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    The Old Rectory on the Lake

    Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (1168)
    Room & Suite (234)
    Pool & Beach (102)
    • Excellent96%
    • Very good2%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “hot tub” (101 reviews)
    “ricky's cooking” (39 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 August 2014

    We stayed at the Rectory on the lake on the 6th of August 2014. Just one word....amazing... From the views, to the rooms, to the warm welcome from the owner John..nothing was too much trouble...planning dates for our next visit already...... If M&S did Rectorys...More

    2  Thank Well_travelled026
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 14 August 2014

    Hello Mr Well Travelled and thanks so very much for these kind comments about your stay with us. We really look forward to meeting you all again together with the new addition to your family! Best wishes, John and Ricky - joint owners of The...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2014

    Delicious food, beautifully presented in lovely surroundings with a wonderful view of Talyllyn Lake. John and Ricky run a beautiful establishment and go out of their way to make you feel welcome and special. We were even treated to a video of the local otters...More

    1  Thank WilmaSK10
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 12 August 2014

    I am so very pleased you enjoyed my Sunday lunch which I am happy to report is becoming quite popular with locals and visitors to the area. Thanks for leaving this kind review. Best wishes, Ricky - chef and joint owner.

    Reviewed 10 August 2014

    Great it was, the stay at the Old Rectory! Whereas the previous place where we stayed in Wales was rather gloomy (with witches and webcobbs), the Old Rectory was buzzing with life. Free advice, whisky on the house (that's the advantage of sharing a bottle...More

    5  Thank Stefaan C
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 11 August 2014

    Hello to you in Belgium and thanks for this kind review. You told us during your stay that you often used Trip Advisor to research places but as of yet had not left any review so we are well flattered that we are the first...More

    Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

    My husband and I spent 4 nights at The Old Rectory. We could not have been more comfortable. When we arrived, we had already been traveling in the UK for over 3 weeks, so we were feeling a little tired. All my stress and fatigue...More

    3  Thank D0wnings
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 7 August 2014

    Greetings to you both in Doylestown, Pennsylvania and we are pleased that you returned safely after your long UK trip! We are also relieved that our home proved to be a good tonic for your bodies, souls and stomachs! And many thanks for describing my...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2014

    It should be obvious from the photos and other reviews here that John and Ricky own a beautiful place to begin with, and they are the sort of hosts who are not only proud of the place they've made their home, but are absolutely obsessed...More

    3  Thank keltamashek
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 6 August 2014

    Hello to you 'half way around the world' and what an utterly amazing and detailed review! It was our pleasure to meet you both and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time in our home. Your comments about us as hosts have made...More

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    15 June 2016|
    Response from PompeyJonathan | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Chris - I think you need to contact the Old Rectory directly - regards Jonathan
    24 January 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!
    Anthony J
    1 December 2015|
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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Property representative |
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    "Exquisite views and sublime peace! We stayed in a room with a view of the Lake which was amazing!"
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    "Best views from the first floor rooms"
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