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Solitaire Lodge

Rotorua, New Zealand

Experiences – Romantic Escapes

Getaway Experiences
  • Discover secluded private bays, hot water beaches and natural thermal hot springs  
  • Embark on a scenic helicopter ride over volcanic peaks 
  • Fly-fishing, trout-fishing on Lake Tarawera 
  • Kayaking, mountain biking, Water Skiing 
  • On-site massage or Thermal bathing
  • Relax, indulge and rejuvenate in stunning surroundings 
  • A picture perfect, relaxing setting over Lake Tarawera 
  • The ideal blend of indulgence and soft adventure. 
  • Renowned for its fine dining, sample modern New Zealand cuisine prepared with fresh local produce 
  • Superb wines from selected vineyards 
  • Luxurious accommodation with panoramic views
  • Overview
  • Rooms
  • Services & Amenities
  • Tariffs & Packages
solitaire lodge rotorua overview

Solitaire Lodge Rotorua, one of the first luxury lodges in New Zealand, offers secluded luxury accommodation and attentive hosting from a spectacular lakeside location. Set on a private peninsular overlooking historic Lake Tarawera, Solitaire Lodge offers ten luxurious suites, all with spectacular lake views, and renowned fine dining serving mouth-watering modern New Zealand cuisine. Minutes from your doorstep you will discover secluded private bays, hot water beaches and natural thermal hot springs beckoning you to soak in. This is a truly enchanting place from which to explore this amazing part of the world.


  • Solitaire Lodge is located on Lake Tarawera in the North Island of New Zealand just 16 km from Rotorua.
  • It is a three-hour drive or 30-minute flight from Auckland.


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.

  • 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.

Services & Amenities

  • Mouth-watering modern New Zealand cuisine prepared with fresh local produce and complemented by superb wines from selected vineyards. 
  • Choose an intimate dinner for two in your suite or engage in lively conversation with fellow guests in the lodge’s dining room 
  • An inspirational setting for intimate meetings and events of all kinds. 
  • On-site Massages

Tariffs & Packages

Estimated Average Price: NZD 1450 pp per night

Terms & Conditions:
  • The estimated average price listed is for the base category room and is only indicative and may /may not include taxes. Please speak to or mail our luxury travel consultants with your dates of travel or fill out our enquiry form and we will revert with the best currently available price / offer for the chosen room category
  • The exclusive and/or special offers, if listed, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without prior notice. Proof of eligibility maybe required to avail of some types of special offers (eg: honeymoon offers)
  • The booking, payment and cancellation policies of the hotel/s will apply and our luxury travel consultants will advice you of the same at the time of reservation
  • Check in time for most hotels worldwide is 1400 hrs and check out time is 1200 hrs. Early check in will be on request and is subject to availability
  • We do not levy any booking fees or service charges