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They are certified Kosher from the local Rabbanut. (Ein Bokek)
The meat is NOT Glatt.
The chicken is Rabbanut Mehadrin.
The cooking is Bishul Yisrael according to the Rema, not the Beit Yosef.
The vegetables are Gush Katif. The cabbage is NOT.

The Mashgiach says, the hard cheeses are not Mehadrin.

Breakfast:
- Breads, pastries, cakes - parbaked or raw frozen , Chasam Sofer Petach Tiqwa
- Packaged yogurts and puddings - some are B"datz . Rubin, but be careful some could be cholov nochri, check packaging
- Grapefruit and Orange Juice from Spout - PriMor ,Chasam Sofer Petach Tiqwa
- Hard Round Cheeses on cutting board- Cholov Nochri
- Gvina Levana, cottage cheese - .....................
- Feta, Bulgarian Cheeses - He claims Belz
- Some type of butter spread- some are cholov nochri
- Fish- He says B"datz ( he says B"datz about alot of things....), but its usually just herring and mackarel
- Tuna - He says B"datz, but there is usually some type of leafy veggie in there i.e. parsley
- Instant Coffee Machine - Cholov Yisroel of some rabbi in Ashkelon
- Espresso Station - Milk is usually Mehadrin Tnuva, you can look at the bag (Yes milk comes in a 5 gallon bag)
- Hot Stations- Not really sure, they serve dinner there also which is fleishig, I'm guessing they switch the stations, but i wouldn't....
- Produce - He says B"datz ( he says B"datz about alot of things....)
- Cereals- some are cholov nochri


Lounge:
Basically the same cakes and fruits as breakfast.

Mashgiach's number 050-892-2728
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #120 on: May 21, 2012, 04:43:13 PM »
They sometimes have the minimum stay requirement, and sometimes dont. Simple.
And when they do, I've never had luck getting Starwoods to remove the extra nights, perhaps things have changed since 5 years ago.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #121 on: May 21, 2012, 04:46:21 PM »
They sometimes have the minimum stay requirement, and sometimes dont. Simple.
And when they do, I've never had luck getting Starwoods to remove the extra nights, perhaps things have changed since 5 years ago.
Even with Plat concierge?
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #122 on: May 21, 2012, 04:49:43 PM »
What with a sukkah?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #123 on: May 21, 2012, 04:56:57 PM »
Even with Plat concierge?
Am not plat. The system didnt let them remove it, untill they figured out theres a minimum stay.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #124 on: May 22, 2012, 12:09:38 AM »
booked  6 rooms for one night(a few families) but the person whose account it is will not be there, so i should call and have the name of the actual guest added to the account, will that be a problem for so many rooms?

also  it only gave an option of king beds, would we have trouble getting twins?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #125 on: May 22, 2012, 01:35:53 AM »
booked  6 rooms for one night(a few families) but the person whose account it is will not be there, so i should call and have the name of the actual guest added to the account, will that be a problem for so many rooms?

also  it only gave an option of king beds, would we have trouble getting twins?
Try to have them change it to twin beforehand, b/c it may be hard for them to find that many rooms when you arrive. You can change it either by contacting the hotel or SPG, but make sure it comes through into your online account in case you have to complain afterwards.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #126 on: May 22, 2012, 01:37:13 AM »
Try to have them change it to twin beforehand, b/c it may be hard for them to find that many rooms when you arrive. You can change it either by contacting the hotel or SPG, but make sure it comes through into your online account in case you have to complain afterwards.

Especially if you're hoping for them to be adjacent, or at least close-by.
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #127 on: May 23, 2012, 10:54:58 PM »
called spg about one room who called the hotel and they say no twins are available. is that a way of discouraging us from using points?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #128 on: May 24, 2012, 07:35:38 AM »
When booking with a Plat account, will the LM DS give plat bennies?
When did you last try it?

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« Reply #129 on: May 24, 2012, 05:08:19 PM »
they are also limiting to 2 people per room, wont allow to book 3 for award room, how makpid are they?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #130 on: May 31, 2012, 08:04:19 AM »
just got back from LM Dead sea. I got a suite upgrade without a problem. Free internet, access to their business lounge. They would not give free breakfast. The lounge had plenty to eat all day.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #131 on: May 31, 2012, 08:07:56 AM »
just got back from LM Dead sea. I got a suite upgrade without a problem. Free internet, access to their business lounge. They would not give free breakfast. The lounge had plenty to eat all day.
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #132 on: May 31, 2012, 08:27:56 AM »
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« Reply #133 on: May 31, 2012, 08:29:16 AM »
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« Reply #134 on: May 31, 2012, 08:43:50 AM »
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« Reply #137 on: June 21, 2012, 03:29:49 AM »
Anyone know why online won't lemme book Fri-Sun even though the hotel told me they have the basic room avail?
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #138 on: June 21, 2012, 06:17:06 AM »
Anyone know why online won't lemme book Fri-Sun even though the hotel told me they have the basic room avail?
You got through to a human at the hotel? Major props.
That being said, I wouldn't put too much weight on what a hotel employee told you
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« Reply #139 on: June 21, 2012, 06:45:21 AM »
You got through to a human at the hotel? Major props.
That being said, I wouldn't put too much weight on what a hotel employee told you
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