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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 694356 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2900 on: September 20, 2016, 04:59:18 PM »
Officially no.

I actually just went and booked a couple room nights for $150 (actually free with my hotels.com nights) next door at the YMCA for the nights I wasn't able to get on points before they blocked Pesach plus I never really have a good use for those Hotels.com nights, my kids will enjoy swimming during Chol HaMoed at the Y pool and I just saw that the WA is now saying the pool won't be open until Q4 2017 >:(

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2901 on: September 21, 2016, 08:54:30 AM »
I actually just went and booked a couple room nights for $150 (actually free with my hotels.com nights) next door at the YMCA for the nights I wasn't able to get on points before they blocked Pesach plus I never really have a good use for those Hotels.com nights, my kids will enjoy swimming during Chol HaMoed at the Y pool and I just saw that the WA is now saying the pool won't be open until Q4 2017 >:(
They are playing around with that pool way to long.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2902 on: September 21, 2016, 09:01:12 AM »
They are playing around with that pool way to long.
they have no incentive to finish it.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2903 on: September 23, 2016, 12:54:57 AM »
Not sure if I am searching correctly but any date I put in says "The requested rate is not available. View other available rooms and rates below."

Can anyone give me a date that can be booked with with reward certificate so I can see what it looks like

thanks

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2904 on: September 23, 2016, 09:43:56 AM »
Not sure if I am searching correctly but any date I put in says "The requested rate is not available. View other available rooms and rates below."

Can anyone give me a date that can be booked with with reward certificate so I can see what it looks like

thanks

Are your putting more than two people in the room?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2905 on: September 24, 2016, 08:52:29 PM »
The owners of the hotel have issues with a mixed pool. As long as they are the owners we likely won't see a pool.
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2906 on: September 24, 2016, 08:57:02 PM »
The owners of the hotel have issues with a mixed pool. As long as they are the owners we likely won't see a pool.
Why is the Rabanut hechsher not an issue but that is?
And why not just make separate hours?
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 #2907 on: September 24, 2016, 09:08:28 PM »
Why is the Rabanut hechsher not an issue but that is?
And why not just make separate hours?
i gave up trying to understand these so called extreme religious people a long time ago.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2908 on: September 24, 2016, 09:26:57 PM »
i gave up trying to understand these so called extreme religious people a long time ago.
Please keep your pointless and condescending comments to JS.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2909 on: September 24, 2016, 10:43:40 PM »
Why is the Rabanut hechsher not an issue but that is?
And why not just make separate hours?
Well as pointed out nothing is just Rabanut. And for the same reason.

As for the suggestion to do separate hours that is actually something they are debating, as it's the only alternative but as we all know it's easier said than done... Do you think it's a realistic option for a Waldorf to have separate hours?
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2910 on: September 25, 2016, 02:23:03 AM »
Why is the Rabanut hechsher not an issue but that is?
And why not just make separate hours?
With a Rabanut hechsher you can convince yourself that you have higher standards and it's kosher

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2911 on: September 25, 2016, 05:40:25 AM »
With a Rabanut hechsher you can convince yourself that you have higher standards and it's kosher
+1
And convince many thousands of people along with you..

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2912 on: September 25, 2016, 04:42:58 PM »
Well as pointed out nothing is just Rabanut. And for the same reason.

As for the suggestion to do separate hours that is actually something they are debating, as it's the only alternative but as we all know it's easier said than done... Do you think it's a realistic option for a Waldorf to have separate hours?

Separate hours would be horrible PR but probably wouldn't actually hurt and may increase their primarily frum business.  There is a precedent for it because the WA in Saudi Arabia is actually Women only at their spa and pool and the Hilton pool across the way is men only and I believe they have reciprocity on amenities although I doubt the Jerusalem WA wants to be compared to them!

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2913 on: September 26, 2016, 12:11:51 PM »
is breakfast included with a point reservation??
pls advise
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2914 on: September 26, 2016, 12:22:07 PM »
is breakfast included with a point reservation??
pls advise
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2915 on: September 26, 2016, 12:29:06 PM »
As of this morning open the whole Succos for 80K per night - 64K for 5nt stay.  Stayed here for Succos several years agao and it was beyond amazing!

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2916 on: September 26, 2016, 12:33:11 PM »
is breakfast included with a point reservation??
pls advise
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2917 on: September 26, 2016, 01:53:16 PM »
Separate hours would be horrible PR but probably wouldn't actually hurt and may increase their primarily frum business.  There is a precedent for it because the WA in Saudi Arabia is actually Women only at their spa and pool and the Hilton pool across the way is men only and I believe they have reciprocity on amenities although I doubt the Jerusalem WA wants to be compared to them!
Last I heard  they were making 2 separate spas- for men and women...
(But that was over a year ago)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2918 on: September 26, 2016, 02:20:52 PM »
As of this morning open the whole Succos for 80K per night - 64K for 5nt stay.  Stayed here for Succos several years agao and it was beyond amazing!
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #2919 on: September 26, 2016, 04:51:00 PM »
As of this morning open the whole Succos for 80K per night - 64K for 5nt stay.  Stayed here for Succos several years agao and it was beyond amazing!

You probably put in the wrong dates...