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Hotel Guide to Arabic Hotels

Posted by Mourad Diouri on January 20, 2008

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Listen to the audio recording of the realia (byki.com)

Source or realia :

  • دليلك المفصل في عمان , دار عمان للنشر, 1994
  • Also available in Al-Kitaab, Part1, pp. 196

Find out the translation of the guide

Detailed Guide to Hotels

From Right to left (vertically) :

1. Total number of rooms
2. Number of single rooms
3. Number of double rooms
4. En-suite rooms (with a bathroom)
5. Bathroom outside the room
6. Telephone in every room
7. TV in every room
8. Radio in every room
9. Films showing rooms
10. Central Heating

11. Air conditioning
12. Laundry service (lit. Clothes cleaning)
13. Restaurants
14. Beauty Salon
15. Sauna
16. Tennis courts
17. Indoor games/entertainment room
18. Meetings and conference hall
19. Entertainment band
20. Disco

21. Outdoor swimming pool
22. Indoor swimming pool
23. Special Children’s facilities
24. Car-rental office
25. Outdoor car-park (exposed)
26. Indoor car-park (covered)
27. Credit Cards Accepted

  • American Express
  • Carte-blanche
  • Visa
  • Masters Card
  • Diner’s club
  • Europe Card

 

3 Hotels :

1) Intercontinental Jordan
2) Oman Marriott
3) Oman Forty Grand Hotel

15 Responses to “Hotel Guide to Arabic Hotels”

  1. Majied said

    3a: Facilities described are –

    Bathroom (en-suite or shared), telephone, television, radio, film collection, central heating, air conditioning, laundry service, restaurant, beauty salon, sauna, tennis court, indoor sports room, meeting and conference hall, recreational groups, disco, outdoor pool, indoor pool, childrens’ facilities, car rental office, outdoor parking, indoor parking, credit cards accepted.
    b. Hotels named: Intercontinental Jordan, Marriott Amman, Forty-Grand Amman

  2. Lucy said

    Hotel facilities include single rooms, double rooms, suites, en-suite rooms, telephone in room, TV, radio, film channels (shows), covered and uncovered parking.

    Intercontinental Hotel, Jordan, the Amman Marriott and the Grand Euphrates(?), Amman.

  3. David said

    A guide to the best (preferred) hotels.
    Facilities
    – Groups of rooms available, many single rooms, many double rooms, bathrooms in the rooms and in the hotel, telephone in all rooms, TVs, radios, films available in all rooms, lift available, disco, music, sports (table tennis etc), sauna, salon, restaurants, coat room, AC, indoor, outdoor pool, children’s clubs, car rental, parking covered and uncovered, many credit cards accepted (Visa etc)

  4. Jennifer said

    The title reads: Your Favourite Guidebook to Hotels

    Facilities listed are:
    double bedrooms, twin rooms, televisions in all rooms, radios in all rooms, telephones in every room, travellers cheques acceptable, disco, cinema, safes in every room, ensuite bathrooms, outdoor bathrooms, hairdressers, saunas, restaurants, indoor parking, outdoor parking, secure parking, tennis, indoor ball games, coathangers in every room, indoor pool outdoor pool, air-conditioning.

    Hotel 1-The Jordan Continental. Has telephones in every room, televisions in every room and parking.

    Hotel 2-The Amman Marriott. Has an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, parking and tennis.

    Hotel 3-The Grand Amman Forte. Has tennis, parking and an outdoor pool.

  5. Jennifer said

    Your Favourite Guidebook to Hotels

    Just a minor comment on your translation – Re-read the title again – does it say Mufaddal مفضل or Mufassal مفصل? – Mourad

  6. Ben T said

    the usual room facilities: telephone, TV, radio etc; bathroom situation; number of singles and doubles available; parking facilities; restaurant facilities; games room, or tennis facilities; disco; payment options; swimming facilities; beauty salon; etc etc.

    Three hotels are the Amman Intercontinental, the Amman Marriot and the Forte-Grande Amman

  7. Laura said

    detailed guide to the hotel

    facilities include:
    telephone in every room
    bathroom outside the room
    radio in every room
    car rental office
    outside playroom

    Jordan Intercontinental
    Amman Marriot
    Forty Jornad Amman (???)_

  8. Jennifer said

    Your Joint Guidebook to Hotels?

    Your DETAILED guide to hotels – would be more appropriate.

    The following words are Homographs (i.e spelt the same, pronounced differently) , hence it’s easy to mistake the two.

    Mafsil مفصل = Joint

    Mufassal (with a Shadda) = detailed — Mourad

  9. Yael said

    Right I have: Detailed guide to hotels as the heading.
    The key is
    1. Total number of rooms
    2. Number of single rooms
    3. Number of double rooms
    4. En-suit rooms (bathroom inside the room)
    5. Bathroom outside the room
    6. Phone in every room
    7. TV in every room
    8. Radio in every room
    9. Films showing in the room
    10. Something central?
    11. Air conditioning
    12. Clothes cleaning service
    13. Restaurant
    14. Beauty Salon
    15. Sauna
    16. Tennis courts
    17. Indoor games room
    18. Meetings and conference hall
    19. Entertainment room
    20. Disco
    21. Outdoor swimming pool
    22. Indoor swimming pool
    23. Exclusive children’s facilities
    24. Car-rental office
    25. Uncovered car-park
    26. Covered car-park
    27. Credit Cards Accepted

    Well done Yael – Nicely done – Mourad

  10. EdwardP said

    Lockable rooms
    Single rooms
    twin rooms
    En-Suite
    Non-En suite
    Telephone in all rooms
    TV in all rooms
    Radio in all Rooms
    Films on demand in rooms
    Cleaning centre?
    ?
    ?
    Restaurant
    Barbers
    Sauna
    Tennis Court
    Inside Games Room
    ?
    ?
    Disco!
    Outdoor pool
    Indoor pool
    Child care?
    Car rental office?
    Parking
    A somehow different type of parking (possibly indoor)
    Circle merging services.

  11. EdwardP said

    Lockable rooms
    Single rooms
    twin rooms
    En-Suite
    Non-En suite
    Telephone in all rooms
    TV in all rooms
    Radio in all Rooms
    Films on demand in rooms
    Cleaning centre?
    ?
    ?
    Restaurant
    Barbers
    Sauna
    Tennis Court
    Inside Games Room
    ?
    ?
    Disco!
    Outdoor pool
    Indoor pool
    Child care?
    Car Rental
    Parking
    A somehow different, perhaps indoor parking.
    circle merging services, or possibly paryment methods.
    (selections of payment options, inc. Amex, Visa, EuroCard etc)

  12. Rachel said

    Facilities:
    single rooms, double rooms, bathrooms (en suite), separate bathroom, phone in every room, tv in every room, radio in every room, film shows in every room, central heating, air conditioning, laundry service, beaty salon, sauna, tennis sourt, games room, meeting and conference hall, entertainment room, disco, outside swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, children’s facilities, car rental office, outside car park, covered car park.
    Credit cards accepted: american express, mastercard, card blanche, visa, diners club, europe card.

    3 hotels: Intercontinental Jordan, Amman Marriot, Forty Grande Amman

  13. Ed K said

    Your Detailed Guide to Hotels

    Facilities: total number of rooms, single rooms, double rooms, en-suite, bathroom out isde of the room, phone in all rooms, tv in all rooms, radio in all rooms, films avaliable in rooms, central heating, aircon, laundry service, restaurant, beauty salon, sauna, tennis courts, indoor games room, conference hall, entertainment room, disco, outside swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, children’s facilities, car-rental, outside parking, covered parking, credit cards accepted.

    Intercontinental Jordan, Amman Marriot, Forty Grande Amman

  14. Barbara said

    Single rooms, double rooms, ensuite bathroom, separate bathroom, telephone, tv and radio in all rooms, films, central safe, air conditioning, dry cleaning, restaurants, beauty salon, hamam sauna, tannis courts, table tennis courts, events and conference room, music room, disco, outdoor and indoor pools, children’s private creche, car rental office, covered and uncovered parking, cards accepted American Express, Carte Blanche, Visa, Mastercard, Diners’ Club, Europe Card.

    Hotels are Intercontinental Jordan on Jebel Amman, Amman Marriott and Forte Grand Amman.

  15. David said

    Hotels listed
    1) The Intercontinental
    2) The Amman Marriott
    3) The Forty Grand Hotel

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