The George

The George

Centrally located on beautiful Christchurch Island, the George is the ideal location for a luxury vacation in New Zealand. With stylishly comfortable guest rooms, award-winning restaurants and excellent opportunities for activities, it’s to be expected that this stunning hotel is soon to become a favourite return destination for visiting guests.

Elegantly appointed rooms

Take your pick from an elegant selection of lavishly proportioned guest rooms, all exceptionally finished in contemporary style. From the digital movie system and 42” LCD TV to the complimentary toiletries the rooms are well equipped with luxury amenities. Each of the 53 comfortable guest rooms are a shining example of luxury boutique hospitality and evoke and essence of being in your own private retreat with every comfort catered for.

Dine in style

Incredible gastronomy awaits your taste buds in this exquisite hotel. From the award-winning Pescatore Restaurant, serving international seasonal cuisine to the more contemporary culinary masterworks dished up at 50 Bistro, there is something to suit all tastes. This restaurant also offers al fresco dining on the terrace outside so you can dine in the natural splendour of the hotel’s stunning surroundings. An excellent selection of libations is also on offer from cool cocktails at sunset to an extensive wine cellar of local labels at the hotel bar.

Centrally-located amenities

As you’d anticipate in such a highly celebrated New Zealand hotel, the George offers plenty of opportunities for activities on your vacation. Centrally placed this luxury boutique destination is in easy walking distance of a versatile selection of experiences to be appreciated. Take a leisurely stroll around the Christchurch Botanical Gardens and discover inner tranquillity or take a decadent shopping spree and indulge yourself in the busy city centre. There are arts centres and theatres close by as well as the Christchurch Casino for a little excitement.

Escorted walks and hikes Excursions

before you go

Everything you need to know before planning your dream trip

The Essentials
Private Transfers are 15 minutes from Christchurch Airport / 53 Rooms / 2 awarding winning restaurants / Lounges & Bars / Hot Air Balloon & Scenic flight / Unique Experiences & Excursions
When to travel
December to February are the warmest months with July being the coldest, but the weather is pretty settled year-round.
How to get there
Air New Zealand offer services via Los Angeles and Emirates, Singapore Airline and Qantas all offer access via the Middle East and Far East. Flight times are around 27 hours with at least 1 stopover.

Our Destination Specialists


our destination specialist

Nina Lloyd Specialist area: Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Cruise & Europe 25 years in travel industry
Jo Abbott Specialist area: USA & Caribbean 28 years in travel industry
Zoe Dodd Specialist area: USA, Canada & Europe 20 years in travel industry

Have you ever wondered about the team behind your holiday? Our expert team are always on hand and invite you to give them a call to discuss your perfect holiday with Azure.

We are passionate about travel and that passion drives our desire to ensure you have your perfect holiday every time. Our promise to you is your best ever tailor-made holiday

01244 322770
Opening Hours
  • Monday - Friday- 9am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday - 9:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday- Closed

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