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Motel Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a motor hotel

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a motor hotel

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Motel Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

A hotel or a guest-house is a large building with many rooms, where people can sleep when they are not at home. A motel is a hotel especially for motorists - people who drive cars - where the room door usually opens into the parking lot. Inn is sometimes used to mean a smaller hotel.

These places will rent a room for any number of days. They offer rooms to sleep, and want money for the service. There are also hotels where conferences are held.

Motel Sample Sentences in News

  • L.A. wants court to revive law allowing motel guest registry searches
    Los Angeles city attorneys are asking the Supreme Court to revive a local ordinance that gave police the authority to inspect guest-registration records of motels and hotels, arguing the surprise checks are needed to deter prostitutes and drug dealers and sometimes catch fugitives. Read more on this news related to 'Motel'
  • New photos released of motel room where 2-year-old found dead
    New evidence in the case of a 2-year-old boy who died at a motel off Lee Road in Orange County last June was released Wednesday, the same day his mother and her boyfriend were scheduled for a pre-trial hearing on child abuse charges. The boy, Justin Polk Jr., was found unresponsive at the Countryside Inn and Suites on Lee Road. He was living in a motel room with h Read more on this news related to 'Motel'
  • Lawsuit: NM motel owner sexually assaulted workers
    Court documents say Super 8 Motel owner Victor Chevdawala assaulted the women on number of occasions Read more on this news related to 'Motel'

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