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Black Boy Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This time I stayed in Ty Dre (The Town House) which is one block south and 1/2 block west of the main hotel. It was great! Each room that our group had booked included a kitchen and seating area. Breakfast was served at the main hotel and was good as usual. We also ate dinner at the hotel one evening...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

We do try and welcome all to this olde Inn ,so pleased you enjoyed.Thank you for the review.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening here, beautiful room with an incredible four poster bed! Very comfortable and great facilities (amazing bathroom and a kitchen!) had a good meal at the inn too (not incredible but standard pub food). Warm service. The surrounding town is very nice too.

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.Thank you for the review.

Biggin Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a lovely pub, with friendly staff, good food, smashing beer and some lovely rooms. We have stayed here twice, and have been made very much at home. The wifi is very good, and the rooms we stayed in are well appointed and clean. Super showers in both. Parking isn't a chore as you can either get a ticket...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Such a lovely and informative review for other guests.Thank you so much for this review.

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did not stay at The Black Boy Inn, by at the townhouse -just around the corner - it is the modern part of The Black Boy Inn. Its a very modern and huge room -with excellent and huge bed -and we choose that as i dont like 4 posterbeds. If you arrive early you will find a parking place...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

We will make sure when you return that plenty of welsh beer in stock.Thank you for the review.

Duddington, England
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quirky pub, lovely a la carte food, great ambiance, intriguing history painted on the outer wall. Lovely eating in the courtyard in the summer too. Fantastic place. Never slept there. Lovely castle town

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Ambiance and history is what it is all about here.Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stopped 3 nights B&B. We'll definitely go back again, idyllic setting with everything we needed. The food is excellent and i recommend you book for the evening meal for at least 1 night of your stay. When booking ask for a front restaurant table as opposed to the coach house, as this is the breakfast room...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review so pleased you enjoyed.We take all table bookings on line now via our web site.

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights in Black Jacks, a recently converted house to the rear of the Inn. We had a well appointed suite with a large and very comfortable four poster. The room had a separate and delightful kitchen dining area. We ate for both nights in the Inn and were delighted with the choice, quality, service and ambiance...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

We always try to buy local when we can .Thank you for the review.

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have stayed at pubs and inns all over the UK over a long period of time. This is simply the best we have ever encountered. A building full of character, friendly and professional staff, great rooms with top facilities, a varied and top-quality menu and a tip-top breakfast. All that AND draught Bass. The place is...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

We are a privately owned business and therefore maybe why you feel the personal touch .Thank you for the review.

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table for eight people for Sunday lunch to celebrate a big birthday. Most of us had the fixed menu with one guest ordering from the main menu and one from the child's menu. All the food that came out of the kitchen was delicious. The service was very good with friendly efficient staff. They were there when...

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

So pleased you had a great visit to us and thank you for the comments about the staff.And the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, fantastic Welsh ale. Great service. What more can you ask for! A local and tourist pub set in the best part of Caernarfon a short walk from castle. Huge menu which caused me concern at first, but outstanding!

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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

We are a very busy Inn hence we can provide the large menu choice .Thank you for the review

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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The Black Boy Inn
The Black Boy Inn
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, International
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Black Boy Inn is a listed building which is situated in the historic town walls of the Royal Borough of Caernarfon. The Inn is within easy walking distance to the town centre, and the famous 13th-century Castle. An old Inn dating back to 1522 and with its wooden paneling, low ceilings, and thick wooden support beams generates a cosy 'Olde Worlde' Welsh atmosphere. The Black Boy is a very busy Inn; please do not expect it to be a slow laid back hotel. It is in the centre of the tourist hub of North Wales and long wait times can be norm in middle of summer. Come and visit us in the winter season for a more laid back feeling.We now also have Black Jacks, which is another renovated building in courtyard, at rear of Inn .Black Jacks is away from the hustle of the main Inn . All suites have small kitchen area.No lift in building.Some Ground floor rooms are easy access with walk in showers , 1st floor variety of rooms as is 2nd floor.We offer 24 hour staff attendance. When you stay in any country you must wish to stay in somewhere that reflects that country ,we certainly do majority of our staff are welsh speaking and so are the owners .Meal timesSunday to Thursday: Noon until 9.00P.M. Friday and Saturday. Noon until 9.30P.M.Table reservations can be made via reception up to 6.30P.M. Table allocation after 6.30.Pm. Will be made on availability. Waiting times can vary and an indication of any delay will be conveyed to you. To arrange a table reservation (up to 6.30P.M.)In peak season we cannot accept table bookings at all due to the volume of trade ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Boy Inn

Address: Northgate Street | Stryd Pedwar a Chewch, Caernarfon LL55 1RW, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Caernarfon
Price Range: RM438 - RM827 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Black Boy Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“For longer stays, book the Ty Dre.”
775tome, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“excellent modern rooms at the townhouse.”
stoffer, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in Black Jacks were quiet and comfortable”
santa59483, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“try to get one closer to the front of the hotel. Hauling luggage to the back was a problem.”
dianek159, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Free wifi throughout”
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