Great John Street Hotel

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Up to 150
30 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Possibly Manchester’s most urban wedding venue, this original Victorian school house has been transformed into a chic luxury townhouse hotel.
Features & Capacity


Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
11:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
02:00 AM


Bridal Changing Facilities
City View
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Hosting only a limited number of weddings per year we invite you to take run of the house for your special day. Make sure your wedding day is everything you dreamed and more as you start your story in our characterful exclusive use townhouse. Inside our charming and historic exterior, you’ll discover a venue brimming with individuality, endless luxury and a day that belongs only to you. Weddings at Great John Street are distinctive and unforgettable. From intimate services to grand celebrations for up to 140 guests, the venue is laden with opportunities for you to create your day, your way. For the nuptials, we have a selection of spaces available to host the ceremony on site. Alternatively, it would be our pleasure to arrange a personal chauffeur to accompany you to and collect you from your preferred destination. Primly positioned over the treetops of Manchester's fastest growing district resides our elegant Rooftop Lounge & Playground. Chic, luxurious and beautifully-boutique the magic of this truly captivating space is the perfect spot to start your story. Meanwhile on the ground floor sits the Oyster Bar, an elegant two-tier space featuring a collection of spaces and intricacies. From beautiful Venetian railings to a glittering statement chandelier the Oyster Bar is undeniably bursting with character. Exclusive hire of the venue includes use of all 30 stylish bedrooms & suites filled with charming features, giving your guests a night of relaxed and unrushed luxury after a day of celebrating the two of you!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Bronwen
Congratulations on your engagement! If you have any questions about our beautiful property please do get in touch, I'd love to meet with you and show you what this stunning venue has to offer Look forward to speaking soon, Bronwen


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
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Location & Contact Details


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

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

I couldn't possibly decide on just one, all the weddings I've seen usually leave me feeling quite emotional! My most favourite weddings are when the entire hotel is taken and the party can just freely explore the hotel - it's such a nice homely feel, a really unique celebration!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Make sure you soak it all up and enjoy the moments together

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

One of our couples gifted all of their guests with Afternoon Tea vouchers to return and celebrate their anniversary!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Chic, charming, stylish, romantic, Eclectic

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The entire venue acts as a beautiful backdrop letting even the most impromptu shots look picture perfect!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Now that would be telling....

What’s your favourite canapé?

The Salmon & Dill macaron is sensational!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

The homemade pizza slices...

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The history of the venue brings so much character, from the references to the names of the rooms to the layout of the building, to the personal touches in decor

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The care and attention to detail that goes in to every aspect of the hotel, from the team members to the bespoke menus