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How to book a hotel room in English?

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How to book a hotel room in English?

If you are studying English and you still do not feel able to book your ticket at an English travel agency , it is all a matter of time and practice. Our article can help you with its advice to encourage you to take the initiative, perhaps if you do, you can find more advantageous prices. For this we provide you with the maximum of facilities with some standard words and phrases, which will help you refresh your memory. Ahead! Let’s see how to book a hotel room in English!

Standard words that you should handle fluently

One of the most important things is knowing how to ask for a room. That is why we have prepared a series of simple questions for you. If you can learn and do them, you can do almost anything, as the rest is not that difficult.

Taking a reservation:

 Next, we show you a series of phrases and typical expressions that you can use to make a reservation with the intention of staying in a hotel.

  • Front Desk Receptionist

(Recepcionista de entrada)

  • Enterprise Hotels, Lise speaking. How can I help you?

(Habla Lise. ¿Cómo puedo ayudarte?

  • What date are you looking for?

¿Qué fecha estas buscando?

  • How long will you be staying?

(¿Cuánto tiempo te quedarás?)

  • How many adults will be in the room?

(¿Cuántos adultos habrá en la habitación?)

  • I’m afraid we are booked that weekend.

(Me temo que estamos reservados ese fin de semana).

  • There are only a few vacancies left.

(Solo quedan unas pocas vacantes).

  • We advise that you book in advance during peak season.

(Le recomendamos que reserve con anticipación durante la temporada alta).

  • Will two double beds be enough?.

(¿Serán suficientes dos camas dobles?).

  • Do you want a smoking or non-smoking room?.

(¿Quiere una habitación para fumadores o no fumadores?).

  • The dining room is open from 4 pm until 10 pm.

(El comedor está abierto de 16 a 22 horas).

  • We have an indoor swimming pool and sauna.

(Disponemos de piscina interior y sauna).

  • We serve a continental breakfast.

(Servimos un desayuno continental).

  • Cable television is included, but the movie channel is extra.

(La televisión por cable está incluida, pero el canal de películas es adicional).

  • Take Exit 8 off the highway and you’ll see us a few kilometers up on the left hand side.

(Tome la salida 8 de la autopista y nos verá unos kilómetros más arriba en el lado izquierdo).

  • The rate I can give you is 99.54 with tax.

(La tasa que puedo darte es 99,54 con impuestos).

  • We require a credit card number for a deposit.

(Requerimos un número de tarjeta de crédito para un depósito).

Book by phone

Most guests make their reservations online. However, if they are unable or unwilling to do so, they can make their reservations over the phone. If that’s the case, here are some standard questions you can ask:

  • I’d like to make a reservation for next week.

Me gustaría hacer una reserva para la semana que viene.

  • Is it necessary to book ahead?

¿Es necesario reservar con anticipación?

  • Do you charge extra for two beds?

¿Cobran extra por dos camas?

  • How much is it for a cot?

¿Cuánto cuesta una cuna?

  • Do you offer free breakfast?

¿Ofrecen desayuno gratis?

  • Is there a restaurant in the hotel?

¿Hay restaurante en el hotel?

  • Do the rooms have refrigerators?

¿Las habitaciones tienen refrigeradores?

  • Do you do group bookings?

¿Hacéis reservas para grupos?

  • Is there an outdoor pool?

¿Hay piscina al aire libre?

  • Do you have any cheaper rooms?

¿Tienes habitaciones más baratas?

  • When is it considered off- season?

¿Cuándo se considera fuera de temporada?

The receptionist

 As a receptionist, you should be able to communicate with all travelers. You will check them in and out of the hotel and answer questions about your local area. Does this mean that you must know all the languages ​​of the world? Not at all, but it is advisable to learn English, which is a very effective way to deal with any conversation with almost all guests, which will facilitate your daily tasks and also make you a valuable employee of your hotel.

We show you several expressions in English that every receptionist must handle with ease.

  • Hello, welcome to [name of your hotel].

Hola, bienvenido a [nombre de tu hotel].

  • How can I help you?

¿Cómo puedo ayudarte?

  • How can I help you today?

¿Cómo puedo ayudarte hoy?

  • What is the date of your arrival?

¿Cuál es la fecha de su llegada?

  • When do you plan to go out?

¿Cuándo planeas salir?

  • How many people is this reserve for?

¿Para cuántas personas es esta reserva?

  • What type of room do you prefer?

¿Qué tipo de habitación prefiere?

  • Do you have a reservation?

¿Tiene una reserva?

  • What name is the reserve?

¿A qué nombre está la reserva?

  • Could I have your ID and credit card, please?

¿Podría darme su identificación y tarjeta de crédito, por favor?

  • What is the date of your arrival?

¿Cuál es la fecha de su llegada?

  • When do you plan to go out?

¿Cuándo planeas salir?

  • How many people is this reserve for?

¿Para cuántas personas es esta reserva?

  • What type of room do you prefer?

¿Qué tipo de habitación prefiere?

During Guest Registration

  • Do you have a reservation?

¿Tiene una reserva?

  • What name is the reserve?

¿A qué nombre está la reserva?

  • Could you give me your ID and credit card, please?

¿Podría darme su identificación y tarjeta de crédito, por favor?

  • Remember, practice makes perfect and the more you practice using these expressions, the more confident you’ll become.

And so far our list of vocabulary related to booking a hotel room in English.

Do not forget that if you want to obtain an official English qualification you must be attentive to the publications of the number 1 online platform.

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