away from centre"
Overall a lovely hotel, great happy hour every night and a lovely lounge area. Do not expect much from your room - very small, twin beds which were smaller than my 8 year old sons! But despite small they were clean. Staff very helpful. Easy to walk to restaurants and shops.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great place to stay Iceland"
Very comfortable, staff in the hotel are extremely helpful and friendly which I think is what made all the difference.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
great staff, ever so helpful and friendly. Central, but quiet location. Good price. Would definitely stay again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very friendly hotel,near all amenities"
Loved the location of this hotel,staff were excellent,,very helpful.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Quiet area but in central location"
Great homely hotel cosy intermate feel. Realy important to select junior suite as a minimum. Location is great just a 5 minute stroll straight into th centre. Highly recommended.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Comfortable relaxed luxury"
This is a friendly hotel that manages to feel both relaxing and luxurious at the same time. Helpful staff and wonderful art on the walls. Well located - only 5 minutes from Bankastraeti and Laugavegur. Great art on the walls and a bar with a bit of life in it. The only bad thing is the big tacky pink Hotel Holt sign on the roof that you can see from […] miles away. It really isn't a tacky hotel at all apart from that. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great hotel choice"
Good location downtown on a side street. You are able to walk downtown to shops, restaurants within 10 minutes. Nearby bakery for morning rolls and treats. Hotel decor and furnishing somewhat dated however great art is displayed throughout the public area's of the hotel. Wonderful helpful staff who were only to happy to assist with questions and trip […] booking. Room and bathroom extremely clean and well maintained. Very quite room. A great hotel in a wonderful city. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"The staff make this hotel"
Nice hotel overall, just worthy of a 4* rating. The staff are extremely helpful and polite which really does make a difference. The room was ok, a little dated and there was some noise (either from a heating system or neighbouring rooms). It was in a great location, only a few minutes walk from the main street and tourist attractions.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great location, fantastic service, lovely decor,"
A long-time friend and I stayed at Hotel Holt and, after a week's stay, it started to feel like home. Most memorable were the friendly, efficient, professional and very helpful reception staff who answered our endless questions, offered some great suggestions for things to do/see/eat and helped us book tours and restaurant reservations. Located in the […] center of the city, my friend's room had a fabulous view of the city from her balcony room and we were only steps away from all the great shops and restaurants. We had a few breakfasts at the hotel and they were tasty and filling with lots of choices - coffee was great, something to look forward to in the mornings! The walls were decorated in beautiful artwork, the largest private collection in the city/country - I walked through each floor to look at all the paintings and sculptures. The bar and reception area were both had comfy leather chairs, great for chatting or having a drink and some snacks. My room in the back of the hotel was also comfy with all the amenities including a hot pot to make tea, hot chocolate or Nescafe; hair dryer and robe in the spotless bathroom; plenty of closet space and a desk for writing postcards. Whenever I return to Reykjavic, I would definitely book another stay at Hotel Holt and would highly recommend it to all my friends. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
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