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    The Old Rectory on the Lake

    Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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    Overview
    • Excellent96%
    • Very good2%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “hot tub” (101 reviews)
    “ricky's cooking” (39 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair access
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 July 2014

    Had a wonderful 4 days fly fishing on Tal y llyn Lake, with JIm & I catching plenty of Brown trout which Ricky cooked superbly with herbs & butter. Staying at the Old Rectory in the luxurious rooms and wonderful food was one of the...More

    2  Thank Mike B
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 7 July 2014

    Mike, we are so pleased that you had 'tight lines' during your four days with us and it was my pleasure to cook the brown trout for you in the evening. Indeed our guests are still enjoying the pate which I also made from them!...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2014

    We had lunch at this wonderful place situated on the lakeside with fantastic views of the lake and surrounding mountains. John and Ricky are perfect hosts and made our time there memorable. The quality of food is high, imaginatively presented and just delicious! We hope...More

    2  Thank kateen
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 4 July 2014

    Thanks for coming for Sunday lunch and we are so pleased that you are considering returning to stay with us. As you know we used to offer evening meals to non-residents but had to stop as we simply not not cope with the number of...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2014

    What can I say, even though we have visited before, the welcome and the comfort and food at the Old Rectory is just wonderful. It is never 'same old'. There is always something that is slightly different or new that keeps our visits fresh as...More

    1  Thank 005006
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 4 July 2014

    We are so pleased and indeed well flattered that you keep returning to stay with us in our home here at Tal-y-llyn and yet again this review is truly appreciated. It was great that you all enjoyed a leisurely breakfast sitting outside overlooking the lake...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2014

    We had a wonderful two night stay and loved every minute. John and Ricky were great hosts, giving us a warm welcome and ensuring that we had nothing to do but relax. Ricky's creations in the kitchen were five star, indeed the best broccoli and...More

    1  Thank TimandPat55
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 1 July 2014

    Thanks for describing us as 'a slice of heaven' and it was our pleasure to welcome you both into our home here on Tal-y-llyn. We are glad that you enjoyed the hot tub and lake view and thanks for the very kind remarks about my...More

    Reviewed 28 June 2014

    This is the second time I have stayed at the Old Rectory on the Lake and once again the stay was memorable for all the right reasons. A lovely setting, great accommodation and the care taken by John and Ricky was exemplary. A highly recommended...More

    2  Thank Dinotherock
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 30 June 2014

    Thanks so much for returning to stay with us again and leaving this review. Your recommendation on here is greatly appreciated. Best wishes from John and Ricky - joint owners.

    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$146 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Snowdonia National Park >
    • Talyllyn
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    • The Old Rectory On The Lake Talyllyn, Wales
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    Traveller (1197)
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    Bathroom (25)
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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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    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
    "All rooms are excellent"
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    "Highly recommend the Mynydd Rugog room overlooking the lake"
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    "Over looking the lake"
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    "Both Craig Goch and Mynydd Rugog have wonderful views of the lake and the mountains"
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