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Hong Kong Island:
Things to do:
-Victoria Peak (tram),
-Ngong Ping 360 Glass bottom cable car (big Buddha),
-Downtown area
-Pink dolphin watching
-Ozone  Bar
-Tailors (Jantzen, tai panin admiraltyi cntr)
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Kowloon

Kosher Grocery Stores:
KosherMart On Hong Kong Island in the JCC
Kosher Original in Kowloon

Where to eat:
JCC Sunday night buffet can't be missed.
JCC Pizza - (Not open in the Summer)
Seven Zero - Dairy Resturant in the JCC
JCC Chinese
Shalom grill restaurant reported permanently closed by Mech
Shalom grill kosher market

Places to stay:
Grand Hyatt hotel
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Four Seasons

Kowloon:
Things to do:
-8:00pm Laser show
-Ladies market
-Ave. of stars- pier
-Museums (science, space)
-Diamond hill- nan lian garden/chi Lin nunnery
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Hong Kong Island
-Drinks at Felix (Peninsula Hotel)
-Drinks in the Lobby (Intercontinental Hotel)


Only place to eat:
Mul Hayam Restaurant at Kehilat Zion (Breakfast is now $100 HKD)

Places to stay:
The W Hotel - Great Hotel but far from Synagogues
Grand Stamford Intercontinental Hotel - next to Chabad (for Shabbos),
Intercontinental Hong Kong, Sheraton, Shangri la , Peninsula, Hyatt regency. (All these hotels are in great locations if you would like to be near KZ. You can also walk through the TST subway station to KZ from all these except IC Grand Stamford and Shangri La which is next door) 

Shuls
Kehilat Zion -Location: Unit 105, 1/F Wing On Plaza 62 Mody Road East Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon kzionhk@yahoo.com, or call: (852) 2366 6364 (office) or (852) 2368 0061
Chabad - Location:  67-71 Chatham Road, Oriental Centre 1/F Unit D, Tsim Sha Tsui  Telephone:  (852) 2366 5770  Mobile Tel.: (852) 9674 4450  Email: kowloon@chabadhk.org

Macau: (Ferry from hkg)
-Casinos (las Vegas style hotels),
-Curque like water show
-aj hachet tower (bungi)

-Disney

Lhasa:
Lake, pilgrims , culture

Airline Checkin Counters: Kowloon Station (below the W Hotel) to check your bags in. You then take the MRT straight to the airport (with just a couple of stops). It's super convenient and quick. You don't have to stay at the W to check in at Kowloon station though (and FWIW you can check in at Hong Kong station on HKI, too).


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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #340 on: August 27, 2013, 01:12:39 PM »
I stayed at the Grand Hyatt and the breaksfest was nothing to write home about, just some cream cheese and lox sandwiches and some pastries. 

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #341 on: August 27, 2013, 01:27:23 PM »
I stayed at the Grand Hyatt and the breaksfest was nothing to write home about, just some cream cheese and lox sandwiches and some pastries.

It may not be something to "write home about" but the fact that you even got one is.

A kosher breakfast is not something you're entitled to.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #342 on: August 27, 2013, 01:55:17 PM »
I stayed at the Grand Hyatt and the breaksfest was nothing to write home about, just some cream cheese and lox sandwiches and some pastries. 

The guy who comes to your room to make omelettes must have been off
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« Reply #343 on: August 27, 2013, 02:05:16 PM »
The guy who comes to your room to make omelettes mustv'e been off

Is that a joke? They have someone make omelettes?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #344 on: August 27, 2013, 02:08:10 PM »
Is that a joke? They have someone make omelettes?

Yes, it was a joke :)

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« Reply #345 on: August 27, 2013, 03:10:47 PM »
Yes, it was a joke :)

I haven't known you to be sarcastic. I like.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #346 on: September 17, 2013, 03:11:13 PM »
Stamford IC is right next to Kehilat Zion davening and restaurant

Obviously HK Island is the center of things, so Id stay at that IC
So I'm down to this for a weekday night stay.
IC Hong Kong (2 rooms. 1 w/ 45k and 1 w/ free night cert) - Correct me if I'm wrong, but this is a better location than the other ICs?
Sheraton - I could try booking 1 room, and using an SNA, but I don't think it'll get me enough space for a couple and 3 small kids.

Thoughts? I'd like to be able to pick up some baked goods in the morning.

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« Reply #347 on: September 17, 2013, 03:19:56 PM »
The W HKG is an awesome hotel.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #348 on: September 17, 2013, 03:26:03 PM »
The W HKG is an awesome hotel.
So I've read, but it's too pricey for me. Both with $$ and with points. Especially if I need a second room. If I knew they'd let me into a suite w/ the SNA, and that it would fit all of us, I'd probably go the C&P rate with them since I'm SPG Plat.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #349 on: September 17, 2013, 03:31:58 PM »
You can get a decent corp rate, PM AJK.
Try for the SNA and have a backup plan? 

My suite there could have fit 10 kids.
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« Reply #350 on: September 17, 2013, 03:46:12 PM »
You can get a decent corp rate, PM AJK.
Try for the SNA and have a backup plan? 

My suite there could have fit 10 kids.
I've read that the HKG region in the world checks Corp rates closer. Do I run a risk there if they ask for id?

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« Reply #351 on: September 17, 2013, 03:51:39 PM »
I've read that the HKG region in the world checks Corp rates closer. Do I run a risk there if they ask for id?
Like I said, check with AJK.
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« Reply #352 on: September 17, 2013, 04:51:43 PM »
You can get a decent corp rate, PM AJK.
Try for the SNA and have a backup plan? 

My suite there could have fit 10 kids.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #353 on: November 14, 2013, 12:49:31 PM »
Was there in October. Stayed in Hyatt Regency TST. Enjoyed the location, half a block away from the Chabad, three blocks away from Kehilat Zion.

Anyone needs any help feel free to ask, was there for six days.
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« Reply #354 on: November 14, 2013, 01:15:03 PM »
As of now, I have 2 rooms booked at the IC. Anyone stay there before? Is the location any good?

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« Reply #355 on: November 20, 2013, 10:27:00 AM »
Was there in October. Stayed in Hyatt Regency TST. Enjoyed the location, half a block away from the Chabad, three blocks away from Kehilat Zion.

Anyone needs any help feel free to ask, was there for six days.
How was it, and what would you recommend to do. I will be there from a Thursday night - Sunday afternoon. 
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« Reply #356 on: November 20, 2013, 10:40:32 AM »

How was it, and what would you recommend to do. I will be there from a Thursday night - Sunday afternoon.

Service was good very accommodating. Didn't do that many things was there mostly business. They are very good about Shabbat if thats your thing.
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« Reply #357 on: November 20, 2013, 11:02:25 AM »
Service was good very accommodating. Didn't do that many things was there mostly business. They are very good about Shabbat if thats your thing.
Have you been to the W there? Does it compare?

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« Reply #358 on: November 20, 2013, 11:12:20 AM »
The W is one of my favorite hotels in the world.
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« Reply #359 on: November 20, 2013, 11:20:43 AM »
The W is one of my favorite hotels in the world.
Not everyone will get their stay in a ginormous suite comped :P
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