Lesson: 6 DIFFERENT TYPES OF ROOMS

  1. SINGLE ROOM :

Room having a single bed. Room meant for one person. Abbreviation- or s.

  1. DOUBLE ROOM :

Room having a double bed (one large bed). It is meant for two persons. Abbreviation + or D.

  1. TWIN ROOM :

Room having two single beds, separated from each other. The room is meant for two persons. Abbreviation = or T.

  1. TWIN DOUBLE ROOM :

Room with two double beds, separated from each other and meant for four persons. It is also called as double double room.

  1. HOLLYWOOD TWIN ROOM :

Room with two single beds having common head board. It is meant for two persons.

  1. PARLOR :

Sitting or living room not used as a bed room.

  1. STUDIO ROOM :

Parlor set-up with one or two studio beds or sofa-cum-beds.

  1. Suite :

Parlor connected with one or more bedrooms. Expensive, being larger with more rooms for privacy. Has more facilities like TV, fridge, mini bar, extra complementary, etc.

  1. LANAI :

Hawaiian term for a room with a balcony that overlooks a garden or swimming pool.

  1. JUNIOR SUITE :

One large room partitioned into a parlor and a bed room.

  1. EFFICIENCY ROOM :

Room with a kitchenette attached. Mainly found in motels and residential hotels.

  1. DUPLEX :

Set of rooms which are not at the same level but are situated on two different floors. The parlor and the bed room are connected with a staircase. One of the most expensive suites.

  1. PENTHOUSE SUITE :

Suite located to on the topmost floor of the hotel. A part of the room can be open to the sky or with a glass roof. Very expensive and exclusive suite.

  1. CABANA :

Located close to the swimming pool or beach. Has shower and changing facilities. May have been furnished in bamboo for attractive appearance.

  1. INTERCONNECTING ROOMS :

Two adjacent rooms allowing entry from one to the other through a connecting door. The connecting door is kept locked if the rooms have to be sold to two different guests separately.

  1. HOSPITALITY ROOM : A room hired by a guest on hourly basis to entertain his guest. It is generally a banquet room.
  2. ADJOINING ROOMS :

Rooms with a common wall but no connecting door.

  1. ADJACENT ROOMS :

Rooms close to each other, perhaps across the hall or the corridor.

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