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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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Breakfast included
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The Inn was just as we had expected it to be. Staff very friendly. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The bathroom was a really good size, we liked the layout. The bath was great with plenty of hot water. The ear plugs and eye masks were necessary as the inn is off the
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Response from blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn
Responded 2 days ago
We are a very old Inn as you stated. So pleased you enjoyed and you are correct a number of rooms have been renovated this year. We will check the tilling this morning.
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Hotel's Favourite
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 at all.
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Response from blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn
Responded 11 Jul 2018
Thank you so much for the lovely review.Please return soon.
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Food,staff and hotel was great. We really couldn't fault it!! It was busy but service was not affected in any way. Thanks too Ben and all the chefs, going to come back in the summer!Breakfast was amazing too.
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Response from blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for the lovely review. We are indeed a very busy Inn. Thank you for the review.
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We came to stay at the black boy inn again and have to say we yet again had a great time. Our queens suite in the black jack section was clean and spacious and very reasonably priced for 2 nights. We decided to eat in the restaurant the first night ordering mushrooms and a
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Response from blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn
Responded 1 week ago
Please do return soon to this lovely old Inn. Which is in the heartland of Welsh-speaking Wales.We are well supported by locals and travellers alike. Thank you for the review.
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We were here before a couple of years ago and decided to visit again. We were not disappointed. The food was fantastic the staff are attentive and nothing was too much trouble. In fact compared to where we were the day before we thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at
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Response from blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn
Responded 1 week ago
The staff are our secret weapon please do return and thank you so much for the review.
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we have full eating and drinking areas in the main building
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Is there parking on site or nearby please
Very small car park along side . But there is parking less than 5 minutes walk away
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Are there any family rooms?
Thank you for question , we do have larger rooms which can be used for families .These are not sold online , you would need to ring reception to discuss 01286 673604.
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"The top floor suite in one of the courtyard towers was amazing value."
"Dont pay extra for a 4 poster room at front. The refrigeration, humming, wierd noise will keep you awake."
"Down stairs rooms are bigger and if you need room to move around I think they are the best"
"Book early"
"We liked room 21."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 78 - US$ 190 (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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