front desk


: the desk in a building where visitors are greeted
We checked into the hotel at the front desk.

Examples of front desk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Advertisement Upon his return to work, Cabrera was placed on permanent light duty that forced him to staff the station’s front desk. Libor Jany, Los Angeles Times, 14 Sep. 2023 Folau’s wife, Sabrina, was working the front desk at the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas about four miles away, and trying to calm guests complaining about the power outage. Corina Knoll, New York Times, 13 Sep. 2023 Guests can purchase these items at the front desk and learn about what’s right around the corner. Jessica Vadillo, Travel + Leisure, 11 Sep. 2023 State health officials in Nevada stated that hotels have protocols for responding to bed bug complaints and that people who find bed bugs in a hotel should contact the front desk immediately. Michael Salerno, The Arizona Republic, 22 Aug. 2023 The woman accompanying Lowery, a parent of a student, told the clerk at the high school’s front desk her destination was the school’s cafeteria, where the school supply distribution was taking place. Michael Williams, Dallas News, 24 Aug. 2023 There was a long line of people at the front desk, so instead of waiting, Haverly slipped a novel through a drop-off box about a foot away, like she’s done dozens of times. Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 23 Aug. 2023 Hundreds of cooks, room attendants, dishwashers, servers, bellmen and front desk agents walked out Thursday morning from four hotels: Sheraton Gateway, Holiday Inn LAX, Westin LAX and Four Points Sheraton, according to the union. Parija Kavilanz, CNN, 3 Aug. 2023 At one point, a couple visiting from Arizona stopped at the front desk to buy a subscription, just to show their support, Bradbury said. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 17 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Front desk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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