Knowing these Chinese hotel words before you travel to a Chinese-speaking country will make life much easier! After this free audio lesson you'll be able to ask the hotel staff for what you need in Mandarin Chinese, find your way around the hotel, and explain any concerns you might have.
Even if you’re lucky enough to find the perfect hotel, it will be useful to know a few Chinese words and phrases so you can understand the staff assisting you. Let's start with some basics...
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Once you’ve checked in at a hotel, the receptionist will give you your key and tell you what room you’re in.
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The room number
You are in room number 29.
Directions will be given with reference to floors...
You may wish to know where the following are…
Where is the elevator?
Where is the swimming pool?
Where is the restaurant?
Where do you serve breakfast?
You may also want to know:
At what time do I need to check out of the room ?
Do I pay now or later?
When do you serve breakfast?
If your room isn’t equipped with all the facilities you’d like, here are some useful phrases…
I need more towels.
I need more soap.
I need more toilet paper.
I need an extra blanket.
Here are some final words and phrases that might come in handy…
A double bed
The air conditioner
The heater is broken
To be broken
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