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    The Old Rectory on the Lake

    Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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    Overview
    • Excellent96%
    • Very good2%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    The Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia
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    Reviewed 11 April 2014

    It's never quiet at The Old Rectory on the lake as John's pre dinner video demonstrates all too well and while we were there there was a mini water drama on Talyllyn! Two rowing boats got into difficulty as the afternoon wind suddenly got up...More

    3  Thank tonybrewerton
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 14 April 2014

    You are so right .... there is never a dull moment here and it was so fortunate that you were able to alert me to the plight of those four guys in the boats. They really should not have been allowed out onto the lake...More

    Reviewed 6 April 2014

    my family and I stayed for just one night whilst over from the States visiting our family. From the phone call to enquire about a reservation to the wave good bye the hospitality and level of service from John and Ricky was a work of...More

    3  Thank Julian A
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 8 April 2014

    Thanks so much Julian for this wondrous review! It was our pleasure to have you all to stay and we are so pleased that you enjoyed it so much. We wish you continued good luck with your photography business in Ohio and do tell the...More

    Reviewed 4 April 2014

    My wife and I have just returned from a 2 day stay in their Mynydd Rugog room. This is one of the upstairs rooms. The view over the lake is fantastic. The building is furnished to a high standard. In particular our bathroom was superb....More

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

    Hello to you wanderers from Warrington and thanks for taking the time to write about your stay here. I am so happy that you were impressed with my cooking and the choice that we offer and, more importantly, you also found it all good value....More

    Reviewed 31 March 2014

    This is our fourth visit to the Old Rectory On the Lake. It was Alistair Sawday's rave reviews in the Telegraph that brought it to our attention and he was not wrong. We love to come here for the tranquil setting and the chance to...More

    3  Thank Dowser
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 3 April 2014

    Many, many congratulations you have the honour of posting our 500th review! As you have stayed four times before and have recommended us to others it seems rather fitting that it should be you who hits this TripAdvisor milestone. When our first review went on...More

    Reviewed 31 March 2014

    This was an idyllic location. The accommodation was spacious, clean and comfortable. The food was some of the finest we have tasted. We highly recommend the Old Rectory on the Lake. Stan and Vivienne.More

    2  Thank stanbaldwin
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 1 April 2014

    Stan and Vivienne, it was a great pleasure to meet you both and we are pleased that you enjoyed the night you had with us. Thanks for these very kind comments and we trust all went well the next day when you visited The Tal-y-llyn...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$140 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Talyllyn
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    Traveller (1111)
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    chri2jellett
    15 June 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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    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!
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    Anthony J
    1 December 2015|
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "Ask for a room with a lake view - stunning!"
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    "Ask for one of the first floor rooms overlooking the lake"
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