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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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Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2180 on: May 02, 2016, 06:37:56 PM »
It's so easy to sneak into a hotel pool?

Sure.

In many places all you need is to get past the hotel entrance because no one is checking at the pool.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2181 on: May 02, 2016, 06:39:56 PM »
Sure.

In many places all you need is to get past the hotel entrance because no one is checking at the pool.

Well, once they asked at the WAJ entrance to see my key card before letting me in. Have been turned away from DC before as well.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2182 on: May 02, 2016, 06:40:47 PM »

Well, once they asked at the WAJ entrance to see my key card before letting me in. Have been turned away from DC before as well.

Good!

However, not the norm in many places nor at all times in those places.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2183 on: May 02, 2016, 06:44:25 PM »
Good!

However, not the norm in many places nor at all times in those places.

Always later in the evening. Also, the restaurants were closed at the time.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2184 on: May 03, 2016, 01:03:49 AM »
Sure.

In many places all you need is to get past the hotel entrance because no one is checking at the pool.
sure they do. I was checked at the mamillas pool.(While I was in the water)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2185 on: May 03, 2016, 06:37:29 AM »
sure they do. I was checked at the mamillas pool.(While I was in the water)

What happened to the non-guests?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2186 on: May 03, 2016, 08:21:37 AM »
sure they do. I was checked at the mamillas pool.(While I was in the water)

My point was that they don't always check.

If they did, this whole thing would not happen.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2187 on: May 03, 2016, 11:41:21 PM »
What happened to the non-guests?
What happened to the non-guests?
I was the non -guest  was visiting my uncle. He ended up just letting me stay.  :D

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2188 on: May 03, 2016, 11:46:57 PM »
I was the non -guest  was visiting my uncle. He ended up just letting me stay.  :D

Hope they weren't DDF'ers!  :P
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2189 on: May 04, 2016, 01:54:10 AM »
Do 4 night AXON rewards have to be consecutive nights?
I would like to book Wed, Thur, Sun and Mon using AXON and Fri and Sat using weekend certs.
Is that possible?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2190 on: May 11, 2016, 11:10:42 AM »
Anyone here holding rooms for lag boemer on points please pm me

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2191 on: May 11, 2016, 11:25:34 AM »
Do 4 night AXON rewards have to be consecutive nights?
I would like to book Wed, Thur, Sun and Mon using AXON and Fri and Sat using weekend certs.
Is that possible?

Dan did this when he was here, if I understood correctly this isn't easy to do.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2192 on: May 11, 2016, 11:29:15 AM »
Dan did this when he was here, if I understood correctly this isn't easy to do.
No, I used the weekends certs on a weekday to accommodate 5th night free.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2193 on: May 11, 2016, 11:33:18 AM »
No, I used the weekends certs on a weekday to accommodate 5th night free.
Care to share?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2194 on: May 11, 2016, 01:47:53 PM »
No, I used the weekends certs on a weekday to accommodate 5th night free.
But haven't we established since then that 5th night free comes even when one of the 4 is via a cert?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2195 on: May 11, 2016, 01:49:07 PM »
But haven't we established since then that 5th night free comes even when one of the 4 is via a cert?
How does that work?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2196 on: May 11, 2016, 01:52:50 PM »
How does that work?
No personal experience by IIRC someone mentioned doing it. Maybe it's policy or maybe it's because the cert is booked as points? (TimT?)

But in your case- when the cert was one of the 5 nights, you were still being charged for the 5th?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2197 on: May 11, 2016, 01:53:46 PM »
But in your case- when the cert was one of the 5 nights, you were still being charged for the 5th?
It wasn't. I used 320K points+2 certs to stay for 7 nights.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2198 on: May 11, 2016, 04:42:29 PM »
It wasn't. I used 320K points+2 certs to stay for 7 nights.
Was it hard to get them to allow that?
Because thats exactly what I want to do once I get the rest of my points.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2199 on: May 11, 2016, 04:47:30 PM »
But haven't we established since then that 5th night free comes even when one of the 4 is via a cert?
How does that work?
When you get the 5th night free what they really do is discount all 5 nights by 20%, which is 64k per night.
When you are using certs they just don't charge the 64k for the cert nights, so it devalues the certs a little.