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Hotel Star (Kingussie, United Kingdom)

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Hotel Star (Kingussie, United Kingdom)

About Star

The Star is a three-star hotel located in the Scottish Highlands, right in the centre of Kingussie. The hotel is an ideal base for exploring the Highlands. There are 35 simple rooms with traditional furnishings. All the rooms have en suite bathrooms, TVs, hairdryers and tea and coffee making equipment. Ironing facilities are also available. The Star Hotel is a smoke-free property. There’s free Wi-Fi in public areas and complimentary parking on-site is available. A cosy log fire is there in the lobby around which there is regular live entertainment going on. There is a restaurant serving local cuisine that offers all meals. A bar has an extensive wine menu and also features a pool table, dart board and a TV. The beautiful city of Inverness is an hour’s drive from the hotel, and there are many walking routes available nearby.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi(Unavailable)
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • RoomsFair  (7.2 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.0 / 10)

Positive Reviews

positive:

Friendly staff

The staff at the hotel is friendly and helpful. They were always cordial with the guests and assisted the guests in any service they required. Guests said that the staff was quick and efficient. Plus, they were well aware of the surrounding area and advised the guests about the places of interest nearby as well as modes of transport to reach there.

positive:

Central location

The hotel is located in the heart of Kingussie Highlands. Guests said that the hotel is centrally located and it is an ideal base to explore Cairngorms and Aviemore. The train station is also nearby, and other modes of transport are easily accessible too.

positive:

Reasonable food

The hotel has a relaxed and quaint restaurant serving local cuisine. It offers breakfast as well as evening meals and the bar serves cocktails with palatable snacks. All the food is reasonably priced and the quality is also good.


Negative Reviews

negative:

Basic as well as outdated

All the guests said that the decor of the hotel is dated and in dire need of modernisation. The rooms wear a tired and shabby look, and some rooms also have some strange smell said the guests. The hotel is not worth the value because of its overall condition.

negative:

Small bathrooms

The en suite bathrooms are extremely small and with the wash basin being positioned strangely, there is hardly any place to move. Many rooms had just the bath tubs, showers and hairdryers were not present.

negative:

Poor connectivity

There is poor connectivity of TVs and Internet in the rooms. Guests said they were unable to watch TV in the room as the satellite TV barely received any signals. Moreover, some rooms didn't even have Wi-Fi and rest had negligible connectivity.


All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Parking
  3. Non-smoking rooms
  4. WiFi in public areas
  5. Free WiFi (public areas)
  6. Housekeeping
  7. Free WiFi
  8. Breakfast
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Ironing board
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  5. Hairdryer
  6. Central heating
  7. Electric kettle
  8. Desk
  9. WiFi
  10. Coffee machine
Sports facilities
  1. Pool table

Contact

32 High Street , PH21 1HR , Kingussie , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1540)661431 | Fax: +44(1540)661431

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