hostelry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French hostelerie

Noun[edit]

hostelry (plural hostelries)

  1. an inn that provides overnight accommodation for travellers (and, originally, their horses)
  2. the art and skill of guest management at a commercial facility such as a hotel, inn, motel, bed and breakfast, or hostel; the hostelry trade, a degree in hostelry and tourism

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