Hotel Receptionist Jobs

Hotel receptionist jobs provide the first impression guests have of a hotel.  Hotel receptionist jobs includes greeting guests and checking them in and out of the hotel, however a hotel receptionist jobs may also involve a large amount of administration work including taking reservations, allocating rooms, record keeping, passing on messages, compiling bills to name just a few.

Hotel receptionist jobs will have a great deal of contact with guests organising special requirements, dealing with requests for taxis, theatre tickets, information about the local area and taking valuables for safe keeping. 

Hotel Receptionist jobs will be required to use a reservations computer system in all but the smallest hotels, although a hotel receptionist will often also use word processors as well as fax machines and switchboards. In large hotels receptionist jobs may work as part of a specialist team dealing with certain aspects of reception work, however in smaller hotels the hotel receptionist may handle a very large range of tasks.

Hotel receptionist jobs must also liaise constantly with the housekeeping department  to know which rooms are occupied.

Hotel receptionist jobs should maintain a calm, courteous and professional demeanour at all times and should:

  • Be friendly and cheerful
  • Enjoy interacting with other people
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be patient and helpful

Hotel receptionist jobs involves a good deal of administration so would suit a candidate who is well organised and who has an administrative flair.

Hotel receptionist jobs salary will depend on the size, type and location of the hotel however the starting salary for hotel receptionist jobs is around £15,500 with experienced hotel receptionists earning around £18,500.

Hours of work may vary and can include days, nights, shifts, weekends and public holidays.   Part-time work may be available which is paid pro-rate or at an hourly rate.

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Job Listings

  1. Receptionist

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Receptionist/Concierge

    Are you passionate about excellent customer service?
    Do you want to progress your career in the hospitality industry?
    Do you want to be part of a strong and supportive team? Then this could be the job for you!
    Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of a gorgeous hotel who require a ...


    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Receptionist/Concierge

    Stafffinders are looking for reliable, experienced and available RELIEF RECEPTIONISTS who wants to enjoy flexibility in their work.
    We work with some of the best hotels from Edinburgh and surroundings.
    For the ideal candidate, we offer flexible working hours, weekly payments with competitive rates, a chance to work in a ...

  3. Hotel Receptionist- Edinburgh City Centre

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £17000 to £17000 p/a

    Category: Receptionist/Concierge

    Excellent opportunity for an experienced and charismatic Receptionist. Our client- 3 Star Hotel is in the central area of Edinburgh and is known for its impeccable customer orientated service.
    About the role:

              welcome and check in/out all guests 
              ensure all reservations are handled efficiently and professionally 
              manage all telephone ...

  4. Night Host

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18000 to £18000 p/a

    Category: Receptionist/Concierge

    Are you a night owl with a warm personality, happy smile and positive attitude? If the answer is YES read on…
    Stafffinders are recruiting an experienced Night Host/Receptionist on behalf of a well-established Apart Hotel in New Town of Edinburgh.
    About the role…
    You will be able to work ...

  5. Bartenders Needed

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Hospitality / Catering / Tourism

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for Bartenders in the Glasgow area to work for vaiorus pretigious hotels, restaurants and holiday parks.

    Your duties will include: 

    Serving customers 
    Cleaning the general area 
    Pouring drinks 
    providing excellent customer service 
    Stock Replenishment 

    Please call Lauren in Hospitality for mroe details or Apply today!

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