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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall view was excellent. The hotel was stunning and full of character and seeped in history. We had a spa break with accommodation. The staff were all very pleasant and efficient. Though the bar staff could do with some more on hands training with a manager there providing guidance and explaining to the customers that there was ongoing staff training.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From the outside this looked a great hotel, inside was a different story. Although not bad, it could be outstanding if they spent quite a bit of money on it. The food and service was very good, we ate from the bar menu and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Twin Cities
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If going to school still gives you anxiety, this is not the hotel for you. This hotel formerly was a school and still has that character. I felt like a college freshman on moving-in-day. Not the experience we were looking for. We had difficulty with both our phones and iPads acquiring their WiFi. When I called down to the front... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited today with my mum for a spa day with an itison voucher. Amazing spa day with amazing treatments! The relaxation room maybe needs to be bigger as when more people arrived left big claustrophobic. 2 course lunch was lovely...great choices and staff were very attentive!

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is in an ideal location between the tourist attractions and the shops. It also has plenty of onsite parking. We had upgraded to a deluxe room which was on the top floor and had a lovely view over the city. The room was a good size and nicely decorated although the bathroom was a bit dated. We ate... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, if you are visiting Stirling to do the "sights" this is by far the best place to stay. It is on the hill leading up to the Castle, which is about a 5-10 minute walk from the Hotel, and is in the middle of the historic parts of Stirling. A side advantage is that the Hotel is very easy... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LocAtion is perfect, pub across the street,, Nicky&Tam's, perfect. Center and historical sites around corner. But...average age of guest's is above normal, age of paintwork idem. Everything outdated including the Spa. Shower hight about 1.50mtr, bath not wide enough for grown man etc. A choice must be made: renovate or drop prices.

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Troon, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice and relaxing overnight with my partner. The room was lovely with a nice view and very comfortable bed. We upgraded to late checkout and breakfast in the room the next morning. Although dinner was absolutely gorgeous the large dining room lacks ambiance (old school hall) and I think next time we would go B&B and... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location near castle. Room was very dark. The lighting was abysmal. Bathroom very tired and in desperate need of upgrade, disappointing for a 4 star hotel. No robe or slippers provided without extra charge. 1 bottle of water for 2 guests? Comfortable bed. Beautiful old building which houses restaurant, rooms in new part of building. We had dinner on... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Hotel for a long weekend and found the Staff very friendly and helpful. The Hotel has a fantastic Observatory on the roof and the Manager took us up to it at 10.30 pm. The view of Stirling at night was fantastic. The Hotel was spotless and actually smelt of new carpet. Their Breakfast buffet was excellent eat... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Stirling Highland Hotel

Address: 29 Spittal Street, Stirling FK8 1DU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirlingshire > Stirling
Price Range: $116 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Stirling Highland Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Stirling
Stirling Highland Hotel
The Stirling Highland Hotel Scotland
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Stirling
#2 Luxury Hotel in Stirling
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