The definition of a guesthouse is a separate facility from a main home that is designed to provide accommodations for visitors.
An apartment in the back of a large home designed to provide a place for visitors to stay is an example of a guesthouse.
- a small house on the same property as a larger main house, used as for guests
- a free-standing hotel unit, often like a cottage, rented to guests
Also written guest house
- A small house or cottage adjacent to a main house, used for lodging guests.
- A bed-and-breakfast.