Great John Street

(95 reviews) 95 5
Great John Street Manchester Greater Manchester M3 4FD
The Rooftop Playground 0
Eclectic Grand Suite 1
His & Her Roll Top Bath Tubs 2
Rooftop Lounge Wedding Ceremony 3
Rooftop Lounge Wedding Breakfast 4
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About Great John Street

Great John Street, Manchester
Greater Manchester, M3 4FD

Great John Street

Tucked away in the heart of the city of Manchester, Great John Street is a unique and charming setting for your wedding celebrations. The venue enjoys an unrivalled location near some of the city’s most exclusive restaurants, theatres and shopping areas.

Originally a Victorian school house, the building has been completely transformed to provide a luxury town house hotel. The venue embraces its traditional charm and elegance whilst infusing modern style and chic décor to create an eclectic and unique atmosphere. You and your guests are sure to be bewitched by the stunning interiors, complete with a pewter bar and exquisite overhead chandelier. The real showpiece is the south-facing Rooftop Lounge and Playground which provides the perfect setting for a glamourous wedding celebration.

Whether you are planning an intimate event or a grand occasion, the venue offers plenty of choice for your big day. You can choose between a number of fantastic rooms, or a combination of a few, to be tailored to suit your specific needs.

In addition, the hotel boasts 30 individually designed bedrooms and suites to accommodate you and your overnight guests.

Private hire areas include;

  • The Rooftop Lounge and Playground for up to 120 guests
  • Library or Headmaster’s Office for intimate ceremonies and private dining
  • Boys’ and Girls’ classrooms for family ceremonies and dining
  • The ground floor Oysters Bar, Library, mezzanine, kitchen and Headmaster’s Office for up to 200 guests
• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies in several areas • Available for formal seated wedding breakfasts • Informal BBQs and hog roasts available for summer and winter receptions • Exclusive use of the hotel • The Roof Terrace boasts views overlooking Manchester city

Facilities at Great John Street

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the City
Small Hotel
Historic
Outdoor License
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Entertainment Licence
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster

Great John Street Location

Great John Street, Great John Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 4FD

Great John Street Manchester Greater Manchester M3 4FD
0161 831 3211
95 5

Great John Street Reviews (95)

Our Daughters Wedding
Venue Service

By Mr & Mrs Thomas, on 13 Jul 2018Date of Wedding - 08 Jul 2018

Just wanted to say a big thank you for all your assistance and support on making Rachel Sate and Nick Thomas wedding day 8th July, such a lovely memorable and happy day. You were both really great and very supportive. From when we arrived on Saturday evening all the staff were so helpful leading up to the wedding on Sunday and throughout the day. Sophie and all the reception staff were again welcoming and helpful throughout the weekend. The food was delicious and again the staff on the terrace and bar staff were again so helpful and made the day so memorable. All the guests commented on how lovely the staff were and what a lovely day they had. Once again Many thanks for all your assistance.

Evening Reception
Venue Service

By Melissa & Paul, on 13 Jul 2018Date of Wedding - 06 Jul 2018

Sorry for the delay in replying, we are still recovering from a four day family visit. We had an amazing time and everyone loved the venue, the rooms, the food and the party! Yes, the cake proved to be the joke of the evening, at poor Pauls expense. I can’t quite believe she made him so pale and bald :? Isabel was fantastic and took away all stressful responsibilities for us, enabling us to have a brilliant time. I just want to do it all again, however, I think Paul has had enough partying for the time being! Once again, thank you for organising an exceptional party for us. We hope to see you soon!

Perfect Day
Venue Service

By Mr and Mrs Kirkland, on 13 Jul 2018Date of Wedding - 06 May 2018

We just wanted to thank you all for everything you did to make our day perfect. We had the most amazing day. Everything went exactly to plan and we didn’t have to worry about a thing thanks to all of you. I’m sure we will be back soon for a drink on the rooftop and to reminisce but for now we are enjoying a margarita in Mexico!! Thank you all so much! We couldn’t have asked for anymore.

Absolutely Perfect
Venue Service

By Alice & Paul, on 24 Apr 2018Date of Wedding - 21 Apr 2018

We had the most amazing day and couldn't have asked for anything more. We had high expectations and all of them were surpassed from start to finish. Please pass on our thanks to all the staff at Great John Street, especially the chefs as the food was absolutely incredible and all our guests commented on how amazing it was. Lastly, on a personal note - you have been absolutely amazing. One of the main reasons why we chose Great Joh Street was because of you. From our first meeting we had absolute confidence in you and that you would deliver everything we had wished for on our special day and you really did. We cannot thank you enough and we'll definitely be coming back. Once again, many thanks,


Venue Service

By Sam & Jonathan, on 24 Apr 2018Date of Wedding - 17 Feb 2018

So sorry for the delay, it's been a manic few weeks! We had an absolutely perfect day and everything went just as we'd hoped, we want to say a big thank you to you & the team for helping us plan a brilliant day - us and all of our guests had so much fun and there's nothing we would have changed! We also had loads of compliments from guests about the venue & the stunning rooms, we'll definitely be back! We've been to pick up the bits that we left at the venue too ??

Perfect Day
Venue Service

By Andrew & Samantha, on 24 Apr 2018Date of Wedding - 04 Feb 2018

Thanks for your email and sorry for the late reply. It’s been a crazy couple of weeks and we don’t know where the time has gone. Just about getting used to my new surname :-). The day for us was perfect, and we were so happy with the service we received on the day, couldn’t fault it.. Our only complaint is that the day went far too fast, but I doubt there’s much you can do about that haha ;-). You’ve been great throughout the planning and made our special day run smoothly. We’ve already decided where we would like to spend our first anniversary :-)

Wonderful Day & Night
Venue Service

By Lindsay & Adam, on 24 Apr 2018Date of Wedding - 30 Dec 2017

Happy new year to you and all at GJS. What a wonderful day/night we had. The guests had an amazing time. Everything went so perfect and wouldn't have changed a single thing. Yourself and Jordan have made our wedding experience so easy and faultless. The staff on the day/night looked after us all so well, nothing was too much for them. What amazing staff, please thank them all for there hard work and outstanding courtesy and manors. As you can imagine we are still on a high, the wedding feels like it was forever ago. I'm told this must mean we had the day of our lives.

Perfect Winter Wedding
Venue Service

By Jordan Simpkins, on 19 Dec 2017Date of Wedding - 02 Dec 2017

We had our wedding here on 2nd December 2017, we could not fault the hotel or the staff in any way. We booked it in February 2016 and we were very looked after the whole time. Lauren and Jordan in particular were fantastic. Our guests commented throughout the day and evening about how great everything was, the food and the hotel staff especially. They really made our special day perfect. The rooms were stunning and I love their duplex design. If you are thinking about having your wedding here then please do, everything was amazing and we are so sad it is all over. I have also been to the hotel for drinks and afternoon tea, every time I visit I have an amazing experience.

Our Wonderful Wedding
Venue Service

By Simon & Vicky, on 09 Dec 2017Date of Wedding - 25 Nov 2017

From start to finish, the team at Great John Street hotel in particular Lauren and Martina were superb. We had the most perfect wedding imaginable. We had the top floor including the heated outside veranda which was perfect even taking into account the November weather. The hotel itself is stunning and has a quirky but classy feel which really helps set it apart from the average wedding venue. My wife and i would recommend Great John Street whole heartedly, it was simply perfect !

Perfect Wedding
Venue Service

By Simon, on 09 Dec 2017Date of Wedding - 05 Nov 2017

We got married at this hotel on Sunday 5th November 2017. From check-in to checking out, all the staff were amazing. We will be coming back every year for our wedding anniversary. Thanks for making our day perfect. X

Best experience EVER!
Venue Service

By Steve & Emma, on 09 Dec 2017Date of Wedding - 26 Oct 2017

We have recently got married at GJS and it was the most perfect venue... from the initial booking with the wonderful Lauren... her organisation, patience, understanding, helpfulness... we could go on and on!! She treated us like royalty and ALWAYS had a smile on her face! Then we met the WONDERFUL Jordan... who continued to look after us, nothing was EVER too much trouble... he was so on the ball, so calm and an absolute professional at what he does. He was amazing. Carole continued to the very end in the same vein..The receptionists are so friendly and personal.. the bar staff.... hardworking, polite and friendly.... the waiters and waitresses... WOW!!! So friendly, so polite, unique, and we loved the way you place down our courses!! Then... there was Alan! What a guy!! So so so very helpful... so professional and what a great smile!!!! The FOOD was delicious... the hotel decor was outstanding and the cleanliness was outstanding. The rooms were unique and so comfortable and stylish.. all of the personal touches you put inside our room to congratulate us were just beautiful. we could go on and on and on!,,,, you are a wonderful team and we wish you all complete an utter success at your hotel.. cos you have worked so hard for it and you deserve it. Thank you so very much for everything.we will miss you all!

Best experience EVER!
Venue Service

By Emma & Steve, on 31 Oct 2017Date of Wedding - 26 Oct 2017

We have recently got married at GJS and it was the most perfect venue... from the initial booking with the wonderful Lauren... her organisation, patience, understanding, helpfulness... we could go on and on!! She treated us like royalty and ALWAYS had a smile on her face! Then we met the WONDERFUL Jordan... who continued to look after us, nothing was EVER too much trouble... he was so on the ball, so calm and an absolute professional at what he does. He was amazing. Carole continued to the very end in the same vein..The receptionists are so friendly and personal.. the bar staff.... hardworking, polite and friendly.... the waiters and waitresses... WOW!!! So friendly, so polite, unique, and we loved the way you place down our courses!! Then... there was Alan! What a guy!! So so so very helpful... so professional and what a great smile!!!! The FOOD was delicious... the hotel decor was outstanding and the cleanliness was outstanding. The rooms were unique and so comfortable and stylish.. all of the personal touches you put inside our room to congratulate us were just beautiful. we could go on and on and on!,,,, you are a wonderful team and we wish you all complete an utter success at your hotel.. cos you have worked so hard for it and you deserve it. Thank you so very much for everything. we will miss you all!

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