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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

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.

« Last edited by Drago on December 20, 2021, 03:09:28 PM »

Author Topic: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem  (Read 830874 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5260 on: January 10, 2022, 08:00:56 PM »
buying nights for January 16- 20

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5261 on: January 11, 2022, 03:54:48 PM »
Looking for a lodging option for a family of 5 in Jerusalem in March.  Both WAJ and David Citadel have family room/suite that houses 4.  Would I get into trouble when showing up with three children?

I assume Hilton free nights won't get me to the family room, so I will have to either book two rooms or pay $$?


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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5262 on: January 13, 2022, 06:34:49 PM »
Do they still give the free drinks vouchers for Gold/Diamond members?
No

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5263 on: January 18, 2022, 10:18:32 PM »
Do they still give the free drinks vouchers for Gold/Diamond members?
I got one $25 voucher for the stay as a diamond member.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5264 on: January 27, 2022, 07:55:13 AM »
I'm at the end of a fantastic stay at WA Jerusalem, which was booked at the last minute via FHR (with the $200 Platinum credit) to catch the snowstorm.

I booked the lowest category King Deluxe room and received a 4-category upgrade to King Terrace.  And that is exactly the room that I wanted, as we had our own private snow deck, in addition to the entire rest of the "promenade"/garden terrace area to ourselves (there are only 4 terrace rooms, and we were the only occupants!).

As Diamond, I was granted the $25 credit on top of the $100 FHR credit, as well as the 4PM FHR checkout and full breakfast.

One of the best hotel stays I've ever had, incredibly special experience for my wife and kids, who had never experienced falling snow before.


Our terrace before:



After the blizzard:


Strategic location of the room with access to private terrace and whole upper outdoor promenade:




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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5265 on: January 27, 2022, 08:14:07 AM »

Truly an amazing room! I have also booked a standard King Room and have also been upgraded to the King Terrace with holding Gold status. I was given the room on the end right. There are only 4 such rooms in the WAJ.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5266 on: January 27, 2022, 08:48:29 AM »
Nice!
What's the % occupancy these days?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5267 on: January 27, 2022, 11:04:04 AM »
Nice!
What's the % occupancy these days?

When we got there, it seemed pretty empty, despite appearing sold out on hilton.com (which I doubted, because literally rooms in all categories were still available at the time I booked, about a couple hours before it changed to sold out).  There were no long lines at check-in or check-out, and in fact, the lady that checked me in even escorted us to the room (reminded me of Park Hyatt NY).

But breakfast was pretty packed, as was evening service at King's Court.

In terms of customer mix, English and Yiddish were the predominant languages, followed by Arabic (nearly all the staff), and then Hebrew  ;D

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5268 on: January 30, 2022, 01:22:19 PM »
Is there ever normally priced award nights here anymore? Very few dates avail for the 95k range...
+1 had the same question, especially from recent reports seems that its not packed.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5269 on: January 30, 2022, 01:39:50 PM »
+1 had the same question, especially from recent reports seems that its not packed.

I've heard reports of success emailing them (or Hilton TLV) a request to open space.  I think they play with the availability...

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5270 on: January 30, 2022, 01:41:48 PM »
I've heard reports of success emailing them (or Hilton TLV) a request to open space.  I think they play with the availability...
sweet! will try that out fingers crossed.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5271 on: January 30, 2022, 08:11:56 PM »
+1 had the same question, especially from recent reports seems that its not packed.
I just booked for after pesach and found days for 95000.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5272 on: January 31, 2022, 07:34:03 AM »
I just booked for after pesach and found days for 95000.
That seems to be the way to do things. Very rarely that they have availability for the next month or two.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5273 on: January 31, 2022, 12:24:45 PM »
That seems to be the way to do things. Very rarely that they have availability for the next month or two.
There is a method how to find nights for 95000

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5274 on: January 31, 2022, 12:39:01 PM »
There is a method how to find nights for 95000
How?

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5275 on: January 31, 2022, 12:40:34 PM »
How?
And does the same method apply to the WA MLE?  ;)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5276 on: January 31, 2022, 07:35:53 PM »
I'm at the end of a fantastic stay at WA Jerusalem, which was booked at the last minute via FHR (with the $200 Platinum credit) to catch the snowstorm.

I booked the lowest category King Deluxe room and received a 4-category upgrade to King Terrace.  And that is exactly the room that I wanted, as we had our own private snow deck, in addition to the entire rest of the "promenade"/garden terrace area to ourselves (there are only 4 terrace rooms, and we were the only occupants!).

As Diamond, I was granted the $25 credit on top of the $100 FHR credit, as well as the 4PM FHR checkout and full breakfast.

One of the best hotel stays I've ever had, incredibly special experience for my wife and kids, who had never experienced falling snow before.


Our terrace before:



After the blizzard:


Strategic location of the room with access to private terrace and whole upper outdoor promenade:




Whats the  $200 Platinum credit for hotels ??

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5277 on: February 07, 2022, 01:41:55 AM »
Whats the  $200 Platinum credit for hotels ??

$200 annual credit for stays at FHR hotels, or a 2-night+ stay at a Travel Collection hotel.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5278 on: February 10, 2022, 07:38:49 AM »
Anybody recently used a free night at Waldorf Jerusalem, as a guest? Did they give issues checking in? Was it enough just being added as a guest? And did u get free breakfast as a Diamond?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5279 on: February 13, 2022, 12:07:09 AM »
What do Shabbos meals cost these days?