Bahrain Review Gulf Hotel offers Ramadan packages November 2003 865 Share The Gulf Hotel. The Gulf Hotel is offering package deals during the Holy Month of Ramadan. For weekend stay (Wednesday and Thursday), the hotel offers BD42 on twin sharing and BD63 for single occupancy. This tax and service charge inclusive overnight stay rate includes an Iftar buffet and Sohour at Khaimat al Khaleej. The weekday special of BD47 on twin sharing and BD73 includes an Iftar buffet and BD5 consummable at Khaimat al Khaleej.“As a city resort, Gulf Hotel is indeed a hub for families specially on weekends. The hotel’s large swimming pool and outdoor area makes it an ideal place for relaxation,” said a marketing manager from the hotel. “The hotel’s recreation and promotions departments has continuously been organising sports events such as swimming, tennis and aerobics among many others. “The Al Waha coffeeshop has is a weekend venue for families where in children enjoy fun games, clown shows and face painting. The shuttle service to Manama makes traditional shopping in the city more convenient for families. Bahrain should be able to attract families with the variety of recreation, shopping and sight seeing activities.”As far as the upcoming Formula 1race goes, the official said: “As the royal family and every government institution have focused and shown tremendous support to this sporting event, the hotel has reserved 75 per cent of its room inventory to the Bahrain Racing Circuit in the effort to assist and manage continuous flow of accommodation for international sports organizations and grand prix followers.“The Gulf Hotel has lined up several events such as concerts and play house featuring well known regional and international celebrities. Housing the best restaurants in Bahrain, activities and special promotions will take place in all of our speciality restaurants: Iranian, Lebanese, Fusions, Thai, Chinese, Italian and international cuisine.” “Bahrain possesses a great potential in the future particularly in the leisure travellers who are seeking warmth and desert adventures. The hotel is now working closely with Gulf Air in launching special packages and programs to drive attention and interest from various international destinations to Bahrain.”The Gilf Hotels has 360 superior rooms including 30 deluxe rooms, nine deluxe suites, three luxury suites, an executive floor and a Royal Suite.The hotel houses seven restaurants: Sato Japanese restaurant; La Pergola Italian restaurant; Zahle Lebanese restaurant; China Garden Chinese restaurant; Al Waha Cafe restaurant; Royal Thai Seafood restaurant; and Fusions restaurant. It also has two lounges offering light snacks and drinks - the Palace Lounge and the Al Andalus Lounge. And the Sherlock Holmes English Pub.The hotel and the Gulf International Convention & Exhibition Centre houses 21 banquet rooms sizes that can accommodate up to 4,000 people; 2,580 sq m of exhibition area; business center; VIP lounge; and Bridal Suite.