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Paying guests get breakfast for free. If you are staying on points you need to be gold or diamond to get free breakfast. (source)

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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

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.
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Author Topic: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem  (Read 556778 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3180 on: April 25, 2017, 07:38:14 PM »
anyone have pics of the regular breakfasts? (non pesach)

also anyone have any pics of the food from friday night or shabbash day meals?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3181 on: April 25, 2017, 07:40:25 PM »
anyone have pics of the regular breakfasts? (non pesach)

also anyone have any pics of the food from friday night or shabbash day meals?
I saved a piece of kugel from last January. Come over and you can taste it.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3182 on: April 25, 2017, 07:44:28 PM »
I saved a price of kugel from last January. Come over and you can taste it.

LOL

anyone have pics of the regular breakfasts? (non pesach)

also anyone have any pics of the food from friday night or shabbash day meals?

I've been during the year and the food looks exactly the same it just tastes better because non-gebrokts Pesach rolls and waffles just aren't the same! And how would we be able to take pictures of the food when it's Shabbat and Chag?! :P

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3183 on: April 25, 2017, 07:45:16 PM »
LOL

I've been during the year and the food looks exactly the same it just tastes better because non-gebrokts Pesach rolls and waffles just aren't the same! And how would we be able to take pictures of the food when it's Shabbat and Chag?! :P
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3184 on: April 25, 2017, 07:47:04 PM »
the chief rabbi allows you to do it.

Ahhh I wasn't thinking about that!!  ;D

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3185 on: April 25, 2017, 08:00:19 PM »

I've been during the year and the food looks exactly the same it just tastes better because non-gebrokts Pesach rolls and waffles just aren't the same! And how would we be able to take pictures of the food when it's Shabbat and Chag?! :P
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anyone have any pics?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3186 on: April 25, 2017, 08:16:47 PM »
I've been during the year and the food looks exactly the same it just tastes better because non-gebrokts Pesach rolls and waffles just aren't the same! And how would we be able to take pictures of the food when it's Shabbat and Chag?! :P


not everyone on ddf is Jewish !!!
anyone have any pics?

You are correct but non-Jewish people also aren't coughing up $100+ pp for Shabbat meals in a big banquet hall when they can just go out to an awesome non-kosher restaurant (or even go to the dairy restaurant that is open or order room service)!  Seriously, the food is awesome and I hope someone has some pictures for you.  I wished I could have had some pictures from the seder because it was so awesome.  They have tons of different fish, lamb, duck, chicken, insane desserts and for Friday night it is a sit down meal, not a buffet.  Since the WA meals are only a little more expensive than much worse lower end hotels, I think the value is there.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3187 on: April 25, 2017, 08:17:05 PM »
I saved a piece of kugel from last January. Come over and you can taste it.
Did you sell the kugel and then buy it back after pesach?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3188 on: April 25, 2017, 08:18:17 PM »
Did you sell the kugel and then buy it back after pesach?

ROFL...you guys are killing me...poor Chief Rabbi...it's a tough crowd here!  :P

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« Reply #3189 on: April 25, 2017, 08:19:13 PM »
ROFL...you guys are killing me...poor Chief Rabbi...it's a tough crowd here!  :P
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3190 on: April 25, 2017, 08:20:00 PM »
You are correct but non-Jewish people also aren't coughing up $100+ pp for Shabbat meals in a big banquet hall when they can just go out to an awesome non-kosher restaurant (or even go to the dairy restaurant that is open or order room service)!  Seriously, the food is awesome and I hope someone has some pictures for you.  I wished I could have had some pictures from the seder because it was so awesome.  They have tons of different fish, lamb, duck, chicken, insane desserts and for Friday night it is a sit down meal, not a buffet.  Since the WA meals are only a little more expensive than much worse lower end hotels, I think the value is there.

if its a sit down meal. do they give you options of what you want? do they let you order 2nds and 3rds or as much as you want? or they bill you for each thing?

whats on a regular menu friday night and shabbos day?

thanks
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3191 on: April 25, 2017, 08:31:11 PM »
if its a sit down meal. do they give you options of what you want? do they let you order 2nds and 3rds or as much as you want? or they bill you for each thing?

whats on a regular menu friday night and shabbos day?

thanks

They give you whatever they want and they force you to finish your plate. They don't let you leave until you do. I actually recall them shoving dirty meatloaf (fell on the floor) down an old mans throat.

It's gets ugly in there.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3192 on: April 25, 2017, 08:58:45 PM »
They give you whatever they want and they force you to finish your plate. They don't let you leave until you do. I actually recall them shoving dirty meatloaf (fell on the floor) down an old mans throat.

It's gets ugly in there.

 >:(
its a sit down meal.
if you finish your portion can you get more ?
do they give options of the main course? can you pick all of them or they limit?

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« Reply #3193 on: April 25, 2017, 09:12:03 PM »
They give you whatever they want and they force you to finish your plate. They don't let you leave until you do. I actually recall them shoving dirty meatloaf (fell on the floor) down an old mans throat.

It's gets ugly in there.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3194 on: April 25, 2017, 09:21:04 PM »
>:(
its a sit down meal.
if you finish your portion can you get more ?
do they give options of the main course? can you pick all of them or they limit?

I'm sure they'd have a limit if you push them too far but I know people have gotten more than one thing.  Also, I'd worry more about being at all hungry when the main course even comes because you've already had so many salads, soup, different fish dishes and wine before you even get to the main course.  8)