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 hotel.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
11:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
02:00 AM
Late night availability

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Wedding Licence


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

Food and Drink

External Catering Permitted
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Full Description
Make sure your wedding day is everything you dreamed and more as you start your story in our gorgeously unique Hotel. 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. The option to have Exclusive Use of the entire hotel 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! Get in touch for pricing & details. If your hearts are stolen by just one or two of the stunning spaces on offer, then we have packages created to suit this option also.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Sarah & Chloe
Congratulations on your engagement! If you have any questions about how our beautiful Hotel could work for you both on your special day, or to just chat over your ideas, please feel free to pop us an enquiry, we'd love to hear all about it! S & C x


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

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Nearest Airport

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All weddings to us are special & completely unique to each Couple, therefore we couldn't choose just one!

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

Enjoy the process & the whole day itself, it will fly by!

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, contemporary

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?

Our lips are sealed!

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