Useful German phrases

How do you say you’re looking for a hotel in German? When you’re traveling, these are the kind of useful German phrases that will come in handy! After this free audio lesson you’ll know how to ask for accommodation to suit your budget – whether it be a German hotel, a hostel or a camping ground…

It might also help to know some basic questions like “where is?” or “how much?” in German. Practice these useful German phrases aloud as you listen to the audio. Stick with the Rocket German team and you’ll have your bags unpacked and your feet up in no time!

Here are some of the most basic German phrases to get you started. Further on in this lesson we will look at the pronunciation of these and more German phrases. Can you recommend...?

  • Können Sie mir ein gutes Hotel empfehlen? - ...a good hotel?
  • Können Sie mir ein günstiges Hotel empfehlen? - inexpensive hotel?
  • Können Sie mir ein familienfreundliches Hotel empfehlen? - ...a family-friendly hotel?
  • Können Sie mir ein ruhiges Hotel empfehlen? - ...a quiet hotel?
  • Können Sie mir ein Hotel im Zentrum empfehlen? - ...a hotel in the center?
  • Gibt es hier eine Jugendherberge? - ...a youth hostel near here?
  • Gibt es hier einen Campingplatz? - ...a camping ground near here?
  • Gibt es hier ein Motel? - ...a motel near here?
  • Wie komme ich bitte zum Hotel [Millennium]? - How do I get to the [Millennium] hotel?
  • Wo bitte ist der Taxistand? - Where is the taxi-stand please?

How to pronounce useful German phrases

Let's find a hotel in German. Can you recommend...?

German caslte

Listen to the link below if you prefer other types of accommodation.

Once you have decided where to stay you need to find out how to get there.

A taxi ride can be quite expensive in Germany, so you might want to get an idea of the price before you hop in. Public transport is usually punctual and reasonably fast, as most cities have bus lanes. Here are some important words and phrases for you to remember.

Taxi in German

Why not check out some more lessons on German phrases next?

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Paul Weber
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