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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Lake Tarawera awaits you at Solitaire Lodge. You'll be 0.1 km (0.1 mi) from Lake Tarawera and 7.7 km (4.8 mi) from Buried Village. Highlights at this boutique lodge include in-room free WiFi, free Internet, and balconies.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 9 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy separate bathtubs and showers, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water. Dining in is an option with room service, and minibars provide free refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and slippers, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Additionally, ceiling fans, safes, and hair dryers are available.

A day of pampering can include massages and body wraps. At the lodge's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 5-star Lake Tarawera lodge, you'll be 22.1 km (13.8 mi) from Whakarewarewa: The Living Maori Village and 39.9 km (24.8 mi) from Lake Rotoiti.

Executive Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$1,609* Per night/room 1 Feb. - 2 Feb.

Villa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Tarawera Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Solitaire Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Solitaire Lodge ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Solitaire Lodge

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 27 Jan. 2015

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and a garden are also featured at the luxury Solitaire Lodge. Free self parking is available. This 5-star Lake Tarawera lodge is smoke free.

  • 1 floor
  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1980
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

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

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Rotorua (ROT-Rotorua Regional) (25.3 km / 15.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Solitaire Lodge offers 9 accommodations with free minibar items and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2016.

  • Private balcony
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Onsite venue - restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 25
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 8:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 650.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 650.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the lodge before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This Lodge property is rated 5 stars.

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