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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 1230603 times)

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5460 on: July 14, 2022, 01:16:27 PM »
Like the SRBH, it's all about points and location, location, location.

Any reason why you don't book any of the other hotels through the CSR portal? I understand you may not get the same outsized value per point, but you certainly aren't lacking UR points....

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5461 on: July 14, 2022, 01:18:59 PM »
oh wow! thanks for the info! my brother tried calling and he said there phone lines are terrible. i emailed a manager but received no response.
There's no service at the waj.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5462 on: July 14, 2022, 01:21:50 PM »
@Dan seems like WAJ not looking so good these days!

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5463 on: July 14, 2022, 01:32:24 PM »
@Dan seems like WAJ not looking so good these days!
I'd still return. It's just not what it used to be.
For me, it held up better than the Ritz has.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5464 on: July 14, 2022, 01:52:55 PM »
I'd still return. It's just not what it used to be.
For me, it held up better than the Ritz has.

Why not give the Sheraton a shot? They recently renovated.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5465 on: July 17, 2022, 03:40:46 PM »
Where is the closest men's mikvah to WAJ?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5466 on: July 17, 2022, 03:43:10 PM »
Where is the closest men's mikvah to WAJ?
The WAJ pool ;D
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5467 on: July 17, 2022, 05:18:15 PM »
The WAJ pool ;D
if only u could do a full body dunk…

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5468 on: July 17, 2022, 07:02:17 PM »
Where is the closest men's mikvah to WAJ?
Old city or Sharie Chesed by the chasidim shul

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5469 on: July 17, 2022, 08:26:49 PM »
Old city or Sharie Chesed by the chasidim shul
Any more specific details?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5470 on: July 17, 2022, 10:06:08 PM »
Any more specific details?
Khal Chassidim Shul off of Keren Kayemet street. Approx 25 min walk.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5471 on: July 19, 2022, 12:15:10 PM »
november 14-18 anyone have any way off getting a deal? orig they were all blocked off for an event, and now its over $700 a night.

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5472 on: July 20, 2022, 03:16:54 PM »
looking for a room this weekend. pls message of possible. thanks

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5473 on: July 24, 2022, 02:47:31 AM »
This is the only rabanut teuda I've seen across all of Israel with shmita lchumra.



The Inbal has the same teudah

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5474 on: July 24, 2022, 08:37:11 AM »
The Inbal has the same teudah
They have no cholov stam/heter mechira?

In the past that was not the case.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5475 on: July 24, 2022, 10:33:45 AM »
They have no cholov stam/heter mechira?

In the past that was not the case.
Where does this mention cholov yisroel?
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5476 on: July 24, 2022, 01:22:12 PM »
They have no cholov stam/heter mechira?


No

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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5477 on: July 24, 2022, 01:28:48 PM »
Where does this mention cholov yisroel?
I believe Stam Rabbnut is Cholov Yisroel. Cholov Stam will say so explicitly and is generally not allowed other than imports & hotels.
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5478 on: July 24, 2022, 01:31:39 PM »
I believe Stam Rabbnut is Cholov Yisroel. Cholov Stam will say so explicitly and is generally not allowed other than imports & hotels.

AFAIK Rabbanut allows אבקת חלב נכרי and non CY butter and cheese.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
« Reply #5479 on: July 24, 2022, 01:53:10 PM »
No
Interesting, that's a change from the past. Asked the Inbal about Shavuos and they had some C"S items.
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