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4.7 of 5 guest rating
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Executive Suite
33 square metres
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Suite
70 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite (Tarawera Suite)
70 square metres
1 King Bed 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Villa
100 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
5-star luxury lodge, walk to Lake Tarawera

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property

Location

Situated near the airport, this luxury lodge is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Lake Tarawera and 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from Buried Village. Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village and Lake Rotoiti are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Property Features

This smoke-free lodge features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and concierge services. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance.

Room Amenities

All 9 rooms feature thoughtful touches like free minibar items and bathrobes, plus free WiFi, free wired Internet, and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies, room service, and premium bedding.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Free long-term parking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built – 1980
  • Restaurant
  • Television in common areas
  • Total number of rooms - 9
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 1
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Fireplace in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking

Room Amenities

Solitaire Lodge offers 9 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with free minibar items and a safe. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2016.

  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Designer toiletries
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Balcony
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast.

On-site venue – restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

  • Fishing on site
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Helicopter/aeroplane tours on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking on site
  • Hot springs nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 25

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No lifts

Hotel Names

  • Solitaire Lodge Lake Tarawera
  • Solitaire Lodge
  • Solitaire Lake Tarawera
  • Solitaire Hotel Rotorua

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the lodge prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official classification for accommodation in New Zealand. This Lodge property has been awarded the Qualmark® Luxury Lodge classification, which is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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