Solitaire Lodge182 reviews#4 of 88 Visit hotel websiteSaveShare 16 Ronald Road Lake Tarawera, Rotorua 3076 New ZealandVisit hotel websiteE-mail hotel Full viewView all photos (177)177 Traveller (132) Room & Suite (58) Pool & Beach (6) Certificate of ExcellenceLowest prices for your stayCheck In— / — / —Check Out— / — / —Guests1 room, 2 adults, 0 childrenLock in the lowest price from these sites£785£683View DealExpedia.co.uk£782Booking.com£785TripAdvisor£782Hotels.comebookers.com roomsXXL.uk* Prices are provided by our partners, and reflect average nightly room rates, including taxes and fees that are fixed, known to our partners, and due at time of booking. Please see our partners for more details.View all 7 deals from £683More£683Agoda.comView DealAbout5.0LocationCleanlinessServiceValueCertificate of ExcellenceSolitaire Lodge Rotorua, one of the first New Zealand luxury lodges, offers secluded luxury accommodation and attentive hosting from a spectacular lakeside location.Styled with comfort in mind, all 10 luxurious suites feature panoramic views of the glassy lake and magnificent volcano through grand picture windows. The subtle design brings the outdoors in, inviting you to unwind and soak up the peace and quiet of this tranquil setting.Renowned for its fine dining, Solitaire lodge serves mouth-watering modern 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.Minutes from your doorstep you will discover secluded private bays, hot water beaches and natural thermal hot springs beckoning you to soak in. Feeling adventurous? Embark on a scenic helicopter ride over volcanic peaks, skim across the lake in a kayak or enjoy world-class trout-fishing. The lodge is also the perfect place to simply relax, indulge and rejuvenate, left in the able hands of your warm, friendly New Zealand hosts.Read more Full viewProperty amenitiesFree parkingRoom serviceRestaurantFree High Speed Internet (WiFi)Bar/LoungeBreakfast includedConciergeDry CleaningLaundry ServiceWheelchair accessShow moreRoom featuresAir conditioningMinibarRefrigerator in roomAccessible roomsFamily RoomsNon-smoking roomsSmoking rooms availableSuitesGood to knowHOTEL STYLEMountain ViewGreat ViewHOTEL CLASSHotel linksVisit hotel websiteLocationFull viewContact16 Ronald Road Lake Tarawera, Rotorua 3076 New ZealandE-mail hotelGetting thereRotorua Airport6 miWhakatane Airport33 miNearby restaurantsAirstream Cafe3.6 miCafeThe Landing Cafe2.7 miCafeTe Arawa Fresh Seafood4.8 miFast foodNearby attractionsBlue Lake Track3.6 miHiking TrailsBuried Village of Te Wairoa3.4 miHistoric SitesLake Okareka Walkway2.7 miHiking TrailsTarawera Trail3.6 miHiking Trails182Reviews177Photos3Q+A31Room tipsReviewsTraveller ratingExcellent156Good19Average4Poor3Terrible0Time of yearMar-MayJun-AugSep-NovDec-FebTraveller typeFamiliesCouplesSoloBusinessFriendsLanguageAll languages(182)English(163)German(9)French(7)More languagesFilterEnglishPopular mentionsAll reviewslake tarawerawhite islandpre dinner drinkscomplimentary mini barfloor to ceiling windowsnew zealandrestocked dailyrelais chateauxhelicopter touractive volcanomeet other gueststroutgourmet dinnerincluded in the room ratehot water beachcomfortable furnishingsexecutive suitelovely lakesitting areabeautiful place to staywonderful hostsrotorua areaFollowJaneTuai wrote a review Apr 2019Tuai23 contributions4 helpful votesWe have just had the wonderful privilege of spending three glorious days at Solitaire Lodge. Our hosts – Ingrid and Wayne – could not have been kinder; our suite was stunning; the views breath-taking and ever changing; and the food was “truly, truly scrumptious”. We could…Read moreDate of stay: April 2019HelpfulRepostShare FollowGotitall wrote a review Mar 2019Walnut Creek, California62 contributions32 helpful votesHotel's FavouriteWhat a beautiful location with wonderful hosts Wayne and Ingrid. And the food and service, outstanding! This is a small place, only 9 suites, out of the big city of Rotorua. But don't let that deter you. GO HERE. Its worth it. If you want to get to know the other people…Read moreDate of stay: March 2019HelpfulRepostShare Followdeycar wrote a review Mar 2019queensland18 contributions7 helpful votesThis is a very special place with special Owners/management and staff, all highlighted by fresh delicious food and caring service. Our Tarawera suite offered all round views of the Lake and surroundings, so comfortable and well designed. So fortunate, we had a full day of cool…Read moreDate of stay: March 2019HelpfulRepostShare FollowCyndi-Larry wrote a review Mar 2019Golden Valley, Minnesota26 contributions5 helpful votesThis is a special place. Wayne and Ingrid and staff provide excellent service. Beautiful location and views in comfortable rooms. Excellent food. As others have noted, this is a quiet location. The pre-dinner drinks and canapes were fine and the dinners and breakfast were…Read moreDate of stay: March 2019HelpfulRepostShare FollowMrMangetout wrote a review Mar 2019United Kingdom82 contributions35 helpful votesWe drove to Solitaire Lodge from its sister property, Hotel DeBrett, in Auckland. After Rotorua the road traverses a very scenic region and it would be a good idea to allow extra time to stop and admire the view at various lake-side vantage points. Both properties are…Read moreDate of stay: March 2019HelpfulRepostShare PreviousNext123456…33Album CategoriesAll photosTravellerRoom & SuitePool & BeachDining Family and Play AreasMikeC1109 posted a photo May 2013Auckland, New Zealand6 contributions2 helpful votesMt Tarawera in the backgroundgrlgrdgate posted a photo Jan 2019California718 contributions748 helpful votesView from our room on the balconyJim S posted a photo Aug 2018Austin, tx201 contributions63 helpful votesluv2travel63 posted a photo Jan 2018St. Louis, MO210 contributions334 helpful votesview from the suiteLots_of_Baggage posted a photo Apr 2017New York City, New York206 contributions45 helpful votesIn Suite (pardon my suitcase)1 LikePreviousNext123456…12grlgrdgate asked a question Oct 2018California718 contributions748 helpful votesAnswer from Carol COct 2018 | I didn't inquire as to room service breakfast.. 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