Hotel Vocabulary

A modern Hilton hotel.

Words to help when you book into a hotel

Ho·tel (pronounced hōˈtel) Noun
  • An establishment providing accommodations, meals, and other services for travelers and tourists.


book a room guest house youth hostel hotel
check in double room single room adjoining rooms
balcony room with bath room with shower sauna / jacuzzi
porter bed & breakfast half board full board
double bed twin beds extra cot fold-up bed
check out front desk reception reservation
room key key card mini-bar room service
housekeeping fresh towels turn down the bed wake-up call
concierge luggage trolley lift / elevator gift shop
hairdressers dining room gymnasium indoor pool


Some Useful Phrases

I’d like to make a reservation. I’d like to book a room, please.
I’d like a single room please. I’d like a double room
I’d like a room with twin beds Can I have a room with a balcony?
I would like an en-suite bathroom. Does the room have a sea view?
Where is the dining room? What time is breakfast?
I would like breakfast in my room. May I have some clean towels, please.
Don’t make up the room today, thank you. I don’t wish to be disturbed.
I would like a wake-up call at 7am. Is there a television in the room?
Is there Wifi in the rooms? Do you have a vacancy this week?
My room is too small. I would like a larger room, please.
I’d like to see the Manager, please. Can I pay by credit card?
Do you exchange Traveller’s Cheques? I would like to pay cash.
Do you have a cash machine? Where is the car park?
Is there any public transport near here? How far is it to the town centre?

A classic style hotel in France..

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