Check-in

Check-in by definition is a process of registering the guest arrival at a hotel.

The guest may be asked to present a hotel voucher or booking confirmation and a piece of identification such as a national id, a passport or a driving license in the US. Sometimes a deposit needs to be authorized on a credit card or paid in cash.

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All-Inclusive

An all-inclusive (AI) plan is an option offered by some hotels and resorts where as a minimum, lodging and meals are included in the room rate. Some hotels and resorts also include soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, gratuities and other activities or excursion as part of their all-inclusive package. The exact inclusions will vary from resort to resort.

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Hotel Minibar

A hotel minibar is a small private snack and beverage fridge, found mostly in high-end hotel rooms.

What’s in a hotel minibar?

Hotel minibars are commonly stocked with small bottles of spirits, cans of beer, juices, water and soft drinks. Cookies, candy, chips and crackers are also often provided as part of the minibar service. Sometimes non-food items are also offered, such as socks and toiletries.

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Check-in and check-out time in hotels

Check-in time is the time that is stated by a hotel after which the guest is expected to check in. You will be required to sign in, which will involve providing your private information and providing your signature. You may be required to handover copies of your identification documents, passports, your driving license so that the hotel can have them on record. Again, you may be required to provide a credit card guarantee to cover probable costs such as room service.

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