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
For an entire year early in his consulting career, Mr. Stewart stashed his belongings with his family and moved from hotel to hotel on assignment.
As his once splendid hotel was now occupied as a _hotel garni_, he hired a small chamber in the attic; it was but, as he said, changing his bedroom up two pair of stairs -- he was still in his own house.
Underground at New York's Greenwich Hotel, lantern lights reflect off the overhead beams of a 250-year-old wood-and-bamboo farmhouse, reconstructed by Japanese craftsmen to surround the pool and lounge area off the Shibui Spa, whose name the hotel translates as "a subtle and unobtrusive approach."
"I think a hotel is an amazingly complimentary use."
Each of the “rooms” of the hotel is an individual cake!
Because this hotel is a human institution to serve people, we hope that God will grant you peace and rest while you are under our roof.
Sitting nearly adjacent to the Staples Center, the hotel is a standout within the new LA LIVE entertainment and residential muti-plex and is hard to miss from the intersection of the I-110 and I-10 freeways.
The breathing space lasted barely a breath: now another soulless behemoth of a hotel is being assembled, consuming the space, chewing out the sky.
We have arrived in California in one piece, and the promised wireless at the hotel is actual wireless at the hotel.
The door leading into the hotel is already open and I walk through it into a low, wide lobby.