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Golden Lion Hotel

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8-10 King Street, Stirling FK8 1BD Scotland See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Golden Lion is located in King Street, Sterling and is in a great position for you to explore on foot. Sterling Castle, The Church of the Holy Rude, Mars Walk and the former Cowanes Hospital are just a few minutes away. The Hotel is...More

Thank Andy L
Response from GoldenLionStirling, General Manager at Golden Lion HotelResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your feedback Our Car park is located on Sat Nav FK8 1DQ at the rear of hotel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was worried to stay here after reading the reviews. But after staying here, I have no idea what they are talking about! We had a total of 4 rooms booked and we had an issue with our Expedia booking. The hotel staff went over...More

1  Thank SaraSuitcase
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for 2 nights at the Golden Lion on a recent visit to Stirling for a wedding. It has a great location in the centre of the town and is a charming old style hotel. My room was a bot on the small side...More

1  Thank Roy_Belfast1966
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for a business trip and for the price paid for a single room, it is not worth it. The car park is difficult to find too but that’s not the hotels fault. My room was clean but poor decor. The wall paper...More

Thank Emily Y
Response from GoldenLionStirling, General Manager at Golden Lion HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback - next time ask to upgrade to one of our new rooms - our Single rooms can be small in size We will discuss the feedback process to the receptionist as a training tool for future ref

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Modernised in places but not in enough places, This is an old hotel with very difficult parking and not that close the sights when considering other locations and venues. Breakfast attrocious, dirty, sticky tables everywhere, food congealed on hotplates and chaffers, really poorly done (we...More

1  Thank WallaceBluemonday
Response from GoldenLionStirling, General Manager at Golden Lion HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback - disappointed to hear this - will investigate - Internet is only available as advertised in public areas Thnak you

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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 More 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. Less
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Room Service
Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$88 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Golden Lion
Stirling Golden Lion
Golden Lion Hotel Stirling, Scotland
Golden Lion Stirling
United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirling > Stirling
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September 19, 2017|
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Response from cbs194 | Reviewed this property |
We have since been back for a stay and couldn't complain of the other room we were given.New review will be posted!
April 24, 2017|
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Response from delingard | Reviewed this property |
As said above, there is a lift from the carpark up to reception and the other floors. When I was there I saw a gentleman in a wheel chair using this lift and sharing the lift with companions, so though small the lift is... More
April 9, 2017|
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Response from GoldenLionStirling | Property representative |
Breakfast is a Buffet style, albeit we offer full tables service if required upon request, Tea/Coffee & Toast is always served to your table Regards
Room Tips
"Family rooms will provide you with extra space"
3 weeks ago
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4 weeks ago
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"There aren't anygreat views from the hotel, but try the front rooms which look out on the main street."
4 weeks ago
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"Renovated second and third floor rooms likely okay"
Sep. 9, 2018
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