Hotel Holt Reykjavik

 4 stars
Bergstadastraeti 37, 101 Reykjavik, Holt@Holt.Is, Reykjavik, Iceland, 101  show mapSave
From  US$ 271
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  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities

Overview

Situated on a central but quiet residential street, within a short walking distance from the heart of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, nearby major shops, restaurants and cultural attractions, a quaint first-class hotel Holt is a refined combination of comfortable elegance and fastidious efficiency close to Reykjavik Pond, Arbaejarsafn Museum, Laugardalur Park, Sundhollin and Reykjavik City Hall.

Opened in 1965 and adorned with original Icelandic art this luxurious property captivates with its elegance, charm and flavor. As the perfect complement to its warm atmosphere and high standard of service the hotel offers a guest lounge with leather sofas, a historical library, a comfortable sitting room, an indoor swimming pool, a contemporary fitness centre and a business centre with high speed internet access.

Its 41guestrooms are tastefully decorated with prodigious stockpile of paintings and drawings and dark wooden furniture. They promise relax and adventures to leisure travelers and ideal working conditions and successful venue to business guests.

Hotel Holt’s on-site restaurant, the Gallery, offers modern comfort, classic cuisine, elegant surroundings and efficient, friendly and professional service. It serves 4000 vintage wines and 120 different whiskies and brandies.

The hotel is only 2km from the bus station, 1.5km from Reykjavik Airport and 5km away from the train station.

Number of rooms   42.

hotel Hotel Holt Reykjavik Reykjavik location

Distance to:

  • City Center - 2.0km
  • Airport: Keflavik - 1.4km, Keflavik International - 37.0km

Rooms

The hotel offers 41 modern guestrooms among which are standard single rooms with single beds, standard double rooms with double beds, junior king suites with king-size beds, king suites with king-size beds and double suites with double beds. All these rooms are furnished to the high standards and equipped with satellite television, mini-bars, coffee-makers, irons and ironing-boards, in-room safes, hypo-allergenic beds, voice mail, desks with office chairs and complimentary wireless high speed internet access. A continental breakfast is included with your booking.

All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Baby cots and childcare facilities are available on request.

Dining options

The hotel boasts its four on-site restaurants and a bar which serve a great variety of dishes and drinks representing local and international cooking traditions.

The Gallery restaurant is the benchmark for Icelandic culinary excellence which offers a truly world-class dining experience. Its menu is a perfect combination of native and international cuisine which brings delight for any gourmet. Breakfast buffet included with your booking is served daily from 7.30am till 11.30am. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner from noon till 11pm.

The Chanthou restaurant is decorated in traditional Cambodian art blend with French Colonial style and invites its guests to enjoy a luxury private area featuring western specialties and dining experiences. It is open to visitors from 8am till 10.30pm.

The Lotus restaurant combines the flavors of East and West making its best from the finest Cambodian ingredients with the open kitchen concept. It welcomes guests daily from 8am till 11pm.

Takezono Japanese is a beautiful Japanese style restaurant which serves authentic Japanese cuisine in pleasant relaxed ambiance daily from 8.30am till 11pm.

The Skalholt is an elegant hotel bar furnished with Italian leather sofas and open fire. It invites visitors daily from 5pm till midnight offering an exceptional selection of single malt whisky.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of EUR 12.00 per person per night. 

Work

Business amenities at hotel Holt include a large 24-hour business centre, two small meeting and conference rooms with meeting and banquet facilities for up to 100 people, limo car service and airport shuttle available to guests 24 hours a day. Every meeting and conference room is equipped with high-tech computers, printers, scanners, photocopier and fax machines. Wireless internet access is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge.

Leisure

The recreation area at the hotel offers an indoor swimming pool, a contemporary fitness centre and massage and spa treatment rooms. The activities available on-site include golf, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, ice skating, windsurfing, whale-watching, rafting, sailing, personal watercraft, swimming, rowing and canoeing, motor boating, yoga classes, racquetball, squash, tennis, running track, basketball, volleyball, aerobics, scooter and moped rentals, mountain biking, cycling, hiking, horse riding, helicopter sightseeing, fishing, hunting and bird watching.

Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Services
  • Ticket service
  • Butler service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Business library
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Older children/adults may stay in the hotel for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

The hotel offers 41 modern guestrooms among which are standard single rooms with single beds, standard double rooms with double beds, junior king suites with king-size beds, king suites with king-size beds and double suites with double beds. All these rooms are furnished to the high standards and equipped with satellite television, mini-bars, coffee-makers, irons and ironing-boards, in-room safes, hypo-allergenic beds, voice mail, desks with office chairs and complimentary wireless high speed internet access. A continental breakfast is included with your booking.

All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Baby cots and childcare facilities are available on request.

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Holt Hotel Reykjavik LocationWhat's nearby

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What's nearby

What's nearby.

The hotel offers excellent opportunities to observe the most famous attractions for tourists in the city: the Mountain Guides of Iceland located within 2km from the residence, the sights of Hallgrimskirkja - 2km, the Laugardalshöll Stadium - 2.7km, the Arbaejarsafn Museum – 2.5km, the Saga Museum - 2km, the Reykjavík City Museum – 2.4km and the Laugardalur Park - 2km away from the hotel.

Attractions for Tourists
  • Mountain Guides Iceland
    2.0km
Popular areas
  • City Center
    2.0km
General
  • Hallgrimskirkja
    2.0km
Stadiums
  • Laugardalshöll
    2.7km
Museums
  • Arbaejarsafn
    2.0km
  • 2.0km
  • The Reykjavík City Museum
    2.0km
Parks
  • Laugardalur
    2.0km

Local Attractions

  • The Pearl (Perlan)
    1.7km
    Oskjuhlio Hill, Reykjavik
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
    1.7km
    101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik
  • Bessastadir
    1.7km
    Alftanes, Reykjavik
  • Bridge Between Continents
    1.8km
    Nesvegur, Reykjavik
  • Asmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum
    2.3km
    Sigtun, Reykjavik

Near the hotel

  • Hallgrimskirkja
    350 m
    Skolavorduholti, Reykjavik
  • National Gallery of Iceland (Listasafn Islands)
    280 m
    Frikirkjuvegur 7, Reykjavik
  • Magmadive
    300 m
    Skolavoroustigur 38, Reykjavik
  • Bunk Bar
    450 m
    Laugavegur 28, Reykjavik
  • Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar)
    470 m
    Eiriksgata, Reykjavik
  • Icelandic Opera (Islenska Operan)
    500 m
    Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik
  • Culture House - National Centre for Cultural Heritage
    500 m
    Hverfisgata 15, Reykjavik

Restaurants Nearby

  • Gallery Restaurant - Hotel Holt

    70% likes this, based on 104 reviews
    Food: Steakhouse, Seafood, European
    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 87

    20 m
    Bergstadastraeti 37

    Phone: 354-552-5700

  • C is for Cookie

    83% likes this, based on 163 reviews
    Food: Coffee Shop
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

    210 m
    Tysgata 8

    Phone: +354 578 5914

  • Snaps Bistro Bar

    75% likes this, based on 116 reviews
    Food: French

    220 m
    Thorsgata 1

    Phone: 354 511 6677

  • Caruso

    85% likes this, based on 388 reviews
    Price Range: USD 18 - USD 90

    280 m
    Thingholtsstaeti 1

    Phone: + 354 562 7335

  • Sjavargrillid (Seafood Grill)

    78% likes this, based on 759 reviews
    Food: Seafood, Barbecue, Scandinavian
    Price Range: USD 19 - USD 52

    320 m
    Skolavordustigur 14

    Phone: +354 571 1100

Getting there.

Hotel Holt is located nearby the city center, within easy reach to the most major shops, restaurants and cultural attractions. The nearest train station is 5km away from the hotel. Reykjavik Airport RKV is 1.5km and Keflavik Airport KEF is within 37km away. The hotel is about 50km far from the International Airport and only 2km from the bus station. Airport bus stops on request right opposite the hotel.

Getting around.

Hotel Holt offers a good choice of transport options available to guests. The train station is located about 5km away from the hotel. The distance to Reykjavik Airport RKV is just 1.5km and Keflavik Airport KEF is about 37km away. The International Airport is within 50km far from the hotel. The nearest bus station is 2km away. The buses from and to the airport go every few minutes and stop on request right near the hotel. Free hotel parking is possible on site.

Holt Hotel Reykjavik Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holt Hotel Reykjavik

Average guest rating

4.4
out of 5
Exceptional
Based on 69 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
4.3
Value
4.2
Dining
4.4
Location
4.4
Rooms
4.2

Individual guest reviews

  • Location excellent to access the city and hotel us really well situated for down town Reykjavik. Staff are very friendly and helpful, the rooms are perfectly fine, comfortable and clean.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Rooms and location are excellent, the entire hotel is like a huge art gallery. The staff is extremely courteous and helpful.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.7
    • Location
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • Great location in town and hotel room comfortable. Nice lobby and bar area, attentive staff. The bedroom is very spacious and restaurant is perfect.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.6
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
    • Dining
      5
  • The location is good and atmosphere is great. The staff is polite and efficient, the rooms are clean. The bar/lounge is comfortable and capacious.

    Quiet, old fashioned hotel and breakfast and restaurant are overpriced.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
    • Dining
      4
  • Perfect location and nice, handy for the main shopping street and restaurants. Hotel is lovely throughout, the staff could not have been more friendly and helpful, the rooms are reasonably priced, VERY well located , and comfortable.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.8
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Quiet location in residential area and wonderful Country. Good hotel unrushed adequate breakfast and beautiful, well maintained historic building. Beautiful lobby, very friendly staff and the junior suite was roomy and comfortable. The food in the restaurant was fantastic.

    The rooms were rather tired withan odd mix of furniture.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      4
  • The communal areas were wonderful, the hotel staff were very friendly and helpful, the service was by far the best part of my experience. The dining room was lovely and the dinner we had at the restaurant was delicious.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.0
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      3
    • Dining
      5
  • The location was great &, the hotel was very clean and comfortable, the staff were helpful and friendly. The bathroom was better and breakfast was sufficient.

    Room was quite small and the restaurant was very expensive.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.2
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      3
    • Dining
      5
  • The area was quiet and the staff were exceptional and arranged for the girls to have massages in the hotel. Front desk was very helpful and bed was comfortable. Breakfast there was lovely, dinner and service were excellent.

    A wonderful atmosphere and old World clubby style in the public rooms. No free wireless, restaurant expensive and much from wine card wasn'.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.3
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
    • Dining
      4
  • Central quiet location and the associated restaurant, the Gallery, was wonderful. Hotel holt was superb, in addition, the price was quite good and we booked on Booked, the front staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was nice, the 2 Happy Hours in the bar each night were much appreciated and the breakfast buffet was delicious and varied.

    Very uncomfortable situation, taxis are expensive there.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      5
  • The 1br room was great and had a nice sitting area, the hotel was in a wonderful location for walking the city. Staff were very friendly and good breakfast buffet included since I booked on Booked.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.9
    • Location
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
  • Great location and lovely place. Very good cleaning service and well equipped rooms. Fabulous restaurant.

    The hotel is expensive and staff is not friendly at all.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
    • Value
      4
    • Dining
      5
  • Iceland in general is a good location for a few days and the hotel is located in a residential area just a few blocks away. The staff is very friendly and the kitchen excellent.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.3
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      4
    • Value
      2
  • Beautiful city and great hotel. Very friendly and professional staff, very good room. Quiet, comfortable, excellent restaurant.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.1
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      3
  • Location was good for trip to Reykjavik and the only meal we had each day at the Hotel Holt was a complimentary breakfast. Desk staff gave excellent service and our room was spacious and well appointed.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.9
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      5
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