US$812 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 29 Aug 2015 Check-out 31 Aug 2015

Solitaire Lodge

5 stars
View map of 16 Ronald Road, Lake Tarawera RD5, Rotorua, 3076

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
5.0
out of 5
2 reviews
NZ Road Trip

The lodge was fantastic and Gary a wonderful and generous host! See full review

  • Claire P.
  • 6 Apr 2015
Solitude in Solitaire Lodge Paradise

We had the pleasure of spending time at Solitaire Lodge, and oh my, how can we tell you about how... See full review

  • jamie2dogs
  • 12 Nov 2011
Pristine and lush, home to more than 10 stunning Lakes, the charming Rotorua, invites guests for a fabulous holiday at the Solitaire Lodge Rotorua that has excellent accommodation and unmatched hospitality.
General

Meetings planners choose this property for corporate retreats, small meetings and business workshops. At leisure, you can pamper yourself at the spa, go on float plane tours or indulge in activities such as trout-fishing, boating, kayaking, bush walking, thermal bathing and sightseeing.



Location

Nestled in pristine native bush, on its own private peninsula, Solitaire Lodge gazes out across the glassy depths of Lake Tarawera and onto Mount Tarawera's towering peak. The property is just a 25 minute drive from the action and attractions of Rotorua.



  • 20 min drive to the Airport (Rotorua)
Dining

Being a boutique accommodation you can expect fine dining cuisine with a very high attention to detail and a pride of presentation, perfectly matched with Wine chosen from the best New Zealand vineyards.
Rooms

The property features 10 luxury suites, each with breathtaking lake views, offering privacy and tranquility. Each of the suites is cosy, comfortable and equipped with all the amenities for a pleasurable stay.

Solitaire Lodge Rooms

Executive Suite
Executive Suite with one king bed or two twin beds includes Air conditioning, Balcony / Terrace, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, DVD player, En-suite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron / Ironing board, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Tea and coffee making facilities and Telephone. 6 Executive Suites (33sqm King Double/Twin). Spectacular views from all rooms overlooking historic lake taraweras deep waters with distant bushland, untouched except by nature. Because of their open-plan design, these suites feel unusually roomy, with a comfortable king-sized bed, relaxing sitting area and private balcony with stunning vista.
Solitaire Suite
Premium Suite with one king bed or two twin beds or (2 Queen Twin available on request) includes Air conditioning, Balcony / Terrace, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, DVD player, En-suite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron / Ironing board, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Tea and coffee making facilities and Telephone. 3rd person will be accommodated on a rollaway bed.
Tarawera Suite
Premium Suite with one king bed and one single bed includes Air conditioning, Balcony / Terrace, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, DVD player, En-suite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron / Ironing board, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Tea and coffee making facilities and Telephone. 3rd person will be accommodated on a rollaway bed.
Villa Suite
Premium Suite with one king bed or two twin beds or (2 Queen Twin available on request) includes Air conditioning, Balcony / Terrace, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, DVD player, En-suite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Iron / Ironing board, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Tea and coffee making facilities and Telephone. 3rd person will be accommodated on a rollaway bed.
Thermal Wonderland
During winter there is nothing nicer than hibernating indoors beside an open fireplace, unless you have a natural thermal pool in your 'backyard'. Welcome the winter months with a 2 night stay at Solitaire Lodge, and we will treat you and your partner to a warming soak on Lake Tarawera's natural thermal pools. Package includes 2 nights accommodation in a luxurious waterfront suite, complimentary mini bar (alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages & snacks), pre-dinner drinks & canaps, five course dinner, full country breakfast and a early morning private speed boat ride and late departure.
Bed & Breakfast
The Garden Suite has its own private courtyard and enjoys a picturesque setting of the Lodge grounds with limited views of the lake and Mount Tarawera. Ideal for Bed & Breakfast guests it also offers a comfortable bedroom with relaxing sitting area. Bed & Breakfast rate includes complimentary mini bar, full country breakfast and use of the lodge's kayaks, motorized dinghies and fishing gear. Please give your hosts 48hours notice should you wish to dine in-house in the evening.
A Walk to Remember
Depart from Solitaire lodges private jetty and enjoy a relaxing cruise to the beginning of the Tarawera Falls track, where you can explore the best of New Zealand nature as you follow the outlet stream that leads to a spectacular waterfall. Package includes 2 nights accommodation in a luxurious waterfront suite, complimentary mini bar (alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages & snacks), pre-dinner drinks & canaps, five course dinner, full country breakfast and a private chauffeured boat ride to and from the Tarawera Falls Track, picnic lunch and late departure.
Volcanic Twilight
Solitaire Lodges Volcanic Twilight Experience fuses romance and adventure together with an exhilarating twilight helicopter flight to our sacred volcanic neighbour, Mount Tarawera. Take in the breathtaking scenery of the Lakes District during this thrilling ride, before touching down on the summit where stories and bubbly flow. Package includes 2 nights accommodation in a luxurious waterfront suite, complimentary mini bar (alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages & snacks), pre-dinner drinks & canaps, five course dinner, full country breakfast, one exhilarating helicopter tour to Mount Tarawera for 2 persons, a guided tour of the local historical Buried Village for 2 persons. Romance me gift pack of tea light candles, bath salts and massage oils and late departure.

Amenities

  • WiFi
Activities
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Childcare Service
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi

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Hotel Map

-38.15 176.25
Area served
Rotorua.
Nearby airports
Rotorua International Airport.
Area description
Solitaire Lodge is located at Lake Tarawera, Rotorua, North Island, New Zea-land, just a 20 minute drive from Rotorua city cent-re, 3 hour drive from Auckland or 3 hour direct flight from Sydney.

Nearby points of interest

  • Polynesian Spa: 1.5 km
  • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs: 1.5 km
  • Rotorua Arts Village: 1.5 km
  • Te Puia: 1.5 km
  • Kawaha Point: 4.8 km
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park: 5.2 km
  • Gondola Cableway: 5.3 km
  • Agrodome: 8.7 km
  • Brunswick Park: 11.4 km
  • Lake Tarawera: 12.7 km
  • Hamurana: 12.9 km

Dining

Dining
Renowned for its fine dining, the lodge serves mouth-watering modern New Zea-land cuisine prepared with fresh local produce and complemented by superb wines from surrounding vineyards. Engage in lively conversation with fellow guests in the lodge's dining room, or choose an intimate dinner in your suite or on the terrace.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
14:00
Check-out:
11:00

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Solitaire Lodge

Overall score

5 / 5
5.01.0
2 out of 2
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Solitaire Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Claire P.
Business
East Melbourne,
6 Apr 2015

NZ Road Trip

The lodge was fantastic and Gary a wonderful and generous host!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Solitaire Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jamie2dogs
Business
Auckland, New Zealand
12 Nov 2011

Solitude in Solitaire Lodge Paradise

We had the pleasure of spending time at Solitaire Lodge, and oh my, how can we tell you about how well we were looked after and what a wonderful time we had in such a peaceful place in just a few words? Impossible! The views, our room, our meals, simply superb,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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