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1. A small house or cottage adjacent to a main house, used for lodging guests.
2. A bed-and-breakfast.


(Commerce) a private home or boarding house offering accommodation, esp to travellers



n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
1. a building for guests separate from the main house on a large property.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guesthouse - a house separate from the main house; for housing guests
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
بَيت ضيافَه، فُندٌق صَغيردار الضيافَة
pieni hotelli
고급 하숙집
nhà khách


[ˈgesthaʊs] (guesthouses (pl)) [ˈgesthaʊzɪz] N
1. (Brit) (= hotel) → pensión f, casa f de huéspedes
2. (US) (in grounds of large house) → casa f de invitados


[ˈgɛstˌhaʊs] npensione f


(gest) noun
a visitor received in a house, in a hotel etc. We are having guests for dinner; (also adjective) a guest bedroom.
ˈguesthouse noun
a small hotel.


دار الضيافَة penzion gæstehus Gästehaus ξενώνας casa de huéspedes pieni hotelli pension prenoćište pensione ゲストハウス 고급 하숙집 pension gjestehus pensjonat casa para hóspedes гостиница pensionat บ้านรับรองแขก konukevi nhà khách 宾馆
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