Solitaire Lodge

Solitaire Lodge

Situated just three hours’ drive from Auckland on a stunning lakeside peninsula, Solitaire Lodge is the ideal destination to recharge on a luxurious holiday in New Zealand. With spacious suites, gourmet dining and outstanding opportunities for activities, it’s to be expected that you will have an unforgettable experience at this sensational locale.

Your home from home

There is an abundance of beautifully proportioned suites on offer here at Solitaire Lodge. All are perfectly finished and fitted with supremely comfortable king-sized beds and complimentary drinks and snacks. Discover your inner peace and outstanding views from your own private balcony. The residences on offer at Solitaire Lodge each perfectly evoke a sense of luxurious privacy and are thoughtfully equipped with exquisite Molton Brown toiletries and walk in power-showers.

Gastronomic delights

Gourmet dining is the order of the day at this luxury lodge. Enjoy an aperitif while you mingle with like-minded guests before dinner. The open plan kitchen allows you an exciting chance to view the chefs at work as the carry out feats of culinary wizardry. The smart restaurant offers an excellent set menu from pristine white table cloths. Local produce is always used including eggs, vegetables and honey. If you catch fish yourself, you can have them prepared, cooked and brought to your table as sashimi or just perfectly baked. Hearty breakfasts are available every day.

Opportunities for adventure

It comes as no surprise that such a celebrated hotel as the Solitaire Lodge offers a bountiful array of amenities. Among other enthralling activities, you can take in the stunning scenery from the skies on a helicopter ride, take a spin out in a speedboat to a hidden pool for bathing or fish the lake’s blue waters for trout. Fishing gear, kayaks and dinghies are free to guests. An in-room spa treatment service is available on request.

before you go

Everything you need to know before planning your dream trip

The Essentials
Private transfers are 30 minutes from Rotorua Airport / 9 Suites / 1 Restaurant & Bar / Spa / Helicopter Tours / Guided Walks / Fishing
When to travel
December to February are the warmest months with July being the coldest, but the weather is pretty settled year-round.
How to get there
Air New Zealand offer services via Los Angeles and Emirates, Singapore Airline and Qantas all offer access via the Middle East and Far East. Flight times are around 27 hours with at least 1 stopover.

Our Destination Specialists


our destination specialist

Nina Lloyd Specialist area: Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Cruise & Europe 25 years in travel industry
Jo Abbott Specialist area: USA & Caribbean 28 years in travel industry
Zoe Dodd Specialist area: USA, Canada & Europe 20 years in travel industry

Have you ever wondered about the team behind your holiday? Our expert team are always on hand and invite you to give them a call to discuss your perfect holiday with Azure.

We are passionate about travel and that passion drives our desire to ensure you have your perfect holiday every time. Our promise to you is your best ever tailor-made holiday

01244 322770
Opening Hours
  • Monday - Friday- 9am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday - 9:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday- Closed

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