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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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Description
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
US$143 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Old Rectory On The Lake Talyllyn, Wales
Location
United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Talyllyn
Location
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Contact
Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ Wales
Getting there
Anglesey Airport48 mi
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Traveller (1,243)
Room & Suite (265)
Pool & Beach (102)
Dining (94)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Reviews (1,028)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this as a surprise for our parent's Golden Anniversary! They stayed in the Rectory Retreat which is an annexe next door to the main house. This is very practical for people who can't do stairs, it's very spacious, light and bright but still...More

1  Thank rachael800
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 3 days ago

This was a great event to organise and John and I had fun doing it. We are pleased that your parent's silver wedding surprise celebration was such a success and thanks for writing in such glowing terms about my cooking. This is so appreciated. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it again. It was great to see this place,enjoy the luxury of the rooms and taste the delicious breakfast. Thank you to John and Ricky and It was a pleasure to meet Reggie. Reggie your breakfast on Tuesday morning was lovely. Thank you all.More

Thank philliphowell
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 1 week ago

Philip, is was so very good to meet you again and catch up with what is now happening in your life since we last met you over three years ago. Thanks for taking the time to write a review about us and these kind comments...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With the weather on our side and the gorgeous views due to location the old rectory on the lake was booked as a surprise honeymoon gift. All myself and my new wife can say is it was fantastic. The rooms were fresh and inviting with...More

Thank Kyle F
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 2 weeks ago

Kyle and Laura, were flattered that our home was chosen to be the second and third nights of your married lives together in our home and we are so pleased that you enjoyed this wedding gift. This fantastic review is truly appreciated especially the comments...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying with John and Ricky since they opened, various times of the year. Each stay is always as good as the other. Ricky’s food is to die for, always very tasty. Rooms are lovely, well decorated, clean and comfy, love the free...More

Thank dcole2013
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 2 weeks ago

We have been looking back in our diary and we think the first time you visited was nearly nine years ago when The Orangery had yet to be built. Since then you have been returned a few times and it was so good to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at The Old Rectory at the same time as Storm Bronagh. During the three days we were there our visit was enlivened by a tree down, floods across the other side of the lake, fords impassable because of the torrents of water flowing...More

1  Thank briUk
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 3 weeks ago

Well what a few days you experienced at Tal-y-llyn and as you now know it is never quiet here at The Old Rectory on the lake! The tree coming down in the high winds was quite spectacular missing our own parked car by inches but...More

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chri2jellett
15 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
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!
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Anthony J
1 December 2015|
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Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Property representative |
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Room Tips
"Best views from upstairs but annexe is great if you can't do stairs"
rachael800
1 week ago
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"Myndd Rugog for best view"
dcole2013
2 weeks ago
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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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