My conversations these last few days and through another week might just go like this:
Hotel Staff: Ya, ibu. How can I help you?
Me: Si, I like to know the opening hours of your piscina?... I mean your swimming pool.
Hotel Staff: It is open from 7am - 9pm.
Me: oh...bagus sekali. Por favor, jam berapa is the opening hours of the gym?
Hotel Staff: Same time, ibu.
Me: Terima Kasih.
Me: Disculpe, may I have your menu please?
Restaurant staff: Ya, ibu. Makan di sini atau room service?
Me: hmmm...room service. I like to order the Ikan Gurame en chilli sauce con arroz...I mean with rice, Por favor. And one soda water please.
Restaurant staff: Okay, ibu.
Me: Please goreng the fish well. Gracias and my room number is Ocho...no, eight, three, nine; lapan, tiga, sembilan.
Me: Por favor, could you bring the ironing board and iron?
Housekeeping staff: Ya, ibu. Anything else?
Me: No, itu saja. En berapa minutos?
Housekeeping staff: huh?
Me: When will you bring them?
Housekeeping staff: Dalam lima minit, ibu.
Dios le bendiga,