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Roly
03-10-2010, 07:36 AM
Okay, you know how you walk inside, like a residence building or something and there's a little 'cubical' like thing with a large window you can see inside - like a mini-office attached to the wall and that's where certain people - like people in charge of visitor sign in etc - work. What do you call that room? I keep calling it a 'cubical' but that's not the right word. Office? See-through office thingy with a window?

lol Sorry this is so random.

alleycat
03-10-2010, 07:40 AM
Registration desk or counter? Or reception counter?

Or do you need the actual name of the room itself?

scarletpeaches
03-10-2010, 07:40 AM
It's spelled 'cubicle' anyway.

I'd usually call it the concierge area. Room. Office?

alleycat
03-10-2010, 07:42 AM
Manager's office?

Chris P
03-10-2010, 07:49 AM
Kiosk?

Roly
03-10-2010, 07:49 AM
Perfect, thank you! I'll work with those :D

wittyusernamehere
03-10-2010, 07:56 AM
Sometimes I've heard it referenced as a station, like 'visitor's station', or 'nurse's station' if it is a hospital setting.

WildScribe
03-10-2010, 09:42 AM
Vestibule or lobby?

alleycat
03-10-2010, 09:46 AM
Vestibule or lobby?
That would be at the entry, but not the actual small office that is used by the building manager (or sometimes by security).

Scoody
03-10-2010, 09:48 AM
Sallyport would work if it dealt with movement or security.

Kenny
03-10-2010, 12:17 PM
Security
Office

mtrenteseau
03-10-2010, 07:59 PM
If it's a freestanding little structure with a window for the occupant to communicate with the outside world, I'd call it a kiosk.

maryland
03-10-2010, 08:21 PM
If it's a dark cupboard-like construction, stashed with old newspapers, used mugs,dirty shoes and in the old days, clogged-up ashtrays, it's George's cubby-hole. From there he darts out and pounces on you, but when you want him (blocked sink, lost keys, missing parcel) he's always missing.
He has a further cubby-hole down in the furnace room, with a thermos flask and a copy of The Racing Times...

WildScribe
03-10-2010, 09:51 PM
I would probably just call it his office, then.

johnnysannie
03-10-2010, 10:08 PM
kiosk or cubicle

Linda Adams
03-11-2010, 04:00 AM
If it's outside, it's probably a guard shack (or, given where I'm at, it could also be a food vendor!).

If it's inside and looks like place where they sell movie tickets (an actual small building indoors, about person-sized), then it's a kiosk.

If it's just a room with a desk and glassed off like at the police station or doctor's office, it'd be a front desk.

shaldna
03-15-2010, 03:00 AM
Kiosk

kuwisdelu
03-15-2010, 03:47 AM
Hell.