Here are some expressions commonly used in discussing accommodation matters.
accommodation - living quarters provided for public convenience board - food or meals in general, for example in a hotel book - arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance, here a room in a hotel check in - announce one's arrival, for example at a hotel check out - announce one's departure from a hotel deposit - a partial payment made at the time of purchase; the balance to be paid later disturb - to put to inconvenience, to destroy the tranquillity full board - when all your meals are provided at the hotel or rooms that you are paying to stay in guesthouse - a house separate from the main house; for housing guests half board - a hotel room combined with breakfast and either lunch or dinner hotel - a building where travellers can pay for lodging and meals and other services inn - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travellers lounge - a public room (as in a hotel) with seating where people can wait motel - an establishment which provides lodging and parking and in which the rooms are usually accessible from an outdoor parking area porter - someone who guards an entrance reception desk - a counter (as in a hotel) where guests are received reservation - the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance, booking room service - serving of food and drink to guests in their room wake-up call - morning call youth hostel - a supervised lodging for usually young travellers
Now we put new vocabulary into context, so you can see how you might use these terms yourself. The expressions are in boldface in the text.
We have accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Joe guest house is a family owned and conveniently located in a peaceful and quiet setting in Vienna. The price of the holiday includes flights, full board, and all extras. The youth hostel provides comfortable accommodation for young people and families at a very affordable price. Reservations require a 50% deposit 6 weeks prior to the reservation. Accommodation is available on a full board or bed and breakfast basis. Failure to check in to your hotel on the confirmed date of arrival will result in the forfeiture of the entire room deposit. Visitors must register at the reception desk on arrival and on leaving. Our 24-hour room service provides dining round the clock. Services like wake-up call, washing laundry, faxing, copying and tourist information are available here. Donīt disturb please.