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"hotel" in British English

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hotelnoun [C]

uk   /həʊˈtel/  us   /hoʊˈtel/
  • 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 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)

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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 room online 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 permanent desk there: We don't have much desk space, so we ask our sales team 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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