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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
Shul across the street

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.
PM shimino1

If anyone is planing on staying at Waldorf and not eating the free breakfast please PM dragoddfer, and he may be able to pay for the breakfast.

« Last edited by Mimo on October 25, 2022, 01:41:54 AM »

Author Topic: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem  (Read 1191350 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2580 on: June 08, 2016, 01:01:39 AM »
Yup (aNd you get 17% off the food that is charged to room)
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2581 on: June 08, 2016, 01:02:29 AM »
Sweet. Booked it for my parents for next week. Hopefully they get upgraded (and don't have any problems with second guest checking in).

You can check on HHonors.com and it may already show a confirmed upgrade for next week (ours showed it ahead).  Also, if the concierge has reached out to you, I'd respond asking what the best possible Diamond upgrade might be and hopefully they email back what you're confirmed with.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2582 on: June 08, 2016, 01:03:26 AM »
You can check on HHonors.com and it may already show a confirmed upgrade for next week (ours showed it ahead).  Also, if the concierge has reached out to you, I'd respond asking what the best possible Diamond upgrade might be and hopefully they email back what you're confirmed with.
How much in advance does the concierge reach out?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2583 on: June 08, 2016, 01:06:28 AM »
You can check on HHonors.com and it may already show a confirmed upgrade for next week (ours showed it ahead).  Also, if the concierge has reached out to you, I'd respond asking what the best possible Diamond upgrade might be and hopefully they email back what you're confirmed with.
I just made the reservation like 30 minutes ago. Stay is for next week. It would show already? How long before the stay does concierge reach out?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2584 on: June 08, 2016, 01:10:45 AM »
I just made the reservation like 30 minutes ago. Stay is for next week. It would show already? How long before the stay does concierge reach out?

I think two or three days before

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2585 on: June 08, 2016, 01:22:21 AM »
I just made the reservation like 30 minutes ago. Stay is for next week. It would show already? How long before the stay does concierge reach out?

Ok whoops, they're good but not that good...lol.  It's probably not in there if you just made the booking since I think they do the upgrades manually. They emailed us 10 days before arrival so I don't know if you've missed the window or whether they'll contact you.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2586 on: June 08, 2016, 01:30:02 AM »
make shure you are registered for double points i think as diamond you would get 25 points per dollar on anything charged to the room.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2587 on: June 08, 2016, 01:31:42 AM »
make shure you are registered for double points i think as diamond you would get 25 points per dollar on anything charged to the room.
You have a link to register?

ETA: Found it.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2588 on: June 08, 2016, 01:40:05 AM »
Ask for a Grand Deluxe with balcony on the 9th floor. Much nicer then suite for couple as Dan has pointed out and I can attest the same since I was just there. Ask for 909 if avail. Huge balcony and the best view possible. Id agree though that they don't have any amazing views.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2589 on: June 08, 2016, 01:44:36 AM »
Ask for a Grand Deluxe with balcony on the 9th floor. Much nicer then suite for couple as Dan has pointed out and I can attest the same since I was just there. Ask for 909 if avail. Huge balcony and the best view possible. Id agree though that they don't have any amazing views.
Thanks! I'll mention it when they reach out to me.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2590 on: June 08, 2016, 07:54:59 AM »
Thanks! I'll mention it when they reach out to me.

Also view my post a few pages up about my stay. Deluxe room > junior suite.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2591 on: June 08, 2016, 10:41:00 AM »
Ok. So regular tourist from Canada will check out with $0 on the bill (assuming no parking/incidentals)?
Some people here think the Waldorf assumes this for most point bookings. ;)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2592 on: June 08, 2016, 11:09:47 AM »
Also view my post a few pages up about my stay. Deluxe room > junior suite.

Yeah it seems that for a couple there is a general consensus the deluxe room is nicer.  We appreciated the suite because we were traveling as family and if you are booking two rooms, ours was the ideal set-up, to have the junior suite and 2nd room adjoined by a private hallway that both room keys could access.  We also wanted the lower room over Shabbat and Chag.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2593 on: June 08, 2016, 11:13:13 AM »
Some people here think the Waldorf assumes this for most point bookings. ;)

Absolutely not!  Points clients must be spending tons more than paying customers, hence the management is only blocking rooms to masochistically spite themselves! 😝😂

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2594 on: June 08, 2016, 01:48:55 PM »
how ca i contact conceierge about my reservation ?
booked 2 nights as 2 seperate reservations want to join them and make sure i dont have to change rooms etc.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2595 on: June 08, 2016, 02:30:55 PM »
how ca i contact conceierge about my reservation ?
booked 2 nights as 2 seperate reservations want to join them and make sure i dont have to change rooms etc.

Jerusalem.Reservations@WaldorfAstoria.com although you can also have them do it when you check in.  That's what we did and had no problems and the upside since we had all these separate reservations was each one got a separate welcome gift and free drink certs and we brought tons of wine, fruit  and chocolates to our family! ;)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2596 on: June 08, 2016, 02:48:32 PM »
Jerusalem.Reservations@WaldorfAstoria.com although you can also have them do it when you check in.  That's what we did and had no problems and the upside since we had all these separate reservations was each one got a separate welcome gift and free drink certs and we brought tons of wine, fruit  and chocolates to our family! ;)
nice. But there is still a chance I'll have to move rooms, and would rather not risk that.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2597 on: June 08, 2016, 02:50:27 PM »
Superior room availability has significantly improved as of today :)
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2598 on: June 08, 2016, 02:51:16 PM »
Jerusalem.Reservations@WaldorfAstoria.com although you can also have them do it when you check in.  That's what we did and had no problems and the upside since we had all these separate reservations was each one got a separate welcome gift and free drink certs and we brought tons of wine, fruit  and chocolates to our family! ;)
In Feb. I was able to get a few of them as it was a new check in.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2599 on: June 08, 2016, 07:42:31 PM »
Superior room availability has significantly improved as of today :)
Wide open Yeshiva week as of today.