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High Street, Cowes PO31 7AW England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Free Parking
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staff nice chatty and helpful. Rooms shabby and a real letdown.The place needs a refit. Leaky shower.curtain wires hanging loose, peeling wallpaper. What a shame. You need to sort it out Greene King brewery

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good menu choice with two menus to choose from, a saver and a normal. The saver has a variety of meals of which most are under a fiver. The portions are smaller but ideal if you want a light lunch. I chose from the normal...More

Thank Corinne B
Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked in for 3 nights on climbing up the stairs noticed most rooms had the door handles missing. After a long journey sat on the double bed had heard a crack and a sinking feeling. Looked under the bed which was supposed by wooden lats...More

Thank A H
Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain InnResponded 1 week ago

We apologise that the hotel did not meet your standards. We are aware of the repair issues needed and these are underway, we are constantly looking to improve and do so from feedback such as this.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous staff, they could not have been more helpful,they where the saving grace when we had a problem.Poor old Fountain could do with a refurbish again, very scruffy. Staff are pushing water up hill.Room 15 has view of harbour but near kitchen fan.

Thank Yellowmg
Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments about our staff, we will pass this on to them.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely pouring down with rain on this particular Sunday so after some deliberation we went for The Fountain. A range of roasts available (we had beef and lamb between us) and a pie and chips. Very prompt table service with the food but slack bar...More

Thank AmyLaurel
Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain InnResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry about the service you received at the bar. All staff will be spoken to with regards to correct responses when faced with these issues. However I am pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us, and we hope to welcome you back...More

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The Fountain Inn
231 reviews
Cuisines: British
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Free Parking
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$72 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Fountain Hotel Cowes
,
Fountain Hotel Cowes
,
The Fountain Inn Cowes, Isle Of Wight
Location
United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Cowes
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$72 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Fountain Hotel Cowes
,
Fountain Hotel Cowes
,
The Fountain Inn Cowes, Isle Of Wight
Location
United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Cowes
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Traveller (64)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (11)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Sarah1956
23 July 2018|
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Response from richard r | Reviewed this property |
Just a fan no air conditioning in our room .
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George S
27 November 2017|
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George S
27 November 2017|
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Response from fshah718 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Luccombe Manor Country House is pet friendly. Hope this helps you :-)
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"Choose a different hotel"
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"From my own experience the higher you r room more noise."
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"try for rooms over looking the harbour"
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"Don’t stay here."
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