room service


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

Example Sentences

He ordered a meal from room service.
Recent Examples on the Web Be Saha will also oversee catering of in-house events, as well as room service. San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Jan. 2023 Room 208 has plenty of space and amenities: comfy beds and pillows, silky bathrobes with the Big Cypress logo and room service. Dawn Gilbertson, WSJ, 30 Nov. 2022 Couples who book one of these oversized accommodations are treated to a vacation in essentially a private home, albeit with room service on speed dial. Juliet Izon, Glamour, 26 Jan. 2023 Somewhere in Indiana, Keith calls down to room service. Sasha Frere-jones, Harper’s Magazine , 4 Nov. 2022 Each room includes amenities such as a fireplace, private deck, room service breakfast and more. Marina Johnson, Detroit Free Press, 21 Jan. 2023 At night, the lights dim for some moody pre-gaming before the party moves upstairs to the rooftop lounge. Is there caviar on the room service menu? Dana Givens, Robb Report, 17 Jan. 2023 While Vegas is painting, guests can enjoy a hearty room service breakfast complete with mimosas. Anna Haines, Forbes, 18 July 2022 After work: room service (also by Kluger), a dip in the rooftop pool, then maybe a wine tasting. Zach Helfand, The New Yorker, 21 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of room service was in 1916

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“Room service.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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