Make your reservations early as there are very few Expedia-listed hotels in or around the heart of Lake Tarawera.
The Solitaire Lodge, New Zealand, which is the nearest hotel, sits 4 miles from downtown Lake Tarawera. Another nearby alternative is the Peppers On The Point - Lake Rotorua, located in New Zealand, 13 miles from the center of Lake Tarawera.
You could investigate the Koura Lodge and also the Hamurana Lodge. The Koura Lodge is 13 miles away from the main part of Lake Tarawera. The Hamurana Lodge, is located 16 miles away. The Regent of Rotorua and also the Regal Palms Resort are two other recommended Expedia-listed hotels in Lake Tarawera.
Should you have the time, you could travel to other places in the North Island region. Check out North Island's art museums, nature museums and history museums. Those who love nature could also take the time to enjoy its beaches and coastal plains. Adventurous visitors might try their hand at snowboarding and skiing in this part of New Zealand.
The nearest accommodations in Rotorua are Horohoro and Whakarewarewa Hot Springs. Horohoro is 16 miles to the west of Lake Tarawera, while Whakarewarewa Hot Springs is 11 miles to the west. Hotels in Horohoro are the Treetops Lodge & Estate and Astelia Lodge. The Wylie Court and Silver Fern Accommodation & Spa are the hotels in Whakarewarewa Hot Springs.
Before you say goodbye to Rotorua, why not make sure you experience some local sport. Visit Rotorua International Stadium to the west of Lake Tarawera. If you are interested in staying close by, make a reservation in the City Lights Boutique Lodge or Lakeside City Apartments.