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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Holt Reykjavík
This hotel is conveniently located and adequately comfortable. That's pretty much all we needed in Reykjavik. Don't expect any "frills", but the premises are quite pleasant (lots of Icelandic art in the hotel - apparently the original owner was a collector). It has a restaurant and bar on premises. We have not tried the restaurant, but I had the worst red wine in my life at their bar. I don't remember if it was Cabernet or Shiraz, but it should have been called "vinegar". And I should have sent it back, but it was a family gathering and I did not want to spoil the mood. I don't know if it was an isolated occasion or was representative of the bar selection - ever since I kept my drinking business elsewhere.
Breakfast was average. Front desk staff was pleasant and helpful.
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