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    Solitaire Lodge

    16 Ronald Road | Lake Tarawera, Rotorua 3076, New Zealand
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
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    Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

    We were on a tour of New Zealand and this was our treat and was the best place we stayed. Room was perfect with plenty of space, great view and good bathroom. Staff and food all very good. Very small and great location. Dinner was...More

    1  Thank Rodkoi
    Reviewed 30 January 2017

    We stayed two nights in the basic room (#1) which was very comfortable and with a spectacular view of the lake and mountain. The lodge is set on a peninsula in an area of upscale summer homes. Not an isolated wilderness setting if that is...More

    1  Thank KauaiRobin
    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    This was a lovely property on a lake. Our room was large with one wall of windows. The food was excellent, especially desserts. Cocktails before dinner were included with our package and we had a very knowledgable sommelier.

    Thank Christine S
    Reviewed 17 January 2017

    I did extensive research before our trip to New Zealand and there was no stay that caused more consternation than Solitaire Lodge. It is very expensive relative to other hotels and resorts and from the reviews I knew it was a unique place but struggled...More

    Thank BH136
    Reviewed 4 January 2017

    it should have been the highlight of our newzealand-trip – so the three days at solitaire-lodge were thought as a christmas-gift to ourselves. overall we were rather disappointed. even the spacious rooms, delightfully situated above lake tarawera, could not offset mediocre servicestandards (mostly dedicated but...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 1,055 - USD 1,730 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Rotorua
    • #19 Family Hotel in Rotorua
    • #22 Luxury Hotel in Rotorua
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
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    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Rotorua District >
    • Rotorua
    • Also Known As
    • Solitaire Hotel Rotorua
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    BrendaK879
    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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