from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An establishment that provides lodging and usually meals and other services for travelers and other paying guests.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The letter H in the NATO phonetic alphabet. (This word is not translated, and is hotel in all languages.)
- n. The larger red property in the game of Monopoly, in contradistinction to houses.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A house for entertaining strangers or travelers; an inn or public house, of the better class.
- n. In France, the mansion or town residence of a person of rank or wealth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A house for entertaining strangers or travelers; an inn; especially, an inn of some style and pretensions. See inn.
- n. A private city dwelling; particularly, a large town mansion.
- n. A public office or building: as, the Hôtel de Ville (city hall) in Paris.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
French hôtel, from Old French hostel, hostel; see hostel.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French hôtel. Compare hostel. (Wiktionary)