Brook Whipper-In Hotel - Oakham

The Market Place, Oakham, United Kingdom, LE15 6DTshow map
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Overview

Set in the centre of Oakham, this informal hotel features 24 rooms and offers a sauna and a golf course. This hotel is set in an innovative-style building dating back to 1600. It offers free self-parking, a safe deposit box and an elevator on the premises.

Burghley Park is around 19 km from the hotel. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

Nearby attractions include brasseries, a racetrack and restaurants along with A Bigger Gallery.

Oakham, John Street Interchange (E-bound) bus stop is located nearby.

Rooms

En-suite guest rooms are complete with climate control, a seating area and a writing desk. Some hotel rooms come with a fantastic view over the garden. Shared bathrooms in these rooms include a tub, a hairdryer and a rainfall shower.

Eat & Drink

The property offers daily a continental breakfast. The hotel invites guests to dine at the large onsite restaurant serving meals of local cuisine. There is a snack bar with a terrace, Wi-Fi and a fireplace.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of GBP 7.50 per person per night. 

Relax

This hotel features a casino, an outdoor swimming pool and a courtyard. Outdoor recreation is abundant in the area, including windsurfing, sailing and hiking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   24.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Wind surfing
  • Sailing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Special diet menus
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Barbeque grills
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Sauna

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view

Room features

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Living room
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 1 yearExisting beddingFREECotFREEAll children2 yearsExtra bedFREEChildren above
2 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
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Getting around
Airports
Cottesmor RAF (OKH)5.7 mi
Northampton (ORM)25.7 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
7.0
Very goodBased on  118  reviews
  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Relaxed atmosphere and they let the dog into the bar area

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Staff exeptionally friendly and helpful. Hotel restaurant food delicious - all freshly cooked. Oakham is a pretty town next to Rutland Water lakes.

    Furnishings in main areas shabby. Corridor carpets looked dirty in places. Wallpaper peeling. Decor in room a bit better but certainly a bit tired.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The room .service,facilities and friendliness of staff were of an excellent standard and great value for money. I have stayed in hotels of, ostensibly, a higher calibre which were greatly inferior and less accommodating than this little gem.From the outset I was treated with courtesy and consideration.No question or request was dismissed as trivial.We had a tasty evening meal,served in our room;greatly appreciated after a gruelling day.

    It was perfectly charming.My 22year old daughter agrees wholeheartedly with me,so it's not a generational bias.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Lovely room. Very comfortable armchairs and bed. Charming hotel, old worldly feel with modern conveniences. Staff at breakfast in particular were charming.

    Lack of overhead light in room. Bedside lights insufficient to light whole room.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Very good location in the centre of town. Very good breakfast. We e joyed a very nice meal in the restaurant.

    It could do with a bit of upgrading in the bathroom. A proper shower or a proper bath, ours was a hybrid and not good as either.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Location, right in the centre of Oakham. Cosiness of the lounge/dinner for our evening meal, and the more functional breakfast diner. The staff, although mostly of non-British nationality, were friendly and efficient.

    The room in which we were billeted was very dark - there being a wooden overhanging structure outside the only window. Not having an overhead light in the room accentuated this fact. There was some controversy with the central heating in the room - but once we had mastered the idiosyncrasies of the thermostat, all was well.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    hotel not very helpful bed room nice bot very cold expensive for what it was

  • 6.6
    Good

    The breakfast was good even though the staff got our order completely wrong

    The shower was just hand held, The room lighting was very bad and there was mold on the walls.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    everything. lovely town greatly situated in town and sights. lovely pubs all around all quiet and friendly. lovely staff with quick service. very pretty place. will definately be going back :)

  • 6.6
    Good

    This is a quaint hotel, in a fantastic location, right on the historic market square of Oakham. Free car parking is available. The room we had did have all of the facilities we would expect, including a well stocked refreshments tray and toiletries. It was cleaned to a high standard. There is a delightful outdoor courtyard too.

    The staff at the hotel leave a lot to be desired. We did not get much of a welcome at check-in. We had to ask what time breakfast was served, and we had to guess the location ( bearing in mind the hotel had 2 restaurants) as no one told us where to go. Service in the bar and a breakfast was hit and miss. The public areas could do with some renovation, as they are somewhat dated.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Its location The cost, although if my comments below are fixed, I would be glad to pay more. Ali in the bar and the Friday afternoon receptionist

    The food needs some attention. Too many items are deep fat fried and it is obvious that the fat if quite old.Decor in Heythorp. Stains on carpet and very dusty lamps. The room looked nothing like the pictures on the web

  • 9.2
    Superb

    It was our wedding anniversary and the staff made an extra effort

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The staff were very polite and very helpfull. with good service

    Our bedroom was very cold with no heating in the room fist thing in the morning we also had to ask for heating to be put on in the evening. other wise our room was very nice.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Friendly staff, room excellent size and very comfortable. Bar and resturant relaxing and cosy.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    very friendly Jodie on reception made us feel very welcome

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 1 yearExisting beddingFREECotFREEAll children2 yearsExtra bedFREEChildren above
2 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Cottesmor RAF (OKH)5.7 mi
Northampton (ORM)25.7 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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