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hos·tel

 (hŏs′təl)
n.
1. A supervised, inexpensive lodging place for travelers, especially young travelers.
2. An inn; a hotel.
intr.v. hos·teled, hos·tel·ing, hos·tels
To stay at hostels while traveling.

[Middle English, lodging, from Old French, from Medieval Latin hospitāle, hospice, inn; see hospital.]

hostel

(ˈhɒstəl)
n
1. a building providing overnight accommodation, as for the homeless, etc
2. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) See youth hostel
3. Brit a supervised lodging house for nurses, workers, etc
4. archaic another word for hostelry
[C13: from Old French, from Medieval Latin hospitāle hospice; see hospital]

hos•tel

(ˈhɒs tl)

n., v. -teled, -tel•ing (esp. Brit.) -telled, -tel•ling. n.
1. an inexpensive, supervised lodging place for young travelers.
2. an inn.
v.i.
3. to travel, lodging each night at a hostel.
[1200–50; Middle English (h)ostel < Old French < Medieval Latin hospitāle guesthouse]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hostel - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelershostel - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
caravan inn, caravansary, caravanserai, khan - an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
hotel - a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
imaret - a hostel for pilgrims in Turkey
post house, posthouse - an inn for exchanging post horses and accommodating riders
roadhouse - an inn (usually outside city limits on a main road) providing meals and liquor and dancing and (sometimes) gambling
2.hostel - inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
housing, living accommodations, lodging - structures collectively in which people are housed

hostel

noun cheap hotel, YMCA, YWCA, youth hostel, dormitory She spent two years living in a hostel, with no possessions.
Translations
بَيتُ الشَّبَابُمسْكِن للطلبَه ، دار داخِلِيَّه للطلبَهنَزْل، مَسْكِن للشباب او المتنزِّهين
ubytovnakolejnoclehárna
herbergkollegium=-kollegium
hostelli
hostel
szálló
gististaîur; farfuglaheimilistúdentagarîur
ホステル
호스텔
jaunimo nakvynės namai
kopmītne
študentski dom
vandrarhem
หอพักนักเรียน
nhà trọ

hostel

[ˈhɒstəl] Nresidencia f; (= youth hostel) → albergue m juvenil (Univ) → residencia f de estudiantes

hostel

[ˈhɒstəl] n
(for homeless people)foyer m
(also youth hostel) → auberge f de jeunesse

hostel

n (for students, workers etc) → (Wohn)heim nt
vi to go hostellingin Jugendherbergen übernachten

hostel

[ˈhɒstl] n (for students, nurses) → pensionato; (for homeless people) → ospizio, ricovero (also youth hostel) → ostello della gioventù

hostel

(ˈhostəl) noun
1. a building with simple accommodation, especially for young people, hikers etc. a youth hostel.
2. a building where students etc may live. a nurses' hostel.

hostel

بَيتُ الشَّبَابُ ubytovna herberg Heim ξενώνας νέων albergue juvenil, hostal hostelli auberge hostel ostello ホステル 호스텔 jeugdherberg herberge schronisko albergue общежитие vandrarhem หอพักนักเรียน öğrenci yurdu nhà trọ 客栈
Hostel   
References in classic literature ?
Every house in Mozhaysk had soldiers quartered in it, and at the hostel where Pierre was met by his groom and coachman there was no room to be had.
A good glass in the bishop's hostel in the devil's seat forty-one degrees and thirteen minutes northeast and by north main branch seventh limb east side shoot from the left eye of the death's-head a bee line from the tree through the shot fifty feet out.
Acting upon this hint, I made the division thus: 'A good glass in the Bishop's hostel in the Devil's seat - forty-one degrees and thirteen minutes - northeast and by north - main branch seventh limb east side - shoot from the left eye of the death's-head - a bee-line from the tree through the shot fifty feet out.
He stopped Alleyne to ask him whether it was not true that there was a hostel somewhere in those parts which was especially famous for the stewing of eels.
It resulted, then, from this habit that on the said first Monday of April, 1625, the citizens, on hearing the clamor, and seeing neither the red-and-yellow standard nor the livery of the Duc de Richelieu, rushed toward the hostel of the Jolly Miller.
Sherry, sir--certainly," said their host, turning to his hostel.
The global financial crisis has meant that many travellers on a restricted budget have been seeking out cheaper forms of accommodation, with hostels being among the most popular.
With about 21,000 members, Scotland's association has a network of youth hostels in 67 locations.
Currently 100 hostels cater for a wide range of offenders including both male and female offenders, sexual, drug and violent offenders (HMI Probation et al.
The Evangelical Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN) has launched a trust fund to help sustain its hostels throughout the country.
Most memorable celebrations in hostels are surprise birthday parties - when the clock strikes 12, birthday songs are sung, doors are slammed so that everyone can hear and the party starts.