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Neath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed there last weekend. Great room - excellent atmosphere - Great selection of Food / Beers & Spirits. Ideally located inside Castle walls . Will certainly make this My First choice next time , as my Son is in Bangor University , only a short 10 min drive

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

Excellent atmosphere is what we like to hear .Thank you so much for the review.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful location. Amazing staff. Faultless. Food was perfect. Will be back again. Very historic inn with great history. Castle just around the corner. Friendly area and beautiful surroundings, could easily visit every week.

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

So pleased you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for the review.

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to stay Rooms very clean spacious and Ellie appointed - everything you could want plus a kitchen area Staff very friendly welcome and helpful Great breakfasts with lovely porridge Lovely pub inside and out and perfect location inside the Old Walls You won't go wrong here Totally recommend

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

Thank you for the review,so glad you enjoyed. We have a large number of different room types at the Inn .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband stayed here for one night. We stayed in black jacks. Great room! Very clean and comfy!.... evening meal was gorgeous as was breakfast the following morning!... very helpful, friendly staff!... we will be back. Thank you

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

Black Jacks is a lovely part of the Inn, thank you so much for the review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really lovely oldy worldy pub and hotel. We stayed in the courtyard rooms in a suite. It had good size bedroom and massive bed which was very comfortable plus a large screen tv. there was an archway leading to a dining room/kitchen even included a dishwasher of which they provided the tablet. microwave electric hob and fridge...

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

Thank you so much for the review of this lovely Inn.So glad you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little place. Last minute break just after new year and turned out to be the highlight of our festive holiday. We stayed in the new part behind the pub, our room was superb, spotlessly clean, Huge comfy bed and a cracking little en suite. We ate in the restaurant at night and it really was a joy. Fantastic homely...

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

Please do return soon,so glad you enjoyed your stay.Thank you for the review.

Flintshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited the black boy inn many times and it being one of our favourite places we decided to book a meal for all of our family for New Year's Eve. The food orders ranged from fish and chips to lasagne to curry to sirloin steak with all 8 of us throughly enjoying every mouthful. I had the sirloin steak...

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

As you say the Black Boy gives it all especially the roaring fires.Thank you for the review.

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is, I think, my third review of the Black Boy. I settled for three stars, but my opinions of the restaurant and the accommodation differ. Last time, I loved the food in the restaurant, but not the way the waiters kept trying to make us hurry up and finish, despite there being empty tables. This time, there was a...

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your meal with us . As regards the beds they are purchased from a large company, that specializes in supplying in hotel beds.WE do use zip and link beds which you are correct are a firm mattress.This company has sold a number of bed sets to our customers who have been pleased with the...

Oswestry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous place to stay and so reasonable in price. I'm sure I have paid loads more for much inferior accomodation. Beautifully appointed self contained studio in Black Jack at the rear of the inn. The inn itself was all you would expect of an old inn inside the town walls. Food was of excellent quality and the service...

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

The majority of the staff at the Inn are local and welsh speaking as you state .So glad you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for the review.

Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We stayed at the Black boy just for night and what an experience excellent welcome a beautiful room spotlessly clean excellent beer food and the service of all staff was remarkable we had a chat with the owner John who made us very welcome. There was nothing too much trouble to help us enjoy our stay. We will return as...

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

Thank you so much for the review , please do return soon. And have a lovely christmas.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • 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: €62 - €141 (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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