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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:
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #320 on: July 25, 2013, 11:11:58 AM »
I am stopping in HK for two days next week and after reading this thread I am really confused (might be time for someone who was there to write a wiki).


I would like to stay at at a Hyatt, which Hyatt should I stay at the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong, or the one in Kalwoon.

Where are the kosher restaurants closer to Kalwoon or HKI?

Thanks.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #321 on: July 25, 2013, 11:13:48 AM »
There are restaurants in both.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #322 on: July 25, 2013, 11:15:36 AM »
There are restaurants in both.

Which restaurants are where?

Any info about the Hyatts.

Which is easier to get from the airport Kalwoon or HKI?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #323 on: July 25, 2013, 11:18:58 AM »
JCC on HKI and mul hayam in kowloon.

You can get to both HKI and kowloon in the airport train. 
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #324 on: July 25, 2013, 11:30:21 AM »
Thank you AJK!

Anyone have any info about the Hyatt's there?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #325 on: July 25, 2013, 11:40:42 AM »
Or try and find someone entering who is eligible to guest her
or just walk right in as if you belong there  ;D

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #326 on: July 25, 2013, 11:47:20 AM »
According the the people at Cathay, flying Business allows only the person sitting in Business to use the lounge.

I have found that Cathay Pacific is very unaccommodating when it comes to these kind of things. It feels like they are actively being adversarial. If it wasn't for the fact that I prefer OneWorld, I would definitely not recommend them (at least, based on my experiences thus far).

Any other suggestions? Thanks for the response though...

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #327 on: July 25, 2013, 12:25:21 PM »
JCC on HKI and mul hayam in kowloon.

You can get to both HKI and kowloon in the airport train. 
+Shalom Grill and market on HKI (central)
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #328 on: July 25, 2013, 12:57:57 PM »
I started a Wiki.

Please share what ever you can.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #329 on: August 14, 2013, 03:29:11 PM »
Any Luck?

A late reply to your question, unfortunately, the answer was no, I couldn't get her in (although that won't be a problem in the future as she is now Platinum).

The consolation prize, when we finally went to board the plane, was finding out that she was upgraded to business! (I just wish they bothered telling us that while we could still make use of the lounge)

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #330 on: August 16, 2013, 03:39:00 AM »
A late reply to your question, unfortunately, the answer was no, I couldn't get her in (although that won't be a problem in the future as she is now Platinum).

The consolation prize, when we finally went to board the plane, was finding out that she was upgraded to business! (I just wish they bothered telling us that while we could still make use of the lounge)
She was upgraded  with gold status? AA gold?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #331 on: August 16, 2013, 10:06:56 AM »
She was upgraded  with gold status? AA gold?

Yup... AA Gold. Her ticket said "PNN" on it... Any idea what that stands for?

We were pretty surprised about the upgrade, but were in no way going to complain about it!

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #332 on: August 18, 2013, 10:13:23 AM »
Yup... AA Gold. Her ticket said "PNN" on it... Any idea what that stands for?

We were pretty surprised about the upgrade, but were in no way going to complain about it!

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Wow! Nice upgrade for a AA gold. Ya, not sure what PNN stands for. Although better than sitting outside you haven't missed much by not entering the CX Biz lounge. 

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #333 on: August 18, 2013, 05:31:54 PM »
So I can be batting totally wrong here but are any of these Hotels in a good location with regards to Shuls or Restaurants?

Le Méridien Cyberport
Conrad Hong Kong
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #334 on: August 18, 2013, 05:38:49 PM »
The Conrad and the GH are not really close to any Shuls, although they are close to Shalom Grill (3 min Taxi, half hour walk (not suggested!)) and close to the JCC (10 min taxi).

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #335 on: August 18, 2013, 05:42:49 PM »

The Conrad and the GH are not really close to any Shuls, although they are close to Shalom Grill (3 min Taxi, half hour walk (not suggested!)) and close to the JCC (10 min taxi).

How about the Le Meridien?

Any SPG or Hyatt near the shuls?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #336 on: August 18, 2013, 05:45:35 PM »
Hyatt Regency; W HKG
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #337 on: August 18, 2013, 06:09:18 PM »
So I can be batting totally wrong here but are any of these Hotels in a good location with regards to Shuls or Restaurants?

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Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

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Coming from someone that recently stayed at the Conrad in HK I can tell you that it's a beautiful and very centered hotel. It's 10 minutes from the JCC, not far from Chabad, a 15 minute from the tram, in the heart of HK island and a few minute train ride to Kowloon (The train is underneath the hotel).

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #338 on: August 18, 2013, 07:30:02 PM »
not far from Chabad
1 mile from Chabad of HKI, but that could be a nice climb. Anyone know?
Looks like it might be much shorter cutting through HKG Park.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #339 on: August 27, 2013, 01:10:59 PM »
What can I expect when requesting Kosher Breakfast as a Diamond Member at the Hyatt Regency HK?
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