Hotel in Chinese
Pronunciation help for booking a hotel in Chinese
Do you have a room available?
Two useful words to know at this point are “fáng jiān (房 间)”, a room, and “kōng (空)”, available or literally free. The receptionist may respond…
Yes, we still have rooms available.
No, unfortunately we have no rooms available.
No, the rooms are all booked.
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.
For how many people? (Literal: How many people stay?)
For how many nights? (Stay for how many nights?)
You might answer:
For two people. (Literal: Two people stay.)
For one night. (Literal: Stay one night.)
The receptionist may also ask whether you want a single or a double room.
Your answer may look like this…
A single room for two nights, please.
A double room for one night, please.
When asking for the price, you can simply say “…duō shǎo qián (多少钱？)” how much [is it for…], and add the type of room and number of nights you want. For example:
How much is it for a single room for two nights? (Literal: Single room, stay one night how much?)
How much is it for a double room for one night? (Literal: Double room, stay one night how much?)
Some hotels charge per room, others per person (¥ is the sign for RMB just as $ is for USD).
Here are some possible answers you might get to hear…
That costs ¥500 per night.
That costs ¥250 per person.
A double room costs ¥300 per person.
A single room costs ¥350 per night
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