• A delightful hotel that always makes you fee llike you're coming home
  • The George Bear – he arrives at turn down and stays with you, and he's even got his own blog
  • It overlooks Hagley Park – cross the road and go for a stroll along the banks of the beautiful Avon River

The George is a luxury boutique hotel in the centre of the city in a peaceful location overlooking Hagley Park and the River Avon. The 53 architect-designed guest rooms and suites have stylish interiors and the award-winning restaurant Pescatore can lay claim to one of New Zealand’s best contemporary dining experiences.

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The George is peacefully tucked away beside Hagley Park and close to all of Christchurch’s charms. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the hotel is the only accommodation in the city with a one-to-one guest to staff ratio so expect flawless service. The 53 guest rooms and suites are gloriously chic and contemporary, featuring king beds, 42” flatscreens and underfloor heating while The Residence, adjacent to the main building, is a carefully restored 1950’s villa with the soothing ambience of a country lodge. The aforementioned attentive service is best experienced in the property’s two award-winning restaurants, for formal dining with experimental flair and innovatively designed dishes.   


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