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The Old Rectory on the Lake

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Free Wifi
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Hot Tub
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

I have never usually bothered to review on Tripadvisor before but after a memorable stay here it made me want to spread the word. Booked in for the first time with my girlfriend for one night but we wish we could have stayed longer, the...More

1  Thank Mark P
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 16 September 2014

Hello Mark and we are so flattered that your first TripAdvisor review is about us! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your one night stay here with your girlfriend and that you deem us to be 'the best place to stay in Wales by...More

Reviewed 6 September 2014

This was the second part of our Welsh adventure,we had booked three nights at the rectory having carefully chosen from a very short list. This place is so tranquil it is amazingly quiet !. Our hosts Ricky & John were very gracious, we would have...More

2  Thank TangerineDreamer
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 8 September 2014

We so appreciate this kind review and thank you for also posting some pictures taken during your stay - that takes us up to a staggering 675 images which have been left here by our guests, who like us, are just blown away by the...More

Reviewed 2 September 2014

The location is dramatic - a long lake set in a steep-sided Welsh valley at the base of the mountain Cadir Idris. The Rectory is a beautiful facility - an old building (the former rectory for the church down the lane) carefully restored and updated...More

3  Thank Dennis R
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 3 September 2014

There is no doubt that thanks to our ranking on Trip Advisor - now 6th out of 264 bed and breakfast accommodation providers in The Snowdonia National Park - we are hosting more folk to stay from your side of the Atlantic. Thanks so much...More

Reviewed 1 September 2014

The great thing about Sunday lunch here is that there is a good choice of dishes, and the vegetables are fabulous - tasty and plentiful. Delicious roast potatoes! Unlike many places where you pay per vegetable, they are all included. Between us we sampled most...More

1  Thank victoria021
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 2 September 2014

Victoria, I hope whoever cooks your Sunday lunch at homes doesn't read this .... or maybe its you?! Seriously, it was great to meet you all again and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your meal here and thanks for the very kind comments...More

Reviewed 31 August 2014

Just back from a 3 night stay at this little gem! A beautiful property in a stunning location. No expense has been spared to ensure guests are comfortable in beautifully furnished bedrooms with large luxurious en-suite bathrooms. Breakfast was a feast with many options to...More

2  Thank Alison M
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 1 September 2014

Many thanks Alison for describing us as being no ordinary bed and breakfast as we do try and go that extra mile and offer something different here at Tal-y-llyn - hopefully our TripAdvisor reviews do reflect that! Your amazing comments about us both are truly...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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USD 152 - USD 187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 152 - USD 187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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chri2jellett
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
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
2 December 2015|
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