$1,205 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 19, 2014 Check-out: Sep 20, 2014

Solitaire Lodge

5 stars
16 Ronald Road, Lake Tarawera RD5, Rotorua, 3076
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
5.0
out of 5

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Set on a private peninsula on the shores of legendary Lake Tarawera, Solitaire Lodge's 10 luxurious suites feature panoramic views of the glassy lake and magnificent volcano, Mount Tarawera. Never has a place been more aptly named than Solitaire Lodge. Minutes from your doorstep you will discover secluded private bays, hot water beaches, majestic forest waterfalls and natural thermal hot springs beckoning you to soak in. Feeling adventurous, Embark on a scenic helicopter ride over volcanic peaks, skim across the lake in a kayak, set sail on a boat charter, or enjoy world-class trout-fishing. The lodge is also the perfect setting to simply relax, indulge and rejuvenate. Unwind with a decadent spa treatment, take a leisurely bush walk, or sip a glass of champagne while relaxing in the terrace spa pool. Your warm, friendly hosts take delight in satisfying your every whim. Solitaire Lodge is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Nestled on an exclusive peninsula on the shores of beautiful Lake Tarawera, Solitaire Lodge provides a luxurious setting where the accent is on total privacy. The lodge offers spectacular views of both the lake and magnificent volcano Mount Tarawera. Only 20mins drive from beautiful Rotorua, the region that captures the best of New Zea-land all in one place. Additional Charges - 15% GST is included in the property rate, no additional charges are applicable.

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.

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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

Nearby points of interest

  • Polynesian Spa: 0.9 mi
  • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs: 0.9 mi
  • Rotorua Arts Village: 0.9 mi
  • Te Puia: 1 mi
  • Kawaha Point: 3 mi
  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park: 3.2 mi
  • Gondola Cableway: 3.3 mi
  • Agrodome: 5.4 mi
  • Brunswick Park: 7.1 mi
  • Lake Tarawera: 7.9 mi
  • Hamurana: 8 mi

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:
1400
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the 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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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