In This Chapter
• Getting the most from your hotel
• Ordinal numbers
A U.S. travel agent can help you find accommodations and make reservations that suit both your needs and your budget, no matter where you go in the French-speaking world. Should you have a spur-of-the-moment change of plans, you can always go to a Syndicat d’initiative (saN-dee-kah dee-nee-see-yah-teev) or an Office du Tourisme (oh-fees dew too-rees-muh) to procure a room. You can expect to find the following types of lodgings in your travels:
• Hôtels (o-tehl) are rated by the French National Tourist Office, which provides an official government guide granting ratings from one star (very modest) to four stars (deluxe). The accommodations and amenities ...