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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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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

me and my partner were touring Scotland and it was getting late and needed somewhere to stay we came across this hotel.very friendly and welcoming people good food and great entertainment ,singer and his family who became our friends.If in Scotland i would advise to stay here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
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
16 helpful votes 16 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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