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From: David Mathews
Subject: Booking 2 nights next week
Dear Ascot Hotel,
I would like to reserve an accessible single room for two nights with breakfast on the 22 and 23 of April. Could I have a quiet room with a view if possible, please?
I will arrive at about 10 p.m. and I have an early meeting the next morning, so please could you leave an iron and ironing board in the room?
I have a promotional code (MH2219). Please can you confirm that it is £80 per night with breakfast included?
Please could you confirm the booking? Let me know if you need any further information.
With kind regards,
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- Say clearly the dates you want, the room type and whether you want breakfast or not.
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I think booking to is incorrect. Both with and in are possible and I think there is no difference in meaning. There are probably regional preferences, I would imagine. As a British English speaker, I would use booking with most often.
Note that when we reference a time we use for: I have a booking for Thursday.
The LearnEnglish Team