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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

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 625730 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3480 on: August 17, 2017, 03:33:22 PM »
Plenty of reports in this thread. Just search it.
hopefully there are no pictures

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3481 on: August 17, 2017, 06:07:47 PM »
Whats different about it?
Main difference, nothing that involves on-the-spot melacha.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3482 on: August 17, 2017, 06:08:31 PM »
Main difference, nothing that involves on-the-spot melacha.

Ahh, so its not anything extra-spectacular ...

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3483 on: August 17, 2017, 06:39:18 PM »
Friday night at the WAJ.

Shabbos lunch at the WAJ free breakfast, which of course is different then on weekdays.
For good food I'd definitely recommend the Plaza. 5 min walk and much better food. WAJ has been a disaster for shabbos meals.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3484 on: August 17, 2017, 06:43:43 PM »
For good food I'd definitely recommend the Plaza. 5 min walk and much better food. WAJ has been a disaster for shabbos meals.
+1 for me.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3485 on: August 17, 2017, 07:09:01 PM »
If anyone could be more specific that would be very helpful

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3486 on: August 17, 2017, 07:17:43 PM »
I enjoyed Friday night at the WAJ, though it was 2.5 years ago.
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 #3487 on: August 17, 2017, 07:19:50 PM »
I enjoyed Friday night at the WAJ, though it was 2.5 years ago.
I hated Friday night so badly that I made sure to eat enough at a kiddush shabbos morning. I came back to the hotel and just washed to be yotzei the seudah, gave a few licks here and there. Didn't regret the move.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3488 on: August 17, 2017, 07:23:20 PM »
For good food I'd definitely recommend the Plaza. 5 min walk and much better food.
And Kosher.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3489 on: August 17, 2017, 07:25:08 PM »
And Kosher.
Your accusing people of eating non kosher?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3490 on: August 17, 2017, 07:31:59 PM »
Your accusing people of eating non kosher?
here we go again

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3491 on: August 17, 2017, 07:49:37 PM »
+1 for me.
For good food I'd definitely recommend the Plaza. 5 min walk and much better food. WAJ has been a disaster for shabbos meals.


Any specifics on the plaza?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3492 on: August 17, 2017, 08:11:49 PM »
I enjoyed Friday night at the WAJ, though it was 2.5 years ago.
To be more precise, Friday night is actually pretty good. Though shabbos morning Kiddush which you are referring as free breakfast is downright disgusting. Some Israeli salads and that's it. Not even herring. Then comes the Suede which is a bit better than the kiddush however very unimpressive. No eggs / liver, Chulent was chickpeas in water... The only thing edible was the fish.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3493 on: August 17, 2017, 11:06:32 PM »
To be more precise, Friday night is actually pretty good. Though shabbos morning Kiddush which you are referring as free breakfast is downright disgusting. Some Israeli salads and that's it. Not even herring. Then comes the Suede which is a bit better than the kiddush however very unimpressive. No eggs / liver, Chulent was chickpeas in water... The only thing edible was the fish.

I have to disagree.  We always loved the breakfasts.  Last time we were there for Pesach and it was STILL delicious. Granted, I live in Denver where we are restaurant deprived...lol...plus I don't really like "heimishe" foods like herring or cholent!  ;D

I thought the salads and all the hot foods were so good.  The year-round pastries are amazing and so we're the the hot foods, even the pesadik, non-gebrokts lasagnes, eggs, etc. and the potato au gratin were heavenly.

I also love that the WAJ dinner is a sit down menu, not buffet madness like other places.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3494 on: August 18, 2017, 04:39:44 AM »
And Kosher.
What's the kashrus at the plaza? And the price, if you know it
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