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Black Boy Inn

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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
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
87Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
22Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews black boy black jacks the pub low beams four poster bed coach house steak and ale pie huge portions ate here welsh breakfast mussels main building large bathroom great room both nights car park north wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wedi cael ein cinio Nadolig yma neithiwr - arbennig! Roedd y bwyd yn hyfryd a'r staff yn briliant. Yorkshire Pudding ENFAWR! Pawb wedi mwynhau'r noson yn fawr. Diolch yn fawr i chi gyd a Nadolig Llawen! We had our Xmas dinner here last night -...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Cath-Dawns
Response from blackboy673604, Manager at Black Boy InnResponded 3 days ago

Annwyl Cath, diolch am eich negas, mae o hyd yn fraint cael clywed yn ôl gan cwsmeiriad. Rydym yn falch ofnadwy eich bod wedi mwynhau y profiad a'r bwyd yma. Diolch yn fawr, edrych ymlaen at eich gweld yn y dyfodol. Nadolig llawen a blwyddyn...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in a ground floor room. Had a massive bathroom and also cooking facilities and full size fridge. Bedroom was fantastic 👍 You couldn't ask for more. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again 😁Central location , You can park up and not bother with the car...More

Date of stay: April 2018
3  Thank paul richard j
Response from blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy InnResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review.Please return soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very fortunate to have a night stay for work purposes last week. I cannot fault the Black Boy Inn everything was absolutely perfect! Lovely comfy bed with an ample onsuite shower room set in such lovely surroundings. We had the three course Christmas...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MandyEvs
Response from blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy InnResponded 1 week ago

Please do return in your leisure time to experience this lovely area and Inn.Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a fantastic meal, freshly cooked, man sized portions and excellent service. There was a wide choice of dishes on the menu, but I recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment...what more can I say?? Thank you Delwyn

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank bighump
Response from blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy InnResponded 1 week ago

We agree very much with the comments regarding Delwyn and thank you very much for the review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in what we were warned was a 'small double'. It may have been small but it was well equipped and actually really lovely, with a nice modern bathroom. We are our evening meal here which was delicious. The staff were attentive and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank BabyStrange13
Response from blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy InnResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased you enjoyed your time with us at this lovely traditional Inn .We not the comments with regard.Thank you for the review. to the smoke and will discuss at next staff meeting.Thank you for the review.

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DianeL1351
August 17, 2018|
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Response from blackboy673604 | Property representative |
we have full eating and drinking areas in the main building
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Christine G
June 10, 2018|
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Response from AniPaulandCait | Reviewed this property |
Very small car park along side . But there is parking less than 5 minutes walk away
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Georgialgray
October 24, 2017|
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Room Tips
"Be sure and book a room that is not on the front right under the pub..."
johnmV7434UL
5 weeks ago
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"As for a room in Ti Dre"
srmopiper
Nov. 5, 2018
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"Parking is limited and SatNav directs you down a one way street."
W7158OXanthonyb
Oct. 16, 2018
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"The pub is very old and could be a problem for people with walking difficulties but there is a new building."
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Sep. 24, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$68 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
black boy hotel caernarfon
LOCATION
United KingdomWalesNorth WalesCaernarfon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
33
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