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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 #520 on: July 02, 2013, 02:55:24 PM »
Anyone know If you can book Le Meridien Dead Sea for sukkos thru SPG? on their site their is no availability.
yes, i reserved a few nights over succos using spg points

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #521 on: July 03, 2013, 08:56:23 AM »
I tried booking a room with  SPG points for ANY day after 9Av until Rosh Chodesh, but there's nothing available at the Dead Sea Hotel.

Is there a trick or something I can do?

Thanks

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #522 on: July 03, 2013, 10:07:31 AM »
Anyone by any chance have this Friday night available that I can "GET" from you. Need it desperately. July 5-6.
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #523 on: July 03, 2013, 10:29:36 AM »
Anyone by any chance have this Friday night available that I can "GET" from you. Need it desperately. July 5-6.

Going back already?

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #524 on: July 03, 2013, 10:38:31 AM »
Going back already?

If I can get a room i'll go for Shabbas.
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #525 on: July 07, 2013, 11:30:52 AM »
If I can get a room i'll go for Shabbas.
Rumor has it someone bought all availability for the summer.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #526 on: July 07, 2013, 11:31:40 AM »
Rumor has it someone bought all availability for the summer.
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #527 on: July 07, 2013, 02:22:56 PM »
Looks like tonight is still available as well as motze shabbos

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #528 on: July 07, 2013, 02:39:53 PM »
Rumor has it someone bought all availability for the summer.

How do you "buy" all the availability?!

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #529 on: July 07, 2013, 02:41:48 PM »
How do you "buy" all the availability?!
well all these travel agents groups do that

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #530 on: July 07, 2013, 03:43:14 PM »
well all these travel agents groups do that

Do you realize how little sense that makes?! Travel agents don't book rooms on points...

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #531 on: July 07, 2013, 03:47:52 PM »
Do you realize how little sense that makes?! Travel agents don't book rooms on points...
its basically the same thing, they book tons of regular rooms which affect availability on points.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #532 on: July 07, 2013, 03:49:07 PM »
Do you realize how little sense that makes?! Travel agents don't book rooms on points...
Theoretically they could, but I'd think it would be a real pain in the *$$(% to add in tons of ppl's names onto the reservations.
Can't imagine that SPG would go for that...

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #533 on: July 07, 2013, 03:53:55 PM »
Do you realize how little sense that makes?! Travel agents don't book rooms on points...

Oh riiiight, so it's not "Trave Agents" in the common term per se, it's "guys" trying to resell the rooms.
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #534 on: July 07, 2013, 04:29:28 PM »
its basically the same thing, they book tons of regular rooms which affect availability on points.
+1 That's what happens

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #535 on: July 07, 2013, 08:11:33 PM »
+1 That's what happens
That is right look around on this forum and you can buy nights

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #536 on: July 07, 2013, 11:23:13 PM »
That is right look around on this forum and you can buy nights

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Selling rooms on DDF is forbidden, and has been for quite a long time now. "Look around on this forum" and you will find... nothing.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #537 on: July 07, 2013, 11:27:39 PM »
its basically the same thing, they book tons of regular rooms which affect availability on points.

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Totally unrelated. I've been to the front desk more than once when there was not a room to be had for points for days and days on the calendar, and yet they said to me, "pick whatever floor you want, we have like 40 empty rooms tonight".

Oh, and you'd be hard-pressed to find a TA who actually bothers to book "tons of rooms" at the LMDS.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #538 on: July 08, 2013, 07:51:02 AM »
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Selling rooms on DDF is forbidden, and has been for quite a long time now. "Look around on this forum" and you will find... nothing.

America must be getting to you... He means that the the phenomenon of booking rooms with points to sell for $$$ can be proven by looking around this thread. Yes it's not done on this "thread" anymore but that doesn't mean the "guys" in Ramat Eshkol/Maalot Dafna have let up on this scam. 
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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #539 on: July 08, 2013, 10:25:39 AM »
America must be getting to you... He means that the the phenomenon of booking rooms with points to sell for $$$ can be proven by looking around this thread. Yes it's not done on this "thread" anymore but that doesn't mean the "guys" in Ramat Eshkol/Maalot Dafna have let up on this scam. 
Thank you, I was surprised he needed a explanation.