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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 free breakfast, a restaurant, and free self parking.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with satellite channels, and all 9 rooms feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and balconies. 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, separate bathtubs and showers, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water 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. Full breakfast is available for free.

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 43.2 km (26.8 mi) from Lake Rotoiti.

Executive Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$1,392* Per night/room 16 Jul. - 17 Jul.

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. Free breakfast is available. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. 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
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast.

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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

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

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.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts

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

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

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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