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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #510 on: October 29, 2014, 03:15:45 AM »
Thinking of going to CP for 30K. Is it nice? Is there a spa?
Did u end up going? That's 30k IHG points right?
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #511 on: October 29, 2014, 06:17:59 AM »
Did u end up going? That's 30k IHG points right?
Nope, we just drove down and can back in the afternoon. Yes 30K IHG.

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #512 on: October 29, 2014, 06:21:16 AM »
Nope, we just drove down and can back in the afternoon. Yes 30K IHG.
Wanna go to the dead sea next weekend, not seeing any good redemption options, and honestly I think 30k IHG is too much. Will probably pay for cash hotel / hotels.com got a 3ppd deal right now with UR Portal.. Any hotel reccomendations?
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #513 on: October 29, 2014, 11:11:34 AM »
Wanna go to the dead sea next weekend, not seeing any good redemption options, and honestly I think 30k IHG is too much. Will probably pay for cash hotel / hotels.com got a 3ppd deal right now with UR Portal.. Any hotel reccomendations?
Yeah, I imagine there are nicer 30K IHG hotels.

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #514 on: November 09, 2014, 05:15:51 AM »
Anyone go to the crown plaza Dead Sea recently.  Is the beach open? Any trip report on the hotel itself.  Does the 30k ihg points get you breakfast.  Does platinum get you anything?

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #515 on: May 11, 2015, 12:04:07 PM »
Has anyone been to Hod Hamidbar Resort and Spa Hotel, it rated #1 on trip adviser. Also anyone know which hotels are kosher in the dead sea area?

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #516 on: May 11, 2015, 12:10:15 PM »
Has anyone been to Hod Hamidbar Resort and Spa Hotel, it rated #1 on trip adviser. Also anyone know which hotels are kosher in the dead sea area?
As far as my inquiries went I was told they're all varying levels of "kosher". You need to ask each hotel what their standards are.
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #517 on: August 09, 2016, 01:26:42 PM »
looking for a paid stay at the dead sea. anyone have info on crown plaza vs herods they are both newly renovated (i think) any feedback would be appreciated. also what is the story with minyan during the week over there?

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #518 on: December 30, 2016, 02:23:44 PM »
any opinion regarding herrods vs. isrotel?
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #519 on: December 31, 2016, 05:26:14 PM »
Didn't see this mentioned here, so FYI to all:

Renovations at the Crowne Plaza Dead Sea have finished and the private beach is open again.  Also, they now have renovated Club Rooms and a Club Lounge.  Don't know what the payup is to add it to a points booking, but this probably makes the hotel a much more lucrative redemption now (keep in mind, very limited choices for dining in the area).

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #520 on: January 01, 2017, 11:35:08 AM »
Didn't see this mentioned here, so FYI to all:

Renovations at the Crowne Plaza Dead Sea have finished and the private beach is open again.  Also, they now have renovated Club Rooms and a Club Lounge.  Don't know what the payup is to add it to a points booking, but this probably makes the hotel a much more lucrative redemption now (keep in mind, very limited choices for dining in the area).
in which area would I find mehadrin/glatt dining?
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #521 on: January 01, 2017, 07:23:54 PM »
in which area would I find mehadrin/glatt dining?
They have a mashgiach on premises who is very helpful in answering what item have which Hechsher. You can ask the hotle to connect you to the Masgiach. We were in the hotel last year and service is not the best.

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #522 on: January 01, 2017, 09:57:16 PM »
They have a mashgiach on premises who is very helpful in answering what item have which Hechsher. You can ask the hotle to connect you to the Masgiach. We were in the hotel last year and service is not the best.
does every hotel serve three meals or do some only do breakfast? whre would I check that on site like trivago? also, would you recommend staying in dead sea over Shabbos, or go to Jerusalem and back?
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #523 on: January 01, 2017, 10:25:45 PM »
does every hotel serve three meals or do some only do breakfast? whre would I check that on site like trivago? also, would you recommend staying in dead sea over Shabbos, or go to Jerusalem and back?
I personaly would prefer Jerusalem for shabbos. I think every hotel offers 3 meals you just have to pay extra, breakfast can be included depending what your status is and what you paid for the room. I booked on points and breakfast was not included in the crowne Plaza

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #524 on: January 02, 2017, 10:10:40 PM »
after doing some research I realize that not all hotels have indoor salt water pools. anyone know which ones do?
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