Japanese Hotel Room Amenities Vocabulary 1 – Cheat Sheet

So you’re checking into a Japanese inn (りょかん), or maybe you’re researching about the hotel industry in Japan. We need to make sure you’re all geared up. Our Japanese hotel room amenities vocabulary cheat sheet covers all the necessary Japanese vocabulary for hotel room types and toiletries.

Fumbling in Japanese while handing your passport. Getting tongue-tied when you’re trying to make a request at the front desk. We’ve all been there, done that. it stands to reason that understanding these terminologies will smoothen your hotel experience in Japan. So, learning them will help you get over the fear of the language barrier, make you more confident when you’re standing in the hotel lobby—and possibly avoiding public humiliation.

You can also practice these terminologies together with your family, friends who are visiting Japan together with you, or anyone interested in Japanese.

Japanese vocabulary can be difficult to learn, but practice makes perfect. This is part one of the cheat sheet for the Japanese hotel room amenities vocabulary, so make sure you follow up for part two.

How to use the vocabulary in a sentence?

Example 1:

きんえんルームはありますか?

Kin’en rūmu wa arimasu ka?

Is there any non-smoking room available?

Example 2:

タオルがたりないです。いくつかもってきてもらえますか?

Taoru ga tarinai desu. Ikutsu ka motte kite moraemasu ka?

I don’t have enough bath towels. Could you bring some towels?

Japanese Hotel Room Amenities Vocabulary – Room type

JapanesePronunciationMeaning
きゃくしつkyakushitsuGuest Room
わしつwashitsuJapanese-style room
ようしつyōshitsuWestern-style room
スイートsuītoSuite
きつえんしつkitsuen-shitsuSmoking room
シングルshinguruSingle bed
ツインtsuinTwin beds
ダブルdaburuDouble bed
エキストラベッドekisutorabeddoExtra bed
きんえんしつkin’en-shitsuNon-smoking room

Japanese Hotel Room Amenities Vocabulary – Toiletries

JapanesePronunciationMeaning
はブラシhaburashiToothbrush
はみが きこhamigakikoToothpaste
せっけんsekkenSoap
ボディソープbodisōpuBody wash
リンスrinsuConditioner
シャンプーshanpūShampoo
タオルtaoruTowel
ドライヤーdoraiyāHairdryer
カミソリkamisoriRazor

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