Experience World-class Service at Solitaire Lodge

Solitaire Lodge is a luxurious 5-star property 20 minutes' drive from Rotorua, set on a private peninsula on the shores of Lake Tarawera.

Spacious suites feature modern interiors and stylish furnishings. with views of the lake, the lagoon, or the volcanic summit of Mount Tarawera.

The property features a private helipad for flights over Mount Tarawera and Orakei Korako. The Lodge hosts can assist with booking helicopter tours and arranging cruises on the lake.

The restaurant serves fresh local produce and a selection of New Zealand wine. Outdoor dining is possible on-site.

Solitaire Lodge is a 10-minute drive from The Buried Village, and a 20-minute drive from Whakarewarewa Forest. It is a 40-minute drive from Rotorua Regional Airport and the Polynesian Spa.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Solitaire Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 2, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Solitaire Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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What's nearby
  • Buried Village
    3.4 miles
  • Hot Water Beach, Lake Tarawera
    3.6 miles
  • Blue Lake
    3.7 miles
  • Whakarewarewa Forest
    4.7 miles
  • Tikitere - Hell's Gate Thermal Park
    7.4 miles
  • Whakarewarewa Maori Village
    7.6 miles
  • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve
    7.6 miles
  • Arawa Park Racecourse
    7.8 miles
  • Rotorua Government Gardens
    7.9 miles
  • Tamaki Maori Village
    7.9 miles
Top attractions
  • Te Puia
    7.9 miles
  • Waimangu Volcanic Valley
    8 miles
  • Polynesian Spa
    8.3 miles
  • Kuirau Park
    8.9 miles
  • Lake Rotorua
    9.4 miles
  • Rotorua International Stadium
    9.4 miles
  • Skyline Rotorua
    10.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Mt Tarawera
    9.3 miles
  • Lake Lake Tarawera
    0 miles
Closest Airports
  • Rotorua Regional Airport
    6 miles
  • Tauranga Airport
    36.1 miles
  • Taupo Airport
    42.9 miles
How to get to Solitaire Lodge from Auckland Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Solitaire Lodge
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Hot spring bath Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Solitaire Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 8:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 5 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
4 years old
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
NZD 650 per child, per night
5+ years
Extra bed by request
NZD 650 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 25


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Diners Club American Express Solitaire Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Solitaire Lodge in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please inform Solitaire Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.