What does hotel mean?

Definitions for hotel
hoʊˈtɛlho·tel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hotelnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. hotelnoun

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

  2. hotelnoun

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

  3. hotelnoun

    The letter H in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

  4. hotelnoun

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

  5. Etymology: From hôtel. Compare hostel.

Wikipedia

  1. Hotel

    A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis. Facilities provided inside a hotel room may range from a modest-quality mattress in a small room to large suites with bigger, higher-quality beds, a dresser, a refrigerator and other kitchen facilities, upholstered chairs, a flat screen television, and en-suite bathrooms. Small, lower-priced hotels may offer only the most basic guest services and facilities. Larger, higher-priced hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre (with computers, printers, and other office equipment), childcare, conference and event facilities, tennis or basketball courts, gymnasium, restaurants, day spa, and social function services. Hotel rooms are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some boutique, high-end hotels have custom decorated rooms. Some hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. In Japan, capsule hotels provide a tiny room suitable only for sleeping and shared bathroom facilities. The precursor to the modern hotel was the inn of medieval Europe. For a period of about 200 years from the mid-17th century, coaching inns served as a place for lodging for coach travelers. Inns began to cater to richer clients in the mid-18th century. One of the first hotels in a modern sense was opened in Exeter in 1768. Hotels proliferated throughout Western Europe and North America in the early 19th century, and luxury hotels began to spring up in the later part of the 19th century. Hotel operations vary in size, function, complexity, and cost. Most hotels and major hospitality companies have set industry standards to classify hotel types. An upscale full-service hotel facility offers luxury amenities, full-service accommodations, an on-site restaurant, and the highest level of personalized service, such as a concierge, room service, and clothes pressing staff. Full-service hotels often contain upscale full-service facilities with many full-service accommodations, an on-site full-service restaurant, and a variety of on-site amenities. Boutique hotels are smaller independent, non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities. Small to medium-sized hotel establishments offer a limited amount of on-site amenities. Economy hotels are small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer basic accommodations with little to no services. Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized hotels that offer longer-term full-service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership involving ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage. A motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Boutique hotels are typically hotels with a unique environment or intimate setting. A number of hotels have entered the public consciousness through popular culture, such as the Ritz Hotel in London. Some hotels are built specifically as destinations in themselves, for example casinos and holiday resorts. Most hotel establishments are run by a general manager who serves as the head executive (often referred to as the "hotel manager"), department heads who oversee various departments within a hotel (e.g., food service), middle managers, administrative staff, and line-level supervisors. The organizational chart and volume of job positions and hierarchy varies by hotel size, function and class, and is often determined by hotel ownership and managing companies.

ChatGPT

  1. hotel

    A hotel is an establishment that offers lodging accommodation, usually for short-term stays, to guests. It typically provides various amenities and services such as rooms, meals, and entertainment options. Hotels are primarily designed to cater to travelers, tourists, or individuals seeking temporary accommodation away from home. They vary in size and quality, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxury resorts, and can be found in various locations worldwide.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hotelnoun

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

  2. Hotelnoun

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

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

Wikidata

  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.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Hotel

    See “Hostelry.”

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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. thole

  2. helot

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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. Jay McInerney:

    The restaurant thief was lurking around … and grabbed Anne’s bag from the back of her chair. At the time, we didn’t catch it … cops came and we filed a report at the restaurant; their security footage showed a man taking the bag. But when we went back to our hotel room … we were cleaned out. The thieves definitely had taste, they only took the good stuff … It didn’t occur to us at the time about the room key being in Anne’s purse, it couldn’t have been worse luck.

  2. Joe Tacopina:

    In the recorded video, Meek also inquired about getting a meal at one of the hotel's restaurants, yet their security team continued to deny Meek and said he would be arrested for trespassing regardless of location in the hotel premises. The Cosmopolitan's conduct continues to be deplorable.

  3. Ted Rossman:

    It doesn't make sense to pursue 1 %, 2 % or even 5 % in cash back( or an equivalent amount of airline miles or hotel points) if you're paying a high interest rate.

  4. Ashley Campbell:

    The main thing that I take away from the tour is not the stage time, but it's the time I got to spend with him on the bus and hotel rooms, especially knowing it was not going to last, it was such precious time.

  5. Zoe Chan of Hotels.com:

    We only allow guests to post reviews to our site if they have booked a hotel on Hotels.com and have completed their stay, once the stay is completed, Hotels.com sends the guest a link so they may write a review. No incentive is offered for this information.

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