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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on Saturday and got room45 which we found to be a little on the small side but very clean with a large comfortable bed and well furnished we were met at reception by a very pleasant lady and shown to our room the only criticism is why have a bed side lamp with no where to plug it... More 

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Thank john g
richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Star. We are glad you found the Staff friendly and efficient and enjoyed the food. We always try to offer good value for money as we know the rooms are a bit dated. Sorry about the bed... More 

Ellon, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go into the Star for afternoon lunch as we had never visited it before. It is typical old style pub. The food is exactly the standard you would expect, good sized portions at a very reasonable price. The Star was clean and staff were very helpful.

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Thank Adrian M
richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your lunch at the Star and found the food good, large portions and reasonably priced. We hope to welcome you again and will have to make sure it is as good the next time! Best wishes More 

Surrey, UK
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I stayed here for one night on 23rd May and that was certainly one night too many at this hotel which I booked up months ago as I noticed many hotels in the area had already been booked full. We arrived in this small town about 6pm, that being too early dinner so we took some time to relax, take... More 

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1 Thank clickaway54
richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you did not like anything about your stay at the Star. Unfortunately we are are not in a financial position to update the bedrooms at the moment. We try to make up for this offering reasonably priced clean and comfortable rooms, friendly staff and good food. Thankfully most reviews are very positive... More 

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New Pitsligo, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

My wife and I spent one night bed and breakfast at this hotel.We were met at reception by Jill who couldn't have been more helpful and friendly and showed us to a twin room which was clean bright and airy.We had an evening meal that was excellent although we had quite a wait for them,we probably should have booked before... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay at the Star. We are so glad it was a pleasant experience and you found the staff friendly and helpful, your room was clean, bright and airy and you enjoyed the food. We hope to welcome you again should you be in the area. Thank... More 

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had three rooms here for a walking weekend, 2 nights, in the Cairngorms, two twins and a single. The hotel is ideally located in Kingussie with its own parking round the back. The member of staff who was on the reception and did the breakfast service was very friendly, helpful and efficient. The twin room I stayed in was... More 

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

Thank you for writing a review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We do try to offer a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and whilst the rooms are a little dated we try to make up for it with affordable prices and a good breakfast. We are pleased you enjoyed the live music and the malt whisky! We hope... More 

Chester
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We used the hotel as a stop off to Ullapool for the ferry. The room was very basic but bed was comfy. Food was lovely and the bar was nice and relaxing. Staff were friendly too . It's ideal for a base for Aviemore and 40 miles from Inverness. The actual village is very quiet .

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Thank davebev28
richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and I am glad you enjoyed your short stay at The Star. I am pleased you found the bed comfy, the food lovely, the bar nice and relaxing and the staff friendly. Unfortunately the rooms are quite basic but hopefully we made up for it with everything else. We hope... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

was their at Easter weeknd was brillant nice and clean food was brillaint the staff was lovely the hotel needs a bit love but was ok the only thing me and my friends said the room was cold and the toilet was cold also the family room could do with a shower in it as we were in our 60/70/... More 

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Thank patmunr0
richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your Easter break. I am sorry if the room was a bit cold I am not sure what happened there as we try to keep all the hotel at a warm temperature. We are pleased you found the staff lovely and enjoyed the food and... More 

Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Just back from an Easter Break and have to say it was great value for money. Food good and plenty of it. Staff helpful and friendly and although a bit datred rooms clean and tidy. No complaints. Lovely area with lots to do.

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Thank Sam-Del20
richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your Easter break at the Star and found it good value for money and also glad you found the staff friendly and the food good. I agree the rooms are a bit dated which we would love to address in the future when we are in a financial position to refurbish them. Thank you... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

2nd visit to The Star Hotel for the Xmas lights switch on in Kingussie (sadly rather disappointing compared to previous years) As on the previous visit we really enjoyed the hotel. Gill could not have been more helpful fixing us up with a downstairs room as the stairs were a bit of a problem. The staff were all pleasant and... More 

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Thank Dougie M
richarddM9894LP, Director at The Star Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a nice review. We are so pleased you returned to the Star for a second visit and enjoyed it again. We are glad you found all the staff pleasant and helpful and Gill fixed you up with a downstairs room. We do try to offer good food and value for money and we... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We booked on a special offer for a one night stay in January 2016. Having stayed at this hotel many years ago we knew what to expect. Got a nice welcome on arrival and checked in with no trouble. The double room was small and basic but had everything we needed for one night. The hotel is approximately 10-15 minutes... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a response about your stay at the Star. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your short visit and found the staff welcoming and enjoyed your breakfast. I agree the rooms are quite basic, however we try to make up for this with a competitive price, friendly staff, good food. We... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Star Hotel

Address: 32 High Street, Kingussie PH21 1HR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Aviemore and the Cairngorms > Kingussie
Price Range: $88 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
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