In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Ask the concierge for trail maps or other nearby workout options.
- This is the bane not just of the hotel concierge, but indeed all of us.
- She continued, with great energy, telling a story about how five people, booked in by the concierge of the Grand Hotel du Cap Ferrat, never arrived.
- Luckily, the hotel was so posh that the concierge was happy to get a member of staff to drive me home.
- But the concierge at the Astoria was unhelpful, gruff almost.
- Director Steve Jackson says he regularly gets tee-time requests from gulf pros or concierges on-board arriving ships.
- Regardless, there was a concierge who stopped to tell us, or to warn us, that dinner ‘up there’ was pretty expensive.
- Brocaded concierges are choreographed to look like revolving doors.
- I stayed to plead with the concierge, Manuel, while my companion systematically tried and was turned away from every other hotel in Antigua.
- I reported this problem to our room steward several times and then to the concierge.
- I ask the doormen, I ask the concierge, I ask the elevator operators.
- The hotel concierge just went and hailed a cab which we should have done in the first place.
- A couple years ago I read about Anna Morris who works as a hotel concierge at the Westin Santa Clara.
- She will drive him back to the hotel, where the concierge will book him a taxi to the airport.
- You can use the valet, the concierge or the maid services.
- Tickets are very hard to come by and quite expensive, so your best bet is probably to tip your hotel concierge generously to procure a few seats for you.
- ‘There will be snow tonight,’ the concierge tells me as I head back to my room to digest all that food and catch the BBC World news on TV.
- This is an improvement on our last hotel stay, when the concierge started making jungle noises when we entered our suite.
- They asked the hotel concierge for advice, and were told that the visa application in town would take at least 24 hours to process.
- Suite accommodation comes with the services of a concierge, and, except for mini-suites, butler service as well.
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