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Author Topic: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread  (Read 76924 times)

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #600 on: February 06, 2019, 09:51:08 PM »
does the crowne plaza offer free breakfast? cant seem to find that info
i booked it on points a few years ago and Breakfast was not included.

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #601 on: February 06, 2019, 10:56:32 PM »
i booked it on points a few years ago and Breakfast was not included.
+1 About 15 months ago on points and breakfast was not included.
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #602 on: February 07, 2019, 04:58:41 AM »
I stayed in the Crown Plaza. What I did is I asked to speak the mashgiach and asked him based on hecsherim that i prefered what he had. You can call the Hotel and ask to speak to a Mashgiach. They are usually very helpful
I wouldn't go anywhere near that kitchen.
When I arrived, they were just starting dinner and the mashgiach was nowhere to be seen. I asked the Jewish host who I can ask about Kashrus and he answered: "The Msgiach already left for the day but you can ask Ahmad".

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #603 on: February 07, 2019, 04:59:46 AM »
does the crowne plaza offer free breakfast? cant seem to find that info
No breakfast and no executive lounge access even if you get upgraded to an Executive room.

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #604 on: February 07, 2019, 09:14:15 AM »
No breakfast and no executive lounge access even if you get upgraded to an Executive room.
emailed the manager. lets see if thatll do something. i quoted what google has for them as hotel info

Hotel details
Overlooking the Dead Sea, this casual hotel is a 2-minute walk from the nearest bus station and a 6-minute walk from Petra Shopping Center.

Featuring balconies or floor-to-ceiling windows, the airy, modern rooms and suites have flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and safes, plus minibars and tea and coffeemakers. Suites offer kitchenettes, extra bedrooms and/or living rooms with sofas. Room service is available.

Breakfast and parking are free. There’s a low-key restaurant and a chic eatery with sea views. Other amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, 1 with a bar, a gym and a synagogue. A spa offers 2 sulfur pools, a Jacuzzi and beauty treatments.


wild chance but you never know. how much is it to pay for breakfast? and would you know anything about which hotels offer childcare/babysitting services?
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #605 on: February 20, 2019, 03:18:50 PM »
What's the manager's email?

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #606 on: February 20, 2019, 08:30:06 PM »
What's the manager's email?
ds_gmsec@aihsil.com
Didn't help much though
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #607 on: April 11, 2019, 12:52:59 PM »
i just realized that cafe cafe, which is generally considered mehadrin, has same certification as crowne plaza. in light of the above posts, does that tell me that cafe cafe is not ok, or crowne plaza is? were cholov yisroel mehadrin glatt... o-u in us
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #608 on: June 13, 2019, 02:22:00 PM »
On our last visit to EY 3.5 years ago we had a great time at the separate beach at Yam HaMelach (I believe near Herod's?), and thinking of going back tomorrow. Has anything changed since then that we should know about?

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #609 on: June 17, 2019, 10:27:04 AM »
On our last visit to EY 3.5 years ago we had a great time at the separate beach at Yam HaMelach (I believe near Herod's?), and thinking of going back tomorrow. Has anything changed since then that we should know about?
They opened a new mall called dead sea mall that has a Katzefet and A Cafe Greg. The Katzefet is Chosom Sofer. The Greg has a Beit Yosef and is the most Kosher option in the area.

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #610 on: June 17, 2019, 11:26:06 AM »
They opened a new mall called dead sea mall that has a Katzefet and A Cafe Greg. The Katzefet is Chosom Sofer. The Greg has a Beit Yosef and is the most Kosher option in the area.
where is that? I was under impression that cafe cafe was in dead sea mall
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #611 on: June 17, 2019, 11:30:57 AM »
On our last visit to EY 3.5 years ago we had a great time at the separate beach at Yam HaMelach (I believe near Herod's?), and thinking of going back tomorrow. Has anything changed since then that we should know about?
the water is still a bit salty there!
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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #612 on: June 17, 2019, 03:24:36 PM »
Thanks, we had a great time, even without knowing about the mall!

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #613 on: June 17, 2019, 05:12:21 PM »
where is that? I was under impression that cafe cafe was in dead sea mall
Google/Waze is your friend.
The Cafe Cafe is in the old mall (no clue what the official name is) and is only Rabbanut (mehadrin?).

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Re: Dead Sea, Israel, Master Thread
« Reply #614 on: June 17, 2019, 05:25:36 PM »
Google/Waze is your friend.
The Cafe Cafe is in the old mall (no clue what the official name is) and is only Rabbanut (mehadrin?).
I thought cafe cafe was mehadrin
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