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The Old Rectory on the Lake

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  • Excellent95%
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“hot tub”(99 reviews)
“ricky's cooking”(40 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Shangri La is defined as a fictional place. An imaginary, remote earthly paradise. Not any more! It really does exist in a tiny part of Snowdon. It's even got a name and a postal code. The Old Rectory is a small B&B snuggling up to...More

2  Thank Dajee47
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 18 July 2014

Thanks for leaving this kind review and for posting some of your excellent images taken around the lake. Thanks also for highlighting my own video work some of which we do show during pre dinner drinks - it's great to hear that you really enjoyed...More

Reviewed 15 July 2014

From the moment we arrived till we left we were made very welcome. John and Ricky have managed to create their own bit of heaven at Tallylin and invite others to share it. From the idyllic setting to the delicious food they serve, everything was...More

3  Thank Pumpkinpie54
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 17 July 2014

Many thanks for writing in such glowing terms about my food - yes I do try wherever possible to use local products and now, thanks to the endeavours of a kind and knowledgeable guest who returned to help me, my herb bed is up and...More

Reviewed 14 July 2014

The Old Rectory on the Lake is a fabulous place where to spend a few days. John and Ricky are great hosts, the food was delicious and the service impeccable. John advised us to visit a couple of attractions nearby, and they were worth it....More

2  Thank Jeff B
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 17 July 2014

It was great Jeff that you and your wife were able to escape for a night to celebrate your wedding anniversary here at Tal-y-llyn. Thanks for taking the time to leave this review. We hope to meet you both again and in the meantime good...More

Reviewed 8 July 2014

Spent two days in the most idyllic of settings .....don't think we have ever been so relaxed. The food and service were excellent, thanks to Ricky and John. Shame we could not stay longer. Hope to return very soon. Highly recommend this small piece of...More

3  Thank Trevor G
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 10 July 2014

What a review!! Trevor, thanks so much for posting this and we are so glad you both enjoyed your stay with us. Kind regards from John and Ricky, living at the 'small piece of heaven', aka The Old Rectory on the lake, Tal-y-llyn!

Reviewed 6 July 2014

Just been here for lunch, fantastic! Amazing location and excellent food and the whole group was made to feel most welcomed. We live locally and are considering booking to stay for a couple of nights.More

2  Thank BigBear_10
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 8 July 2014

Thanks for writing in such glowing terms about our Sunday lunches - it is much appreciated and we really enjoyed your visit. We are even more pleased that your are considering staying with us just so that you can sample Ricky's evening meals - however...More

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USD 153 - USD 186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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