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10 Best Hotels in Stirling

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa
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34.5 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (482 reviews)

"Lovely hotel in a beautiful location. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Our room was very clean and spacious. We ordered room service and the food was delicious. We will be returning."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa
Stirling Court Hotel
AU$117
per night
3 May - 4 May
3.34 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (577 reviews)
Overnight stay

"The bed was solid and the long long walk down corridor to room right at the end was tiring. Would have been worse had it not been on the ground floor. Breakfast was very nice but coffee was cold. The staff were excellent."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec. 2019

Stirling Court Hotel
The Stirling Highland Hotel
AU$238
per night
7 May - 8 May
0.37 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (1,044 reviews)

"Enjoyable stay. Friendly staff. Good facilities - spa"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

The Stirling Highland Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Stirling
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1.81 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (822 reviews)

"I loved that they had extra items. I forgot my razor & they provided me with an extra. They even had snacks to purchase at the front desk."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Stirling
Hotel Colessio
4 out of 5
AU$217
per night
7 May - 8 May
0.27 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (396 reviews)

"Excellent staff. Clean. Please drop the hollandaise sauce!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Hotel Colessio
Highland Gate by Marston's Inns
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1.86 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (114 reviews)

"The room was really clean the bed was comfortable. The staff was very friendly and the food was lovely. Would most definitely recommend this hotel/ bar restaurant again"…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020

Highland Gate by Marston's Inns
Allan Park Hotel
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0.28 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (97 reviews)

"Good room, interesting choice of dinner menu, for dinner. Choice of hot drinks in the room A bit noisy as room in basement and wooden floor above but quiet after 10 p.m."…"

Reviewed on 1 Feb. 2020

Allan Park Hotel
Friars Wynd Hotel
3.5 out of 5
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0.18 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (53 reviews)

"The place is well maintained and in a central location, close the station. The cafe located with it provides good food. The staff that I met were all very friendly."…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec. 2019

Friars Wynd Hotel
Lost Guest House - Stirling
3 out of 5
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0.37 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (113 reviews)
Clean and great location; basic accommodation.

"I think the hotel was in transition so a few bumps, but the staff were lovely and fun so that made up for any issues. The location is stellar, and the parking safe and free. In my booking it did say free breakfast, which didn't happen at the property, and our rooms weren't tidied at all while we ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan. 2020

Lost Guest House - Stirling
Springfield Lodge Bed and Breakfast
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2.39 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)

"The breakfast is good and the house environment is good"…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov. 2019

Springfield Lodge Bed and Breakfast
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Visiting Stirling

History buffs will enjoy exploring Stirling, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its monuments and university setting.

  • There are 70 hotels and other accommodations in Stirling
  • The closest major airport is in Edinburgh (EDI) 40.3 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.) 41.9 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Stirling

The city's cultural venues include Argyll's Lodging and Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Its historic sites and monuments are notable and landmarks include Tolbooth, Old Town Jail, and Mar's Walk. The university setting is a highlight of the city and University of Stirling is worth a campus tour.

In Stirling, there are 70 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Baron House Bed & Breakfast - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Victoria Square Guest House - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this guesthouse. This 5-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Castlecroft - This 3.5-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Glasgow Cathedral, located 21.1 mi (34 from the heart of the city, and Celtic Park, which is 21.3 mi (34.3 away.

Getting Around Stirling

To explore the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Stirling Station or Stirling Bridge Of Allan Station. Stirling might not have as many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Stirling

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 49°F and the nighttime average to be 34°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 65°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • July through September averages 66°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 57°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • Stirling gets about 52.09 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 65°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 35°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Stirling?
The Lake of Menteith Hotel is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Traveller reviews also recommend Hotel Colessio and Friars Wynd Hotel as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Stirling, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Stirling.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Stirling?
Based on reviews, Willow Court is a popular property for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa and Golden Lion Hotel.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Stirling?
The Stirling Highland Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your stay with the children include Stirling Court Hotel and Hillhead Farm Lets. Also, attractions in the area such as Blair Drummond Safari Park and Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday in Stirling?
Coralinn Bed & Breakfast is a favourite 3-star B&B for couples, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Stirling?
Holiday Inn Express Stirling is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Hillhead Farm Lets and The Inn at Kippen.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Stirling?
Victoria Square is a 5-star guesthouse with a restaurant, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. Hotel Colessio and The Stirling Highland Hotel are other upscale choices for your stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Stirling?
Hotel Colessio is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Stirling?
Coralinn Bed & Breakfast is a 3-star B&B featuring free WiFi and free parking, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Stirling Court Hotel and Victoria Square. You can tee off at Aberfoyle Golf Club during your trip.
Where's the best place to stay in Stirling to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, An Idyllic Countryside Escape From Which to Explore Stirling and the Trossachs is a top historic cottage for our customers, and features in-room kitchens. A couple of other options near historic sites include Hillhead Farm Lets and Victoria Square. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Stirling Castle, National Wallace Monument and Tolbooth.
How is it staying in Stirling?
History buffs will enjoy exploring Stirling, and visitors give high marks for the lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its monuments and university setting. Top sights in the city include Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park and National Wallace Monument. In Stirling, there are 143 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Stirling?
Cultural venues in the city include Smith Art Gallery and Museum, The Engine Shed and Argyll’s Lodging. Its historic sites and monuments are notable and landmarks include Stirling Castle, National Wallace Monument and Tolbooth. The city’s natural beauty is on display at Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Lake of Menteith and Loch Ard Forest.

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