Hotel Holt

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Why We Love It

  • A 5-minute walk from Reykjavík city centre
  • Sample fine-dining Icelandic fare in the popular Gallery Restaurant
  • Walls are adorned with art from the largest privately owned art collection in Iceland
  • Free access for guests to World Class Fitness Centre, Iceland's largest health club and its geothermal pool, plus the Hallgrímskirkja church tower

“A totally cool blast to the luxurious past” -- Lonely Planet

Map & Directions

Keflavík International Airport is 50 kilometres from the hotel. There are regular shuttle buses into town which can be pre-booked to collect you from the airport and drop you at your hotel. The shuttle costs £12 (2400ISK) each way and will take around 50 minutes. A private taxi will cost around £73 (15000ISK) for up to four passengers. If arriving by car, private parking facilities are available to guests free of charge.

Rooms & Rates

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Hotel Holt is a family-run 4-star boutique hotel on a quiet street in the Thingholt neighbourhood, just a 5-minute walk from Reykjavík city centre.

The shops, bars and restaurants of Reykjavík's main street, Laugavegur, and the National Museum of Iceland are a short stroll away, plus guests get free passes to sample the views from the striking Hallgrímskirkja church tower, a 3-minute walk from the hotel.

Day trips to Gullfoss Waterfall (90 minutes by car), the Blue Lagoon thermal spa and Thingvellir National Park (both around 45-minutes by car), plus whale-watching and glacier-hiking expeditions can all be arranged by the hotel.

The hotel is home to the fine-dining Gallery Restaurant with a 4000-strong wine list, and the informal Gallery Bar. Culinary courses and wine tastings take place regularly. According to Lonely Planet, the "handsome amber-hued library bar with a huge selection of single-malt whiskeys, abuts top-notch Gallery Restaurant".

Rooms are decorated in a traditional style, and all rooms and public areas feature work from some of Iceland's most famous artists. Guests get free use of the hotel's small in-house gym as well as the World Class Fitness Centre, Iceland's largest health club, which has a geothermal pool and is a 7-minute taxi ride away. Wi-Fi is free at the hotel.

From the press:

  • "This quietly elegant member of the prestigious World Hotels group has impeccable service and an excellent restaurant" -- Fodor's



  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer


  • Complimentary parking
  • Public car park

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm

Know Before You Go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ISK 2890 for adults and ISK 1800 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ISK 15000 per vehicle (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: ISK 111 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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