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New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel

Widely accepted as “The Oscars of the Travel Industry”, World Travel Awards celebrates its’ 20th Anniversary this year and is recognised globally as the ultimate travel accolade, its aim to celebrate those brands that are pushing the boundaries of industry … Continue reading

Good News Month

It has been a month of positive feedback for the team at The George, beginning with an award from Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), naming the hotel The Favourite SLH City Centre Hotel (Asia Pacific) as voted by … Continue reading

New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel

World Travel Awards 2012 The George is delighted to have been voted New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel in the World Travel Awards, 2012. The awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide and the accolade recognises the commitment … Continue reading

Cuisine Restaurant of the Year Awards 2012

For the 3rd year in a row The George’s signature restaurant, Pescatore, has been rated the top Christchurch restaurant in the Cuisine Restaurant of the Year Awards and is one of the top four restaurants in the South Island. Of … Continue reading

ARDENZ Hotel Receptionist of the Year

Mainland Regional Competition 2012 ARDENZ (Association of Rooms Division Executives of New Zealand) held their annual Mainland Regional contest of the 2012 Receptionist of the Year competition in Christchurch on Friday 27 July. The Hotel Receptionist of the Year competition … Continue reading

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012

The George, New Zealand’s Top City Hotel 2012 Christchurch hotel, The George, is delighted to be included in Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards again in 2012. The George secured New Zealand’s Top City Hotel 2012, with only two New … Continue reading

Dear Bruce


Great news. I can bearly contain my excitement, we now, at long last, have received clearance to publish the photograph from the day we went to a secret location on Inch Island where they are carrying out some experiments with … Continue reading

More feathers in the Zane Neustroski cap

Zane Neustroski, Apprentice Chef at The George’s signature restaurant Pescatore, has been selected to travel with the New Zealand Culinary Team to attend the Billy Gallagher Junior Chefs Forum. The Junior Chefs Forum is part of the World Association of … Continue reading

Better, Stronger…

Regrettably, The George will be closed for business from Tuesday 10 April until Friday 8 June to carry out non-urgent but necessary cosmetic repair work. The work involves lifting and replacing the parquetry floors throughout the ground floor of the … Continue reading

Bruce Garrett HM Awards New Zealand General Manager

Up against nine other leading General Managers from around the country, Bruce Garrett of The George Christchurch wins the New Zealand General Manager at the Hotel Management (HM) Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence. Now in its 9th year this … Continue reading