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Solitaire Lodge

Rotorua, New Zealand’s North Island, New Zealand


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Luxury Holidays At Solitaire Lodge

Enjoy spellbinding views over Lake Tarawera and the magnificent volcano from this luxury lodge in Rotorua, offering just nine luxurious suites and wonderfully warm service. The enviable lakeside location invites you to embrace an array of al fresco activities – whether hiking past mighty waterfalls, fishing for rainbow trout or heading to the summit of Mount Tarawera by 4WD. After days filled with adventure, return to Solitaire Lodge for exceptional cuisine that uses the best of the region’s produce, served alongside a superb selection of New Zealand wine.

  • Type: Lodge
  • Summary: A premier luxury lodge overlooking Lake Tarawera
  • Feature: Enjoy a range of activities and top quality dining
  • Rooms: 9 suites
  • Star rating: NZ Luxury Lodge
  • Nearest airport: Rotorua Regional Airport
Location and transfer

Approximately 20 minutes from Rotorua Airport by private car transfer.


Filled with natural light, all of the suites here boast panoramic views over Lake Tarawera and the volcano from huge picture windows and a private balcony or a sundeck. Plush bedrooms and plenty of living space are joined by elegant bathrooms with freestanding tubs and premium toiletries. Enjoy a complimentary mini bar stocked with beer, wine and soft drinks.

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Dining & Gourmet

A stay at Solitaire Lodge invites you to experience the very best of Rotorua's natural bounty through exceptional cuisine. From hearty breakfasts through to delicious canapes and multi-course dinners, the contemporary menus change daily to reflect the seasons. Each dish in the five-course evening menu is expertly paired with a New Zealand wine from the lodge's vast collection.

Lakes & Mountains

With its very own jetty, Solitaire Lodge offers easy access to the tranquil waters of Lake Tarawera and you can enjoy complimentary use of the lodge's kayaks, dinghies and fishing equipment. At an additional cost, a range of excursions and activities can be arranged by the knowledgeable Lodge Hosts - whether soaking in the nearby hot springs, hiking to the striking Tarawera Falls or soaring over the peninsula by helicopter. You should also take time to explore more of Rotorua, visiting its fascinating geothermal landmarks and learning more about the region's Maori history.

In Addition

The Full Board tariff includes your luxury accommodation, a complimentary mini bar with extensive selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, pre-dinner drinks & canapés, a daily full country breakfast, light lunch and five-course dinner. You may also enjoy complimentary use of the lodge’s dinghies and kayaks for exploring the lovely lake.


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Trusted Client Reviews

Although our awards and long history stand testament to our success, independent reviews from our clients via Feefo further support our unrivalled travel experiences.

We are proud to have been awarded the Feefo Platinum Service Award in 2021 for achieving Gold Trusted Service for three consecutive years. This independent seal of excellence recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews and achieve an overall score of 4.5 or more – a testament to our seamless, personalised service, no matter what the world throws at us.

The Elegant Difference…

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