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Motherwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a team meeting every year here and it does exactly what we need. Reasonably priced accommodation, good venue for a meeting and really good staff. My room was great, breakfast grand and the day went well.

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skeandhu1, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

THnak you for your kind comments

South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

15 of us were in Stirling for a hen weekend and as I had stayed at the hotel once before with work it was the first place I thought of when looking for somewhere to book for lunch. I called at 10am on a Saturday morning and they took our lunch reservation without battering an eyelid despite the fact they...

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skeandhu1, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

THnak you for your kind comments, I will pass them on to the team accordingly. IN regard to our accommodations, we are always striving to maintain and improve our standards and offer a wide selection of rooms of which many are excellent and on your next visit, contact us directly and i would be pleased to offer you an upgrade...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great nights sleep, in a comfy best and a room where you could turn off the radiator and open the windows. Good facilities in the room and communal areas good. Unfortunately the advertised car park is a joke, with little space and staff bizarrely encourage double parking. We fell victim to this practise when trying to leave. Unfortunately there was...

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skeandhu1, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

THnak you for your comments - unfortunately due to the dual operation of some of our showers it can be difficult to manage the temperature if you are unaccustomed to this type of shower. We have Hot water 24 hours a day Our car park is not unlimited for parking and it is entirely up to the clients discretion if...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old fashion hotel in the center of Stirling. Classy and with free parking. Rooms clean but a bit small. Very good breakfast (more Scottish than English). High courtesy, high standard. Very good also the bar

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skeandhu1, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

thank you for commenting- we look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I stayed here over Valentines weekend. I grew up in Stirling and Linlithgow and had not been back for forty years. My parents used to go Ballroom dancing at the Golden Lion Hotel when I was a child. The hotel itself reeks of history as do many parts of Scotland. It is an old hotel, dating back...

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Spent the weekend at this Hotel. Was for my son's 16th birthday. This hotel gave us access to cinema, shops, restaurants all within walking distance. Parked car in small car park at rear, so didn't use it until we left which was good. Hotel itself is ok, needs generally upgrading, particularly the hallways & bedrooms. Bathroom we had was modern...

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Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We attended a Burns supper at the hotel. The meal was fine but the beef a little dry. Our room was large clean and neat we were quite impressed. Our room was quite noisey throughout the night because of the central location. Breakfast was good plenty of choice. Car parking is limited. After midnight we waited 25 mins at the...

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Malawi
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Having missed the last bus home(17.40) I needed a place to stay. this was ideally located in the centre of town and close to all amenities, bus and train stations. comfortable , clean room with modern bathroom.

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Shocked at the state of our room! Filthy, disgusting with stains on walls, carpet, window ledge filthy with torn curtains! When asked for a full refund for our 2 overnights we got told that the room was acceptable!!!!!! Manager very off handed and not approachable in the least! Did get a refund in the end!..... please ask to see your...

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited for a couple of days away. It's very difficult to find this hotel because of the very confusing one way system in the town. We managed to park in the very cramped car park however scratched our car on a high kerb in the difficult process of trying to get out. The reception area is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel dates back to 1786, one of Stirling's first hotels filled with old world charm in a friendly environment. IN THE HEART of historic Stirling, the Golden Lion Hotel has for more than two centuries welcomed guests including royalty and even the national bard, Rabbie Burns (plaque on wall by front door in acknowledgement of his stay). Nowadays the ideal setting for leisure, business and special occasions, the family-owned Golden Lion provides traditional Scottish hospitality in thoroughly modern style. From the splendid buffet breakfast to the contemporary comforts of the 67 beautifully rooms and the timeless elegance of the stunning Regency Ballroom, this is a hotel with character as well as professional commitment. Close to magnificent Stirling Castle, and a short trip from the famous Monument to William Wallace, the Golden Lion makes an ideal base for the tourist. Practical advantages add to the appeal: the hotel’s city centre location - with free car parking - is only a few minutes drive from the national motorway network. The principal bus and rail stations are within easy walking distance(5 minutes)of the Golden Lion’s front door. There is an excellent choice of shops on the doorstep next to the Thistle indoor shopping Mall. The warmth of our welcome awaits you! Free WIFI available in all public & conference areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Lion Hotel

Address: 8-10 King Street, Stirling FK8 1BD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirling > Stirling
Price Range: RM252 - RM1,032 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Stirling Golden Lion
Golden Lion Hotel Stirling, Scotland
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