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Front Desk Agent

Posted January 20, 2023

Inn by the Sea La Jolla
La Jolla, CA
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About This Job

A Hotel Front Desk Agent is responsible for providing all of a hotel’s guests with an accommodating experience by coordinating amenities and responding to customer needs. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Hotel Front Desk Agents are the first point of contact for guests staying at a hotel or resort. They provide guests with information about what services the hotel offers and how they can access various amenities. Hotel Front Desk Clerks coordinate room reservations and confirm the details of a customer’s visit prior to their stay. They maintain an up-to-date knowledge of room rates and housekeeping schedules, allowing them to provide prompt and accurate information to guests. Hotel Front Desk Clerks also coordinate payment and verify each customer’s personal information to ensure they receive the services they paid for.

  • Check in customers using computer programs and equipment and provide guests with directions to their room
  • Inform customers of all on-site amenities and any relevant information that is needed to use them
  • Handle and resolve guest complaints
  • Invoice and bill guests for their stay and services used
  • Communicate with guests to better understand their individual needs to provide them with the best service possible

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Computer knowledge: Basic knowledge of computers is required as a Hotel Front Desk Clerk. Hotel clerks will often use computers to check in guests, create invoices and manage online bookings.
  • Communication: Strong verbal and nonverbal communication skills are important as a Hotel Front Desk Clerk. Hotel clerks will use active listening skills to understand the individual needs of each customer. They will also use nonverbal skills to identify a guest’s satisfaction or dissatisfaction with their stay.
  • Customer service: Customer service skills are a requirement as a Hotel Front Desk Clerk. Front desk clerks work with guests when checking in, checking out and when guests request information from the front desk. 
  • Problem-solving: Guests will often come to the Hotel Front Desk Clerk with problems. The ability to identify and overcome a problem can be useful in the Hotel Front Desk Clerk role.
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About this Employer

Inn by the Sea La Jolla

7830 Fay Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 459-4461

About our hotel

At our boutique hotel in downtown La Jolla, you’ll find lovely guest accommodations, complete with balconies offering coastal breezes and inspired views. Surrounded by beaches, dining options, local culture, and chic boutiques, our Southern California mecca is the premier destination for travelers to the La Jolla and San Diego areas. Take advantage of comfortable, accessible, and spacious guest accommodations from the hotel that boasts a location in “The Heart of the Village.”

Take in the salty breezes as you soak up the California sunshine in one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations. Spend a day exploring local culture, and later, as the sun goes down, dine at one of our vibrant local restaurants. From morning until evening, La Jolla Village is brimming with all things California. From our La Jolla hotel just three blocks from the ocean, to our spacious accommodations designed for vacation comfort to the fullest, Inn by the Sea at La Jolla is your California travel destination.