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The Old Rectory on the Lake

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  • Excellent95%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hot tub”(99 reviews)
“ricky's cooking”(40 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
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Family Rooms
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All reviewshot tubricky's cookingthe craig goch roomfree standing bathhosts johnmynydd rugog roomroll top bathstunning viewshuge bathroomcadair idriswarm welcomeeggs benedictbed and breakfastbefore dinnerlocal areaidyllic locationicing on the cake
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Reviewed October 31, 2014

My family and I had arrived in the middle of the night....it was so worth the drive and effort to come at night because the view that we woke up to in the morning made all of us in one go to shout WOW!!!! The...More

4  Thank Mac D
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded November 4, 2014

Mac, thanks so much for leaving this glowing review and it was an utter delight to meet you and your family. You are so right about arriving here in the dark - we often hear guests go 'Wow' when they open the bedroom blinds in...More

Reviewed October 26, 2014

We spent 2 nights at the Old Rectory to mark our 25th wedding anniversary after it had been recommended to us. It is a lovely home in a scenic but accessible spot. John and Ricky were very welcoming and provided a warm and personal touch...More

2  Thank Elizabeth M
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded October 30, 2014

We are so pleased that you enjoyed celebrating your silver wedding here with us in our home at Tal-y-llyn and then in it (!) after you had successfully walked up Cadair Idris. David certainly chose a great afternoon to take a refreshing dip in the...More

Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for a tranquil break in a stunning setting with excellent food and charming hosts, this is the place for you. We stayed in the Craig Goch room overlooking the lake which was lovely, It was our second visit and we hope we...More

2  Thank grahel63
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded October 16, 2014

Thanks for returning to see us again and for posting this. In fact you have the rather dubious honour of leaving our 600th review! We are just so flattered that some many guests like you have taken the time and effort to write about their...More

Reviewed October 14, 2014

We saw this wonderful place earlier in the year when we were on holiday walking. We said we must try it and how pleased we are that we did. We were made to feel so welcome, the food was way way above our expectations and...More

4  Thank Ian A
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded October 15, 2014

So pleased that you came back to the lake to stay with us and it was a pleasure to meet you both. Thanks for commenting so highly about Ricky's food and it was obvious that you must have been a tad impressed as you have...More

Reviewed October 13, 2014

I recently (Sept 20th) had a very pleasant, if all too short, stay in the Retreat. I left a little too early for breakfast, 5.30am to climb to Llyn Cau for sunrise, but the quality of the accommodation was to an extremely high standard.. the...More

4  Thank Nomistk
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded October 15, 2014

Simon, I am sorry that I was not here to personally greet you to The Old Rectory on the lake when you arrived and that you left so very early in the morning to capture this most amazing shot of the lake and Cadair Idris....More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
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US$147 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$147 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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chri2jellett
June 15, 2016|
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Response from PompeyJonathan | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris - I think you need to contact the Old Rectory directly - regards Jonathan
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gixernick
January 24, 2016|
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Response from VandRcardiff | Reviewed this property |
Look on the Machloop website for flying activity in the area round machynlleth. John at the old rectory may be able to advuse as well. Have fun!
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Anthony J
December 1, 2015|
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