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Hotel appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Let O’Hara mar a hotel.
  • Not I, no hotel; cycle to Honiton.
  • Let O'Hara gain an inn in a niagara hotel.
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The word hotel is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun hotel

What does hotel mean as a name of something?

Hotel is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: hotels

  1. a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
    • examples: The rooms in this hotel are really very bad at muffling sounds. I can hear my neighbor chewing his gum! | You can't go naked in this hotel. | I prefer a hotel by the airport. | There is a shuttle bus that goes to the Ginza Tokyu Hotel. | On Friday night, three men came into Mr White's hotel and asked for rooms. | Standing as it does on a hill, the hotel commands a fine view of the bay. | It would help us if you would reserve the following hotel during our conference. | We put up at a lakeside hotel for the night. | We stayed at a hotel by the lake. | We confirmed the hotel reservations by telephone.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: building / edifice = a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    • more specific terms:
    • part: hotel room = a bedroom (usually with bath) in a hotel

Alternative definition of the noun hotel


  1. An establishment that provides accommodation and other services for paying guests; normally larger than a guest house, and often one of a chain
  2. The larger red properties in the game of Monopoly, in contradistinction to houses
  3. The letter H in the ICAO spelling alphabet
  4. [Australian-English, New Zealand-English] A public house, once traditionally providing accommodation, but now rarely


  1. "Hotel" is a 2001 experimental thriller film directed by Mike Figgis.
  2. Hotel is an American prime time drama series which aired on ABC from September 21, 1983, to May 5, 1988, in the timeslot following Dynasty.
  3. "Hotel" a.k.a. "Hotell" is a 2013 Swedish drama film written and directed by Lisa Langseth. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
  4. "Hotel" is a 1967 Technicolor film adaptation of the novel of the same name written by Arthur Hailey. The film stars Rod Taylor, Catherine Spaak, Karl Malden, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Rennie, and Melvyn Douglas. It is directed by Richard Quine.
  5. "Hotel" is a 2004 Austrian drama film directed by Jessica Hausner. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.
  6. "Hotel" is a 1981 Mystery film written by Prem Manek and Kumar Ramsay and directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay.
  7. "Hotel" is a 2011 dramatic comedy science fiction short film written by Sibel Sweeney, Erika Hallqvist, Dany Ilario, Roger Gual and Nico Casavecchia and directed by Erika Hallqvist, Celia Galan Julve, Nico Casavecchia and Dany Ilario.
  8. "Hotel" is a short film, directed by José Luis Alemán.
  9. "Hotel" is a 1976 short film directed by Heinz Emigholz.
  10. "Hotel" is a short drama thriller film written and directed by Tim Conrad.
    • country: United Kingdom
    • language: English Language
    • starring: Mandi Sidhu as Priya
    • genres: Thriller, Drama
    • released in (6 years ago)
  11. "Hotel" is a 1997 short film directed by Harry Flöter and Jörg Siepmann.


  1. "Hotel" is a 1965 novel by Arthur Hailey. It is the story of an independent New Orleans hotel, the St. Gregory, and its management's struggle to regain profitability and avoid being assimilated into the O'Keefe chain of hotels. The St. Gregory is supposedly based on the Roosevelt Hotel, although the old St. Charles Hotel is also cited as the basis for the novel.
    • also known as "Hotel (Spanish Edition)", "Hotel (Simple English)", "Hotel (1965)"
    • genre: Fiction
    • subject: Language
    • copyright: 1965
  2. "Hotel" is a play by Polly Stenham.


Hotel is a dimensional real estate game created by Milton Bradley in 1986. It is similar to Square Mile and Prize Property. In Hotel the players are building resort hotels and attempting to drive their competitors into bankruptcy.

  • genres: Economic simulation, Roll and move


  1. "Hotel" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Cassidy, released September 23, 2003 as his debut single and the lead single from his debut studio album Split Personality. The song, produced by Swizz Beatz, features singer-songwriter R. Kelly and charted in February 2004, reaching #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song makes lyrical references to The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight", "Chingy's "Holiday Inn", and Dr. Dre's "Housewife".
  2. "Hotel" is the seventh studio album by American electronica musician Moby, first released internationally on March 14, 2005 and then on March 22, 2005 in the United States. Hotel was recorded under the Pacha label and mixed at Moby's apartment, Electric Lady Studios, and Loho Studios in Manhattan, New York City. Initial quantities of the album came with a second CD of ambient music entitled Hotel: Ambient.
  3. "Hotel" is a musical single of Cassidy.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  4. "Hotel": “Hotel” is a song by Tori Amos, first recorded as the tenth track on her album From the Choirgirl Hotel.
  5. "Hotel" is a composition.
  6. "HOTEL" is a musical single of Kumi Koda.
    • released on
  7. "Hotel" is a musical album of Mike Figgis, soundtrack.
    • also known as Hotel Soundtrack
    • released on (9 years ago)
  8. "Hotel" is a composition, cataloged instance.
    • music and lyrics by Moby
  9. "Hotel" is a musical EP of William Goode.
    • released on


Who is Hotel?

Hotel a.k.a. Jamie Hince is a member of the musical group, The Kills.


  1. Hotel: The band Hotel was a power pop group that formed in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1973 and disbanded in 1982. They had a strong regional following and were loaded with highly talented musicians.
  2. Hotel is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Hotel X, Sun Hotel, Hotel Mama, Rock Hotel, Cheap Hotel, Hotel Hotel, Revel Hotel, Tokio Hotel, August Hotel, Drakes Hotel, Hotel Alexis, Hotel Costes, Hotel Fetish, Hotel Hunger, Hotel Lights, Empress Hotel, Hotel Persona, Hotel de Ville, Hotel La Salle.


HOTEL is an Aviation waypoint.

  • also known as waypoint HOTEL, HOTEL waypoint, fix HOTEL, HOTEL fix


  1. Hotel is a TVB television series, premiered on 1 November 1976. Theme song "Hotel" composition and arrangement by Joseph Koo, lyricist by Wong Jim, sung by Susanna Kwan.
  2. Hotel is a 1997 eight-episode BBC "fly on the wall" production that followed the general day to day running of a hotel giving viewers a rare glimpse of life behind the scenes of the Britannia Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool. The series first aired 3 November 1997 on BBC One with the first episode receiving viewing figures on 11 million. The series was directed by Neil Grant and narrated by Andrew Sachs.
  3. Hotel is a South Korean TV program broadcast in 1995 on MBC.
    • award:
      • PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Female in Television nomination for Lee Seung-yeon
      • PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Female in Television, received by Lee Seung-yeon
  4. Hotel is a crime drama series that airs on TVOne Global.
  5. Hotel is a 2014 theater production of the play by Polly Stenham.
  6. Hotel is the sixth episode of the first season of the 2008 web series Mayne Street. It premiered Tuesday, December 2, 2008.
    • also known as Hotels
  7. hotel is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.
  8. Hotel is a print ad.
  9. Hotel a.k.a. Hôtel is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with Hotel

Phrases starting with the word Hotel:

  1. hotel bill
  2. hotel plan
  3. hotel room
  4. hotel clerk
  5. hotel-casino
  6. hotel manager
  7. hotel detective
  8. hotel occupancy
  9. hotel desk clerk

Phrases ending with the word Hotel:

  1. Love Hotel
  2. Condo hotel
  3. Condo-Hotel
  4. motor hotel
  5. casino-hotel
  6. resort hotel
  7. Crowbar Hotel
  8. telecom hotel
  9. Welfare Hotel
  10. maitre d'hotel
  11. Where Can I Find a Hotel

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hotel

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Google previewscience & education

by Prabhakar Prasad

The Hotel is a Singapore Chinese thriller drama which was telecast on Singapore's television station, Mediacorp, in 2000.

Google previewHotel Industry And Tourism In India (2008)

by Pragati Mohanty

A hotel is an institution or a building in which are provided lodgings, meals and other services for the travelling public2. It is a business enterprise having a building for public accommodation that furnishes lodging and usually provides meals, ...

Google preview2014 International Conference on Economics and Management (ICEM2014). (2014)

Star hotel is the professional supporting service of the tourist spot, the tourist attracted by the tourist spot are the huge potential market. Therefore, the hotel should be close to the tourist spots as much as possible. The hotels are mainly near the ...

Google previewPakistan and the Karakoram Highway (2008)

by Sarina Singh, Lindsay Brown, Paul Clammer, Rodney Cocks

If you wish to stay in the heart of colourful Anarkali Bazaar, this small, no-frills hotel is a good budget option.

Google previewAmerican Law Reports Annotated (1922)

Thus, a hotel is a house for entertaining strangers or travelers, -an inn. Shewan...

Google previewRhinos in the Rough (1993)

A Golfer's Guide to Kenya by Tina L. Quick, Jonathan D. Quick

The Nairobi Serena Hotel is a modern, upscale international class hotel. Guests may play golf, free of charge, at Royal...

The Panafric Hotel is an international class hotel located on Kenyatta Avenue. It has a large pool and both indoor and ...

Google previewDictionary for Air Travel and Tourism Activities (2008)

Over 7,100 terms on Airlines, Tourism, Hospitality, Cruises, Car Rentals, GDS, Geography, Climate, Ecology, Business, Customs, and Organizations Subjects by Homero E. Martinez

Its objective is to increase hotel industry revenues and to be the best distribution tool. This will be done by: Optimizing the use of current technology, InÀuencing development of current and emerging electronic distribution channels, Training, ...

Google previewThe Bedside Dream Dictionary (2007)

by Silvana Amar

Because a hotel is a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Legends (2002)

by Jan Harold Brunvand

Variants and Versions plained that the mother is discovered to have bubonic plague and that this means is used to prevent panic and also loss of business to the hotel. In one of the earliest essays on any urban legend, the popular writer ...

Google previewVocabulum, Or, The Rogue's Lexicon (2016)

Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources by George W. Matsell

It is sometimes called a " hotel." For instance, a gambler who has been playing, finally gets " broke ;" but the love of play which from habit has become a second nature in him, causes him to linger behind to see the luck of others at the table.

Google previewA Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology (2005)

by Allan Beaver

hotel representation hotel room access Source: MKG Consulting Database June 2004; for...

Google previewA dictionary of common wants

THE PLOUGH HOTEL is replete with every comfort. Loose boxes for hunters. CHESTER —THE GROSVENOR HOTEL, situated in the centre of the city. THE QUEEN RAILWAY HOTEL stands in its own ground*. Porters meet all trains.

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Quotes about Hotel

We stay in U2's hotel. They bought a hotel, The Clarence, a nice place and it's in an area where everything's happening, so many fantastic restaurants and bars and the people are so friendly. (Bonnie Tyler)
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Scrabble value of H4O1T1E1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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