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The White Lion Inn

3 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationOakham Castle8 min drive
    Popular LocationThe Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre11 min drive
    Popular LocationBarnsdale Gardens15 min drive
    AirportEast Midlands (EMA)55 min drive

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  • Standard Suite, Ensuite

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
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  • Standard Single Room, Ensuite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Standard Twin Room, Ensuite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Superior Double Room, Ensuite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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About this area


The White Lion Inn is located in Oakham. Burghley House and Woolsthorpe Manor are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking, scuba diving and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Oakham Castle - 8 min drive
  • The Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre - 11 min drive
  • Rutland Water Nature Reserve - 13 min drive
  • Twinlakes Park - 13 min drive
  • Barnsdale Gardens - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Oakham Station - 10 min drive
  • East Midlands Airport (EMA) - 55 min drive


  • Wheatsheaf - 5 min drive
  • The Old Buttercross - 7 min drive
  • Oakham Baptist Church - 7 min drive
  • The Captain Noel Newton - 7 min drive
  • Wildwood - 7 min drive

About this property

The White Lion Inn

3-star inn with restaurant and bar/lounge
This smoke-free inn features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and an outdoor tennis court. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include an indoor tennis court, wedding services and a garden. This inn has 8 rooms.
The White Lion Inn offers 8 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the inn include an outdoor tennis court and an indoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee daily
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Indoor tennis court
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Playground


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Check-in ends at on 5 PM on Mondays.


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

White Lion Inn Oakham
White Lion Oakham
The White Lion Inn Inn
The White Lion Inn Oakham
The White Lion Inn Inn Oakham

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The White Lion Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, The White Lion Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The White Lion Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The White Lion Inn pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The White Lion Inn?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The White Lion Inn?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The White Lion Inn?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is The White Lion Inn located?
Situated in Oakham, this inn is within 9 miles (15 km) of Oakham Castle, Rutland Water Nature Reserve and Twinlakes Park. Burghley House and Woolsthorpe Manor are also within 20 miles (32 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 207 out of 293 reviews
5 - Excellent 71%
Rating 4 - Good. 82 out of 293 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 293 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
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Great pub/Lodgings..
The welcome was outstanding and they were happy to store my bikes in a locked garage which I was grateful for. The room was quite large and the TV was ok. They found room for us at dinner, the food and service were great. Breakfast was very good. Would stay again when in the area.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
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great find
Extremely warm and welcoming, nothing too much trouble. Room comfortable and cosy. I had absolutely the best nights sleep I have had in a long while. Food great both at dinner and breakfast. Thank you will definitely stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Spotless accommodation, excellent food and great atmosphere! Thank you Chris and Yolanda for a lovely stay. Sue and Dennis Maidstone, Kent
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Fantastic stay with 5* service
The White lion Inn is a fantastic place to stay. Food was great and service and cleanliness was perfect. Will be stopping there again
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Great hosts, in a lovely village..
Had a great one night stay at the White Lion, Chris and Yolanda were super hosts, warm welcome, great food and a lovely breakfast. If you are lucky enough to stay, take an hour to visit the windmill and watch the sails turn as it grinds the wheat into flour, then take a bag home . Next time we are in the area will certainly make it our place to head for . Thanks Chris... had a great stay ..
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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