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Solitaire Lodge

Soli­taire Lodge was one of the first New Zealand lux­ury lodges to offer secluded lux­ury accom­mo­da­tion and atten­tive host­ing from a spec­tac­u­lar lake­side location.
Solitaire Lodge, Ronald Road, Rotorua, New Zealand
Rates from $1900

Solitaire Lodge Details 


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.
Exec­u­tive Suites
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.
Tarawera Suite
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.
Villa Suite
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.
Soli­taire Suite
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.


Air conditioned
Cable/Satellite TV
Iron/Ironing board
Room Service
Wireless Internet
CD Player
Linen and Towels Provided
Mini Bar
Daily Room Service
Lounge Area
Bathrobes Provided
DVD Player
Tea/Coffee Making
Dining Setting
Broadband Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Free Parking
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
Checking In & Out
$1900 / per night



The area offers some fantastic food options sourcing the region’s best produce and catering to a range of budgets, see some of the best below:
Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery
Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways
Pizzeria Imperfetto
Make sure you book in advance if you plan to eat at any of the above restaurants as they are very popular and easily fill for the weekend.
We also offer a concierge service on this property if you would like us to arrange any bookings.


Getting There and Distances

Solitaire Lodge is 452 kms from Wellington.
Soli­taire Lodge is located on a pri­vate, secluded penin­su­lar over­look­ing the his­toric and beau­ti­ful Lake Tarawera, Rotorua. Located in the cen­tral North Island, Rotorua is well con­nected to the rest of New Zealand. The city is a leisurely three-​hour drive from the gate­way city of Auck­land, and a 5 – 6-​hour drive from New Zealand’s cap­i­tal city of Wellington.

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