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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)
-on cruises, and some hotels, you can use one of those thin refrigerator magnets, put it on the door jamb to cover the hole where the door latch goes.
-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                shabbos tissues
siddurs                                                               cutting mat
tinfoil                                                                  sharp fleishig knife

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #720 on: August 29, 2021, 03:56:40 PM »
has anyone done shabbos/YT at Brooklyn Marriott, or can offer some insight?
(or anyplace else close by)

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #721 on: November 01, 2021, 02:06:59 PM »
Anyone know if the crown plaza in Englewood NJ is shabbos friendly and if they are accommodating to Jews?
Any feedback on this?

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #722 on: November 20, 2021, 08:08:58 PM »
Any experiences with Shabbos in a Washington DC hotel bookable with points that's walking distance to minyan, and has enough space to eat comfortably and have a couple small kids sleep?

I'm looking into Residence Inn Foggy Bottom or Dupont Circle, or Embassy Suites Georgetown, but would love to hear firsthand reports about Shabbos friendliness (front door, stairwell, helpful staff) and any other issues, or recommendations for alternatives.

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #723 on: January 25, 2022, 07:15:54 PM »
has anyone stayed at the arthouse in manhattan over shabbos?

any information would be very helpful.

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #724 on: April 06, 2022, 10:00:42 AM »
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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #725 on: April 20, 2022, 05:11:09 PM »
https://vakazi.com/
Just bumped into this
Amazing kosher search engine for hotels with kosher nearby!

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #726 on: April 20, 2022, 06:39:31 PM »
Just bumped into this
Amazing kosher search engine for hotels with kosher nearby!


Doesn't seem to have every hotel. I checked Dallas and they don't have the Cooper hotel which is right down the block from the shul

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #727 on: April 20, 2022, 08:28:53 PM »

Doesn't seem to have every hotel. I checked Dallas and they don't have the Cooper hotel which is right down the block from the shul
Just putting it out there, the cooper is by no means a standard hotel, its primarily a wellness and convention center. I would not expect many online travel agencies to have it. I cant speak to the reliability of the site but I would not find fault from the above.

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #728 on: April 24, 2022, 10:53:57 AM »
Looking for a venue to host a large family shabbaton. I tried some hotels with family friendly suites and a conference room for the meals but they didn't allow outside food. Anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #729 on: April 24, 2022, 11:09:17 AM »
Looking for a venue to host a large family shabbaton. I tried some hotels with family friendly suites and a conference room for the meals but they didn't allow outside food. Anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!

Allegria Hotel in Long Beach

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #730 on: April 24, 2022, 12:13:51 PM »
Looking for a venue to host a large family shabbaton. I tried some hotels with family friendly suites and a conference room for the meals but they didn't allow outside food. Anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!
try these
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=114392.msg2204627#top
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=30537.0
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=72777.0

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #731 on: April 24, 2022, 01:03:36 PM »
Looking for a venue to host a large family shabbaton. I tried some hotels with family friendly suites and a conference room for the meals but they didn't allow outside food. Anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!
they all have an f&b waiver. Tell them it's for dietary concerns. If they can't accommodate, ask for an f&b liability waiver. Done it many times at many hotels.


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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #733 on: April 27, 2022, 04:47:59 PM »
Does anyone have info on people who can arrange a nice shabbos getaway for a family reunion?

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #734 on: April 27, 2022, 05:29:41 PM »
Does anyone have info on people who can arrange a nice shabbos getaway for a family reunion?
@Chapshnell might be able to help PM him

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #735 on: April 27, 2022, 05:31:09 PM »
Does anyone have info on people who can arrange a nice shabbos getaway for a family reunion?

DM me. I'll get you connected

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #737 on: May 04, 2022, 10:29:58 AM »
Anyone here been to the Doubletree Fort Lee?

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #738 on: May 30, 2022, 01:26:55 PM »
Are there any hotels in NY/NJ area with Shabbos Food that have a very Mehudar Hashgacha?

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Re: Shabbos at A Hotel Master Thread
« Reply #739 on: May 30, 2022, 01:29:34 PM »
Are there any hotels in NY/NJ area with Shabbos Food that have a very Mehudar Hashgacha?
definition?