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North Wales
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well, where do I start. We met up for a birthday meal, as regulars to the pub we decided to back. We opted for the light bites. We shouldn't have bothered. The foreign working waitress and kitchen staff got our order so messed up. I mean how much can u mess up on a ham and cheese toastie and a...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit here everytime we are in the area and no other restaurant comes close to the standards of this one!!! The staff are always friendly and welcoming, and the atmosphere is always great. We have had lots of different food from the menu from the lunch time specials to Sunday lunch, steaks, Christmas Faye dinners and a fabulous Welsh...

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

Please come and stay with us and eat every day .Thank you for the review.

Southam, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here last Thursday for a drink. We looked at the menu and decided to eat. They managed to fit us into the restaurant even though it was very busy. My partner had rib eye on the bone which he said was the best steak he had ever had. I had the rabbit which was again lovely. The staff were...

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

So pleased you where pleased with your steak at the Inn, thank you for the review.

Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service cannot fault the food.The location is excellent close to the town and castle.The beaches and walking is outstanding.I would definitely come to this area again and ideally would stay here !

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

Please do return soon, and thank you for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Black Boy Inn together with my sister. What an amazing experience! As we were on a special deal we stayed in the annex with double bed and a kitchenette which is great if you're not that fussed about a full English breakfast. The room was cosy and clean and the kitchen(ette) was really well equipped. There...

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are trying hard to get a brown sign pointing towards us, but at this time the local council will not allow.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stop. Fantastic facilities and food, great staff and very good value for money. We actually stayed in their residence around the corner, Ty Dre The Townhouse. It is literally 1 min walk to the pub. The rooms were decorated and fitted out to a very high standard. Will definitely stay here again, fantastic!!!

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

Thank you for the lovely review.So pleased you had a fantastic stay at the Inn.

Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended the Black Boy Inn as somewhere to eat by the hotel we were staying in and I am so glad we went with the recommendation - we had the most delicious meal! In fact, I think it was one of the most delicious meals I've ever had in a pub. I had the lamb pie followed by...

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

Thank you for for both the review and the lovely comments.

Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I poped in this place for a drink previously and liked the atmosphere and noticed it was a hotel so thought would give a try! Had a great price and my room was huge and I got lost in the bed it was that big! was very clean and quiet with tea and coffee facilities. Had food in evening and...

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

Look forward to your return to this lovely Inn, thank you for the review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a two-night break with a special deal on so I opted for a Double Suite with kitchenette in the Black Jack annexe at the back of the inn, a little bit of luxury to treat myself as I was travelling solo. Both days I was able to park in the main car park which was ideal. The welcome...

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

Thank you very much for the review , so glad you enjoyed your stay with us.The renovation works are now nearly complete and ready for the summer season.

scotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the last couple of months we've stayed 3 times at the Black Boy, experiencing rooms in the hotel, the annexe and the Town House. All great - spacious, with comfy beds, upgraded facilities, nice bathrooms and all having served by the wonderful warm hospitality and welcome. There aren't any fancy lounges or meeting rooms, but if you just want...

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

We are as you state a good traditional Inn , with good comfy beds .Thank you for the review.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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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
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Caernarfon
Price Range: $127 - $230 (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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“If you want to do your own thing, the annex is good and only a short walk from the hotel.”
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“All rooms are good rooms, each have there own little quirks and 'olde' charm”
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