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Lodging (accommodation) type where purchased room price includes two meals: breakfast and then either lunch or dinner. Also known as Half Pension.
Lodging (accommodation) type where purchased room price includes two meals: breakfast and then either lunch or dinner. Also known as Half Board.
Bite size foods or appetizers served before the main meal
Process undertaken during arrival at the hotel prior to accessing the reserved room. Usually involves presenting your booking information to the hotel staff, assignment of room and keys, brief introduction to the hotel`s services by the staff member, providing a valid credit card for incidentals and discussing any special requests that the guest may have.
Process undertaken when leaving the hotel after a completed stay. Usually involves returning of the keys, reviewing planned and unplanned expenses incurred during the stay and obtaining a full receipt. Often, hotels and lodgings do not require an in person check out process. This can sometimes be completed over the phone, through their in room check out system or just by vacating the room by the requested time.
Room(s) at the entrance of the hotel that offer hotel front desk services (check in, check out, special requests, questions about the property,...). A lobby also serves to welcome guests, impress them and provide a space for socializing. Often includes a sitting area, concierge, luggage storage, vending machines, bar or other similar amenities to make the visitor`s experience more favorable.
Wheeled carriage available at many hotels facilitating transport of personal luggage from car to hotel room. The cart can be requested to move own luggage. Service is often provided by hotel bell man.