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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1000 on: November 03, 2020, 12:12:06 PM »
Do the Broken Arrow tour with Pink Jeep.  We had a great time. Also, Flagstaff is a good place for Shabbos, has a Chabad.  If you have time, Meteor Crater and Petrified Forest NP.  Arrive early at the Hoover Dam so you can do the better tour, perhaps you can buy online.

Thank you for the response!

I was debating between Sedona and Scottsdale, now you're saying Flagstaff. The Chabad isn't important, but is a plus. I'm looking for go for luxury with views.

In Phoenix where can I buy Shabbos food?   

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1001 on: November 03, 2020, 10:17:17 PM »
Thank you for the response!

I was debating between Sedona and Scottsdale, now you're saying Flagstaff. The Chabad isn't important, but is a plus. I'm looking for go for luxury with views.

In Phoenix where can I buy Shabbos food?
Scottsdale may actually be a better choice, depending on the weather.  I forgot you were going now.

imperialkosher.com has Shabbos takeout.
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1002 on: November 03, 2020, 11:25:03 PM »
What's the best hotel to stay at? I would want a suite with a kitchenette if possible. I was looking at the Boulder or Scottsdale Resort

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1003 on: November 04, 2020, 10:38:38 AM »
In Phoenix where can I buy Shabbos food?
Kitchen18 also does shabbos food too, funky yummy stuff.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1004 on: November 04, 2020, 03:58:54 PM »
Kitchen18 also does shabbos food too, funky yummy stuff.

Thanks. Any idea on the hotel?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1005 on: November 04, 2020, 08:08:43 PM »
Thanks. Any idea on the hotel?
we love the Kierland villas (if u care about minyan Ahavas Torah is about a 45 minute walk away).
Marriott Canyon villas is decent to (not as nice but prob cheaper) and its 18 minutes from chabad of north phoenix (nice 10 am minyan with a great kiddush pre-covid)

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1006 on: November 17, 2020, 12:21:32 AM »
for a couple without kids - what's the nicest place? some of the hotels (some four Seasons rooms) have private plunge pools, which is a nice plus, if truly private.
seems the Phoenician has a great reputation, perhaps deservedly. Sanctuary does as well. Looking for luxurious quiet.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1007 on: November 17, 2020, 06:17:32 AM »
for a couple without kids - what's the nicest place? some of the hotels (some four Seasons rooms) have private plunge pools, which is a nice plus, if truly private.
seems the Phoenician has a great reputation, perhaps deservedly. Sanctuary does as well. Looking for luxurious quiet.

What area?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1008 on: November 17, 2020, 10:36:08 AM »

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1009 on: November 23, 2020, 12:37:26 PM »
for a couple without kids - what's the nicest place? some of the hotels (some four Seasons rooms) have private plunge pools, which is a nice plus, if truly private.
seems the Phoenician has a great reputation, perhaps deservedly. Sanctuary does as well. Looking for luxurious quiet.
both are in the $500 range. any way to get those prices down, perhaps by buying off a voucher?
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1010 on: November 23, 2020, 01:06:21 PM »
both are in the $500 range. any way to get those prices down, perhaps by buying off a voucher?
I'm booking with UR. not that I know of

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1011 on: December 24, 2020, 10:21:18 AM »
Are the restaurants open? How bout shuls?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1012 on: December 27, 2020, 10:53:37 PM »
Any hotel best for shabbos friendly, walking distance to Shul, in Phoenix/Scottsdale? Airbnb suggestions also welcome

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1013 on: December 28, 2020, 10:37:48 AM »
Any hotel best for shabbos friendly, walking distance to Shul, in Phoenix/Scottsdale? Airbnb suggestions also welcome
There is a Fairfield Inn around the corner from Ahavath Torah in scottsdale
there are AirBNB choices and if you call someone in the community they can usually find a Kosher house to rent AirBNB style
(I did an AirBNB once and Rabbi Muroff mentioned that next time i should check with them if there is a Kosher option)

here's one https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/29801179?source_impression_id=p3_1609169812_KTQBHPhPcniVFByb&guests=1&adults=1#availability-calendar

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1014 on: December 28, 2020, 12:04:03 PM »
There is a Fairfield Inn around the corner from Ahavath Torah in scottsdale
there are AirBNB choices and if you call someone in the community they can usually find a Kosher house to rent AirBNB style
(I did an AirBNB once and Rabbi Muroff mentioned that next time i should check with them if there is a Kosher option)

here's one https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/29801179?source_impression_id=p3_1609169812_KTQBHPhPcniVFByb&guests=1&adults=1#availability-calendar
The Fairfield is now SureStay Plus by Best Western.

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1015 on: December 28, 2020, 04:39:08 PM »
The Fairfield is now SureStay Plus by Best Western.

Thanx

there is also further south a Homewood Suites and Hampton Inn near to Chabad and Cong Beth Tefillah

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1016 on: December 28, 2020, 05:59:11 PM »
Any hotel best for shabbos friendly, walking distance to Shul, in Phoenix/Scottsdale? Airbnb suggestions also welcome
More Information here as well:
https://www.ahavastorah.org/hotels.html

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1017 on: December 28, 2020, 08:31:33 PM »
This is kind of unfair but Iíll ask it here anyways:
Visiting Las Vegas in January and want to see Grand canyon
I understand the REAL Grand Canyon is north or south rim, but had anyone ever visited Grand Canyon west? If Iím so close to any part of the Grand Canyon Iíll pay a visit since itís only 2 hrs away.

But can you see the canyon at all without paying in Grand Canyon west?
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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1018 on: December 30, 2020, 06:19:46 PM »
Looks like in the end I found a hyatt regency 20min walk from Chabad in scottsdale.. any way to not have to pay for motzei shabbos if shabbos is over at 730 and checkout at 8?

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Re: Arizona Master Thread
« Reply #1019 on: December 30, 2020, 06:42:31 PM »
Looks like in the end I found a hyatt regency 20min walk from Chabad in scottsdale.. any way to not have to pay for motzei shabbos if shabbos is over at 730 and checkout at 8?

Checkout is 8 pm?