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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Excellent hotel. Superb location in easy walking distance of many things. Staff were really friendly and service was very good. The rooms were spacious and comfortable with all amenities. We would certainly stay here again.

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TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at The George Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear 676angie We are happy to hear you enjoyed a pleasant stay with us recently and that you found our rooms and amenities and particularly the service from our team, to your satisfaction. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. Kind regards Bruce Garrett General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The George is a good quality boutique hotel well situated at a 10 minute walk into the city centre. The rooms are very quiet and comfortable. The bar and restaurants are pleasant and the food good. Staff are all friendly and attentive. Highly recommend.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The Hotel staff were exceptionally professional, with assistance offered with luggage. All of the food was excellent. The location is fantastic - with great views of the river from some of the rooms, and it is within walking or Tram distance to the centre of Christchurch.

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TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at The George Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear barbarasP2361TK We are delighted to hear that the service you received from our team, the comfort of your room and the meals you enjoyed whilst staying with us recently left a positive impression on you. We do hope we will have another opportunity to welcome you back on a future visit. Thank you for taking the time to post...

Cheshire, England
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We spent our last evening at The George following a two week tour of South Island and, in hindsight, wish we could have stayed longer. Its website accurately describes this as a luxury boutique hotel and that it most certainly is. Situated literally across the road from the green open space of Hagley Park (and just a short drive from...

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TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at The George Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Brian&Jill We are thrilled to receive your positive review and to hear that every aspect of your recent stay with us met, and hopefully exceeded, your expectations. It is very pleasing that you feel our website accurately reflects what we offer our guests and that your dining experience in 50 Bistro, the comfort of your room, our location and...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 April 2016

One of the best hotels we have ever stayed in--and we are frequent travelers! The reception area is welcoming and the staff delightful. The room was comfortable and offered all of the necessary amenities in a stylish and contemporary manner. Breakfast was great! Loved the guest laundry.

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TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at The George Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear CWBT It is wonderful to hear you rate us as one of the best hotels you have stayed in and we are especially pleased to receive your positive feedback on the welcoming service you received from our team, your room and its amenities, the breakfast you enjoyed and also that you took advantage of our complimentary guest laundry. We...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Our overall experience was very good. The rooms were beautiful and looked like they had been recently renovated. Only one restaurant was open, but the food was great. Portions were small, but presentation and taste were wonderful. The only issue was the last night when we happened to get a very group in the room above us the last night....

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TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at The George Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Bugsyapk We are pleased to hear that overall you had an enjoyable experience with us recently and that your room and the meal you enjoyed in 50 Bistro met with your satisfaction. We are however concerned to hear of the disturbances you encountered on your last night with us from the room above. We have since held discussions internally...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent hotel. We stayed for one night while stopping through Christchurch. Beds were clean and comfy, room temperature was comfy, shower had decent water pressure. Service was unbelievably fast and efficient; every thing we called down for, (a salad, a shaving kit, toothbrushes) was delivered in 5-10 minutes. They quickly made us takeaway Americanos so we could hit the road...

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TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at The George Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear nac212 We are thrilled to know that all aspects of your recent stay with us met with your expectations and that you particularly appreciated the comfort of your room and its amenities, the service you received from all our team, our complimentary guest car-parking and our location. We hope we might welcome you back in the future and thank...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Beautiful, luxurious hotel located across the road from the beautiful Hagley Park, with easy walking tracks and the botanical gardens. Close to the CBD , cafes and restaurants. Friendly helpful staff. I would highly recommend staying here.

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TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at The George Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear wayneg212 We are very pleased to receive your positive description of our property and to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation and for taking the time to post your review. Kind regards Bruce Garrett General Manager

St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This is a lovely hotel in a good location with friendly and efficient staff. The room and bathroom are very well appointed and comfortable The food in 50 Bistro was great too I loved free gift of a George bear too, a very nice touch which means I'll certainly remember this hotel

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TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at The George Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear Lisa C We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us and to know that the friendly service you received from our team, the meals you enjoyed in 50 Bistro and our little memento of your time with us, George Bear, all left a positive impression on you. Thank you for taking the time to post...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Well located with superior appointments.One of those unique small private hotels. It's got everything, restaurants in house and nearby with the sightseeing trams also close.I would definitely return here.

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TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at The George Christchurch, responded to this review

Dear 534desh Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay with us. We are delighted that everything during your stay met with your expectations and we do hope we will have another opportunity to welcome you back on a future visit. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Kind regards Bruce Garrett General Manager

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The George is the essence of supreme comfort. Its 53 spacious rooms are designed with a stylish eye for detail, complete with luxury amenities. With a one-to-one ratio of staff to guests, impeccable service is guaranteed. In 2013, 2012 and 2010 it was recognised as ‘New Zealand’s #1 City Hotel’ in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, was New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel’ 2006 – 2010 & 2012 – 2013 in the World Travel Awards. The George offers discerning travellers superb comfort and individual attention in an intimate ambiance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The George Christchurch

Address: 50 Park Terrace, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: €213 - €522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The George Christchurch 5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
The George Christchurch Hotel Christchurch
The George Hotel Christchurch
George Hotel Christchurch
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Christchurch
#3 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#6 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#7 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#15 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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“We had no complaints about any room from anyone on our tour”
 of 5 bubbles pcr1168, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a park view room.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterRL_12, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room over the front entrance overlooks the fountains”
 of 5 bubbles HelenS731, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the 'garden', not the best of views but the room was very comfortable and the amenities modern”
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“Park Suite looking over looking Hagley Park”
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