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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Service was fantastic before we even got to the hotel! I had to call and get directions to their car park and the receptionist Chloe was fantastic amd patient with us. Check in was fast, slick and efficient. The lobby and the bottom of the hotel was beautiful and modern, but I think the lift is a time machine! When...

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here with three other couples and enjoyed the weekend very handy for shops etc, food was excellent and staff very friendly roons were abit tired but clean and comfortable. Would go back in the future

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

Thank you for your kind comments , I will pass them on to the team Book now for Mother Day's -full Menu choice available including Afternoon & High Teas daily from 12 noon

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the golden lion with my adult son last Friday night,we emailed for a twin room,which we got,after trying to navigate the oneway system in the centre (nightmare ) we must have went round a good few times trying to get to car park,anyway we asked a woman who came out of the hotel (she worked there) and she...

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

THnak you for your kind comments. The one way system is problematic where we hope to resolve additional signage application with the council to deter this in the future

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location for going out is fantastic We had a good size room with view to the car park on the 3rd floor, bed was large and comfortable apart from the fact it was 2 singles together so if your having a cuddle someone has to brunt the ridge in the middle! Room was well equipped even with own iron and...

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

THnak you for your positive comments, we have rectified the noise from the plumbing due to an airlock in the system. We are looking to refurbish this floor later in the year

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great stay here last week. As I was a female lone traveller who had never stayed in Stirling before I was wary about where I chose and The Golden Lion turned out to be a great choice. I felt very safe and comfortable and the staff were very welcoming. The breakfast next morning was lovely and the...

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

Many Thanks for you kind comments - look forward to a return visit

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location, great staff, great breakfast. Shame our room we had let the experience down. The bed linen was clean as were the towels. We should have twigged at the plug in which was on full when we entered to drop off our bags something wasn't great....( I turned it off as they give me a headache) we had no...

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

THnak you for commenting , and pleased you had an overall good stay. All our rooms vary in size and style due to the age of the Hotel and no two rooms the same. We are in the process of refurbishing bedrooms and are planning for this floor to be highlighted for this in our next budget

Alloa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for only one night as we were booked on the 5:25am train from Stirling, and this was a great idea, as the hotel was great, we had a few drinks in bar before bed, and the decor of the bar and staff were first class, the room was big and shower was good, our stay in this...

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

Thnak you for taking the time to comment I will pass on to our Team accordingly

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A comfortable room which would have been improved by new mattresses,a grab rail by the bath and possibly wifi. However the Twin room was warm clean and comfortable. There was a perfectly adequate television and tea and coffee making facility. The lift worked well but you had to be patient sometimes.

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

THnak you for your kind comments

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard great reports from family and friends about the golden lion hotel and we were not disappointed. My wife and I stayed at the golden lion on Saturday 18th February on a dinner, bed and breakfast present from a family member. We had a stunning double room on the second floor. 2 double beds . The one we...

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

THnak you for your kind comments, we upgraded you on this occasion to one of our Superior rooms which we do on a daily basis at the Manager's discretion

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and old fashioned hotel. really good breakfast and helpful staff. Only minus was that there is no wifi in the rooms, only in public areas and we happened to come on a time when the parking lot was packed.

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

Thank you for your kind comments I am pleased you had a nice stay - we are looking to extend WIFI to the bedrooms in the foreseeable future

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
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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: ₹ 3,731 - ₹ 14,989 (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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“They are all diff,but nice and cosy and plenty of room”
 of 5 bubbles livi54, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view .”
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 of 5 bubbles cbs194, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“At the back may be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles normanm670, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upgraded room really comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles DanielF696, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles AlisonD1905, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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