room service


Definition of room service 

: service provided to hotel guests in their rooms also : the hotel department responsible for such service ordered a meal from room service

Examples of room service in a Sentence

He ordered a meal from room service.

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Five restaurants offer plenty of variety during a stay, with the additional option of 24-hour room service. Mark Rogers, USA TODAY, "Honeymoon guide: Six Los Cabos resorts for couples," 8 May 2018 According to the website, there are three different restaurants on board where guests can dine, along with 24-hour room service. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Grab Your Girlfriends: Drew and Jonathan Scott Just Announced A Property Brothers Cruise," 23 Apr. 2018 Sometimes hotel rooms and room service are so great. Juliet Pennington,, "The VIP Lounge with Patty Griffin," 10 July 2018 DiBiase, known for her California cuisine with Mediterranean panache, will head up the signature restaurant, the pool bar and room service dining. Michele Parente,, "'Power duo' chefs DiBiase, McCabe to lead InterContinental's culinary offerings," 21 June 2018 The Warwick offers owners access to room service and housekeeping, as well as monthly valet parking. Shannon Rooney,, "Living in close quarters: Philly condos of 600 square feet or less," 21 May 2018 The room service staff are invariably very nice people trying to do their job well. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "Room Service Is Supposed to Be Great—Here's Why It's Not," 12 Mar. 2018 At The Peninsula Chicago, a tablet system controls everything from lighting to room service orders; and at the new-age Yotel hotel in New York, robots will carry your luggage. Cassie Shortsleeve, Condé Nast Traveler, "Hilton Plans to Roll Out ‘Smart’ Hotel Rooms Over 2018," 7 Dec. 2017 And, of course, the apartment owners have full access to The Plaza's many amenities, including maid service and room service. Bridget Mallon, ELLE Decor, "Tommy Hilfiger Is Asking Almost $70 Million For His Plaza Penthouse," 10 Feb. 2016

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1916, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of room service

: the service that is provided to hotel guests so that they can have food, drinks, etc., brought to their rooms

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