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in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning or climate control.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

    So many people treat you like you're a kid that you might as well act like one and throw your television out of the hotel window.

  2. Pamela Abeyta:

    I got up and left the hotel the next morning not even knowing what went on through the night. I barely remember how I got to the airport or even how I got home. I know I flew home, but it was all in a fog.

  3. Carolyn Spencer Brown:

    Every time I stay in a hotel, even fabulous hotels, I’m reminded of the value that cruises represent. Certainly, the more inclusive nature of a cruise, in which entertainment, kids clubs, twice-daily cabin service, three square meals and then some, are part of the fare you pay, as is transportation from port to port.

  4. Anthony Carrigan:

    I completely disregarded [ a nomination ] as a possibility, i just considered it to be such a long shot... It was actually Bill who texted me. I was in my hotel room getting ready to go to set for' Bill Ted 3, and Bill texted me,' Congrats, dude.' That's it -- no exclamation point, no nothing. I was like,' On what ? Did the show get nominated ?' And he said,' You got nominated,' So that was a really, really cool moment. And I just kind of had to stare at the floor for a few minutes.

  5. Onno Eichelsheim:

    This battery was active in the back of this car at the Marriott hotel, that caused an immediate threat to the OPCW network.

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