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    The Old Rectory on the Lake

    Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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    Traveller (1069)
    Room & Suite (225)
    Pool & Beach (100)
    • Excellent96%
    • Very good2%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “hot tub” (96 reviews)
    “b b” (162 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Wheelchair Access
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 29 June 2014

    What can I say, even though we have visited before, the welcome and the comfort and food at the Old Rectory is just wonderful. It is never 'same old'. There is always something that is slightly different or new that keeps our visits fresh as...More

    1  Thank 005006
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 4 July 2014

    We are so pleased and indeed well flattered that you keep returning to stay with us in our home here at Tal-y-llyn and yet again this review is truly appreciated. It was great that you all enjoyed a leisurely breakfast sitting outside overlooking the lake...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2014

    We had a wonderful two night stay and loved every minute. John and Ricky were great hosts, giving us a warm welcome and ensuring that we had nothing to do but relax. Ricky's creations in the kitchen were five star, indeed the best broccoli and...More

    1  Thank TimandPat55
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 1 July 2014

    Thanks for describing us as 'a slice of heaven' and it was our pleasure to welcome you both into our home here on Tal-y-llyn. We are glad that you enjoyed the hot tub and lake view and thanks for the very kind remarks about my...More

    Reviewed 28 June 2014

    This is the second time I have stayed at the Old Rectory on the Lake and once again the stay was memorable for all the right reasons. A lovely setting, great accommodation and the care taken by John and Ricky was exemplary. A highly recommended...More

    2  Thank Dinotherock
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 30 June 2014

    Thanks so much for returning to stay with us again and leaving this review. Your recommendation on here is greatly appreciated. Best wishes from John and Ricky - joint owners.

    Reviewed 27 June 2014

    I can not even begin to write about my phenomenal experience at the Old Rectory on the Lake. Before I even arrived I knew this was going to be a holiday to remember. The Old Rectory is hidden behind the trees of the lake, putting...More

    4  Thank WalkLobster
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 30 June 2014

    What an incredible and detailed review and I am an utter loss as to how to to respond to your kind comments about my food. All I can say is that it was a pleasure to cook for you and we look forward to perhaps...More

    Reviewed 24 June 2014

    We stayed at the Old Rectory On The Lake for three nights and used it as a base to explore mid Wales. As soon as we arrived we could not believe what a fantastic setting we had chosen. We were immediately greeted by John and...More

    2  Thank Eatuntiligobang
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 26 June 2014

    Sue and Keith, I read this an hour before I had to cater for a large and rather important dinner party and your kind review just gave me the confidence I needed! I am relieved to report that the whole evening went very well but...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$138 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 4
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    • Snowdonia National Park >
    • Talyllyn
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    15 June 2016|
    Response from PompeyJonathan | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Chris - I think you need to contact the Old Rectory directly - regards Jonathan
    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!
    Anthony J
    1 December 2015|
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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Property representative |
    Room Tips
    "South Facing rooms have brilliant lake views"
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    "Craig Goch, has good views over the lake. The suite would be best for disabled use"
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    "Just sleep in the garden by the lake....:)"
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    "Room with lake view is worth that bit extra"
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