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Brook Whipper-In Hotel

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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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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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All reviews market square old building night porter lovely old hotel rutland water coaching inn friendly hotel lovely town lots of character friendly receptionist creaking floorboards public areas two night stay four poster husbands birthday warm welcome cooked breakfast
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Reviewed today

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

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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank marjels
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank whingeingpom66
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 . Kind regards Denise Ummat Director

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Linda W
16 November 2018|
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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
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happj
15 October 2018|
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Response from Brian G | Reviewed this property |
Either, order taken at your table in the morning. Good full english
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Louise G
7 July 2017|
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Every room has newly acquired irons and ironing boards
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"avoid staying here"
125bhavikm
1 week ago
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"Our room Zetland was quiet if you don't want to much of a view"
citydweller8889
5 Oct 2018
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"Did not have one good room"
paulinesmith32
23 Aug 2018
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"The room was quite but no view."
digijrs
16 Aug 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$79 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the whipper in hotelwhipper in hotel oakham
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandOakham
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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