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The Stirling Highland Hotel

29 Spittal Street, Stirling FK8 1DU Scotland
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#9 of 19 hotels in Stirling
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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Head massage
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Polish
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David N wrote a review Nov 20
Keswick, United Kingdom13 contributions9 helpful votes
My Wife and I stayed here for 4 nights early September and had a great time. The hotel has an excellent location right in the city and all local areas of interest are easily walkable. We especially enjoyed the Gowan Hill heritage trail down towards Old Stirling bridge. All the staff at the hotel were very helpful even when they are kept very busy at breakfast times. A special mention to a lady who recommended to us the Gowan Hill trail during our breakfast and also went out of her way to bring us a very useful map despite being rushed off her feet !. We didn't get the lady's name at the time but she had a poorly leg so I hope she get's this message of gratitude from us - Thank You x (we were a tall couple if you remember!) The lounge and bar area is very comfy to sit in and relax in on an evening (Covid restrictions permitting) Also the pool was a bonus to be able to use and it was surprisingly large for such a central hotel in an old building. We would highly recommend this hotel to anyone wishing to stay in Stirling and I hope they and all other such establishments manage to survive the current crisis and can look forward to a better 2021 !
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Date of stay: September 2020
Lynsey M wrote a review Nov 15
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We spent a night at the Stirling Highland Hotel for my son’s 7th birthday. The staff were amazing from start to finish! He was wished a very happy birthday when we checked in and when we arrived in the room we found a box of chocolates, some fruit shoots and a birthday card had been left for him. At dinner our waitress wished him happy birthday again and we were given complimentary mocktails to celebrate. The food was excellent and the social distancing at the leisure club was fantastic too. The room could maybe be doing with a refurb but excellent staff and brilliant food more than make up for this. We had a fabulous time. Thank you so much to all staff who helped make his birthday treat memorable.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Ashley611 wrote a review Nov 9
Edinburgh, United Kingdom74 contributions8 helpful votes
My husband and I recently got married in Stirling and we stayed for a night at the Stirling Highland Hotel. Our room was lovely, clean, and comfortable. The bed was incredibly spacious. We had breakfast, which we both enjoyed. More than any of that, though, the staff were incredibly welcoming and made an extra effort to make our stay special. We cannot thank the staff enough for all of their kindness and for helping to make our day extra special.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Michael M wrote a review Nov 4
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Cant say anything negative re our short Family stay ..Room -great size and clean also great leisure facilities ..Food was fabulous especially the Sticky Toffee pudding but the highlight of Our stay has to be the professional /Friendly Staff 10/10..We'll be back for sure .
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Amanda wrote a review Oct 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Stayed overnight and really enjoyed our stay, the staff were wonderful (Elaine on reception and Alyson in restaurant especially, but all the staff really!) which I think is a standard all hotels should aspire to. Delicious dinner and breakfast and comfortable bed. Some aspects of interior need refreshing/updated but the character of the hotel adds charm.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Stirling Highland Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Stirling Highland Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Tinsel & Tartan (0.1 miles), Tinkerbells Emporium (0.1 miles), and The Old Town Jail (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Stirling Highland Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Stirling Highland Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Stirling Highland Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Stirling Highland Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Allan Park Pub & Restaurant, Maharaja, and Darnley Coffee House.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Stirling Highland Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Is The Stirling Highland Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.08 miles away from the center of Stirling.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Stirling Highland Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Stirling Highland Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Stirling Highland Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Stirling Highland Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Old Town Jail (0.1 miles), National Wallace Monument (1.6 miles), and Dunblane Cathedral (4.9 miles).