|Learning English - The Flatmates|
Jobs in hotels:
person who deals with your reservation, booking and payment in a hotel. He or she usually works behind a large desk in the main area of the hotel lobby (or entrance hall)
You need to ask the receptionist if you want a wake-up call in the morning.
person who carries your suitcases to your room when you first check into a hotel
Just give your bags to the porter. He'll take them up.
person who greets you at the hotel entrance. He or she can also help you hail a taxi, recommend restaurants, theatres etc. in the area
The concierge said the Italian restaurant on the corner had really good food.
person (usually a woman) who cleans hotel rooms
She works as a chambermaid and has to make hundreds of beds every day.
person who is the manager of all the chambermaids in a hotel
We need all the chambermaids to work weekends when the hotel is very busy. If you can't work on Saturday, you'll need to speak to the housekeeper.
a room for one person with a single bed (a bed for one person)
I'd like a double room for my husband and me and a single room for my brother.
a room for two people with a double bed (a bed that two people can sleep in)
My wife and I would like a double room for three nights please.
a room for two people with two single beds
My sister and I always book a twin room when we go on holiday together.
a room for parents and children to stay in together; it usually has a double bed and some single beds and sometimes a cot for a baby
We'd like to book a family room please. We're two adults, a three year-old and a baby of seven months.
each night, for one night
isn't my fault
I'm not to blame. I didn't do anything wrong
charging me extra
making me pay more money than usual for something