Topic Wiki

www.hotelsnearshuls.com
www.shabbosgetaways.blogspot.com
www.reservekosher.com/listing-great,-kosher-hotel-in-piscataway,-nj-1488.html
www.godaven.com

Halachic info
http://www.star-k.org/articles/kashrus-kurrents/501/the-travelers-halachic-guide-to-hotels/
www.yutorah.org/togo/sukkot/articles/sukkot_to-go_-_5770_rabbi_flug.pdf
www.crcweb.org/ask_rav/shabbosinhotel.php

Dan's AC sensor override (VIP mode) instructions 
Most hotels in Hawaii have an Inncom thermostat. 
To enter VIP mode:
-While you are holding "display"
- Press "off", then
- Press "Up" arrow
-Then release "display"
You still can't open/close the balcony, (It still displays if the balcony is open or closed, but it lets the AC run while the balcony is open.)
 but the AC will run if you leave it open and you won't be trapped in your room.  Plus you can also set the AC to lower temps in VIP mode.

Ideas to enter hotel rooms with electronic locks
-Many like to just tape down the latch hole to ensure easy access  (simplest way is to tape the key card over the hole)
-some will just stuff the hole with tissues (you run the risk of it slipping out)
-others rely on the poskim who allow you to ask a goy (see above)
-exterior portable lock http://www.thexlock.com/
and then there's the best one yet
-Haven't tried it at a hotel but on a cruise I tied a gartel to the inside door handle and left a little sticking out the bottom of the door. I just had to pull the gartel and the door opened. :)


Packing List
challah (4x)                                                        paper plates                             large mixing bowl
wine/grape juice (3x)                                         paper cups                               plastic disposable containers
Plastic silver kiddush cup                                    silver pasticware                      BAGGIES, 3 sizes, tons
neirois (Fri night + Motzei shabbos-2x)              tablecloth (or white towels)     Israeli small/large baggies
matches                                                             white napkins                           tape
empty cans (upside down) as safe holders        shnaps plastic cups                  rope
besomim (cinnamon/cloves)                               shnaps bottle                       timer(s)
havdollah ner (or 2 shabbos ones)                    negel vasser cup                     3prong-to-2prong plug adapters (for timers)
bentchers/zmirois                                              sharp pareve knife
siddurs                                                               cutting mat
tinfoil                                                                  sharp fleishig knife

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #540 on: August 20, 2017, 01:42:48 PM »
regarding Dans AC override in the Wiki: If balcony is left open a drop will that help not triggering the sensor to display that its open?
       

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #541 on: November 02, 2017, 02:58:42 PM »
Anyone ever try to use an american 220v plug-in timer, with adapters, in Europe or Israel?

Or, does anyone know where I can buy an European one in Brooklyn?

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #542 on: January 25, 2018, 12:09:53 AM »
Anyone going to/ or knows someone that will be going to the Sheraton Eatontown for this Shabbos? (Beshalach 01/27) Is this the right thread to post on?

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #543 on: April 12, 2018, 07:37:14 PM »
Anyone looking to go to Crowne Plaza Stamford, CT this shabbos? Minyanim around,  kosher restaurant. PM me for details.

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #544 on: April 12, 2018, 07:46:50 PM »
regarding Dans AC override in the Wiki: If balcony is left open a drop will that help not triggering the sensor to display that its open?
       

Wouldn't that also keep the system off the entire time?
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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #545 on: April 12, 2018, 07:52:28 PM »
Wouldn't that also keep the system off the entire time?
If you don't override the system then it will stay off. But if you override the system it stays on.

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #546 on: April 12, 2018, 09:33:48 PM »
Anyone looking to go to Crowne Plaza Stamford, CT this shabbos? Minyanim around,  kosher restaurant. PM me for details.
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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #547 on: April 20, 2018, 12:55:23 PM »
Is there a Wiki where people can post notes about specific issues/solutions based on hotels they've stayed at on shabbos? Looking to find out if anyone has experience in the Waldorf Amsterdam (already asked on the Amsterdam MT).

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #548 on: April 20, 2018, 03:35:49 PM »
Is there a Wiki where people can post notes about specific issues/solutions based on hotels they've stayed at on shabbos? Looking to find out if anyone has experience in the Waldorf Amsterdam (already asked on the Amsterdam MT).

here is a YouTube video showing a solution for opening the electronic-card-lock doors on Shabbos: http://bit.ly/ShabbatInHotelsElectronicDoorSolution

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #549 on: April 20, 2018, 04:35:39 PM »
Is there a Wiki where people can post notes about specific issues/solutions based on hotels they've stayed at on shabbos? Looking to find out if anyone has experience in the Waldorf Amsterdam (already asked on the Amsterdam MT).
AYLOR about making an Eruv Chatzeros, which should be done in order to carry inside the hotel

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #550 on: April 20, 2018, 05:09:30 PM »
AYLOR about making an Eruv Chatzeros, which should be done in order to carry inside the hotel
not if your the only Jewish party at the hotel...

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #551 on: April 20, 2018, 05:11:35 PM »
not if your the only Jewish party at the hotel...

we made an eruv chatzeros with the captain on the cruise ship (about 90 jewish families out of over 900 others...)


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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #552 on: April 21, 2018, 11:14:16 PM »
we made an eruv chatzeros with the captain on the cruise ship (about 90 jewish families out of over 900 others...)
Not a Rabbi however, I don't believe either hotels or cruise ships require this.

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #553 on: April 21, 2018, 11:18:37 PM »
Not a Rabbi however, I don't believe either hotels or cruise ships require this.
I know R' Moshe holds a hotel doesn't need an eiruv. I would imagine cruise ships are the same.

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #554 on: April 22, 2018, 01:34:55 PM »
Not a Rabbi however, I don't believe either hotels or cruise ships require this.

the Rabbi did it with the captain. One Italian captain kept his wad of bills in a special place. He had a stack of: dollars, Shekalim, and liras (for the 25 hr "rental" for the eruv); he asked the Rabbi to write a blessing on the $5 bill.