Stirling Highland Hotel
The Stirling Highland Hotel is one of the most historic hotels in the whole of Scotland. It was built in 1854 and previously served as the High School of Stirling. It has wonderful Victorian architecture. Today it is a luxurious retreat with excellent facilities and beautiful decor throughout.
There are 96 beautiful rooms at the hotel. Each one is bright, luxurious and includes all you need to have a great stay. Options are available to suit any needs, from standard double, twin and king rooms with modern en suite bathrooms to deluxe and premium rooms with even more luxuries. There is also a selection of accessible rooms that can comfortably accommodate wheelchair users and people with other mobility issues.
The award winning Scholar’s Restaurant is one of the highlights of the hotel. It has been awarded an AA Rosette for its world class cuisine. This includes wonderful breakfast and a la carte menus. There is also afternoon tea. You can sample all kinds of wonderful local produce and enjoy modern twists on many Scottish classics. The restaurant is in the heart of the hotel and has stunning decor.
If you would rather enjoy quiet drinks or evening cocktails you can visit the Headmaster’s Study Bar. It is comfortable, quaint and a great place to relax.
Spa & Fitness
The Stirling Highland Hotel also stands out as one of the best hotels in the area because of its wonderful Health & Leisure Club. There is a 17m indoor swimming pool, a full gym, squash court, sauna and steam room. Guests and visitors can also try a range of spa treatments so they can relax and unwind.
If you want a historic, romantic and picturesque venue for your wedding, this is it. The Maclaren Suite is the perfect place for the ceremony and you can then have the reception in the wonderful Academy Suite. There are packages to suit any style of wedding and you can work closely with the in-house coordinator.
Meetings & Events
As a former school, the Stirling Highland Hotel has a long history in academia. Today it is still a hotspot for learning, hosting all kinds of meetings and events. The venue is AIM accredited. There are six different spaces, from small boardrooms to the grand Maclaren Suite. As a result, there is space for groups from 5 to 100.
Other Notable Facilities
One of the most incredible things about the hotel is the working observatory. It was built in 1889 and the original telescope is still in full use. The Royal Astrological Society manages it and arranges regular tours. Guests can also enjoy Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and parking on site.
The Stirling Highland Hotel is also one of the best hotels in the area because of the stunning location. You can enjoy amazing views all across the historic city. There are plenty of historical sites nearby, including Stirling Castle, the Church of the Holyrude, and Stirling Bridge.
Book your stay
The Hotel Collection is proud to help you book a stay at this wonderful hotel. If you want to enjoy a Highland retreat or want the most luxurious hotel while you visit Stirling, Edinburgh or Glasgow, this is the spot for you.