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1. A small house or cottage adjacent to a main house, used for lodging guests.
2. A bed-and-breakfast.
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(Commerce) a private home or boarding house offering accommodation, esp to travellers
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n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
1. a building for guests separate from the main house on a large property.
[before 1000]
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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"
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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
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[ˈgɛstˌhaʊs] npensione f
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(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.
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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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ISLAMABAD -- A meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Chinese Counterpart Wang Yi is underway at Diaoyutai Sate Guesthouse Beijing.
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 16 (ANI): A fire broke out at the Kapoor Guesthouse in Lenin Sarani road of Kolkata on Sunday evening.
KARACHI -- The Sindh High Court has granted bail to six suspects in a case pertaining to the death of six of a family who died after inhaling a poisonous gas at the Qasr-i-Naz government guesthouse.
He is suspected of killing the 21-year-old waitress at a Donkeo town guesthouse before fleeing to neighbouring Kampong Speu province.
According to the ( Chosun Ilbo newspaper , the unidentified administrator of the official Paekhwawon guesthouse in Pyongyang was found guilty of corruption after the ruling Workers' Party's Organization and Guidance Department conducted a raid on his property in October, on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's orders.
Synopsis: Innkeeper Alison Kerby is determined to keep her mind, body, and soul focused on bringing high-spirited hospitality to her lodgers at the Haunted Guesthouse. She simply has no time for any more murder investigations, no matter what Paul Harrison, her resident ghost detective, says.
A Filipino domestic helper and her employer in Hong Kong are facing illegal employment charges before the Eastern Magistrates Courts in Sai Wan Ho for running an illegal guesthouse.
Punjab Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan has said the government will build a guesthouse near the shrine of Syed Ali Hajveri (Data Sahib).
The building was constructed as a guesthouse in 1913 under Japanese rule and housed several visiting heads of state and important diplomats, according to CNA.
Mobile phones and bags were stolen on Tuesday from a guesthouse rented out by tourists in Kato Paphos by an unknown man, who during his escape crashed his car and abandoned the scene, police said.
The Hosh Al-Syrian Guesthouse today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor A Certificate of Excellence.