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The Star Hotel

High Street, Kingussie PH21 1HR, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I never ever write reviews but I felt I had to after a visit for dinner with my partner whilst on holiday. We thought the menu had quite a good selection so we went in. We got a nice greeting from the barman then ordered our food. We didn't wait too long but oh my GOODNESS. The sirloin steak was... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In the Sunday papers 2 nights were £59 but I was told £72 if I wanted a bathroom ! The extra for the facilities was a bit of a nerve..toilet marked, shower enclosure and soap holder rusty and shower door held together with very old dirty duct tape.(I do have photos) Toiletries was half an inch of hand soap in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Very basic hotel and low cost. Location is fine for Cairngorms. Rooms are rather dated and the shower (room 1) certainly needs sorting out. But generally very clean and with friendly staff. Food was similarly basic but perfectly acceptable. All told it was reasonable value for money with no frills.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Well it may be a different hotel, but with Gill and Mick at the helm, the stay was exactly as expected. Great food, great atmosphere, great staff and great service. Just what I would expect after serveral New Year stays with them. It just goes to show that if you get the right staff / management you can always give... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Another great new year at the STAR food was very good and the entertainment was FABULUS Must say Gill and all the staff were really very helpful and friendly, people are going on about the state of the hotel we no it is needing some T.L.C. but the beds are spotless and there are one or two faults with the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Spent a really enjoyable 3 night break at The Star during Kingussie Xmas light switch on, and what a really enjoyable weekend it was. The hotel was fairly basic but clean and comfortable and the staff were pleasant and friendly. It was very cold outside and snowing, but we felt the hotel, although burning a (not very well stoked log... More 

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Leslie, Fife, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is a good value for money hotel. The décor in the rooms is a bit tired but have recently upgraded bed linen and now has nice fluffy towels. Tea and coffee in the room. I have been visiting many years and miss the tea and coffee after dinner. The hotel staff are very friendly and the hotel is dog... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have just returned from this hotel. £59 for 2 nights stay. Great value. Food was all homemade. Staff very friendly. Hotel old fashioned but clean. You get a choice for dinner. When you book you are asked if you want room with shower or bath.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Well what can I say the staff members were very friendly the accommodation was good ideally located in the heart of Kingussie,the waitress was very friendly and was really good at her job nothing seemed to be a problem,we stayed in room 6 for a few days the only down side was having to leave will be back as soon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stayed at the star hotel for a weekend break catching up with friends. Very friendly staff, good food and live entertainment nightly. Room spacious and clean. Tv quite old portable but worked fine and free wifi. Bathroom very compact toilet and bath, sink was in the bedroom but overall value for money in what price was. Central for the various... More 

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