What kind of bed do you usually sleep in at home? When you go on holiday and stay in a hotel, what kind of bed do you ask for?
There are usually three kinds of bed in a hotel: a single bed, a double bed and twin beds. What’s the difference?
A single bed – a small bed for one person
A double bed – a large bed for two people
Twin beds – two single beds
In hotels, the rooms are usually described by the kind of beds in the room.
A single room is a room with a single bed.
A double room is a room with a double bed.
A twin room is a room with twin beds (two single beds).
A triple room is a room with a double bed and a single bed or three single beds.