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The Forth Inn
3.5 out of 5
The price is £90 per night
17.7 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)
Amazing time

"This was an amazing venue and well worth a stay"…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2019

The Forth Inn
Victoria Square
5 out of 5
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0.36 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)
Great Hotel

"Lovely clean room, attentive staff and great setting."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Victoria Square
Munro Guest House
The price is £90 per night
0.23 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)

"Very welcoming but allows guests to find their own comfort level. Provides communal spaces but individual rooms are also great. Richard is the perfect host!!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2020

Munro Guest House
King Robert Hotel
3 out of 5
Glasgow Road, Bannockburn, Stirling, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night
1.71 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (179 reviews)
Will stay agai

"The rooms were clean and tidy nothing was too much for staff , very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

King Robert Hotel
Friars Wynd Hotel
3.5 out of 5
The price is £79 per night
0.11 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (54 reviews)

"Thanks to the manager our trip was great. I was disappointed with the room allocation on arrival, whilst they could not move us he was totally understanding. He bathroom was lovely but the room was tired."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Friars Wynd Hotel
Macdonald Forest Hills Resort
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21.43 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (30 reviews)

"We very much enjoyed the facilities and the view of the loch from the Ben Lomond Lodge, but we found difficulties booking breakfast in the hotel dining room. The staff at the dining room had a rather stand offish manner and were not friendly. We wondered whether this was because we were lodge clients ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Macdonald Forest Hills Resort
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa
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21.43 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (494 reviews)
nice stay

"we had a nice stay in a nice hotel in a lovely location the Service and food was good and we will be back"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa
Lost Guest House - Stirling
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £46 per night
0.23 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (117 reviews)

"Stayed here for work purpose really close to centre breakfast lovely"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan 2020

Lost Guest House - Stirling
The Lake of Menteith Hotel
3 out of 5
Port of Menteith, Stirling, Scotland
The price is £172 per night
14.09 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (111 reviews)

"Staff great Great dinner Fantastic breakfast ( veggie )"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

The Lake of Menteith Hotel
Tigh Mor
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4.88 mi from city centre
Tigh Mor
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Visiting 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.

  • There are 123 hotels and other accommodation options in Stirling
  • The closest major airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), 25 mi (40.3 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), 26 mi (41.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Stirling

Cultural venues in the city include The Engine Shed, Argyll's Lodging and Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Its historic sites and monuments are notable and landmarks include Stirling Castle, National Wallace Monument and Old Town Jail. The city's natural beauty is on display at Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Lake of Menteith and Loch Ard Forest.

Top places to see in the area include Glasgow Cathedral, 21.1 mi/34 km from the city centre, and Celtic Park, which is 21.3 mi (34.3 km) away.

Getting around Stirling

To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Stirling Station or Stirling Bridge Of Allan Station. Stirling might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Stirling

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 9°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 1°C
  • From April to June, the average is 18°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 19°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 14°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the night-time average
  • About 1323 millimetres of rain falls on Stirling each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 18°C, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Stirling?
Munro Guest House is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star guesthouse offers a bar, and is a short 10-minute walk from Stirling Castle. Traveller reviews also recommend Stirling Youth Hostel and Highland Gate by Marston’s Inns 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, Rob Roy Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Willow Court and Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Stirling?
Holiday Inn Express Stirling is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other choices for your stay with the children include Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa and Golden Lion Hotel. 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?
Nestled in the Menteith Hills with Spectacular views of the Lake of Menteith is a favourite 3-star cottage for couples, and features free parking and a fitness centre. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Coralinn Bed & Breakfast and The Lake of Menteith Hotel.
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 Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Stirling?
The Stirling Highland Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Hotel Colessio and Victoria Square 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?
Stirling Court Hotel is a 3-star hotel featuring a restaurant and an indoor pool, 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 Ravenswood Guest House and Coralinn Bed & Breakfast. 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, Castlecroft is a top 4-star guesthouse for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. A couple of other options near historic sites include Willow Court and Linden Guest House. 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 142 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. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as 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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