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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 978470 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5600 on: January 17, 2023, 03:53:23 PM »
Talking about Shabbos meals.
Breakfast was close, though the staff was very overwhelmed and the ready food was not as good as it was. Didn't have tablets in June.
yea i had issues with the waiter for shabbos (ex-serving soup before kiddush-then after complaining getting the hint that he wanted to kill us vibe. we ended relying on a new temp brazillian waiter who was nice but since he didnt speak hebrew or arabic the staff hated him ) and yessss the ready food did not look good at all!

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5601 on: January 17, 2023, 03:55:23 PM »
yea i had issues with the waiter for shabbos (ex-serving soup before kiddush-then after complaining getting the hint that he wanted to kill us vibe.
Same here, very poor service.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5602 on: January 17, 2023, 03:56:02 PM »
I was there 3 weeks ago. 1st time for a Shabbos meal.
Cool. Nobody would call our meal good, so hopefully they have figured things out since June.
Or they just have fewer guests now?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5603 on: January 17, 2023, 03:57:31 PM »
Cool. Nobody would call our meal good, so hopefully they have figured things out since June.
Or they just have fewer guests now?
No, the hotel was sold out, and no outside guests at the meal.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5604 on: January 17, 2023, 05:37:15 PM »
Reward availability: 95k availability for 6 nights november 30-December 6 total is 475k with 1 night free. There should as of now 4 rooms available at this rate.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5605 on: January 17, 2023, 07:25:23 PM »
WAJ may have been worth it pre-COVID. But the food went way downhill, at least last June.

Which hotels are better?

Never particularly loved it, though I liked day better than night.

Citadel, inbal and plaza are all better.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5606 on: January 17, 2023, 07:30:12 PM »
Never particularly loved it, though I liked day better than night.

Citadel, inbal and plaza are all better.
Do Citadel and Inbal claim to only use mehadrin products?
What do they charge?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5607 on: January 17, 2023, 07:30:54 PM »
Never particularly loved it, though I liked day better than night.

Citadel, inbal and plaza are all better.

Plaza day was ok..need to beg for a reservation if your not staying there. Also you have to pre pay for soft drinks.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5608 on: January 17, 2023, 07:33:52 PM »
Do Citadel and Inbal claim to only use mehadrin products?
What do they charge?

Yes though citadel has higher standard of meats

Inbal is 490/420 night/day. Citadel 550. Both less if staying at the hotel

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5609 on: January 17, 2023, 07:35:38 PM »
Yes though citadel has higher standard of meats

Inbal is 490/420 night/day. Citadel 550. Both less if staying at the hotel
And how much is Plaza?
How would you rank the food at each?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5610 on: January 17, 2023, 07:42:25 PM »
Do Citadel and Inbal claim to only use mehadrin products?

I think Citadel yes and Inbal not.

Plaza isn't in the same league
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5611 on: January 17, 2023, 07:42:51 PM »
And how much is Plaza?
How would you rank the food at each?

375/290

Haven't eaten yet at the citadel but I've heard rave reviews- supposedly even better than the inbal which I prefer over the plaza.

Keep in mind that many times these places don't have room for outside guests

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5612 on: January 17, 2023, 10:58:15 PM »
Found multiple day reservation with 95k availability. 6 nights in a row in December.




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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5613 on: January 18, 2023, 10:26:21 AM »
How do Prima Palace shabbos meals compare? Do they accept non-guests?

How about on HaNeviim? I heard there are mehadrin hotels.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5614 on: January 18, 2023, 01:46:10 PM »

How about on HaNeviim? I heard there are mehadrin hotels.

There’s the Haneviim boutique and Litov

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5615 on: January 18, 2023, 02:03:15 PM »
How're the shabbos meals? Do they accept non-guests?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5616 on: January 18, 2023, 02:09:19 PM »
How're the shabbos meals? Do they accept non-guests?

Haven’t been. They take outside guests.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5617 on: January 18, 2023, 02:10:02 PM »
How're the shabbos meals? Do they accept non-guests?
Please read recent posts.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5618 on: January 18, 2023, 02:16:53 PM »
Please read recent posts.
Last post about Litov meals.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5619 on: January 18, 2023, 02:46:51 PM »
Please read recent posts.
You mean from 3.5 years ago? :)

How do their meals compare to the WA and citadel?