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The Black Boy, Bury St Edmunds

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located and with on-site parking. Clean/warm/quiet room with shower - breakfast included in price! Stayed 2 nights 7/8th in Feb. 2017 in twin (5) room. Good all round budget value. Note: has large, but friendly, dog on premises.

Thank kitkit2015
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I went as an over night stop over as I was on a company Christmas event. After lots of complications booking, as last minute.com thought they had spare room and they hadn't, I eventually got a room booked. The room was cold and dirty. They said the breakfast was at 8.30, I arrived at 8.40 and all they said was...

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Went in to get a drink and play pool with three friends on a Sunday evening. Instantly rudely ID'd before even ordering a drink and told "you can't be here after nine" before even checking the ID (we were ages 20-22). Felt very unwelcome and were questioned how many games we would play before starting. Before even having been playing...

Thank Catherine L
Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Nice comfortable room, very clean, great shower and loads of room! Lovely people and a nice dog, easy to get in and out of. Just did not get my breakfast was offered money back in recompense, which was a nice touch! Very quiet place considering its above a bar, even at closing time. Only issue is not easy to park...

Thank LordChunky
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

. We stayed at the black boy for two nights . Was a nice place to spend a couple of nights. The room was clean and bright . And also quite. The first night got woken by a someone banging thier door and taking loud . But after that didn't have any problems at all . The staff was friendly...

Thank jackie n
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Why didn't we stay here last year? I knew I would be late arriving so called ahead and was reassured it was no problem. Welcomed by a lovely lady who gave me my room key and assured me I didn't need to rush to get back for a pint. The pint may have been Strongbow but it was well kept....

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I stay here every year for the August Bank Holiday weekend. I always get a warm welcome from Mark the landlord. The pub is a traditional one serving a wide selection of GK beers and lagers. Pool table and dartboard are a great bonus. The rooms are clean, basic and practical. As I am visiting for cricket tour I am...

Thank Ben B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Black Boy Inn is what I would call a typical local pub, a little outside of the centre on a quieter road (which was barely audible most of the time and secondary glazing cut the noise out any other time). There was noise from the bar itself until 23:30 / 00:00 most nights but with it being a pub...

Thank GeorgieElizabeth
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I worked in Bury 20 years ago and was returning for a get together and chose the Black Boy because it was so convenient. We managed to park at the pub as did a couple of other guests. Room 2 was spotlessly clean and the bed very comfortable. We could hear some noise from the bar below but it wasn't...

Thank Judith R
Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We stay in Hotel 4 nights , small room with very comfortable beds - clean bathroom . Daily cleaned room (thank you :) ) Very friendly staff and excelen British breakfast . A few steps you are in the city center .We thank the staff and hotel dog who greeted us with joy .We had a great vacation at this...

Thank Anna V

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Additional Information about The Black Boy, Bury St Edmunds

Address: 69 Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Bury St Edmunds
Price Range: $102 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Black Boy, Bury St Edmunds 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Only 5 rooms all together on first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles kitkit2015, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only 5 rooms at this place, room 1 was nice and had a very comfy bed”
 of 5 bubbles LordChunky, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Remember this is a pub not a luxury hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles judithr116, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had room 2 overlooking the narrow street and traffic tends to go quite slowly. The room has secondary glazing to cut out noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 714judithr, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had room number 5 - little room to sleep great. very comfortable beds and clean bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles annavZ5922SH, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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