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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...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This is a great hotel, beautiful interior, gorgeous room. We stayed in a baby grand which I think is the cheapest but was lovely, didn't feel like a basic room at all. Had a sitting area then upstairs to the mezzanine bedroom and bathroom with shower and roll top bath. Felt really luxurious. The rooftop terrace was lovely although we...

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

Dear Vicky W, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at GJS. I am sorry that you felt that hotel residents were not top priority for us, and have cascaded your comments to the team, as this is certainly not the case and not what we want our guests to feel like. I am pleased that...

Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Stayed one night and booked the room last minute. We can honestly say everything about this hotel was absolutely fantastic. The room was beautiful, spacious, and the hotel itself has a good location within easy reach of bars, restaurants and shopping. The staff were briliiant and nothing was too much trouble, they were professional, friendly and efficient. We have got...

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

Dear Bell7953, Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel - it's always fantastic to have good feedback about the team, particularly when they make the kind of impression Paul has on yourselves - I will be sure to pass the feedback on to him! I hope you'll come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Claire...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We chose this hotel after fabulous stays at all of the other Eclectic hotels. This stay certainly did not disappoint. It was a birthday night out in the city for my girlfriend and the eclectic grand room made our night. Beautifully styled as you would expect with eclectic hotels and extremely comfortable. The duplex with double roll top baths was...

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

Dear Andrew N, Thank you for the excellent review - I have to admit the Eclectic Grand rooms are my favorite rooms too - you just can't beat the twin baths! I hope we'll have the chance to welcome you and your girlfriend back to GJS at some point in the future. Kind regards, Claire McGinnis Hotel Manager

Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

We've been regular guests at the GJS since it opened 10 years ago (probably stayed here about 30 times) and I can honestly say that it simply gets better and better! In our opinion it's the best hotel in Manchester and one of our favourite hotels in the UK. We stayed in an Eclectic Grand suite this time, which was...

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

Dear Jennifer M, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for returning again and again to GJS, and for taking the time to write a review. I hope your expectations will continue to be surpassed, and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Claire McGinnis Hotel Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Myself, husband and daughter all went for afternoon tea on the 24th April and were highly impressed. The food was impeccable and the service was excellent. We asked to be shown around the hotel which felt like you was walking into somebody's cosy home. We were also shown two rooms as we will be staying there on our next visit...

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

Dear Sharron B, I was very pleased to read that you and your family enjoyed your afternoon tea with us here at GJS. Thank you for your kind words - I will be sure to pass them on to the team! I hope we will see you again soon, Kind regards, Claire McGinnis Hotel Manager

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Booked here for a birthday afternoon tea on 13 April. We were seated promptly & received a glass of champagne after a short wait. However, we then had to wait over an hour for the food to arrive. There weren't enough staff serving & it was difficult to get the staff's attention. We finally managed to get our drinks shortly...

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

Dear Nia D, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I would like to take this opportunity to assure you that the kind of service you experienced is not what we aim to offer, nor what is normally delivered. I am pleased that the team recognised this on the day, and did not ask you to pay...

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

We tried to attend for drinks Saturday 25 April, called the hotel ten minutes before arrival asking if this was ok, were told of course come along, we confirmed we would be there in ten minutes, when we arrived we were told rather rudely that there were no tables or room at the bar for us!!!!!! The staff were rude...

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

Dear Tanya G, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. When you called the hotel, the information you were given was that the hotel was open to non-residents, this was correct. Regrettably when you arrived we had just had several other non residents join us and this therefore meant we had no more space to accommodate anyone...

Hyde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Seven of us came for afternoon tea on the 24th April and all had a lovely time. Nothing was too much trouble for the delightful staff. Food was of the highest standard and beautifully presented. A must for anyone to visit.

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

Dear Normao7, I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us here at GJS, and even more so that you found the team to be delightful! I will definitely make sure they all take the time to read your review and sincerely hope we can welcome you again at some point in the future. Many thanks, Claire McGinnis...

Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Great John Street in February 2015. We were travelling from Birmingham to Manchester to see Peter Kay's Pheonix Nights at the MEN so decided to make a day/night of it and stay in a hotel. I researched lots of different hotels and booked GJS because of the fantastic reviews on trip advisor. Our one night stay...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Rooftop Lounge
Rooftop Lounge
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
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  • 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: $231 - $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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