Solitaire Lodge, Rotorua, New Zealand

Solitaire Lodge, a boutique luxury lodge, has welcomed guests since 1980 to enjoy attentive hosting and spectacular views from a private peninsula overlooking the still waters of legendary Lake Tarawera.

With 10 luxury accommodation suites, and access to a wide range of activities including boating, hiking, geothermal and conference venue. Solitaire Lodge is a leading Rotorua Hotel, member of Small Luxury Hotel group and enjoys a 5 star Qualmark rating for luxury lodges New Zealand.

Location and Transfers

Situated overlooking the still waters of legendary Lake Tarawera, close to Rotorua.
Transfers by car take 40 minutes from Rotorua Airport and 3 hours 30 minutes from Auckland Airport.


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 (70sqm King Double/Twin) – offering peace and total privacy, the Solitaire Suite is set in a separate building and provides a breathtaking outlook across the glassy lake. This premier suite features a generous lounge and bathroom to match. A second bedroom is also available and is ideal for small children

Tarawera Suite (70sqm King Double/Twin) – with breathtaking panoramic views across the tranquil lagoon up to the majestic summit of Mount Tarawera, this premium suite features two queen beds and balconies; the expanse will impress

Villa Suite – ideal for families or groups of friends, this premier suite includes a spacious lounge and master bedroom downstairs, along with a deck overlooking the inner lagoon and birdlife. Upstairs there is another generous bedroom and bathroom, with an internal stairway connecting the two levels


Restaurant – indulge in the finest New Zealand cuisine, while overlooking the serene lagoon. Dishes are prepared with the freshest local produce and complemented by a superb selection of New Zealand wine vintages. Outside dining is also popular under the umbrella adorned wooden tables

Facilities and Activities

Therapy Room – spa treatments available
Terrace Spa Pool
Herb Garden
Lake Walks
Geothermal pool bathing
Mountain Biking
Helicopter Trips

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MON – FRI    9:00 AM – 5.30 PM 
SAT               10:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
SUN              CLOSED


TEL: 01753 653 646

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