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Suitable for advanced students studying for TOEFL or TOEIC level exams.
Here is some vocabulary that is commonly used when talking about hotels and the tourism industry. Do you recognise these words? Study their meanings and then see them in use in the sentences below!
A classic American motel
- bellboy - (n) an employee who helps guests take their bags to their rooms.
- boutique (hotel) - (adj) a unique, luxurious and intimate hotel.
- (hotel) chain - (n) a group of hotels that are part of the same company.
- concierge - (n) an employee in a hotel who helps guests to book tours or make personal arrangements.
- housekeeping - (n) the cleaning of the rooms and furniture in a house or hotel.
- luxury - (adj) something that is expensive and high quality.
- mini-bar - (n) a small fridge in a hotel room with a selection of alcoholic drinks.
- motel - (n) - motor hotel - a type of hotel usually for people travelling by road.
- resort - (n) a type of hotel that offers guests leisure activities as well as a place to stay.
- valet - (n) an employee in a hotel that looks after the personal requirements of the hotel guests.
- () The hotel bellboy will be along shortly to take your luggage up to your room.
- () Last year we stayed in a very special boutique hotel in London. It was very stylish and unique!
- () The Marriott chain has hotels in more than 50 countries around the world.
- () If you wish to book a boat trip around the island please dial 1 to speak to your concierge.
- () Housekeeping will clean your room and replace your bedding at 11am every day.
- () The hotel has a luxury spa that is located on the second floor.
- () In your room you'll find a mini-bar with a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks.
- () We've been driving for 8 hours. Let's stop for a few hours rest in this roadside motel.
- () Last year we went on holiday to Bali, but we never left our resort because there was so much to do!
- () Your valet is on the way to your room to pick up your clothes that need washing and ironing.
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Hotel Vocabulary Lesson 1