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    The Old Rectory on the Lake

    Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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    Traveller (1197)
    Room & Suite (238)
    Pool & Beach (102)
    • 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
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 June 2014

    This is the most brilliant place to stay, both in terms of the setting - the beautiful lake nestling in the valley like a secret hideaway - and the wonderful welcome and hospitality from hosts John and Ricky. I was looking for somewhere special to...More

    2  Thank FfilmCymraeg
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Voice over artist at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 13 June 2014

    I am the person who supplied the voice in the video for Marian - The Old Rectory on the lake's model employee. As you have kindly mentioned me at the end John and Ricky have asked me to respond on their behalf. They are just...More

    Reviewed 6 June 2014

    After a long wet journey we were greeted with homemade cakes and tea. Our room was delightful overlooking the picturesque lakeside setting. We had dinner on the first night and would highly recommend Ricky's superb cooking. John looked after us in the restaurant and was...More

    4  Thank Sheena R
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Public Relations Manager at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 10 June 2014

    Wow ....... I get two mentions on the run! It was good to meet you both and I am pleased you enjoyed staying at John and Ricky's home. I too think John's videos are very good but I am biased as I star in one...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2014

    We seem to be going through a spate of awarding 5 stars for our stays! Perhaps we are getting old and standards are dropping? I hope not as we both had a good think about this one and just couldn't award it anything less! We...More

    3  Thank 911prentonpark
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Public Relations Manager at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 6 June 2014

    John and Ricky thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review and have asked me to respond on their behalf as they are both rather embarrased and a tad sheepish after reading your very kind comments. They are so pleased...More

    Reviewed 2 June 2014

    We arrived at The Old Rectory on the Lake at Sunday lunch time and received a friendly, warm welcome by John and Ricky. Our room for the night was beautiful, with stunning views over the lake. Following our arrival we walked to the top of...More

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

    Good luck with The Three Peaks Challenge in ten days time and we hope your ascent of Cadair Idris has got you in the mood for this trio of exhausting walks which all have to be completed within a staggering 15 hours! Do let us...More

    Reviewed 1 June 2014

    Not surprisingly our expectations were very high based on the Trip Advisor reviews this can be a potential banana skin ! not in this case not only were our expectations met they were simply blown away ! We spent 3 nights over the Bank holiday...More

    2  Thank RichardTSouthWales
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 3 June 2014

    Wow! What a kind review and it was our pleasure to have you to stay in our home over the last bank holiday weekend. Thanks so much or taking the time to post such appreciative and glowing comments and we are relieved we met your...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • North Wales >
    • Snowdonia National Park >
    • Talyllyn
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    Traveller (1197)
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    Pool & Beach (102)
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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
    "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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