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The Fountain Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't stay in the hotel, but the bar was nice and relaxed. We played pool for a bit and found everyone quite friendly. The toilets weren't pleasant though and were a bit cruisy, with a dark area with guys getting off with each other.

Thank Rob B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one weekday night for work. Great location, friendly and helpful staff. Refurbished rooms with great wet rooms some street noise if your at the front. Free hot drinks and snacks. Very acceptable. Most important feedback is that the mattress needs replacing. Other much more minors items are: (a) Would be great to have the hall lighting on...

Thank Father Mike T
J0N76, Manager at The Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the constructive feedback Mike. We have looked into sensors for the lighting before but the they were not suitable for our system :( We will also follow up on the other things you mentioned to make sure we are staying on top of things here.

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This is probably my twentieth visit over the years and it never fails to please. As usual the beds were clean and made daily. The under floor heating in the wet room lovely. Eric and Chris's banter between themselves made for a good evenings entertainment. Never change what you do. Can't wait to return. Check out the website for more...

1Thank pildyboys
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My second time at the fountain, again allocated as requested, room 7. Like the first time, the room, service, facilities (especially the complimentary coffee machine) were 10/10. And like i said in the comments book..if carlsberg did hotel rooms, they should visit the fountain for ideas. I look forward to the next visit. ☺

1Thank Liamo1979
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We arrived on Friday evening, everything was OK, place was fine and room clean etc. Staff were accomodating when we asked for extra pillows/towels etc, and the bar downstairs was also ok. It was a little pricey - but it's in the centre of a city so I guess you get that. Only slight criticism is that the staff were...

1Thank Nathan S
South Ockendon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

If you want homogenous anonymous hotels then this is not the place for you. That said, we've now stayed in 4 of the 9 rooms and all of them have been decorated to the same decent standards- the website isn't pulling any fast ones- but at least they've been put together by a real person and they've taken the trouble...

Corby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The double room I booked was very stylish with a very modern wet room en-suite. The location is great for a night out in the gay village and the Bull Ring is only about 15 minutes walk. Lots of parking just over the road at £2.50 for 24 hours. Rates are competitive compared to city centre chain hotels and I...

Thank stevemick786
Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Having decided to have a Christmas shopping weekend last week in Birmingham. We found the fountain Inn on line and going off the photos and reviews alone we booked it as never been before. What an excellent place right in the Gay Village and very close for shopping and eating out. The staff were so friendly and everything is well...

Thank markknight
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Room 3 the suite was a bargain, decent sized room, tastefully decorated and modern. Huge bed, nice quality linen, extra pillows, fantastic walk in shower decent TV Cappuccino machine just outside. £85 keys so you can come and go as you please and really quiet Who could want for more

Thank Foodmad20
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Having booked to see a concert in Birmingham, and never visted the gay village, we thought we would book a room here. The accomodation is situated above a gay pub, our room was very well equiped, with modern interior and wet room. Spacious, well furnished, comfortable bed and clean. Tea/ coffee in room, with additional drinks available on landing. Friendly...

Thank alan g

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small independent gay run hotel centrally located in Birmingham City Centre. We are situated above the Fountain Inn bar in Birmingham's gay village just a stone's throw from the rest of the bars and nightclubs. The hotel offers clean, comfortable, modern rooms with 24 hour private access. All rooms have an en-suite wet room. Double bed, king size in most. Clean linen and towels, a Freeview TV and an alarm clock. Ironing facilities are also available as well as a complimentary coffee station offering fresh fruit, biscuits and hot drinks. Free Wi-Fi is also available throughout. Owing to the hotel being above a bar please be aware that some noise will be heard during the bar operating hours especially at weekends. However the bar does not operate until the small hours and closes during the week at 11pm and at weekends around 2am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fountain Inn

Address: 102 Wrentham Street, Birmingham B5 6QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham
Price Range: $50 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms above the bar, so be ready for some noise - but not excessive.”
nathans464, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are only a few room and all look to the same great standard.”
markknight, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 the largest, there are cheaper rooms.”
alang587, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Front of the first floor”
AlistairJO, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you go to bed early, choose a room that doesn't overlook the back courtyard. But even then it's not that noisy.”
SeymourAndy, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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