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Fountain Inn
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Van Wert
Van Wert, Ohio
2 reviews
“Best choice for sure.”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We are from the same town but we live in the country. On occasion when storms with strong winds come through we lose power and have had to go stay at a Hotel in town with power..By far the Fountain Inn is the best choice.The owners are wonderful people and treat you as family.The the rates cant be beat !! They even offer a free visit to the YWCA right across the street.They have microwaves,refrigerators,internet,several other things including homemade food !!! Most important these are wonderful people who run a clean newly remodeled place who would do anything to insure your comfort....I will stay here every time I have a need and hope to see you there and you will be so glad to meet these generous people

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

The staff, which is run by a mother, daughter and grand-daughter, made my stay a bearable one. They offered me daily passes to the local YMCA ($10 value), cooked a traditional meal for me, and were professional throughout.
Their rates are fair and affordable.
But because of their friendliness and helpfulness, I will come back here the next time I find myself in Van Wert, Ohio.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

These rooms are very clean and comfy. Ours had a microwave, fridge, and a vcr! This family run place is great. The outside is very neat and clean. There is wireless, but you have to ask. The lady that runs the place does all in her power to accommodate her guests. All this for a fantastic rate. Also in the downtown area. She gives out passes to the ymca, located right next door. Stay here.

Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Perrysburg, Ohio
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

I come into Van Wert a few times a month for work, and Fountain Inn is the only place I stay at. The rooms are very clean and the owner is a very friendly person. She will go out of her way to make sure you have a good stay. There is also a YMCA across the street, and she will give you guest passes for the YMCA.

  • Stayed June 2014
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

The tri-generational family that operates Fountain Inn are super-nice and really seek to make it a great stay - they offered to lend me an umbrella one day, swim goggles on another day, repeatedly invited me and my travel-companion to join in their meals (them and I are both vegetarian), etc.

Their rates are pocket-change, best in town and LOWER THAN ON THEIR WEBSITE, call them for better rates! They also offered a free YMCA pass (YMCA is directly across the street) and has a pool, gym and other amenities.

They are in the center of the town of Van Wert, Fountain Inn is probably the only hotel from which you can walk around the town without needing a car to get there.

The rooms are clean and meticulously tidied up daily; amenities are basic but include everything necessary for short-term living: private bathroom with shower+tub, fridge, microwave, cable TV, big comfortable bed with 3 pillows, chest of drawers, book shelf, 2 table + night-table and a place for hanging clothes on hangers.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Van Wert, Ohio
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

Fountain Inn is an excellent place to stay--we were able to swim at the Y, visit the beautiful library, and park. It is away from truck traffic. The management is very pleasant and accommodating. I highly recommend!

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Piketon, Ohio
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

the fountain inn was the best place we stayed at in a very long time.they were really friendly,clean rooms,they treated us like family,we need them to stay where there at..hey I cant write a lot,but what can u say when it don't cost u a arm and leg to stay there,and the people are really friendly and very helpful to u how many hotels can u say are that friendly.they even brought coffee to my husband and my sisters boyfriend the next day.

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Fountain Inn
Address: 234 W Main St, Van Wert, OH 45891-1637 (Formerly Sunset Inn)
Region: United States > Ohio > Van Wert
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Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Van Wert
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Fountain Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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