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    Solitaire Lodge

    16 Ronald Road | Lake Tarawera, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
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    11/5/2017Check In 11/6/2017Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveler (94)
    Room & Suite (45)
    Dining (10)
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
    Wheelchair access
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 127 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Lodge is set on a small peninsula on Lake Tarawera, which means that it is very private and serene but also has spectacular views. I could feel the tension melt away after our long and tortuous trip (missed connection, confusion at Sydney immigration because...More

    Thank Alaskatravel1234
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a terrific stay at the Solitaire Lodge. Extremely comfortable room and excellent food. The Lodge structure is a sort of classic ‘80s architecture, now a bit dated, but warm, welcoming and very relaxing. It felt like we’d been invited to someone’s comfortable country...More

    Thank RDM888
    Reviewed August 12, 2017

    It is true that Solitaire is showing it's age and does not provide the amenities and modernity of some of the North Island's alternative 'five star' lodges, but the setting and intimacy the property affords with the lake and the volcanic mountains is unmatched. To...More

    2  Thank Gartartan
    Reviewed August 8, 2017

    My wife and I decided to take a short break in New Zealand and selected Solitaire Lodge primarily because it was an easy 3 hour drive from Auckland. We certainly made the right choice. Our hosts, Wayne and Ingrid, were wonderful from the moment we...More

    1  Thank Russell M
    Reviewed July 3, 2017

    We took the Solitaire Suite which had two rooms and also took the thermal spa pool experience in the morning, which was excellent. The rooms were extremely well appointed and comfortable with a great view over the lake. Dinner, canapes and drinks were all superb...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
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    • Minibar
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Price range
    • $1,305 - $1,744 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
    • #19 Family Hotel in Rotorua
    • #21 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
    • Also Known As
    • Solitaire Hotel Rotorua
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    Traveler (94)
    Room & Suite (45)
    Dining (10)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (70)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    August 27, 2016|
    Response from waynetomlinson | Property representative |
    Hello Brenda, Thank you for your enquiry and interest in dining with us at Solitaire Lodge in January. I am happy to email you sample dinner and lunch menus. We offer a three course Lunch at $75.00 per person, while Dinner... More
    Room Tips
    "All the rooms have spectacular views - ask for lake or volcano."
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    "We loved the Tarawera Suite"
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    "Room number 4 has the tub on the deck. The others do not. We had room number 1 and loved it! Beautiful..."
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    "great hotel in an amazing location"
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