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The Residence

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From NZD 1,894.00

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Super Kings or 6 King Singles
  • 6 Guests
  • Complimentary Wifi

The Residence exudes the ambience of a country lodge, overlooking The George’s private gardens It provides access to full hotel services while offering the exclusivity of a 168sqm, 3-bedroom private villa. 

*Rates may vary from those advertised depending on your date of stay.

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It brings us immense joy to announce that, for the fourth consecutive year, The Residence has been honoured with the title of Oceania’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2023 in the prestigious annual World Travel Awards.

Nestled within the embrace of serene gardens.

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Nestled within the embrace of serene gardens, The Residence, a three-bedroom character villa, unfolds as a secluded haven, offering a tranquil escape for guests.  Tailored for multigenerational families or groups, it beckons those who seek to intertwine togetherness with individual freedom, creating an enchanting tapestry of shared moments and personal space. 

As a companion to the main structure, connected by a corridor, The Residence extends an invitation to partake in complete hotel indulgenceInfused with modern security measures, including surveillance cameras and motion-triggered lighting for energy efficiency, The Residence’s entry is a realm regulated by the grace of swipe card access, ensuring both security and seamless accessibility. 

Originally constructed in the 1950’s, the interior, designed by Neil McLachlan, prioritises retaining the period character of the property, fostering a sense of timeless classicism. Spanning three floors.

Daniel Dunne did a fantastic job helping to organise our wedding at The Residence. We loved it. The staff were so friendly and helpful, the food was amazing, and the venue perfect. Can’t recommend The George enough! Thank you again.

– Shannon & Roland
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Exclusive Retreat.

The grandeur of the entire three-bedroom villa exclusively yours. 

Discover tailored luxury at The Residence with three en-suite bedrooms and unlock an exclusive experience with private access to the ground floor amenities, kitchen, dining room, library, and enchanting hotel gardens.

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Embark on a tailored experience with our diverse room arrangements.  Each of the three en-suite bedrooms is available for individual stays, or venture into bespoke combinations – a charming one-bedroom suite, a harmonious two-bedroom haven with a shared living space.

Step into a realm where timeless elegance meets cutting-edge innovation.   The Residence, adorned with opulent furnishings reminiscent of a bygone era – from the intricate wooden wall paneling to the refined ceiling batons and luxurious marble benchtops – harmoniously integrates discreet, state-of-the-art technology. Embrace contemporary comforts within this fully insulated haven, boasting triple-glazed windows.  A sophisticated air-conditioning system delicately draws in fresh air from the outside, meticulously filtering impurities before embracing your chosen temperature, ensuring an atmosphere of unrivaled refinement. 

Elevating your stay to unprecedented levels of comfort, The Residence extends a symphony of indulgences. Luxuriate in underfloor bathroom heating, demist mirrors for pristine reflections, and ultra-high-definition TVs with a bounty of over 50 channels via SKY Select. 

Engage with the ambience through touch-sensitive light switches, while a cutting-edge automation system orchestrates heating, sound, lighting, and curtains with effortless precision.  Seamlessly controlled by a user-friendly remote or an elegant wall touch-screen, every amenity is at your fingertips, turning your stay into a masterpiece of sophistication. 

Moreover, the master suite indulges you with a built-in humidity control system, a sanctuary for rejuvenation after your airborne adventures.  Nestled within, discover the warm embrace of a gas fireplace, the convenience of a Nespresso coffee machine, and a dining table designed to host up to eight guests, creating an intimate haven for your retreat. 

  • Ground Floor

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    Your private enclave extends beyond luxurious bedrooms, encompassing a well-appointed kitchen, a curated library for quiet retreats, an elegant dining room for memorable gatherings, and a secluded outdoor garden/courtyard for al fresco moments of tranquility.

    The Adjoining Lounge (20m2) beckons with French doors opening to a serene English garden. Conveniently connected to the hotel via a fully enclosed walkway, you’ll find restrooms with modern amenities. Enhancing your stay, enjoy 42-inch LED televisions and a selection of quality magazines, ensuring every moment is infused with luxury and leisure.


  • First Floor

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    Offering versatility, the Hennessey Suite and Bowden Room are seamlessly connected or separate as desired. Indulge in the epitome of luxury with designer-tiled bathrooms showcasing separate showers, spa baths, and state-of-the-art electronic bidet toilets. Both rooms, featuring super king beds, offer a harmonious blend of comfort and sophistication.

    The Drawing Room (29m2) beckons you to unwind and savour the moment. Additionally, delight in the convenience of an extensive mini bar, ensuring your stay is not only stylish but also indulgently satisfying.




  • Second Floor

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    The Garden Loft Room. 

    Designer tiled bathroom with shower only.

    Self-catering facilities, ideal for the younger generation to share, or for an Executive Assistant, Diplomatic attaché, Support Crew, Nanny or a Chauffeur.

Features & Highlights

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  • Free car parking 
  • Master suite – Super King (or 2 King Singles) 
  • 2nd Bedroom – Super King Bed (or 2 King Singles) 
  • Bedroom 3 – Super King (or 2 King Singles) 
  • Telephone 
  • Wireless Internet 
  • Broadband internet access 
  • Television 
  • DVD player 
  • Clock radio / alarm clock 
  • Heated mirrors 
  • Air conditioned 
  • Underfloor heating 
  • Night sensor lighting 
  • Full sized executive desk 
  • Tea & coffee making facilities 
  • Mini bar 
  • Iron & Ironing board 
  • Hairdryer 
  • Bathrobes provided 
  • Separate shower & bath 
  • In-room safe 
  • Guest laundry (complimentary) 
  • Wide range of TV channels including SKY available 
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Oceania’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2020 & 2021 & 2023 in the annual World Travel Awards.

Australasia’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2016, 2017 & 2018 in the annual World Travel Awards.

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