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Why book with us direct? Easy! Look at all the benefits…

Bonnington Deluxe RoomThere are many ways to book a stay at the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers. You can call us, use one of the many reputable online booking services, visit a travel agent, or book on http://www.bonningtontower.com – you’re always assured a pleasurable stay in the City of Gold.

We understand that everybody is always looking for the best deal, but did you know that we kept some special benefits for guests booking with us direct?

That’s right, whether you call us on +97143560600, fax us on +97143560400, email us via reservations@bonningtontower.com, or go to http://www.bonningtontower.com – you get exclusive benefits.

Whenever possible, we’ll give you a complimentary early check in (between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.) and a free late check out (between 12 noon and 4 p.m.).

You’ll also get priority when it comes to our daily local shuttle services. Just speak to one of our concierges and book your seet on the free shuttle of your choice to various shopping malls and Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR, The Walk).

When you book direct with us, you can also add breakfast at very preferential rates to your booking. Only want breakfast on a few days you’re staying with us? No problem, you can do that, too.

Plus, when you book on our website, you have access to a number of value added services at preferential rates, which you can add to your reservation. Whether it’s a half-board package, a bunch of flower, or a bottle of bubbly, just click and add it to your shopping basket.

Have a look on what’s on offer here.

However you book your Bonnington stay, you’re always guaranteed a warm welcome and and excellent stay in Dubai!

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Collecting Frequent Flyer Miles at the Bonnington

Frequent Flyer Miles at the BonningtonMany of our guests are keen collectors of frequent flyer miles and if you, too, like to collect miles when staying in hotels in Dubai, you’ll be pleased to know that we are part of one the largest network of airline partners among independent hotel groups.

We currently partner with 23 major international airlines and you can earn from 500 miles (or equivalent*) on qualifying rates every time you stay with us.

We award miles for AAdvantage, ANA, Delta, Lufthansa, Qatar, Qantas, and many more!

You can view the full list of all our airline partners here.

Even better than earning miles, of course, is to earn miles faster and we currently have several special offers, which can help you increase your miles. You can earn triple miles when you book in advance or get up to 1000 bonus miles if you stay three nights or more. You can find details of all our promotions here.

So, if you’re into frequent flyer programs and miles, check into the Bonnington and start earning miles today.

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Eid Mubarak!

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Eid Mubarak from all of us here at the Bonnington!

Another Ramadan has drawn to a close in Dubai and it’s time for the annual Eid celebrations. Dubai offers a large variety of events for you to experience over Eid and you can find out more about what’s on offer here.

If you’re in Dubai for Eid, why not join us for our annual Eid brunch extravaganza? Enjoy live entertainment, kids activities, and an array of scrumptious dishes to choose from – there’s something for everyone at the Cavendish Eid Brunch! Prices start from AED 199/person, kids under 12 are half price, and under 5’s eat for free. Click here to find out more & book your seats.

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Ramadan Kareem

Ramadan Bonnington 2016

Ramadan Kareem to all our guests, associates, visitors, suppliers, neighbours, and friends! We hope you’re Ramadan has been going very well so far!

Don’t forget that our Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace hosts a daily iftar buffet, which features many Arabic delicacies, traditional sweets, and Iftar beverages. You can also enjoy hot and cold mezze, and meat and vegetarian grills. A live Oud player will accompany your iftar with traditional music. You can reserve your table by emailing us or simply call +971 4 3560533 for more information & bookings.

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Cigar Rolling in Dubai – Experience Cigar Art at Healey’s!

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You’ve probably heard that Cuban cigars are world famous, but have you ever seen a Cuban cigar being rolled live in front of you? The art of cigar rolling is something worth experiencing and now you don’t even have to fly to Cuba anymore to grab a freshly rolled Cuban cigar.

On Tuesday, 31st May 2016, our Healey’s Bar (already famous for great shisha in JLT) will host a Cuban cigar rolling demonstration with master cigar roller Mrs. Virginia.

Come to Healey’s between 8 p.m. – 11 p.m., grab a cocktail, beer, or a fine glass of wine, and see Cuban cigars being rolled live & up close. Even better, purchase any cigar from Healey’s extensive cigar selection and you’ll get a freshly rolled Cuban from Mrs. Virginia as a gift. Healey’s Bar Manager, Venkadesh, will be on hand and he just happens to be an expert in pairing fine cigars with great beverages, so ask him for a tip if you don’t know what to order.

Cuban cigars might also be popping up on our Snapchat that night, so connect with us now via https://www.snapchat.com/add/bonningtontower or simply by username #bonningtontower

 

Healey’s End of Season Extravaganza!

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It’s that time of the year again! Ramadan is looming and Healey’s is preparing for its annual break. Before we’re closing the doors for Ramadan, we’ll have one more party, though!

This year’s Healey’s End of Season Extravaganza will take place on Thursday, 2nd June, from 8 p.m. until late.

As always, we’ll offer an unlimited beverage package for only AED 199 – you can grab yours now in Healey’s or via the hotel reception. You can, of course, also make use of our a la carte menu on the night.

What else is on? We’ll have live entertainment by DJ Nick Coyle, plus, everybody who bought the all inclusive beverage package will be entered into a grand prize draw. We’ll pick the winners at midnight. If you’re lucky, you can win great prizes like iftar vouchers or even a complimentary stay at the Bonnington for 2 including breakfast.

See you on 2nd June in Healey’s!

Ramadan Preparations in Dubai

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Muslims in Dubai and around the world are preparing for Ramadan, which is scheduled to start around 6th June this year. We’re also getting ready – our iftar menus have been printed and we’re planning this year’s Ramadan decorations.

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and the month of fasting for Muslims. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam; the others are confession of faith, five daily prayers, Zakah (almsgiving) and Hajj (pilgrimage to Makkah).

The day of fasting begins with an early morning meal before dawn and ends at sunset. The evening activities include the traditional breaking of the fast usually with dates and water, the sunset prayer followed by dinner (IFTAR). Muslims then usually go to the mosque for congregational prayers in which at least one-thirtieth of the Qur’an is recited. The congregation would have listened to the recitation of the complete Qur’an by the end of the month.

Emarati hospitality and traditions are also very evident during this month as Iftars are hosted across Dubai and residents of different nationalities come together to share the spirit of Ramadan.

If you’d like to find out more about Ramadan in Dubai, you can do so here.

Our Cavendish Restaurant will host a daily iftar buffet, which features many Arabic delicacies, traditional sweets, and Iftar beverages. You’ll also be able to enjoy hot and cold mezze, and meat and vegetarian grills. A live Oud player will accompany your iftar with traditional music. You can reserve your table by emailing us or simply call +971 4 3560533 for more information & bookings.

Italian Dinners, Irish Celebrations, and Hometown. There’s a mega weekend ahead & it starts now!

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Are you ready? We’ve got a mega weekend of food, parties, and live music line up for you and it starts tonight!

For a start, we’d like to take you to Italy: Our new Italian promotion in the Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace starts tonight and runs until the summer. Try our new Italian al la carte menu and join us for an exciting trip around the world of Italian cuisine. Have a look at the menu:

After eating great Italian food, let’s celebrate with the Irish! This Thursday will see Dubai’s biggest and best St. Patrick’s Day event kick off at our McGettigan’s JLT. You can find out all about it in this blog post, but here are some of the highlights:

  • Pop into McGettigan’s JLT before 5 p.m. on Paddy’s Day (17th March) and enjoy drinks for only AED 17!
  • Enjoy a great Irish lunch or dinner at our Cavendish Restaurant and Terrace on Paddy’s Day! Lunch is only AED 175 pp (food only) and dinner is AED 299 pp (food & beverages). Find out more & book your table here.
  • Catch Louis Walsh’s newest Irish boy band Hometown live at McGettigan’s JLT on 17th March, followed by one of Ireland’s top rock bands Hermitage Green, who will take to the stage at 10pm.
  • As always, there’ll be traditional Irish dancing performances throughout the day. Check the McGettigan’s JLT Facebook page for timings.
  • On Friday 18th, don’t miss Hometown in our Authors’ Lounge – the boys, who took time out from their UK tour, will be around from 12 noon for a meet & greet. All ages welcome!

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If you fancy a break from all thing Irish, there’s also #VisneBand in Healey’s! Following several packed performances, the boys are back with more blues and classic rock:

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As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already? Check out these two videos:

Leap into February with the Bonnington!

Are you ready for February? We are and a very special February it’ll be, too! You’ve got an extra day to try out all our promotions and offers. Oh, and Valentine’s Day is coming, too!

If you’re in the mood for romance, don’t forget about our Valentine’s early bird offer, which runs until 10th February. Book your gourmet Valentine’s experience at our Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace before the 10th and you save AED 100, because we’ll give you 5 courses for the price of 3 courses. Find out more about the offer here.

Just in case you don’t really care about Valentine’s Day, check out what our friends in McGettigan’s JLT are organising: The guys & dolls anti-Valentine’s brunch. Find out more here.

We’ve also got a night of great live music ahead in Healey’s Bar & Terrace. On February 4th, catch Visne in Healey’s and enjoy a night of non-stop rock and blues classics:

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What else do we have lined up for you in February? In our Author’s Lounge, you can take off on a cheese & wine flight for only AED 119:

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Pop into Healey’s in February and try our Cocktail of the month, the Kyoto Breezer:

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We’ve also got great food promotions in our Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace, on our Leisure Deck, and in the Authors’ Lounge. You can find them all on our dedicated Pinterest board here or or on Google here.

Our Golden Book at Reception had  a busy January and here are some of the great comments we received from our guests. You can find more on our dedicated Pinterest board or in our Google photo album:

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As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

Calling all romantic early birds! Valentine’s Day at the Cavendish & Healey’s!

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Pssst! Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! This Valentine’s Day, say it with dinner and enjoy a romantic & sumptuous gourmet meal in the elegant and cosy atmosphere of our Cavendish Restaurant.

Even better: Book before 10th February and get 5 courses for the price of 3! How’s that for an early bird offer?

 

You can chose from a 3 course gourmet meal for AED 399 or 5 courses for only AED 499 – both include a half bottle of French bubbly for you to enjoy with our compliments.
Later you and your loved one are invited to enjoy a delicious cocktail at Healey’s Terrace with our compliments. It is certainly the perfect way to begin or complete this special day.

There’s also a lucky draw and one lucky couple will win a 1 night stay with breakfast at the Bonnington!

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As always, you can find out more on our homepage! Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

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