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Runcorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2015

brilliant food at breakfast and evening meals.friendly staff.great location in stirling old town 5 minutes walk from raiway station lovely 200 year old hotel.room was alittle tired looking but clean .public areas and resturaunt were very nice

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Goldenlionhotel S, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

THank you for your kind comments I will pass these on to the Team, we look forward to welcoming you back

Moray, Scotland
Reviewed 5 March 2015

The room (a single) was on the third floor and had roof lights for windows, was quite small and a sloped roof line that was low enough to bang your head on (more than once). It was however clean and tidy. The sink in the bathroom was free standing meaning toiletries had to be kept on a window ledge a...

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Goldenlionhotel S, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments I will certainly investigate the noise aspect to ensure we minimise any noise as much as possible Kind Regards

scotland
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Lovely hotel , good location , good food & helpful professional staff .this was our first stay at this hotel & we couldn't fault it , excellent value as this was a half board deal we were lucky enough to get

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This hotel is a real enigma. When you drive in to the car park your first thought is - do I really want to stay here? The surface is in a terrible state and the view of the rear of the hotel is awful. However, it is good to actually have a parking space in the town centre and when...

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Goldenlionhotel S, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments I am pleased you overall enjoyed your stay with us, The Hotel's accommodations all vary in size and character due to the age of the Building and rooms all vary - most rooms have been upgraded over the last few years with more in the foreseeable future are planned Once again Thank you

middle england
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We got a good price for a double room two nights midweek in the winter. I think we may have been given a family room (it could have slept four) which was nice as it was much larger than we expected. The breakfast was a nice buffet and all the staff were very helpful. My only issue is the surface...

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Goldenlionhotel S, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments - we will look at the car park situation Regards

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Stayed overnight last night to attend a wedding in the town. Can't guarentee early check in even though I explained we were hoping to get changed rather than travel all dressed up. Told we would just need to turn up about 12 on the day and see. Decided not to risk it. Did turn up early 12:30 ish hoping to...

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Goldenlionhotel S, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your recent stay - I have spoken with the receptionist who was on duty to ensure we follow through on our normal standards of check in and out procedures, thank you for bringing this to our attention You were checked in at 12.47 hours on Saturday and our normal policy is 14.00 hours - we...

Rogart, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2015

On arrival I was struck by what a magnificent building this hotel is - I think it says outside it was built in 1762. This rather makes it a pleasant change from to the average and uniform modern hotel, though fair to say that the Golden Lion has been tastefully modernised inside – certainly my room was very comfortable. Didn’t...

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Goldenlionhotel S, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments I will pass these on to the team Kind Regards

Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We arrived in Stirling far too late to find accommodations. We were very tired and wanted a nice place to stay for the night. We went to the reception at the Golden lion and the receptionist told us that no rooms were available at this time. Sensing our distraught she not only recommended another hotel but got on the phone...

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Goldenlionhotel S, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments I will pass this on to the young receptionist accordingly, I am pleased she was able to assist you and hopefully we will be able to accommodate you again on your next visit to Stirling Kind Regards

Kingston upon Hull
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Stayed for two nights on 5 and 6 Feb. 3 of us stayed in two rooms. The twin room was large and comfortable with lovely views over the city. The single room was smallish but had a larger than usual single bed and had everything I needed. Breakfast was good. The staff were very friendly. I was particularly impressed with...

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Goldenlionhotel S, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments I will pass these on to the team accordingly Kind Regards

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Just to warn anyone expecting hot water for a bath when full this hotel cannot provide enough for all guests. We spent 2 hours trying to get hot water and could not the assistant manager advising that "to keep trying" as the hotel was "too busy" and supply outweighed demand. If you cannot provide enough don`t take too many bookings!...

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Goldenlionhotel S, General Manager at Golden Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to comment on your recent stay, our apologies you were unable to obtain hot water in your room, this has been investigated and unfortunately no fault can be found. I would note your comment has nothing to do with supply and demand as there is always sufficient hot water 24 hours a day throughout the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Lion Hotel

Address: 8-10 King Street, Stirling FK8 1BD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirling > Stirling
Price Range: €66 - €214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Lion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Stirling Golden Lion
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“Ask for a room with good water supply. The man said the further you are into the hotel, the worse the pressure of the water is.”
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