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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just arrived home still on a high after a two night stay at Great John Street. On Saturday we had a fab party to celebrate our Ruby Wedding (40 years) in the downstairs area. Its an amazing venue for a celebration, beautiful, stylish, yet intimate. 30 people stayed at the hotel with us and every bedroom was outstanding...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the second time we have been here for afternoon tea, this time we brought a couple of friends. We were all impressed with the quality of the food and the service (our server was Alicja) - the only difference from last time is that we were on the ground floor this time whereas previously we were on the...

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Diane W, General Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you so much for returning to the Hotel with your friends and I am delighted you enjoyed the Afternoon Tea so much. The chefs will appreciate your feedback regarding the food especially the Pastry Chef! We do use the Mezz level for Afternoon Teas but if you prefer the Oyster bar or Library, please tell...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were part of a friend's wedding held at the hotel recently. The hotel itself is stunning - perfect mix of modern, yet cosy and quirky. The staff were so helpful and accommodating. Behind the scenes, nothing was too much trouble and they were all really good natured and calm! We got ready in one of the suites and they...

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Diane W, General Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, the team and I very much appreciate your feedback and are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us whilst attending your friends wedding. Its so nice to hear the team looked after you so well and nothing was too much trouble! Please come back...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a full day and evening here at a friend's wedding, it's a beautiful hotel in a great location in the centre of manchester and is high end. The rooftop veranda is perfect for a drink or for us all day sitting on the comfortable seating, they also have heat lamps in the evening. Overall a fabulous venue. They...

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Diane W, General Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted you enjoyed your friends wedding at the Hotel and thank you so much for your lovely feedback! We are lucky to have the Roof Top which is extremely popular for weddings! Please come back and visit us again very soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Took my 2 nieces for afternoon tea with champagne. We couldn't fault anything from the lovely welcome, excellent friendly service, gorgeous selection of fresh sandwiches, beautifully presented tasty cakes, lovely setting, extensive selection of unusual teas and very alcoholic cocktail! A treat!

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Diane W, General Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, Delighted you and your 2 Nieces enjoyed your visit to the Hotel for champagne Afternoon Tea! Thanks you so much for taking the time to write a review and so pleased my colleagues looked after you so well. Please come back and visit us again very soon. Kind regards,

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a couple of days in Manchester with our American friends before they flew back to the USA. Beautiful blue skies in late November in Manchester will leave them with a feeling that Manchester has lovely weather!! The Xmas markets were a treat and Spinningfield was great to mooch around. Staying at Great John Street Hotel was absolutely perfect....

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Diane W, General Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am delighted your friends from America loved the Hotel so much and enjoyed their stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback as the team and I appreciate it very much. We are fortunate to be in such a great location and so close to Spinning Fields which is a...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were guests at a recently wedding at the hotel though did not stay overnight. A wonderful quirky building, obviously lovingly restored by people who appreciate its history rather than by some detached interior designer. The care and attention by the staff to ensure that the day was perfect not jus for the bride and groom but all their guests...

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Diane W, General Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor member, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I am delighted you enjoyed your time with us so much especially when you were attending such a special occasion! Its great to hear the staff looked after you and all the guests so well. I will speak to the Chef regarding...

Hollingworth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying with friends in this former school still with it's visible features. A unique hotel that boasts bedrooms all with mezzanines, all slightly different in style. A rooftop garden with hot tub. You will find it real treat to stay here! Staff have impeccable customer service skills and are wonderfully friendly and welcoming. Breakfast was fresh and plentiful. If you...

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Diane W, General Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor member, Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review on your recent stay at Great John Street Hotel. I am delighted you found the staff friendly and welcoming and offered you "impeccable" customer service. We are so fortunate to have such lovely, quirky bedrooms! Please come back and visit us again very soon, Kind regards,

Richmond
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in a duplex room at the Great John Street hotel for three nights whilst on a business offsite for about 15 people. The room (no 19) was a funky duplex with the bedroom and a freestanding bath upstairs. The stairs were narrow and steep so not for the frail. Downstairs was a well lit, comfortable sitting area with...

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Diane W, General Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor member, Thanks you so much for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at the Hotel with your work colleagues. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and liked the bedrooms which are very different from the majority of hotel bedrooms in Manchester. I note your feedback regarding the mirror and lighting and...

Runcorn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved everything about this hotel! The staff and service were both brilliant, the rooms were gorgeous and the food was superb! Can't ask for much more. It was the perfect base for a girly weekend away and close enough to all the attractions. Would love to return! Thank you

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Diane W, General Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trip Advisor member, Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much on your girly weekend. Myself and the team love to receive such positive feedback and the Chefs will be pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and found it superb! Please come back and visit us again very soon. Kind regards,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Rooftop Lounge
Rooftop Lounge
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only a stone's throw from Manchester's most exclusive shopping areas, restaurants and theatres, this original Victorian school house has been transformed into a chic townhouse hotel with unique, individually designed bedrooms and suites alongside stylish lounges and Oyster Bar.The Old School House also boasts stunning entertainment rooms and features Manchester only Eclectic Roof Terrace available for exclusive use for your own tailor made event.Being madly eclectic, all of our rooms have a personality of their own, giving the guest a unique experience every visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great John Street Hotel

Address: Great John Street, Manchester M3 4FD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range: $172 - $388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Great John Street Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Great John Street Manchester
Hotel Great John Street
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manchester
#3 Family Hotel in Manchester
#4 Business Hotel in Manchester
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“They're all really good!”
 of 5 bubbles Stuart_McKeown, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“All of the rooms are of a good size.”
 of 5 bubbles 349craigf, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Family rooms are awesome”
 of 5 bubbles 213riaw, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“All the room except 1 are Duplex, so if you are not too good on your legs ask for this room (15 I Think).”
 of 5 bubbles Mark_B112508, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for bed and bathroom on the same level”
 of 5 bubbles mayG693, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
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