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IELTS Listening Part 1: Hotel

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Welcome to the IELTS Listening exercise. The IELTS listening test is designed to assess your ability to understand spoken English in various contexts. During this exercise, you will listen to a recording, followed by a set of questions. The recordings often feature a range of accents and speaking styles commonly encountered in English-speaking environments. It’s essential to listen carefully and focus on key information to effectively answer the questions. Remember, you will only hear each recording once, so pay close attention. Let’s begin the exercise and test your listening skills!

Listen to the recording and answer the questions. Each answer can be up to 3 words.


  1. What is the purpose of the conversation?
  2. What is the guest’s name?
  3. When will the guest be checking out?
  4. What is the guest’s room number?
  5. What time is breakfast served?
  6. What two items does the receptionist ask the guest to provide?
  7. What floor is the guest’s room on?
  8. How does the receptionist conclude the conversation?


  1. Answer: (Hotel )Check-in.

2. Answer: (Mr. )Smith.

3. Answer: (the) 28th.

4. Answer: 305.

5. Answer: 7-10 a.m.

6. Answer: Passport, credit card.

7. Answer: (the)Third (floor).

8. Answer: “Enjoy your stay.”


Narrator: Hello, and welcome to today’s IELTS listening practice. In this section, you will listen to a conversation between a hotel receptionist and a guest. You will hear the conversation once. After that, I will ask you some questions.

Receptionist: Good morning. How can I help you?

Guest: Hi, I have a reservation under the name Smith.

Receptionist: Let me check that for you. Yes, Mr. Smith, we have a reservation for you. Could you please confirm your check-in and check-out dates?

Guest: Sure. We’ll be checking in today and checking out on the 28th.

Receptionist: Perfect. Could I see your passport and the credit card you used to make the reservation, please?

Guest: Of course. Here you go.

Receptionist: Thank you. I’ll just need you to fill out this registration form while I process your check-in.

Guest: No problem.

Receptionist: Alright, Mr. Smith, your room is on the third floor, room number 305. Here’s your keycard. Breakfast is served from 7 to 10 a.m. in the dining area. Is there anything else you need?

Guest: No, that’s all. Thank you.

Receptionist: You’re welcome. Enjoy your stay.

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