Travelling around China is more popular than ever. Maybe for sightseeing or visiting friends or relatives. So, if you need to book a hotel or find out where it is, make sure you know how to ask. Oh…, and check if it has a swimming pool, and restaurant!

In this Podcast, you will learn:

(1) How to find the location of a hotel you plan to stay at

(2) How to ask about the price for your stay

Chinese words and phrases mentioned in this Podcast:

酒店:Hotel

Note: 饭店means restaurant in Chinese. Some people might use 饭店 for hotel, although it’s not very commonly used

位置:location

酒店在哪里? Where is the hotel?

酒店的位置在哪里?another way to ask where is the hotel?

市中心:city centre

酒店在市中心吗?Is the hotel in the city centre?

酒店在市中心附近吗? Is the hotel near the city centre?

酒店在机场附近吗?Is the hotel near the airport?

酒店在购物中心附近吗?Is the hotel near a shopping centre?

价钱:price

价格:another way to say price

一晚多少钱:How much per night?

500元一晚:RMB 500 per night

设施:facilities

免费上网:free Wifi

免费早餐: free breakfast

游泳池:swimming pool

健身中心:fitness centre

 

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Narrated by Song Liu

Our Podcast narrator, is a native Chinese speaker and is originally from Beijing, China and is keen to help you get ahead with learning. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a Master of Arts in Communication Studies. Song also hosted a Mandarin live call-in news and music radio show in the Bay Area.