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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 1230587 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #320 on: May 02, 2014, 06:06:14 PM »
Anyone been here with kids?  Do they give you a hard time having kids in room?

From the WA Jerusalem website:

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
Family policy
Children under 18 stay free when sharing a room with parents. 2nd room charged at 50% of 1st room. Family Plan is not available Jun 1- Jul 6 2014, Oct 7-18 2014, Dec 19 2014-Jan 3 2015, Apr 2-11 2015.

We'll see about how strictly they enforce...

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #321 on: May 02, 2014, 06:22:01 PM »
From the WA Jerusalem website:

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
Family policy
Children under 18 stay free when sharing a room with parents. 2nd room charged at 50% of 1st room. Family Plan is not available Jun 1- Jul 6 2014, Oct 7-18 2014, Dec 19 2014-Jan 3 2015, Apr 2-11 2015.

We'll see about how strictly they enforce...

Thanks.

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Waldorf Jerusalem need help
« Reply #322 on: May 05, 2014, 10:58:19 AM »
Want to stay there May 13 to 16.(3nights)

I have a large amount of amex points, transfer?

I'm an aaa member, any good?

I have amex plat card, any good?

Pay cash?

Please help it's getting close. What's the cheapest way to get a room there using the above?

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Re: Waldorf Jerusalem need help
« Reply #323 on: May 05, 2014, 11:30:43 AM »
3 nights=240K HH.
160K AMEX MR=240K HH.
Paid rate=$1,876.20, a value per point of 1.17 cents

So you'll be better off selling the points to a broker and paying. Or finding someone to transfer at a better ratio.
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Re: Waldorf Jerusalem need help
« Reply #324 on: May 05, 2014, 11:32:37 AM »
That's a lot of Amex points for three nights. What's the cash rate?

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Re: Waldorf Jerusalem need help
« Reply #325 on: May 05, 2014, 11:33:06 AM »
That's a lot of Amex points for three nights. What's the cash rate?
See ETA
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Re: Waldorf Jerusalem need help
« Reply #326 on: May 05, 2014, 11:37:46 AM »
Thanks dan.


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Re: Waldorf Jerusalem need help
« Reply #327 on: May 05, 2014, 12:03:46 PM »
See ETA

Wow. You could buy hilton points from a broker for cheaper too. But probably better to go with paid rate.

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Re: Waldorf Jerusalem need help
« Reply #328 on: May 06, 2014, 12:38:33 PM »
Anybody stayed there already ? How is Shabbos there ? Meals ? Which הכשר ?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #329 on: May 06, 2014, 12:55:35 PM »

Anybody stayed there already ? How is Shabbos there ? Meals ? Which הכשר ?

Look upthread. Most of your questions are already answered.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #330 on: May 06, 2014, 07:59:11 PM »
Booked Oct 6-19, 2 rooms at the Waldorf for Succos using a points many months ago. 2 nts (both rooms) were Reserve certificates. The rest cost about 1.25M points. Is it worth to cxl my reservation, sell the points and buy the reservation back with Global Tours?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #331 on: May 06, 2014, 08:03:07 PM »
Probably not. How much are the nights then?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #332 on: May 06, 2014, 08:07:46 PM »
It would cost me $12,800 to buy it with Global Tours. I have 1.36M HH points.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #333 on: May 06, 2014, 08:08:31 PM »
But I would also get back my 4 Hilton Reserve c=w/e certificates and 25K MR points.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #334 on: May 06, 2014, 08:57:44 PM »
But I would also get back my 4 Hilton Reserve c=w/e certificates and 25K MR points.
The MR points you transferred to Hilton? Those will just go back to Hilton.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #335 on: May 07, 2014, 05:18:54 AM »
The MR points you transferred to Hilton? Those will just go back to Hilton.
He's refering to the ad posted on the main site that gives 25k MR points if you book the waldorf for succoss with them.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #336 on: May 07, 2014, 05:42:31 AM »
1.25 million Hilton at a value of half a cent a point (I think that's a generous estimate) would be $6250 Global is charging $12,800 there's no way 4 reserve certs plus 25k MR is worth anywhere near $6000 (they are worth closer to $1000)
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If my math is correct..... I'm jet lagged and didn't sleep much last night but I think I got it right.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #337 on: May 07, 2014, 08:01:08 AM »
1.25 million Hilton at a value of half a cent a point (I think that's a generous estimate) would be $6250 Global is charging $12,800 there's no way 4 reserve certs plus 25k MR is worth anywhere near $6000 (they are worth closer to $1000)
You did great!!!
If my math is correct..... I'm jet lagged and didn't sleep much last night but I think I got it right.
I agree.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #338 on: May 07, 2014, 10:56:14 AM »
Look upthread. Most of your questions are already answered.
Most of my questions were not answered yet, so if someone was there already please post what shabbos looks like there (Check in/out, food) and how the food and the seudas are

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #339 on: May 07, 2014, 10:59:26 AM »
Well regarding meal prices and hashgacha it is. Thats what u asked
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