What does Hotel mean?

Definitions for Hotel
hoʊˈtɛlHo·tel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hotel(noun)

    a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services

Wiktionary

  1. hotel(Noun)

    A large town house or mansion; a grand private residence, especially in France.

    Etymology: From hôtel. Compare hostel.

  2. hotel(Noun)

    An establishment that provides accommodation and other services for paying guests; normally larger than a guest house, and often one of a chain.

    Etymology: From hôtel. Compare hostel.

  3. hotel(Noun)

    The letter H in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

    Etymology: From hôtel. Compare hostel.

  4. hotel(Noun)

    The larger red property in the game of Monopoly, in contradistinction to houses.

    Etymology: From hôtel. Compare hostel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hotel(noun)

    a house for entertaining strangers or travelers; an inn or public house, of the better class

    Etymology: [F. htel, OF. hostel. See Hostel.]

  2. Hotel(noun)

    in France, the mansion or town residence of a person of rank or wealth

    Etymology: [F. htel, OF. hostel. See Hostel.]

Freebase

  1. Hotel

    A hotel is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. The provision of basic accommodation, in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning or climate control. Additional common features found in hotel rooms are a telephone, an alarm clock, a television, a safe, a mini-bar with snack foods and drinks, and facilities for making tea and coffee. Luxury features include bathrobes and slippers, a pillow menu, twin-sink vanities, and jacuzzi bathtubs. Larger hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, fitness center, business center, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms are usually numbered to allow guests to identify their room. Some hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. In the United Kingdom, a hotel is required by law to serve food and drinks to all guests within certain stated hours. In Japan, capsule hotels provide a minimized amount of room space and shared facilities.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hotel

    hō-tel′, n. a superior house for the accommodation of strangers: an inn: in France, also a public office, a private town-house, a palace.—ns. Hôtel′-de-ville (Fr.), a town-hall; Hôtel′-dieu, a hospital. [M. E. hostel—O. Fr. hostel (Fr. hôtel)—L. hospitalia, guest-chambers—hospes.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. HOTEL

    A place where a guest often gives up good dollars for poor quarters.

Editors Contribution

  1. hotel

    A type of building.

    The hotel was amazing and very comfortable.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Hotel

    See “Hostelry.”

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Hotel' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #845

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Hotel' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1716

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Hotel' in Nouns Frequency: #307

Anagrams for Hotel »

  1. helot

  2. thole

How to pronounce Hotel?

  1. Alex
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How to say Hotel in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hotel in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hotel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Hotel in a Sentence

  1. Adam Medros:

    Over 3.1 billion travelers pass through airports each year, with the average traveler spending 150 minutes of airport 'dwell time' between arriving at the terminal to the doors of the plane closing at the gate, we want to help them quickly find things to do on the site while they're waiting to catch a flight, or book an airport hotel when they need a place to stay.

  2. Hank Johnson:

    The optics of me staying at the Trump hotel hasn't changed in 10 years.

  3. Deputy Attorney General Jim Davis:

    We had a team go out immediately and we found out there was some truth to the claim that there was price gouging going on at the hotel.

  4. Rachel Gumpert:

    Hotel housekeepers generally work each room alone with strenuous conditions, including women lifting hundred pound mattresses, repetitive bending, and full shifts on their feet, the reality is that the women who work as hotel housekeepers are doing valuable work that deserves recognition, just the same as valets, bellmen, or other hotel workers more visible to guests are.

  5. Vital Nounayon:

    We had just opened and there were a few customers we started to serve when we heard gunshots. ... There were three men shooting in the air, lots of people left their cars and motorcycles and ran. (Attackers) set fire to the vehicles. They also fired on the Cappuccino cafe across from the hotel before setting it on fire.

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