At Hotel Holt, everything comes second to our guest satisfaction. We hire only people who exhibit a passion for making unforgettable memories for our guests and we try our utmost to provide them the tools to do just that.
At Hotel Holt, our greatest resource is the human one. Only highly qualified people with a sincere dedication to guest satisfaction are considered to join our team. Here you can meet some of these people.
Sólborg Lilja Steinþórsdóttir - Hotel Manager:
Solborg has wide-ranging experience, having held a number of management positions within the Icelandic hotel- and restaurant sector almost continually for the past 30 years. She has managed hotels both in Reykjavik and around the country, being longest in charge of Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura (or Hotel Loftleidir as it was formerly known). Before joining the management team at Hotel Holt, Solborg directed Stracta Hotel Hella in South Iceland, which opened in June 2015. There she was instrumental in creating the concept and facilitiating the opening of this new hotel, which she then managed through its first year of operation.
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Sigrun Petursdottir - Front Office Manager
Sigrun has a BA degree in Tourism and joined our team at the beginnnig of 2013 and took over the role of Front Office Manager in June 2014.
The main goal of Sigrun and her team at the reception is outstanding guest services.
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Eiríkur Ingi Friðgeirsson - Restaurant Owner
Eiríkur Ingi has worked in the company since 1986, firstly as an executive chef, then as assistant hotel manager and later as hotel manager and owner. Ingi, as we call him, is an encyclopedia of all things to do with this historic building but now serves more of an office role although he is seen in the kitchen helping out on the busiest of days as well as helping everyone running a smooth operation. Ingi was a member of the Icelandic national culinary team and is now an active member of the Bocuse d´Or academy, sending a young chef to compete every year in the prestigious competition in Lyon, France. Contact Eiríkur Ingi - firstname.lastname@example.org
Friðgeir Ingi Eiríksson - Executive Chef & Owner
Friðgeir is the current executive chef at Gallery Restaurant as well as being owner of the restaurant with his father, Ingi. Friðgeir studied his trade at Gallery Restaurant before moving to France for some further education at Michelin star restaurants. Friðgeir returned to Gallery Restaurant in 2007 after representing Iceland in the Bocuse d´Or competition, to take over the running of the restaurant, importing a custom made stove from France as well as redefining the menu. Slowly but surely, he has brought the restaurant back to former glory and then some. In 2012, Gallery Restaurant was the Icelandic representative for the prestigious Nordic Prize award as well as earning 100% marks on a service assessment from The Institute for Hospiltality Management. It can truly be said that Friðgeir is now at the top of his game and our guests are reaping the benefits. To see Friðgeir´s full profile, please click here.
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Sara Dögg Ólafsdóttir - Food and Beverage Director
Sara Dögg takes care of all enquiries to do with restaurant, meeting and banquet bookings. Sara has now been with us for 6 years and shows great dedication when it comes to organising exactly what the client requires. She is a one stop shop for planning anything other than the hotel side of things. Weddings, private parties and simple romantic dinners are all made special by her efforts.
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