The Holly Hotel

110 Battle Alley, Holly MI 48442
$$ American Recommended New Editor's Pick

No longer an Inn, Michigan's Holly Hotel is a nationally-known American restaurant, listed on the United States Register of Historic Places.. The essence of award-winning regional and classical cuisine, late Queen Anne Victorian architecture, and a loyal following since 1891.

Reservations

Booking Notes:

PLEASE NOTE: If you are making reservations for Tuesday January 11, please know that a Christmas movie is being filmed on this day at the Holly Hotel. By making this reservation, you agree to be a background extra in the film.

Business Info

  • Address: 110 Battle Alley, Holly MI 48442
  • Cross Street: Broad St
  • Cuisine: Continental | Desserts | French | New American | Seafood | Sunday Brunch | Vegan | Vegetarian |
  • Cost: | Inexpensive
  • Category: Fine Dining
  • Star Rating:
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Meals Served: Brunch | Dinner |
  • Parking: Street | Public Lot | Private Lot |
  • Payment Options: VISA | Amex | MasterCard | Discover | Diners Club | Cash |
  • Corkage Fee: N/A
  • Phone: (248) 634 5208
  • Features: Full Bar, Sunday Brunch, Catering Services, Live Entertainment, Organic Ingredients, Outdoor Seating, Private Room, Takeout Available, Tasting Menu, Winning Wine List, Lounge / Bar, Healthy Options, Free Wi-Fi, Gay / Lesbian, Tea Service, Farm-to-table,
  • Occasion: Romantic Dining, Dining Alone, Business Dining, Meet for a Drink, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Vegetarian, Trendy / Hip, Celebrity Spotting, Date Night,

Photos

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Business Hours

Reservations Available
Monday
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Tuesday
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Wednesday
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Thursday
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday
Brunch - Restaurant 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Dinner - Restaurant 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
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Customer Reviews & Ratings

4.79 out of 5 stars based on 1280 votes

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 8/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jan 20, 2022
Richard C.
Always a wonderful experience at The Holly Hotel. The only minor comment was that while pleasant and attentive, our service was a little slow. We felt like we were waiting for the next course after the prior one had been removed. Not sure it was our server’s fault.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Jan 13, 2022
Dee F.
Always great food and great service. The best ambience to enjoy your dinner.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Jan 13, 2022
Nicole G.
Delicious food from the shrimp stuffed mushrooms, to the Thai salad, to the lasagna and the bread pudding! The service was top notch - thank you, Valentino!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Jan 09, 2022
Joanne G.
The staff is always so friendly and helpful. The food was absolutely delicious. Such a great experience.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jan 06, 2022
Audrey G.
Tony and I actually got married right before our dinner. Kate and Chrissy made sure everything was perfect -- from the brief ceremony to the delicious New Year's Eve menu. The entire staff is always gracious, friendly and considerate. On top of that, who can beat the atmosphere? We always love dining at the Holly Hotel, which we consider a real find! Now, we have a lasting and loving memory. Thank you!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Jan 05, 2022
Jessica B.
Thank you for a lovely and delicious anniversary dinner! Everything was fantastic and the flavor…amazing! I can’t wait to come back and enjoy another wonderful dinner!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Dec 28, 2021
Tracy L.
We love the Holly Hotel at Christmas time!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Dec 23, 2021
Michael W.
Without a doubt a wonderful experience from the moment I walked in the door with my family. The application to make reservations was seamless. I had to change my reservation three times and there were no issues at all. I suggest everybody use this and I always will

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 22, 2021
Mary W.
The Holly Hotel is magical at Christmas!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 8/10
Dec 21, 2021
Sheryl K.
Food was delicious, service was superb, food was hot and came out very timely. Beautiful atmosphere.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Dec 21, 2021
Alan P.
The experience at the Holly Hotel was perfect. The whole process in setting the reservation was easy, quick and very convenient. Very Happy!!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Dec 21, 2021
Shannon B.
So beautiful at the Holly Hotel and such wonderful service. We enjoyed ourselves very much!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Dec 20, 2021
Walt M.
We come twice a year !! Always great !!!!

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 19, 2021
Sherrill Dean T.
Great Christmas atmosphere and food was really good. Excellent

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 18, 2021
Ronald D.
My favorite place.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 8/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Dec 16, 2021
Laurie S.
The Holly Hotel always provides the best dining experience. The Christmas time is very beautiful with decorations. The food is always wonderful and the vegetarian feast was wonderful.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Dec 15, 2021
cola L.
The food, service and ambience were perfect

Overall: 10/10
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Dec 06, 2021
Diane P.
We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and could not have had a better experience. Our server Tanner was the best and our meals top notch. Hope to visit again soon.

Overall: 10/10
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Nov 27, 2021
Janice D.
Been the numerous times… everything is always wonderful.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Nov 14, 2021
Vyvian G.
Joseph was a very courteous server.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 5/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 7/10
Value: 7/10
Nov 09, 2021
Pam R.
I left a note for the chef. Walleye was supposed to be served with lemon and dill (zero flavor) and basil pesto side (no basil pesto). Very disappointed! Have eaten there many times and was surprised my meal was so “marginally ordinary”

Overall: 10/10
Food: 7/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 9/10
Nov 08, 2021
Frank S.
The changes to the Alley cat are great. We have seen three performances and enjoyed each one. The soups salads and entrees are very good though sometimes the entry is a little heavy on the salt. The desserts need work - we have been disappointed 2 out of three times. They used to be much better.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Nov 06, 2021
Janet O.
We really enjoyed it and will go back. The menu had items you don’t see in restaurants in this area. Great for a special occasion

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Oct 27, 2021
Paula L.
We love the Holly Hotel. It is a hour drive however; well worth the drive.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Oct 23, 2021
Mary G.
It has been to long since our last visit to the Holly Hotel. I love the feel of this place, I love eating on real china that is mismatched. The cozy little table and candle light. Meal was amazing! We did see the show and really enjoyed ourselves. We did not stay for the second set, but wished we could have. This was truly a wonderful treat that we need to make happen more often.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Oct 23, 2021
Kathy Z.
Such an enchanting location, with superb food!!! We loved the shrimp stuffed mushrooms, the wedge salad, the Thai salad and the chocolate cheesecake! The coffee is wonderful too! This is a must for any special occasion!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Oct 17, 2021
Hayley P.
My friend and I were visiting Holly, since she's never been and we had dinner at the Holly Hotel. It was a great experience! Our server, Colleen was awesome and did a great job! Excellent customer service all around and the food was delicious!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Oct 15, 2021
louis s.
Just a fantastic experience every time we go.

Overall: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Oct 06, 2021
Karen B.
Everything was excellent! The Holly Hotel never disappoints!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Oct 05, 2021
Wendy B.
Amazing! The Brie and the Beef Wellington were incredible! We also loved the pumpkin soup and Caesar. Definitely recommend!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Oct 03, 2021
Candy M.
Lots of history and cool atmosphere. We did the 7 course pumpkin and apple theme. With a pumpkin martini. It was excellent.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Sep 29, 2021
Sandra S.
Excellent, as always!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Sep 24, 2021
Benjamin H.
Best food I’ve ever had, the 8-course meal was both delicious and worth the experience. 10/10

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 23, 2021
Lisa L.
Everything was fabulous! We had a table by the window, our waitress was friendly, the atmosphere was stunning and the food was beyond stunning! You have to try the shrimp stuffed mushrooms! Absolutely divine!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 6/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 7/10
Sep 14, 2021
Heather K.
Service was superior. The food was not overly impressive for brunch. It used to sooo good for brunch, but it's gone downhill in the past 6 months or so.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Aug 21, 2021
Kristine K.
Excellent evening !

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Aug 17, 2021
Karen K.
Sat outside. Perfect weather. Pretty quiet. Great food especially seasoned mashed potatoes. Nice salads.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Aug 12, 2021
David R.
A visit to the Holly Hotel is always a treat. Do yourself and favor and set aside a few hours to indulge in the experience!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Aug 11, 2021
Judi W.
Fantastic

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 11, 2021
Gene A.
Our dining experience was WONDERFUL. Our waitress was excellent. Looking forward when the Comedy Club opens again.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 3/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 3/10
Aug 10, 2021
Usha N.
We always visited your restaurant for dinner never been there for brunch we ordered a lot of food during the holidays we love it. But we were very disappointed with the brunch plating, the food was delicious the portion was small, wished you had the regular menu so we could have just ordered from there instead of the brunch menu. We came there from Ann Arbor for a going away brunch for my son’s best who has not been there, we were all excited but left disappointed. Please don’t get me wrong, we have been there for so many dinners and ordered food for our thanksgiving and Christmas dinner it was amazing. Just the brunch for an hour drive was not that great, your staff and the restaurant is amazing. We appreciate you all

Overall: 10/10
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Aug 05, 2021
Sandi R.
Always, always love coming to the Holly Hotel!! Love everything about it! Wish I could come more often!!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 10/10
Jul 22, 2021
Kevin W.
The food, the service, the ambiance - everything was fantastic! We had a wonderful evening.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambience: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 29, 2021
Brooke S.
Loved the different options to choose from and the food was so good! Can't wait to have my wedding there!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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Jun 28, 2021
Al O.
will recommend to our friends ,food ,service was excellent

Overall: 10/10
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Jun 20, 2021
Collette H.
Always the best meal

Overall: 10/10
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Service: 9/10
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May 27, 2021
JoAnn M.
We arrived about 15 minutes early for our 6:30 reservation. The waiter seemed a bit backed up for awhile but everything evened out as the dinner progressed. The entire morel dinner was delicious. We loved the crab/Boursin appetizer and the soup in particular. I did feel there should have been a mention of the level of heat in the curried lamb chops. They were delicious but my sister had a problem with the spice level. We could not eat the candied morel because it was too hard. This was my first visit to your establishment. I am now a Dining Club member and will definitely return soon.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
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May 27, 2021
Linda B.
Morel mushroom night was outstanding. We added to our list of annual events!

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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Value: 9/10
May 21, 2021
Ronald M.
Some of the food was out of this world. A little expensive but worth the treat.

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
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May 18, 2021
Kristin M.
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