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The Old Rectory on the Lake

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“ricky's cooking”(39 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Hot Tub
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Family Rooms
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

It's been nearly six months since my first visit to The Old Rectory and I am pleased to say that everything is still the same. Idris the cat gave me a warm welcome,Marian their model employee hasn't moved on to pastures new thank goodness and...More

3  Thank Gog73
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 22 September 2014

Thanks so much for posting this pulchretudinous review which is really appreciated - love the pics! It was so good to meet you again and I am pleased that you approve that nothing major has changed here at The Old Rectory on the lake -...More

Reviewed 15 September 2014

I stayed at the Old Rectory on the 7th and 8th of September after business meetings in the south of England. I must say I was very pleased with John and Ricky's hospitality. The view from my room upstairs was beautiful. The room was clean...More

3  Thank Tony L
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 16 September 2014

Howdy to you in Texas and we are glad that you got home safely. Tony, it was great to meet you and thanks for taking the time to leave this much appreciated review about your two days stay here at our home. You were blessed...More

Reviewed 13 September 2014

From the moment we arrived at The Old Rectory on the Lake we couldn't have been made to feel more welcome. John greeted us and made us feel very relaxed and at home. Our room the Rectory retreat was stylish, clean and very comfortable. The...More

3  Thank paddywack13
Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 15 September 2014

I really appreciate you mentioning my food in this kind review and saying that it was every bit as good as a top restaurant. I do try and offer something rather special and different here at The Old Rectory on the lake foodwise and such...More

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

2  Thank Golf4313
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

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Hot Tub
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US$146 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$146 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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chri2jellett
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
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
2 December 2015|
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"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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