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Get an overview of this hotelLakefront hotel with 2 restaurants and full-service spa



Situated on a lake, this spa hotel is 7.7 mi (12.3 km) from Lake of Menteith and 11.2 mi (18.1 km) from Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Loch Katrine and Glengoyne Distillery are also within 20 mi (32 km).

Hotel Features

2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a health club, and outdoor tennis courts.

Room Amenities

All 55 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with digital channels, and other amenities include 24-hour room service and coffee makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa features outdoor tennis courts and an indoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

4 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a health club, a sauna, and spa services. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • Luggage storage 
  • Wedding services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Garden 
  • Health club 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Total number of rooms - 55 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Year Built 1904 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 9:30 AM.

The Garden Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Open daily.

Rafters Bar and Bistro - This bistro specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Outdoor tennis courts and a health club are featured at the hotel. In addition to an indoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 25.00 per pet, per stay (maximum GBP 25.00 per stay)
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) or a rollaway bed. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 21.50 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 25.00 per pet, per stay (maximum GBP 25.00 per stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Macdonald Forest Hotel
  • Macdonald Hotel Forest Hills
  • Forest Hills Macdonald Hotel
  • Macdonald Forest
  • Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel
  • Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel Stirling
  • Macdonald Forest Hills Stirling

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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