Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Chinese Hotel Vocabulary and Chinese Phrases for Hotels


If you are traveling to a Chinese speaking country, some of the most basic Chinese phrases you will probably need to learn and pronounce first will be hotel related conversations. We've gathered and listed 30 useful Chinese sentences any traveler will find useful whether on vacation or a business trip.

Top 30 Useful Chinese Phrases for Hotel Conversations


English Chinese
Do you have a vacant room? 您有一个空房间吗? / Nín yǒu yīgè kōng fángjiān ma?
I have booked a room. 我定了一个房间。/ Wǒ dìngle yīgè fángjiān.
I need a single room. 我需要一个单人间。/ Wǒ xūyào yīgè dān rénjiān.
I need a double room. 我需要一个双人间。/ Wǒ xūyào yīgè shuāng rénjiān.
What does the room cost per night? 这个房间每晚要多少钱? / Zhège fángjiān měi wǎn yào duōshǎo qián?
Can I see the room? 我能看一下房间吗? / Wǒ néng kàn yīxià fángjiān ma?
Fine, I’ll take the room. 好, 我就要这个房间。/ Hǎo, wǒ jiù yào zhège fángjiān.
Here are the keys. 这是房间钥匙。/  Zhè shì fángjiān yàoshi.
Here is my luggage. 这是我的行李。/ Zhè shì wǒ de xínglǐ.
What time do you serve breakfast? 早餐几点开始? / Zǎocān jǐ diǎn kāishǐ?
What time do you serve lunch? 午饭几点开始? / Wǔfàn jǐ diǎn kāishǐ?
What time do you serve dinner? 晚饭几点开始? / Wǎnfàn jǐ diǎn kāishǐ?
The shower isn’t working. 这个淋浴不好使。/ Zhège línyù bù hǎo shǐ.
There is no warm water. 没热水出来。/ Méi rè shuǐ chūlái.
Can you get it repaired? 您能把它修理一下吗? / Nín néng bǎ tā xiūlǐ yīxià ma?
There is no telephone in the room. 这房间里没有电话。/ Zhè fángjiān lǐ méiyǒu diànhuà.
There is no TV in the room. 这房间里没有电视。/ Zhè fángjiān lǐ méiyǒu diànshì.
The room has no balcony. 这房间没有阳台。/ Zhè fángjiān méiyǒu yángtái.
The room is too noisy. 这房间太吵。/ Zhè fángjiān tài chǎo.
The room is too small. 这房间太小。/ Zhè fángjiān tài xiǎo.
The room is too dark. 这房间太暗。/ Zhè fángjiān tài àn.
The heater isn’t working. 暖气设备不供暖。/ Nuǎnqì shèbèi bù gōngnuǎn.
The air-conditioning isn’t working. 空调用不了。/ Kòngtiáo yòng bùliǎo.
The TV isn’t working. 电视机坏了。/ Diànshì jī huàile.
I don’t like that. 我对这很不满意。/ Wǒ duì zhè hěn bù mǎnyì.
That’s too expensive. 这对我来说太贵了。/ Zhè duì wǒ lái shuō tài guìle.
Do you have anything cheaper? 您有便宜一点的吗? / Nín yǒu piányí yī diǎn de ma?
Is there a youth hostel nearby? 这附近有青年旅馆 吗?/ Zhè fùjìn yǒu qīngnián lǚguǎn ma?
Is there a bed and breakfast nearby? 这附近有旅馆吗? / Zhè fùjìn yǒu lǚguǎn ma?
Is there a restaurant nearby? 这附近有餐馆吗?/ Zhè fùjìn yǒu cānguǎn ma?

If you are an absolute beginner in learning Chinese, we recommend you bookmark or write down the phrases listed on this page. It may come in as highly useful once you check at your hotel.

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