Easy Guide to Spanish Phrases. Getting a Room or Apartment

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In my previous lesson we learned 25 common Spanish words related to accommodation.

Here, as part of my Easy Guide to Spanish Phrases we’re going to see those common words in context.

You can hear the ten phrases and sentences in this post in my Spanish book + audio course Learn Spanish At Your Own Pace.

These sentences will come in handy when looking for a hotel or checking into your accommodation.

Common Spanish phrases: Accommodation

Common Spanish phrases & sentences English translation
Buenos días, tengo una reserva a nombre de Martínez Good morning, I have a reservation in the name of Martínez
Tiene reservada una habitación individual con baño para tres noches You have a single room with bathroom reserved for three nights
¿Tienen habitaciones libres? Do you have any rooms free?
El desayuno se sirve de siete a nueve Breakfast is served from seven till nine
¿Qué día vienen a limpiar? What day do they come to clean?
¿Dónde podemos aparcar el coche? Where can we park the car?
¿Cuándo cierran la piscina? When do they close the swimming pool?
¿Hay algún hotel cerca de aquí? Is there a hotel near here?
Quiero una habitación doble con baño I want a double room with bathroom
¿Para cuántas noches? For how many nights?

How to learn common Spanish phrases fast

Knowing common Spanish phrases and sentences like the ones here will make your vacation much more enjoyable.

So, how do you actually learn, and remember, common Spanish phrases? And how do you do it fast?

Here are some tips that will save you precious time:

  • Always learn common Spanish phrases and sentences with audio material AND text, rather than with audio OR text only.
  • Make sure your Spanish course gives you the English translation of all the phrases and sentences in it, so you don’t have to spend time with a dictionary.
  • Read the common Spanish phrases in your course out loud, along with the recordings. Do this many times over a number of weeks, until you know them by heart.
  • When reading out Spanish phrases and sentences, try to keep up with the speakers in your recordings. This will help you say them naturally, and understand them better when others say them.
  • To maximize your learning, 50% of each study session must focus on reviewing past lessons, always including common phrases and sentences.
  • Remember: the better you know basic common Spanish phrases, the faster you’ll be able to learn, and remember, more complex sentences.

You can listen to all the common Spanish phrases and sentences in this lesson, and plenty more, in my book + audio course Learn Spanish At Your Own Pace.

For more tips on how to learn Spanish vocabulary fast, have a look at my user-friendly guide How to Learn Spanish.

It’s your turn

Can you think of other common Spanish phrases you’d like me to add to this list? Tell me in the comment box below!

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