Unit 12: Vocabulary

Please study the 20 vocabulary below and press the Mark Complete button to continue.
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adjoining
next to or joined with
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They booked three adjoining rooms on the third floor.
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balcony
a raised platform connected to the side of the building which can be accessed through a door in the wall
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There is no smoking in the room, but you may smoke on the balcony.
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double
a room for two people with one large bed
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The hotel has thirteen doubles on the first floor and 12 on the second.
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en-suite
describing a room to which a bathroom is directly attached
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All hotel rooms are en-suite with either a bath or a shower.
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foldaway bed
a portable bed which can be folded up when not in use
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The larger suites can accommodate two foldaway beds.
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kitchenette
a small kitchen with limited cooking facilities
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When you stay on a self-catering option, you need to make sure that you have a kitchenette.
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luxurious
very comfortable and expensive
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The hotel was luxurious but the price was too high so they only stayed for one night.
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mini-bar
a small fridge in a guest room which contains a selection of drinks and snacks, which can be paid for at the end of the stay
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It's a well-known fact that prices for items in the mini-bar are more expensive than in the hotel bar.
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modest
limited in size, price or luxury
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There are several modest hotels in the area for travelers on a budget.
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pay-per-view
describing a television service which can be ordered and paid for, usually including premium or adult shows
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Jane became very suspicious that her husband had ordered pay-per-view TV on the night of their honeymoon.
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robe
a long loose piece of clothing which wraps around your body, usually worn before or after swimming, bathing etc.
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Guests will be charged $35 if robes are taken from the room.
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safe
a metal container which can be accessed by a code or key, and is designed to protect valuable items
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The code to the safe can be reset at reception.
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single
a guest room for one person which has one small bed
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The hotel only has two single rooms but during off-peak times we can offer doubles for single-occupancy.
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spacious
having a large amount of space
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The hotel has a spacious lounge which can fit over 200 people comfortably.
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suite
a group of rooms in a hotel that is used by one guest
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Our standard rooms are 15m2 in size but our suites are 35m2 in size.
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tasteful
done or chosen with a knowledge or what is attractive, suitable or enjoyable
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We have received several comments on the tasteful decoration of the newly renovated rooms.
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terrace
a flat outside area next to a building where people can sit and relax
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The rooms on the ground floor all have access to private terraces.
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toiletries
products which are used in cleaning or grooming
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A lot of hotels now offer guests complimentary organic toiletries.
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twin
a hotel room for two people which has two separate beds
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Most business hotels offer twin rooms as standard because their guests are usually not staying with their partner.
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welcoming
friendly and pleasant, especially to someone who has just arrived
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After your long trip, you will be pleased to go into your welcoming room.
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