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Staying in a hotel or guest house

book in

to arrange for yourself or someone else to stay at a hotel, hospital etc

book in

to announce that you have arrived at a hotel or event so that your name can be put on an official record. You can also say check in, which is the usual American word

bookable

adjective

a ticket, hotel room etc that is bookable can be bought or arranged before you need to use it

booking

noun

an arrangement to buy a travel ticket, stay in a hotel room etc at a later date

check in

to arrive at a hotel or a private hospital where you have arranged to stay and give your personal details to the person working at the reception desk

check in

to deal with someone when they arrive at a hotel or a private hospital where they have arranged to stay, or at an airport from which they have arranged to fly

check into

to arrive at a hotel or a private hospital where you have arranged to stay and give your personal details to the person working at the reception desk

check out

to leave a hotel or a private hospital after paying the bill

guest

noun

someone who is paying to stay at a hotel or eat in a restaurant

homestay

noun

a visit in which you pay to stay in someone’s house rather than in a hotel

late checkout

noun

a hotel guest who leaves a hotel at a later time than when guests usually have to leave

non-resident

noun

someone who is not staying at a particular hotel

patron

noun

someone who uses a particular restaurant, hotel, or other business

patronage

noun

the use of a restaurant, hotel, or other business

pre-register

verb

to give your details to a hotel before you arrive there, instead of doing it when you check in

rack rate

noun

the price for a room in a hotel that is advertised in the hotel and does not include any discounts

reservation

noun

an arrangement by which something such as a room in a hotel or a seat in a theatre is kept for you to use later

reserve

verb

to make an arrangement so that something such as a room in a hotel or a seat in a theatre is kept for you to use later

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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