a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
A large town house or mansion; a grand private residence, especially in France.
An establishment that provides accommodation and other services for paying guests; normally larger than a guest house, and often one of a chain.
The letter H in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
The larger red property in the game of Monopoly, in contradistinction to houses.
Origin: From hôtel. Compare hostel.
a house for entertaining strangers or travelers; an inn or public house, of the better class
in France, the mansion or town residence of a person of rank or wealth
Origin: [F. htel, OF. hostel. See Hostel.]
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in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning or climate control.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
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
A place where a guest often gives up good dollars for poor quarters.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'hotel' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #845
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'hotel' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1716
Rank popularity for the word 'hotel' in Nouns Frequency: #307
The numerical value of hotel in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of hotel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of hotel in a Sentence
The hotel has been entirely secured.
The hotel REIT doesn't fit the narrative.
Every hotel in Miami has been gracious about refunds.
I want to see you naked in my hot tub back in the hotel.
It was a good thing I paid for my hotel yesterday morning.
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Translations for hotel
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- نزل, فندقArabic
- mehmanxana, otelAzerbaijani
- гасцініца, гатэльBelarusian
- འགྲུལ་ཁང, མགྲོན་ཁངTibetan Standard
- hotelCatalan, Valencian
- hotel, albergueSpanish
- otell, HaraldEstonian
- hotel, ostatuBasque
- hotelli, HeikkiFinnish
- taigh-òsdaScottish Gaelic
- હોટેલ, હોટલGujarati
- otelHaitian Creole
- szálloda, hotelHungarian
- hótel, gistihúsIcelandic
- hotel, albergoItalian
- ホテル, 旅館Japanese
- қонақ үйі, мейманханаKazakh
- 호텔, 여관, 旅館Korean
- меҳмонхона, мейманкана, гостиница, отельKyrgyz
- viesnīca, hotelisLatvian
- ഹോട്ടൽ, ഹൊട്ടേൽMalayalam
- зочид буудалMongolian
- hotellNorwegian Nynorsk
- tsáskʼeh bá hooghanNavajo, Navaho
- гостиница, отельRussian
- хо̀тел, hòtelSerbo-Croatian
- හෝටලයSinhala, Sinhalese
- hotel, pijetore, birrariAlbanian
- ஓட்டல், ஹோட்டல்Tamil
- โรงแรม, โฮเต็ลThai
- myhmanhana, otelTurkmen
- hotel, otelTagalog
- konakçı, otelTurkish
- lữ quán, 旅館, khách sạn, 客棧Vietnamese
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