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;
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
Reviews for Great John Street
Recommended by 100% of couples
Mr & Mrs Skehan · Married on 17/02/2019
Massive thank you
Just want to say a massive thank you for all of your help on Sunday and in the run up to the day. We had the best time and loved every minute.Sent on 21/02/2019
Can’t thank Adam enough for re-building the cake and sorting the music and all of the other things that flew his way! You were amazing, sorry I didn’t get chance to see you on Monday morning before we left.
Thank you all again for making the day run so smoothly, we are truly grateful
Jen and Jamie x
Mr & Mrs Murray · Married on 07/02/2019
We had an absolutely perfect day, cannot fault a thing and it ran so smoothly!Sent on 16/02/2019
We were so impressed by how every single detail was done to how we’d asked and Carole was very attentive and understanding on the day.
Thank you so much for all your hard work in making our wedding so wonderful and all our guests absolutely loved the venue and enjoyed their stay in the rooms.
Mrs McKenzie · Married on 26/01/2019
We had an absolutely amazing wedding day and a brilliant stay at the hotel all weekend. The place is beautiful. Wedding was the best day ever and we were very happy with everything on the day. The staff were excellent and we had a perfect day.Sent on 16/02/2019
We will absolutely return to the hotel for both afternoon tea and to stay over. It’s actually really nice as when we do come again it will feel very special with us getting married there.
Thanks so much for all of your help Eleanor and thanks to all of the team at the hotel for helping to make our wedding day so fabulous.