Review of Premier Inn Stirling City Centre

I stayed at the Premier Inn Stirling City Centre on a mid-week night in May 2014. It cost £35 on an advance booking non-refundable rate. The hotel is behind Stirling rail station in a recently redevoped area by the River Forth.

premier inn stirling city centre from distance

You can reach the hotel on foot in less than five mintues over the pedestrian bridge by the railway station

footbridge to pemier inn stirling city centre

The Prermier Inn Stirling City Centre offers free guest parking at the rear of the hotel, but you need to give your car’s registration number at check in. There’s an adjoining Beefeater restaurant and a cinema and another couple of restaurants opposite the hotel.

I was allocated a room at the back of the hotel on the first floor. This is a new hotel so everything is fresh. The room had air conditioning, which would be great in the Summer, but I’d have preferred to be able to open the window.  There were plenty of electrical sockets by the desk. You get 30 minutes free WiFi at Premier Inns, but I stuck to my mobile broadband.

premier inn stirling city centre room

From the window in my room, I could see the Rvier Forth and the Ochil Hills through the foliage. When I sat on the bed, I could also see the Wallace Monument. There was a footpath along the riverside.

premier inn stirling city centre view from window

The shower was very good. Although I’m not a fan of shower curtains, the curtain rail curved out, so I didn’t get the usual horrible shower curtain sticking to my arms effect.

The toilet seat in my room was cracked. I’d put that down to design as the seat curved up to join its hinges. I could have gone to reception to request another room, but as I really liked the quiet, scenic outlook from my room, I decided to stay in that room and report the issue on check out.

There was no-one at reception when I checked out, so I left a note, rather than buzz for a member of staff to come down.

For me, the Premier Inn Stirling City Centre offered a winning combination of a conmfortable, reasonably priced room with free parking in a quiet location within a few minutes walk of tranport links and a city centre with plenty of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

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