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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Usually when you go and stay somewhere, there are things you like and things you don't like about it. That isn't the case here - when writing the Trip Advisor review in my head during my stay (come on, you've done it too) I really struggled to find anything critical to say about it. From start to finish it was... More 

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

I do not know how to respond to your lovely review , other than to say thank you from me and all the staff .Please do return soon. More 

Manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here back in May 2016. We stayed in a room in the old building which was really nice with a huge 4 poster bed. There is an annex building with more modern rooms also. The bathroom and bedroom were super clean and the staff were very welcoming. Had dinner on site that evening and the food was excellent! We... More 

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

Thank you for the review , so glad you enjoyed your time here.Unfortunately due to the historic listing status of the building we are not able to install air con. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location full of character and best of all the food is excellent and good value i would recommend a visit to this lovely quaint public house. O all three we have visited we have enjoyed the atmosphere totally

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Black Boy's Ty Dre extension earlier this week. We had a lovely efficiency apartment that was handicap accessible. The included breakfast was my first ever sit down and order breakfast. The Welsh Breakfast was great. I was setting up my first trip to Wales and Andrea helped immensely. I emailed her several times over various things.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Idyllic street kerb appeal, our room (63):was fabulous, very spacious, huge bed and bonus add on fully fitted kitchen where they provided extra single bed for teenager daughter. Slight attention needed to peeling paintwork over bed- poss roof leak? But beautiful place and the most amazing meal in evening

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

Thank you for the review , we aware of roof leak in hand .This is due to the adverse weather we have had lately. More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here for our Silver Wedding anniversary. We stayed in room 15 which has a lovely 4 poster bed. The bathroom was large and very clean and the shower was perfect. The whole atmosphere of the place was fantastic. All the staff were very good at their job, whatever it was, from the check in staff to the waiters... More 

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

Thank you for the review , please return soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in Black Jacks. Parking was free provided you walk a short distance. The room itself was clean and very comfortable. Tv and tea/coffee all complementary with free biscuits. The view was not great but unimportant as its right in the centre of town. It would have been nice to have AC but a fan was provided. The bar... More 

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The Black Boy Inn
The Black Boy Inn
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: $93 - $170 (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 Family Hotel in Caernarfon
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