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Jollymate
Culleoka, Tennessee

Great people and stay

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 Sept 2019
The staff were always friendly and available. The hotel itself was nice, and lovely. Plus it was close to the town, so just a few minutes of walking and you can be at the bars, grocery stores, or places to eat. But overall, a good place to stay.
Date of stay: September 2019
Trip type: Travelled solo
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4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Responded 12 Sept 2019
Dear Jollymate,

Thank you for your review and sharing some of the great attributes of Hotel Holt with the world. We really appreciate that you took the time, and look forward to welcoming you back in the future if you ever come back to Reykjavik.

We send you warm wishes from chilly Iceland in September!
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Reviewed 5 September 2019

We stayed at the hotel for three nights at the end of our 11 day road trip for our honeymoon. We were greeted at the hotel with a suite upgrade, as well as a complimentary bottle of champagne. The staff was friendly and attentive, and the experience was more similar to a B&B with the amenities of a full scale hotel.

The room was beautiful, with fantastic art adorning its walls and a great view of Hallgrímskirkja and the neighborhood below, as well as gallery lighting for the art. The breakfast included a wide variety of delicious breads, meats, cheeses, drinks, and your standard breakfast foods. Additionally, the hotel even had convenient parking!

I would highly recommend staying at the hotel. It exudes class and old world charm, and is conveniently located no more than a 10-20 minute walk from anywhere in downtown.

Date of stay: August 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank Max B
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Marissa S, Sales, and marketing at Hotel Holt - The Art Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2019

Dear Max B,

We are thankful to have been a part of such as special time in your lives. We wish you all the best and thank you for your lovely comments and this positive review of your stay with us.
If you come back to Iceland don't hesitate to be in touch.

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Reviewed 5 September 2019

Not only is this hotel in the perfect location to everything in Reykjavik, (everything is in walking distance), but it is quiet, the beds are cozy, the breakfast is GREAT (buffet with LOTS of options - and a MUCH cheaper option to going out for breakfast...), the staff was so kind and so helpful AND it's only a 15 minute drive to a dark area to watch the Northern Lights. It's also a 10 minute walk to the bus station (where if you're going on a tour, they are unable to drive on private roads, so the bus station is the next best option). I would certainly recommend this hotel to ANYONE going to Iceland.

Date of stay: July 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Alex G
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Marissa S, Sales, and marketing at Hotel Holt - The Art Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2019

Dear Alex G,

Lucky that you got to see the lights! How fun! Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience staying with us. We wish you all the best and hope that you will visit us again in the future.

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Reviewed 5 September 2019

Junior Suite was ideal for a family of 3 for a week. The location is great, central. Staff are amazing. The art work is some of the best in all of Iceland. I would l highly recommend staying at this hotel.

Date of stay: August 2019
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Thank Margaret W
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Marissa S, Sales, and marketing at Hotel Holt - The Art Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2019

Dear Margaret W,

Thank you for your Charming review! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and thank you in particular for mentioning our staff - we are exceedingly proud of our team.
We wish you all the best, and please be in touch if you ever come back to Reykjavik!

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Reviewed 29 August 2019

This hotel is truly unique - it is an art museum but without the museum feel, more like a home with a fabulous collection. If you love art , you will love this place. It is well located too and the breakfast is excellent as well as the bartender. Just remember Iceland is a very expensive place.

Date of stay: July 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Marissa S, Sales and marketing at Hotel Holt - The Art Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2019

Dear Whitelionlady,

Thank you for this lovely review! We are proud of our story and art collection and thankful that you took the time to share your experience and opinion of Hotel Holt.

We wish you all the best and hope that you will revisit us soon.

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Reviewed 23 August 2019

Stayed at this beautiful hotel after extending our trip and our original chain hotel didn't have any rooms to accomodate us. SO GLAD they couldn't or we would have never stumbled upon this hidden gem. The front desk staff were so professional and nice, always cheerful and polite. We have a crazy thing about having ice and they filled our ice bucket for us all the time and didn't make us feel uncomfortable about asking for ice. The room was perfect for what we needed, the bed and pillows were comfortable. Having a refrigerator in the room was a great added bonus that we didn't at our first "Chain Hotel" and the fluffy bathrobes made us feel right at home. The location is amazing and right near the shopping area and many attractions in Reykjavik. You almost feel like a local because it's located in a quiet neighborhood. Parking at the hotel was nice and included, we never had any trouble finding a place to park. I can't say a negative thing about this hotel, the staff, or our experience. In fact, we loved it so much we are going back again in a couple of weeks and ONLY staying at the Holt.

The reallty cool thing is the Hotel is also an Art Museum with an amazing collection of artwork throughout the hotel. If you are looking for a charming, boutique, clean and friendly hotel close to so many of the things that make Reykjavik an amazing city to visit then you will not be disappointed with the Holt.

Date of stay: August 2019
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Marissa S, Sales, and marketing at Hotel Holt - The Art Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Dear gsbryan1,

We are so glad that you found us and that you will be coming back in a few weeks! How great :).

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at the Holt!

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