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Melbounre
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted to extend our stay, but the hotel was booked out the following day. The restaurant was good but it was also very busy and we had to wait for a table. However, we enjoyed a drink in our room while doing so.

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Thank Alan C
blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

It is a very busy Inn as you have found, thank you for the review. More 

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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a 1 night's stay for our Valentine's weekend. We had to check in at reception and were directed to another building to our room. The room was more like an apartment and probably was the biggest we've stayed in. It was v modern and well layed out. Next morning we had breakfast which was also in another building... More 

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

Please return for the next years valentine night,thank you for the review. More 

Ripon, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a lovely meal here, starter and main. No room left for desert! Ambience of this place is wonderful. They have certainly got it right. Food portions are large and generous and choice is good. If you like real ale, then this place is a Mecca! Although rather boring.... the Bass is lovely with plenty more interesting options available. We... More 

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Thank Jake-Charles
blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

We do have large portions at the Inn , thank you for the review. More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food ,welcoming staff ,very busy especially popular for a Wednesday ,full of American tourists.Really lucky to get a table at 5pm as by 6pm they were taking names on a waiting list.All 3 courses faultless just be carefull with peppercorn sauce made my mouth go numb perhaps a little too hot for average tastebuds.Would we go back ? keep... More 

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Thank Keith T
blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

We do operate a waiting list system at the door every night after about 6.00 clock ,this is necessary due to the number of guests trying to eat at the Inn. If we accepted bookings it would causer mayhem as we have found to our cost in past trading years.Thank you for the review. More 

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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. This is a fab little pub. Very oldy worldy. The food was really good and the staff were very friendly. It's quite a small pub but there is seating outside as well. Would definitely recommend this pub for lunch or dinner

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Thank Zoe P
blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review , did you try any of the other rooms at the Inn. We have 4 inside areas that we use, so on your next visit please try one of the other areas. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Black Boy Inn is a charming old building within the town walls of Caernarfon a short walk from the castle. The decor is historic and authentic. The room was marvelous with a four poster bed. The restaurant excelled for dinner and breakfast. The staff was welcoming and helpful. Highly recommended.

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Thank Thomas E
blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the four poster bed room , please do return again and thank you for the review. More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The black boy has amazing views and is situated within the castle walls. Play park in front to keep the kids happy and the food is just amazing. Always on my list when I visit Wales. Staff are really friendly and the prices don't break the bank either.

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

We try to be fair with our pricing policy , and so glad your children enjoyed the play area.Thank you for the review. More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great night in beautiful accommodation . it was luxurious and extremely clean. Very very comfy bed and pillows. Bedding was immaculate..appealing and clean. Huge TV on the wall.. Small but lovely bathroom. Breakfast was amazing. Cooked fresh on order I. Lovely surroundings. Staff were extremely helpfujhelpfujl and informative with regards to parking. We would definitely stay again... More 

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Thank JeanieMag75
blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

We are always looking to improve at the Inn. So glad you enjoyed and that the staff looked after you .Thank you for the for the review. More 

Devon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful stay for my Big Birthday, which was kept as a surprise by my wife and the reception staff kept this secret when we arrived as we had a 4-Poster room. The room was lovely, clean and super bathroom. All the staff were very friendly and helpful - reception, restaurant and bar throughout our... More 

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Thank Colin P
blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

Happy birthday , so glad you enjoyed the 4 poster room .Thank you for the review. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we visited last week on a Thursday night. It was so busy we had to sit in the coach house which we didn't mind. We ordered our mains the food was delicious but i the staff felt very distance,i understand that it was busy but would like if the staff would make more of a conversation with the customers. But... More 

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Thank Jack P
blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your time at the Inn .Staff do not get long to chat as it can get very busy at the Inn in the various rooms. Winter is a great time we do have more time for all. Thank you for the review. More 

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The Black Boy Inn
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Cuisines: Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub, Welsh, Gluten Free Options, 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: $95 - $167 (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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#1 Romantic Hotel in Caernarfon
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