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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for two nights for business purposes in Oakham. The staff are friendly and accommodating. The property is an old style manor house type of hotel but it's quint and works well. Room was en suite and warm, provided everything I needed, would recommend to anyone who was to stay in Oakham.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in late at night after being Delayed in Coventry.Great reception from hosts who kept hospitality open for us so we could catch up with colleague who had travelled ahead, Comfortable beds and excellent English Breakfast, Good friendly place.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great stay here for NYE. The hotel is located right in the centre of a beautiful cobble stoned town. The staff were really friendly throughout our stay, also smiling and making sure we had everything we needed. The chef was fantastic, and made some brilliant vegan dishes. Each room was differently furnished with real charm & character....

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

Dear lucyjanecharles Thank you for your wonderful review and rating of the Brook Whipper-In and I am delighted that you found the hotel to be a perfect venue to welcome in 2017. Chef Deepu will be very pleased to receive your kind compliments and of course he looks forward to cooking for you once again the next time you are...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for new year and had the set menu for the evening. It was absolutely incredible, so delicious and beautifully presented, and all the staff were so friendly despite haing to work NYE. The rooms are charming and characterful, and we had a great nights sleep - we couldn't hear any noise from the street or lively bar...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us visited for New Year's Eve and had a lovely stay in the Whipper-In Hotel. Having not visited Oakham before, we thought the hotel was in the perfect central location, as well as very close to the A1 which was useful for our journey up from London. The food was excellent and the staff were all extremely...

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for a night on NYE this year. Having never been to the area we didn't really know what to expect but the staff were extremely friendly and welcoming and the location was ideal (5 minute walk from the station). The rooms were bright and spacious with all the necessities needed. We had a lovely three course meal in...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I celebrated New Year here with a small group of friends and my partner. The hotel was unique, quirky, rooms were great and there was a really pleasant/warm atmosphere throughout the vicinity. The food was delightful - everyone was very impressed by the menu and even more impressed by the quality of the food, it was truly delicious. The staff...

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Thank Josh C
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very wet day when we went to Oakham.However this didn't spoil our afternoon tea. A lovely quintessential afternoon tea in a quaint hotel/pub in the heart of England. What more could anyone want?. This was bought as a present and proved to be very acceptable. The hotel was quiet. The staff that we saw were pleasant and...

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

Dear pejay2016 Thank you for reviewing your recent Afternoon Tea with us so kindly. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the whole afternoon despite the weather and it will be my pleasure to pass your kind words on to Chef. Thank you once again for choosing The Brook Whipper-In Hotel and I do hope that we will have...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely bday treat at this friendly hotel. Staff couldn't do enough to help. Superb location in middle of town with amenities all around. Breakfast lovely,and jade who worked the hotel bar was lovely to chat to at the end of an evening out. Hotel manager even went the extra mile and very kindly returned husbands scarf to our...

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

Dear Pamela19562015 It is wonderful to read that you and your husband had such a relaxing break with us at The Brook Whipper-In. I will , of course , pass your kind words on to Mr Turton , Chef ,Jade and Lynn and as the 25th December approaches on behalf of us all at Brook , I wish you both...

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Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on a Saturday dinner time. Food was very good had loverly fish in Gin and Tonic batter (never tried it like that before) and the staff were excellent. Will be returning maybe even stay overnight next time.

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

Dear smurfs61 Thank you for your very kind review of your lunch with us last Saturday. Chef will be especially delighted to learn that you enjoyed his Gin and Tonic Batter and of course he looks forward to being able to cook for you again very soon. Kind regards Denise Ummat

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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 

Additional Information about Brook Whipper-In Hotel

Address: Market Place | Rutland, Oakham LE15 6DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Rutland > Oakham
Price Range: $70 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brook Whipper-In Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
The Whipper In Hotel
Whipper In Hotel Oakham
Brook Whipper-In Hotel Oakham, Rutland
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“Rooms have double glazing which keeps warmth in and noise out-just off main road. .”
 of 5 bubbles bossylemon, 2 days ago | Read review
“Discuss your needs when booking , this is an old building with many quirks ! The quirks can add to the experience if identified in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles 45gavinp, Nov 5, 2016 | Read review
“ask to see your room before agreeing to spend ANY money.”
  • gap in cutrains covered by towel
  • modern tv stand in old style room used for coffee table
  • Lamp brought from hall to assist light, it did just.
  • poorly decorated doors
  • Lovely view.
  • tatty main window decor
  • Laundry left in narrow corridors, some overnight.
  • Someone elses refuse left in room.
 of 5 bubbles jamesgZ6575CX, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“If you are tall, best to phone and book to get a room without low beams”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisBartter, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“Only ate here but very pretty and nice people so would stay. Lovely old building but has a subtle modern touch.”
 of 5 bubbles tiggyg2015, Sep 27, 2016 | Read review
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