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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a great fish platter to share as a starter- local seafood was something we were keen to eat whilst at the coast and it was delicious. For mains we had really well cooked Welsh stew and lamb shank, both were extremely tasty. There is a playground opposite which is great for children and close enough to supervise while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Popped in last month after someone on the site recommended, absolutely superb. This time took the family and was not at all disappointed. Not the cheapest pub food but you have to pay a little more for such good quality.Very happy.

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

Your review is appreciated and so glad you left happy. More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently stayed here for 2 nights as part of a hen weekend. The whole place is extremely charming, from the moment we arrived. Check in was very friendly and although one of our rooms wasn't ready the cleaner went out of her way to make it next on her list. There is a small car park next to the hotel... More 

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

Thank you for the review , please do return why not try us in the winter when the fires are roaring and the atmosphere is lovely and calm . More 

Devon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed there for 3 days and wished it could have been longer. The staff were very attentive everywhere from the reception to the restaurants. The food was excellent so much choice and good sized portions and reasonably priced. The setting was well placed in the castle walls, and easy to walk either to the castle, town, boats or the... More 

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

Thank you for the lovely review, i appreciate your honesty in the comments.With regard to the beds and they are a commercial quality and newly purchased this year.I am aware some guests find these harder than their own , but it is a balance i suppose as we get a large number of compliments as well regarding the beds .In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food well worth a visit welcomely friendly staff. Wide selection menu very accomodating for special diets. I would highly recommend the Black boy inn . Visited here with friends I live locally friends were well impressed.

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

Thank you for the lovely review , please do bring more friends to eat. More 

Llanymynech, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights on a mini break in this great pub with rooms. I have already reviewed the restaurant side. We were made welcome in this busy, buzzing, popular pub with rooms. It is well located to make the best of Caernarfon - there is so much variety to see and do in the town. The room we... More 

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

Thank you for the review .As you state as you experience a nights stay in one of the oldest inn`s in wales and it is within the town walls .Parking will be complicated but we always make it work for our guests. More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed one night but wished it was longer. A beautiful old coaching inn with loads of character. Our room had a four poster bed which was unbelievably comfortable. The breakfast was the best I've ever had at a hotel and the staff were magnificent. Parking next to the hotel costs £5 but we were given a free parking permit for... More 

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Thank you for the lovely review. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came to Caernarfon on an impromptu visit in July so didn't have time to book or look into anything. We therefore went on the previous reviews we saw of the Black Boy as a place to eat. We tried to get a seat in the restaurant area but it had a waiting time of about an hour. We went... More 

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Thank you for the review , please return soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Following a very damp Monday we ventured out to prevent cabin fever from our caravan ! On arriving in the town we agreed that the Black Boy looked inviting so we were placed in the dining area our drinks order was taken (15 different Ales) . There is a wide choice on the menu we settled for Bread & Olives... More 

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

Thank you for the review , please return soon so sorry we do not accept dogs within the building. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose the Black Boy Inn with some friends for a short stay in North Wales. It was originally owned by a sea captain and it is all beams and middle ages, except for the electrics and the in room TV and indoor toilets. Right beside the castle walls in Caernarfon, it has a good pub restaurant and a staff... More 

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Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, International
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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
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Caernarfon
Price Range: $92 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Black Boy Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Black Boy Inn Caernarfon, Wales
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