Solitaire Lodge

Nestled on a private peninsula overlooking Lake Tarawera, Solitaire Lodge provides a luxurious setting where the accent is on peace & tranquility. Only 20 minutes drive from the thermal city of Rotorua.


Per night
$1600.00 - $3300.00
TripAdvisor traveler rating
Based on 200 reviews


  • Own jetty on property
  • Direct heli access from our yard
  • Remote fishing streams


Best time of year to fish

  • Oct - Apr


Solitaire Lodge enjoys breathtaking views, with lush natural bush and the backdrop of a volcanic landscape. Styled with comfort in mind, all nine luxurious suites feature panoramic views over Lake Tarawera's still, deep waters. Freestanding baths allow views over the lake while soaking. Complimentary mini-bar, fruit and snacks are also at hand. Cuisine at the Lodge is a highlight and focuses on local seafood, regional produce and pickings from the kitchen garden. Menus change daily and dinner showcases the finest regional wine varieties with specially paired recommendations. Easy lake access allows exploration of surrounding waters, secluded private bays, 65 metre waterfall and natural hot thermal springs in which to soak and unwind.

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Book a guided trout fishing experience

  • John Hamill is a professional fishing guide based in Rotorua
  • John and his fellow guides are members of NZPFGA
  • Access the region’s top streams and rivers by helicopter. Reach areas of remote wilderness and native bush

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Physical address

16 Ronald Road, Rotorua Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Dec - Mar) (May - Sep)
Per night $2600.00 - $3300.00 $1600.00 - $2300.00
Further pricing information:
Full Board Suite Tariff includes accommodation, complimentary mini bar (alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages & snacks), pre dinner drinks & canapés, five course dinner, full country breakfast and light lunch. Complimentary WIFI. Use of Lodge dinghies and kayaks. Children are most welcome. We recommend early dining for children under 8 years and offer special meals by arrangement from 6pm, please contact the Lodge hosts for further information. Children under the age of five years are FOC.
Cancellation policy:
Within 30 days of arrival date – 25% of all room nights booked will be charged Within 10 days of arrival date – 100% of all room nights booked will be charged Except the period, 1st December to the 28th of February when the following penalty applies: Within 90 days of arrival date – 50% of all room nights booked will be charged Within 60 days of arrival date – 100% of all room nights booked will be charged

Facilities and Features

  • Breakfast
  • Children Welcome
  • Dinner
  • Licensed Bar
  • Lunch
  • Restaurant
Proximity to airport:
Rotorua airport 25km
Proximity to town:
Rotorua city 25km
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Business hours:
24 hours, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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