Located in picturesque Long Whatton, The Royal Oak is 10 minutes’ drive from East Midlands Airport. With spacious rooms and cooked breakfasts, there is also a restaurant and free Wi-Fi.

The individual rooms at Royal Oak each have a private modern bathroom with free luxury toiletries. Rooms also feature a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities and a work desk. Ironing facilities are also available.

Royal Oak has a traditional pub, offering a range of beverages, snacks and real ales. The award-winning restaurant features exposed beams, and serves a varied menu using fresh, local produce. Cooked breakfasts are also available daily.

Set in Leicestershire countryside, The Royal Oak Hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from Loughborough city center. The M1 motorway can be reached in 5 minutes, and both historical Nottingham and lively Derby are a 20-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The Royal Oak has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 17, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • From what time is breakfast served?
    Thank you for your question. Breakfast is served Monday - Friday between 7am and 9am and served on Saturday and Sunday between 8am and 10am.
    Answered on 7 October 2021
  • Do you have rooms with walk-in showers? My husband is disabled and cannot manage climbing into a bath with a shower
    Hello, thank you for your enquiry. All of our rooms have walk-in showers, and we have one completely accessible room.
    Answered on 19 October 2021
  • We are travelling on two motorbikes. If we booked two rooms can we park right up near the rooms, for security, like the photo suggests? Which rooms wo..
    Thank you for getting in touch. Our parking spaces are located directly outside all 12 of our rooms, therefore, parking directly outside any of our ..
    Answered on 29 October 2021
  • Good afternoon ... just found your listing with availability ( at the moment ! ) .possibly working at D/Park on Monday ...can i please ask what time B..
    Hi, breakfast is available between 8:00-10:00 on bank holiday Monday. Many thanks.
    Answered on 26 August 2021
  • do you do park and fly where we could stay the night before and leave our car for 2 weeks then stay on our return
    Hello, Thank you for getting in touch. Unfortunatley, due to limited parking spaces, we are unable to offer a 'Park and Fly' service.
    Answered on 11 April 2022
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    The Royal Oak

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Royal Oak
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
    • Daily housekeeping
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Hypoallergenic room available
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Carpeted
    • Ironing facilities
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Bathroom emergency cord
    • Lowered sink
    • Raised toilet
    • Toilet with grab rails
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Sustainability initiatives
    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

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    2:30 PM - 11:00 PM


    7:00 AM - 10:30 AM


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 1 years
    Extra bed upon request
    £17.50 per child, per night
    Crib upon request
    2 - 11 years
    Extra bed upon request
    £17.50 per child, per night

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

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    The fine print

    Legal info

    This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

    FAQs about The Royal Oak

    • The Royal Oak is 3.7 miles from the center of Loughborough.

    • Check-in at The Royal Oak is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

    • The Royal Oak has 1 restaurant:

      • The Royal Oak

    • Guests staying at The Royal Oak can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Buffet
      • À la carte

    • The Royal Oak offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • The prices at The Royal Oak may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

      • Room options at The Royal Oak include:

        • Twin/Double
        • Double