motor lodge

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motor lodge

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a hotel for motorists, typically having rooms adjacent to a parking area.
[1920–25, Amer.;b. motor and hotel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.motor lodge - a hotel for motoristsmotor lodge - a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
hotel - a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
motel - a motor hotel
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They were mostly utilitarian, these roadside motor hotels (motels for short), as were their locations - no one stayed the night for the view of the highway.
This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing short-term lodging in facilities known as hotels, motor hotels, resort hotels, and motels.
Motor hotels like his sprang up all along the route -- quick, convenient places drivers could pull into and relax after a long day's journey.
Previous to joining Meyer Jabara, Sacco held the positions with Holiday Inns in Boston and Prime Motor Hotels in Fairfield, NJ.
Motor hotels combined the services and facilities of hotels with the convenience of motels.