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Largest Jewish community is in Silver Spring, which is a suburb of Washington. For tourists, best place to stay is in downtown Silver Spring, which has a metro stop and a nearby  shul in Woodside Park within walking distance.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #320 on: August 11, 2014, 07:30:46 AM »
Thank you
I see it's 30 minutes from DC
Is that better then silver spring?
I see a few places in Rockville do you know which one is good?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #321 on: August 11, 2014, 07:47:01 AM »
Thank you
I see it's 30 minutes from DC
Is that better then silver spring?
I see a few places in Rockville do you know which one is good?
Silver spring is closer....
I suggested Rockville because it seemed that you wanted something nice. See up thread about a new place there. If you just want decent food, eli's is fine

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« Reply #322 on: August 11, 2014, 08:22:06 AM »
Thank you
I just read all 22 pages. I'm going with 7 kids so I think we will stay local and eat at. Eli's every night!
District Bistro is closed right now.
I was planning on booking hotel on Priceline but after reading I see I can be hit with $40 parking fee .
I would have liked a pool and I see a lot of hotels don't have that.
I wanted to spend $100 a room . On priceline I can usually get $75 plus taxes for 3.5 star.
Is it crazy to book in Washington this way? Any other ideas where I should try first?
I'm only preferred Starwood so would get a regular room for 7000. Is that better?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #323 on: August 11, 2014, 08:48:58 AM »
you can try C&P

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #324 on: August 11, 2014, 08:51:31 AM »
Thank you
I just read all 22 pages. I'm going with 7 kids so I think we will stay local and eat at. Eli's every night!
District Bistro is closed right now.
I was planning on booking hotel on Priceline but after reading I see I can be hit with $40 parking fee .
I would have liked a pool and I see a lot of hotels don't have that.
I wanted to spend $100 a room . On priceline I can usually get $75 plus taxes for 3.5 star.
Is it crazy to book in Washington this way? Any other ideas where I should try first?
I'm only preferred Starwood so would get a regular room for 7000. Is that better?
You can also try staying in silver spring and taking the metro. It is very nice and clean

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #325 on: August 11, 2014, 08:53:44 AM »
District Bistro was overpriced rubbish anyway.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #326 on: August 11, 2014, 03:23:27 PM »
Whats there to do with children after 6 in Washington?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #327 on: September 16, 2014, 04:15:39 PM »
has anyone tried the Pizza shop or Deli near the Young Israel in Silver Springs?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #328 on: September 16, 2014, 04:26:57 PM »
has anyone tried the Pizza shop or Deli near the Young Israel in Silver Springs?
Pizza was decent

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #329 on: September 16, 2014, 11:10:40 PM »
has anyone tried the Pizza shop or Deli near the Young Israel in Silver Springs?

whats the Deli there?

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #330 on: September 17, 2014, 07:42:56 AM »
whats the Deli there?
never been there. I was told there is a deli / takeout in a supermarket next door to the young Israel.

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« Reply #331 on: September 17, 2014, 11:04:19 AM »
never been there. I was told there is a deli / takeout in a supermarket next door to the young Israel.
Yes,  Shalom kosher...

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« Reply #332 on: September 18, 2014, 04:36:33 PM »
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« Reply #333 on: September 21, 2014, 03:48:37 PM »
I'm looking into going with my wife & 1 year old baby to DC for this chal hamoed (sukkos) any advice offered would be really appreciated!
Where should we sleep,  I would preferably book with points,  I have 10k Ihg but I have more than enough UR points to transfer from, I have like 25k Marriott though I should get another 70k now and I have a free night with Marriott (cat 1-4)  I would also consider Ihg paying so that I can score my "Ihg into the nights" challenge http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=44838.0
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And what about a sukkah is there 1 in DC I'm talking about eating?

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« Reply #334 on: September 21, 2014, 04:11:05 PM »
I'm looking into going with my wife & 1 year old baby to DC for this chal hamoed (sukkos) any advice offered would be really appreciated!
Where should we sleep,  I would preferably book with points,  I have 10k Ihg but I have more than enough UR points to transfer from, I have like 25k Marriott though I should get another 70k now and I have a free night with Marriott (cat 1-4)  I would also consider Ihg paying so that I can score my "Ihg into the nights" challenge http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=44838.0
IHG Into The Nights: Sign Up to EARN 2 Free IHG Nights!!

And what about a sukkah is there 1 in DC I'm talking about eating?
How many nights? And do you want DC proper or near the Jewish community in silver spring

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Re: Washington DC Master Thread
« Reply #335 on: September 21, 2014, 08:04:00 PM »
How many nights? And do you want DC proper or near the Jewish community in silver spring
2 nights I would think rather DC.
Tnx!

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« Reply #336 on: September 21, 2014, 08:07:08 PM »
2 nights I would think rather DC.
Tnx!
I am not aerate of any sukka in DC. Check with some chabad centers

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« Reply #337 on: September 21, 2014, 08:08:46 PM »
I am not aerate of any sukka in DC. Check with some chabad centers
Tnx, what about hotel which one would you recommend?

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« Reply #338 on: September 21, 2014, 08:19:40 PM »
Tnx, what about hotel which one would you recommend?
The only one I personally have been at, is the williard ic.. Very nice old hotel

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« Reply #339 on: September 21, 2014, 08:50:23 PM »


I'm looking into going with my wife & 1 year old baby to DC for this chal hamoed (sukkos) any advice offered would be really appreciated!
Where should we sleep,  I would preferably book with points,  I have 10k "HYATT" points but I have more than enough UR points to transfer from, I have like 25k Marriott though I should get another 70k now and I have a free night with Marriott (cat 1-4)  I would also consider Ihg paying so that I can score my "Ihg into the nights" challenge http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=44838.0
IHG Into The Nights: Sign Up to EARN 2 Free IHG Nights!!

And what about a sukkah is there 1 in DC I'm talking about eating?

Fixed that, I have 10k hyatt points