roomette


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room·ette

 (ro͞o-mĕt′, ro͝om-ĕt′)
n.
A small private compartment in a railroad sleeping car.

roomette

(ruːˈmɛt; rʊˈmɛt)
n
(Railways) US and Canadian a self-contained compartment in a railway sleeping car

room•ette

(ruˈmɛt, rʊ-)

n.
1. a small private compartment in the sleeping car of a train.
2. a private room adjoining a box at a sports stadium or arena and used for entertaining guests.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roomette - a small private compartment for one on a sleeping car
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
sleeping car, wagon-lit, sleeper - a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
Translations

roomette

[ruːˈmet] N (US) → departamento m de coche-cama
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The Honeymoon Train features roomette service for two people and travels from Seattle to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sleepers came in three sizes: the roomette, the bedroom, and the family bedroom.
Prices start from PS1,539 per person including eight nights hotel accommodation, standard class rail travel, a roomette sleeper between Seattle and San Francisco, a Seattle Sightseeing tour, dinner in the SkyCity Restaurant in the Space Needle, a city pass and a deluxe tour and dinner at Neptune's Palace in San Francisco, a California Wine Country Tour and a Universal Studios and city tour in LA.
Opening: "Here I am, had a bath and to-morrow I get into my roomette for Lamy.
I board the train from a small town in Pennsylvania, and I use a Roomette, which is a sleeper room.
One victim (and perpetrator) of the disaster was "the man in Roomette 2, Car No.
Round-trip train fare runs about $362; booking a room, such as a "superliner roomette," with two bunks and a picture window, brings the total price to $938, which includes meals.
The motorcycles are secured in specially designed carriers and travel in the trainOs auto carriers while tour participants travel on the train in private roomette sleeping accommodations.
While both Roomettes and Bedroom units include meals, they're tiny compartments--the Roomette is a mere 3'6" by 6'6" and the Bedroom's just a bit bigger.
CHILAX09SEP TH 09SEP 320P FARES VALID CHI-LAX ONE WAY ACCOMMODATION CHARGE Roomette 322.
Having reached Paris by Eurostar, passengers catch the Trenhotel Elipsos, the smart train to Spain, to enjoy Grand Class service with dinner and wine in the restaurant car and two berthed roomette with en suite shower to sleep en route to either Barcelona or Madrid.
An economy sleeper, called a roomette, has a two-person sitting area separated by a table; it is converted into bunk beds at night.