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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.

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Author Topic: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem  (Read 1206130 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2660 on: June 25, 2016, 06:56:33 PM »
Is there a Shul/minyan in the hotel ?
There is a shul but no steady minyan.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2661 on: June 25, 2016, 10:39:30 PM »
Is there a Shul/minyan in the hotel ?
There's a Shabbos minyan.
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 #2662 on: July 03, 2016, 12:07:58 PM »
does the wa jerusalem give any issues with a bmg certificate under someone else's name?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2663 on: July 04, 2016, 01:57:24 PM »
does the wa jerusalem give any issues with a bmg certificate under someone else's name?
does anyone have expirience with this? i was told by the agent that it should work, however the reception told me they would not accept the cert if under someone else's name. will it help if i add the recipient of the certificate as additional guest?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2664 on: July 04, 2016, 05:16:39 PM »
does anyone have expirience with this? i was told by the agent that it should work, however the reception told me they would not accept the cert if under someone else's name. will it help if i add the recipient of the certificate as additional guest?

Just call HHonors and they'll put the cert in anybody's name you want.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2665 on: July 04, 2016, 05:29:48 PM »
Just call HHonors and they'll put the cert in anybody's name you want.
its a be my guest cert that is in someones name already
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2666 on: July 05, 2016, 08:31:34 AM »
its a be my guest cert that is in someones name already
In all other Hotel programs that I have used you put the owner of the cert and the guest that you are giving the room and it works.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2667 on: July 05, 2016, 09:07:03 AM »
In all other Hotel programs that I have used you put the owner of the cert and the guest that you are giving the room and it works.
does it make a diff which one is main guest and which is additional?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2668 on: July 05, 2016, 11:14:59 AM »
does it make a diff which one is main guest and which is additional?
When I let someone use my cert. I tell them my name and I say the name of the person that is staying in the room. They do not ask who is the main usually.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2669 on: July 07, 2016, 03:14:33 AM »
Staying there for Shabbat night dinner. It costs
$110. Is that a right price ( I am a diamond member)
If someone ate there recently, pls let me know what
They served for dinner? How was your
Experience? And is this the price you paid?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2670 on: July 07, 2016, 06:39:16 AM »


Staying there for Shabbat night dinner. It costs
$110. Is that a right price?
Yea. Can sometimes be more.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2671 on: July 07, 2016, 03:39:16 PM »
Yea. Can sometimes be more.

Food it top
Service for shabbat was better
the hotels service is not what you would expect from a Waldorf but it's in line with your friendly neighbors in Israel.....
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2672 on: July 07, 2016, 08:13:37 PM »
Food it top
Service for shabbat was better
the hotels service is not what you would expect from a Waldorf but it's in line with your friendly neighbors in Israel.....

+1 not the very best service but they tried and I actually thought the $110 was totally reasonable since it was all inclusive of numerous courses (sit down, not buffet like other hotels), unlimited drinks and wine and gratuity.  I think we would have paid more for all we ate and drank if we ordered it ala carte at a restaurant.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2673 on: July 07, 2016, 09:55:22 PM »
What about the lunch?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2674 on: July 07, 2016, 11:03:07 PM »
What about the lunch?

Decided not to pay for lunch as we had a late breakfast where we made kiddush, etc.  Although we did a Shavuos night meal that was buffet that was also lovely.  They also have a limited room service menu available.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2675 on: July 07, 2016, 11:20:46 PM »
What about the lunch?
Shabbos day seudah is buffet style

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2676 on: July 07, 2016, 11:21:48 PM »
Decided not to pay for lunch as we had a late breakfast where we made kiddush, etc.  Although we did a Shavuos night meal that was buffet that was also lovely.  They also have a limited room service menu available.
So you didn't eat meat Shabbos day or you had your own stuff in a fridge in your room?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2677 on: July 08, 2016, 11:32:22 AM »
So you didn't eat meat Shabbos day or you had your own stuff in a fridge in your room?
I bought cold cuts and ate them.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2678 on: July 08, 2016, 11:47:58 AM »
So you didn't eat meat Shabbos day or you had your own stuff in a fridge in your room?

I personally was fine not to eat meat as we were stuffed from the meal the night before and having a huge Shavuot meal that night.  I could have ordered meat sandwhiches, etc. off the room service menu but didn't want it and we got dairy in the afternoon.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2679 on: July 08, 2016, 12:18:41 PM »
I personally was fine not to eat meat as we were stuffed from the meal the night before and having a huge Shavuot meal that night.  I could have ordered meat sandwhiches, etc. off the room service menu but didn't want it and we got dairy in the afternoon.
Lunch is a heavy meal


Maybe pick up something from machane Yehuda

Or bring a doggie bag from the night before
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