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1 room, 2 adults

Black Boy Inn

4-starThis property has received its official star rating from Visit Wales.
Northgate Street, Caernarfon, Wales, LL55 1RW, United Kingdom

4-star inn with 2 restaurants, near Caernarfon Castle
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Ticks every box. Fabulous place to stay and in a great position. Highly recommendNov. 15, 2019
  • Loved the all the original details that have been kept throughout the main property. Was…Oct. 8, 2019

Black Boy Inn

from A$174
  • Black Boy Executive Room Queen
  • Black Boy Four Poster Room Queen
  • Twr Du Standard Room Queen
  • Black Boy Single Room
  • Black Boy very small standard double bed
  • Black Boy Twin Room
  • Black Jacks Suite Easy Access Queen
  • Black Jacks Room with Shower Queen
  • Black Jacks Suite Queen
  • Black Jacks 4 Poster Suite Queen Bed
  • Twr Du Executive Room Queen
  • Twr Du Queen Room (smaller)
  • Black Boy Standard Room Queen

What’s around Black Boy Inn


  • In a national park
  • Caernarfon Castle - 3 min walk
  • GreenWood Forest Park - 7.3 mi / 11.7 km
  • St Tysilio's Church - 8.3 mi / 13.4 km
  • Menai Bridge - 8.4 mi / 13.5 km
  • National Slate Museum - 8.8 mi / 14.1 km
  • Bangor University - 9.6 mi / 15.5 km
  • Mount Snowdon - 11.7 mi / 18.9 km

Getting around

  • John Lennon Airport (LPL) - 98 min drive
  • Llanfairpwll Station - 18 min drive
  • Bangor Station - 20 min drive
  • Llanfairfechan Station - 21 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 26 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11:30 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking* on site (limited)

  • Electric vehicle charging point

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built – 1522
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Welsh

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 46-inch LED TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


4/6 - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Craft Bar - This bar serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Black Boy Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • Black Boy Inn Caernarfon
  • Black Boy Inn Inn
  • Black Boy Inn Caernarfon
  • Black Boy Inn Inn Caernarfon
  • Black Boy Inn
  • Black Boy Caernarfon
  • Black Boy Hotel Caernarfon
  • Black Boy Inn Caernarfon, Wales
  • Black Boy Inn Caernarfon


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Parties and events are allowed on site. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Self parking costs GBP 5.00 per night

Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 5.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Black Boy Inn

  • Does Black Boy Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Black Boy Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Black Boy Inn?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Black Boy Inn?
    Yes. Self parking costs GBP 5.00 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Black Boy Inn?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Black Boy Inn?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 11 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Black Boy Inn?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Gegin Fach (4-min walk), Copa (4-min walk), and Villa Marina (4-min walk).
  • What is there to do near Black Boy Inn?
    Recommended spots to visit include Caernarfon Castle (3-min walk) and GreenWood Forest Park (7.3 mi), along with St Tysilio's Church (8.3 mi) and Menai Bridge (8.4 mi).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 348 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Great stay, lovely rooms, fantastic staff, good food, and a good selection of drinks, breakfast was very good, great quality and well presented.
Rob, gb4 night trip
Very good 8.0
Nice place, shame about dinner
Covid restrictions made our visit far less enjoyable than it might otherwise have been. The Inn is a great place to visit, but the pandemic meant we were unable to get a meal at the Inn despite having travelled most of the day to get to Caernarvon for our overnight stay. So, we didn't visit the bar or restaurant until the following morning - our evening meal was a take-away from a local restaurant - as all local restaurants were fully booked due to the pandemic.
Henry, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely short break and visit to Portmeirion
Wonderful weather certainly helped our stay. The hotel was lovely and very clean. Rooms are large and comfortable. Beds and linen were of excellent quality. Breakfast could have been better in general but especially the coffee as it was very weak and undrinkable. Recommendations would be: choice of pillows (mine were hard and I prefer softer ones) and a coffee machine rather than instant. But honestly enjoyed my stay and would happily return.
Karen, gb2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent stay
Spent 2 nights in early August at this very well run hotel and dispite its recent opening following C19 restrictions everything ran smoothly. The staff were excellent and the manager was particularly friendly and helpful when we asked for a room change due to scaffolding outside our window. We were quickly moved without any fuss and continued to ensure that we were completely happy and comfortable in our new room. Comfortable and clean rooms, good attention to covid required procedures without compromising customer service. Good food, excellent service, would not hesitate to recommend this hotel. Our thanks to the manager and all the staff for a wonderful stay.
Philip, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Spacious and comfortable
We loved our room which was the whole of the second floor of Black Jack's Tower and had a small kitchen with dishwasher, fridge and hob, which we were not expecting! The bed was huge and comfortable and the room was beautifully clean. We would come again.
rachel, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Walking & trains
Great place to stay Good location for major local and area attractions
John, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel
Had a great time at the Black Boy Inn. The staff are friendly and the room was great.
Kevin, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
great room, very clean, nice breakfast and good beer. Location is very central which was great and they were able to supply free packing down by the river/estury whcih was max 100m away. Really nice place.
keith, gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Old worldly pub
Lovely old worldly pub
Julie, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Valentines Day surprise!
Took my amazing wife away for a surprise romantic Valentines night. The room was immaculate, the bed was very comfortable and the vibe at the Inn was buzzing. Most enjoyable stay, we will be returning soon.
Andrew, gb1 night trip

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