Solitaire Lodge is rightly recognised as one of New Zealand's premier luxury lodges - the secluded lakeside and lush natural bush setting offers breathtaking views over the still waters of Lake Tarawera and the wider volcanic landscape. This stylish lodge is the perfect place to relax, indulge and rejuvenate.


Solitaire Lodge is located just outside of Rotorua, with a secluded setting on the shores of Lake Tarawera. Air New Zealand offer domestic flights from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch to Rotorua or the lodge has a helipad onsite for helicopter transfers. It is approximately 20 minutes drive from Rotorua Town or the aiport to the lodge. Driving time from Auckland is approximately 3 hours 30 minutes, whilst the famous winelands of Hawke's Bay are approximately 3 hours drive away.


Styled with comfort in mind, all nine luxurious suites have been newly refurbished and offer panoramic views over Lake Tarawera. Subtle design brings the outdoors in, inviting you to unwind and relax in a stunning peaceful and tranquil setting.

The six Executive suites offer lavish king beds, comfortable chairs for lounging, grand picture windows and a private balcony with spectacular views.

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. The Tarawera Suite has a split level design and features a genrous bedroom with relaxing sitting area and separate dining room. Private balconies are perfectly positioned to take in the breathtaking views.

The detached Villa suite has two storeys; the ground floor features a Master bedroom with ensuite and the living / dining area with an outdoor deck overlooking the bay; a second equally spacious bedroom with ensuite is located upstairs. The Villa Suite is ideal for families or a group of friends travelling together.

The Solitaire Suite is located in a separate building and offers peace, total privacy and a breathtaking outlook through dramatic picture windows. The Suite offers a large master bedroom, lounge and bathroom, a second guest bedroom and a private sundeck.

Renowned for its fine dining, Solitaire lodge serves contemporary New Zealand cuisine prepared with fresh local produce and comple

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