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Stuck in Dubai this summer? Here’s some good news!

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July and August are traditionally the months of the ‘great escape from Dubai” – people go on holiday and the city is emptier than during the remaining months. Those who stay seek to escape the heat. If you’re coming to Dubai in July and August or if you’re not traveling abroad, we’ve got some great offers for you here at the Bonnington!

After Ramadan and Eid, our Leisure Deck Bar is open again and it’s the perfect place to enjoy an al fresco evening without the heat. High above the Jumeirah Lakes Towers, our Leisure Deck is open to the elements on three sides, which means there’s always a nice breeze going. Right now we’ve got a daily Happy Hour from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. with all house beverages at only AED 25!

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Our weekly Ladies Night is also back from its Ramadan break and every Wednesday evening from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., all ladies can enjoy three complimentary cocktails while our house DJ is spinning tunes.

For all our other July offers check out our dedicated Pinterest board here. We’ll be adding our August offers shortly.

Finally, if your business, like ours, doesn’t take a summer break, check out our Summer meeting room offer:

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

 

Happy Ramadan! Are you ready for Eid yet?

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

We’ve certainly enjoyed all our iftars so far and we’ve got some great reviews on TripAdvisor for them. Check them out by clicking here. Thanks to all diners who took the time to review us!

If you haven’t been yet, you’ve got about one more week left, so why not pop down to The Cavendish Restaurant in JLT and break your fast with us? If you want to stay on after iftar, we’ve got a great offer in Healey’s for you:

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If, on the other hand, your thoughts are already turning to Eid, don’t delay and book your Eid brunch seats today:

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No blog update would be complete with a roundup of the latest guest comments we received in our Golden Book at reception, so here they are (see the images in full size by clicking on them):

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

Healey’s isn’t closing for the summer! Let’s party!

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Summer is here and Ramadan’s set to start next week. Usually this means that Healey’s Bar & Terrace is closing for a month and that we’re having an end-of-season closing party. This year, though, Healey’s will stay open during June and July, but we still wanted to have a party anyway, so we’ve come up with a beat the heat end of season extravaganza that’s set to last 5 entire days.

From 13th to 17th June 2015, you can buy special beverages packages in Healey’s for only AED 200/day (Saturday – Tuesday) and AED 250/day (Wednesday). Enjoy unlimited house beverages and don’t forget to enter the nightly raffle draw exclusively for beverage package purchasers. Prizes change nightly and include bottles of fine grape, cigars, iftar vouchers for our Cavendish Restaurant, and many more…

You can buy your beverage packages in Healey’s or by emailing us.

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

TripAdvisor Awards and even a Hall of Fame entry!

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We’re delighted to have been awarded TripAdvisor‬ Certificates of Excellence for 2015 for our hotel, the Cavendish Restaurant‬, and Healey’s Bar‬ & Terrace!

What’s more, because the hotel has won a Certificate of Excellence every year for the past 5 years, we’ve also been added to the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame!

Thanks to all our guests and TripAdvisor reviewers! We really do like guest comments very much and your comments and reviews ensure that we constantly update our products and services.

If you’re not on TripAdvisor and you’re staying with us, don’t forget to leave us a comment in our Golden Book at reception! At the Bonnington, every guest is a VIP!

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

#ATM2015 , May offers, and more #GuestCommentsWednesday submissions

BJLT6MayHotelThe 2015 Arabian Travel Market #ATM2015 kicks off this Monday and, as every year, we’re part of it. You can find us on stand no. . We hope to meet with many of our travel trade friends and industry colleagues!

For those not attending the region’s largest travel industry event, we’ve got a fine selection of special offers in May. Pop into the Bonnington and try them all! Click on any of the pictures below to see a larger version:

Our Golden Book has also been busy again over the past weeks and here’s a selection of the latest #GuestCommentsWednesday comments we received – just click on any of them to see a larger version:

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

New menus and new guest comments #guestcommentswednesday

It’s Wednesday, so we bring you more Golden Book comments for #guestcommentswednesday , but also good news, especially if you’re hungry: We’ve just launched new food menus in many of our outlets.

Here’s our new Cavendish lunch menu, which you can now also enjoy al fresco on our new Cavendish Terrace:

 

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If you’re more of a dinner person, here’s the new Cavendish dinner menu:

 

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Fancy a Family Friday Brunch in Dubai? Here’s a sample of our brunch menu:

 

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We’ve also update our Authors’ Lounge menu:

 

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Our Leisure Deck menu received a revamp, too:

 

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

There’s a new terrace in #JLT

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You have experienced the Cavendish taste indoors, now experience it outdoors on the newly opened Cavendish Terrace. Located under the shade of the impressive Bonnington Tower and set amongst lush greenery and water features, you can now lunch, brunch, or dine al fresco at the Cavendish.

Enjoy breakfast in the sun, a quick lunch with colleagues outdoors, or a romantic dinner by candlelight, all while experiencing the same great food and service you have come to expect from the Cavendish, but with added fresh air and views of the bustling Almas Tower neighbourhood in JLT.

Why not pop in this month & try the Cavendish dessert of the month?

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Today is Wednesday and that means it’s #GuestCommentsWednesday at the Bonnington, too! Our Golden Book has been busy during the past week and here are some of our latest comments:

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

Earth Hour and a new #guestcommentswednesday

It’s Wednesday, so we’ll bring you the latest #GuestCommentsWednesday , but also some news of upcoming events at the Bonnington in JLT.

As always at the end of March, #EarthHour is happening this coming Saturday from 8.30 – 9.30 p.m. Dubai time. We’ve been part of it since we first opened our doors and, over the years, have made great inroads into lowering our energy consumption and carbon footprint. The Bonnington was one of the first hotels in new Dubai with solar panels on its roof and LED lighting and motion sensor controls were also part of our setup for years.

Still, there’s also a fun side to Earth Hour and, for us, that means the annual candlelight dinner at the Cavendish Restaurant:

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Even more traditional than Earth Hour is the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest horse racing event, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

As always, we’ll be telecasting it live in our Healey’s Bar & Terrace and this year, we’re throwing in a free welcome drink:

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

Hello March! Here’s what’s going on…

March is one of our favorite months in the year, because of our annual St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza around 17th March. Being Irish owned, we’ve celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in style since we first opened our doors and, from our second year onwards, with our friends from McGettigan’s (who, coincidentally, run their own blog – check it out here).

The McGettigan’s blog is also a good source to find out what’s going on this St. Patrick’s Day, as most of our celebrations will take place in #McGettigansJLT . As always, though, we also have plans for a St. Patrick’s Day dinner in our Cavendish Restaurant and we’ll release the details soon on the restaurant’s Google+ and Facebook pages.

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Are you looking for our other March special offers? You can find them here.

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Did you know that, for guests in our luxurious serviced apartments, we introduced an exclusive room service dining offer a little while ago? Daily changing specials for only AED 79/portion! Want to see what’s on offer? Just search for hashtag #DoorBellDining on Twitter or on Instagram. We also publish the offers every afternoon on our Facebook and Google+ pages.

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We were pleased to welcome Mona from The Monalogues recently. Mona runs a blog that’s worth checking out (you can find it here) and came to try out our Pink Ladies Night in Healey’s Bar and Terrace recently. See what she had to say here.

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Welcome to the Month of Romance. And of other special offers! #guestcommentwednesday , too!

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February is here and Valentine’s Day is looming on the not so far away horizon. If you haven’t finalised your plans yet, click on the image above and check out our gourmet offers in the Cavendish Restaurant.

If you’re not a fan of Valentine’s, why not give the annual anti-Valentine’s party in our McGettigan’s JLT a try? You can find out more about it on their blog here.

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Other than for Valentine’s Day, we have, of course, more great offers for your in February, for example in our Authors’ Lounge:

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Or, if you’d rather enjoy the cool weather outdoors, why not check out our Leisure Deck?

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We’re always happy to hear from our guests and visitors! You can now also share your pictures with us on Instagram:

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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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