turndown service

Japanese translation: ターンダウン・サービス

English term or phrase:turndown service
Japanese translation:ターンダウン・サービス

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18:57 Aug 26, 2013
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English term or phrase: turndown service
Definition from own experience or research:
In hotels, the practice of folding back the blanket and sheet of the bed in the evening, sometimes accompanied by putting a mint on the pillow or a cordial on the night stand

Example sentence(s):
  • More and more hotels are starting to pay attention to their turndown services and that's a good thing because chocolate mints and the forecast for the next day's weather are starting to get a tad tired. HotelChatter
  • In the evening, hotels that offer turndown service require housekeeping to enter the guest rooms once again to physically turn down the covers of the bed and remove any excess pillows or blankets, to make the bed more inviting to guests. raveable
  • But, ultimately, the company concluded that eliminating nightly turndown service would be a costly mistake. USATODAY.com
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Takafumi Miyauchi
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5 +2ターンダウン・サービス
Takafumi Miyauchi


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Definition from 舞浜コンシェルジュ日記:

Example sentence(s):
  • 17時頃から21時半頃の間に各客室へお伺いし、お休みいただきやすいようにベットの準備やクーラーボックスなどをご用意し、またタオルなどのお取替えなど、より快適なナイトタイムをお過ごしいただくためのサービスです。 - The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka  
  • そして、“5ツ星クラス”のホテルかどうかのチェックポイントが、1日2回のハウスキーピング・サービスの有無。客室スタッフがチェックイン前の通常のハウスキーピングに加えて、チェックイン後の夜間にターンダウン・サービスを提供してくれるかどうかがポイントなのだ。 - nikkei BPnet  
Takafumi Miyauchi
Local time: 02:45
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in category: 4

Votes in favor of/against selecting this as the best translation of the term asked
Yes  Yasutomo Kanazawa
1 hr
  -> ありがとうございます。

Yes  Tetsuko
4 days
  -> ありがとうございます。
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