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hotel

noun [C] uk   /həʊˈtel/  us   /hoʊ-/

hotel noun [C] (PLACE TO STAY)

A1 a building where you pay to have a room to sleep in, and where you can sometimes eat meals: a four-star hotel the Clarendon Hotel We stayed in/at a hotel on the beach. hotel guests
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hotel noun [C] (PLACE TO DRINK)

Australian English a building where alcoholic drinks can be bought and drunk and where food is often available

hotel noun [C] (PLACE TO EAT)

Indian English a restaurant
Translations of “hotel”
in Arabic فُنْدُق…
in Korean 호텔…
in Malaysian hotel…
in French hôtel…
in Turkish otel…
in Italian albergo, hotel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賓館, 酒店, 飯店…
in Russian гостиница, отель…
in Polish hotel…
in Vietnamese khách sạn…
in Spanish hotel…
in Portuguese hotel…
in Thai โรงแรม…
in German das Hotel…
in Catalan hotel…
in Japanese ホテル…
in Indonesian hotel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宾馆, 酒店…
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