Hotel in Japanese
Traveling to Japan? Booking a hotel in Japanese? We can help! After this free audio lesson you’ll be able to make a hotel reservation over the phone or speak to a Japanese receptionist in person. You’ll feel more confident with questions in Japanese like “how much?” and “how many”, and the kind of basic Japanese conversation you need to understand.
Listen carefully to the Japanese pronunciation of the native speakers and then practice saying the Japanese words and phrases aloud. Don’t be shy!
Let's start with hotel in Japanese!
Pronouncing hotel in Japanese
Two useful words to know at this point are “heya”, a room, and “aki”, available or literally open. The receptionist may respond…
もうし わけ ございません が、 あきべや は ありません
Mōshi wake gozaimasen ga, akibeya wa arimasen.
No, unfortunately we have no rooms available.
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 “o ikura desu ka…” how much is it for…, and add the type of room and number of nights you want. For example:
シングル / ひとり べや で にはく おいくら です か
シングル / 一人部屋で二泊お幾らですか
Shinguru / Hitori beya de nihaku wa oikura desu ka ?
How much is it for a single room for two nights ?
Some hotels charge per room, others per person. Here are some possible answers you might get to hear…
ダブル / ふたり べや は おひとり よんせん ごひゃく えん です
ダブル / 二人部屋はお一人四千五百円です
Daburu / Futari beya wa ohitori yonsen gohyaku en desu.
A double room costs 4500 yen per person.
That’s it for today. I hope you enjoyed it.