Part Time Hotel Receptionist Jobs in London – All You Need to Know

London is one of the best places to work in UK because it offers plenty of employment opportunities with hourly wages higher than the average for the country. Finding a part time job as a hotel receptionist is London is relatively easy, but you might want to learn more about the nature of the work and the position requirements, before you begin your search for vacancies.

Before you read any further, it is worth taking into account the fact that not all receptionist positions in London are in luxury hotels in the centre of the city. You might find a job in a smaller hotel in one of the suburbs.

The work of receptionists is mostly administrative, but all tasks involve working with people. You will check in and check out guests. You will have to allocate rooms to the different guests. You might have to prepare bills and do basic cashier tasks. In some cases, you will be required to make reservations as well. You will do customer service as well. You will have to respond to inquiries and handle and resolve complaints. If you work in a larger hotel, you might be involved in arranging accommodation and programs for tourist groups or conference delegates. Work shifts are usually not flexible in terms of duration. In addition, you may be required to work until late at night.

In order to become a hotel receptionist, you will need at least GCSEs. Many hotels require applicants to have A levels as well. Higher education in hospitality management might also be required by top hotels. Apart from educational qualifications, you have to have excellent computer skills, communication skills and attention to detail.

The work of a hotel receptionist is not easy, but it is rewarding. It is relatively well paid as well. Provided that you have a genuine interest in the work and meet the minimum requirements, you can readily start your search for a part time employment position.

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  1. Fedosova Tatiana Ivanovna

    10 pounds per hour
    Type of work:
    Place of work:

    Fedosova Tatiana Ivanovna
    +7 (961) 671-01-52

    Personal Information

    Higher education
    Date of birth:
    13 of October 1987 г. (27 years old)
    Marital status:
    Not married, no children


    November 2013- November 2014

    Manager of Material and Supply department

    JSC Voltyre-Prom, Volzhsky

    Market analysis of suppliers; searching for new suppliers; contracts of delivery;order processing, control of the delivery process, monitoring of residues, control of settlements.

    September 2013 – November 2013

    Interpreter (Contract work) (Full time )

    JSC Volzhsky Pipe Plant

    Technical translation

    May 2012 – May 2013

    Office manager (the manager of supply department) (Full time)

    JSC Trade house AgroAchtuba, Volzhsky, Russia

    October-2011-May 2012

    Credit specialist (full time)

    ЗАО BNP Paribas,Cetelem, Volgograd, Russia


    Volgograd State University (from 2005 to 2010)

    Foreign languages

    Additional information

    In 2008 I participated in the program “Work and Travel” in the USA, Virginia Beach. I worked as a waitress in the Hotel “SpringHill Suites”
    3Card-R, Telematique,1C Trade and Warehouse, Enterprise. Document flow.

    Computer skills:
    Windows: Word, Excel, Outlook Express, Internet, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Finereader, (printer, scanner, copy)

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