Help with SQL Query (Join)

Hi Experts,

I have two tables
1> Amenity
AmenityId (Int,PK)
Amenity (varchar(200)

2> HotelDetails
HotelId (int,PK)
HotelName (varchar(250)
AmenityId (varchar(200))


As you can see in hotelDetails amenity Ids are stored as CSV.
Like
2,4,7,8

Now I want to display Amenities of Hotels.
How to join these tables?
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Johny BravoAsked:
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ianmills2002Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Try this one. The || were invalid in SQL Server. I changed them to +

SELECT *
FROM HotelDetail H
          JOIN Amenity A
          ON ',' + H.AmenityID + ',' like '%,' + CAST(A.AmenityId as varchar(10)) + ',%'

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ianmills2002Commented:
Ideally the Hotel Details table should have one row per amenity for an easy table join.

I think you can try something like this. Please excuse my concatantion syntax if I have it wrong for SQL Server

SELECT *
FROM HotelDetail H
          JOIN Amenity A
          ON ',' || H.AmenityID || ',' like '%,' || CAST(A.AmenityId as varchar(10)) || ',%'

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Johny BravoAuthor Commented:
Hi Expert,

Thanks for the reply

>>Ideally the Hotel Details table should have one row per amenity for an easy table join
Agreed but can't change the table definition.

The query given by you is not working in SQL server
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