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.
Recent Examples on the Web At the moment, part of that effort is to offer room service meals to guests of Greydon House — where taking a cleanse is entirely optional. Jennifer Leigh Parker, Forbes, 15 Nov. 2021 Luxury hotels that cut fresh flowers and overnight room service will lose some of those high-paying clients to those that give the service being paid for. Doug Gollan, Forbes, 14 Nov. 2021 Six 20-minute video modules have been created for employees in different jobs including hotel housekeeping and room service, hotel front desk and guest services, hotel security and airport security, food and beverage and airport workers. Karen Kucher, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Oct. 2021 Guests have complimentary co-working privileges at nearby Barnfox and can enjoy breakfast frittatas and buttermilk pancakes at Restaurant Kinsley or evening room service from Lola Pizza. New York Times, 21 Oct. 2021 But whole departments at large hotels — typically people who worked in room service, dining, or lounges — remain at home., 9 Oct. 2021 Here’s the bonus of living in a luxury condo like this: homeowners have access to hotel amenities like room service, a concierge, valet and the hotel’s spa. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, 3 Sep. 2021 Bookings are now open with Island Reserve Inclusive rates covering all accommodations with tax, premium food and beverage offerings, 24-hour room service, Island Ambassador personal concierge service, and more. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 24 May 2021 Or if residents prefer to eat in their unit, room service is available. J.k. Dineen, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of room service

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of room service was in 1916

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2 Dec 2021

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“Room service.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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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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