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Solitaire Lodge

Rotorua, New Zealand


Solitaire Lodge, one of New Zealand’s premiere luxury lodges, enjoys breath-taking views over Lake Tarawera with a lush natural bush and volcanic landscape backdrop. From the moment you enter below the Lodge’s vintage beams, the shade sails beckon you through and your adventure begins. The main lounge yields a spectacular vista due to the lodge’s extraordinary location.


Located just twenty minutes’ drive from the city of Rotorua and Rotorua International Airport, car hire is highly recommended enabling you the freedom to explore neighbouring destinations and attractions at your leisure. Rotorua is a leisurely three-hour drive from the gateway city of Auckland, and a five to six-hour drive from New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington. Chauffeured and helicopter transfers are available on request.
Map co-ordinates: -38.169947, 176.394315


Solitaire Lodge has 10 newly refurbished, luxurious suites. All feature panoramic views of the still, deep waters and magnificent volcano. Freestanding baths allow views over the lake while soaking. Complimentary mini bar, fruit and snacks are also at hand.
The subtle design brings the outdoors in, inviting you to unwind and soak up the peace and quiet of this tranquil setting. Renowned for its fine dining, Soli­taire lodge serves contemporary New Zealand cuisine prepared with fresh local pro­duce and complemented by superb New Zealand wines from selected vine­yards. 


  • Visit the natural thermal hot springs in which to soak and unwind.
  • Enjoy breath-taking views over Lake Tarawera with a lush natural bush and volcanic landscape backdrop.
  • Visit the traditional village life of indigenous Maori in geothermal settlements.
  • Observe their daily rituals, cooking, bathing and craft work.

At A Glimpse

Solitaire Lodge Rotorua, one of the first New Zealand luxury lodges, offers secluded luxury accommodation and attentive hosting from a spectacular lakeside location.

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