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The Black Boy

7 Market Hill, Sudbury CO10 2EA, England
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Ranked #10 of 15 Sudbury B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014
Suzecorn Essex, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Essex, England
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We stayed for one night as we were attending a party nearby. We had room 3 and it was lovely. Very spacious with a big bed, sofa and a bath in the en suite. It was clean and warm - very pleasant. Unfortunately I wasn't feeling too well so I missed breakfast but my husband enjoyed his! I found the... More 

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Needham Market, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A further visit to the Black Boy was very disappointing. My jacket potato has been pre cooked and blackened. On my plate the prawn sauce mixed with black charred potato skin and was very unappetising. My mothers shepherds pie was ok ish but her vegetables badly cooked undercooked/tough/cheap.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Booked a room for a wedding weekend. Ive never felt so unwelcome, uncomfortable and belittled from the manager of a hotel in all my life. As soon as you set foot through the door they literally rush you for payment as if you're some kind of jewellery thief in a balaclava about to do a runner. Thought this was a... More 

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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Location perfect, nice clean room if not a tad on the small side, friendly staff, decent brekkie, can't complain. Stayed here for 2 nights last weekend. Paid 170 for a double room for 2 which included breakfast. The room was tidy and quite modern, the bed was a tad small but I am quite big. Can't complain really.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I needed to find somewhere in Sudbury to stay overnight in order to attend a course early the next day. Google mapped the town centre and found The Black Boy. Booked through Booking dot com (Not recommended as they failed to make it clear that the arrival time needed to be before 20:30 a fact that I discovered at the... More 

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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Stayed here for one night with my wife and one year old son in one of the family rooms. The rooms were very clean and modern and the bonus of having adjoining rooms was a real plus. The owners and staff were rally helpful and welcoming, and couldn't do enough for us. We eat dinner and breakfast in the hotel... More 

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Essex UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Room was fine but could have done with a desk for the business traveller. The shower and bath was a bonus. Food was fine. Breakfast is not served until 07.30 weekdays which, for a business guest is too late. Staff pleasant .

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6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Just returned from two nights staying at the Black Boy. David & Sharon are so friendly and David cooks a mean breakfast! All freshly cooked - not left standing on some hot plate like in many bigger (and more expensive) hotels. It's brought to your table too so no messing about lifting lids and serving yourself. Plus it's locally sourced... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

We did not stay at the Black Boy as we are quite local but were shopping in Sudbury and just called in for a drink. My partner and I were enjoying a drink when our teenage children joined us. Before we could even order them a drink and think about food we were informed that children are not welcome in... More 

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18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The food here is really nice and tasty, the choice on the menu is limited but the quality of this makes up for it. My only concern which people need to be aware of is there is no disabled toilet or access due to the age of the building, pensioners on walking frames can manage but there's no good handrail... More 

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Address: 7 Market Hill, Sudbury CO10 2EA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Sudbury
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #10 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Sudbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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