Conrad Dublin celebrates 30th Anniversary
Conrad Dublin, the 192-room luxury hotel located in the heart of Dublin, today announces a lineup of fall programming for visitors and locals alike, with the centerpiece of its activations including its 30th anniversary celebrations. Activities will kick off with the Back to School Getaway for Grownups and Lemuel’s Rum Thursday until the hotel’s 30th Anniversary celebration in October, as well as Rugby World Cup specials starting September 22 through November.
“As the oldest, still open Conrad hotel, we are thrilled to celebrate our 30th anniversary this fall with property-wide festivities,” said Martin Mangan, general manager of Conrad Dublin. “Beyond our 30th anniversary, we have the exciting opportunity to showcase a variety of programming and partner events this fall. Dublin provides an ideal getaway for those looking to enjoy brisk temperatures and festive city-wide offerings, and we look forward to offering our guests and locals unique experiences at Conrad Dublin.”
30th Anniversary Celebration
In celebration of Conrad Dublin’s 30th anniversary, the property has unveiled plans for month-long festivities this October, including an exclusive package with a complimentary upgrade to the Presidential suite for the 30th guest who books. Those who book the 30th Anniversary package will be escorted to a suite upon arrival where they can enjoy a bottle of Henriot champagne accompanied by celebratory treats.
As Conrad Dublin also celebrates its milestone of the oldest, still open property under the Conrad Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio, the hotel is also offering a set “throwback” menu created by Head Chef Gary Rogers, which nods to 1989 cuisine. Available for €58 per person, dishes include Prawn Cocktail, Tournedos Rossini (Foie gras, truffle, brioche & asparagus) and Black Forest Gateau (black cherries).
Additional hotel activations include a lobby exhibition with historic hotel memorabilia, themed decorations, a complimentary drink and bite and 1989 fun facts available at check in on the formal anniversary, October 16, 2019. Additionally, guests have the option to pen a letter to Conrad Dublin guests 30-years from now during a ceremonial letter writing.
Conrad Dublin’s Presidential Suite features stunning city views overlooking the Iveagh Gardens and National Concert Hall, spacious living room and dining area, baby grand piano and bespoke Irish artwork. The presidential suite is equipped with the latest technology, including two 65-inch LED TVs with premium channels, a state-of-the-art sound system, Dyson hairdryer, plus an iHome Bluetooth docking station.
Additional fall programming includes:
Back to School Getaway for Grownups
Travelers can officially welcome the fall by booking a sophisticated escape to Dublin once the kids are back in school. The package includes a delicious buffet breakfast, complimentary roundtrip airport transfers and a relaxed dinner for two at The Coburg with a cocktail pre- or post-dinner at Lemuel’s Lounge and Bar. Guests can enjoy their time exploring the city of Dublin at leisure, taking in the sights and experiences with only a two-minute walk from St. Stephen’s Green. The package is available to book until October 31, 2019.
Lemuel’s Rum Thursday
Every Thursday until September 30, 2019, Conrad Dublin offers guests and locals an experience in Lemuel’s Lounge and Bar, a venue inspired by Gulliver’s Travels and offers new world wines, fine food and elegant tea time, with decadent rum-based cocktails. Guests can choose from a selection which includes the classic Mojito, Cuatro Highball, Piña Colada, and an Old Fashioned. Original cocktails include Nuts & Orange (made with Brugal 1888, Gran Marnier, Frangelico and shaved chocolate orange), 1888 Solstice (Brugal 1888, Germain, peach bitters and vanilla sugar), 1888 Night Cap (Brugal 1888, Sherry and chocolate bitters) and the Grand Rum-Dame Mai Tai (Appleton Signature, Orgeat, Grand Marnier and fresh lime juice). In addition to unique and classic cocktails, Lemuel’s offers sharing and sweet plates of rum-inspired dishes including charcuterie, mojito panna cotta and pistachio cake to accompany the diverse drink selection.
Sourdough September returns to Conrad Dublin with the Master Sourdough Bakery class from Bretzel Bakery on Thursday, September 26, 2019. Sourdough September is a destination-wide festival that takes place throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, encouraging people to buy genuine sourdough or learn how to make it at home. During the class, Master Baker Fabrice Hergaux demonstrates the simple steps of creating a sourdough loaf, showing examples of the bread in addition to a tasting session. Guests are treated to homemade dips of French onion, cheddar and hummus paired with tea and coffee or an afternoon cocktail and beer. In addition to receiving a sample of the bread made in class, participants depart with a sourdough starter from Bretzel Bakery and 30 percent off their food bill at Alfie Byrne’s by Galway Bay Brewery, Conrad Dublin’s Irish-American themed bar offering casual dining with an extensive range of craft beer and whiskeys, throughout the month of October.
Rugby World Cup
In celebration of the Rugby World Cup, Alfie Byrne’s by Galway Bay Brewery will open early for guests and locals alike to watch the 12-game series. For games starting before 11:30 a.m., fans are invited to enjoy specialty culinary options, including the Breakfast Bap (Brioche bun, smoked Irish bacon, free range fried egg, grilled tomato, wild rocket, homemade relish), Avocado Toast and Smoked Salmon Bagels in addition to tea, coffee or juice for €15 per person. Games starting after 11:30 a.m. will feature a menu of the Special Wagyu burger with a Japanese beer for €20 per person in addition to the regular food menu available à la carte. To celebrate the finals of the World Cup, Conrad Dublin will host a special screening in its Iveagh Suite, the ultimate venue for intimate gatherings and events containing art and details inspired by Irish writer Oscar Wilde’s work, including prosecco on arrival for €65 per person. The games will also be airing in Lemuel’s Lounge and Bar and The Coburg with cookies in the shape of a rugby ball.
Conrad Dublin offers the popular Hilton Honors mobile app, which gives global luxury travelers the ability to customize details of their hotel stay before, during, and after each visit via a Smartphone or tablet. Whether it’s pre-selecting bath amenities or checking-in while in-transit from the airport, guests can access a variety of features by using the app.
Conrad Dublin participates in Hilton Honors®, the only guest loyalty program where guests who book directly through www.conradhotels.com have access to benefits including the digital Conrad Concierge and complimentary Wi-Fi at 26 Conrad hotels worldwide.
To learn more about or connect with Conrad Dublin, please visit www.conraddublin.com or call +353 1 6028900. For more information about Conrad Hotels & Resorts, please visit http://news.conradhotels.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @conradhotels.
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