• Brook Whipper-In Hotel
The Market Place, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DT, United Kingdom
The 3 star Brook Whipper-In Hotel is situated in the old market square of Oakham, in Rutland, Britain's smallest county. The charming Brook Whipper-In Hotel was once a 17th-century coaching inn and retains many original features despite being modernised and still retains its charm and atmosphere. With elegantly furnished bedrooms, two restaurants, free car parking and near many tourist attractions such as Rutland Water, the Brook Whipper-In Hotel is the hotel to stay of the hotels in Rutland.
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Payment types accepted at Brook Whipper-In Hotel include; American Express, Diners Club, Maestro/Switch, Mastercard & Visa

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    "First time stay and what a lovely stay it was. The hotel..."
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    First time stay and what a lovely stay it was. The hotel is beautiful and it truly feels like you have been transported back to days gone by. Already booked to stay there next year!
Brook Whipper-In Hotel is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 12 guest reviews.Read more guest reviews.

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General Information

The 3 Star Whipper-In Hotel is situated in the old market square of Oakham, Rutland, Britain's smallest county. Once a 17th-century coaching inn, the charming Whipper-In Hotel retains many original features such as real log fires, deep armchairs and original oak beams which create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

The Whipper-In Hotel Oakham has been modernised but still retains its charm and offers good facilities such as en-suite bedrooms and conference rooms. Free private parking and the excellent transport links make Whipper-In Hotel Oakham the ideal venue for a variety of private and corporate events.

The Whipper-In Hotel has good transport links to A1 and M1 roads and Oakham Railway Station is less than 500 metres away with regular trains to Leicester and Peterborough (23 miles away) and London Stansted Airport.

Accommodation

The Brook Whipper-In Hotel Oakham has 24 en-suite rooms, tastefully and individually decorated and available in the following room types: Single, Double, Executive Twin or Executive Double and Four Poster.

Bedrooms at the Brook Whipper-In Hotel are individually decorated, have en-suite bathrooms and come equipped with: tea/coffee making facilities, trouser press, remote control television radio, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and 24 hour room service.

Executive bedrooms offer that extra bit of space and luxury, whilst the Four Poster Bed rooms are perfect for a romantic treat - furnished with period furniture and fittings.

Restaurants

There is no shortage of dining options at the Brook Whipper-In Hotel with 2 renowned restaurants.

The formal George Restaurant serves a well-presented range of cuisine with a modern feel and only the finest ingredients from the region are used. Choose from a daily table d'hote and à la carte menu. A wine list from around the world gives you plenty of choice to complement your meal with.

The more informal and new contemporary Marketplace Brasserie offers a wide range of lighter meals, snacks and drinks in a comfortable environment, whilst The Snug Bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink besides a log fire and also serves light snacks.

Vegetarian dishes and a children's menu as well as special dietary requirements are catered for. Non-residents can also dine at both the restaurants at the Brook Whipper-In Hotel in Rutland.

Wedding and Conference Venue

The Whipper-In provides two excellent conference rooms in the Rutland area which have natural light and are equipped with all the audiovisual material you will need. Conference equipment includes: flip charts, overhead projectors, screens, TV and other equipment available on request.

The Brook Whipper-In Hotel also offers telephone conferencing and video conferencing, and there are various special residential and day-delegate packages available. The largest conference room at The Brook Whipper-In Hotel in Oakham can accommodate 65 delegates in a Theatre layout or 30 as a boardroom.

Leicestershire

Leicestershire in the East Midlands offers a wide range of 3 star, 4 star and 5 star hotels. Leicestershire is a great destination for all kinds of holidays and breaks as there is so much to see and do. Explore the heart of Leicestershire in its country town of Leicester, discover quintessential English villages and historic market towns such as Oakham, uncover history and heritage with grand stately homes and castles including Burghley House and Belvoir Castle.

Tourist Attractions near Oakham, Rutland

Nearby tourist attractions to The Whipper-In include Rockingham Castle,Rutland Water - the largest man made reservoir in Europe, Burghley House - where some of the film the Da Vinci Code was filmed, and Belvoir Castle.

Rockingham Castle

Rockingham Castle is an 11th century earthwork mote and bailey fortress that was ordered to be built by William the Conqueror. Located in Rockingham on a raise site for 900 years, Rockingham Castle is located in the village centre, 23 miles south-east of Leicester, Rockingham Castle was built in the Norman layout of two baileys with the mote in-between.

A Royal fortress for 450 years, in medieval times Richard the Lion Heart used the castle and King John's treasure chest can be seen in the Great Hall which he left there. By the end of the 11th century, King William II had founded the stone castle, when adding a shell keep to the large mote and encasing the inner bailey with a curtain wall. The impressive Edwardian two storey twin-tower gatehouse was built in 1270.

Rutland Water

Rutland's most popular tourist attraction, Rutland water was built in the 1970s to supply water to the East Midlands and was originally named 'Empingham Reservoir'. Nowadays Rutland Water has an international reputation for providing a balance of sport and leisure and wildlife conservation.

The 3,100 acre reservoir has many activities for all ages such as fishing, sailing, windsurfing, rock-climbing, canoeing, walking, cycling, climbing, bird watching, cruises along the reservoir and a visit to the Normanton Church Museum. Hire a dinghy, fishing boat or canoe, or just relax by the water and watch the action around the 25 mile shoreline, there is so much to do at Rutland water.

Burghley House

Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age, made famous recently as it was used in the movie - The Da Vinci Code. Built and designed between 1555 and 1587, Burghley House is much more than a grand house. It offers a unique glimpse of the furnishings and history of a great house from the time of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day.

With over 100 rooms and numerous halls, corridors, bathrooms and service areas, Burghley House is a great place to explore with the history of the house coming alive in a single visit. Visitor facilities include the Orangery Restaurant, Gift Shop, Gardens of Surprise and beautiful walks around the historic parkland. Guided tours lasting one hour are available once a day depending on availability, please enquire about tours on arrival to the hotel.

Belvoir Castle

Occupying a commanding position with breathtaking views across the Vale of Belvoir, the present castle is the fourth to have stood on the site since Norman times. Inside, are many notable collections, military treasures in the guardroom to the stunning staterooms with their impressive period art, tapestries, furniture and sculpture. Most of the weekend events are perfect for all the family such as medieval Jousting Shows, Family Fun weekends, Teddy Bears picnics, Steam Festival and many more. The hotel will be able to provide you with a full calendar of events.

Hotel Amenities

24-hour front desk, Air conditioning, Accessible facilities, Parking, Restaurant, Lounges/bars.

Business Facilities

Conference suite, Meeting facilities.

Restrictions

Check-In Time:From 15:00
Check-Out Time:Until 11:00

Rooms

  • Standard Double
    Total Rooms: 19
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  • Standard Single
    Total Rooms: 2
  • Standard Twin
    Total Rooms: 2

Reviews

Brook Whipper-In Hotel is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 12 guest reviews.
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "First time stay and what a lovely stay it was. The hotel..."
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    First time stay and what a lovely stay it was. The hotel is beautiful and it truly feels like you have been transported back to days gone by. Already booked to stay there next year!
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "I have really enjoyed my stay at the whipper in hotel. The..."
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    I have really enjoyed my stay at the whipper in hotel. The rooms are beautiful and are all individually decorated, which gives it a chic boutique feel. All of the staff are very friendly and welcoming and the hotel itself is clean and well designed.
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "What a wonderful time I have had at the whipper in...."
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    What a wonderful time I have had at the whipper in. Everyone from the Gm, reception, the bar and restaurant staff, to housekeeping and the gardener; have all been fantastic. As I have had such a brilliant time I feel the need to name them all. I really can not stress enough what a wonderful, fantastic and brilliant hotel this is. If you every have the chance to stay there, do, it will be worth it.
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "If you are looking for quant, charming and oldie woldie,..."
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    If you are looking for quant, charming and oldie woldie, then the whipper in is the place to go. It is amazing how a hotel that is 400 years old can be so modern. This hotel gives you a relaxing break the moment you step in and I would recommend to anyone.
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "We have just had the best mini-break ever. We have enjoyed..."
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    We have just had the best mini-break ever. We have enjoyed every minute of our stay at the whipper in hotel. Everything we wanted was catered to and the attention to detail was spot on. These things made our stay so perfect. We intend to stay there again soon.
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "Whipper In hotel - two words - LOVE IT! Everything I..."
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    Whipper In hotel - two words - LOVE IT! Everything I expected and more and at such a great price!
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "Whipper In Hotel - George Restaurant - Fantastic. I..."
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    Whipper In Hotel - George Restaurant - Fantastic. I enjoyed my stay, as much as I enjoyed the food. Highly recommend.
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "Had a most enjoyable stay at the whipper in hotel. Oakham..."
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    Had a most enjoyable stay at the whipper in hotel. Oakham is a lovely market town, plenty of sights to see. Everything recommended fitted to are circumstances of being a family of all ages. Staff are brilliant and hotel beautifully decorated. Highly recommend and have done too many friends and family! Shall return soon myself.
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    "The whipper in is very comfortable a home away from home!..."
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    The whipper in is very comfortable a home away from home! Shall stay again soon!
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "Whipper In Hotel, All the staff were friendly, helpful and..."
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    Whipper In Hotel, All the staff were friendly, helpful and the service was excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here and would recommend it to anyone.
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "17th Century building in the centre of a market town, the..."
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    17th Century building in the centre of a market town, the Whipper-in is great.
    Brook Whipper-In Hotel
    "Oakham is Fantastic, the whipper-in even better, staff are..."
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    Oakham is Fantastic, the whipper-in even better, staff are great, cannot do too much for you. I will come back again; it is a home from home!!!!

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