We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Old Rectory on the Lake

    Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Traveller (1190)
    Room & Suite (238)
    Pool & Beach (102)
    Overview
    • Excellent96%
    • Very good2%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “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
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a Review
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (952)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 937 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My mother-in-law treated us here for my birthday, we waited 3 months to get a reservation and it was well worth the wait. The food was unique and great and it's in our area, and the host was a true gentleman.

    Thank sianjones2307
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 1 week ago

    Hello there Sian and I am so very pleased that you enjoyed my cooking and that your mother-in-law's birthday treat was such a success. Best wishes from Ricky - chef and joint owner.

    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    It was a pity we were stopping at the Old Rectory on a cold October day as I would have loved to sit in the gardens on a warm evening watching the world go by - it is a very tranquil setting A well appointed...More

    1  Thank WhatNoBiscuits
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello 'WhatNoBiscuits' thanks so much for leaving this kind review and i am relieved to read that you approved of our 'proper' biscuits which we leave in our bedrooms for guests to enjoy. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here at Tal-y-llyn...More

    Reviewed 30 October 2017

    The bed was unbelievably comfortable, clean fresh sheets. After a LONGGG drive it was lovely to freshen up in the MASSIVE bathroom then come down for dinner. We had the three course meal with a bottle of wine, I cannot fault the food absolutely lovely,...More

    1  Thank Kayleigh O
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 2 November 2017

    When you both stayed last weekend three quarters of our guests were here to watch the Wales Rally GB and we are pleased that you managed to see some terrific action on the Saturday stage which was taking place not too far from Tal-y-llyn. And...More

    Reviewed 30 October 2017

    What a little gem, The Old Rectory has some stunning views. It is very peaceful and quite. We did not arrive until late, but John and Ricky were there to welcome us. The room had a beautiful view of the lake and mountains. We were...More

    1  Thank Jan S
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 2 November 2017

    What a gem of a review and it is so much appreciated. We are so pleased that you so enjoyed your one night's stay with us and thanks for this glowing recommendation. Kind regards from John and Ricky - joint owners.

    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    An absolute gem of a place. Enjoyed an overnight stay. Room had a stunning view of the lake, food was amazing and the hosts a delight to meet. We came by this beautiful place while looking online and the reviews it already had convinced us...More

    1  Thank djones2214
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 30 October 2017

    We are so pleased that our reviews on here lived up to your expectations and thanks for taking the time to leave one yourself! Your kind comments have made our day and we both look forward to perhaps welcoming you into our home again. Our...More

    Hotel Portmeirion
    1,508 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Penrhyndeudraeth
    29.9 km
     
    Y Meirionnydd
    319 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Dolgellau
    8.4 km
     
    Wynnstay Hotel
    79 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Machynlleth
    9.6 km
     
    Brackenhurst House
    70 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Fairbourne
    9.7 km
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 143 - US$ 173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your The Old Rectory on the Lake reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Wales >
    • North Wales >
    • Snowdonia National Park >
    • Talyllyn
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (1190)
    Room & Suite (238)
    Pool & Beach (102)
    Dining (90)
    Hotel & Grounds (885)
    Bathroom (25)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Nearby Restaurants
    Ty'n y Cornel Hotel Restaurant
    54 reviews
    .37 km away
    Caffi'r Ceunant
    106 reviews
    4.34 km away
    Andy & Adam's Cafe and Shop
    41 reviews
    4.75 km away
    Ty Te Cadair Tea Room
    35 reviews
    2.67 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Talyllyn Lake
    33 reviews
    .34 km away
    Cader Idris
    346 reviews
    3.33 km away
    Corris Mine Explorers
    185 reviews
    4.22 km away
    Castell y Bere
    56 reviews
    4.49 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    chri2jellett
    16 June 2016|
    Answer
    Response from PompeyJonathan | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Chris - I think you need to contact the Old Rectory directly - regards Jonathan
    0
    Votes
    gixernick
    25 January 2016|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    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!
    0
    Votes
    Anthony J
    2 December 2015|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Property representative |
    Hello
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Highly recommend the Mynydd Rugog room overlooking the lake"
    Read review
    "Over looking the lake"
    Read review
    "Both Craig Goch and Mynydd Rugog have wonderful views of the lake and the mountains"
    Read review
    "All are simply amazing"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing