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Noun: hostel  hós-t(u)l
  1. A hotel providing overnight lodging for travellers
    - hostelry, inn, lodge, auberge
  2. Inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
    - youth hostel, student lodging

Derived forms: hostels

Type of: hotel, housing, living accommodations, lodging

Encyclopedia: Hostel, part ii