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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 52 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.

The George has been welcoming guests since Mar 30, 2010
Hotel chain/brand: Small Luxury Hotels of the World

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.

Breakfast Info


Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose The George

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi there, is room service available? And can you get Netflix on the television? Thank you!
    Good morning, Thank you for your message. The George has 24 hour room service available. To watch Netflix on our hotel TVs you must have a Netflix account (your own account) Thank you Kind regards Kay Bergman Reservations
    Answered on June 23, 2021
  • Tesla car charging complimentary?
    Good morning, Our Tesla car charging is complimentary. Kind regards Kay Bergman Reservations Manager
    Answered on January 24, 2021
  • Walk-in shower ??
    Good Morning, I am pleased to advise that our "Executive Accessible" room type have a walk-in shower, and are are wheelchair accessible room type. Kind regards, Morgana.
    Answered on November 16, 2020
  • Hi. Can you put an extra bed in the room for child who is 6 years old
    Good afternoon, We can place a rollaway bed in our Premium Executive rooms, Junior & Park Suites for a 6 year old child. There is a cost for the additional bed.
    Answered on June 28, 2021
  • Do you charge for parking?
    Good morning, We do not charge for car parking. Kind regards Kay Bergman Reservations Manager
    Answered on July 28, 2022
Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    50 BISTRO

    Food: Local

Amenities of The George
  • Garden
  • Cycling
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
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
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The George takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


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 are considered 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
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
NZD 76 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
NZD 76 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


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

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

The fine print

Due to recent New Zealand Government policy announcements, we would like to advise our guests that once New Zealand enters the COVID-19 Protection Framework system (otherwise known as the traffic light system) on the 3rd of December 2021 we will be requiring all guests entering our hotel facilities to produce their vaccine pass. This includes our restaurant, public areas, event and meeting facilities and accommodations.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The George by:

    • Taxi 25min

  • 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 is 2,950 feet from the center of Christchurch.

  • The George has 1 restaurant:

    • 50 BISTRO

  • Room options at The George include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Twin
    • Suite

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

  • Guests staying at The George can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

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

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