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    The Old Rectory on the Lake

    Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (1013)
    Room & Suite (222)
    Pool & Beach (84)
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    Overview

    • Excellent96%
    • Very good2%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “Fantastic base for walking”
    1 week ago
    “Wonderful Hospitality in a Stunning Setting”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 17 February 2014

    The setting for the Old Rectory by the Lake is very fine and the restaurant and 4 rooms look out over the lake to a sheer glacial valley side beyond. John and Rick's hospitality is excellent and the food - featuring local Welsh produce -...More

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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake

    Malcolm, you are the first to review us on TripAdvisor at the start of our 2014 season! Your comments are very much appreciated and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us here so much at Tal-y-llyn. We have returned after a good...More

    Reviewed 21 December 2013

    I returned to The Old Rectory on the lake with great expectations and was not let down at all. This is an incredible place and no wonder there are so many glowing reviews on here. The champagne was flowing that night as they had been...More

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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake

    It was great Mike that you could help us celebrate the news of our latest award and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us yet again Can we take this opportunity of thanking you and all the many others who have left...More

    Reviewed 21 November 2013

    Stayed a weekend here with my husband in the blue room upstairs. It was very beautiful with amazing views directly of the lake. Comfortable beds and huge luxurious, bathroom & shower room. Food was of excellent quality and prepared well by Ricky who is a...More

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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake

    It is always good to read that guests have enjoyed their stay with us and thanks for being so kind with your comments about my cooking! I am pleased that you especially enjoyed the sea bass - I try and source as much food as...More

    Reviewed 20 November 2013

    In celebration of my up and coming 50th in mid November I wanted to climb Cadair Idris with my three offspring and needed accommodation close by. The Old Rectory surpassed all my expectations, John and Ricky were excellent hosts and the location, accommodation and food...More

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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake

    It was such great fun taking part in the great birthday subterfuge and it was a pleasure to meet you, your parents and very personable children. Many congratulations for getting to the summit of Cadair despite the appalling conditions and we are pleased the Craig...More

    Reviewed 18 November 2013

    We stayed at the Old Rectory for 2 nights at the end of October. We had the Craig Goch room which is lovely, as is the huge bathroom. The view from our room was fantastic and the location is very peaceful. John and Ricky are...More

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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake

    You are obviously a discerning and well seasoned traveller so this review is even more appreciated. Thanks for writing about your stay with us last month and we are dead chuffed that you have already started recommending us to your friends. We hope to meet...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$136 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    chri2jellett
    Hi its Chris here just wondering if you hold weddings up there and have a a licence to do so Also how many people can you accommodate for and how many can you seat and cater for thanks ☺
    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
    Hi , looking to visit in the next few weeks for a bit of plane spotting ! In your experience which would be the best couple of days to visit . Thanks
    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!
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    Anthony J
    Price for myself and dog for Xmas
    1 December 2015|
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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Property representative |
    Hello
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    Room Tips
    "The rooms with Lakeside views are lovely"
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    "All are good"
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    "Either of the rooms on the top floor for the best views"
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    "Craig Goch suite room, if you want stunning views. Loved the bathtub too!"
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