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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)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 14 October 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 16 October 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 14 October 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 15 October 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 14 October 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 15 October 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

Reviewed 10 October 2014

Following our two night stay with you at The Old Rectory I would like to thank you both for making our stay so enjoyable and the evening meal was evidence of Ricky's skill as a chef. As advanced octogenarians we do not have many ambitions...More

2  Thank stables100
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 15 October 2014

It was so good to meet you all and thanks for coming to stay with us. Your kind comment about my evening meals is much very appreciated and John and I look forward to welcoming you again here in the future. Kind regards, Ricky -...More

Reviewed 8 October 2014

Just could not let 2014 pass without another return visit to this most delightful of places. John and Ricky continue to offer an amazing experience in their home where unobtrusive hospitality is the key. This time the weather did not let us down and the...More

2  Thank william k
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 9 October 2014

Thanks so much for posting this review - as we often write on here we so flattered when guests keep returning as it suggests that perhaps we are getting something right! We are glad Bill that you had yet another enjoyable stay. You seem to...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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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$153 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$153 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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
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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
2 December 2015|
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