The George

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Christchurch, New Zealand

Nestled in delightful gardens in the heart of Christchurch, overlooking the picturesque Hagley Park and river Avon, The George is Christchurch’s most exclusive hotel. Stylish interiors feature artwork from some of New Zealand’s finest contemporary artists.

This luxury boutique hotel offers impeccable service with a one-to-one staff to guest ratio, top-notch cuisine and an intimate ambience. It will appeal to couples and families seeking a peaceful and relaxing urban sanctuary.

The George provides 53 spacious and stylish rooms and suites designed to maximise comfort. Each room features contemporary décor, elegant furnishings, luxurious bathrooms and all-modern amenities. For those wishing to indulge, the recently refurbished Park Suites are the height of luxury and offer stunning views over the park and river. Some suites come with balconies.

The hotel is home to two award-winning restaurants, each offering unique culinary adventures. Enjoy mouthwatering contemporary cuisine in a relaxed setting at the elegant 50 Bistro or sublime fine dining with panoramic views at signature restaurant Pescatore. The dégustation menu is a must.

The George makes the ideal base from which to explore the area and is moments from the Cultural Precinct and key attractions including the Botanic Gardens, Canterbury Museum and Christchurch Art Gallery. Thrilling experiences such as a balloon ride or helicopter flight can be arranged.

The George is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Christchurch into a greater New Zealand or Australasian holiday. Take a look at The Finest of New Zealand’s North and South Islands as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

The George Information

  • Location: 9 km from Christchurch International Airport
  • Accommodation: 53 rooms and suites
  • Activities: Balloon rides, Helicopter flights, Visit the Botanic Gardens, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch Art Gallery
  •  Facilities:  Coffee Shop, Bar, Restaurant, Bistro, Meeting and conference facilities, Wedding facilities
  • Weather: The best time to travel is from September to May. 
  • Children: Welcome
  • Price Guide: From USD 390 for 1 night in an Executive Room, for two pax

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