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Hotels: Different Room Types Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by [deleted]

Hotels: Different Room Types

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.


In hotels the rooms are catego­rized and priced according to the type of bed, number of occupants, number of bed, decor, specific furnis­hings or features and nowadays special even the special theme available in the room.

Later when assigning the guest room before the arrival of the guest the front desk agent must be aware of guest room charac­ter­istics for each room type available in the hotel. Also not to forget any guest specific request or room specific request requested by the guest for eg:- room away from the elevator, King bedded room, twin bedroom, non-sm­oking room etc.

Hotel Room Types

37 m² to 45 m²
A room assigned to one person. May have one or more beds.
40 m² to 45 m²
A room assigned to two people. May have one or more beds.
45 m² to 65 m²
A room that can accomm­odate three persons and has been fitted with three twin beds, one double bed and one twin bed or two double beds.
70 m² to 85 m²
A room assigned to four people. May have two or more beds.
32 m² to 50 m²
A room with a queen-­sized bed. May be occupied by one or more people
32 m² to 50 m²
A room with a king-sized bed. May be occupied by one or more people.
32 m² to 40 m²
A room with two twin beds. May be occupied by one or more people.
Hollywood Twin
32 m² to 40 m²
A room that can accomm­odate two persons with two twin beds joined together by a common headboard. Most of the budget hotels tend to provide many of these room settings which cater both couples and parties in two.
50 m² to 70 m²
A Room with two double ( or perhaps queen) beds. And can accomm­odate two to four persons with two twin, double or queen-size beds.
25 m² to 40 m²
A room with a studio bed- a couch which can be converted into a bed. May also have an additional bed.
Executive Suite
70 m² to 100 m²
A parlour or living room connected with to one or more bedrooms. (A room with one or more bedrooms and a separate living space.)
Mini Suite or Junior Suite
60 m² to 80 m²
A single room with a bed and sitting area. Sometimes the sleeping area is in a bedroom separate from the parlour or living room.
Presid­ential Suite
80 m² to 350 m²
The most expensive room provided by a hotel. Usually, only one president suite is available in one single hotel property. Similar to the normal suites, a president suite always has one or more bedrooms and a living space with a strong emphasis on grand in-room decora­tion, high-q­uality amenities and supplies, and tailor­-made services (e.g. personal butler during the stay).
Apt/Ex­tended Stay
96 m² to 250 m²
This room type can be found in service apartments and hotels which target for long stay guests. Open kitchens, cooking equipment, dryer, washer etc. are usually available in the room. Housek­eeping services are only provided once in a week or two times in a week.
Connecting rooms
30 m² to 50 m²
Rooms with individual entrance doors from the outside and a connecting door between. Guests can move between rooms without going through the hallway.
Murphy Room
20 m² to 40 m²
A room that is fitted with a sofa bed or a Murphy bed (i.e. a bed that folds out of a wall or closet) which can be transf­ormed from a bedroom in the night time to a living room in daytime.
Accessible / Disabled
30 m² to 42 m²
This room type is mainly designed for disabled guests and it is required by law that hotels must provide a certain number of accessible rooms to avoid discri­min­ation.
30 m² to 45 m².
This type of room is always adjoining to the swimming pool or have a private pool attached to the room.
Adjoining rooms
30 m² to 45 m²
Rooms with a common wall but no connecting door.
Adjacent rooms
30 m² to 45 m²
Rooms close to each other, perhaps across the hall.
100 m² to 150 m²
A special form of accomm­odation which can be found in some resort hotels. It is a kind of stand-­alone house which gives extra privacy and space to hotel guests. A fully equipped villa contains not only bedrooms and a living room but a private swimming pool, Jacuzzi and balcony. It is suitable for couples, families and large groups.