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Golden Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8 - 10 King Street, Stirling FK8 1BD, Scotland
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Ranked #11 of 23 hotels in Stirling
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed at this hotel at the weekend , and I don't understand some of the reviews I read about the place, took the wife and she can be fussy? but fist impressions looked good, very friendly welcome and quickly booked in, went to room and was impressed very clean and tidy good space and very nice bathroom. hade evening meal... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the second time we've stayed here, while visiting in the area. The hotel is historic, but clean and welcoming and the decor is very well finished. The room was airy and comfortable, beautiful modern bathroom. None of the 'grubby corners' that you sometimes find in very old buildings. Staff helpful friendly and efficient. Located slap bang in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got back today from a 2 nights stay . Easy to find. Room was clean and spacious. Breakfast is a buffet and continental style. And tastes very nice. The hotel is in the centre of stirling a short walk to the castle in the day and a short walk to the pubs by night. All staff were very nice... More

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St. Brelade, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed here in February, whilst visiting the university. After a bit of trouble with parking which we found due to reading reviews on here, but could not get into due to issues with the intercom system. However after the slightly rocky start the hotel surpassed our expectations, with large clean rooms and a wonderful breakfast buffet.... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2 nights bed and breakfast April 2014 on a spur of the moment visit to Stirling. Hotel easy to get too with car parking. Perfectly situated to visit castle and shopping. Wide variety of eateries very close by. Our room was large and comfortable, not a view but hey you cant have everything at the very reasonable room... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on a 2 night with breakfast and dinner first night in April 2014. Hotel is very central. Good car park. Clean lobby and nice rooms. Dinner was lovely on first night. Breakfast buffet was superb. A lot of choice. Staff friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I organised a coach booking for 58 people to stay here. Everyone from group booking through to reception, cleaning and restaurant staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Whatever I asked for the hotel did their best to accommodate me. The food was excellent with a choice of 3 dishes at every meal and the service was very good. The buffet... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service is average at best and the food is stale and unpalatable. Disabled facilities are shocking. Wheelchairs cant access the toilet in a wheelchair as the turn is too narrow and you block women trying to get in/out of the ladies, the lift to the car park for wheelchair access is so tiny only the wheelchair fits but what about... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was a good size and apart from no WiFi in the room had everything I required for my stay. The bar is pleasant enough albeit a real ale pump would be a good addition, breakfast was good. The only down side to the room was the sink which was partially blocked and was a bit of a pain... More

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

Parking at this hotel is awful - difficult to find, and no instructions on keypad. Car park was full, and difficult to manouvere, found a non-space at the side of a wall and hoped I wasn't blocking anyone in. There were two members of staff (kitchen and waiting/bar I assumed from the uniforms) outside smoking but offered absolutely no assistance... More

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Additional Information about Golden Lion Hotel

Also Known As:
Hotel Golden Lion
Stirling Golden Lion
Golden Lion Hotel Stirling
Golden Lion Stirling
Golden Lion Hotel Stirling, Scotland
Address: 8 - 10 King Street, Stirling FK8 1BD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirling
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 23 hotels in Stirling
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Lion Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel dates back to 1786, one of Stirling's first hotels filled with old world charm in a friendly environment. IN THE HEART of historic Stirling, the Golden Lion Hotel has for more than two centuries welcomed guests including royalty and even the national bard, Rabbie Burns (plaque on wall by front door in acknowledgement of his stay). Nowadays the ideal setting for leisure, business and special occasions, the family-owned Golden Lion provides traditional Scottish hospitality in thoroughly modern style. From the splendid buffet breakfast to the contemporary comforts of the 67 beautifully rooms and the timeless elegance of the stunning Regency Ballroom, this is a hotel with character as well as professional commitment. Close to magnificent Stirling Castle, and a short trip from the famous Monument to William Wallace, the Golden Lion makes an ideal base for the tourist. Practical advantages add to the appeal: the hotel’s city centre location - with free car parking - is only a few minutes drive from the national motorway network. The principal bus and rail stations are within easy walking distance(5 minutes)of the Golden Lion’s front door. There is an excellent choice of shops on the doorstep next to the Thistle indoor shopping Mall. The warmth of our welcome awaits you! Free WIFI available in all public & conference areas. ... more   less 
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