Author Archives: The George

A fresh new look for The Residence

The Residence at The George has undergone a major refurbishment. This gracious three-bedroom character villa has been restored to the highest standards and is the pinnacle of luxury accommodation. It was originally built in the 1950’s by architects Helmore and … Continue reading

Champagne Taste on a Spy’s Budget

When one mentions James Bond images of martinis, fast cars, beautiful women, and of course Bollinger Champagne are conjured. To celebrate Bollinger’s association with the Bond movies and the latest release, the famous Champagne house created a limited edition ‘007 … Continue reading

New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2015

Christchurch hotel, The George, is delighted to have been voted New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel in the World Travel Awards, 2015. The awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide and the accolade recognises the commitment to excellence … Continue reading

The George welcomes two luxury properties to growing portfolio

Christchurch’s luxury boutique hotel, The George is adding two high-end properties under its growing Brook Serene Hotel Management portfolio. Hotel Montreal , Christchurch’s only other Qualmark five-star property opened in 2014, will become part of the portfolio from July 31. … Continue reading

2015 New Zealand Beef + Lamb Ambassador Chef

Reon Hobson, Pescatore’s Chef de Cuisine, is honoured as one of the six New Zealand chefs to be named a Beef + Lamb New Zealand Ambassador chef for 2015. Ambassadors are chosen for showing outstanding gastronomic talent and are leaders … Continue reading

New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel

Christchurch hotel, The George, is delighted to have been voted New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel in the World Travel Awards, 2014. The awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide and the accolade recognises the commitment to excellence … Continue reading

From Russia with Love

Boutique luxury hotel, The George, is excited to announce the appointment of its new executive chef, Glen Cooper. Glen joins The George with an outstanding kitchen pedigree and an extraordinary background at the cutting edge of 5 star hotel cuisine. … Continue reading