Hotel

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.

Vocabulary list

ຈອງ

ລິຟ

ກະແຈ

ຫ້ອງໂຖງ

Reservation

Lift/elevator

Keys

Hallway

A = Receptionist ພະນັກງານຕ້ອນຮັບ

B = Hotel guest ແຂກຂອງໂຮງແຮມ

Lao-English
Lao
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!

Contributors:

Audio – Symanichan Chanthoumphone and Peter Chindavong

Lao transcript – Thavisone Mounlasane

English translation – Peter Chindavong

 

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