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The Old Rectory on the Lake

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Overview
Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ Wales See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

The location is breathtaking and the Old Rectory on the Lake is very easy to find. We stayed in the Rectory Retreat (which isn't in the main house) and to be honest it suited us down to the ground - it's spacious, comfortable and private,...More

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Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 24 April 2015

Hello Rachel and thanks for these very kind comments! I am so pleased that you enjoyed staying in our Rectory Retreat and that you considered my food to be delicious. We built The Orangery exactly five years ago and we never tire of the amazing...More

Reviewed 22 April 2015

Wonderful stay and just what we needed! Spotted and recommended on a motorbike ride and exceeded expectations. Nice room, lovely bed and great food! The champagne spa was a great value addition. Thank you John and RickyMore

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Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 24 April 2015

We are so pleased that we lived up to your expectations and thanks for taking the time to post this review. Good luck with your own rental property in Chester going on TripAdvisor and we are sure it will encourage more bookings - it has...More

Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

1 hr · I can't recommend this place enough. John and Ricky make you feel very welcome, the views are simply stunning and the food is delicious! It's great to have a peaceful base to come back to after participating in the many nearby fun...More

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Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 23 April 2015

You surely must get the award for packing in so many activities during your weekend stay! First rock climbing, abseiling, water water rafting and then - if that was not energetic enough - Dave went for an early morning gruelling bike ride through the tortureous...More

Reviewed 17 April 2015

I arrived Monday 13th April 2015 to a very warm welcome from John, this is truly a lovely place, the food is excellent, compliments to Ricky and his food. The location is out of this world, I was there to take pictures of low flying...More

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Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 23 April 2015

Hello Iain and we are pleased that you enjoyed your few days stay with us. Each night on your return it was just great before dinner to see the incredible images that you had captured of all the different planes from all over flying through...More

Reviewed 16 April 2015

The Old Rectory on the Lake is an ideal location for peaceful relaxation in one of the most beautiful locations in the United Kingdom, Snowdonia National Park in northwest Wales. And for visitors from out of town without a car (for me, from the U.S....More

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Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 17 April 2015

What a truly evocative and incredibly detailed review of your stay with us - it is truly appreciated. We are so very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Best wishes, John and Ricky - joint owners.

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The Old Rectory on the lake is on Tal-y-llyn on the slopes of Cadair Idris. For the last thirteen years we have been welcoming the discerning visitor to this delightful part of southern Snowdonia. We trust our More many TripAdvisor reviews speak for themselves and many mention the mouth-watering evening meals offered by Ricky on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 140 - USD 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Talyllyn
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 140 - USD 172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Talyllyn
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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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Room Tips
"Best views from upstairs but annexe is great if you can't do stairs"
rachael800
13 Oct. 2018
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"Myndd Rugog for best view"
dcole2013
2 Oct. 2018
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"the retreat Room with amazing for three persons"
321walidr
23 Aug. 2018
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"Only four rooms, one is smaller than the others"
greenhalghsheila
30 Jun. 2018
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