The George, Christchurch

The George, a luxury boutique hotel, is the essence of supreme comfort and is renowned for offering a personalised stay and attentive staff.

Located in the heart of Christchurch overlooking the picturesque Hagley Park and river Avon you will find peaceful accommodation just steps from the cultural precinct and key attractions. Impeccable service in an intimate ambience is guaranteed at The George, the only Christchurch Hotel with a one-to-one staff to guest ratio.

Rated 5 stars The George is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. In 2012 & 2010 it was recognised as ‘New Zealand’s #1 City Hotel’ in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards and was ‘New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel’ from 2006 to 2010 & 2012 and ‘Australasia’s Leading Boutique Hotel’ 2010, in the World Travel Awards.

Enter the luxurious world of fine dining at The George. Here, the chefs delight with their skillfully prepared innovative cuisine at two award-winning restaurants, 50 Bistro and Pescatore. With a range of function rooms The George is an ideal conference venue and also excels as a wedding venue as it offers beautiful gardens, a fabulous location, attentive service and stunning food.

With its long-standing reputation, and panoramic views over Hagley Park, Pescatore is one of New Zealand’s best contemporary dining experiences. Its minimalist approach to formal dining is thoughtfully comfortable and uncluttered. Chef de Cuisine, Reon Hobson creates unique conceptual cuisine, which at its core has a passionate respect for ingredients. Designed to engage the senses the menu builds an emotionally rich experience triggering long held food memories. Seasonal menus are matched with top vintages from Pescatore’s comprehensive wine list, honoured by Wine Spectator magazine as being one of the most outstanding restaurant lists in the world. Pescatore offers a private dining room as well as a number of dining options.

Contact info

Location 50 Park Terrace, Christchurch 8013
phone 03 379 4560
fax 03 366 6747


name Bruce Garrett
General Manager
DDI 03 371 0252


name Nathan Maynard
Food & Beverage Manager
DDI 03 371 0278


name Daniel Dunne
Conference Co-ordinator
DDI 03 371 0255


name Jan Stuart
Director of Sales & Marketing
DDI 03 371 0252