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    The Fountain Inn

    High Street, Cowes PO31 7AW, England
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible9%
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    “red jet” (40 reviews)
    “superior room” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 329 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Ok now here's the rub, on first glance this place is run down and in need of refurbishment - the scots manager has that rough diamond gruff exterior which on first meeting could be offensive. But once in and seated the staff are friendly and...More

    Thank Malcolm D
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    One night was too long at this run down hotel. When you arrive impressions aren't great tatty reception area. Room very tired and in need of some maintenance. Couldnt sleep so noisy with room overlooking the high street with loud music and late night partying...More

    1  Thank Karen M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This hotel is very conveniently located close to the ferry terminals a taxis but also the "city center" including restaurants and shops. All I needed for a buisness trip. Nice room, nice service and very good breakfast.

    1  Thank EvakEvak
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    stayed here for a weekend visiting family hotel was dirty room was small and gruby shower was broken door lock hardly worked took ages to get in and out of the room the breakfast was cold bacon was covered in fat and egg broken and...More

    Thank bikermidge
    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    Stayed for 3 nights for the IOW festival - had a great time. Clean comfortable rooms - great breakfast and Alan (or is it Steve) and his team made us feel very welcome and enjoyed a good laugh with us - see you 2018

    Thank Darren K
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$82 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Isle of Wight >
    • Cowes
    • Also Known As
    • The Fountain Hotel Cowes ,
    • Fountain Hotel Cowes ,
    • The Fountain Inn Cowes, Isle Of Wight
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    Charlotte L
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    Room Tips
    "Don't have room 20. Also there are three floors and no lift so check."
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    "Don't go as you will be very disappointed."
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    "Unless you like stairs get a room on lower floor"
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    "Don't waste your money"
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