Meaning of hostel

hos•tel

Pronunciation: (hos'tl), [key]
— n., v. -teled, -tel•ing -telled, -tel•ling.
—n.
  1. an inexpensive, supervised lodging place for young people on bicycle trips, hikes, etc.
  2. a residence hall at a university.
  3. an inn.
—v.i.
  1. to travel, lodging each night at a hostel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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