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in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning or climate control.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?

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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. John Bingham:

    It may be 'the Second City' but Chicago is one of the greatest places to visit, stay at a downtown hotel, walk to the start/finish line, race through all the neighborhoods, and discover along the way that Chicago isn't really a big city but a diverse group of ethnic communities.

  2. Mitch Hedberg:

    I can't tell you what hotel I'm stayin' in, but I can say that there are two trees involved. They said, "Let's call this hotel "Something...Tree", so they had a meeting; it...it was quite short. "How 'bout Tree?" "No, Double Tree." "Hell yeah! Meeting adjourned!" I had my heart set on "Quadruple Tree"... damnit, we were almost there!

  3. Marco Rubio:

    Nobody is saying that it should be legal to deny someone service at a restaurant or at a hotel because of their sexual orientation. I think that's a consensus view in America, the flip side is, should a photographer be punished for refusing to do a wedding that their faith teaches them is not one that is valid in the eyes of God?

  4. Gill Hughes:

    This is the first year we've got a hotel right on a Tube line direct to Wimbledon, and of course, no tubes, the hotel advised us to get a bus but the buses were so full we just got a taxi down, for 32 pounds.

  5. Kate Garbers:

    People can book hotel rooms online and remain faceless, which makes it problematic to spot cases of trafficking.

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