About Us

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 Christchurch 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.

The Hotel is named after Sir George Seymour, one of the First Four Ships to arrive in Canterbury in 1850, carrying immigrants from the United Kingdom. Our pioneering forefathers spirit of visionary entrepreneurship helped Christchurch to grow to what it is today – a city of refreshing beauty which has established itself as one of New Zealand’s foremost destinations.

Prior to being called The George, it has variably been called the Arlington Motor Lodge (1974), the Avon Park Motor Hotel (1977), the Park Hotel (1982) and latterly The George (1987)

The George Christchurch is managed by Brook Serene & Co. Ltd, a company which is itself owned by Toranomon Jitsugyo Kaikan Co. Limited (TJK). The Owner is Mr Moriyasu Kawamura.

What our patrons say

Beautiful place, excellent service, comfortable room, not far for the center and excellent assistance with the information. I will recommend all passenger to visit The George.

Great room, great service,great food, very comfortable decor, bathroom roomy with all the amenities,great service from the moment we arrived.

You tick every single box, superb staff, wonderful room, amazing restaurant. Mum and Dad absolutely loved their stay with you. You spoilt them. From our family to yours, thank you!

We stayed in one of the Park View suites. Amazing view though the autumnal willows to the Avon River. Truly wonderful colours as the sun set. The Park suites have to be one of the best hotel rooms in Christchurch.