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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent Sunday lunch with the family.We asked if childrens portions could be served and very happy to oblige rather than them have chips. Friendly service and will return for a Sunday lunch another time.

Thank backlaneme
Barrow upon Humber, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived to be greated by friendly staff, the first impression was great. Got the room key to find a freezing cold room, when asking about the heating was told that there was no boiler. The room was damp, wter running down the window, wall paper was discoloured. Bathroom was like something out of up stairs down stair. I did not... More 

Thank Julie m
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for a last minute weekend break. Parking here was s little tricky due to roads being closed off for the market and the only access to the back of the hotel ,was round the houses on the town centre ring road. Spaces were limited as it was shared with local residence. On booking in... More 

Thank vicki k
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place whilst looking for a pub for Sunday lunch. It is beautifully decorated and the ambience is very relaxed considering it's very classy interior. Mixture of people but not overtly busy. We had a lovely booth by the window- just walked in, no booking. Staff were very friendly, attentive and accommodating. Service was quick and the... More 

Thank Sssl2
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The pub is an old building and the bedroom and bathroom were created with a good use of space; very comfortable, quiet and a coffee machine in the room. The pub is part of a gin club and had real ales. Breakfast superb. Location right in the centre of Sudbury makes it good for a look round the town and... More 

Thank _markdixon6
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stopped for a lunch break at this delightful pub in the town centre. The staff were all very young and friendly, eager to please and attentive. The bars were very clean and comfortable. We had a snack lunch which was excellent and extremely reasonable. A special lunch is offered daily in addition to the varied menu. We enjoyed it... More 

Thank Rae P
Hampshire England
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A great location for a visit to Sudbury. Central in the Town market place and all areas easily accessible from The Black Boy. Our room was a lovely large, high ceilinged, well appointed room with ensuite bathroom. This is a 17th Century Hotel which has appreciated a tasteful refurbishment in 2012 internally, yet has maintained it's historical structure, atmosphere and... More 

Thank Amanda C
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141 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Okay, it's a town center pub with rooms above bar so what should I have expected. Room small but clean, bathroom large and clean, windows very old with no sound proofing, breakfast fantastic but not rushed. Noise from bar goes on well after 11pm and the delivery vehicles start from about 6 - 6:30 am so in you are okay... More 

Thank Paul T
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stay in Sudbury at least once a year. The last time was March, we normally stay at the Mill Hotel but unfortunately they had a wedding on and had no availability for the 9 of us. Anyhow when we arrived at The Black Boy the manager wasn't over friendly he seemed only interested in taking our money and there... More 

Thank pamelaannehickman
Ema P, Manager at The Black Boy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pamela, Thank you for your review. I am very sad to hear how disappointing your stay with us has been. If you would please give us a ring on 01787 379046 and ask to speak to myself (Ema) or drop us a line at info@blackboyhotelsudbury.co.uk and mark this for my attention I would be very grateful. Regards, Ema More 

Saint James Parish, Jamaica
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

stayed over for a night with partner and dog. We were catered for so well from our arrival to our departure. Dog loved it so much we bought a house nearby!! Thank you and see you soon. evening meal excellent, staff polite and breakfast copious

Thank Mark A
Ema P, Manager at The Black Boy Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mark, Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and especially lovely to hear your dog enjoyed it too! We love having dogs around; they seem to have this uncanny ability to extract smiles from everyone wether staff or guests. We will keep the treat jar topped up for you! More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Black Boy is situated in the heart of Sudbury overlooking the market square with easy access to the surrounding countryside. With it's seven en-suite letting rooms it is the perfect place for either a weekend retreat or a relaxing mid week stay; dog friendly rooms are available with prior arrangement. Serving the finest in traditional ales and a selection of craft beers alongside a fantastic, handpicked, wine and spirit range. The Black Boy has a classic, locally sourced English tavern menu with something for everyone. Come and stay and let our friendly team look after you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Black Boy Hotel

Address: 7 Market Hill, Babergh District CO10 2EA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Sudbury
Price Range: ₹ 5,266 - ₹ 9,097 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Black Boy Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Lunch visitor only and not a resident in the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles backlaneme, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“First impressions are not always the truth”
 of 5 bubbles juliemE7696ZP, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Probably best to ask for one not at the front of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles _markdixon6, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Town centre was quiet so all rooms quiet.”
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