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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 (1014)
    Room & Suite (223)
    Pool & Beach (84)
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    Overview

    • Excellent96%
    • Very good2%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    3 days ago
    “Outstanding natural beauty”
    1 week ago
    “Fantastic base for walking”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    5 Star Hotel
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    T'yn y Cornel Hotel
    243 reviews
    #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Talyllyn
     
    Pen-y-Bont Hotel
    60 reviews
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    320 reviews
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My husband and I stumbled upon this amazing place through Google. What a find it was. The idea was to climb Cadair Idris on my husband's birthday. However, looking at the weather forecast that week. We realised the weather wasn't looking too good on that...More

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

    Congratulations Luana! You have the dubious honour of posting our first review of our 2017 season and what an amazing one it is! It was our pleasure to have you both to stay here and it was no trouble to let you arrive a day...More

    Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed a lovely break inbetween Christmas and new year. Our room was lovely, just as the rest of the rectory was . Both John and Ricky were great hosts making us feel very comfortable. Our meal was delicious and our breakfast set us up...More

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

    Hello Claire and Terry and many thanks for leaving this review of your stay in our home at the end of last year. It is truly appreciated especially as we have just been told by Trip Advisor that we are in the top 25 rated...More

    Reviewed 30 December 2016

    I have delayed posting this review as I wanted to be the their last one of 2016. During my time visiting the UK I greatly enjoyed my time at The Old Rectory on the lake and after staying there I can surely recommend this place...More

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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Public Relations Manager at The Old Rectory on the Lake

    As you kindly have posted a picture of me - The Old Rectory on the lake's model employee - John and Ricky have said I should respond to ewe. Thanks so much for writing about our home in such glowing terms here on TripAdvisor and...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2016

    Less than a 2 mile level walk from the front door of the B&B to the car park ar Cadair Idris. The walk is picturesque, along a lake, and a small section on a B road. You can book in for a set 4 course...More

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

    Tina, we truly appreciate you taking the time to leave this very detailed review and we take on board many of things you comment on. We also thank you for recommending us to others on here. I am sad you did not see the otters...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2016

    This is comfortable and relaxing accommodation in magnificent surroundings. The hospitality and excellent cuisine are second to none that we have experienced and we have travelled quite extensively in Britain, we highly recommend it to you.More

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

    Thanks for this greatly appreciated recommendation and writing such kind things about our hospitality and food here at The Old Rectory on the lake. Thanks also for posting a similar review on Guestlink. As you are obviously discerning travellers this review means a great deal...More

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    About
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • USD 136 - USD 166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Traveller (1014)
    Room & Suite (223)
    Pool & Beach (84)
    Dining (76)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    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 ☺
    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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    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
    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
    Price for myself and dog for Xmas
    2 December 2015|
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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Property representative |
    Hello
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    Room Tips
    "Lake view only"
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    "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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