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French Hotel Vocabulary ~ À l'hôtel

Going to France? This page of French hotel vocabulary will help you to make your reservation, ask about services, and pay your bill.

l'hôtel* hotel
le logement accommodations
complet no vacancy
le rez-de-chaussée 1st floor (US), ground floor (BR)
le premier étage 2nd floor (US), 1st floor (BR)
le couloir hallway
la chambre room
la porte door
la fenêtre window
le lit bed
l'oreiller pillow
le canapé sofa
la commode dresser
la lampe lamp
la salle de bain bathroom (room with bathtub)
les toilettes
les W.-C.
room with toilet
le lavabo sink
la douche shower
la baignoire, le bain tub
la toilette toilet
la serviette towel
   
l'employé employee
la femme de chambre    maid

*Un hôtel de ville, however, is not a place to stay, but rather a town hall / city hall.
 

Useful Phrases

Je voudrais une chambre... I would like a room...
...pour une nuit / deux nuits. (numbers) ...for one night / two nights.
...pour une personne / deux personnes. ...for one person / two people.
...à deux lits. ...with two beds.
...avec un grand lit.  ...with a double bed.
...avec une douche
une baignoire
un lavabo
un W.-C.
une télévision
un téléphone
un climatiseur
dans la chambre. ...with a(n) shower
bathtub
sink
toilet
television
telephone
air conditioner
in the room.
  
Je voudrais payer en espèces.
avec des chèques de voyage.
avec une carte de crédit.
I would like to pay with cash.
traveler's checks.
a credit card.
  
Je voudrais... I would like...
...être réveillé à huit heures. (time) ...a wake-up call at 8am.
...régler mon compte. ...to pay my bill.
...un reçu. ...a receipt.
...un taxi. ...a taxi.
  
Avez-vous un... / Où se trouve le... Do you have a(n)... / Where is the...
...un ascenseur ? ...elevator?
...un service de lessive ? ...laundry service?
...un coiffeur ? ...hairdresser/barber?
...un parking ? ...parking lot/garage?
...un restaurant / bar ? ...restaurant / bar?
...une piscine ? ...pool?
  
C'est combien ? How much is it?
Quelle est l'heure limite d'occupation ? What is the check-out time?
L'addition n'est pas correcte. The bill is incorrect.

 

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