lobby /ˈlɑːbi/ (noun) a large area inside the entrance of a public building where people can meet and wait Example: The reception area was moved from the lobby of the building to the third floor
check in /tʃek ɪn/ (phrasal verb) to go to a desk in a hotel, an airport, etc. and tell an official there that you have arrived Example: Do you know your check-in time ?
housekeeper /ˈhaʊskiːpər/ (noun) a person, usually a woman, whose job is to manage the shopping, cooking, cleaning, etc. in a house or an institution Example: Eloise's first job at the hotel was as a housekeeper and now she is the manager
rate /reɪt/ (noun) a measurement of the speed at which something happens Example: The sign in the lobby lists the seasonal rates
reservation /ˌrezərˈveɪʃn/ (noun) an arrangement for a seat on a plane or train, a room in a hotel, etc. to be kept for you Example: I know I made a reservation for tonight, but the hotel staff has no record of it in the system
swimming pool /ˈswɪmɪŋ puːl/ (noun) an area of water that has been created for people to swim in Example: The swimming pool is my favorite place to come in the summer.
key /kiː/ (noun) a piece of metal with a special shape used for locking a door, starting a car, etc. Example: She played a key role in the dispute.
reception /rɪˈsepʃn/ (noun) the area inside the entrance of a hotel, an office building, etc. where guests or visitors go first when they arrive Example: the reception desk
bar /bɑːr/ (noun) a place where you can buy and drink alcoholic and other drinks Example: We arranged to meet in a bar called the Flamingo.
elevator /ˈelɪveɪtər/ (noun) a machine that carries people or goods up and down to different levels in a building or a mine Example: It's on the fifth floor, so we'd better take the elevator.
neat /niːt/ (adjective) tidy and in order; carefully done or arranged Example: She kept her desk extremely neat.
hall /hɔːl/ (noun) a space or passage inside the entrance or front door of a building Example: She ran into the hall and up the stairs.
guest /ɡest/ (noun) a person that you have invited to your house or to a particular event that you are paying for Example: I have two guests coming to dinner tonight.
bedroom /ˈbedruːm/ (noun) a room for sleeping in Example: They’re looking for a house with two bedrooms.
view /vjuː/ (noun) what you can see from a particular place or position, especially beautiful countryside Example: There's a special area at the airport where you can view aircraft taking off and landing.
shower /ˈʃaʊər/ (noun) a piece of equipment producing a flow of water that you stand under to wash yourself; the small room or part of a room that contains a shower Example: I've just got out of the shower.
book /bʊk/ (noun) a set of printed pages that are fastened inside a cover so that you can turn them and read them Example: My book is thick. Your book is thin.
bathroom /ˈbæθruːm/ (noun) a room in which there is a bath, a washbasin and often a toilet Example: Go and wash your hands in the bathroom.
safe /seɪf/ (adjective) protected from any danger, harm or loss Example: In some cities you don't feel safe going out alone at night.
alarm /əˈlɑːrm/ (noun) a loud noise or a signal that warns people of danger or of a problem Example: The captain knew there was an engine fault but didn't want to alarm the passengers.
bath /bæθ/ (noun) a large, long container that you put water in and then get into to wash your whole body Example: I'm in the bath!
hotel /həʊˈtel/ (noun) a building where people stay, usually for a short time, paying for their rooms and meals Example: I'll book a hotel for two nights.
lift /lɪft/ (verb) to raise somebody/something or be raised to a higher position or level Example: He lifted his trophy over his head.
garage /ɡəˈrɑːʒ/ (noun) a building for keeping one or more cars or other vehicles in Example: Did you shut the garage door?
animated /ˈænɪmeɪtɪd/ (adjective) full of interest and energy Example: Sounds of animated conversation and laughter came from the next room.
receptionist /rɪˈsepʃənɪst/ (noun) a person whose job is to deal with people arriving at or phoning a hotel, an office building, a doctor’s surgery, etc. Example: She is a hotel receptionist.
room service /ruːm ˈsɜːrvɪs/ (noun) a service provided in a hotel, by which guests can order food and drink to be brought to their rooms Example: This hotel is famous for its good room service.
vacancy /ˈveɪkənsi/ (noun) a job that is available for somebody to do Example: Her going on maternity leave will create a temporary vacancy.
concierge /kəʊnˈsjerʒ/ (noun) a person, especially in France, who takes care of a building containing flats and checks people entering and leaving the building Example: I am a concierge in York hotel.
doorman /ˈdɔːrmən/ (noun) a man, often in uniform, whose job is to stand at the entrance to a large building such as a hotel or a theatre, and open the door for visitors, find them taxis, etc. Example: My son is a doorman of that hotel.
check out /tʃek aʊt/ (phrasal verb) to be found to be true or acceptable after being examined Example: When do you check out?