Booking a hotel in Italian
Booking a hotel in Italian? We can help! After this free audio lesson you’ll be able to make a hotel reservation over the phone or speak to an Italian-speaking receptionist in person.
You’ll feel more confident with questions in Italian like “how much?” and “how many”, and the kind of basic Italian conversation you need to understand.
Listen carefully to the pronunciation of the native Italian speakers and then try saying the Italian words and phrases aloud. Don’t be shy!
Reserving a hotel in Italian
Two useful words to know at this point are "una camera", a room, and "libera", 'available' or literally 'free'. The receptionist may respond…
When asking for the price the receptionist at the hotel will need to know for how many people and for how many nights you want the room.
You might answer:
The receptionist may also ask whether you want a single or a double room.
Your answer may look like this…
When asking for the price simply say "Quanto costa …" 'How much is it for…?' and add the type of room and number of nights you want.
Some hotels charge per room, others per person. Here are some possible answers you might get to hear…
Maria DiLorenzi and the Rocket Italian Team