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Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent two nights on bed and breakfast basis with dinner on the first night. We found the hotel very comfortable. I really liked the bucket chairs in our room, rather than having to sit on the bed. It was originally an old school, which added to its charm. It The food was excellent, both breakfast and dinner. The gym...

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Scotland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Impressed by our first visit to this hotel. The building was the old High School, cloisters and all, and the interior reflects the former use e.g. The Headmaster's Study bar. All staff were friendly, helpful and professional. The rooms are spacious and well-appointed, if a little tired (room décor, and bathroom facilities) and beds are comfortable. The Scottish breakfast was...

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Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Been here a few times before lovely staff very good location but not if for you struggle with hills. The staff are all very helpful, food excellent. The hotel is in need of a little moderation and refurbishment especially the bathrooms, in saying it is still a very good hotel and will certainly go back for a weekend chill out.

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Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for 1 night on the day of arriving in Scotland. Nice hotel with pleasant check in and room with view over the lovely countryside. Overal feels very large and has a bit of a shining feel when trying to find your room. Room and facilitates did not feel as luxurious as I expected them to be given how the...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for my husbands 30th and it was just amazing start to finish, the staff are so friendly and super professional. The food was delicious, we stayed in the premium room which was amazing I can't fault anything our stay was just a delight can't wait to stay again would highly recommend to everyone

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Everything was perfect from the first step into the hotel we were greeted by a friendly male receptionist who explained what we would receive on our spa stay and how to book in for dinner everything we needed to know basically! The hotel is grand and has an Victorian theme/style through out but doesn't feel dated. The spa was fantastic...

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is housed in the old high school building and looks fantastic. The lobby and sitting area (with a fireplace) are very nice. Views from some rooms and the restaurant are breathtaking. At the same time, rooms are dated, floors squeaky, and windows not well insulated from the elements. No complaints about service except they don't seem to read...

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Houston
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this property is ideal - literally within walking distance of the castle and downtown. The rooms are tired and shabby but the guest service is over the top. Were I to return to Stirling, I would prefer to stay in the luxury property next door.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in the Highland Hotel with my wife and 3 young children. We stayed in a family room which consists of a room with a double bed plus a side bunk room. The room was perfect for our needs. The hotel were not only good enough to put in an additional single but also left gifts of chocolate and soft...

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of three big hotels in Stirling. It's next door to the "luxury" hotel, but in my view is better. This hotel doesn't proclaim itself to be anything other than a decent place, and in fact it has better facilities than its next door neighbour: ample, off-street parking, gym, swimming pool, etc. The rooms are of reasonable size...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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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: $100 - $147 (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
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We were in room 301 on 1st floor which faces into the central parking area.”
  • This is from our room which faces the centre of the hotel.
 of 5 bubbles davidkD4998AY, yesterday | Read review
“High floor at the back of the hotel with a view”
 of 5 bubbles 200Peter200, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask reception to take you up to the Observatory deck for great views of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles Terri021, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“1st floor looking into courtyard very nice .”
  • Very comfortable Bed a good sleep every night
  • TV room next to the Bar .
  • Entrance to internal courtyard and parking under the clock tower.
 of 5 bubbles Haggs2013, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Try not to get lost if your room is on the 2nd 'hidden' floor. Sure I spotted Jack Nicholson at the far end of one of the corridors !”
 of 5 bubbles 4johnangie, Dec 11, 2016 | Read review
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