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The Old Rectory on the Lake

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“ricky's cooking”(39 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The location of the Old Rectory is absolutely beautiful, on the edge of a tranquil lake and at the end of a no-through lane, well away from the road through to Tywyn on the other side of the lake. The rooms and bathrooms are high...More

Thank Gillian B
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 12 October 2017

Gillian, many thanks for coming back to see us and we are both so pleased that you enjoyed your second stay in our home again. Thanks also for mentioning my food and it was my pleasure to cook for you both - to be described...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Dear John and Ricky, Thank you for a lovely stay - last minute decision on our part. We were just passing through but there actually are many things that we want to do in the area, so we'll be back. The food was great and...More

Thank katexxxleeds
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 6 October 2017

Hello Kate, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to perhaps welcoming you both into our home in the future. Very best wishes from John and...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Old Rectory was a wonderful birthday treat for me booked by my husband - what a find - we went for a long weekend in June, we were made to feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble, food & wine were great,...More

Thank Lynne R
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 2 October 2017

It was our pleasure to help you celebrate your birthday a few months back and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our home. Thanks for writing such complementary things Lynne about your time here. The swallows and ospreys have now gone...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful, serene location! The views were fantastic! My husband and I were celebrating our 25th anniversary and we couldn't have spent our time in a better location. The food prepared by Ricky was superb. And John was so helpful. We woke to a rainy...More

1  Thank laineyk2017
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 28 September 2017

Hello to you in Red Deer in Alberta, Canada and we are glad to see that you have returned safely from your silver wedding UK anniversary travels. We are so pleased that your car rental issues did not affect you staying with us and I...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night with my wife as a suprise for our 45th wedding anniversary. What a gem, fantastic setting with perfect hosts John and Ricky. The accommodation was first class and Rickys cooking was to die for. Lovely breakfast with a great selection I can't...More

1  Thank James M
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 28 September 2017

So very glad your sapphire wedding anniversary celebration with us was such a success and thanks for posting these very kind comments. It is a very small world as we discovered during your evening meal. You told me that you had held your wedding reception...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$152 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$152 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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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1 December 2015|
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"All rooms are excellent"
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"Highly recommend the Mynydd Rugog room overlooking the lake"
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"Over looking 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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