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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.
PM shimino1

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3645 on: November 06, 2017, 01:15:00 PM »
Didnt get the name of the manager, it wasnt me personally who checked in, I heard from someone who was there last week.


In terms of Hiltons Terms and conditions for the certificate, please see below.....



 HOTEL REWARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    Reward Certificate may be issued to the Hilton Honors Member, any person in the Member's family, or to any other person, as directed by the Member. Once issued, rewards are not transferable and may be used only by the individual named on the reward. If a person other than the individual named on the reward documentation attempts to redeem the reward, the reward will be deemed void and accommodations and/or transportation will be denied.



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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3646 on: November 10, 2017, 02:57:41 AM »
If anybody has next Friday night booked on points and is planning on canceling- Can you please PM so we can coordinate? Thanks!!

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3647 on: November 11, 2017, 05:38:43 PM »
For the free breakfast as a Gold or diamond member..do you need to have the status at the time of stay? Or would status at the time of booking suffice?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3648 on: November 11, 2017, 05:53:53 PM »
For the free breakfast as a Gold or diamond member..do you need to have the status at the time of stay? Or would status at the time of booking suffice?

time of stay

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3649 on: November 12, 2017, 01:41:54 AM »
Hoping this is just a glitch..but as of this am I'm not seeing any award availability at WAJ whatsoever??

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3650 on: November 12, 2017, 02:44:09 AM »
Hoping this is just a glitch..but as of this am I'm not seeing any award availability at WAJ whatsoever??
Plenty available starting  in Jan
Nov and december they have a very high occupancy

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3651 on: November 12, 2017, 08:38:49 AM »
Can anyone update me about the kashrus situation at the WAJ? I heard there might be issues. Are those issues with breakfast or just Shabbos meals? Thank you!
If you are trying to get my attention/assistance and I'm not responding, please feel free to PM me. :)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3652 on: November 12, 2017, 09:25:31 AM »
Can anyone update me about the kashrus situation at the WAJ? I heard there might be issues. Are those issues with breakfast or just Shabbos meals? Thank you!
Same old.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3653 on: November 12, 2017, 10:14:19 AM »
Seriously how many times do we have to go over the same thing?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3654 on: November 12, 2017, 10:17:18 AM »
Can anyone update me about the kashrus situation at the WAJ? I heard there might be issues. Are those issues with breakfast or just Shabbos meals? Thank you!
Your first step would be to find out what the hechsher is
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3655 on: November 12, 2017, 10:32:37 AM »
Seriously how many times do we have to go over the same thing?
As many times as needed as the kashrus situation here changes constantly not the actual hasgacha but the mashgiach and how trustworthy they are I've had a mashgiach answer everything is fine bc he assumed I was an uneducated tourist and when I asked him how he can say things were fine he basically just walked away from me and said there were kulos I could rely on which made me feel very uncomfortable. One example is they have non mehadrin cheeses and all cooked food has a sign that it's milchig bc they use same utensils without necessarily washing them so they say it's vadai milchig, now because they have no clue what  is touching what  there is a chance that they end up having non mehadrin cheese in your eggs pancakes etc. So how can they say it's all good? Mashgiach basically gave me it's only a safek and I shouldn't worry..... Just saying u really need to ask when you are there and find a trustworthy mashgiach to talk to and not be given the bc your American ts all kosher here

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3656 on: November 12, 2017, 03:59:54 PM »
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3657 on: November 12, 2017, 04:00:42 PM »
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 #3658 on: November 12, 2017, 05:00:33 PM »
What changed?
Hotel is not paying normally. There are some politics now between the Hashgachah and the Hotel.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #3659 on: November 12, 2017, 05:33:24 PM »
As many times as needed as the kashrus situation here changes constantly not the actual hasgacha but the mashgiach and how trustworthy they are I've had a mashgiach answer everything is fine bc he assumed I was an uneducated tourist and when I asked him how he can say things were fine he basically just walked away from me and said there were kulos I could rely on which made me feel very uncomfortable. One example is they have non mehadrin cheeses and all cooked food has a sign that it's milchig bc they use same utensils without necessarily washing them so they say it's vadai milchig, now because they have no clue what  is touching what  there is a chance that they end up having non mehadrin cheese in your eggs pancakes etc. So how can they say it's all good? Mashgiach basically gave me it's only a safek and I shouldn't worry..... Just saying u really need to ask when you are there and find a trustworthy mashgiach to talk to and not be given the bc your American ts all kosher here
AFAIK all cheese at the WAJ is Mehadrin. Non mehadrin cheeses is a common issue at Israeli hotels, but not the WAJ.
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