Definition of half board in English:

half board


  • [mass noun] Provision of bed, breakfast, and one main meal at a hotel or guest house.

    ‘guests on half board’
    [as modifier] ‘half board prices’
    • ‘They would stay at the four-star Hotel Vrissiana Beach on a half board basis in the resort of Protaras.’
    • ‘For a one-week stay the daily supplement for half board is â21, and for more than ten days â18.’
    • ‘All flights, transfers and half board accommodation for the trip (Thursday June 20 to Thursday June 27) will be met by Fred.’
    • ‘Prices, for three nights half board at the Hotel de Paris, including flights from the UK and helicopter transfers, start from £1,145.’
    • ‘The inclusive cost ex Dublin is E499 - half board accommodation.’
    • ‘There are several lodges offering specialist accommodation to anglers, and most of them operate on a half board basis.’
    • ‘More information: A week half board at Sani beach starts at £408 and three nights bed and breakfast at the Hyatt Regency starts at £401.’
    • ‘The price 525 is all inclusive - flights, accommodation and half board.’
    • ‘The price includes flights, transfers and half board at the Don Miguel Hotel.’
    • ‘It costs £1,787 per person, based on two sharing, including eight nights' half board at the five-star Hilton Mauritius resort and spa, flights, transfers and connections from Glasgow or Edinburgh.’
    • ‘It's better to get a hotel with half board - dinner included - than to search in vain for food in one of the trattorias scattered about.’
    • ‘The average cost of a one week skiing break with half board is around 650 during the high season, and people can expect to pay up to 300 for their ski pack and lessons.’
    • ‘Cost will be approximately 500 which will include travel expenses and four nights half board accommodation at three star and four star hotels.’
    • ‘Traditionally, accommodation in Medjugorje is in private houses and on a half board basis.’
    • ‘A pilgrimage to Medjugorje is organised for Saturday, August 14 to Saturday, August 21 and the cost ex Dublin is 499 with half board accommodation.’
    • ‘We will also be offering an optional 3-day pre-trip excursion to Delphi and the hilltop monasteries of Meteora with accommodation on half board.’
    • ‘Prices start from €995 per person, which include return flights, seven nights half board accommodation, airport transfers, a full guided walking programme, pack, maps and itineraries.’
    • ‘The group leader is Larry Cummins and the cost for half board is 549.’
    • ‘The price includes five nights' half board, three excursions and cancellation cover.’
    • ‘Seven nights, half board at Forte Village Resort, start at a lead in price of £2,554 flying from London, with a supplement flying from Manchester.’


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