We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
30/10/2017 31/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Solitaire Lodge

    16 Ronald Road | Lake Tarawera, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    30/10/2017 31/10/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$1,395US$1,439
    View Deal
    Traveller (94)
    Room & Suite (45)
    Dining (10)
    Holiday Inn Rotorua
    868 reviews
    #19 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Princes Gate Hotel
    806 reviews
    #26 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua
    9 reviews
    #70 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Regal Palms 5 Star City Resort
    481 reviews
    #5 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Overview
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good8%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Wheelchair access
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Babysitting
    5.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Holiday Inn Rotorua
    868 reviews
    #19 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Princes Gate Hotel
    806 reviews
    #26 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua
    9 reviews
    #70 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Regal Palms 5 Star City Resort
    481 reviews
    #5 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Rooms
    30 Oct31 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$1,395.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Rotorua hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "d4a66f2ce7be439da6a62878696bf0ea", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":256772,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[34428606],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":31,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":1395,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"d4a66f2ce7be439da6a62878696bf0ea","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":1439,"lowestMetaPrice":1395,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":1439,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":1439,"lowestMetaPrice":1395,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":1439,"hotelName":"Solitaire Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImQ0YTY2ZjJjZTdiZTQzOWRhNmE2Mjg3ODY5NmJmMGVhIiwiQUlLIjoiYTc2MzBlN2JjMDBlNDdmYjk5ZDdkZTUxMDg1MGNiMjgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "30/10/2017", "checkOut": "31/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$1,395", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"79396570":"CheapTicketsEWS","34428606":"Hotwire","32593042":"Expedia","79791253":"AgodaIB","109259515":"HotelsCom2IB","39689927":"BookingCom","54217248":"TravelocityEWS","63389785":"IB_SiteMinder_1FumN2R"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (143)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 127 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Lodge is set on a small peninsula on Lake Tarawera, which means that it is very private and serene but also has spectacular views. I could feel the tension melt away after our long and tortuous trip (missed connection, confusion at Sydney immigration because...More

    Thank Alaskatravel1234
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a terrific stay at the Solitaire Lodge. Extremely comfortable room and excellent food. The Lodge structure is a sort of classic ‘80s architecture, now a bit dated, but warm, welcoming and very relaxing. It felt like we’d been invited to someone’s comfortable country...More

    Thank RDM888
    Reviewed 12 August 2017

    It is true that Solitaire is showing it's age and does not provide the amenities and modernity of some of the North Island's alternative 'five star' lodges, but the setting and intimacy the property affords with the lake and the volcanic mountains is unmatched. To...More

    2  Thank Gartartan
    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    My wife and I decided to take a short break in New Zealand and selected Solitaire Lodge primarily because it was an easy 3 hour drive from Auckland. We certainly made the right choice. Our hosts, Wayne and Ingrid, were wonderful from the moment we...More

    1  Thank Russell M
    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    We took the Solitaire Suite which had two rooms and also took the thermal spa pool experience in the morning, which was excellent. The rooms were extremely well appointed and comfortable with a great view over the lake. Dinner, canapes and drinks were all superb...More

    1  Thank SingaporePhill
    Holiday Inn Rotorua
    868 reviews
    #19 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Princes Gate Hotel
    806 reviews
    #26 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua
    9 reviews
    #70 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    Regal Palms 5 Star City Resort
    481 reviews
    #5 of 92 hotels in Rotorua
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$1,252 - US$1,733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
    • #19 Family Hotel in Rotorua
    • #21 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Cheap Tickets, Hotwire, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly and Evoline ltd so you can book your Solitaire Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
    • Also Known As
    • Solitaire Hotel Rotorua
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (94)
    Room & Suite (45)
    Dining (10)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (70)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Nearby
    Regal Palms 5 Star City Resort
    481 reviews
    7.71 miles away
     
    Lake Okareka Lodge by lebua
    9 reviews
    2.15 miles away
     
    Princes Gate Hotel
    806 reviews
    8.01 miles away
     
    Holiday Inn Rotorua
    868 reviews
    7.55 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery
    490 reviews
    7.35 miles away
    Mokoia Restaurant
    303 reviews
    6.21 miles away
    Great Spice Indian Takeaway
    44 reviews
    5.76 miles away
    Sequoia Eatery Rotorua
    117 reviews
    6.54 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Totally Tarawera
    277 reviews
    2.78 miles away
    Blue Lake Track
    528 reviews
    3.59 miles away
    Buried Village of Te Wairoa
    840 reviews
    3.41 miles away
    Lake Okareka Walkway
    58 reviews
    2.67 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    BrendaK879
    28 August 2016|
    Answer
    Response from waynetomlinson | Property representative |
    Hello Brenda, Thank you for your enquiry and interest in dining with us at Solitaire Lodge in January. I am happy to email you sample dinner and lunch menus. We offer a three course Lunch at $75.00 per person, while Dinner... More
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "All the rooms have spectacular views - ask for lake or volcano."
    Read review
    "We loved the Tarawera Suite"
    Read review
    "Room number 4 has the tub on the deck. The others do not. We had room number 1 and loved it! Beautiful..."
    Read review
    "great hotel in an amazing location"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing