Definition of reception room in English:

reception room


  • 1A room in a hotel or other building used for functions such as parties and meetings.

    • ‘At the main entrance, the reception and the primary waiting area flow into a larger reception room, which doubles as a presentation, exhibition, and event space.’
    • ‘She was talking quietly with us in the hallway outside the giant reception room; 300 people had come and she had left him with some friends to come down in the hallway.’
    • ‘Its large reception room was used for meetings, dances and most other community activities.’
    • ‘Friends, relatives from both families and special guests filled the reception room at the Amari Orchid Resort Hotel, celebrating the joyous occasion.’
    1. 1.1British A room in a private house suitable for entertaining visitors.
      ‘mews house, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, 2 reception rooms, kitchen’
      • ‘The property includes three reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, five bedrooms and two bathrooms.’
      • ‘The cottage includes four bedrooms, three reception rooms, a bathroom and toilet, a 24 ft kitchen, a cloakroom with toilet and a garage.’
      • ‘The house itself includes three reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, five bedrooms and a number of bathrooms.’
      • ‘The reception rooms are generous in size and include a drawing room, dining room, sitting room and study.’
      • ‘The first reception room is a living room to the front of the house with a marble fireplace, high ceiling and sash window.’
      • ‘The fourth reception room, the dining room, is located across the hall and also retains its period fireplace.’
      • ‘Inside, the accommodation comprises three reception rooms, six bedrooms, a kitchen and a bathroom.’
      • ‘There are two bedrooms, a bathroom, two reception rooms and a private patio garden to the front.’
      • ‘It is a four-bedroom house with two reception rooms, kitchen, two bathrooms and conservatory.’
      • ‘Another reception room beside the living room also has parquet flooring and a brick fireplace, as well as a French door leading to the garden.’
      • ‘This residence was designed to accommodate a growing family but also to have elegant reception rooms suitable for entertainment.’
      • ‘A room at the front of the house is currently used as a third bedroom, but could easily function as another reception room.’
      • ‘There are four reception rooms on the ground floor as well as a kitchen and back sitting room, plus a total of six bedrooms over the first and second floors.’
      • ‘Dating back to the 1860s, this converted property has three bedrooms, four reception rooms, three bathrooms and a spanking new kitchen.’
      • ‘The guest apartment consists of three bedrooms, one reception room, a kitchen and a bathroom.’
      • ‘On the ground floor are two reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room and guest toilet.’
      • ‘Sitting in four acres of grounds, it includes three reception rooms, a billiard room, kitchen, five bedrooms, four bathrooms and a sauna room.’
      • ‘The basement accommodation comprises a utility room, playroom and wine cellar, while the largest reception room, the drawing room, is on the first floor and spans the width of the house.’
      • ‘As well as four bedrooms, it boasts two bathrooms, three reception rooms and a family room, as well as assorted halls, pantries and studies.’
      • ‘Further down the hall is the fourth reception room, used by the current owners as a family room.’
      • ‘It stands at the centre of the farm and includes two reception rooms, a large kitchen, a utility room, three bedrooms and a bathroom.’
      drawing room, morning room, sitting room, living room, lounge, front room, best room, parlour
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