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The George - Christchurch's award-winning property

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Couples & Families

Operating since 1974 as one of New Zealand’s top hotels, The George is an award-winning property with luxury amenities and an eco-friendly, community-minded ethos.

Surrounded by manicured gardens, with views over the river and Hagley Park, the hotel is just a ten minute walk from the city’s thriving cultural hub, including museums, art galleries and the Botanic Gardens.

Known for their impeccable service, The George offers an intimate experience with their one-to-one staff to guest ratio and attentive, personalised service.

Elegantly furnished with modernist styling and contemporary local artwork, The George has a range of 53 rooms and suites to suit couples and families.

Designed for ultimate comfort, the luxurious rooms features include custom-made furniture and underfloor heating, while the sophisticated suites include separate lounge areas and balconies with panoramic views.

The jewel of The George is The Residence, a three-bedroom private villa offering a supreme exclusive luxury experience. 

Set in the hotel’s gardens, adjacent to the main building, the villa includes a kitchen, library, dining room and French doors opening on to the tranquil garden.

The George houses two award-winning restaurants, 50 Bistro and Pescatore, offering the best in local produce across a range of fine dining and neo-bistro menus.

Call us on +44 117 313 3300 to start planning your holiday, we’re looking forward to hearing from you


The property

The George Hotel is a world class hotel offering the best in service, location and dining. Designed for superb comfort, the elegant 53 rooms and suites are decorated with luxurious amenities and stylish detail.Couples will sink into a relaxed haven with rooms featuring custom-made furniture, heated mirrors, underfloor heating, bathrobes, and plush bedding. Families will relish the spacious suites with California King beds, separate lounge areas, Bose entertainment systems, and balconies overlooking the gorgeous Avon River and Hagley Park.

The Residence is a three-bedroom standalone villa, and the ultimate private luxury accommodation. Built in the 1950s, the opulent furnishings include wooden panellings and marble benchtops, combined with high-tech modern amenities.  There are two onsite award-winning restaurants and a stylish lounge bar.  50 Bistro offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and high tea, with modern New Zealand cuisine showcasing the best  local produce, while Pescatore is a fine dining experience with a range of exquisite degustation menus specialising in seafood.


The hotel features custom-made furniture, underfloor heating, complimentary car parking, electric vehicle and Tesla charging stations, and tranquil gardens.


There are two award-winning restaurants and a stylish lounge bar on site, with 50 Bistro offering a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere and modern cuisine, while Pescatore is a fine dining experience with a focus on seafood.

Why Wayfairer

The George operates with a strong commitment to cultural and environmental preservation and community support. With a Qualmark Envirogold rating and a dedicated Caring Luxury program, the hotel runs a range of fantastic initiatives. Their eco-friendly practices include water conservation efforts, waste reduction and recycling, energy management, and a commitment to reducing their carbon footprint. They regularly contribute to a host of fantastic charities, support local artists with their incredible art collection, and always aim to use local suppliers and craftspeople.

Call us on +44 117 313 3300 to start planning your holiday, we’re looking forward to hearing from you


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our specialist team on +44 117 313 3300