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The Portcullis Hotel
Ranked #8 of 20 Hotels in Stirling
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Robust food, good atmosphere, prime location. Window in room didn't fully close and strong grease smell everywhere. Narrow beds with akward spring mattresses but that seemed to be the case all over Scotland.
All in all good enough.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 10 February 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Room was comfortable with fantastic view across Stirling. The lounge/bar was perfect; nice & cosy with a lovely big fireplace and tasty food (tasty breakfasts too). Staff were all friendly and welcoming. Can't recommend it enough.

  • Stayed: February 2012
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Thank Carolinelucy
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Reviewed 13 November 2011

Our group of 5 adults stayed in 3 rooms for one night in this gorgeous hotel, with wonderful history and style.
Beautiful rooms and spotless up-to-date bathrooms. Views from the rooms over to Stirling Castle. Friendly and helpful staff, with great meal in the dining room. Wonderful little bar area and great overall atmosphere.
Wonderful experience !! Recommend it everyone, hope to stay their again one day, it exceeded all our expectations.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with family
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Thank Jeff23_11
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Reviewed 7 October 2011

We stayed 2 nights and as we were celebrating our Golden Wedding we entertained 11 guests for dinner.Our room was perfect with one exception - it was on the second floor but no lift.Other than that we and our guests had a great evening and the food was just exceptional. The quality of service from Lynn and her staff was second to none.Any requests were actioned promptly in a very pleasant manner.I would thoroughly The portcullis to all and thank them for a superb weekend.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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Thank Chadkilroy
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Reviewed 14 July 2011

Set in an Old School House and next door to the Stirling Castle, this Hotel provides a good location to enjoy a short trip to Stirling. The location and atmosphere inside the Hotel make it a must, even if the rooms are a bit noisy due to the old flooring, etc which makes noise when walking through the corridors.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank clntard
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Reviewed 13 February 2011

Stayed here for one night on business. Arrived about 5pm into empty bar which had a peculiar odour which put me off eating here later on. Room was comfortable and clean. TV didn't work properly as there was very little signal. Some noise from other rooms although nothing too disturbing.

In the morning wandered for ages round the empty hotel before I chanced upon a staff member who would serve me breakfast. Breakfast was OK, has the scrambled egg which was served so thick I could slice it.

Altogether quite expensive (£85) and was OK. Would probably try somewhere else in Stirling next time I visit and maybe visit the Portcullis bar as it is apparently a nice place to drink.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled on business
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Thank fossildog
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Reviewed 17 December 2010

stopped for lunch with the boyfriend on the way to the castle and literally didn't get any further! Wonderful food, great hospitality, big roaring fire and christmas tree, the place was so cosy and welcoming it was the highlight of our break. Room was spotless and the bed was SO comfy, Bathroom was immaculate and the views were fabulous. I can't say enough positive things about the place, it's a great spot.

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled as a couple
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Thank thecandymancan
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Additional Information about The Portcullis Hotel

Address: Castle Wynd, Stirling FK8 1EG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Stirling > Stirling
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
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Ranked #8 of 20 Hotels in Stirling
Price Range: £80 - £90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Portcullis Hotel Stirling
The Portcullis Hotel Stirling, Scotland

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