TYPES OF ROOMS
20th July, 2020
Types of Rooms in a Hotel
1. Adjoining Room: An adjoining room shares a wall with another hotel room and is connected by a door.
2. Adjacent room: An adjacent room is very close to another room but does not share a common wall with it.
3. Cabana: A cabana is suited away from the main hotel building, in the vicinity of a swimming pool or sea beach. It does not have beds and is generally used as a changing room and not as a bedroom.
4. Duplex: A duplex comprises two-room situated on different floors, which are connected by an internal staircase. The suite is generally used by a business guest who wishes to use the lower level as an office and meeting place and the upper-level room as a bedroom. This type of room is quite expensive.
5. Double Room: A double room has one double bed for double occupancy. The size of a double bed is 4.5 feet to 6 feet.
6. Double-Double Room: A double-double room has two double beds and is normally preferred by a family or group as it can accommodate four persons together.
7. Efficiency Room: An efficiency room has an attached kitchenette for guests preferring a longer duration of stay. Generally, this type of room is found in holidays and health resorts where the guest stays for a longer time.
8. Hollywood Twin Room: It has 2 single beds with a common headboard. This type of room is generally occupied by two guests.
9. Hospitality Rooms: A hospitality room is designed for hotel guests who would want to entertain their own guests outside their allotted rooms. Such rooms are generally charged on an hourly basis.
10. Interconnecting Rooms: Interconnected rooms have a common wall and a door that connects the two rooms. This allows the guest to access any of the two rooms without passing through a public area. This type of room is a deal for families and crew members.
11. King Room: A king room has a king-size bed. The size of the bed is 6 feet by 6 feet.
12. Lanai: A lanai has a veranda or roofed patio, and is often furnished and used as a living room. It has a view of a garden, sea beach or waterfall.
13. Murphy Bedded Room: Murphy bedded room is a room where the bed is hinged at the base of the headboard and swing up into the wall for storage. During the day room can be used in a sitting /living room and at night the bed can be laid for the guest to sleep.
14. Parlor: A parlor has a living room without bed and may have a sofa and chain for sittings. It is generally not used as a bedroom. European term for this is Salon.
15. Penthouse: A penthouse is generally located on the topmost floor of the hotel and has an attached open terrace or open sky space. It has very opulent decor and furnishings and is among the costliest rooms in the hotels, preferred by celebrities and major political personalities.
16. Quad: A quad room has four separate single beds and can accommodate four persons together in the same room.
17. Queen room: A queen room has a queen-size bed. The size of the bed is 5 feet by 6 feet.
18. Studio: A studio room is a small apartment which combines living room, bedroom, and kitchenette into a single room.
19. Suite: A suite comprises more than one room, occasionally, it can also be a single large room with clearly defined sleeping and sitting areas. The decor of such units is of very high standards, aimed to please the affluent guest who can afford the high tariffs of the room category.
20. Single room: A single room has one single bed for single occupancy. The size of the bed is normally 3 feet by 6 feet.
21. Twin Room: A twin room has two single beds for double occupancy.
22. Triple: A triple room has three separate single beds and can be occupied by three guests. This type of room is suitable for groups and delegates of meetings and conferences.