The definition of a hostel is an inn with some common areas and few or no amenities.noun
An example of a hostel is a popular place for young people to stay in Europe.
Hostel is defined as to stay at inexpensive inns that usually have common living areas and little or no amenities.verb
An example of hostel is to take a trip through Europe staying at such inns.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME < OFr < LL hospitale: see hospital
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- A supervised, inexpensive lodging place for travelers, especially young travelers.
- An inn; a hotel.
Origin: Middle English, lodging, from Old French, from Medieval Latin hospitāle, hospice, inn; see hospital.