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Black Boy Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We had a good sunday lunch at the Black Boy the food is so good and the beer is even better. We had to go back for dinner on Tuesday night the Tbone was to die for cooked just as you like will we go back there hell yes .All the staff are very good and know a lot about...

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

Thank you very much for the review , please come back again.

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Having visited the area on many occasions, and eaten here, decided to make a stop over on our way further down the coast. Booked 'Ty Dre' their townhouse in the next road. Excellent check in, friendly helpful staff who issued the free parking permit. Room was stunning, we were very suprised, seemed liked brand new carpets. Bathroom great, deepest bath...

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

Thank you very much , we are a hotchpotch of different buildings making up the room stock to 39 rooms at this time .Thank you for the review.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016

For us a place to stay whilst visiting the Welsh Highland Railway - but what a place to stay! It sits within the old Caernarfon town walls on a cobbled street enter through a castellated arch. The inn is truly ancient and privately owned by perfectionist and driven folk who seem to have thought ahead of everything that a guest...

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

Thank you for the review.we did respond straight away but it was blocked because i placed a welsh thank you in the response.

Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

From the moment we drove up to the great wall surrounding Caenarfon we fell in love with this town. The Black Boy Inn is fantastic, the staff and the locals were really welcoming. The accomodation was great, when we stepped through the entrance way it felt like we stepped back in time. The Inn is warm and cosy, the food...

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

Very kind of you to leave such lovely review.

Pontypool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We did not decide to go to Caernarfon until Friday afternoon, the hotel was booked by my husbands employer, therefore I had no opportunity to check the accommodation before we left. We were not disappointed. The check in staff were fantastic, very friendly and made us feel welcome. The hotel is very clean, comfortable and charming. We ate there that...

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

Thank you for the review, please do return.

Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2016

There were 4 of us in our group (2 couples) we stayed in the beautiful annex at the Ty Dre Town House, literally a stones throw away and ate our breakfast at the Black Boy. We also chose to have drinks and evening meals in the Black Boy too. Very good food, great portions well presented, couldn't be faulted. Breakfast...

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Thank you for the lovely review , please do return.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

stayed here from a monday to a friday with my wife, the room was very good with great ensuite and small kitchen area. the bed was very comfortable tea and coffee were replenished everyday and even the washing up done by the time we got back to room which we did not expect. the staff were very friendly and always...

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Thank you for the review ,very much appreciated.

Hungerford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We recently spent a night in The Black Boy Inn, en-route to Holyhead, and a ferry to Dublin. The hotel was ideal, and a perfect venue for a short break in Caernarfon. Clean, comfortable and friendly, we could not have asked for more. Our spacious room - Number 60 - came with its own kitchen and breakfast area, and would...

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Thank you for the review ,please return soon.

North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Was here for a few drinks with friends on a Sunday night, it was packed with a great vibe and very friendly staff. Served quickly with a massive array of beers and whiskies. The staff have a great product knowledge also Will return in the future

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Thank you very much for the review of this lovely Inn

Swanley, Kent
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Absolutely great all round. Wonderful 4 poster bed, fabulous en suite. Great food. Great staff. Great access to old town. Wonderful atmosphere. We will definitely stay again. We also took in the Welsh highland railway. Well with a trip to Porthmaddog

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Very kind review thank you

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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The Black Boy Inn
The Black Boy Inn
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Welsh, International
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $144 - $259 (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 Hotel Caernarfon
Black Boy Inn Caernarfon, Wales
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#1 Family Hotel in Caernarfon
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“try to get one closer to the front of the hotel. Hauling luggage to the back was a problem.”
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“Free wifi throughout”
Bilser_12, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ty Dre town house has good accessibility for my wife's manual wheelchair”
kevev2016, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want to do your own thing, the annex is good and only a short walk from the hotel.”
109daniu, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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