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Venkadesh stands tall in 2nd position at the Global Sake Sommelier Competition!

Venkadesh Sake Competition 2nd Place

He’s done it! Congratulations to Venkadesh, our Healey’s Bar & Terrace Manager, for achieving an outstanding 2nd place in the recent Global Sake Sommelier of the Year competition! For more details about the competition, read our previous blog post here.

Venkadesh was one of six semi-finalists, who battled it out at the final, which was held in London on 23rd November 2015.

We’re all very proud that one of our team-members represented us and the UAE at this prestigious annual event and finished in the top two!

We wish Venkadesh all the very best for the future! Who knows, he might just grab the trophy for us at next year’s Sake Sommelier competition!

It’s definitely a great start to the festive season. If you’re looking to celebrate, we’ve got some great offers and events at the Bonnington. Check out the details here.

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

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Need a meeting room in Dubai? We’ve got a few and they’re all new!

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Did you know that we’ve recently refurbished and extended our conference rooms and meeting spaces? You can now chose from six state-of-the-art meeting rooms, which are all conveniently located right next to the Business Centre on the mezzanine level of our tower.

All meeting rooms are equipped with the state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, integrated screens, laptop computers, lighting and temperature control, sound, video and microphone systems.

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All our meeting rooms also benefit from natural daylight and there are spacious break-out areas, some indoors, some outdoors.

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If you’re staying with us overnight during your event or conference, you might enjoy our Club level rooms and suites, which are purely devoted to our corporate clients. Guests staying in these rooms will benefit from a wealth of value added services – airport transfer (one way only), free wifi, and access to our exclusive lounge where they can enjoy complimentary teas, coffee, fresh juices and light snacks during the day.

Our meeting planners can help you make your next conference or event a great success. Contact them today!


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Have you tried out our new Social Dining Thursday Night Brunch yet? Watch the video the video here or see what a blogger who visited us recently had to say here.

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

Social Dining Thursdays and some very early Christmas info…

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Start you weekend the Bonnington way! Join us at the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers in the heart of Dubai’s thriving JLT community for a truly social dining experience.

Every Thursday from 7.30 p.m. – 11 p.m., gather your friends and colleagues at the Cavendish Restaurant & Terrace and experience Social Dining Thursdays, a great new casual dining concept with unlimited beverages, tasty sharing platters, and live music. Enjoy an al-fresco evening on the Cavendish Terrace or meet at a table in the stylish Cavendish Restaurant. Indoors or outdoors, you’ll find big social dining fun at a small all-inclusive price, great service, and freshly prepared innovative European cuisine.

We bring our famous “It’s all about you” service, your bring your friends. Together we’ll kick off the weekend and let the stresses of the workweek fade away over great food and great company. Come as you are! Our talented chefs will cook up a storm and present you with a variety of their best creations on sharing platters. We’ve got platters full of meat and platters for vegetarians – just take your pick, tell us what you’d like to drink, and let us do all the work while you chat to your friends and colleagues. Stay for an hour or for the entire evening – social dining Thursdays are all-inclusive, so you’ll always know exactly how much you’ll spend! Share your Bonnington Thursdays: #SocialDiningJLT .

 

 

We’re busy finalising our 2015 Christmas offers and details will be available shortly. Meanwhile, our friends from McGettigan’s JLT and DWTC have already released their offers, so if you’re after an Irish Christmas in Dubai, check this out:

 

 

You can also read the McGettigan’s blog here and get more info on their festive offers.

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?

The Bonnington hosts Sony TV’s Weekend Out

As 2014 is drawing to a close, we’re trawling through our archives and uncovering bits & bobs we haven’t shared during the year. Here’s one of them:

In November 2014, we were pleased to welcome Sony TV’s Gaurav Tandon, who presented an episode of the network’s popular Weekend Out show from our hotel.

In this episode Gaurav talks about Disney on Ice, the latest fashion trends in Dubai, and a number of other topics.

Have a look:

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

Thanksgiving at the Bonnington: The turkey’s ready!

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It’s almost Thanksgiving and if you’re celebrating, there’s not finer way to do so than with a Bonnington Thanksgiving turkey!

You can enjoy it for lunch or dinner on Thursday 27th November 2014 at the Cavendish Restaurant, or you can order a turkey meal to take away!

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The menus are also available for download from our SlideShare account here.

Join us for our 2014 Thanksgiving in Dubai feast! You can book your table online on our homepage!

Have you seen our YouTube channel already?

Well done, Shane! Let’s celebrate with free beer!

Here’s a little something to brighten up your Sunday! To celebrate the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers’ and McGettigan’s brand ambassador, Shane Lowry’s fantastic season culminating in the DP Golf World Championship over the weekend at the Jumeirah Golf Estates here in Dubai, there will be a FREE BAR* tonight from 8-10pm at McGettigan’s JLT!

This very special offer is valid for one night only, don’t miss out!

Shane Lowry is an Irish professional golfer currently ranked #52 in the world. He is proudly sponsored by the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers and the McGettigan’s Group.

Come and join us at the McGettigan’s ‘Race to Dubai’ after-party tonight Sunday 23rd November at McGettigan’s JLT at the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers Hotel.

*applies to house beverages only.

Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers Honored In the 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Hotel Awards

We’re very pleased to announce that we have been named as a winner in the 2014 Travelers’ Choice® awards, putting us firmly amongst the top 25% of hotels in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East.

In the 12th year of the awards, the world’s most outstanding properties were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Family, Luxury, Romance, and Small Hotels.

We are no stranger to winning Travelers’ Choice® awards having bagged two awards in 2012 already.

Travelers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the reviews and opinions of millions of TripAdvisor travelers around the globe.

Our General Manager, Bruno Guilloux, had this to say about the 2014 award:

“We are very pleased to have received this award. This recognition is the result of hard work and dedication from highly committed colleagues. I am delighted to share this success with all of them. As an independently managed and family-owned hotel, we’re very proud to have made it into these lists and would like to say a big thank you to everybody who reviewed us on TripAdvisor.”

To see all our TripAdvisor reviews, click here. To see all 2014 Travelers’ Choice winners, go to http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice.

Join the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice discussion on social media with the #travelerschoice hashtag.

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Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers and McGettigan’s Irish Pub Proudly Announce Sponsorship of Irish Golf Sensation Shane Lowry

Today, the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers and McGettigan’s Irish Pub proudly announced their sponsorship of Irish golf sensation Shane Lowry. It was a great day as Shane Lowry was pictured hitting golf balls into the surrounding lakes from the rooftop terrace of Healey’s at the Bonnington, and relaxing in McGettigan’s. Present for the launch was caddy Dermot Byrne, Bonnington and McGettigan’s CEO Dennis McGettigan, and Irish Ambassador to the UAE H.E.Patrick Hennessy. We wish Shane all the luck and success at the DP World Race to Dubai and the future!

Check out Shane’s website here or follow him on Twitter here.

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F1 Abu Dhabi – Get the best of both worlds!

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Catch all the excitement of the 2013 Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix with our special Formula One Grand Stay package.

We’re only 40 minutes from the race course, so you why pay F1 room rates in Abu Dhabi if you can stay with us and enjoy special rates and offers in our restaurants and bars?

Find out more by clicking here!

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