Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight - Cowes

High Street, Cowes, United Kingdom, PO31 7AW  show map
 3 stars
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Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight - Cowes

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The traditional Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight offers spacious rooms in proximity to Quarr Abbey, Calbourne Water Mill & Rural Museum and Quay Arts. Founded in 1793, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2012.

The city center is 10 minutes' walk of the property.

Southampton airport can be reached in 25 minutes by car from Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight.

Rooms

There are 20 guestrooms featuring Twin Room and Superior Double Room equipped with heating, free Wi-Fi, multi-channel TV, direct dial phone and an iron with ironing board. Rooms offer a great view over the sea. They also feature private bathrooms fitted with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Every day a complimentary buffet breakfast is served. The Traditional bar serves a large variety of coffee and tea as well as snacks and fruit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed

Services

  • Room service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 5 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight - Cowes Cowes location
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Hotel Address:

High Street, Cowes, United Kingdom, PO31 7AW

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City Center
  • Cowes
    100 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    13.0km
Restaurants
  • Murrays Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: Seafood)
    30 m
  • Pier View (cuisine: English)
    30 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 3m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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This room features a flat-screen TV, a hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. It also benefits from an en suite bathroom.

Room facilities
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    Superior Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 3m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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    Spacious rooms with a seating area. Some have a four-poster bed and some have a sleigh bed. A late check-out is available until 12:00.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight - Cowes Cowes location
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      Hotel Address:

      High Street, Cowes, United Kingdom, PO31 7AW

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cowes
        100 m
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        13.0km
      Restaurants
      • Murrays Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: Seafood)
        30 m
      • Pier View (cuisine: English)
        30 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        20

      Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Cowes Yacht Haven - 100 m
      • Kendalls Fine Art Ltd - 200 m
      • Bluegreen Pictures - 200 m

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 100 m

      Places of interest

      • Cowes Liberal Club - 200 m
      • Cowes Conservative Club - 300 m
      • East Cowes Conservative Club - 800 m
      • East Cowes Liberal Club - 900 m
      • Osborne House (English Heritage) - 3.2km

      Amusement

      • Amusement Arcade - 100 m
      • Cowes Bandstand - 200 m

      Museums

      • Maritime Museum - 300 m

      Theaters

      • Cowes Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society - 200 m
      • Isle Of Wight Theatretrain - 1.1km

      Local Attractions

      • Appuldurcombe Gardens Holiday Park - 2.8km
        Wroxall PO38 3EPEngland
      • Lepe Country Park - 5.2km
        Lepe Country Park
      • Parkhurst Forest - 6.1km
        Forest Road, Newport
      • Isle of Wight Military History Museum - 3.7km
        490 Newport Road, Cowes
      • S&D Falconry - 5.8km
        Wootton Park, Stratford-upon-Avon

      Near the hotelNear the hotel

      • Lilliputput Museum of Antique Dolls & Toys - 40 m
        High Street, Brading
      • The Classic Boat Museum - 680 m
        Albany Road, East Cowes
      • Sir Max Aitken Museum - 130 m
        83 High Street, Cowes

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Murrays Seafood Restaurant - 30 m

        Address: 106 High Street
        Phone: 01983-296233

        75% likes this, based on 85 reviews
        Cuisine: Seafood

      • The Fountain Inn - 50 m

        Address: High Street
        Phone: 01983 292397

        64% likes this, based on 35 reviews
        Cuisine: British

      • Cowes Tandoori - 50 m

        Address: 40 High St

        Cuisine: Indian

      • Pier View - 30 m

        Address: 25 High Street

        61% likes this, based on 30 reviews
        Cuisine: English

      • The Red Duster - 60 m

        Address: 37 High Street
        Phone: 01 983 290311

        74% likes this, based on 72 reviews
        Cuisine: European, English
        Price Range: GBP 33 - GBP 50

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        20
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      Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight

      Average guest rating

      7.0out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 68 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      9.5
      Rooms
      8.2
      Service
      8.5
      Value
      6.7

      Individual guest reviews

      • Couple
        8.2

        Staff were friendly, helpful and polite. Hotel was in a good location and was excellent value for money.

        Room was directly above the bar and a bit loud on Friday and Saturday night.

      • Single
        8.8

        The staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was excellent. The location was excellent.

        There was a lot of noise from the bar on Saturday night.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Pleasant staff and very helpfull when they found that they did not have my reservation. The booking I made viaBookings.com had not been reeived by the hotel.I would have been completely stuch had they not found us rooms. We were lucky but would I trust onlie booking again?

        A little noisy as our room was over the High Street

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        The breakfasts were very good and wholesome, the staff extremely polite and friendly as well as accommodating. The same applies to the bar staff and the lunches were good too. A very pleasant stay at a very warm and welcoming inn.

        There was not much we did not like as we expected a certain amount of noise, the rooms being above a pub but it was not that bad at all, the young people in that area are so much better behaved than in London where we live. The only thing I can think of really is that those places in the bathroom and the itself which are not immediately obvious could be cleaner, i.e. once in a while maybe a team could give the accommodation a deep clean as I think the normal cleaning team would not have the time to deal with that.

      • Single
        9.2

        Very helpful staff, great location

        A bit noisy at night due to main street being so close

      • Couple
        8.8

        Location in the center of Cowes, very close to Redjet ferries. Good English breakfast. Nice view in the port.

        Our window was above the restaurant ventilation system (noisy and smelly). Room was very small. Expensive for the quality.

      • Couple
        3.2

        The rooms were outdated, musty and way way over priced. The breakfast was average and we had to wait an age to get served. I would have been aggreived to pay £60 a night let alone £100. Disgrace.

      • Single
        6.4

        The atmosphere

        The fact that my window couldn't open

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        a very friendly service at breakfast time !

      • Single
        9.2

        The staff, I was staying for one night on business and at a time that was clearly busy for the hotel but the service was impeccable, friendly and thoughtful throughout. So much so that, along with the fact the location is so lovely (I knew nothing of it in advance) that I think I will will take my family there shortly for a long weekend in the near future.

        Bathroom decor rather dated and peeling, could do with a re-vamp on those, even if the rm costs went up to meet it.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        The accomodations & the staff were outstanding

      • Single
        5.0

        The breakfast and bar service.

        It is old and needs updated. The windows need replaced. No elevator so if you have bad knees like me it was not good I had to climb two flights of stairs with suit case.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Comfortable and spacious room with excellent views of harbour. Very good breakfast with friendly waitress.

        Poor decorative order. Hard climb to 2nd and 3rd floor , no lift.

      • Couple
        7.8

        We found the staff very friendly and very welcoming. They were all very helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Very accommodating of our dog, who also had a friendly welcome. The food was good and excellent value for money. The breakfast was great and of a high standard, cooked to order and fresh ingredients evident....no plastic toast here!!..generous portions, infact it would give some well known hotels stiff competition!!!. The room we had was a little tired decoratively wise but very clean and the bed and bed linen were of a high standard. We will definately stay here again.

        A litle noisy from the street so not the place for a quiet stay, however it was all quiet by midnight...in fairness we fully expected this and chose the hotel for its close proximity to Shepherds Wharf and not for a quiet location. It was perfectly located for what we wanted.

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        Great location. Very good breakfast.

        Very tired fabric, grouting in bathroom dirty. Very noisy outside at 2:30 am but not hotel's fault, just the usual high street drunkenness.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Fountain Hotel Isle Of Wight - Cowes Cowes location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      High Street, Cowes, United Kingdom, PO31 7AW

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Cowes
        100 m
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        13.0km
      Restaurants
      • Murrays Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: Seafood)
        30 m
      • Pier View (cuisine: English)
        30 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        20