What is hotel?

  • (noun): A building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services.

Hotel

A hotel is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. The provision of basic accommodation, in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning or climate control. Additional common features found in hotel rooms are a telephone, an alarm clock, a television, a safe, a mini-bar with snack foods and drinks, and facilities for making tea and coffee. Luxury features include bathrobes and slippers, a pillow menu, twin-sink vanities, and jacuzzi bathtubs. Larger hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, fitness center, business center, childcare, conference facilities and social function services

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Pune - Prominent Hotels
... Five star hotels in Pune include Hotels Location Hyatt Regency Pune Nagar Pune, Pune Marriott Courtyard Bund Garden Road, Pune Le Meridien Hotel Raja Bahadur Mill ...
Living in Hotels
... figures have notably chosen to take up semi-permanent or permanent residence in hotels ... Fashion designer Coco Chanel lived in the Hotel Ritz Paris on and off for more than 30 years ... Inventor Nikola Tesla lived the last ten years of his life at the New Yorker Hotel until he died in his room in 1943 ...
Pretty Woman - Plot
... Initially, hotel manager Barnard Thompson (Hector Elizondo) is also somewhat taken aback ... Back at the hotel, Edward reveals to Vivian that he had not spoken to his recently deceased father for 14 and half years ... Later that night, the two make love on the piano in the hotel lounge ...
Disneyland Resort - Resorts
... Disneyland Hotel, the original hotel built by Jack Wrather which opened on October 5, 1955 and was acquired by Disney in 1988 ... Disney's Grand Californian Hotel Spa, based on the craftsman style of architecture of the early 1900s, which opened in 2001 ... Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel, a hotel themed after the section of Disney California Adventure it overlooks ...
Vicki Baum
... She is known for Menschen im Hotel ("People at a Hotel", 1929 - also known as "Grand Hotel"), one of her first international successes ...

Famous quotes containing the word hotel:

    Clean the spittoons.
    The steam in hotel kitchens,
    And the smoke in hotel lobbies,
    And the slime in hotel spittoons:
    Part of my life.
    Langston Hughes (1902–1967)

    ...what a thing it is to lie there all day in the fine breeze, with the pine needles dropping on one, only to return to the hotel at night so hungry that the dinner, however homely, is a fete, and the menu finer reading than the best poetry in the world! Yet we are to leave all this for the glare and blaze of Nice and Monte Carlo; which is proof enough that one cannot become really acclimated to happiness.
    Willa Cather (1876–1947)

    Consider his life which was valueless
    In terms of employment, hotel ledgers, news files.
    Consider. One bullet in ten thousand kills a man.
    Ask. Was so much expenditure justified
    On the death of one so young and so silly
    Lying under the olive tree, O world, O death?
    Stephen Spender (1909–1995)