At the hotel

At the hotel - ທີ່ໂຮງແຮມ

The following conversation is between two people — a hotel receptionist and a guest at a hotel in Laos. 

Provided below is a full-length audio player where you can listen to the entire dialogue in Lao. The conversation table also provides two transcript versions — a Lao-English side-by-side translation and a toggle to view the Lao script only. You can also listen to the dialogue individually by clicking on the audio player for each person.

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A = Receptionist ພະນັກງານຕ້ອນຮັບ

B = Hotel guest ແຂກຂອງໂຮງແຮມ

ຢູ່ທີ່ໂຕະຕ້ອນຮັບແຂກຂອງໂຮງແຮມ At the hotel reception desk
A: ສະບາຍດີ, ຍິນດີຕ້ອນຮັບ, ມີຫຍັງໃຫ້ (ຂ້ອຍ) ຊ່ວຍບໍ? A: Hello, welcome, can I help you?
B: ສະບາຍດີ! ຂ້ອຍໄດ້ຈອງຫ້ອງໄວ້ 1ຫ້ອງ, ສຳລັບ3 ຄົນ, ຢູ່ 2ວັນ. B: Hello! I reserved a room for 2 days, for 3 people.
A: ໂດຍ, ຂໍນາມສະກຸນ (ເຈົ້າ) ແດ່? A: Yes, what’s your last name?
B: (ນາມສະກຸນຂ້ອຍແມ່ນ) ຈິນດາວົງ B: (Last name) Chindavong.
A: ໂດຍ, ເຫັນເຈົ້າຈອງມາແລ້ວ, ຫ້ອງຂອງເຈົ້າແມ່ນເບີ 555 ເດີ້. ຂໍພາສປອດເຈົ້າແດ່ A: Yes, I see your hotel reservation here, you have room 555. May I have your passport?
B: ໄດ້ ໄດ້. B: Sure thing.
A: ຂອບໃຈ, ເຈົ້າມີກະເປົາ (ເຄື່ອງ) ບໍ? A: Thank you. Do you have any suitcases?
B: ມີ ມີ, ຢູ່ໃນລົດ B: Yes, they’re in the car.
A: ຂອ້ຍຈະໃຫ້ພະນັກງານໄປຍົກເຄື່ອງຊ່ວຍເຈົ້າເດີ້ A: I’m going to call someone to help you carry the suitcases.
B: ໂອ, ບໍ່ເປັນຫຍັງ. ພວກເຮົາຍົກເອງກະໄດ້, ເຄື່ອງບໍ່ຫລາຍ. B: Oh, that’s alright. We can carry it ourselves. There aren’t a lot of clothes
A: ໂອເຄ, ນີ້ແມ່ນກະແຈຫ້ອງເດີ້. A: Okay. Here are the room keys.
A: ອາຫານເຊົ້າ ເລີ່ມແຕ່ 7ໂມງເຄິ່ງ ຕອນເຊົ້າ ຈົນເຖິງ 10 ໂມງເດີ້. A: Breakfast is served from 7:30 until 10 o’clock.
A: ລິຟ ຢູ່ທາງຫລັງສຸດຂອງຫ້ອງໂຖງ A: The elevator is there, just at the end of the hallway.
A: ຖ້າມີຫຍັງໃຫ້ຊ່ວຍ ໂທມາເບີ: 7.2.7 ນີ້ເດີ A: If you need anything, just call 7.2.7.
B: ຂອບໃຈຫຼາຍໆ. B: Thank you very much.
A: ໂດຍ. ບໍ່ເປັນຫຍັງ. A: Of course. You’re welcome!


Audio – Symanichan Chanthoumphone and Peter Chindavong

Lao transcript – Thavisone Mounlasane

English translation – Peter Chindavong


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