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|Spanish to English translations [PRO]|
Tourism & Travel / hotel
|Spanish term or phrase: servicio de cobertura|
|This is from a very short description of a hotel.|
Habitaciones decoradas individualmente con muebles pintados a mano.
Servicio diario de cobertura.
There is no other information provided.
|This is how the hotels themselves describe it: daily turndown service|
I made a search in Yahoo and found only one hotel that mentioned "servicio diario de cobertura" (Le Meridien, Madrid). I looked up their page, and found the same paragraph already in English. Here it goes.
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Le Meridien Ritz Mardrid -
... zapatillas, sabanas de hilo, mini bar, caja de seguridad y servicio diario de cobertura.
...slippers, embroidered linen sheets, mini-bar, electronic safe and daily turndown service.
Don't ask me what it means, I don't understand the meaning even in Spanish,
since "cobertura" could have many meanings (for example cobertura médica, which most hotels offer: free medical assistance for emergencies) but this is word by word the hotel's own translation.
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Local time: 11:21
|Thanks very much everyone. It would appear that this is: |
turndown service. 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.
from a Google search, it seems to include providing water, chocolates, if they do it twice it's for the siesta too!!
I guess we just don't get around to going to these expensive hotels too often. Must buy some lottery tomorrow!
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