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    The Fountain Inn

    High Street, Cowes PO31 7AW, England
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good36%
    • Average17%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible9%
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    “red jet” (40 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    I stayed at the hotel from January till May for business. The staff were awesome. They took care of all my needs. Especially dietary. Thanks to Jenna, Damien, Sara, James, Sam, Alex, Steve and Joe. There was live music every Friday night. Sunday Roast was...More

    Thank Mandy B
    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    ,Inside dark and gloomy,but outside at the rear very pleasant on a sunny day with lots to look at in and around the harbourside..... especially with a pint of speckled hen or glass of wine.Not sure about the food as i only bought a bag...More

    Thank nedrow5791
    Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

    This is the second time our family has visited this pub for drinks outside in the back beer garden area. For us the pub is in a very handy location. The staff are always friendly. The only reason why I haven't awarded 5 stars is...More

    Thank Shelley R
    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    Visited on Sunday 7th May we ordered off the Sunday roast menu, to be told after waiting for 45 minutes the Pork( part of a duo meat) wasn't available as had been ruined by the chef the day before!! We were then offered Turkey which...More

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    Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

    Went on Saturday, no ales on tap or bottled! Returned stupidly on Sunday for a drink and food. This time they had ale on tap. How ever ordered food, it took an hour for one fish and chips, one scampi and one sausages and mash....More

    Thank hardfatharry
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Price range
    • USD 82 - USD 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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    • United Kingdom >
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    • 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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    "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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