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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).


Trip reports:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1752.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1070.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=3634.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1548.msg22804#msg22804
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg25855#msg25855
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg25907#msg25907
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg180625#msg180625
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg264863#msg264863
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg330403#msg330403
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1885.msg17999#msg17999
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=25610.msg422555#msg422555
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=30766.0
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #360 on: November 20, 2013, 11:50:16 AM »
Thinking of staying there when I go next
23k for a suite and a connecting room for 15k, cant go wrong.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #361 on: November 20, 2013, 11:54:56 AM »
Not everyone will get their stay in a ginormous suite comped :P
Lol, IIRC AJK had a great time as well without that.
Easily the best W in the world and how it ought to be everywhere.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #362 on: November 20, 2013, 12:09:34 PM »
Extremely convenient, accommodating, and good with Plat upgrades.

So ~$275 for a Fantastic Suite is a good, IMO.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #363 on: November 20, 2013, 12:20:06 PM »
And a sweeeet rooftop infinity pool/hot tub.
Maybe not SIN Skypark suite, but this one is enjoyable b/c it's empty.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #364 on: November 20, 2013, 12:21:55 PM »
Good point -- not sure how I forgot about that.

Also, it's in a pretty convenient location, and offers free shuttle down to the docks to get to HKI.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #365 on: November 20, 2013, 01:16:23 PM »
You guys are tempting me to try the W, but I'd really prefer to not pay the cash for it.
Will they serve any kosher food for breakfast for a Plat member? What's so great about the place?
If I can confirm myself into a suite that would fit the 5 of us, I'd consider it stongly. Any ideas? Just email them and grovel?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #366 on: November 20, 2013, 02:34:50 PM »
Two adults and three kids? Definitely can fit in fantastic+ suite.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #367 on: November 20, 2013, 03:46:01 PM »
Two adults and three kids? Definitely can fit in fantastic+ suite.
What's the best way to get into the suite?

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« Reply #368 on: November 20, 2013, 03:57:39 PM »
$$$ :P
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #369 on: November 20, 2013, 04:10:19 PM »
What's the best way to get into the suite?
Plats are generally given suites at this hotel.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #370 on: November 20, 2013, 04:13:57 PM »
Plats are generally given suites at this hotel.
yea, but I can't risk showing up, and them giving me a problem that we're a party of 5.
I sent them an email asking them what they can do.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #371 on: November 21, 2013, 10:24:04 AM »
What are the must-sees on HKG?

Planning to see HKI, The Peak and take one of the tram tours. Any other places to go see?
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« Reply #372 on: November 21, 2013, 11:01:24 AM »
What are the must-sees on HKG?

Planning to see HKI, The Peak and take one of the tram tours. Any other places to go see?

If you have limited time, see my trip report to begin with :P
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #373 on: November 21, 2013, 11:03:53 AM »
If you have limited time, see my trip report to begin with :P
First one i checked out!

I will have half a day Thursday, Friday and Sunday morning for "going out" activities. Figure i can do some walking around the hotel over Shababt.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #374 on: November 22, 2013, 12:06:24 PM »
Thinking of staying at the Hyatt Regency HK Tsim Sha Tsui or Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

The GHHK is on HKI while HRHK is across the harbour. Any advice on which one would be a better home base?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #375 on: November 22, 2013, 12:09:42 PM »
Tsim shai tsui-i thought Dr. Middos made that up
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #376 on: November 22, 2013, 01:13:18 PM »
Thinking of staying at the Hyatt Regency HK Tsim Sha Tsui or Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

The GHHK is on HKI while HRHK is across the harbour. Any advice on which one would be a better home base?

stay on the harbour side its much nicer, youd be about 5 a minute walk  from the sephardic shul which has a great restaurant.
Definitely check out victorias peak my wife and I went twice, also walk around nathan rd and just explore all the shops etc.
we also walked through the financial district and then through the famous escalators. We also tried HK disney since my wife loves that stuff but it wasnt anything special.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #377 on: November 22, 2013, 01:17:03 PM »
Thinking of staying at the Hyatt Regency HK Tsim Sha Tsui or Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

The GHHK is on HKI while HRHK is across the harbour. Any advice on which one would be a better home base?
For how many days? Shabbos?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #378 on: November 22, 2013, 01:19:25 PM »
Thinking of staying at the Hyatt Regency HK Tsim Sha Tsui or Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

The GHHK is on HKI while HRHK is across the harbour. Any advice on which one would be a better home base?
I stayed at the Conrad on the island for a day. It's pretty centrally located i.e. near the peak, chabad, JCC, and train underneath the hotel. I felt that the island is nicer than Kowloon.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #379 on: November 22, 2013, 03:53:17 PM »
stay on the harbour side its much nicer, youd be about 5 a minute walk  from the sephardic shul which has a great restaurant.
Definitely check out victorias peak my wife and I went twice, also walk around nathan rd and just explore all the shops etc.
we also walked through the financial district and then through the famous escalators. We also tried HK disney since my wife loves that stuff but it wasnt anything special.
Which side of the harbor? Kowloon or HKI?

For how many days? Shabbos?
We will be getting in around 4PM on thursday and will be leaving Sunday around 2PM.
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