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    Solitaire Lodge

    16 Ronald Road | Lake Tarawera, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
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    1 - 5 of 129 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed for two nights as part of a planned self-drive tour and wish we had more time here. It was very special in all respects. The accommodations were excellent. The food and meals were splendid. But most of all Wayne Tomlinson and his full...More

    Thank Marc F
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed at the small lodge (only 9 or 10 rooms/suites) for three nights to explore the sights and culture around Rotorua. It‘s a beautiful 20 minute drive to town. Our solitaire suite was one of the oldest in the complex and rather plush, not...More

    1  Thank leolimoncello2003
    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    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 24 September 2017 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 12 August 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

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 1,319 - US$ 1,778 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
    • #18 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
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    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
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    • Solitaire Hotel Rotorua
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    BrendaK879
    28 August 2016|
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    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
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    "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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