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Black Boy Inn

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Northgate Street | Stryd Pedwar a Chewch, Caernarfon LL55 1RW, Wales
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Marple, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for two nights in room 330, this was an executive room and lived up to expectation. The room was above the Coach House restaurant and separate from the inn its self. The only problem is you are open to the elements when leaving your room to go for a drink or a meal. I have also given feedback... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Second visit to hotel. Hotel fabric and facilities up to previous standard. Importantly the food excellent in the evening although do couples trying to enjoy their meals really want to sit with kids running around saying they need a pooh!! Breakfast extremely disappointing. Having waited a good 45 minutes from ordering to being served it arrived with burnt bacon, undercooked... More 

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

Sorry that your experience in the peak times of the year is not suitable.Please do return when it a different trading mix .Thank you for the feedback . More 

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although we booked through an on-line agent we still got e-mails from the hotel management themselves confirming our reservation and helpful information about car parking. Positioned inside the ancient walled town of Caernafon, The Black Boy Inn is an authentic 16th Century building with all the character that goes with it. The entrance is located on a pedestrianised street just... More 

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

Thank you very much for the detailed description and review. More 

Newfoundland
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I can't express how much I loved this place! The setting is spectacular - it, along with other charming shops and pubs, is located inside of Caernarfon Castle. I couldn't put my camera away! Friendly staff, comfortable rooms, and the most authentic pub and restaurant - who could ask for more? Oh - what about emails before you arrive to... More 

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

Thank you very much for the review , please do return soon. More 

Leicester UK
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Black Boy for one night and enjoyed the whole experience. The hotel is as another reviewer said dark but certainley not dingy and has loads of character, the place was built in 1522 so what do you expect.We stayed in room 21 which was on the top floor in the main building which was a... More 

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

Thank you for the review , car parking is an issue for all towns i think.But we have it covered as long as early arrivals use main castle car park. More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay in a superior room and though not very cavernous had a very comfortable large bed. Low ceilings and one tiny window made it a tad stuffy and the 13.5 tog duvet was a little on the heavy side for late June!!!! There was a small fan but a much stronger one is really required to keep... More 

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

Thank you for the review all comments have been noted for future changes. More 

Washington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night in black jacks room which was a well equipped mini suite. Only drawback is the stated parking policy. The location very good. Considering previous reviews we found the food rather disappointing. Arrived within minutes of ordering obviously pre prepared. Staff pleasant and helpful with useful e mails prior to stay. Can someone tell the seagulls to sleep... More 

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

You are correct with us being an Inn with rooms .Car parking is an issue as it is in all town centre locations , but we do have 39 spaces and 39 rooms so rare to have no parking left .But it does mean we have to fill car parks in order as customers arrive as we allocate otherwise late... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was initially very turned off by the name of this place. It's racist and made me very uncomfortable. I had to get over it and realise that I needed a place to stay for four nights and this was the best place for me. They have their own parking lot, which is free. I was traveling in April, so... More 

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

Thank you for the review and your pleasure in staying with us .As you realize we are not racist, but a true reflection of the history and culture of this part of wales of which we are very proud. More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chose this hotel on advice from a friend. From the moment we arrived until we left, we had superb service. Rooms were lovely, bed comfortable and facilities awesome. Warm, welcoming, friendly - the list goes on. Cannot praise everyone enough for their hospitality and service.

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

Thank you so much for this lovely review. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband had a pleasurable stay at the Black Boy Inn. We stayed in The Black Jack rooms. Very clean. Lovely bathroom. We had a wonderful meal at the restaurant. The rooms are a little pricy but considering the location it's expected. The only thing we never liked was the parking arrangements. We was told we had to... More 

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

Thank you very much for the review , please return maybe at a quieter time of the year More 

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