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The Stirling Highland Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Spittal Street, Stirling FK8 1DU, Scotland
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Ranked #7 of 23 hotels in Stirling
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Watford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This hotel is now making an effort, maybe that might be because the one next door is about to open but it still just needs a bit of TLC to get it really going in the right direction, breakfast was nice, staff attentive but the Wifi did not work in the room. But one thing at a time is good.

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Saltcoats, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

booked this for a night away while on a course , bedroom and bathroom clean and well decorated. used the pool and the Jacuzzi, very relaxing, breakfast in the morning was buffet and plenty of choice and plenty, we had a drink in the bar which was relaxing too. all staff very attentive and polite

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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've just returned from a second stay at the Stirling Highland Hotel. Great location in the old part of the town and very close to Stirling castle. Restaurant staff are fantastic and food is good. Bedroom was a little tired and the bathroom was exhausted! The swimming pool/gym area and changing rooms need updating. What's really missing is an outdoor... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked and prepaid our room in January of this year. Upon arrival (3:30 PM) June 17th the front desk informed us that due a software problem with their booking system, we had no room. When we asked to see the on duty manager, he told us that they would provide us with a comparable room at another hotel close... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for four nights knowing it was a convenient city centre location close to the bus and train station. It worked well for a walking holiday and also had easy access to the road network. It has a convenient car park. However it is not value for money and is a tired place. Its four stars should be... More

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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our sixth visit to this hotel. It has changed brand names three times during that time, but service hasn't changed. Here for two nights, great room, good breakfast's and bar service. The waiter even brought our drinks outside for us. Our first time eating in the hotel as we have tended treat in the restaurants around about, but... More

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Dunedin, Florida
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Scots have a tradition of recycling and reusing structures. This hotel had been a 19th c. primary school with a center courtyard and a planetarium. Today it has a modern pool and spa and dining rooms. The hotel rooms are rather large for European accommodations as are the bathrooms...ample shelf space for your stuff as well as heated towel... More

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently booked rooms here for a large group of fiends and family for a family wedding. I found the rooms to be quite dated and the hotel itself in need of a spruce up. Some of the staff were what I can only describe as surly at best and the manager Chris could do with a few lessons in... More

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Checkendon, null, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the Stirling on the basis of a recommendation of a friend as a convenient stop over on the way to the Highlands. Not disappointed - great location in the centre of Stirling; easy to find and park; well appointed, if slightly ageing rooms. This is a pretty good quality business hotel with the sort of facilities you would expect,... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here on the 7th June. We upgraded our room to a deluxe room for £50 and it also included chocolates, champagne, slippers, robes and upgraded toiletries, it was well worth the money. The hotel is beautiful and all the staff are really friendly and very helpful. We are in the hotel at the bar bistro... More

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Address: Spittal Street, Stirling FK8 1DU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirling
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Stirling Highland Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Stirling
Stirling Highland Hotel
The Stirling Highland Hotel Scotland

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Family Hotel in Stirling
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The 19th Century, four-star Stirling Highland Hotel used to be the city’s high school and is just a few minutes walk from Stirling Castle and the attractions of the city. Its 98 bedrooms include 18 premium bedrooms and 2 deluxe rooms and Stirling is the gateway to the Scottish Highlands so majestic mountains and tranquil lochs are close by. Enjoy the Trossach’s National Park before sampling a single malt in the hotel’s new on-site Stirling Whisky Shop. Unwind in the spa, enjoy award-winning food in the 2 AA Rosette Scholars Restaurant then relax with a nightcap in the Headmaster’s Bar. ... more   less 
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