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    Solitaire Lodge

    16 Ronald Road | Lake Tarawera, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

    Booked for lunch. Asked if we had any dislikes. Welcomed at door. A table and view to die for. Delicious entré of smoked salmon followed by steak cooked to perfection. My wife had the fish. All dishes with a subtle twist but not overpowering. Brûlée,...More

    Thank Michael B
    Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

    My husband and I were travelling across NZ (both islands) for an entire month, staying in luxury lodges. The Solitaire website looked inviting, the Trip Advisor reviews were mostly excellent, so we had high expectations from this property. The location is really incredible with the...More

    5  Thank Laura B
    Reviewed 18 February 2016

    Totally enjoyed our three nights at Solitaire despite awful weather. The Solitaire Suite has amazing unobstructed views of the lake and historic volcano from both the living room and bedroom areas, with floor to ceiling windows and comfortable furnishings. Service was great - attentive and...More

    Thank ajmia111
    Reviewed 15 February 2016

    Solitaire is really a boarding house with public rooms decorated in a late 1950s UK style in various shades of beige. It has a nice terrace with tables and chairs resembling a pub garden but which could do with an overhaul. It does however have...More

    1  Thank Telex2U
    Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

    Wayne and Ingrid Tomlinson run a grand and comfortable establishment at Solitaire. Located right on Lake Tarawera not far from Rotorua and a variety of thermal features and Maori history. David, their chef does really wonderful things and Ronaldo offered good advice about the many...More

    Thank erparf
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    • US$1,037 - US$1,529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
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    BrendaK879
    Hi there - are you available for casual dinners/bar etc? Staying at Lake Tarawera in Jan. but not at Solitaire.
    28 August 2016|
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    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
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    "We loved the Tarawera Suite"
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    "Room number 4 has the tub on the deck. The others do not. We had room number 1 and loved it! Beautiful..."
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    "great hotel in an amazing location"
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    "Rooms 1-3 have lake views (some of the others look at the lagoon). 2 and 3 are farther from the public..."
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