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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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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Quirky Hotels
Centrally Located


Full view
85Good for walkers
Grade: 85 out of 100
34Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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What a great find. Located in a market place that retains its butter cross, pump and stocks this gem is a pleasure to arrive at. Step back a few years as you have an evening drink drink in the old bar and enjoy a lovely full English breakfast the following morning. Highly
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Visited this hotel for a family wedding , the staff are friendly, however the whole hotel is in desperate need of repair and redecoration, the room we had was a good size and the bed was comfortable, however the room was in need of some very urgent TLC , there was a bare
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Where do I start? Good points:- 1. Great location in town, 2. Staff extremely nice and polite. Went out there way to help so a big thank you them. 3. We were upgraded to a 4 poster room which was a very nice surprise on arrival. Bad points:- 1. The hotel reception and
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Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Dear dixel99 We are obviously disappointed to read your review of the hotel and the rating you have left. The hotel is in the process of being redecorated and we are sorry that despite our best efforts, the free upgrade and service levels you encountered you left with your current perception of the hotel. Kind regards Denise Ummat Director
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Had a great meal 3 courses couldn't fault any of them and the staff very helpful and friendly.recommend the chicken curry or ribeye steak ...perfect ....The staff even helped us chose a bottle of wine(which was very resealable priced) to compliment our meal.
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Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel
Responded yesterday
Dear Frankie It was pleasure for us to welcome you to the restaurant and Chef will be delighted to read that you enjoyed all the courses ! The chicken curry is one of my own favourites and we hope that we can look forward to looking after you again very soon. Thank you for taking a moment to share your comments for us today . Kind regards Denise Ummat Director
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My fiancé and I booked here for one night after reading the good reviews online. We were greeted warmly upon arrival and told we were being upgraded to a four poster. It was a lovely, huge comfortable room (Belvoir). I have to mention the gentleman on reception (and serving in
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Response from DUmmat, Director at Brook Whipper-In Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Dear fillyheck76 We are delighted to read that you booked to stay following the strong reviews on this site and that you were not disappointed. The new GM Mr Cancar and his team have worked extremely hard in the last few months to ensure that our guests enjoy their time with us whilst in Oakham. It will be a pleasure for me to pass your wonderful comments on to them all and we hope that we can welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards Denise Ummat Director
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The iron has the internal wires exposed and it leaked. There was also no PAT test label attached to say it had been checked for safety. This would not pass the test and should be scrapped.
Don't try to level the shade unless you want to turn it off or have a disco. The shade is very loose and there is an electrical issue with the fitting.
Light not working and bulb exposed in a wet area. The window next to the bath is not frosted but there is a roller blind which still leaves a large gap at the side so outside can see you showering. A towel helped fill the gap. It needs redecorating.
4 poster room needs a little decoration I think although the room was clean.
Cobwebs on ceiling.
Yes the rooms were quiet and the hotel had a relaxed atmosphere
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Every room has newly acquired irons and ironing boards
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There is only one room that does not have en suite. They will tell you this, but just ask for en suite
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Our room was up a flight of stairs with no lift access
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"If you are a light sleeper take a room at the back because market day they do wake you at 6am when they set up their stalls."
"Ask before hand, because I'm sure this individual hotel has individual rooms."
"avoid staying here"
"Our room Zetland was quiet if you don't want to much of a view"
"Did not have one good room"
US$69 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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