Golden Lion Hotel - Stirling

8-10 King Street, Stirling, United Kingdom, FK7 1BD  show map
 3 stars
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Golden Lion Hotel - Stirling

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Picnic area/ Tables

Lobby bar

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Golden Lion is a 3-star hotel located in the heart of Stirling. The elegant building was renovated in 2012 and now combines traditional architecture with modern technology.

You can find Stirling Castle, VisitScotland Stirling and Central Library only 150 meters from the property. Just 10 minutes' walk from Stirling city center.

The hotel boasts close proximity to cafés, entertainment venues and pubs.

Golden Lion Hotel lies within 45 minutes’ drive to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

Golden Lion Hotel is a property in Stirling that comes with 67 rooms and provides a laptop safe, a DVD player, individual climate control, a closet and a writing table. Decorated in standard design with carpet floor, the rooms feature family bathrooms equipped with a shower, toiletries and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

There is a bar for guests to enjoy their meal. The onsite good restaurant specializes in vegetarian cuisine. The lounge bar serves malts and whiskies.

Services

Business travelers can avail of a meeting room, a slide projector and a projection screen offered on site.

Relax

The hotel provides meals, cots and board games for families with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   67.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Off-site parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Toilet

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 

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Hotel Address:

8-10 King Street, Stirling, United Kingdom, FK7 1BD

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City Center
  • Stirling
    200 m
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    40.5 km
  • Glasgow International (GLA)
    41.3 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    67

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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      Family Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Golden Lion Hotel - Stirling Stirling location
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        Hotel Address:

        8-10 King Street, Stirling, United Kingdom, FK7 1BD

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Stirling
          200 m
        Airports
        • Turnhouse (EDI)
          40.5 km
        • Glasgow International (GLA)
          41.3 km
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          67

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedStirlingGolden Lion

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        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Stirling Old Town Jail - 300 m
        • Smith Art Gallery & Museum - 500 m
        • The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum - 2.5 km
        • Fotheringham Gallery Contemporary Fine Art & Applied Art - 4.0 km
        • Clackmannanshire Council Museum & Heritage Service - 8.9 km

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 100 m

        Places of interest

        • Allanpark Bingo & Social Club - 200 m
        • Stirling Castle - 600 m
        • The National Wallace Monument - 2.5 km
        • Bridge Of Allan Bowling Clubs - 3.7 km
        • Allan Bridge Social Club - 4.2 km

        Amusement

        • Carlton Cinemas - 200 m
        • Rileys Pool Snooker & Poker Club - 300 m
        • Stirling Indoor Bowling Centre - 500 m
        • Amf Bowling - 500 m
        • bearheart castle - 700 m
        • John Spencer Snooker Club - 800 m

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Wallace Monument - 1.1 km

        Theaters

        • Albert Halls - 200 m
        • Macrobert Arts Centre - 3.4 km

        Local attractions

        • Cathedral Museum - 8.0 km
          The Cross, Dunblane
        • Active Kid Adventure Park - 10.2 km
          Burnside Farm, Stanley
        • Falkirk Wheel - 16.5 km
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        • Dunblane Cathedral - 8.1 km
          The Cross, Dunblane
        • The Pineapple - 10.4 km
          1/2 mile northwest of Airth, Falkirk
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          67

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedStirlingGolden Lion

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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        Golden Lion Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Golden Lion

        Average guest rating

        7.6out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 523 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Single
          10.0

          It was convient for the shops, and sight seeing places.Public transport close to hand, good night life.

          The only thing that I didnt like was the parking more pot holes than the golf course.

        • Family with children
          7.8

          Staff at the restaurant very friendly.Free car park, close to the city centre

          Didn't like the lift (could do with some updating).The receptionist didn't seem very happy when we arrived, Very loud on Saturday during the wedding we could hear everything in our room..

        • Older travelers
          4.4

          location

          Didnt like the room we had,have stayed there few times before and the rooms were fine,but this time there was a musty damp smell in the room,and it was too small. Also the breakfast i got was not very nice the sausage was off, put us off eating in the hotel.We are not ones for complaining so we did not bring this to anyones attention,however we are not sure if we will stay there again.

        • Single
          7.8

          Beautiful little walkable city location. Walking distance from a wonderful castle. Many, many restaurants and shops just outside the doors. Gourmet quality food. Friendly, helpful staff available 24 hours a day. Central location to many sights in Scotland. Minutes from the train station.

          The room was quite small. Each night, I stayed 4 nights in all, the late partying noises from the street were loud and endless into the wee hours.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Friendly helpful reception staff.

          Very average breakfast. Buffet not replenished unless you ask and tables not cleared.

        • Group of friends
          7.0

          Superb location. Good shower in room.

          We booked an executive twin room, can't really say there was anything executive about it. Breakfast was ok, have had better for cheaper though.

        • Single
          7.8

          Central location. Excellent receptionist (small, dark, spoke with an non-British accent).

          Car park. Would be nice to have one. Not a chance of getting the car in and out.

        • Couple
          9.6

          Location of hotel, very central, very clean, friendly staff.although upgrading at reception area no inconvenience was caused.

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          Lift Location Parking

          Brealfast was very ordinary and restaurant staff were disinterested.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          Thought the food was excellent. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel was an ideal location in the middle of the city centre for all the shops and the castle.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          I like the atmosphere in general. All the stuff was very gentle and friendly. The bar and dining room were cosy. We stayed only one night with our three years old son and we would come back in the future end recommend it to our friends. Many thanks Jarka Cox

          There was nothing we did not like.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          great staff, clean hotel and good food and service

        • Single
          7.4

          The Golden Lion is ideally located in the centre of Stirling for local shopping and visiting the nearby attractions. Very close to the Train and Bus Staions. I used the Hotel for business purposes but would stay here for pleasure / holiday. The menu is quite selective but the food is of high quality with service to match. Cleanliness of Hotel is not questionable with rooms offering good facilities. Secure car parking.

          I have only one thing to mention here and that is the rooms on the 3rd floor are quite small in comparison to other rooms within the hotel. The lift to this floor is somewhat antiquated and again not that big which could cause a problem is there is heavy luggage to be taken to the room.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          Clean, great size room and clean renovated bathroom

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          Went for my mothers 80th birthday, Hotel a little difficult to find due to one-way system (maybe better details on directions). Very nice hotel and clean - did the job!!!.

          Breakfast was a little disappointing - food a little overcooked even though we were there at start of Breakfast (but good choice though). Evening meal very good.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Golden Lion Hotel - Stirling Stirling location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        8-10 King Street, Stirling, United Kingdom, FK7 1BD

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Stirling
          200 m
        Airports
        • Turnhouse (EDI)
          40.5 km
        • Glasgow International (GLA)
          41.3 km
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          67

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedStirlingGolden Lion

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

        Use Badge