Languages › Mandarin Mandarin Chinese Hotel Vocabulary Share Flipboard Email Print Businesswoman check in at reception desk, Beijing, China. BJI/Blue Jean Images/Getty Images Mandarin Vocabulary Mandarin History and Culture Pronunciation Understanding Chinese Characters by Qiu Gui Su Qiu Gui Su is a native Mandarin speaker who has taught Mandarin Chinese for over 20 years. Updated January 30, 2019 Major Chinese and Taiwanese hotels almost always have the English-speaking staff to assist travelers from Western countries. Hotels in out-of-the-way tourist destinations, however, may not have anyone available who speaks English, so this list of common hotel vocabulary will help you. Be sure to practice these words and phrases well before your departure date. The hardest part about Mandarin vocabulary is the tones, which can give a word different meanings. The proper use of tones will make your Mandarin easy to understand. Click on the links in the Pinyin column to hear the audio files. English Pinyin Chinese Characters hotel lǚ guǎn 旅館 room fáng jiān 房間 room with shared bath pǔtōng fáng 普通房 suite tào fang 套房 single room dān rén fáng 單人房 double room shuāng rén fáng 雙人房 deposit yā jīn 押金 check in bào dào 報到 stay in a hotel zhù lǚ guǎn 住旅館 reserve a room dìng fángjiān 訂房間 luggage xíng li 行李 parking lot tíngchē chǎng 停車場 restaurant cāntīng 餐廳 front desk fú wù tái 服務臺 wake-up call jiào xǐng 叫醒 bath mù yù 沐浴 shower lín yù 淋浴 television diàn shì 電視 telephone diàn huà 電話 elevator diàn tī 電梯 I have a reservation. Wǒ yùdìng le. 我預定了｡ I would like a double room. Wǒ yào shuāng rén fang. 我要雙人房｡ I would like a room with a… Wǒ xiǎng yào yǒu… de fángjiān. 我想要有…的房間｡ Where is the elevator? Diàn tī zài nǎli? 電梯在哪裡? I would like a wake-up call for (time). Qǐng (time) jiào xǐng wǒ. 請 (time) 叫醒我｡ I would like to check out. Wǒ yào tuì fang. 我要退房｡ The bill is incorrect. Zhàng dān bú duì. 帳單不對｡ Continue Reading Step-by-Step Guide to Learning Chinese Understanding Mandarin Chinese Tones Chinese Vocabulary: Banking Beginner's Tips on Mandarin Chinese Pronunciation How Do You Say Goodbye in Chinese? Here's How to Order Classic Dishes in China Mandarin Chinese Christmas Vocabulary Giving Directions in Chinese How to Pronounce Tsai Ing-wen (Cai Ying-wen) What Does "Mama Huhu" Mean in Mandarin Chinese? Laoban - Old Boss in Mandarin Chinese Saying Sorry in Mandarin Chinese Is More Than a Simple Apology How Did Mandarin Become China's Official Language? Start to Get Fluent in Mandarin With 26 Dental Vocabulary Words Mandarin Chinese Audio Clips for Language Learning How Do You Say "Aunt" in Chinese?