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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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    “hot tub” (101 reviews)
    “ricky's cooking” (39 reviews)
    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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    Reviewed 31 August 2014

    We stopped off at this place on our way to Anglesey. It was marvellous in every way. The welcome we got from John and Ricky was warm and friendly. Our room overlooking the lake was perfect and the home cooked food was sensational. Ricky is...More

    1  Thank Gareth W
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 1 September 2014

    What a fabulous review! We are glad you have returned to The States safely and many thanks for posting this review - I truly appreciate what you have written about me and my cooking. Kind regards from Ricky - chef and joint owner of The...More

    Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

    Our stay at the Old Rectory was the most delightful introduction to Wales that we could imagine. John and Ricky were the perfect hosts and went out of their way to help us and make us comfortable. Ricky's cooking is not to be missed and...More

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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 29 August 2014

    Hi to you both and we really appreciate you leaving this review especially as you are still travelling in the UK during your six week adventure! It was our pleasure to have you to stay in our home for a few days and do thank...More

    Reviewed 26 August 2014

    We returned to The Old Rectory for two nights last week and next time we will return for longer. We were very fortunate to dine here on our first night and were served with a delicious four course dinner which was cooked to perfection. Our...More

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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Public Relations Manager at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 27 August 2014

    My sincere bleatings to you down there in Somerset. As you mention me in this great review and I am also photographed outside The Old Rectory on the lake John and Ricky have asked me to respond. They are so very pleased that you are...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2014

    Another fantastic weekend at The Old Rectory. It is always a pleasure to be there, fabulous hosts, food to die for, lovely rooms and breath taking views. We also went in the hot tub which is such a great facility to have. It is a...More

    1  Thank Ann B
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 27 August 2014

    Hello Ann and thanks for coming back to see us again with your friends - we do so like hosting house parties! This review is truly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again and in the meantime we will continue to look after that...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2014

    We stayed at The Old Rectory on the Lake for two nights during our 2+ vacation of England and Wales, and wish we could have stayed longer! A beautiful surrounding for a cozy, lazy time nestled on the lake. The meals prepared by Ricky, along...More

    3  Thank Dave-in-BOS
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 27 August 2014

    Hi to you in Needham, Massachusetts, and we are glad you got home safely. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we too wished you had stayed longer so we coud have shared with you even more of what this delightful part of...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$143 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 4
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    • Snowdonia National Park >
    • Talyllyn
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    Traveller (1190)
    Room & Suite (238)
    Pool & Beach (102)
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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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    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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    Anthony J
    2 December 2015|
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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Property representative |
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    Room Tips
    "Highly recommend the Mynydd Rugog room overlooking the lake"
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    "Both Craig Goch and Mynydd Rugog have wonderful views of the lake and the mountains"
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    "All are simply amazing"
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