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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The worst hotel I have ever had the misfortune to stay in .There was mice running about the hotel room with boiler suits on .The hallway smelled like a crackheads carpet .There carpets were that black there hoover had mud guards. Me and mymate had personal belongings stolen from the maid who was part of the home alone gang the... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this great little hotel for a one night stopover during a visit to the Highlands. Having not paid a huge amount for the room we didn't have high expectations but were more than pleasantly surprised by the excellent friendly service we received. Our room was compact but perfectly adequately equipped with everything we needed - tv, tea/coffee... More 

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richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and found the staff welcoming, the room comfy, and you enjoyed your breakfast. We hope to welcome you again when you are in the area. Best Wishes. More 

Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I dined here for one night while staying in Kingussie as part of a walking tour of the Highlands. We found the lounge bar to be functional and sparsely furnished but clean. The barman seemed to be busy and slightly harassed but otherwise friendly and efficient. The food was inexpensive, arrived quickly, and appeared to be freshly... More 

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richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review. We are glad you enjoyed your meal in the lounge bar and found the service quick and the food freshly cooked. I am sorry we didn't serve any real ale at the bar, we will have to consider this in the future. Regards. More 

England, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had pre booked. On arrival nobody to welcome you. Looked very shabby on the outside and a very uninviting interior extremely disappointed. Decided not to stay. A good location for the surrounding area.

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richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. I am very sorry on your arrival that there was nobody to greet you. We do pride ourselves on our staff being welcoming and friendly at all times. I hope you enjoyed your stay in Scotland. Best Wishes More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We didn't stay at the hotel, but were staying locally for a week, and dined at the STar Hotel every evening. The staff were very friendly (and the hotel is dog friendly, so we could take our two mastiffs with us). The food was good value, no frills or french words on the menu. Highly recommended by me. Ian.

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richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. We are glad you found the staff welcoming and enjoyed your meals at the hotel every evening while you were staying in Kingussie. We look forward to welcoming you next time you are in the area. Best wishes More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The hotel was modern in the 70s but makes up for it in service, menu and food. We were spoiled for choice by selection of meals available. When it arrived, huge plateful and really tasty. Couldnt fault it, highly recommend a stay here or even just a meal.

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richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review. I am glad that you enjoyed the service and food and whilst the hotel may be a little dated I think we try and make up for it in customer service and food. We look forward to welcoming you next time you are in the area. Best wishes More 

Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Was a average hotel. Bed covers dirty and hairy. Food amazing and kind staff. Dogs welcome I think that is why our bed was a bit hairy and dirty is because it was a dog and from another person as we didn't let our dog on the bed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Staff were all very friendly, the service in the Restaurant was excellent and the Bar was equally good. The food was good and the portions were just the right size. The Accommodation was very comfortable. The price for Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for four nights was extremely reasonable This was my second visit and I will be back again.... More 

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Edinburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We decided to stay here as we were going to visit the Highland Wildlife Park. The Star Hotel is a good hotel for a one or two night stay. The hotel is clean the staff friendly we were in room 6 which was a large room with a King size bed and en suite facilities. The room was warm and... More 

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Ross and Cromarty, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I wanted a reasonably priced overnight where I could arrive "off the hill" in whatever state I would find myself and that is precisely what I got. Soaked and dripping my welcome was fine and the offer of drying my gear was there for the taking. My single room was OK as was the bed, linen, towels and shower, the... More 

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