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Centrally located in pretty Christchurch, overlooking Hagley Park and the River Avon, the George is a luxurious 5-star boutique hotel. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi. The George, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has 53 stylish and comfortable guest rooms. All of the accommodations is spacious, features contemporary furnishings and has a modern bathroom. Guests can enjoy a great range of modern in-room amenities including 42” LCD TV, digital movie system and complimentary bathroom toiletries. 50 Bistro is an award-winning restaurant at the property, which serves contemporary cuisine and also offers al fresco dining on the terrace. The George is within easy reach of the city center and its arts center, restaurants and theaters. Christchurch Botanic Gardens is also on your doorstep. Christchurch Casino is just a 3-minute walk away. The George has repeatedly been recognized as ‘New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel’ from 2006-2010 and 2012-2020.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
or
2 twin beds
1 king bed
or
2 twin beds
1 king bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
8.8
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Louise
    United States of America United States of America
    The George was beautiful! Upon entering we were immediately pleased with our choice. Fast and friendly check in. Easy parking right out front. Our room was beautiful and so comfortable! Lovely view of the trees. Great temperature control and...
  • Regina
    United States of America United States of America
    Friendly service oriented staff and nice sitting area in lobby. The room was awesome. Very stylish, comfortable and spacious. The restaurant had good food & it was wonderful to have the opportunity to eat there after our long travel day.
  • Rommel
    United States of America United States of America
    Great location- next to the gardens and walking distance to lots of dining/CBD. Excellent service by the friendly staff. Nice touch with the ‘gifted’ Bear named George.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • 50 BISTRO
    • Cuisine
      Local

Amenities of The George
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
NZD 82.50 per child, per night
Crib upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
NZD 82.50 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB American Express Cash Debit card The George accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that there is a 2.5% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Additional beds are roll-away beds.

FAQs about The George

  • The George is 2,950 feet from the center of Christchurch. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at The George may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The George has 1 restaurant:

    • 50 BISTRO

  • Check-in at The George is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at The George include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Twin
    • Suite

  • The George offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Fitness
    • Bicycle rental