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Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling

Spittal Street, Stirling, FK81DU, UK
Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling 01786 272727 Spittal Street Stirling
77 out of 100% 288 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
  • Public Transport Nearby

Highland Hotel oozes character having been converted from the former Stirling High School. The hotel offers comfortable accommodation, delicious food and great leisure facilities. 

Anne-Marie Myhotelbreak & Classic Britain
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Leisure with pool
  • Spa Treatments
  • Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 96

Parking Spaces: 100

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Highland Hotel in Stirling is, by far, the most prestigious hotel in the city. It used to be the high school. You’ll be tucked up in the most luxurious en suite double dormitory you've ever seen, with the best school dinner you've ever tasted!

The Stirling Highland Hotel is just a stone’s throw away from Stirling Castle and is within easy reach of Scotland’s two major cities; Glasgow and Edinburgh. Stirling is often referred to as Gateway to the Highlands and it is here that Scotland's most famous hero William Wallace beat the English and there is a monument to commemorate his legacy.

The 4-star Stirling Highland Hotel offers 96 warm and inviting bedrooms and includes 10 Premium bedrooms also two bedrooms with wheelchair access.

The wood-panelled Scholars Restaurant at the Stirling Highland Hotel offers diners a choice of fine cuisine with select wines to match. The Headmasters Study Bar is located next to the restaurant making it the ideal meeting place for a pre-dinner drink.

The Health & Leisure Club at the Stirling Highland Hotel is more than just a fitness club it’s a place you can work out, relax and de-stress.

The Highland Hotel in Stirling offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Trouser Press
tick Iron/Board
tick Internet (Rooms)
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Bathrobes & Slippers

Retaining the charm and character of the hotel, the guest rooms are bathed in pale yellow decor with traditional furnishings. The rooms are light and airy and include a seating area with easy chairs and a coffee table and include quality features such as wireless Internet access, complimentary refreshment trays, and iron & iron board.

Family Rooms at the Highland Hotel contain a double bed with an adjoining bunk bedded room. Please call us on 01357 529 129 to check availability. 

The Highland Hotel also has several interconnecting rooms. When this room type is for a family, If you are booking on a special offer then the 2nd room is charged at the full offer rates. However, if you book on the Standard Rates then the 2nd room for the children would be charged at 50%. Please call our reservations line for further information should you require it.

Premium Package Rooms (Superior)
The Premium rooms feature all the great character and amenities of the standard rooms plus the benefits of bathrobes & slippers, newspaper, Water, Wine and 2 pm Check out. Please note that the room's size and decor and the same as a Standard Room you are paying the supplement for the Premium Package.

Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

Scholars Restaurant:
Cuisine: Traditional

For a touch of style, dine in the Scholars Restaurant. Serving up traditional and International gourmet cuisine, come to one of the most popular eateries in Stirling. The Headmaster's Study is an ideal comfortable venue for a pre and post-dinner drink.

Dinner Service Times

Sunday to Thursday: 7 pm - 9.45 pm
Friday & Saturday: 6.30 pm - 10 pm

Headmaster's Study Bar:
You don't need to worry about being told off in this Headmaster's Study. If you need a drink before dinner or a whisky tipple with your coffee, there is a huge variety to choose from.
Mornings: 11:00
Evenings: Open till 00:00


tick Fitness Suite
tick Sauna
tick Steam Room
tick Beauty Treatments
tick Indoor Heated Swimming Pool
tick Jacuzzi
tick Spa Bath
tick Aerobics Suite
tick Squash Court

The Health Club at The Stirling Highland Hotel offers fantastic facilities, all of which are available to Hotel Guests.

Beauty at the Highland Hotel is synonymous with excellence and products of the highest quality, so it makes sense to pamper and indulge yourself with the innovation that is Body sensual. Chill out in the relaxation suite, designed for your ultimate comfort and convenience.

The beauty team has selected Collin-Paris products to treat you. Each treatment has been professionally chosen to be beneficial to the mind, body and spirit helping you to stimulate your senses and free your mind from the stresses of modern-day living.

Opening Times
Monday-Friday 6.30 am-8 pm
Saturday – Sunday 8.30 am-5 pm

The last entry is 45 minutes before close.

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Please be advised that the hotels have no treatment rooms on the ground floor or with lift access. As such, we regretfully cannot provide treatments for guests with mobility issues.

Location & Directions

Directions to Stirling Highland Hotel in Stirling

Take Junction 10 off the M9 and follow the signs to Stirling Castle. The Highland Hotel is on the left 500 yards before the Castle.

Edinburgh International 34 miles
Glasgow 39.5 miles

Stirling 0.6mile

Parking facilities
100 Car Park Spaces

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Pool & Gym - Now Open
The pool and gym has now re-opened. Pre-booking is essential. 

Spa Breaks: 
If you have booked on a spa break package or are looking to book spa treatments. Pre booking your treatment is essential by contacting the spa direct via -

Please be advised that we have no treatment rooms on the ground floor or with lift access. As such, we regretfully cannot provide treatments for guests with mobility issues.

Dinner - When staying on a break that includes dinner guest will have a set Table D'Hote menu however the a la carte menu is also available with supplements for each option. The restaurant is very busy, we advise pre booking your dinner time prior to arrival, please contact the hotel direct to do this.

Afternoon Tea's
The hotel requires a minimum of 3 days notice to arrange afternoon tea time. Please contact the hotel directly to book in your time. If you are booking for an on the day arrival, afternoon tea will be given on the following day and not the day of arrival. 

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Tennis
tick Quad Biking
tick Horse Riding
tick Clay Pigeon Shooting
tick Nature Reserves
tick Skiing
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Shooting
tick Childrens Play Area
tick Horse Racing
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Wildlife Watching
tick Putting Green
tick Climbing

Stirling has plenty of golf courses nearby for the enthusiast, most offering lovely views of the area. Alternatively, the Stirling Highland Hotel with its central Scotland location makes the perfect base for visiting championship competitions on the many famous courses only a short drive away

Stirling Castle is a great symbol of Scottish independence and a source of enduring national pride. The castle’s long, turbulent history is associated with great figures from Scotland’s past, such as William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and Mary Queen of Scots.


Just over 3 miles from the hotel lies the beautiful historic spa town Bridge of Allan which has been a popular holiday destination since the early Victorian times. The centre has a wide variety of one-off boutique shops, cafes and delicatessens, and there are lots of beautiful public walks around the outskirts.


This is a magnificent 15th-century building, still with its original oak beams intact. It is one of the few medieval parish churches to have survived the Reformation, which was very extreme in Scotland.


Stands tall and proud outside the city of Stirling and overlooks the scene of Scotland’s victory at The Battle of Stirling Bridge.


From the wildlife animal reserves to the adventure playground and many more attractions, there is plenty of fun and excitement for all the family.


One of Scotland’s finest baronial mansions, it displays over 600 years of Scottish history and has played host to many great historical figures such as Mary Queen of Scots, Cromwell and Bonnie Prince Charlie. There is also an extensive park surrounding Callendar House, open all year round.


Stunning scenery, from the breathtaking mountains and glens of the Trossachs to the vast tranquil beauty of Loch Lomond, mainland UK’s largest body of water


A boat lift, though that description hardly does it justice! Quite simply a mechanical marvel of the modern age.


Glengoyne is a distillery like no other and offers seriously entertaining, in-depth visits to whisky experts and beginners alike.


Hamilton Park 28 miles 
Perth 40 miles 
Musselburgh 48 miles 

The Highland Hotel has the added bonus of its Observatory which is looked after by the Stirling Astronomical Society. A visit to the Observatory can be arranged by the hotel and someone from the Society will be happy to come and give you a short demonstration and talk. Please note this is free of charge however a donation to the Stirling Astronomical Society would be appreciated.

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide

Are there any Twin rooms?
Yes and all the King rooms can also be made up as twins on request. Just add a note to the booking.
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