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Breakfast:
Paying guests get breakfast for free. If you are staying on points you need to be gold or diamond to get free breakfast. (source)

Parking:
Complimentary (No longer, is now 60sh for self park - Drago)

Shuls Nearby:
Great Synagogue - Approx. 7 minute walk
Kotel around 15min walk thru the mall & arab Shuk (Only suggested when soldiers are present like friday night on the way home)
Hotel has a Shul in the basement

Hechsher: Plain Rabbanut Yerushayim (not mehadrin)
hechsherim in isreal
whatever your rabbi says you can eat, someone else's rabbi says is treif

If anyone is planing on staying at Waldorf and not eating the free breakfast (Hechsher, Early flight, etc') please PM shimino1

If you get free drinks vouchers and don't use them, I'll buy it off you for 10 shek per voucher.
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Author Topic: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem  (Read 259320 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #75 on: November 15, 2012, 05:37:50 PM »
Even if they do that can't we just there with the free nights from the Hilton reserve card?

Still requires a standard room. Weekend nights only, BTW.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #76 on: November 15, 2012, 05:54:05 PM »
Still requires a standard room. Weekend nights only, BTW.
Oh, that would suck if we cant redeem those free nights in Yerushalayim.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #77 on: November 18, 2012, 07:20:48 PM »
Can't wait for it to open, will be the only decent hotel in Jerusalem (aside from Mamilla but thats without using points) The former Sheraton aka Plaza is pretty gross for what you pay

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #78 on: November 18, 2012, 08:06:58 PM »
Can't wait for it to open, will be the only decent hotel in Jerusalem (aside from Mamilla but thats without using points) The former Sheraton aka Plaza is pretty gross for what you pay
I guess the King David isn't nice enough for you?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #79 on: November 18, 2012, 10:47:36 PM »
I guess the King David isn't nice enough for you?
I actually stayed there once and was pretty disappointed. The room was not cheap by any means, carpet was dirty and room was tiny! The suites are nice but a basic room is pretty sad for what you pay. IMHO

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #80 on: November 19, 2012, 10:01:27 AM »
I'm not a Mamilla fan (though granted I stayed there right when they opened on Starpoints) but what about David Citadel?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #81 on: November 19, 2012, 01:02:53 PM »
I actually stayed there once and was pretty disappointed. The room was not cheap by any means, carpet was dirty and room was tiny! The suites are nice but a basic room is pretty sad for what you pay. IMHO

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #82 on: November 19, 2012, 01:08:42 PM »
i'm a fan of the david citadel

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #83 on: November 19, 2012, 01:10:05 PM »
i'm a fan of the david citadel
Such a shame Hilton let that slip through their hands.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #84 on: November 19, 2012, 04:55:22 PM »
I'm not a Mamilla fan (though granted I stayed there right when they opened on Starpoints) but what about David Citadel?
Me neither, Its very boutique and im more into the luxury..
Citadel needs some upkeep. Israeli's dont know how to maintain a hotel.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #85 on: November 26, 2012, 03:46:12 AM »
Great article on the history of the WA location
http://www.israeldailypicture.com/2012/11/the-return-of-palace-hotel-to-jerusalem.html

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #86 on: November 26, 2012, 06:09:23 AM »
Israeli's dont know how to maintain a hotel.
Israeli don't need to upkeep hotels. They have sky high occupancy rates year round and theres no market for even more expensive rooms.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #87 on: November 26, 2012, 08:27:20 AM »
Israeli don't need to upkeep hotels. They have sky high occupancy rates year round and theres no market for even more expensive rooms.
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most of the hotel business in j'lem goes to tour groups, primarily christian.  they're not looking for fancy hotels and expensive rooms.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #88 on: November 26, 2012, 09:53:22 AM »

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #89 on: January 14, 2013, 05:18:26 PM »
Status update from someone in IL? Think this will actually open in August?
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