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The Old Rectory on the Lake

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Talyllyn, Tal-y-llyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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The Old Rectory on the Lake
Ranked #1 of 5 Tal-y-llyn B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

We spent May bank holiday at the Old Recorty and as usual the welcome was warm and friendly,food excellent and room warm and cosy and it so near the midalnds its ideal.

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Snowdoniatraveller, Public Relations Manager at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

John and Ricky have asked me to respond to this kind review. It was so good to meet you when you were here for that last holiday weekend and we are pleased that you had such a good time with us here at Talyllyn. Looking at the the ever filling bookings diary I see you will be back for that... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Very impressed. Beautiful location. Friendly relaxed welcome. Well appointed room. Wonderful food. Trout from the lake. Best duck breast I've ever tasted. We'll definitely be back.

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Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

We are pleased that you have deemed us to be 'perfect'! We do try our best but feel we do not always get it right - so thanks for this encouragement. We were very fortunate that during that weekend we had two very experienced fishermen staying with us who managed to catch some great brown trout which many diners -... More

Crewe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

A tranquil retreat with not a caravan for miles. We stayed for 3 nights with friends and the ladies wanted to stay longer - or go back next week (and the week after). Room, food, location and, most importantly, the welcome were all first class.

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Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you all enjoyed your three nights with us - it was our pleasure to meet you and we hope you return soon. Kind regards, Ricky - joint owner More

Warrington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

I should start this by saying that despite staying in countless hotels, B&Bs etc. over the years, I have never previously bothered to write a review of any of them. We stayed at The Old Rectory on the Lake to celebrate my wife's 40th birthday and had an unforgettable weekend. To be honest, even if everything else was rubbish, it... More

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Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

Wow! And wow again!! What can we say but thank so much for this utterly amazing review. You sure you stayed with us?!!!! Our kindest regards John and Ricky - joint owners More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

Recently my wife and I stayed at the Old Rectory on the Lake as part of our honeymoon. I can honestly say that this is a real gem of a guesthouse. The whole package - the hospitality,the room, the food and the view(wow) was simply sensational and we think that there are many other B & B owners who should... More

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Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

We always so pleased when folk choose The Old Rectory on the lake for a very special occasion - and a honeymoon must be the most special! We are happy that your stay here was so perfect. We sincerely hope that you enjoy the rest of your lives together and if you want to celebrate your anniversary ever - you... More

West Midlands
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Have just returned from 1 night at this lovely tranquil B&B & wished we had been staying longer! Our room (Craig Goch) was lovely with a beautiful view over the lake & a gorgeous large bathroom. We had dinner in the evening which was 5star & worth every penny, and the breakfast was exceptionally good. Thankyou John & Ricky, we... More

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Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your one night stay with us and found us to be idyllic! Please forgive us if we appear a tad excited as yesterday The Old Rectory on the lake was featured in a national Canadian newspaper in an article about hospitality and excellence of service - and already we have had calls from... More

Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

We regularly visit mid wales to see relations and have stayed in many places but none beats the-rectory-on-the-lake for the welcome, the setting, the comfort and the food. We will be back !

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Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

Glad we can offer you the quality of accommodation you require while visiting your relatives in the area. We look forward to welcoming you again to The Old Rectory on the lake and thanks for taking the time to leave this review which is much appreciated. Best wishes from Ricky - chef and joint owner. More

Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Staying at The Old Rectory on the Lake in its beautiful surroundings is a memorable experience. From the time of arrival to the end of our 2 day stay everything was done by John and Ricky to make our visit enjoyable. Our room (Craig Goch) was comfortable , large and spacious with a beautiful view over the lake. Food was... More

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Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate you leaving this review. We are flattered that we are your 'best b and b' and we look forward to meeting you both again perhaps with more of your family. Best wishes, Ricky - chef and joint owner. More

Woodford Green, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

As a couple in our early thirties (and one that is also expecting their first baby in 8 weeks) we wanted to have a relaxing and enjoyable break away before our baby makes her appearance. After lots of research and reading other trip advisor reviews, we chose to spend a long weekend at The Rectory on the Lake. We found... More

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Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

What an incredible comprehensive and wonderful review! Many, many thanks for sharing your opinions about your time at The Old Rectory on the lake with the ever increasing number of folk who stay with us, encouraged in no small part by what they have read on this site. Good luck with the baby and hopes she becomes a discerning Tripadvisor... More

Wrexham
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

The Old Rectory on the Lake shows what Wales has best to offer : a warm welcome, stunning landscapes, and a peaceful location. Highly recommended.

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Snowdoniatraveller, Owner at The Old Rectory on the Lake, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your Easter holidays here with us at The Old Rectory on the lake, Talyllyn. We hope to meet you again before you return home to France. Bon chance! John and Ricky - joint owners More

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Address: Talyllyn, Tal-y-llyn, Snowdonia National Park LL36 9AJ, Wales
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Location: United Kingdom > Wales > North Wales > Snowdonia National Park > Tal-y-llyn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Old Rectory On The Lake Tal-y-Llyn, Wales

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