Definitions for boarding house
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word boarding house
boarding house, boardinghouse(noun)
a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
A private house in which paying residents are provided with accomodation and meals.
A boarding school building where boarders live during term time.
A boarding house is a house in which lodgers rent one or more rooms for one or more nights, and sometimes for extended periods of weeks, months, and years. The common parts of the house are maintained, and some services, such as laundry and cleaning, may be supplied. They normally provide "bed and board", that is, at least some meals as well as accommodation. A "lodging house", also known in the United States as a "rooming house", may or may not offer meals. Lodgers legally only obtain a licence to use their rooms, and not exclusive possession, so the landlord retains the right of access.
Translations for boarding house
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for boarding house »
Find a translation for the boarding house definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these boarding house definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"boarding house." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Jul 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/boarding house>.