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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Somewhere out there, there’s a room service guy who’s sitting on a really, really big secret. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Honeymoon Was So Secret, Only Two People Knew About It," 20 Aug. 2018 In each guest room, a tablet can be used for luggage assistance, room service or concierge requests. Sean Santiago, ELLE Decor, "Design Ideas To Steal From New York's 11 Howard Hotel," 26 Apr. 2016 Through WeChat, travelers can also order room service, make payments, set air conditioning in the room, and adjust curtains and lighting. Shannon Liao, The Verge, "A WeChat-powered hotel in China lets you check in, enter your room, and get breakfast through your phone," 21 Nov. 2018 Amazon is also partnering with vacation rental company RedAwning, as well as Two Roads Hospitality, to bring in-room services to Thompson Hotels, Destination Hotels, and more. Nena Farrell, Sunset, "Order Room Service with Amazon Alexa This Summer," 22 Jan. 2018 Dogs get a lot of love in hotels — room service menus, gourmet treats, even in-room doggie DVDs. Laurie Wilson,, "These hotels are the cat’s meow," 25 Apr. 2018 The Westin is at 550 N. Van Buren St. In his role at the Westin, Espinosa will oversee a large culinary team not only for Stella Van Buren, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but for banquets and for room service. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Espinosa becomes executive chef at Stella Van Buren," 20 Apr. 2018 To eat anything balanced in the morning meant walking a mile both ways, paying an outrageous sum for room service (10 Euros for a banana), or forking over 36 Euros (per person) for a flabby breakfast buffet. Sarah Firshein, Vogue, "The Dos and Don’ts of Planning a Memorable Babymoon," 10 Mar. 2018 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

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First Known Use of room service

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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