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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
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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North Wales, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did not use the accommodation at Black Boy INN,just in the bar for beers a few times.We like the atmosphere,the beer,lovely friendly staff.We havent had a meal yet there,cause every time was so busy and there was not a single table available,so hopefully in the near future we will book in advance for a meal :)

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Used to be an amazing place to stay but now very expensive. My bill for three nights with family almost a thousand pounds. In North Wales!!!! We were late for breakfast and ends up with the dregs of cold bacon. Hard poached eggs and cold sausage. If you make it down in time then the food is fine but don't... More 

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

Your comments are noted but in peak season we are priced in same bracket as the local premier inn. Our prices do vary greatly during the year.Thank you for feedback. More 

Stoke on Trent
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we got a great price for the executive room as it was the only one available and we didn't book until very last minute,the room had obviously only just been refurbished and had a great bathroom,furniture was good quality with a very comfy bed. When we checked in we were given directions to our room from reception and not shown... More 

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

Thank you for the review , we are indeed a hotchpotch of buildings squashed within this old fortress walled town. More 

Louisville, Kentucky
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Inn was located inside the walls of the village, was centrally located and within walking distance of the castle. The staff was so friendly and helpful. We arrived late in the day, but they quickly ushered us into their restaurant for a late dinner. The food was outstanding! There were tables outside the hotel on the cobblestone street, so... More 

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

So pleased the staff looked after you so well and you enjoyed your stay at the Inn.Thank you for the review. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Relaxed helpful staff demonstrated ability to please clients, would highly recommend the gloats cheese on ciabata with a nice pint of what you fancy ..... Lovely traditional old pub however needs to update its CD collection. Wife had a pot of tea that made 4 cups so she was delighted !

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

Thank you very much for this lovely review. More 

Scotts Valley CA
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102 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

because it depends on what you're looking for ! If you want charming and quaint and all that goes with it, perhaps you would rate the experience "excellent". If you want a decent size room with easy access including modern amenities such as an elevator and no stairs on the same floor, perhaps you would rate the experience as "poor".... More 

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

Thank you for the review , all our rooms are different so it is difficult here. You are also correct if leaving early we could have provided a packed breakfast . Hopefully you will return inquire about larger room and stay for breakfast . More 

Oldham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here many times and the food is wonderful as is the choice of beer. Cannot recommend highly enough...a must if you are in the area. Seating outside on the summer...cosy fires burning in the winter.Great service and friendly staff....what more can you ask for!

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

Thank you for the kind review, please return again. More 

Bristol, UK
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222 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are quite a few good things about this hotel. It;s very central to Caernarfon and easy to find, yet our room (at the back) was surprisingly quiet on a Friday night. It's historic and yet the room was modern and well-appointed with a large bathroom. The price we were quoted was very reasonable and much better than a similar... More 

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

Sorry we have some staff training on reception at this time and all i can do is apologize for the errors that happened during your stay.This is not something that has happened before , we will ensure it does not happen again. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little hotel sits within the city walls, and in close proximity of the castle. We were housed in the Black Jack annex behind the inn. Our room was really lovely, with a giant size bed and big TV on the wall. This room was on the 3rd floor so not suitable for anyone with mobility issues. Breakfast was included... More 

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

So glad you enjoyed this old Inn, thank you for the review. More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights in Caernarfon and really enjoyed it. A great place from which to explore northern Wales. The hotel staff is quite friendly. The room was immaculately clean and HUGE. The bath was also quite clean and bright. Free and fast wifi was also a treat. For families there's a playground adjacent. We had a clawfoot tub which,... More 

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

Thank you for the review and glad you had a lovely stay with us. More 

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