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H么tels et logement

One of the most important things to think about when traveling is where you’re going to sleep. From 5-star hotels to tents pitched on a beach, this lesson has all the French vocabulary you need to enjoy your stay.

un logement   accommodations, lodging
un apart’h么tel   short-term apartment
une auberge   inn
un camping-car   camper
une chambre   bedroom
une chambre d’h么tes   ~ bed and breakfast
un g卯te   self-catering vacation rental
un h么tel*   hotel
un h么tel de tourisme   tourist hotel
un pavillon   lodge
une tente   tent
un h么tel une 茅toile
un h么tel deux 茅toiles
un h么tel trois 茅toiles
un h么tel quatre 茅toiles
un h么tel cinq 茅toiles
  one-star hotel
two-star hotel
three-star hotel
four-star hotel
five-star hotel
un h么tel de grand luxe
un h么tel de grand standing
  luxury hotel
un g卯te un 茅pi**
un g卯te deux 茅pis
un g卯te trois 茅pis
un g卯te quatre 茅pis
un g卯te cinq 茅pis
  one-star vacation rental
two-star vacation rental
three-star vacation rental
four-star vacation rental
five-star vacation rental 
complet   no vacancy

 * Fais gaffe !

H么tel doesn’t always mean a place for tourists to stay:

h么tel borgne   disreputable hotel
h么tel de d茅partement   ~ state capitol building
h么tel de la Monnaie   ~ Mint
h么tel de passe   brothel
h么tel de police   police station
h么tel de r茅gion   regional government building
h么tel de ville   city hall
h么tel des imp么ts   tax office
h么tel des ventes   showroom, salesroom
h么tel dieu   general hospital
h么tel particulier   town house, mansion (private)

 ** G卯tes de France grades rentals in 茅pis ("wheat ears") rather than stars to indicate specific comfort requirements.

le rez-de-chauss茅e   1st floor (US), ground floor (UK)
le premier 茅tage   2nd floor (US), 1st floor (UK)
脿 l’茅tage   ~ upstairs   (learn more)
un ascenseur   elevator
un bar   bar
une chambre   room
un couloir   hallway
un escalier   staircase
le parking   parking lot/garage
une piscine   pool
un restaurant   restaurant
le service de lessive   laundry service
un employ茅   employee
une femme de chambre      maid
un/e r茅ceptionniste   receptionist
un portier   doorman
Faire une r茅servation Making a reservation
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.
… 脿 deux lits. … with two beds.
… avec un grand lit
une douche
un bain
un lavabo
des toilettes / WC
un climatiseur
… with a(n) double bed
air conditioner
Avez-vous … ? Do you have … ?
O霉 se trouve … ? Where is … ?
Le petit-d茅jeuner est-il compris ? Is breakfast included?
Quelle est l’heure limite d’occupation ? What is the check-out time?
Je voudrais 锚tre r茅veill茅 脿 sept / huit heures. I’d like a wake-up call at 7am / 8am.
R茅gler son compte To pay one’s bill
C’est combien ? How much is it?
Je vais payer en esp猫ces.
avec des ch猫ques de voyage.
avec une carte de cr茅dit.
I would like to pay with cash.
traveler’s checks.
a credit card.
Je voudrais un re莽u. I’d like a receipt.
L’addition n’est pas correcte. The bill is incorrect.

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