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Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

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Family Room | Desk, blackout drapes, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Deluxe Double Room (Feature) | Desk, blackout drapes, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Desk, blackout drapes, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

Overview of Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Stirling with 2 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges

8,0/10 Very good

635 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
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Kinlochard, The Trossachs, Aberfoyle, Stirling, Scotland, FK8 3TL

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park - 26 min drive
  • Loch Lomond - 41 min drive

Getting around

  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 75 min drive
  • Balloch Station - 28 min drive
  • Alexandria Station - 31 min drive
  • Milngavie Station - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • Wee Blether Tea Room - 9 min walk
  • Liz MacGregors - 5 min drive
  • The Pavillion - 5 min drive
  • The Clachan bar - 5 min drive
  • Maggie's Aberfoyle Kitchen - 6 min drive

About this property

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa

Enjoy your visit to Stirling with a stay at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa. You can visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, body wraps, or aromatherapy, and The Garden Restaurant, one of 2 restaurants, serves regional cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include 2 bars/lounges, an indoor pool, and a health club. The helpful staff and comfortable guestrooms get great marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

English, Polish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 55 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 2 per room)*
  • Restrictions apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour room service

Traveling with children

  • Playground

What to do

  • Racquetball/squash
  • Pool table
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1904
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Health club
  • An indoor pool
  • Arcade/game room
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Languages

  • English
  • Polish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • Television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

The Garden Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.
Rafters Bar and Bistro - This bistro specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 18.00 for adults and GBP 12.50 for children (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for GBP 15.0 per night
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15.00 per pet, per night (maximum GBP 25.00 per stay)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 18 years old are only allowed with adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property charges consumption-based electricity fees.

Also known as

Forest Hills Macdonald Hotel
Macdonald Forest
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel Stirling
Macdonald Forest Hills Stirling
Macdonald Forest Hotel
Macdonald Hotel Forest Hills
Macdonald Forest Hills & Spa
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel Spa
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa Hotel
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa Stirling
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa Hotel Stirling

Frequently asked questions

Does Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa?
As of 29 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa on 02 February 2023 start from R2 366, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa?
Yes, dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of GBP 15.00 per pet, per night.
Is parking offered on site at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa and nearby?
Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes racquetball/squash. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the indoor pool. Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa also has 2 bars, a sauna, and a steam room, as well as an arcade, a picnic area, and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring regional cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Wee Blether Tea Room (9-min walk), Liz MacGregors (4 mi), and The Pavillion (4 mi).
What's the area around Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa like?
Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa is located a short 8-minute walk from Go Country, Forest Hills Water Sport Centre. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Reviews

8,0

Very good

8,6/10

Cleanliness

8,2/10

Staff & service

8,1/10

Amenities

7,9/10

Property conditions & facilities

7,8/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Great Hotel
The hotel was lovely. The setting was beautiful. The staff were really friendly and went out of their way to make sure we could fit in a trip to the pool before dinner! The food was great and we all felt very relaxed even though we were only away for one night.
Laura, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Chris, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Carly, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sunday night
Very nice
A J J, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Thanks for a lovely break. Can’t fault the staff or hotel. Only complaint was the price. Otherwise 10/10.
Stewart, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Katrina, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Stephen, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Overnight stay
Great stay. Check in good, room spacious clean and great view. Staff all lovely. Food in the evening and breakfast perfect. Had a great stay and will return
Gayle, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Hotel was clean, however room looks tired and needs upgrading. Not so sure it’s worth the cost.
Graeme, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Michelle, 2-night family trip
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