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Banana

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I'm designing new rack cards, and I can't get past this statement:
All guest rooms have private ensuite restrooms, furnished with all necessary amenities.
This comes after a bullet list of room features, which I'm content with. But I don't like the above sentence. First off, I don't know if it is ensuite, en-suite, or en suite. Second, can I use the word bathroom instead of restroom? I don't like restroom! And last, "furnished with all necessary amenities" just sounds...odd. I need a short sentence about the bathrooms - any suggestions, or corrections to this one?
 

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How about "private ensuite bathrooms" and adding a bullet for quality bath amenities with room features
 

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personally, i like
'All our guestrooms feature private, en-suite baths' (or private en-suite bathrooms)
... restroom to me is a public toilet
 

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If you are in the US. ensuite is not quite familiar to everyone yet. It is in Europe but not here. You may get more questions than you want from that .
I would simply state. All our guest rooms have private baths.
KISS....Keep it simple. Dont put alot of text...we all know people don't read. Bullet statements / phrases are plenty. Get as many good photos on the card as you can.
 

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Just saw private bathrooms. Leave out the blasted ensuite business. People! PLEASE! Unless you are in European country, even then a European will read Private Bath and know what that means.
 

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Americans think ensuite means INSIDE THE ROOM, you know those guest rooms with a great big tub in the room?
Bathrooms s/b the least info on a rack card, IF AT ALL, "Elegant Guest Rooms all feature private baths" or something simple.
Dazzle them with photos!
 

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I ended up with bullet points for room features and included "private baths with amenities" as an additional bullet point to the room stuff. Didn't see the sense in a different sentence for something so simple.
I'm just glad to have it done. Have been putting off doing new rack cards for a year. Now...on to taxes....SIGH!
 

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If you are in the US. ensuite is not quite familiar to everyone yet. It is in Europe but not here. You may get more questions than you want from that .
I would simply state. All our guest rooms have private baths.
KISS....Keep it simple. Dont put alot of text...we all know people don't read. Bullet statements / phrases are plenty. Get as many good photos on the card as you can..
catlady said:
If you are in the US. ensuite is not quite familiar to everyone yet. It is in Europe but not here. You may get more questions than you want from that .
I would simply state. All our guest rooms have private baths.
KISS....Keep it simple. Dont put alot of text...we all know people don't read. Bullet statements / phrases are plenty. Get as many good photos on the card as you can.
Cannot just say 'private bath' if it is not in the room. We just had a person call to change their room when they read (finally) in their confirm that the 'private bathroom' was across the hall.
 

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who suggested restrooms to you? just wondering ....
 

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According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it should be written as en suite. It is two separate words without a hyphen.

en suite: so as to form a suite : connected [FONT= 'Times New Roman']<bathroom en suite>[/FONT]; also : so as to make a matching set.

The term "restroom" is usually defined as a room providing toilets and lavatories. It becomes a bathroom when it provides facilities for bathing.
 

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According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it should be written as en suite. It is two separate words without a hyphen.

en suite: so as to form a suite : connected [FONT= 'Times New Roman']<bathroom en suite>[/FONT]; also : so as to make a matching set.

The term "restroom" is usually defined as a room providing toilets and lavatories. It becomes a bathroom when it provides facilities for bathing..
Thank you, Proud Texan!
 
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