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English definition of “hotel”

hotel

noun [C] (PLACE TO STAY)    /həʊˈtel/ US  /hoʊ-/
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 seafront. hotel guests → Compare hostelTourism and holidaysHotels and hostelsHotels and hostels
(Definition of hotel noun (PLACE TO STAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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