minibar minibar


  • (n) sideboard with compartments for holding bottles


  1. I opened up the minibar and drank down one of those pathetic little bottles of champagne.
  2. As a devout Muslim he has learned to ask staff to remove the minibar's alcohol.
  3. I finished the interview, went back to my hotel, mixed and drank the contents of two bottles randomly chosen from the minibar, and went to bed.


  1. Bartech Introduces the Neotray, a Convenient New Spin on Profit-Generating Automatic Minibars

    Bartech, the leader in automatic minibar solutions for the global hospitality industry, announces the introduction of Neotray, an innovative new in-room point-of-sale device that allows hotels to automatically post charges in real time to the Property Management System (PMS). The Neotray provides hotels with a simple and convenient method of offering in-room, non-refrigerated products to their ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Hospitality Net

  2. Two words for you: mini bar

    USA Today talked with Bronson Arroyo, David Freese, C.J. Wilson and David Wright about their travel preferences. Here’s the short version: The longer version: food is important. First thing they check when they check in to a hotel? Room service hours and if breakfast is still being served. And they all like that minibar: Arroyo, Freese and Wright unite over…
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk

  3. 8 Hotel Fees That May Surprise You | CNN

    We've come to expect fees for hotel WiFi and parking, but as lodging fees pile up, there are some that may come as a surprise to even the seasoned business traveler. Early check-in? Some hotels charge for it. Restocking that $5 bottle of water you drank out of the minibar? Yes, some properties charge for that, too.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Hospitality Net


  1. "I mean, there was a time when the first thing I'd look for in a hotel room was the minibar. And I'd empty it within half an hour. And then, `What am I gonna do now?'," Clapton says. "When I compare that kind of thinking to what I have today,...
    on Oct 3, 2006 By: Eric Clapton Source:

  2. "It just felt like it had run its course," Yorn said of his time with Dirty Bird. "I was kind of looking for something fresh, and there was a kind of freedom I had playing with the Minibar guys, a kind of spontaneity that I didn't really get...
    on Feb 8, 2007 By: Pete Yorn Source: Press-Enterprise

  3. "We have receipts that you billed the people of Canada a buck ninety-eight for candy, a buck forty-three for a Globe and Mail, chocolate bar, bag of chips, six dollars for a hot dog, twelve-eighty-six to a minibar, four dollars another time to a...
    on Oct 19, 2005 By: Brian Pallister Source:

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