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    #1

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    Hello!

    Is my sentence right?

    I've booked a room via www.booking.com and I want to make sure that there'll be an available parking lot upon check-in.

    Could I say - ...there'll a parking lot available upon check-in?

    Thank you in advance!

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    #2

    Re: The sentence

    May I suggest this instead?

    ... and I want to confirm that there will be parking available on-site.

    (You don't care about the whole parking LOT, just that there will be enough space for you: that there will be parking available.)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: The sentence

    Your suggestion is very useful.

    I thought a parking lot means a space just for one car not a whole parking area.

    Thank you very much.

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    #4

    Re: The sentence

    And it may in other places, but in the US, a parking LOT is the entire area dedicated to parking, with many individual parking SPACES.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #5

    Re: The sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by greegorush View Post
    Hello!

    Is my sentence right?

    I've booked a room via www.booking.com and I want to make sure that there'll be an available parking lot upon check-in.

    Could I say - ...there'll a parking lot available upon check-in?

    Thank you in advance!
    In BrE a "parking lot" is a car park and an individual place in it is a parking space.

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