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The Old Rectory on the Lake

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Breakfast included
Hot Tub
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

We revisited the Old Rectory on the Lake last weekend to celebrate our wedding anniversary and after each of two days of rain we were treated to mountains turning gold to the backcloth of Ricky's wonderful cooking orchestrated by John's skills as a host and...More

Thank tonybrewerton
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 4 May 2018

Thanks Tony for coming back to see us to celebrate your wedding anniversary and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our downstairs Rectory Retreat. It was great to catch up with your news and you were indeed both lucky to be treated...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

What more can you want than a beautiful location clean and tastefully decorated room, comfy bed, palatial bathroom and excellent food? We stayed just one night but will be back. We had a lovely dinner too. Hosts John and Ricky friendly and attentive.More

Thank Bossch6
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 1 May 2018

I am pleased that you enjoyed your one night break here with us at Tal-y-llyn and thanks for posting such a great review. It goes without saying that we look forward to welcoming you into our home again. Our very best wishes - Ricky Francis,...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at The old Rectory. Great views on the lake. Breakfast was lovely and Ricky and John made us feel very welcome.it was very great te be in the old rectory on the lake.we staded on the family room with 3...More

Thank ben s
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks so much Ben for coming to see us while on a trip to the UK from The Netherlands and it was good to meet you all - albeit briefly. We trust you enjoyed looking around Castell y Bere over in the next valley at...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We visited The Old Rectory on the Lake for dinner as a family in April. We’d previously stayed here a couple of times when John and Ricky first opened years ago and whilst in the area, decided to pop in. We had lovely memories of...More

Thank Mookymook
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 27 April 2018

Where has the time gone? You first stayed with us in 2006 just when we had opened and knew very little about this crazy world of hospitality and then a year later - so it was so good that you called in when staying across...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018

We have just returned from a two night stay and have had a wonderful time. Our room was perfect, a four poster king sized bed, a luxury bahroom with separate loo. We opted for an evening meal there each evening and were not disappointed, the...More

2  Thank Prawnton
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 23 April 2018

This kind review and recommendation is really appreciated and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our upstairs Craig Goch room. I am so happy that you enjoyed my food and that John did not let you down with his advice on...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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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
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US$145 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$145 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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chri2jellett
16 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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gixernick
25 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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