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The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Italian Phrases, 2nd Edition by Gabrielle Euvino

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Chapter 6
Up at the Villa: Lodging
In This Chapter
• Around the hotel
• Types of lodging
• Check-in and check-out
• Expressing your needs
• Housekeeping phrases
 
If you’re staying in a hotel, chances are the staff speak enough English to assist you. If you’re in an agriturismo (bed and breakfast), you’ll need to be flexible and communicate your needs in Italian. That’s where I come in.

The Hotel and Nearby

Location is everything. Perhaps you want your hotel to be in the heart of the city, close to the action. Maybe you want a place that is slightly off the beaten track. What services are nearby?
When you check out, you will be given a fattura (invoice), conto (bill), or ricevuta (receipt). Take your receipts: Italian law requires it.
When in ...

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