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This 17th-century coaching inn is in Oakham town centre, in the old market square. It has free parking and original features, including real log fires and ancient oak beams. The Brook Whipper-In Hotel is a traditional country hotel. It is less than 500 metres from Oakham Rail Station, which has regular direct trains to Leicester, Peterborough and London Stansted Airport. Hotel Rooms: 24.
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The fundamentals are all there--a well-heated building, comfortable bed, plentiful hot water, windows that open, a happy atmosphere. Details may not be so good, but I didn't mind that there was a very faint smell of damp in the room, as I quickly ceased to...More
On entering reception at 13.45 to enquire where the car park was, before I spoke, the receptionist said "you cant check in until 3.p.m" How rude!! I was aware of the check in time. The carpark is not signposted, difficult to locate. Returned at 15.00...More
Quaint country hotel set in the lovely village of Oakham. Fantastic location close to the castle and church. Brilliant staff (Sean and Paul) on the front desk. Very helpful and found out the information we asked for. Lovely room with comfy bed. Fabulous breakfast with...More
Thank Paula L
Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In HotelResponded 3 days ago
Dear Paula L
Thank you for your lovely feedback today and we are delighted to read that our historic coaching inn was such a delight for you both.
It was a pleasure for all the team to welcome you to the Whipper-In and I will...More
1. Parking is limited and not actually adjacent to the property. 2. There is a difference between rustic charm and dilapidated - Whipper is the latter. It may be an old building but it is in dire need of renovation. 3. Constant creaking of floor...More
Thank Bhavik M
Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In HotelResponded 5 days ago
Dear Bhavik M
We appreciate your feedback and apologise that on this occasion the Whipper-In Hotel did not quite meet wth your expectations.
1) Parking is free and only limited at present as the local council has taken an area to renovate Oakham Castle ....More
Had a lovely meal there last night, it was very well presented with generous portion sizes. There's a promotion on Thursday nights where one can bring one's own drinks in making it a much more affordable option to eat out routinely.
Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In HotelResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for choosing to dine with us yesterday and for taking a moment to comment on your experience. It was a pleasure for Chef to cook for you and we hope to welcome you back again very soon .
Response from AndyMcCutcheon | Reviewed this property |
Hi we live locally so have never stayed a the Whipper In, but it is located in the market place with no through traffic.
Oakham is generally a quiet place so I very much doubt you will have noise issues