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The Fountain Inn

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Room & Suite (31)
Dining (11)


Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located
Ocean View


Full view
91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
49Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
13Attractionswithin 0.5 km
93Room tips
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The shower basically didn’t work - the cold trickled our and the hot was literally boiling so the temperature was either scalding hot or nothing! Arrived late and tired so very annoying after a long day. The bathroom and room was very run down and in desperate need of decorating
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Response from thefountaininncowes, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded 5 days ago
Good afternoon, We're so sorry your recent stay with us wasn't up to standard, we have no excuses and are aware of our short comings. We're constantly trying to stay on top of repairs and keeping our building at it's very best. Again, we are sorry and are saddened that you won't be using us in the future. Many thanks.. The Management Team.
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Location great Breakfast was good apart from waffles my daughter had looked liked shop bought just shoved in the toaster, did not eat. Room ok not the cleanest. BED was brass and squeaked all night with slightest of movement then to top it all to slats fell out couldn't get them
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Response from thefountaininncowes, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Good afternoon, We're very sorry we've fallen short of your expectations of us. We have no excuses, just a massive apology for the showers, we are aware and are having maintenance done on them as we speak. We hope you'll come back to us some time so we can make up for this experience, many thanks, from all of us here.
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Nice food, nice vibe, nice company! BUT Hannah, Hannah turned it from a nice to a great! Will 100% go back but if Hannah is not there I will step one foot in then then one foot out as she made the experience great
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Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded 11 Jan 2019
Thank you for your kind words Alex! It's comments like this that make me love my job. Many thanks - Hannah
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Staff friendly and helpful. Room was comfortable and suited my needs. Had trouble getting shower to work properly, but that might just be me! Breakfast was fine, although there was a bit of a wait for the bread to be replenished.
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Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded 8 Jan 2019
Hello, and thank you for your review. We do try our hardest to present the best team possible and feel we've hit the nail on the head with this, and will try harder in future to pick up where we may lack. Many thanks.
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We called in for a sandwich and a drink - quite simple you would think. First of all the beer my husband chose had run out which wasn’t a great start. We ordered a sandwich each and sat and waited, and waited! Eventually food was delivered to us but it was not what we had
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Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded 8 Jan 2019
Good morning, I'm sorry your trip to us wasn't up to our usual standards, we take all comments, positive or negative, on board and aim to learn and grow from each one. I hope you'll give us another try so that we can show you how great we really can be, Many thanks.
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The suite on the first floor, lovely and spacious but noisy
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Is there any car parking?
We stayed during Cowes week so town was busy, we opted for the park and ride, and took the bus into the town and had a short walk to the hotel. Worked very well for us.
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Just a fan no air conditioning in our room .
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I believe the Luccombe Manor Country House is pet friendly. Hope this helps you :-)
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"check the SHOWER & BED"
"Stay somewhere else"
"stay somewhere else"
"Rooms 21 and 20 are in the loft space, but very quirky and look out onto the harbour"
"Choose a different hotel"
US$68 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightCowes
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