Vintage beams, previously used as bridge supports in the Mangaroa Valley, frame the entrance to Solitaire Lodge. Canvas shade sails play above, like fantails, to help highlight the pathway and lead guests to the Lodge Reception, Main Lounge and Restaurant where expansive views of Lake Tarawera and mountain backdrop are a key feature. Renowned for its fine dining, Solitaire Lodge serves contemporary New Zealand cuisine prepared with fresh local produce and complemented by superb wines from selected vineyards. Engage in lively conversation with fellow guests in the Lodge’s dining room, or choose an intimate dinner for two in your Suite.
Lodge amenities include complimentary use of the Lodge’s motorised dinghies and kayaks, lake walks along the shoreline of the Lodge grounds, trout fishing from the Lodge jetty and lake swimming from Solitaire’s private beach. Alternatively, enjoy expansive lake views from your Suite balcony or wander through the herb gardens overlooking the lagoon. There are a multitude of bespoke experiences available from the Lodge grounds or nearby download our experiences brochure to help you plan your stay.
Each Executive suite offers spectacular views overlooking historic Lake Tarawera, lavish king beds, comfortable chairs for lounging, grand picture windows and a private balcony with stunning vista. From the crispest sheets and freshly baked biscuits to the complimentary in room mini-bar, no detail has been overlooked.
The Tarawera Suite features floor to ceiling glass that embrace an uninterrupted view from the tranquil bay up to the majestic summit of Mount Tarawera. This suite has a split level design and features a generous bedroom with relaxing sitting area and separate dining room. Private balconies are perfectly positioned to take in one of New Zealand’s most spectacular views.
This two storey detached Villa Suite is all about space – the ground floor features a Master bedroom with ensuite plus a living /dining area and outdoor deck overlooking the bay. A second equally spacious bedroom with ensuite awaits upstairs. Ideal for families or group of friends travelling together, the Villa Suite offers relaxing communal space to enjoy each others company whilst also providing separate bedrooms and facilities to allow a personal retreat.
Set in a separate building the Solitaire Suite offers peace, total privacy and a breathtaking outlook through dramatic picture windows across glassy Lake Tarawera. Guests will delight with the large master bedroom, lounge and bathroom to match. In addition, there is a private sundeck and separate guest bedroom.
Solitaire Lodge has 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms featuring pure luxury throughout.
Linen and Towels Provided
Daily Room Service
Broadband Internet Access
On Site Restaurant
Flat Screen LCD TV
Checking In & Out
Check-in from 2pm and check-out by 11am
Executive Suite: $1,818
Tarawera Suite: $2,105
Villa Suite: $2,248
Solitaire Suite: $2,392