Christchurch's The George is the essence of supreme comfort, a luxury, contemporary hotel with individual attention in an intimate ambience, just moments from the heart of New Zealand's garden city opposite Hagley Park.
The George is the perfect property for a city stopover
The rooms are modern, spacious and supremely comfortable
Wonderful views across to the open expanse of Hagley Park
The walls are adorned with fantastic, contemporary New Zealand art
Located within walking distance of Christchurch’s city centre and opposite Hagley Park, The George is designed with stylish attention to detail complete with all luxury amenities and with a one-to-one ratio of staff to guests, impeccable service is guaranteed.
Stay in a modern, neutral and elegant suite or room with the latest technology and carefully selected furnishings combined to ensure all creature comforts are taken care of. Attention to detail and special touches are key here and The George is home to a series of lithographs by one of New Zealand’s finest contemporary artists Ralph Hotere, as well as works by John Pule and Stepen Gleeson.
Both award winning restaurants at The George serve simple classic cuisine, with a contemporary twist and clean fresh flavours. The sleek interior of Pescatore matches the chef's fresh, conceptual approach to food in the iconic Christchurch restaurant and at 50 On The Park a relaxing ambience and exquisite cuisine can be enjoyed both inside and out on the terrace.
From The George, Christchurch and all its glories are easily accessible as the hotel is centrally located. Take one of the hotel's mountain bikes and explore the city or take the historic tram from site to site. The Waipara wine region and wonderful locations for hiking and biking are all easily accessible from the city and make great day trips.
When to visit
To make you feel really at home, The George gives all their guests a little teddy bear at bedtime for you to take with you on your travels.
The George Hotel is located on Park Terrace opposite Hagley Park and the picturesque Avon River, within easy walking distance of Christchurch centre.
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