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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Fountain inn is in a great location in cowes right on the harbour, with great views. The rooms were nice,tea and coffee facilities, tv and spacious bathroom, they were very clean, check in was quick. Breakfast was very good with lots of choice. The pub downstairs was ok, it had a decent atmosphere and plenty of real ales. Would... More 

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Southampton, Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 grub" couldn't complain and didn't go hungry. No double glazing in room so when west... More 

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Burley, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 carpeted floor dirty and hangers on floor rather than rail plus dirty extra pillow withour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 view across the solent.

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 sausage! Loved Isle of Wight though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished DofE and had an amazing breakfast with super friendly staff. If you are looking for a place for a family meal or just for a drink, this is the place. The staff are extremely helpful and so cheerful. Can't recommend this place enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just went for food and ordered fish and chips which was cooked fresh and was so lovely for a very good price. They didn't give lots of chips which at first we were a little disappointed as we were very hungry, but the fish was a good size and my partner and I were full by the end so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed before however the place has gone downhill. Double room I had was too hot and I was unable to have the window open as there's a big noisy fan/pipe at the back of the hotel which is noisy 24/7. In addition noise was coming from the outside area downstairs until at least 2.30am. In the morning the towel... More 

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a nightmare day at work me and my work collegue decided to pub in for a quick drink. We were met by a very friendly and helpful barman who knew his whiskey very well (likes a peaty one like me!). We ordered our meals fish and chips for me and my collegue ordered a Deli burger. Food arrived really... More 

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Cowes
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having stayed relatively recently at the Fountain, myself and the wife were really looking forward to our return to the Fountain, Cowes. What a mistake this was........it seems there has been a change in management.....not for the better, the place is a shambles, I went to reception to find no one around, I made my way to the bar to... More 

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Amenities

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

Address: High Street, Cowes PO31 7AW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Cowes
Price Range: $86 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Fountain Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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