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Brook Whipper-In Hotel

Market Place | Rutland, Oakham LE15 6QW, England
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Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Oakham
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
AnneCliveM Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just returned from a one night stay and were very impressed. The staff from the Manager down were courteous and helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Jessica in the restaurant works extremely hard and even though it was very busy she remained smiling. The food is excellent and presentation very good. The breakfast is particularly substantial and... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for four nights last month and I was so impressed with the staff - they really make this hotel. The staff are friendly, attentive and seem to genuinely care for their guests well being. The rooms are all so individual and quirky, I love this. There is plenty of hot water and tea and coffee... More 

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DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for returning to stay with us at The Whipper-In each time you visit Oakham and for commenting so kindly about the Hotel and the warm welcome you receive from Mr Mogridge and his team on each occasion. As a small company we appreciate that you have many choices and I am delighted to read that the... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited this hotel for two nights , great location in centre of Oakham and parking for hotel is just round the corner, so best to un load bags at check in. We were greeted by Jody a very friendly receptionist. We were in Morpeth room which I have to say is very tired. Water marks on the wall paper where... More 

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DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Brook Whipper-In and for your kind compliments regarding the efforts of all of the team at the Hotel to make you feel so welcome during your visit . Mr Mogridge will ,of course, pass this on to his team as such comments are always so welcome and greatly... More 

Oakham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third stay at this friendly hotel, not dirt cheap but a nice easy place to stay at. Cheerful staff and a nice welcome by Judy. Great breakfasts too. child friendly with a decent menu. We will stay again and have no hesitation in recommending to those seeking a no hassle country pub/hotel in a central Oakham location.... More 

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DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Harry Thank you so much for returning to stay with us again at The Whipper-In for your recent visit to Oakham and for your very kind recommendation of the Hotel on this site . I am pleased that you and your family continue to enjoy staying with us and that Mr Mogridge and his team always provide a very... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited by way of a voucher received as a Birthday present,then paid for an extra night. The Hotel is located in the centre of Oakham at the side of a small market square. It's car park is a hundred yards or so along another street. As other reviewers have said it is in need of some TLC in certain... More 

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DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us at The Brook Whipper-in Hotel and I appreciate your honest feedback as a way for us to improve our business in the future. I am pleased that you found the Hotel convenient for exploring Oakham and Rutland and that Chef provided you with a hearty breakfast to set you on your... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly welcome from staff . Hotel has had some improvements , but carpets and bathrooms tired and in need of cleaning/refurb . The floorboards were very creaky ( the place is very old in a good way ) and I was woken a couple of times in the night due to creaking of other people . Breakfast reasonable and... More 

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DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel, responded to this review

I am pleased that you felt most welcome and at home during your recent stay with us at The Brook Whipper-In. As a beamed coaching inn ,part of its charm and character is usually the beams and creaking floorboards but naturally I am very sorry if the movements of some of our other guests disturbed your sleep whilst with us... More 

Selby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in April 15 a Christmas Buy a gift present. After some confusion over the voucher and what it covered we were given a up graded room. When we arrived for check in at 3p.m. our room was not yet ready. The room was OK but in need of a good clean and lick of paint! The bed... More 

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DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alison Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us at the Whipper-In .Please accept my apologies if there was any confusion over the details of your booking as the reception team at the Whipper are normally very efficient but I have passed all your feedback regarding your observations on to the General Manager, Mr Mogridge. I believe that... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Whipper Inn is a perfect place to unwind, relax and enjoy the piece and quiet. It has the rustic charm of an old inn, yet has many of the modern amenities you would expect from a chain hotel. My room was spaceous, clean and comfortable. The staff was very polite and helpful. The restaurant had very good food served... More 

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DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us and I am delighted that you found the tranquillity and peace you needed to relax during your time with us at The Whipper-In. I am also very pleased that you also found your room and the Hotel’s location perfect for your all business needs on this occasion .It has been my... More 

Slough, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a Christmas present my wife and I got a Buy a gift 2 night break. We looked at quite a few places but finally settled on The Whipper-In in Oakham. The hotel itself is a lovely little hotel. A former Coaching Inn (there is plenty of parking not far from the hotel but reserved for guests) the room we... More 

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DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trevor Thank you for choosing to visit the Whipper-In for your recent break in Oakham and I am delighted to read that despite your issues with the bed you none the less enjoyed your stay at the Hotel. Naturally, I am very sorry to read about this and I have asked the General Manager, Mr Mogridge to look at... More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just returned from a weekend stay and thoroughly enjoyed our visit - lovely warm welcome - nothing was too much trouble, with every member of staff being friendly, helpful, polite and happy to help. Jessica, who was looking after the bar on our first evening and also served dinner - was a total delight - happy, smiling service and... More 

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DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel, responded to this review

I am delighted to read that you had such a wonderful stay with us at The Whipper-In and it will be my pleasure to pass your kind compliments on to Mr Mogridge and his team especially Chef. I am very pleased to learn that you both felt comfortable and very welcome at all times even when the Hotel was busy.... More 

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