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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here recently and absolutely loved it! From the moment we walked in the staff gave us their full attention and were both friendly and professional. The room we had was amazing, attention to detail, character and comfort was of the highest quality. We enjoyed cocktails on the Mediterranean style roof garden and had a long dip in the hot...

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 50plus_11, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience whilst staying with us here at GJS. I am thrilled to see that you had a fantastic stay, from start to finish, and have passed your excellent feedback on to the relevant team members and managers. I hope you will come back and see us again soon -...

Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the GJS hotel for a birthday occasion after attending many events at the hotel. Everything at the hotel is perfect down to the very smallest detail. Upon arrival we were greeted by the excellent staff and shown to our room. The rooms are all individual, ours was over 2 floors, having a sitting room downstairs and a...

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sean T, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay at GJS. I'm so happy that you decided to stay with us, after having attended events previously at the hotel. I have passed your feedback about the food to the chef, and he was very pleased. I should also let you know that we have made...

South Yorkshire
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We were lucky enough to be invited by two very generous friends to their daughter's evening wedding celebration, and to spend the night there. First impressions "WOW" - wonderful décor, sumptuous carpets etc. At second view - unfortunately style over substance in certain areas. The bathroom and w.c. were up a tricky staircase with no handrails. Once there - visiting...

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear I3sI3y, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience of GJS. I am pleased you were impressed with the hotel when you arrived, however was disappointed to read your follow up comments. I am sorry that the layout of your bedroom was not to your taste. Due to the nature of the building and style of design,...

Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Lovely hotel and a very good afternoon tea. The service was also efficient but friendly. Not the cheapest but we visited Cloud 23 afterwards for a cocktail and their afternoon tea looked average in comparison

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Linda R, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your champagne afternoon tea. My only recommendation would be that you come back and next time you stay with us here at GJS for some cocktails - the Chinese Whisper is a real treat! I hope we'll be able to welcome you back soon! Kind regards, Claire McGinnis Hotel Manager

Malton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

This hotel is just perfect! From the moment you walk through the door you get such a warm welcome. The hotel is so beautiful and the room was spectacular so wonderful I can't recommend this place enough! The roof top terrace is great on an evening and we even managed to get a dip in the hot tub! Ideal location...

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bethany G, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor. I'm happy you managed to use the hot tub - personally I think that is exactly what I would do with my time at the hotel! The reception team were very pleased that you felt welcomed by them from the second you crossed the...

Blackpool
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Wow,wow, wow! I loved this hotel; from the moment you enter the reception it is captivating and you can't wait to go running down the corridors to intriguingly explore! The architects and interior designers have put so much attention to detail. The staff are impeccable and the hotel hospitality of the highest order; every staff member contributed to make you...

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dorette, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience here at GJS. I have passed your feedback on to the team, who were very happy to have received such a glowing review! In terms of the building design, our interior designer is actually the business owner, so I know she will be thrilled with your observations....

Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Beautiful room (with an amazingly comfortable bed). Lovely lounge and excellent bar staff, who couldnt have been more helpful. A very enjoyable and prompt breakfast. I shall definately be coming back any chance i get. Also a very special mention to (presumably)the manageress and supervisor who were incredibly welcoming and helpful. Thankyou to all the staff for making my stay...

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear escapefromnod, Thank you very much for your review of GJS, and particularly for your extremely kind words about the staff - the team work very hard so it's nice to see that their work has had such a fantastic impact on your stay! I hope we'll see you again soon, Kind regards, Claire McGinnis Hotel Manager

Reviewed 9 May 2015

Love this hotel stayed before in a baby grand and this time we had the opus grand and it was stunning, from the little cakes left to the absolutely huge bath in the bedroom. Am looking forward to staying again soon!

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Nicola M, I'm so pleased that you have returned to GJS and have enjoyed your experience as much on this occasion as you did previously. I hope you'll come again soon, as you still have three room types to try out! Kind regards, Claire McGinnis Hotel Manager

Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2015

A great boutique hotel which is a rarity in central Manchester. The hotel has beautiful rooms and the public bars and breakfast area are gorgeous, quirky and very comfortable. After we had booked the hotel e-mailed to inform us that all of the bar area's, including the roof terrace would not be open to us as they had been booked...

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gary-Mel H, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience whilst staying with us here at GJS. I am pleased that you enjoyed the use of the resident side of the roof terrace - this is something that is very important to us, as is definitely not something that is common in the city centre! I...

Cheshire
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

I recently booked a night at Great John Street to celebrate my Husbands 40th Birthday. The hotel was recommended by a friend and we were not disappointed. Its a small quirky boutique hotel with lovely rooms, excellent food and friendly helpful staff. I had noted the special occasion on my booking form and hotel kindly left a slate with Happy...

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GreatJohnStreet, Manager at Great John Street Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Catcheshire, I am very pleased that you chose to celebrate your husbands birthday with us here at GJS. I have passed your kind words on to the staff, and chef, who were all very pleased to receive the feedback. I hope we will have the chance to welcome you to the hotel again soon. Kind regards, Claire McGinnis Hotel...

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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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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range: $232 - $515 (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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