Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour front desk

Located 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Lake Tarawera, Solitaire Lodge is within a 15-minute drive of Buried Village. This 5-star lodge has 9 guestrooms and offers conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. It's on a lake and also close to Lake Okareka.

Dining

Free breakfast is included with your stay. Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service.

Rooms

All of Solitaire Lodge's 9 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including free minibar items, balconies, and refrigerators. Guests can expect LCD TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding. Other standard amenities include coffee makers, free bottled water, and ceiling fans.

Property features

Renovated in 2014, Solitaire Lodge offers free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a terrace. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach lodge include a garden, a picnic area, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Solitaire Lodge

Lodge Amenities

Lodge Amenities

The lodge offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 624 square feet (58 square meters) include conference space. This luxury lodge also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in June 2014.

  • Year Built 1980 
  • Terrace 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Picnic area 
  • Television in common areas 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 9 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • One meeting room 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 58 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 624 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Solitaire Lodge offers 9 air-conditioned accommodations with free minibar items and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • LCD TV 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered.

Onsite venue - restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hot springs nearby 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Body wraps 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Lodge Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 25

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Internet access
  • In-room bottled water
  • Parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Lodge Name

  • Solitaire Lake Tarawera
  • Solitaire Lodge
  • Solitaire Lodge Lake Tarawera
  • Solitaire Hotel Rotorua

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®


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