motel vs hotel

motel hotel


  • 1) Of or relating to a motel.
  • 2) lodging establishment typically featuring a series of rooms whose entrance is immediately adjacent to a parking lot, as might facilitate easy access to one's automobile during an overnight stay, particularly located near a major highway
  • 3) Of architecture, interior design, etc, in the style of a motel; identical and anonymous.
  • 4) An establishment that provides lodging for motorists in rooms usually having direct access to an open parking area.
  • 5) a motor hotel
  • 6) characterized by an anonymous, temporary nature, as motel sex.
  • 7) any of several architectural or interior design styles associated with motels, such as "identicalness", "anonymity", or any other perceived attribute of motels, particularly as differentiated from hotels.
  • 8) property owned by a motel, as "motel towel", "motel ashtray", possibly imprinted or embroidered with the name of the establishment, frequently appropriated by tourists as a souvenir.


  • 1) The larger red property in the game of Monopoly, in contradistinction to houses.
  • 2) The letter H in the NATO phonetic alphabet. (This word is not translated, and is hotel in all languages.)
  • 3) An establishment that provides lodging and usually meals and other services for travelers and other paying guests.
  • 4) In France, the mansion or town residence of a person of rank or wealth.
  • 5) A house for entertaining strangers or travelers; an inn or public house, of the better class.
  • 6) a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
  • 7) A public office or building: as, the Hôtel de Ville (city hall) in Paris.
  • 8) A private city dwelling; particularly, a large town mansion.
  • 9) A house for entertaining strangers or travelers; an inn; especially, an inn of some style and pretensions. See inn.


  • 1) Officers found wigs and other disguises in his motel room and his car parked near the cinema exit.
  • 2) Better to flog the engines from dawn till dusk than risk friends spending a night in a hotel or motel.
  • 3) There she bunks up in a motel room on the side of the freeway and settles down for three months of surveillance.
  • 4) Instead of cowboys and speculators, she sees joggers and motel owners.
  • 5) With the school holidays only a month away, local shop and motel owners fear that their businesses will be hard hit.
  • 6) A motel room might have been better cleaned, too.
  • 7) Like the guy who approached me with a little proposition while I was checking into a cheap motel.
  • 8) A blind criminal delivering money to a gangster forces a motel owner to act as his eyes when he discovers the cash has been stolen.
  • 9) He would leave a suitcase, secured with a cheap padlock, in the closet of a motel room.
  • 10) ‘Hotels, motels and entertainment theme parks have a unique security problem.’
  • 11) ‘Accommodation in Cairns ranges from backpacker hostels to motels and five-star hotels.’
  • 12) ‘Contact motels and hotels in communities outside of your area and find out if they will accept pets in an emergency.’
  • 13) ‘Airlie Beach has a wide spectrum of accommodation, from motels to resort hotels, and prices are somewhat lower.’
  • 14) ‘Everything in it is so much nicer than at those cheap motels, from the room size to the paintings on the wall to the coffee maker in the bathroom.’
  • 15) ‘I hate hotels and motels, I hate sleeping in strange beds, showering in strange showers.’
  • 16) ‘All the hotels and motels along the waterfront has been totally destroyed.’
  • 17) ‘A number of good motels and hotels offer accommodation for a stopover, and there is a good choice of restaurants and cafes.’
  • 18) ‘Some motels and hotels actually work out to be more expensive, especially if you choose to stay in a suite.’
  • 19) ‘Hotels and motels usually renovate their properties every five to seven years.’
  • 20) ‘He never caused a scintilla of trouble at any of the dog-friendly hotels and motels we visited.’
  • 21) ‘Along with the signs, he said, the roadside motels and cafes are themselves art objects.’
  • 22) ‘If you plan to stay in hotels or motels along the way, call in advance to make sure they allow pets.’
  • 23) ‘There are of course a number of ways to save money on hotels and motels without compromising quality.’
  • 24) ‘Find out which motels and hotels in your area allow pets - well in advance of needing them.’
  • 25) ‘There are plenty of hotels and motels but not one permanent place of residence.’
  • 26) ‘Mountain cabin rentals provide a great alternative to standard hotels and motels.’
  • 27) ‘If you plan to stay in hotels or motels, remember to make reservations in advance.’
  • 28) ‘Wallpaper used to be reserved for conference centres, cheap motels and suburban sitting rooms.’
  • 29) ‘The dancers could not afford to stay in hotels or motels, so they were billeted with people from the community.’


  • 1) You could walk to the mall from both hotels we stayed in.
  • 2) Luck is building for a family dream of running a hotel.
  • 3) It is not unusual for a works outing to turn rowdy in the hotel bar.
  • 4) After a long drive my first requirement on arrival at a hotel is often to answer the call of nature.
  • 5) Could a five-star hotel really save my sanity?
  • 6) Stay in three and four-star hotels.
  • 7) Is it a luxury hotel?
  • 8) In 2018 construction will begin on a shopping centre and a five-star hotel.
  • 9) There also used to be tax relief for acquiring or building hotels.
  • 10) We meet at the bar of his hotel for drinks and tapas.
  • 11) Until recently company and business tenants often lived in hotels and holiday lets while on secondment.
  • 12) This is what hotel people say all the time.
  • 13) You can also stay in the hotel here.
  • 14) The site also includes deals at luxury hotels.
  • 15) It runs hotels and construction companies and owns huge areas of land.
  • 16) The rest of the building contains the hotel.
  • 17) We had a good night after the game with a few drinks at our hotel bar.
  • 18) Jobs in hotels and bars often include basic accommodation.
  • 19) The police arranged for the evacuation of people to two hotels as a safety precaution.
  • 20) The other acts are staying in hotels.
  • 21) We are sitting at a table in the hotel bar.
  • 22) Country hotels often have empty rooms in the middle of the week.
  • 23) The people who like hotel accommodation the least are those who have to stay in it.
  • 24) These extras helped make up for spending as much time on the bus as we would in our hotel over the holiday.
  • 25) It may be a five-star hotel but the staff are always chatting and being very sloppy.
  • 26) The restaurants in the four-star hotels mentioned above are at the classier end of the scale.
  • 27) Hopefully a five-star hotel nearby has some availability.
  • 28) Price is based on a budget ticket and four-star hotel.
  • 29) How that ties in with luxury hotels is anyone's guess.
  • 30) In time you'll run a hotel together.
  • 31) It is commonplace for hotels, holidays and tradesmen.
  • 32) You'll see the old hotel building.
  • 33) Staff and pupils stayed in five-star hotels and spent 800 on tips alone.
  • 34) For an entire year early in his consulting career, Mr. Stewart stashed his ­belongings with his family and moved from hotel to ­hotel on assignment.
  • 35) As his once splendid hotel was now occupied as a _hotel garni_, he hired a small chamber in the attic; it was but, as he said, changing his bedroom up two pair of stairs -- he was still in his own house.
  • 36) Underground at New York's Greenwich hotel, lantern lights reflect off the overhead beams of a 250-year-old wood-and-bamboo farmhouse, reconstructed by Japanese craftsmen to surround the pool and lounge area off the Shibui Spa, whose name the hotel translates as "a subtle and unobtrusive approach."
  • 37) Sitting nearly adjacent to the Staples Center, the hotel is a standout within the new LA LIVE entertainment and residential muti-plex and is hard to miss from the intersection of the I-110 and I-10 freeways.
  • 38) Because this hotel is a human institution to serve people, we hope that God will grant you peace and rest while you are under our roof.
  • 39) "I think a hotel is an amazingly complimentary use."
  • 40) Each of the “rooms” of the hotel is an individual cake!
  • 41) The breathing space lasted barely a breath: now another soulless behemoth of a hotel is being assembled, consuming the space, chewing out the sky.
  • 42) ‘He instead spent a couple of nights in a Frankfurt hotel room when nobody showed up to greet him at the other end.’
  • 43) ‘It has many of the trappings of a five-star hotel, but the service can be a bit patchy.’
  • 44) ‘The hotel staff would tell tourists how great it was and the tourists would want to go.’
  • 45) ‘There is a wide choice of accommodation, from modest apartments to five-star hotels.’
  • 46) ‘Medical and counselling services were on hand and free accommodation was available at hotels.’
  • 47) ‘One of my corporate sponsors had kindly donated a night's free accommodation in a proper hotel.’
  • 48) ‘The first play is the monologue of a travelling salesman, talking to a girl in his hotel room.’
  • 49) ‘The owners have other interests in hotels and tourism but business must surely be at an all time low?’
  • 50) ‘I have read that Americans think that the service in British hotels is lousy.’
  • 51) ‘As for breakfast, the meal that so few hotels get right - it turned out excellent.’
  • 52) ‘We don't usually get knocks at the door in the night when stopping in hotels.’
  • 53) ‘A chef from one of London's top hotels is serving school meals to pupils at a secondary school.’
  • 54) ‘They spent the night in hotels without a change of clothes because their bags remained on the plane.’
  • 55) ‘Hundreds of passengers spent the night in hotels as police made sure it was clear.’
  • 56) ‘We'll spend the night in a hotel there and board the ship for Australia the next day.’
  • 57) ‘Service throughout the hotel is bright and efficient without being spectacular.’
  • 58) ‘In the lobby they have brochures that indicate what services the hotel can provide.’
  • 59) ‘The costs had therefore included the bill for travel, as well as hotel accommodation.’
  • 60) ‘The hour-and-a-half long film is set in the claustrophobic confines of a dingy hotel room.’
  • 61) ‘It all ended up with five friends sleeping on the floor of his hotel room.’

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