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The Old Rectory on the Lake

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Reviewed 11 September 2014

We had a 2 nights stay at the old rectory and it was a truly amazing place, we had the Craig goch room which looked over the lake, the room was tastefully decorated, and the experience was very calm and serene and in some ways...More

3  Thank ray c
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 12 September 2014

Thanks for this truly amazing review! It is interesting that you describe your stay here as being 'in some ways spiritual' as of course our home was the former rectory to the glorious chapel opposite which has been sympathetically restored and is now a self-contained...More

Reviewed 10 September 2014

We had the Craig goch room, which was beautiful, more like a suite with a large bathroom. We ate at the B&B after a long day walking. I would definitley book in for the evening meal, which is of a high standard,and because the location...More

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Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 11 September 2014

I really thank you for taking the time to leave this review and am mightily relieved that The Old Rectory on the lake indeed lived up to your expectations. It was good to meet you and thanks for describing my evening meal as being of...More

Reviewed 10 September 2014

In July 2012 our family took over the Old Rectory to celebrate my wife's 60th birthday and were superbly looked after by John and Ricky (see Tripadvisor review (July 2012)). Another family gathering was organised in July 2014 just outside nearby Machynnlleth and Sian (my...More

3  Thank Sian N
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 11 September 2014

Many thanks for leaving this review which is truly appreciated. It was so good you returned to stay with us and we really enjoyed your company during that glorious week in July. Thanks for writing about us in such glowing terms and also for mentioning...More

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

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chri2jellett
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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
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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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