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Meaning of “hotel” in the English Dictionary

"hotel" in British English

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hotelnoun [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 ​eatmeals: 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 EAT)

Indian English a ​restaurant
(Definition of hotel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hotel" in American English

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hotelnoun [C]

 us   /hoʊˈtel/
a ​building where you ​pay to have a ​room to ​sleep in: a ​luxury hotel
(Definition of hotel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hotel" in Business English

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hotelnoun [C]

uk   us   /həʊˈtel/
a ​building where you ​pay to have a ​room to sleep in: stay at/in a hotel He had ​paid for him to ​fly to Britain and ​stay in a hotel for a week. Her ​assistant booked her into a hotel near the ​airport.a budget/luxury/five-star hotel Delegates ​attending the ​conference have been ​asked to ​stay in ​budget hotels.a hotel room/bar/restaurant Guests have been able to book a hotel ​roomonline for many ​years. a hotel ​operator/​chain/​group a hotel ​reservation/​booking

hotelverb [I or T]

uk   us   /həʊˈtel/
to ​ask to use a ​desk in an ​office when you do not have a ​permanentdesk there: We don't have much ​deskspace, so we ​ask our ​salesteam to hotel ​desks when they come into the ​office.
(Definition of hotel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hotel”
in Korean 호텔…
in Arabic فُنْدُق…
in Malaysian hotel…
in French hôtel…
in Russian гостиница, отель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 賓館, 酒店, 飯店…
in Italian albergo, hotel…
in Turkish otel…
in Polish hotel…
in Spanish hotel…
in Vietnamese khách sạn…
in Portuguese hotel…
in Thai โรงแรม…
in German das Hotel…
in Catalan hotel…
in Japanese ホテル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宾馆, 酒店…
in Indonesian hotel…
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