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Brook Whipper-In Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Market Place | Rutland, Oakham LE15 6QW, England
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Ranked #6 of 8 hotels in Oakham
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
MSW258 Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just returned to The Whipper again after 41 years to celebrate our 41st wedding anniversary and took our bridesmaid and husband with us. Turned out to be a great two days with staff who couldn't do enough for us, even to the extent of a celebration bottle of fizz on the house. We were upgraded to the four poster executive... More

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked this hotel for a weekend to celebrate my birthday and to see our son and daughter in law who live in Oakham. He asked them to arrange a bouquet of flowers for him which they did and they also upgraded our room to a mini suite. Very quaint hotel, fabulous quiet location in the market square, and... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has attentive and helpful staff. The restaurant and breakfast food were better than most and the standard of accommodation is quite good. The only gripes we had were that there were only two dim bedside lights to illuminate the entire large top floor room and that the room was very cold when we went into it. The manager... More

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solihull england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Booked a last minute break on Friday for a Saturday stop over. I have to say some of the reviews made me smile when they moaned about a bit of dust , cracked paint and other minor issues. This is a 17th century inn its bound to have a few issues get over it !!! The place was very quirky... More

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Cley Next the Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Superbly located in Oakham - excellent walking at Rutland Water and easy access to Stamford. All the staff were faultless, cheerful and helpful at all times. Large bedroom with king size comfortable bed, quality towels and linen. Very quiet at night. Only minus point is that our bedroom and bathroom need a makeover, This could be a fabulous room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night and had a wonderful time- all the staff were exceptionally friendly. Rooms individual and cosy, breakfast fresh and delicious- and I can confirm the tequila was great too! Would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My partner and I had a shopping trip to Oakham last Saturday and had booked a table at the Whipper inn for a late afternoon/ early evening meal before returning home. Whilst the rain stayed away for once, the wind chill made in feel like minus 20 outside, so the warm welcome to the whipper inn was very welcome. Both... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Popped in with my wife for a coffee and chat . Friendly receptionist who pointed us to bar area.Very dated decor but cosy. Had cafetierre of coffee and wife had an earl grey tea. Got free homemade shortbread biscuits too . Nice touch Member of staff forgot we were in there though at one point and she started singing and... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Stopped in this quirky old building for one night a few weeks ago and enjoyed the immediate location and the historic county town of Rutland. The receptionist was friendly, helpful and welcoming. As we found our way to our room, discovering passageways and stairways on our mini journey, I was impressed by the quirkiness of the building. All of the... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

The Whipper Inn Hotel is in a great location to experience the Rutland countryside. We as a professional cycling team use the hotel many times during the year and every stay the staff are always very accommodating and go that extra mile! The food in the restaurant is excellent as are the bar snacks. The hotel is cosy and very... More

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Additional Information about Brook Whipper-In Hotel

Also Known As:
The Whipper In Hotel
Whipper In Hotel Oakham
Brook Whipper-In Hotel Oakham, Rutland
Address: Market Place | Rutland, Oakham LE15 6QW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Rutland > Oakham
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 8 hotels in Oakham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Brook Whipper-In Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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. ... more   less 
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