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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
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located
Ocean View
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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 one was missing were I had sat the next
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Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded Sep 13, 2018
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.
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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.
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Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded Sep 13, 2018
Thank you for your kind comments about our staff, we will pass this on to them.
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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 service - didn’t know who was
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Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded Sep 13, 2018
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 again soon!
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We went to this pub as a group of friends celebrating a birthday. We all bought drinks and 1 lady in our group asked for a large gin and lemonade. As this was a double and she was only given a small dash she asked for a little more lemonade, It was £9.50. When she questioned the
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Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded Sep 13, 2018
We are sorry that at the time that you visited our toilets were not in there best state, these have since been repaired, and I apologise for the issue that you had with our member of staffs response. We hope that you will give us another chance in the future to make things right.
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Absolutely appalling food and service. I payed just shy of seven pounds for a 'king prawn startee' the portion size and the prawns were pathetic. When question I was just told 'that's what you get' Would not go back and definitely not recommend. Ruined a family evening. Main was
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Response from Alan A, Manager at The Fountain Inn
Responded Sep 13, 2018
I apologise that on this occasion we did not meet your standards, it is only through feedback like this that we can continue to improve our service. We are constantly improving and hope that you will come back and try us again.
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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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Are the rooms air conditioned., please?
Just a fan no air conditioning in our room .
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Do you allow pets ie Small dog
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are there any pet friendly hotels on the isle of wight
I believe the Luccombe Manor Country House is pet friendly. Hope this helps you :-)
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Are hairdryers provided in the rooms?
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"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"
"From my own experience the higher you r room more noise."
$67 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightCowes
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