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The Fountain Inn

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“red jet”(33 reviews)
“superior room”(10 reviews)
“ferry terminal”(24 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Positives, great location for the Red Jet ferry, and a good shower in the room, that’s where it ends. The double room (9) was so small that we had to synchronise our movements. There is no wardrobe in the room just a rack fixed to...More

Thank Julie W
Response from Steve T, General Manager at The Fountain InnResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, I apologise for the issues you encountered, these have been raised with all departments to improve standards.

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed here back end of last year, very friendly staff, and helpful, however found the rooms quite small and beds need updating. very close to ferry terminal, and the centre of town. Food from the restaurant was put simply "good pub...More

Thank jimbo21
Response from Steve T, General Manager at The Fountain InnResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you for your review, we are delighted that your enjoyed your stay and we have retained your feedback to help improve our standards. Best Wishes,

Reviewed 13 July 2016

Tatty, quite dirty, sticky, staff needed better training but were very friendly and tried their best but did not have the back up which they deserved. Our room (4) was not very clean, finger prints on wall dirty skirtings, crumbs and debris on carpets, wardrobe...More

Thank greatwells
Response from Steve T, General Manager at The Fountain InnResponded 28 September 2016

Your feedback is greatly appreciated, thank you. Please be assured your review has been discussed and will help us to improve the high standards we aim to achieve. Best Wishes,

Reviewed 10 July 2016

Ate from special menu very inexpensive. I had gammon two eggs chips, peas. Very nice. As a starter fishs also very nicely cooked. My husband had a fish dish with cheese in a sauce and spinach. We sat outside first for a drink has a...More

Thank val_thatcher
Response from Steve T, General Manager at The Fountain InnResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely review, I completely agree, drinks on the terrace is an absolute must. I hope you will visit again soon, Best Wishes,

Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Jenny at reception was superb, helpful,happy,professional but went the extra mile to help us. All staff at the fountain are a credit to this hotel.BUT...dining room for breakfast dirty,cutlets, crockery,crept, everything dirty. Bed and bathroom clean. Windows, furniture ,cobwebs,dust.chef couldn't manage crispy bacon but burnt...More

Thank peetsted
Response from Steve T, General Manager at The Fountain InnResponded 28 September 2016

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay on the Island, and thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I will be forwarding your comments to the team to help improve standards, thank you again for your comments. Best Wishes,

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US$71 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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I believe the Luccombe Manor Country House is pet friendly. Hope this helps you :-)
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"try for rooms over looking the harbour"
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"meals only"
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"Quieter rooms at back 3 floors but no lift"
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