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“A very friendly hotel”
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Black Boy Inn
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Caernarfon
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

My wife and I have just returned from a two night stay at the Black Boy, Caernarfon.
I must say it was exactly as the previous reviews had stated. The staff were very welcoming and the service we got was excellent.
We stayed in room 60 which is at the top of the building behind the main part of the hotel, and the room appears to have been recently refurbished. It is reached by several flights of stairs and is on its own, so no noise from other rooms!
There is a good choice of fare on the menu, and the portions are large, and a good choice of real ales.
All in all, a very pleasant and enjoyable stay. Thank to all at the Black Boy.

Stayed: June 2014
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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2014

Thank you for the review , hope you return soon to this quirky Inn.

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Reviewed 21 June 2014

We have just got back from three days at the Black Boy Hotel. Excellent hotel although we stayed in the Black Jack block. Food was as good as any other place we have stayed. Staff were very friendly & helpful. The only down size which they cannot do anything about is the noise of seagulls at night. They were horrendous an d we live by the sea!! Great time though.

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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2014

Thank you for the review , hope you come back soon.

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

On Thursday 1st November 2012 we went down to Wales and we stayed in the black boy inn
And the rooms where good I liked the bed and it had a tainy kitchen and I liked the railway
And I like the food and the free wi-fi and the shop and I liked the toy shop we had a grate time in Wales.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Grace W
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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2014

Please come back soon to this lovely Inn . Thank you very much for review.

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

I stayed here last year for the Etape Eryrie cycling event and had a fantastic stay. This year I came back and stayed for a third night as the ambiance, food, drink are second to none. I needed breakfast at 6.30am on the Sunday and they prepared a tray of food for me and left it in my room.
Bonus for me was being able to converse with staff in Welsh
Diolch and I look forward to 2015

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled solo
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Thank martin w
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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2014

Diolch yn fawr i chi, please come back soon to this lovely welsh run Inn.

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Reviewed 15 June 2014

I booked our our sunday lunch in advance online, and very glad I did!
We were on holidays and it was also Fathers Day - a busy place.
Quick, friendly service and food was AMAZING!
Best meal we've had in a week.
Lots of choice and we loved the decor - in keeping with the building/surroundings.
I would highly recommend this pub and the food - very good indeed and not pricey.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2014

Thank you for these comments , I think we are fairly priced and kept the Inn as it should be . It certainly is not a plastic building and uniform in size etc.. Please come back soon.

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

This place had everything, nice rooms, great staff, fabulous local fare in the restaurant, and a great welcoming pub. we had a great time and would go back in an instant. The staff could not have been nicer

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2014

So glad you enjoyed this real Inn, Thank you for the review

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Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

Great food, lovely presentation and flavours,prices reflect the quality .
The menu is varied and you are spoilt for choice.
Inside was full of enthusiastic locals and was full, we found a table outside as it was a lovely evening. We loved it!!!! Highly recommend

Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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blackboy673604, Owner at Black Boy Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2014

Thank you for the lovely review , please come back again to this lovely Inn

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Address: Northgate Street | Stryd Pedwar a Chewch, Caernarfon LL55 1RW, Wales
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Region: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Gwynedd > Caernarfon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Caernarfon
#1 Green Hotel in Caernarfon
#1 Business Hotel in Caernarfon
#1 Family Hotel in Caernarfon
Price Range: £63 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Black Boy Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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 
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