The George, Christchurch, New Zealand
Picturesquely located near the lovely Hagley Park and just a stone's throw from Cathedral Square, this very individual boutique hotel is just a step away from all the key attractions including the tram, arts market, restaurants, theatres and gardens. The George has 53 spacious guest rooms furnished with understated elegance, many of which feature balconies from which to take in views of the city. As a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, The George boasts two restaurants — Pescatore and 50 Bistro — that rate among the best in New Zealand.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Making the great traverse of the Southern Alps, the TranzAlpine train links Christchurch on the Pacific with Greymouth on the Tasman Sea, in a spectacular journey lasting four and a half hours.