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Top Stirling Historic Hotels

Fletcher's Restaurant Bar & Rooms
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Overnight stay

"Bed clean and comfy, staff were all really friendly, good food and breakfast. The only slight navigate feedback I would give was the room was a bit dusty especially in the wardrobe and the mastic around the bath was a bit mouldy. This didn’t spoil our stay and I would go back."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2020

Fletcher's Restaurant Bar & Rooms
Nestled in the Menteith Hills with Spectacular views of the Lake of Menteith
4.9/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Place where you want to come back again and again

"We have stayed in Merlin previously and this time we stayed in Buzzard, great place, amazing views, very warm and friendly hosts. Thank you, Alison and Matthew!!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Nestled in the Menteith Hills with Spectacular views of the Lake of Menteith
Castlecroft
4 out of 5
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4.9/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)
The Best B & B near Striling castle

"Great hospitality from Laura. Breakfast was at a high standard, especially Laura's homemade bread! Clean, tidy and cosy. Would definitely recommend. Great proximity to Stirling castle and wonderful views."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Castlecroft
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Victoria Square
5 out of 5
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4.9/5Exceptional! (128 reviews)

"Had an excellent, relaxing, comfortable stay. Food and service was excellent. All our needs were catered for and staff were extremely professional. Will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2020

Victoria Square
The Old Tram-House Apartments
3.5 out of 5
42 Causewayhead Road, Stirling, Scotland
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4.7/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)

"Very cozy atmosphere. Breakfast was excellent. Bedroom was comfy and quiet."…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2019

The Old Tram-House Apartments
Ravenswood Guest House
The price is £59 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
4.7/5Exceptional! (129 reviews)
A most delightful stay!

"Stuart was an absolute gem! He was kind and personable and his home was lovely! The room was immaculate and tastefully decorated. We had to leave rather early the next morning to catch the ferry in Cairnryan and he still made us a delicious breakfast that was ready at 7am. Would stay again!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Ravenswood Guest House
Coralinn Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
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The price is £72 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (67 reviews)
Great stay at the Coralinn

"The Coralinn was a superb place to stay whilst I was volunteering at the Solheim cup. Very friendly owner. I stayed in the family room which was spacious with a lovely ensuite. The breakfast was awesome! I would definitely stay there again and recommend it to others."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2019

Coralinn Bed & Breakfast
Holiday Inn Express Stirling
3 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is £39 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (856 reviews)

"Good hotel ,easy walk into Stirling , good location"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2020

Holiday Inn Express Stirling
Hillhead Farm Lets
The price is £45 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (124 reviews)

"I wasn't sure what to expect but i was delighted. Clean, roomy and a Brewer's Fayre restaurant at the end of the short lane. All in all - recommended"…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Hillhead Farm Lets
An Idyllic Countryside Escape From Which to Explore Stirling and the Trossachs
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4.2/5Very Good! (52 reviews)
One week break

"Good location about 6 mile away from Stirling the House had a lot of equipment to hand and nice and quiet to relax"…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2020

An Idyllic Countryside Escape From Which to Explore Stirling and the Trossachs
The Stirling Highland Hotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is £52 per night from 23 Dec to 24 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (966 reviews)

"Had a lovely stay, rooms were lovely and staff very friendly , hotel was very organised and in control of social distancing and hand sanitising etc"…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020

The Stirling Highland Hotel
Stirling Court Hotel
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4.1/5Very Good! (585 reviews)

"Nice room. Easy parking. Quiet location in attractive grounds."…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2020

Stirling Court Hotel
Hotel Colessio
4 out of 5
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The price is £49 per night from 7 Dec to 8 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (426 reviews)

"The hotel is in prime location in Sterling, on the walk towards the castle, We stayed in a King Deluxe room, facing the front of the property. The room is very modern, spacious and comfortable. The room and hotel in general was very clean and the hotel staff did a great job in managing the current ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Hotel Colessio
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa
The price is £80 per night from 21 Dec to 22 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (530 reviews)

"Beautiful property with stunning grounds and views."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2020

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa
Willow Court
4 out of 5
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4.1/5Very Good! (75 reviews)
Happy Highlander

"What a find ! Quiet, secluded, friendly welcoming, helpful staff, superb room, easily accessible, facilities on site, food and drink available, good breakfast choices. Easy access to the city and all the attractions in the area. I could not find a single fault and for B&B, the price was fabulous. ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

Willow Court
King Robert Hotel
3 out of 5
Glasgow Road, Bannockburn, Stirling, Scotland
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The price is £51 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
4/5Very Good! (180 reviews)

"king robert hotel in bannockburn is really worth a visit. staff are first class, breakfast is really good and lots of choice buffet style. room was really comfortable and clean. we had dinner on our last night. it was really tasty and well presented....the hotel does need upgrading in places but ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

King Robert Hotel
Beech Court
4 out of 5
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3.7/5Good! (63 reviews)
Poor experience

"Hi son stayed for 3 weeks, first week room not cleaned 2nd week maids went in and cleared all his stuff out even though he was booked in for another 2 weeks. Would not use again."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2017

Beech Court
Golden Lion Hotel
3 out of 5
8-10 King St , Stirling, Scotland
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3.7/5Good! (305 reviews)

"Excellent food deal for hotel guests in the restaurant and the food was outstanding. Crowded breakfast and shower was faulty."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Golden Lion Hotel
Royal Hotel
3 out of 5
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3.2/5 (69 reviews)
Lovely function rooms and welcoming staff.

"Lovely hotel in a good location, definitely recommend if you want to visit Stirling area."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2019

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Guide to Stirling Historic Hotels

When you take a Stirling trip out of town, it's easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You know that your rooms will have all the necessary amenities. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more distinguished hotel can enrich your stay. A stay in a Stirling historic hotel still gives you a fully-furnished room and one with loads of personality. Additionally, it provides you the chance to immerse yourself in Stirling's history.

Something Old, Something New

As soon as you pass through the lobby of your Stirling hotel, you'll be transported to the past. With their unique architectures and locations infused with a colourful history, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. Although these hotels are historic, they have of the up-to-date conveniences that help you keep in touch or relax on your stay. You'll notice your room outfitted with a cosy bed, loads of character, and about anything else you'll need for a wonderful trip.

After you've explored your historic hotel, you can check out the museums and well-known landmarks to take in more of the region's culture. If you are unsure where to begin exploring in Stirling, then you can always start by visiting Stirling Castle. Visiting one of these stately strongholds can be just the thing to set the tone for your historic stay. If you are looking for more exciting places to see, ask your hotel's staff or read through our tips left by your fellow travellers to Stirling

Your Stirling Accommodation Is Waiting

Stirling has 23 vintage hotels that have the look and feel of another era. Some of these hotel rooms are where respected politicians may have stayed. You're certain to book a hotel with all the in-room amenities as well as the classic charm you wish for. Make sure to book your vintage hotel soon, or you may miss out on a stay in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Stirling?
On a trip to Stirling, those interested in local history will likely want to explore the monuments. Why not make your visit more savoury and check out some of the lively bars?
What's the best hotel in Stirling to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Stirling Highland Hotel is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and a restaurant. Old Town Jail is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Golden Lion Hotel and Hotel Colessio.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Stirling?
In Stirling, there are 167 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 21 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Stirling?
Stirling is notable for its monuments and landmarks like National Wallace Monument, Old Town Jail and Mar’s Walk. Cultural venues include Tolbooth, The Engine Shed and Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Other popular sights include Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.
What is a historic hotel like in Stirling?
Guests who choose a historic hotel can sleep in a building that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features can be admired within the guestrooms or public spaces of these historic hotels in Stirling, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels are generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Stirling have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you expect to find, but every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi and the popular amenities found in any hotel should be available at a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Stirling, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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