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Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Good value for the cost of the stay. Staff very helpful and very pleasant . Especially the bar staff , breakfast staff and the lady on reception during our stay . There was a problem with the heating today but the staff's attitude compensated for this. Thank you for a lovely stay

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

A great review to read and many thanks for visiting our site, Kind regards

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

View of sea, lots of character and really nice welcome. Excellent value and superb beer. The breakfast was brilliant. Staff very friendly and helpful. Right next to Red Jet ferry and in centre of town.

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback Kind regards

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed Monday to Thursday of half term week, seemed quite empty. Breakfast staff excellent - genuinely friendly and attentive rather than the fake customer service found in so many chain places. Very clean hotel in public areas and rooms - windows being washed every morning at breakfast time - clearly a lot of pride in the hotel from its staff....

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Lawrence G, General Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

I am really glad you enjoyed the service provided by our lovely team, I am sorry to hear that the extraction system kept you awake. we have a newer, quieter motor being fitted very shortly, this will hopefully remove this issue for future guests to the room.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I stayed at the Fountain Inn for two nights, and was pleasantly surprised at how luxurious the room was. It did overlook the ferry port though, so it did mean getting dressed for a wedding with the curtains shut so as to not scare the neighbours! The room was perfect for one, but may have been a bit of a...

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Lawrence G, General Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely reviews, I hope you had a lovely time at the wedding.

Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Very warm welcome received by a lovely lady in reception. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Great location and we would definitely stay there again next year when we return. Thanks to everyone there who made our stay so enjoyable. Absolute delight

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Lawrence G, General Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

I'm really glad you have enjoyed your stay with us, I will pass on your lovely comments to my team.

West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Furniture fit for a jumble; dirty tatty rooms, awful bathroom, very noisy above fairly low-brow bar - the bad bits. Good: location very good for RedJet footies and High Street (but has its downsides because of noisy oiks in the street) and the staff were all polite and helpful.

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback regarding our team, your comments have been shared with the team to help improve on our standards, Kind regards

Cowes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Went for Sunday lunch at the Fountain yesterday. The whole experience was completely trashed by a baby incessantly screaming its head off while being ignored by its parents. This went on unchecked for at least forty minutes, probably longer, though we didn't hang around to find out. All around, people were remarking on this, and people were drinking up and...

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

We apologise that when visiting us we failed to deliver our usual high standards we treasure all feedback and I will be sharing your comments with the team to try and resolve the issues you mentioned in your review Kind regards

Wadhurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015

The room was tiny, the toilet blocked up on the first flush, the rooms walls were made of thin ply, so you could hear everyone else, the breakfast was probably the worst i have ever had, bacon was cold and covered in white salt deposits, beans cold, and service slow/painful. No way of saying any of this nicely really. Try...

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us, I have passed over your feedback to the management team to discuss and action, Kind regards

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We booked this with Tesco vouchers, We wanted a short break in Isle of Wight and had never been there before, so this was a good opportunity to investigate the island. Never been to an Old English Inn before (owned by Greene King), so it was all new to us. Location of The Fountain was great ......... right on the...

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emma h, Guest Relations Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

A great offer which we are proud to offer our guests Kind regards

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for the weekend when we visited the Isle of Wight. The breakfast in the morning had a good variety including a veggie cooked breakfast. We also ate lunch here too and had some drinks - again food was lovely however service was tremendously slow and we waited for over an hou. The view when sitting outside was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Fountain Inn
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Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Additional Information about The Fountain Inn

Address: High Street, Cowes PO31 7AW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Cowes
Price Range: ₹ 4,583 - ₹ 7,953 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fountain Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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