Hotel Holt Reykjavik | Best Hotels In Reykjavik For 2021

hotel holt reykjavikIf you are looking for a luxury hotel in downtown Reykjavik, The Hotel Holt Reykjavik is the one that caters to its guest lavishly. The Hotel Holt is an elegant hotel in a picturesque small street adjacent to the city core. The location of the Holt hotel aids the entire navigation of the city within less time. The staff is friendly, expert, and multi-lingual and try their best to make your trip enjoyable and memorable. 

All the rooms of the Hotel Holt are clean, comfortable, and spacious. All the rooms have all the regular facilities to heighten the feel of vacations. At Hotel Holt, tourists and travelers can book a room in multiple ways it can be online by the hotel’s website, from the airport terminal, or as per your ease on the spot by visiting the hotel. 

The Hotel Holt has eight single rooms, twenty-one standard twin rooms, eight junior suites, and four regular suites with all facilities. The Holt provides a spectacular experience to art admirers as it is well-known around the globe for its precious art collection. All the art collection of the hotel is privately-owned, which makes it unique.

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Amenities at the Hotel Holt Reykjavik

hotel holt reykjavikThe Holt is a four-star hotel with spacious 42 rooms. Location wise hotel is ideal in the heart of the city, on the peaceful street of Reykjavik city. The Laugavegur, the largest shopping center, and the splendid Tjornin lake are just five minutes away from the Hotel Holt by walk. Many hub sites are nearby, including the National Art Gallery, the Hallgrímskirkja church, Parliament, and the City Hall, which are less than a ten-minute walk away.

In the 1960s, the Icelandic entrepreneurs and art-lovers husband Þorvaldur Guðmundsson and his wife Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir established Hotel holt, still run by the same family. The hotel is famous for its artwork collection by well-known Icelandic artists like Jón Stefánsson, Kjarval, Ásmundur Sveinsson. The Holt has ancient-style aesthetics, and the ground floor has the preserved heritage of Iceland. The ambiance is peaceful with dim lights and wood paneling. Furniture has an old state with marks of time visible on them.

The reception staff is available 24/7 with professional staff. The library is in the main public area that serves as a private meeting room at the time of need. This space has lots of art pieces that captivate visitors’ eyes. The floor feels like silk with the Italian ceramic tiles.

The corridor in the reception area daily offers a painting walkthrough at 5.30 pm. Its registration is free, and anyone can experience a lifetime.  A few suites (rooms) come with a complimentary entrance to the pool at Laugardalur and gym that is a half an hour bus rides far from the hotel. Visitors also acquire access to the Sundhöllinn, local pool. The hotel additionally has a sauna, a fitness center, and a steam room.

The hotel serves warm breakfast and frozen dishes that include a wide range of fresh pieces of bread and patisseries, salmon, local jams, cheeses, fruits, vegetable cuts, etc., and warm dishes similar to boiled porridge, cooked bacon, and boiled eggs.

The Holt Hotel restaurant not only serves breakfast but also offers lunch and dinner options. These options cover traditional Icelandic fish and beef dishes (Arctic char, lobster soup, lamb) and regularly some veggies dish for vegans too.

The bar of the hotel has a wine cellar stock of Italian organic wines. It also serves some varieties of wine from Europe and France. 

The sophisticated bar area on the opposite side of the reception desk has armchairs with leather covers, flooring covered with Persian rugs, walls saturated with a picture-realistic historical work by artist Kjarval, and offers varieties of whiskies, wines, and beers.

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What We Like About the Hotel Holt Reykjavik

hotel holt reykjavikWith the luxurious rooms, services, a restaurant, and an exotic bar, the Hotel Holt Reykjavik is a worthwhile destination. Every traveler must visit this royal hotel in the capital city of Iceland. The hotel has four standard single rooms that are comfortable and well furnished with all the facilities. These rooms are ideal for single travelers and newlywed couples. 

All single rooms have a telephone, a flat TV screen, a coffee/tea machine, a safe, a bathrobe, toiletries, and an attached bathroom with warm showers.

If you are looking for more spacious rooms, the Hotel Holt Reykjavik has twenty-six double rooms. All double rooms have an attached bath with a warm shower, complimentary internet, a flat TV screen, a coffee/tea maker, a desk with a lamp, a safe, a telephone, a mini-bar, a luggage rack, and toiletries. Double or twin rooms are perfect for small groups of guests.

Hotel Holt has eight luxurious Junior Suites, equipped with all new conveniences to assure a pleasant stay. These suites are spacious than twin rooms and offer more luxury and space. The rooms have an attached bath with a warm shower, and sofa-cum bed is also accessible upon request.

If you want a more capacious and royal experience at the Hotel Holt Reykjavik , you can opt for suites. There are four suites available, and they offer a separate living room and sleeping rooms. The beds are King-sized, provides more comfort to the residents. These suites have complimentary internet, Flat-screen TV, a Coffee/tea maker, a desk with a lamp, a telephone, a telephone, a luggage rack, a safe, a hairdryer, and toiletries.

The hotel serves warm breakfast and frozen dishes that include a wide range of fresh pieces of bread and patisseries, salmon, local jams, cheeses, fruits, vegetable cuts, etc., and warm dishes similar to boiled porridge, cooked bacon, and boiled eggs.

The Hotel Holt is the best place to stay during the visit to Iceland. The hotel has various unique things as it has a restaurant that serves traditional food and a bar that offers a wide range of organic Italian wines, beers, and whiskies.

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Contact Information

  • Address: Bergstaðastræti 37, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland.
  • Phone: +354 552 5700
  • Website: Hotel Holt

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