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The Portcullis Hotel

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Castle Wynd, Stirling FK8 1EG, Scotland
The Portcullis Hotel

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Natchez, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Steps from the entrance to Stirling Castle. Clean but small rooms, decent meal and very warm, welcoming staff. Beautiful views of the area and great location. Parking available right out front. Nice place to stay.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lunch here with family. 6 of us with different tastes. We were there early so the steak pies weren't ready yet but would be finished by the time we finished starters. Retro menu but the cheese and pineapple salad was fantastic. All different vegetables. And a large portion. I just had that which comes with chips and there... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really superb food beautifully presented with excellent service, a very warm welcome great atmosphere and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Also the hotel is interesting and seeped in history would absolutely come here again and recommend it widely, a must when you are in Stirling

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us went for dinner on a Friday night. Food was delicious with huge portions! I had one of the specialities and the remainder of the group had steaks. Very good quality, well presented & quickly served. Staff were nice but probably overstretched - took a long time to get drinks/liqueur coffees. All in all a lovely visit, we'd... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Portcullis. It's in a perfect location at the top of the hill in Stirling, just below the castle. We have a marvelous view from our room of the plain below, the castle above, and the William Wallace monument. A bit difficult to get to the rooms and there is no lift, but we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were delighted with from start to finish with our visit to The Portcullis. It's wonderful delicious pub food, generous portions that are amazing value! Our waitress Nerissa was attentive, charming and lovely, we had a lovely time and thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I eat here often and the staff are always happy to sre you.The food is always superb. The lasagne is my favourite but everything on the menu is tasty. Home cooked food at its best. Always a great atmosphere and it's even better when the coal fire is on in the winter.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

All staff were very extremely helpful. Good range of food for breakfast, and also in the restaurant. Amazing old building in a good location next to the castle. Room well appointed, only challenge was the creaky floors, which meant we heard every other guest coming and going from their rooms all night.

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Nantes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had lunch at the Portcullis Hotel before visiting Stirling Castle. The restaurant is akin to a pub, but one with excellent service and quality food (the meat in the meat pie was superlative). Recommended before of after visiting Stirling Castle, or anytime one is in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Visited here for our wedding anniversary, And it's just lovely. Right next to the castle and free parking out front which is a huge bonus. It's old and quirky inside and full of character. Staff are very friendly. We stayed in room 2. It was clean and comfortable. Also small and quirky which personally we loved. With excellent views! Alot... More 

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