Black Boy Inn - Caernarfon

Northgate Street, Caernarfon, United Kingdom, LL55 1RW  show map
 4 stars
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Black Boy Inn - Caernarfon

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Snack bar

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Laundry

Overview

Located in the heart of Caernarfon, the 4-star Black Boy Inn offers compact rooms. This medieval building was refurbished in 2012.

The property is 500 meters away from Gypsy Wood Park, Doc Fictoria and Caernarfon Castle. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

Portmeirion is 28.0 km from the hotel and Dolbadarn Castle is about 9.7 km away.

Rooms

This unique hotel comprises 26 guestrooms with a minibar, a kitchen, complimentary wireless internet, television and central heating. The rooms look on to the city. Guests can make use of own bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

A broad variety of local dishes is served at the seasonal restaurant. The traditional bar serves a selection of wines, lagers and ales. The property is located near a railway station, just about 100 meters from Jakes Bistro and Bell Tower Cafe serving a wide selection of dishes.

Services

Guests are offered to rent bicycles and cars at Black Boy Inn to discover the sites of Caernarfon.

Relax

On-site leisure facilities include a tennis court and a golf course. On-site activities feature mountain biking, sailing and windsurfing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   26.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage
  • Gay friendly
  • Exterior corridors
  • Fireplace
  • Female traveler room/floor
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Wind surfing
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's menu
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Sink

Self-catering

  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • International calls
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 3 may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Northgate Street, Caernarfon, United Kingdom, LL55 1RW

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City Center
  • Caernarfon
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • The Black Boy Inn (cuisine: International, Welsh)
    100 ft
  • Wal (cuisine: Italian, Welsh)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Caernarfon town walls
    400 ft
  • Parc Glynllifon
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    26

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          Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size four poster bed or Double bed
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Black Boy Inn - Caernarfon Caernarfon location
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              Hotel Address:

              Northgate Street, Caernarfon, United Kingdom, LL55 1RW

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Caernarfon
                2300 ft
              Restaurants
              • The Black Boy Inn (cuisine: International, Welsh)
                100 ft
              • Wal (cuisine: Italian, Welsh)
                300 ft
              Parks
              • Caernarfon town walls
                400 ft
              • Parc Glynllifon
                1100 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2012
              • Number of rooms:
                26

              Hotel Awards

              UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCaernarfonBlack Boy Inn

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              • Oriel Dafydd Hardy - 400 ft
              • Galeri - 700 ft
              • Oriel Pendeitsh Gallery - 700 ft
              • Anglesey Model Village - 2.8 mi

              Popular areas

              • City Center - 2000 ft

              Places of interest

              • Conservative Club - 400 ft
              • Royal British Legion - 1000 ft

              Convention centers

              • Bedd Gelert/ Gelert's grave - 1700 ft
              • National Trust - 4.8 mi

              Amusement

              • Apollo Empire Bingo Club - 400 ft
              • Webbers Leisure - 700 ft
              • The Den - 2000 ft

              Monuments and Landmarks

              • Caernarfon Castle - 400 ft

              Museums

              • The National Museum Of Wales - 400 ft
              • National Slate Museum - 4600 ft
              • Tacla Taid - 3.7 mi

              Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

              • Anglesey Sea Zoo - 3.7 mi

              Local attractions

              • Anglesey Sea Zoo - 1.5 mi
                Brynsiencyn LL61 6TQWales
              • Conwy Water Gardens - 3.6 mi
                Glyn Isa, Rowen
              • Lake Padam - 5.0 mi
                Llanberis, Snowdonia National ParkWales
              • Anglesey Model Village & Gardens - 3.2 mi
              • Caernarfon Airworld - 3.7 mi
                Dinas Dinlle, Caernarfon

              Near the hotel

              • Caernarfon town walls - 400 ft
                Greengate Street, Caernarfon
              • Gypsy Wood Park - 1700 ft
                Tyddyn Newborough, Caernarfon
              • Doc Fictoria - 3900 ft
                Balaclava Road, Caernarfon
              • Parc Glynllifon - 1100 ft
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              • Segontium - 2200 ft
                Beddgelert Road, Caernarfon

              Restaurants nearby

              • The Black Boy Inn - 100 ft

                Address: Northgate Street
                Phone: 01286 673604

                77% likes this, based on 452 reviews
                Cuisine: International, Welsh
                Price Range: USD 8 - USD 31

              • Blas - 300 ft

                Address: Hole in the Wall Street
                Phone: 01286 677707

                79% likes this, based on 142 reviews
                Cuisine: Welsh
                Price Range: USD 7 - USD 58

              • Tafarn Y Porth - 300 ft

                Address: 5-9 Eastgate Street
                Phone: 01286 662920

                65% likes this, based on 52 reviews
                Cuisine: British

              • Wal - 300 ft

                Address: Palace Street
                Phone: 01286 674383

                61% likes this, based on 165 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian, Welsh

              • Kas Bar - 200 ft

                Address: 4 Eastgate Street
                Phone: 01286 238387

                83% likes this, based on 25 reviews

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2012
              • Number of rooms:
                26

              Hotel Awards

              UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCaernarfonBlack Boy Inn

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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              Black Boy Inn Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Black Boy Inn

              Average guest rating

              8.8out of 10
              Superb
              Based on 527 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Service
              10.0
              Value
              9.0
              Dining
              10.0

              Guest reviews

              • Family with children
                7.4

                I found the Hotel very friendly.

                I think that the room was lacking in the essentials i.e.;- No water bottles supplied. Had to drink water from the bathroom.2. No small bottles of shampoo and conditioner. The shower gel supplird was difficult to open without scissors.3. Television far too large for the room. 4. Would have liked full length mirror. 5. If I had been having a longer stay would have liked a wardrobe.

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                We had a wonderful 5 days at The Black Boy Inn. The staff were incredibly welcoming, very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. Topping up the teabags in the room: done within 10 minutes; putting a new bulb in the bathroom light: done when we returned to the room. Five star service!! Our room was immediately over the bar and overlooking the beer garden, so we did what any sensible couple would do (no, not drink ourselves to sleep): we put in ear plugs and slept like babies - it's an Inn for goodness sake, so noise is to be expected. Our room was spotlessly clean, spacious and well-equipped. Breakfast was huge, and the lunch/dinner menu was vast and very reasonable priced. Overall, we had a magnificent stay.

              • Group of friends
                9.6

                The hotel had been sensitively refurbished to a very high standard,and was very clean. The food was good value for the price, and the staff were helpful. We were only able to stay for one night but will definately return.

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                The staff were very friendly and helpfull. the bathroom was very nice but the room was not quite big enough for a four poster bed.

              • Family with children
                10.0

                the black boy was excellant in both service and accomidation and i would definitely stay there again, perfect location for a good stay in north wales.

              • Older travelers
                8.8

                Small comfortable hotel with decent sized rooms where attention to detail was evident during your stay

                The restaurant is busy and as a guest you have no ability to reserve a table which are allocated on a first come first served basis. As a late arrival you may not be able to get dinner in the hotel where you are a paying guest. I do not find this acceptable

              • Couple
                9.2

                The staff were very helpful, food excellent and generally all round a lovely place to stay

              • Family with children
                7.8

                The history of the hotel was the most enjoyable. The quaint rooms and crooked, creaky hallways. Only stayed for one night but shall be back again.

                The only comment I can make is that we were charged £2 to change from new potatoes to mashed potatoes with the roast chicken (not a great deal of money but on principle not a great move). There was, in fact, mashed potato on the menu so they did not have to go to any extra trouble to provide it. The menu, also, was not as exciting as it could have been - would've preferred more fish dishes considering the location.

              • Couple
                8.8

                Fantastic location for a short break. We stayed for an evening meal and recieved good pub food,...breakfast was amazing, quality products used and brought to our room by our request. (2 trips up several flights of narrow stairs by two brave staff with smiles on their faces...thankyou!) My bag was carried to the room by the manager and the hotel was immaculate characterful and rustic. fab weekend

                The only thing i could comment on comfort wise was the bed was too hard. Service was fantastic except in the dining room where the waiting on staff lacked rapport with all their guests (weekend staff?) and the chef lacked flexibility on his menu, refusing to change rice for chips to the embarassment of the waiter who quoted this as company policy also sending out charred bread to another table of guests who begrudgingly chipped off the black topping before eating it. Finally a waitress was quick to remove our not empty plates without checking we had finished...Saying that we did enjoy our meal!

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                The staff were excellent and the suite we stayed in was roomy and comfortable.

              • Group of friends
                10.0

                The rooms and food were excellent; the staff extremly helpful.

              • Older travelers
                7.8

                Staff were very helpful. Food good. Car parking very concenient and a bonus being in town centre and free. Just about ticked all the boxes.

                Access stairs were quite narrow and awkward for cases but it is an old building and was part of the charm.

              • Single
                8.8

                Tha Hotel was very comfortable,and the staff more than pleased to help.Having its own car park was also very useful.

              • Family with children
                9.6

                The Hotel staff made us very welcome on our arrival & during our short 3 night stay.Charming old fashioned style hotel with up todate conviences. Hotel easy to find & is in a very good location for local site seeing. Good safe & secure parking

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                Everything was at hand ,very cosy,very clean and all rooms were new and spotless.

                Just a bit noisy at night.We had the room above the doorway which had tables and chairs outside for the smokers making it very rowdy did not get to sleep until about 1pm

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Black Boy Inn - Caernarfon Caernarfon location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              Northgate Street, Caernarfon, United Kingdom, LL55 1RW

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Caernarfon
                2300 ft
              Restaurants
              • The Black Boy Inn (cuisine: International, Welsh)
                100 ft
              • Wal (cuisine: Italian, Welsh)
                300 ft
              Parks
              • Caernarfon town walls
                400 ft
              • Parc Glynllifon
                1100 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2012
              • Number of rooms:
                26

              Hotel Awards

              UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedCaernarfonBlack Boy Inn

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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