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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%
    Travellers talk about
    “hot tub” (100 reviews)
    “b b” (165 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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    The Gwydyr Hotel
    174 reviews
    #5 of 7 hotels in Betws-y-Coed
     
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    Reviewed 13 August 2014

    I'm not one for pouring praise in my reviews, but this time I just can't come up with a reason not to give these guys the 'excellent' rating. We stayed in the Craig Goch room (suite?), which is very spacious, has both shower and bath...More

    2  Thank John-boyUK
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 15 August 2014

    What can we say but sincere thanks for this very kind review - coming from somone who has posted so many on here your opinion on your stay at The Old Rectory on the lake is truly appreciated. Best wishes, John and Ricky - joint...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2014

    I stayed here with my parents for 3 nights. They had the large double upstairs and I had the small double downstairs (hardly small!) and we had a superb stay! Fortunately, the weather was good for most of the stay and we enjoyed a walk...More

    1  Thank WilliamT502
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 14 August 2014

    We are pleased that you enjoyed your three days with us Will and it was great to meet you all. On the day you went up Cadair Idris so did everyone in the whole house which was an Old Rectory on the lake record! It...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2014

    We stayed at the Rectory on the lake on the 6th of August 2014. Just one word....amazing... From the views, to the rooms, to the warm welcome from the owner John..nothing was too much trouble...planning dates for our next visit already...... If M&S did Rectorys...More

    2  Thank Well_travelled026
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 14 August 2014

    Hello Mr Well Travelled and thanks so very much for these kind comments about your stay with us. We really look forward to meeting you all again together with the new addition to your family! Best wishes, John and Ricky - joint owners of The...More

    Reviewed 10 August 2014

    Delicious food, beautifully presented in lovely surroundings with a wonderful view of Talyllyn Lake. John and Ricky run a beautiful establishment and go out of their way to make you feel welcome and special. We were even treated to a video of the local otters...More

    1  Thank WilmaSK10
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 12 August 2014

    I am so very pleased you enjoyed my Sunday lunch which I am happy to report is becoming quite popular with locals and visitors to the area. Thanks for leaving this kind review. Best wishes, Ricky - chef and joint owner.

    Reviewed 10 August 2014

    Great it was, the stay at the Old Rectory! Whereas the previous place where we stayed in Wales was rather gloomy (with witches and webcobbs), the Old Rectory was buzzing with life. Free advice, whisky on the house (that's the advantage of sharing a bottle...More

    5  Thank Stefaan C
    Response from Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the LakeResponded 11 August 2014

    Hello to you in Belgium and thanks for this kind review. You told us during your stay that you often used Trip Advisor to research places but as of yet had not left any review so we are well flattered that we are the first...More

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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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    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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$139 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • North Wales >
    • Snowdonia National Park >
    • Talyllyn
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    Traveller (1157)
    Room & Suite (234)
    Pool & Beach (101)
    Dining (83)
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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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    Response from Snowdoniatraveller | Property representative |
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    Room Tips
    "Both Craig Goch and Mynydd Rugog have wonderful views of the lake and the mountains"
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    "All are simply amazing"
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    "Exquisite views and sublime peace! We stayed in a room with a view of the Lake which was amazing!"
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    "Best views from the first floor rooms"
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