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    The Old Rectory on the Lake

    Talyllyn, Talyllyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (1047)
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          Overview
          • Excellent96%
          • Very good2%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          “hot tub” (96 reviews)
          “b b” (162 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Hot Tub
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Wheelchair Access
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          T'yn y Cornel Hotel
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          Reviewed 6 June 2014

          After a long wet journey we were greeted with homemade cakes and tea. Our room was delightful overlooking the picturesque lakeside setting. We had dinner on the first night and would highly recommend Ricky's superb cooking. John looked after us in the restaurant and was...More

          4  Thank Sheena R
          Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Public Relations Manager at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 10 June 2014

          Wow ....... I get two mentions on the run! It was good to meet you both and I am pleased you enjoyed staying at John and Ricky's home. I too think John's videos are very good but I am biased as I star in one...More

          Reviewed 5 June 2014

          We seem to be going through a spate of awarding 5 stars for our stays! Perhaps we are getting old and standards are dropping? I hope not as we both had a good think about this one and just couldn't award it anything less! We...More

          3  Thank 911prentonpark
          Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Public Relations Manager at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 6 June 2014

          John and Ricky thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review and have asked me to respond on their behalf as they are both rather embarrased and a tad sheepish after reading your very kind comments. They are so pleased...More

          Reviewed 2 June 2014

          We arrived at The Old Rectory on the Lake at Sunday lunch time and received a friendly, warm welcome by John and Ricky. Our room for the night was beautiful, with stunning views over the lake. Following our arrival we walked to the top of...More

          3  Thank Hillsters
          Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 4 June 2014

          Good luck with The Three Peaks Challenge in ten days time and we hope your ascent of Cadair Idris has got you in the mood for this trio of exhausting walks which all have to be completed within a staggering 15 hours! Do let us...More

          Reviewed 1 June 2014

          Not surprisingly our expectations were very high based on the Trip Advisor reviews this can be a potential banana skin ! not in this case not only were our expectations met they were simply blown away ! We spent 3 nights over the Bank holiday...More

          2  Thank RichardTSouthWales
          Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 3 June 2014

          Wow! What a kind review and it was our pleasure to have you to stay in our home over the last bank holiday weekend. Thanks so much or taking the time to post such appreciative and glowing comments and we are relieved we met your...More

          Reviewed 31 May 2014

          We were delighted to avail of a chance last-minute booking, and had not been prepared for the loveliness of the welcome, the location and the wonderful hosts! We arrived late, having been to Dolgoch Falls and Castell y Bere on the way (both within a...More

          2  Thank cbmayo
          Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Public Relations Manager at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 2 June 2014

          Bleatings to you, Rhodri and Claire, across the sea in Galway. It was great to meet you and I am pleased that you had a memorable time when you stayed at my pastures. I know all the other guests that night greatly enjoyed your fiddle...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Breakfast included
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
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          • US$ 139 - US$ 169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 4
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          • Snowdonia National Park >
          • Talyllyn
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          chri2jellett
          Hi its Chris here just wondering if you hold weddings up there and have a a licence to do so Also how many people can you accommodate for and how many can you seat and cater for thanks ☺
          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
          Hi , looking to visit in the next few weeks for a bit of plane spotting ! In your experience which would be the best couple of days to visit . Thanks
          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
          Price for myself and dog for Xmas
          2 December 2015|
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          Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Property representative |
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