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Hotel Receptionist


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP714-714

Job description / Role

Key tasks
- Welcome and greet guests
- Answer and direct incoming calls
- Inform guests of hotel rates and services
- Make and confirm reservations for guests
- Ensure proper room allocation
- Register and check guests in
- Confirm relevant guest information
- Verify guest's payment method
- Verify and imprint credit cards for authorization
- Issue room keys and direct guests to their rooms
- Maintain clear and accurate records of guest room bookings
- Compute all guest billings, accurately post charges to guest rooms and house accounts
- Receive and transmit messages for guests
- Retrieve mail, packages and documents such as faxes for guests
- Listen and respond to guest queries and requests both in-person and by phone
- Provide accurate information about local attractions and services
- Liaise with necessary staff including housekeeping and maintenance to address any problems or complaints made by guests
- Complete and maintain any incident reports, daily activity reports or other reports requested by management
- Manage conference room bookings and scheduling
- Close guest accounts and check guests out
- Review accounts and charges with guests during the check-out process
- Process accurate payment of guest accounts
- Inform housekeeping when rooms have been vacated and are ready for cleaning
- Monitor visitors to the hotel
- Enforce rules and policies of the hotel
- Maintain a neat and orderly front desk and reception area


- Level of education others areas of study other

Professional experiences
- 1 to 2 years

Languages essential
- English
- Arabic

Essential and optional requirements
- Guest/customer relations experience, preferably in a hospitality environment
- Strong working knowledge of relevant computer software including ms office and booking and payment systems
- Numeracy skills
- Administrative skills
- Customer service orientation
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Planning and organizing
- Ability to multitask and prioritize
- Professional appearance and attitude
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to handle stress and stay calm under pressure
- Conflict resolution skills
- Decision making and judgment skills
- Team work
- Flexible regarding work schedules
- Ability to respond appropriately to diverse customers and guests

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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Receptionist salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 3,500

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