… and it’s a wrap! Another Paddy’s Day weekend at the Bonnington has been and gone. This year, we had old favourites, like our Irish dancers in the lobby, but also exciting new events, like the biggest Irish party Dubai has ever seen, which was organized by our friends from McGettigan’s and which took place in Media City.
Of course, we’ve had the Irish flag up again on our tower, too:
The day itself sped past like a whirlwind with events taking place in the hotel, in McGettigan’s JLT, and in Media City. Although it was very busy, we had time to pop across the road and party a little, too:
If you didn’t manage to join us this year, mark your diaries for next year’s celebrations!
St. Patrick’s Day is coming! Now’s the right time to book your stay at Dubai’s only Irish owned luxury hotel! Enjoy a fabulous stay at the Bonnington Hotel in JLT, great Irish food, and FREE entry to Dubai’s biggest Paddy’s Day party at the Dubai Media City amphitheater! The Bonnington, home of McGettigan’s Irish Pubs – the craic is mightier here! For bookings, go to http://bit.ly/paddysdayindubai
Shake your shamrock! McGettigan’s and DGT Events are excited to bring you the BIGGEST Paddy’s Day Party in the Middle East on the green grass of Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. It’s the ultimate celebration of all things Irish, featuring a full day of live music in the sunshine, award-winning food and beverages from the McGettigan’s team, and of course great craic!
Grab your swimsuit or swimming trunks, gather your family and friends, and head down to JLT and the Leisure Deck at the Bonnington for our new poolside BBQ!
Every Saturday from 12.30 p.m. – 4 p.m., our Leisure Deck on the 11th floor hosts a great poolside barbecue. Enjoy unlimited food and drinks for only AED 199, live music, and great views over the JLT skyline. Jump into the temperature-controlled pool or relax in the Jacuzzi. For the kids, there’s a separate kids pool and a play area.
Weekends are made for relaxing and having fund with friends – at the Bonnington, that’s all about you!
If you’re in Dubai, there’s much going on in and around the city during the Eid holidays. You can check out the full program here.
At the Bonnington, we’ve got great offers for you, too. Don’t forget about our special Eid al Adha menu at the Cavendish, which you can peruse here.
Don’t forget that Saturday 10th is a dry night and no alcoholic beverages will be served in our restaurants and bars.
Before that, though, make the most of the long weekend and come to Healey’s where great shisha and a special unlimited cocktails package awaits you on Friday 9th September in the evening:
If you’re still looking for a room in Dubai this Eid, we’ve got a great long weekend offer for you and you can find out more about it here:
Whatever you do, have a great Eid!
There 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?
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!
Many 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.
The year just gone ended with a pleasant surprise when we were given an Agoda Golden Circle Award for outstanding customer feedback and going above and beyond the call of duty in 2015!
Thank you to everybody who left us feedback on agoda.com and to our partners from Agoda. Only very few hotels make it into the Golden Circle and we’re very pleased to have been included. The Golden Circle badge means that we’re consistently receiving very good feedback from Agoda guests and is also a thumbs-up to our reservations, revenue, and sales teams for using Agoda’s online platform effectively.
Whether you’re staying with us via agoda.com or other booking channels, you’re always guaranteed a warm welcome and great service in the heart of new Dubai!
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.
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.
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.”
Join the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice discussion on social media with the #travelerschoice hashtag.
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