English Vocabulary | Hotels

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The list of Hotels Vocabulary.

 

NOUNS

baggage

same as luggage

bar

a place where you can buy and drink alcoholic drinks; the hotel bar

bathroom

a room that contains a toilet

bathtub

a long container that you fill with water and sit or lie in to wash your body (In British English, use bath)

bed and breakfast

1 a small hotel offering rooms and breakfast, but not lunch or dinner

2 if the price at a hotel includes bed and breakfast, it includes breakfast, but not lunch or dinner

bellhop

a person whose job is to carry people’s luggage

bill

a document that shows how much money you must pay for something

breakfast

the first meal of the day

chambermaid

a woman who cleans the bedrooms in a hotel

complaint

when you say that you are not satisfied; make a complaint

deposit

a part of the full price of something that you pay when you agree to buy it

double room

a bedroom for two people

elevator

a machine that carries people or things up and down inside tall buildings

en-suite bathroom

a bathroom that is joined to a bedroom and can only be reached by a door in the bedroom

entrance

the door or gate that you use to go into a place; the main entrance; the hotel entrance

facilities

something such as rooms, buildings, or pieces of equipment that are used for a particular purpose

fire escape

a metal staircase on the outside of a building, which can be used to escape from the building if there is a fire

floor

one of the levels of a building; the ground/first/second/third floor

foyer

the large area inside the doors of a hotel where people meet or wait

guest

someone who is staying in a hotel; hotel guests

guest house

a small hotel; stay in a guest house

hotel

a building where people pay to sleep and eat meals

key

a specially shaped piece of metal that opens or closes a lock

key card

a small plastic card that you can use instead of a key to open a door in some hotels

luggage

the bags that you take with you when you travel

manager

a person who controls all or part of a business or organization; a hotel manager

minibar

a small fridge containing drinks in a hotel room

passport

an official document that you have to show when you enter or leave a country

price

the amount of money that you have to pay for something

rate

the amount of money that goods or services cost

reception

the desk in a hotel that you go to when you first arrive

receptionist

in a hotel, a person whose job is to answer the telephone and deal with guests

restaurant

a place where you can buy and eat a meal; the hotel restaurant

room

a separate area inside a building that has its own walls

room number

the number given to a bedroom in a hotel

room service

in a hotel, a service that provides meals or drinks for guests in their room; order room service

safe

a strong metal box with a lock,where you keep money or other valuable things

shower

a piece of equipment that covers you with water when you stand under it to wash yourself

single room

a room for one person

stay

a period of living in a place for a short time

suitcase

a case for carrying your clothes when you are traveling

swimming pool

a large hole filled with water that people can swim in; the hotel swimming pool

tip

money that you give someone to thank them for a job they have done for you

view

everything that you can see from a place

youth hostel

a cheap place where people can stay when they are traveling

wake-up call

a telephone call that is intended to wake you up

VERBS

book

to arrange to stay in a hotel room

make a reservation

to make an arrangement for a room in a hotel to be kept for you

stay

to live somewhere for a short time

tip

to give someone some money to thank them for a job they have done for you

ADJECTIVES

accessible

easy for people to reach or enter

luxury

comfortable, beautiful, and expensive; a luxury hotel

three-/four/five- etc. star

used for talking about the quality of a hotel, which is indicated by a number of star-shaped symbols

PHRASES

Do not disturb

if a sign on a hotel room door says “Do not disturb,” it means that the person inside does not want to be interrupted

Vacancies

if a sign outside a hotel says “Vacancies,” it means that there are some rooms available