Black Boy Inn: 01286 673604

Black Jack's: 01286 673604

Ty Dre: 01286 685901

Black Boy Inn

Frequently Asked Questions

Check in time from 3.00pm         Please check your confirmation email to ensure correct dates have been booked for you.
Check out time     11.00am
If early check out is required please pay night before, or on arrival to enable us to help you.
Breakfast times can be exceptionally busy if all residents arrive at the same time. 9.00am is the peak hour particularly on a Sunday morning. Please avoid this time and arrive earlier if you wish to set off early. Serving   times weekdays and Saturday 7.30 am until 9.30 am , Sunday 8.00 am until 10.00am
Twin bed or double bed configuration , please inform us directly if you wish bed to be split as twin beds. Do not assume we are aware of your preference as some agent bookings do not inform us . Most guests will receive a number of emails from us prior to arrival if agent has supplied email to us.
Extra Z beds in room have the same requirements as above , please do not assume we are aware of the request. Z beds are a chargeable extra.
We require a credit or debit card to reserve a room. We use secure trading to hold all card details for your security. Again we are fully PCI compliant. On arrival you will need to pre authorize a card for your stay or pay for the accommodation.  a £30.00 per person per night  will be added to the total pre authorisation to cover bar and meal bills.
We have a number of ground floor rooms, which are easy access with walk in showers . If you have difficulty with stairs please book one of these as the olde Inn is very narrow with low beams, as you can appreciate from its age.
We do not have lifts in any part of the Black Boy complex , due to the age of the property.
All rooms are fully centrally heated , but no air conditioning due to age of the properties.
Group bookings of 5 or more rooms can only be accepted by a Team Manager a deposit will also be required.
If you are intending to arrive late after midnight , please contact us to inform us of expected arrival time. Due to the nature of the building night staff will not always notice you at main door.
Daily Free Wi Fi code and car park barrier code are displayed in reception foyer.
We do not accept pets in any part of the premises.
Car parking is limited in Caernarfon. Early arrivals will be allocated to the castle car park  about 1000 yards away from Inn with a free permit .This enables us to get all residents parked overnight .We have 39 rooms and 39 spaces .The Small car park next to the Inn  which incurs a parking charge is kept back for later arrivals and blue badge holders.
All Ty Dre / Town House residents park at the  main castle car park, a free  permit is required from reception.
We are unable to reserve car park spaces. The car park next to the Inn (which may be subject to charge) is kept back for blue badge holders
We can store baggage if needed in reception. Please double check you do not leave any items behind on departure.
We operate a policy that does not accept any form of entertainment in dining or function rooms. This includes disco and live bands. We operate this in respect of our local neighbour’s & our own residents to have a peaceful night after Inn closes.
The Black Boy was renovated in 2012 to a 4 star standard ,Black Jacks a separate building in courtyard of the Inn was completed as a development in 2013 . Ty Dre or Town House was completed in 2014 again all to a 4 star standard.
We are annually graded by both Visit Wales and the AA , in 2015 both companies have graded us 4 star coaching Inn quality.
Back office  for all admin/payroll/accounts issues. Available on office hours 9 until 5 only. .    Tel 01286 673604
We have a map of Caernarfon available for download here (PDF)